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Olsen Ebright is the assistant news director, digital for KTLA 5 News. He joined the station in 2013. He previously worked as a digital media producer for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, KNTV-TV in the San Francisco Bay Area and WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio.

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  • ‘Didn’t Know Where Else to Go:’ Fans Gather Outside Staples Center Following Death of Kobe Bryant

    Hundreds of fans gathered Sunday afternoon at L.A. Live Plaza outside Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles following the death of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Bryant, who spent his entire 20-year career with the team, was killed in a helicopter crash earlier in the day. He was 41. A few of the fans who gathered outside the arena told KTLA’s Doug Kolk, “they didn’t know where else to go.” Video from outside the arena shows one fan placing a wreath. […]

  • Christopher Dennis dressed as Superman joins the crowd of 1,580 costumed superheroes during the successful attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of superheroes outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Oct. 2, 2010. (Credit: Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)

    Christopher Dennis, Known as ‘Hollywood Superman,’ Dies at 52

    Christopher Dennis, who was known as the “Hollywood Superman” for impersonating the Man of Steel for nearly 30 years along the Walk of Fame and beyond, has died. The street performer was 52, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The death was confirmed by Morgan Siebert, one of the owners of the Super Museum in Illinois. A cause of death was not immediately known. Dennis became a Hollywood Boulevard staple with other characters who walked along the stretch greeting tourists. He […]

  • Chris Burrous, Liberte Chan and Lynette Romero pose for a fun Easter photo on the KTLA set on April 5, 2015.

    Chris Burrous Remembered as Kind, Funny Broadcaster Who Loved People

    As news of Chris Burrous’ death spread Thursday evening, the KTLA newsroom was flooded with calls, emails and other online messages, offering condolences and remembrance of the broadcaster and KTLA fixture. “Our family wishes to extend our deepest condolences to the family & the KTLA 5 family of Chris Burrous. We are absolutely devastated by his passing and will miss him terribly! God bless you and our love to Lynette & Liberte,” wrote Ray and Juanita Yanez of Chino in […]

  • A brush fire was burning near the L.A. Zoo in Griffith Park on Nov. 9, 2018. (Credit: @themitchellfink)

    30-Acre Brush Fire in Griffith Park 60 Percent Contained; Firefighter Hospitalized, Some L.A. Zoo Animals Evacuated

    One firefighter was hospitalized as crews worked in Griffith Park on Friday morning to contain a 30-acre brush fire that prompted the evacuation of some animals from the Los Angeles Zoo. The Los Angeles Fire Department firefighter was hospitalized with a non-life-threatening injury in a lower extremity, according to the department. As of 2:00 p.m., the fire had burned 30 acres and was at 60 percent containment, LAFD spokesperson Margaret Stewart stated in a news alert. Crews will be work […]

  • Two police officers are credited with helping deliver a baby on Dec. 25, 2017. (Credit: LAPD Capt. Marc Reina)

    LAPD Officers Help Deliver ‘Christmas Baby’ in Downtown Los Angeles Apartment Building

    Two LAPD officers helped deliver a baby girl in downtown Los Angeles on Monday afternoon before paramedics were able to arrive, according to police. The delivery happened in an apartment building located at 451 S. Main St., police said. The officers were responding to reports of a woman screaming, police said. When they arrived at the fifth floor, the woman was pacing in a hallway. Four building security officers were already with the woman when the two LAPD Central Area officers […]

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    Woman Killed, Ex-Husband Hospitalized in Attempted Murder-Suicide in Bellflower, Authorities Say

    A woman was shot dead and a man injured Christmas Day in Bellflower in what authorities described as an attempted murder-suicide involving a divorced couple. Authorities were called to the 9100 block of Rosecrans Avenue about 3:15 p.m. Monday, when they found a Hispanic woman with at least one gunshot wound to her upper torso, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim, a Hispanic man, was hospitalized after being shot, […]

  • Police respond to a shooting outside a Denny's restaurant on Dec. 15, 2017 (Credit: Chris Gierowski, KTLA)

    2 Dead in Shooting Outside Panorama City Denny’s Restaurant

    Two people were killed Friday following an early morning shooting in Panorama City, according to police. The incident happened about 3:20 a.m. at the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and Chase Street, police said. Van Nuys Boulevard would be closed for several hours between Parthenia Street and Roscoe Boulevard as officers investigated the scene. The victims were sitting on a bus bench in front of the Denny’s located at 8500 Van Nuys Blvd. when they were shot, according to Los […]

  • 11-Year-Old Boy Missing in Pomona Found Safe: Police

    An 11-year-old boy reported missing Friday has been found safe, according to the Pomona Police Department. Adam Hernandez was described as being in “good health” and not injured, according to a statement from police. The boy ran away from his foster home and was later taken to a Department of Children & Family Services office in Glendora on Friday morning by his biological father, police said. The boy was last seen about 6 p.m. Thursday in front of an apartment […]

  • 18-Month-Old Boy Dies After Incident at Fontana Day Care

    A Fontana mother is mourning her 18-month-old son who was fatally injured in an incident at his day care. The incident happened Oct. 5, according to a GoFundMe page created by a friend of the family of toddler Deacon Ryan Morin. Police on Tuesday said officers were called to Marriott Family Child Care in the 6800 block of Royal Crest Place for a child reported not breathing. When medical personnel arrived, they took over CPR and the 18-month-old was taken to Kaiser […]

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