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Nude man breaks into Bel Air home, kills family’s pet birds

A homeowner confronted a naked man after he broke into his family’s Bel Air home and killed their pet birds. Mat Sabz was at home when his wife Monica called him to tell him someone was inside their house, Sabz said. The man helped himself to a shower and a pair of Sabz’s shorts.  The […]

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KTLA

Pursuit of stolen semi-truck ends in crash into Chino home

What started as a pursuit of a stolen big rig through Pomona ended with a crash into a Chino home Saturday afternoon, according to the Pomona Police Department.  At around 12:19 p.m., the owner of the semi-truck notified police that his vehicle was stolen from a tire shop in Montclair. The suspect was identified as […]

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KTLA

June gloom expected to return to SoCal after unusual heat wave

It’s fun to brag about Southern California’s temperate climate — until a heat wave strikes. This week, the region saw an unusual heat wave, with humid, almost monsoon-like conditions adding to the misery. It also rained Thursday for about five minutes. In the Antelope Valley, Lancaster hit 110 degrees Friday, breaking the record of 108 for […]

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Arts and jazz festival in Pomona commemorates first Juneteenth national holiday

The 31st annual event featured live musical performances by gospel, R&B and jazz artists.

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KTLA

Vaccination rate is below average for L.A. police and firefighters

COVID-19 vaccination rates for police and firefighting personnel in Los Angeles and prison employees across California are significantly lower than the state’s average for other adults, raising concerns among medical ethicists and public safety leaders about whether unvaccinated first responders could become a threat to public health. While about 72% of adult Californians and 64% […]

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KTLA

44-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash near Chino Hills shopping center

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday after colliding with a car near a Chino Hills shopping center, officials reported. The crash was reported at 10:28 a.m. near Chino Hills Parkway and Pipeline Avenue. Responding deputies found good samaritans performing CPR on the motorcyclist and took over life saving efforts. The victim, who was identified as a […]

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KTLA

Hotline created for public to report other freeway incidents connected to couple charged in Aiden Leos road rage shooting death in O.C.

As the case against a couple charged in the freeway shooting death of an Orange County boy moves through the court process, officials have set up a dedicated hotline to gather more information about other freeway shootings possibly connected to the suspects. The hotline was announced Saturday by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, in […]

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KTLA

Pasadena businesses celebrate grand openings, reopenings as coronavirus pandemic wanes

The city of Pasadena is holding a shopping and dining day to welcome new businesses, as well as some established ones reopening, in the area.

Megan Telles reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 19, 2021.

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KTLA

Community leaders, elected officials gather in downtown L.A. to rally support for DA George Gascón, reform efforts

Community organizers, activists and local officials gathered in downtown Los Angeles Friday to show their support for L.A. District Attorney George Gascón and his justice reform efforts. The event comes amid a recall effort against Gascón, who has drawn criticism and pushback from law enforcement officials and victims rights advocates, over various progressive directives including […]

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KTLA

LAPD hosts baseball game, free community barbecue ahead of Father’s Day in Pacoima

The Los Angeles Police Department hosted a baseball game and free barbecue to celebrate Father’s Day weekend. “We’re giving back to the fathers here in the community,” said LAPD Officer Michael J. Scott. “So our organization, the Los Angeles Police Foundation and the Community Safety Partnership came together with Blinky Rodriguez and we decided to […]