Steve Ganey is a digital news producer at KTLA. Steve previously worked with the digital team at KTLA’s sister station WDAF in Kansas City, Missouri, before moving to L.A.

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  • Kobe Abbott is seen in this booking photo from the Simi Valley Police Department.

    Simi Valley Man Accused of Targeting His Own Grandmother in Fraudulent Check Scam

    Simi Valley police arrested a 21-year-old man on Wednesday accused of writing fraudulent checks to himself from two Simi Valley residents, including his own grandmother who is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Kobe Abbott was booked on suspicion of identity theft, burglary, and possession of stolen property, after investigators say he obtained the personal information of his grandmother and another Simi Valley resident, and used that information to alter and forge several checks, which he cashed. Abbott was able to defraud […]

  • Max Wright is seen in this promotional photo for the television series "Buffalo Bill," which ran from 1983-1984. (Photo by Herb Ball/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

    ‘ALF’ Star Max Wright Dies at 75 After Bout With Cancer

    Max Wright, the star of the hit 80s sitcom “ALF” died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Wright passed away at his home in Hermosa Beach at the age of 75. Family sources confirmed to Hollywood reporter the actor was diagnosed with lymphoma in 1995, but had been in remission for some time. Widely known for his role as Willie Tanner on ‘ALF,’ which ran for four seasons from 1986 to 1990, Wright’s acting […]

  • Kaitlyn Salazar speaks to KTLA on June 24, 2019 after being struck by a foul ball at a Dodgers game the day before. (Credit: KTLA)

    Dodgers Stadium to Improve Safety Netting After Fan Struck by Foul Ball

    On a scale of 1 to 10, Kaitlyn Salazar said her pain was at an 11 after taking a foul ball to the head off the bat of Cody Bellinger. The Dodgers now say they’re studying how to improve the protective netting. Kaitlyn Salazar, 13, was hit Sunday and taken to a hospital for precautionary tests. On Monday, the team said in a statement that it began looking last offseason into how the netting at Dodger Stadium could be reconfigured. […]

  • Oxycodone pills are seen on March 23, 2016 in Norwich, CT. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

    Downey Attorney Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Charge After Posting Ads for Opioids on Craigslist

    A Los Angeles attorney pleaded guilty Monday to a federal drug trafficking charge for selling more than 1,000 oxycodone pills after posting ads on Craigslist, prosecutors announced Monday in a news release. According to court documents, Jackie Ferrari, 36, of Downey, sold 50 oxycodone pills for $1,200 to a law enforcement source on Jan. 10. Ferrari was arrested eight days later after agreeing to sell the source another 180 pills for $4,100. The investigation began after a 22-year-old woman died […]

  • In this photo illustration, a bottle containing a measles vaccine is seen at the Miami Children's Hospital on January 28, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Creit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    L.A. County Health Officials Warn of Possible Measles Exposure in Westwood, Brentwood

    The Los Angeles Department of Public Health is checking on two L.A. County residents who recently traveled and become sick with measles after returning home, the agency said Saturday. Officials are now working to identify other residents who may come in contact with these individuals. Health officials said the potential measles exposure occurred at the following locations: Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave. in Westwood, from 8 to 11 p.m. June 7 Toscana Restaurant, 11633 San Vicente Blvd. in Brentwood, […]

  • Santa Barbara County sheriff's deputies seized about 20 tons of illegal cannabis from a cultivation site near Buellton. (Credit: Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department)

    Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies Seize 20 Tons of Illegal Cannabis Near Buellton

    Deputies with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department’s Cannabis Compliance Team and multiple other law enforcement agencies seized about 20 tons of illegal cannabis and destroyed about 350,000 plants from an illegal grow operation near Buellton, the Sheriff’s Department said Saturday in a news release. Detectives executed four search warrants at the location in the 1800 block of West Highway 246, just outside the Buellton city limits. The cultivation site was located on a 187-acre property of agricultural land, with […]

  • A police vehicle is seen in a file photo. (Credit: Getty Images)

    Ventura Police Search for Man Who Exposed Himself to 8-Year-Old Girl at Kohl’s

    Ventura police are on the lookout for a man who allegedly exposed himself to an 8-year-old girl in the children’s clothing section of a Kohl’s department store on Friday. The incident took place at the Kohl’s at 4950 Telephone Road in Ventura shortly before 4:30 p.m., police wrote on the neighborhood community forum, Nextdoor. Investigators spoke to the girl, as well as loss prevention officers at the store, and learned that the girl was walking next to the changing rooms […]

  • Santa Clarita Woman Says Her Bitter Ex-Boyfriend Sold Her Puppy on Craigslist

    A Santa Clarita woman is desperately searching for her 5-month-old Pomeranian puppy after she says her bitter ex-boyfriend stole the dog and sold it on Craigslist. Ashley Farley said her out-of-state boyfriend was staying at her apartment in Canyon Country, when he sold her puppy, Ella, while she was at work on June 11. Now she’s seeking all the help she can get in tracking down the couple who bought her puppy. “I’m willing to reimburse whoever has her, leave […]

  • The Marilyn Monroe statue atop the Four Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo is seen. (Credit: KTLA)

    Marilyn Monroe Statue Stolen From Atop Gazebo on Hollywood Boulevard

    A small statue of Marilyn Monroe in her iconic pose from “The Seven Year Itch” has been sawed off and stolen from atop her perch near the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Police are still searching for those responsible, but security cameras around the block did catch the suspects making their getaway. Police said they were called to the Four Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo around 11 p.m. Sunday night after witnesses saw a man taking a hacksaw to the statue. Investigators […]

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