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Search Underway for 3-Year-Old’s Parents, Guardians After She’s Abandoned at the Grove

ktla.com — Police asked for the public's help Saturday in locating the parents or guardians of a 3-year-old girl who was abandoned at the Grove shopping center in L.A.'s Fairfax neighborhood. Parking attendants said a woman dropped off Audrey at the valley parking area at 189 The Grove Dr. (map) around 6 p.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @KTLA: #BREAKING: Audrey, 3, has been reunited with her parent after being found alone Sat. ktlane.ws/1wZzhDK pic.twitter.com/9gXQFVemD8

Dec 21, 2014

@KTLA: #BREAKING: Audrey, 3, has been reunited with her parent after being found alone Sat. ktlane.ws/1wZzhDK pic.twitter.com/qghZSSGJK8

Dec 21, 2014

RT @KTLA: Police continue searching for 3 y/o girl's parents/guardians. She was abandoned at the Grove. ktlane.ws/1wZzhDK pic.twitter.com/WLHYz7ZWT1

Dec 21, 2014

Who abandons a 3-year-old at the Grove in the middle of Christmas? Horrifying: ktla.com/2014/12/21/sea…

Viewers Send in Ornaments to Fill the KTLA Morning News Weekends Tree

ktla.com — Throughout the month of December we have been asking KTLA viewers to send in ornaments to fill our weekend morning news tree. Thank you to everyone who send in ornaments and holiday blessings to us this season.

Florida Police Officer, Formerly With NYPD, Is Killed

ktla.com — Florida police officer who was a former member of the New York Police Department was shot and killed early Sunday morning while responding to a routine service call. Tarpon Springs Police Officer Charles Kondek was shot about 3 a.m., the Pinellas County Sheriff's office said in a statement.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @NYCEMSwebsite: Veteran Florida Police Officer & former NYPD cop was shot & killed while on-duty this morning. ktlane.ws/1JEbUGI ht…

2 NYPD Officers Shot ‘Ambush-Style,’ in Critical Condition; Alleged Gunman Is Dead

ktla.com — Two New York police officers were shot ambush-style Saturday as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn, according to two law enforcement sources. Both officers were shot in the head, the sources said. Few other details were available. They were rushed to a hospital in critical condition, said police spokesman Sgt.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @KTLA: Gunman who killed NYPD officers prev. arrested 19 times; imprisoned nearly 2 yrs for criminal possession of a weapon ktlane.ws/1wXyOCc

Dec 21, 2014

RT @KTLA: NYPD releases photos of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, killed in ambush-style shooting ktlane.ws/1zhQlZa pic.twitter.com/QxW5Wt8Sdx

Dec 20, 2014

RT @KTLA: NYPD releases photos of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, killed in ambush-style shooting ktlane.ws/1zhQlZa pic.twitter.com/QxW5Wt8Sdx

Dec 20, 2014

RT @KTLA: #BREAKING: Both NYPD officers have died following "ambush-style" shooting ktlane.ws/1wXyOCc

Dec 20, 2014

RT @KTLA: #BREAKING: Both NYPD officers have died following "ambush-style" shooting ktlane.ws/1wXyOCc

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‘Gayle On The Go’ for Sunday, December 21

ktla.com — Christmas day is just four days away, so all of Santa's elves are working hard to make sure children have a good Christmas. It's not too late, you can still make donations this weekend. KTLA's Gayle Anderson has the details in 'Gayle On The Go.' It's a sign of the season!
Dec 21, 2014

This is the LAST WEEKEND for many fun ( and in some cases FREE) holiday activities for family friends, AND YOU!ktla.com/2014/12/21/gay…

‘Liberte & Justice For Paws’ for Sunday, December 21

ktla.com — Some loving pets are looking to find a new home. If you are interested in any of the animals featured today please contact the LA Animal Rescue as soon as possible.

Firefighters Extinguish ‘Stubborn’ Blaze at 5-Story Apartment Building in Westwood; 1 Hospitalized

ktla.com — More than 120 firefighters on Saturday night were battling a fire at six-story apartment building in Westwood, authorities said. There were no immediate reports of injuries. The blaze was burning in a fourth-floor unit, one of 46, at the Wilshire Manor Apartments in the 10600 block of Wilshire Boulevard, according to the Los Angele Fire Department.
Dec 21, 2014

RT @KTLA: Update: Firefighters extinguish 'stubborn' fire at apartment building in Westwood; 1 civilian hospitalized ktlane.ws/1CgD44l

KTLA Weather: Liberte Chan’s Saturday Forecast

ktla.com — Cool and partly cloudy were expected Saturday with daytime highs in the 60s. A warming trend would likely build Sunday and continue through Wednesday, followed by a cooling trend beginning Christmas day.

‘Gayle On The Go’ for Saturday, December 20

ktla.com — Ice skating! It's a holiday tradition! You say your skating skills For the 17th year, Holiday Ice Rink Pershing Square is open and ready for outdoor skating. Skating and a variety of family Skaters can enjoy The Rink in Downtown Burbank. Special events at The Rink this season include Ugly Sweater Mondays, '80s Night Wednesdays, and Thursday Night Fever.
Dec 20, 2014

Fun(and in some cases free)things can you do with family & friends? Suggestions! Saturday "HOLIDAY GAYLE ON THE GO!" ktla.com/2014/12/20/gay…

Wheelchair Belonging to 4-Year-Old Girl With Special Needs Stolen From Corona Family’s Porch

ktla.com — Police in Corona asked the public for help Friday in finding a stolen wheelchair that belongs to a 4-year-old girl with Down Syndrome who is unable to walk. The specialized chair was taken from the family's front porch in the 300 block of West Grand Boulevard (map) sometime between 10 p.m.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @KTLA: Outpouring of support allows @CoronaPD to coordinate donation of new wheelchair for 4 y/o whose own chair was stolen ktlane.ws/1Gz9giX

Dec 19, 2014

RT @KTLA: Wheelchair belonging to 4-year-old girl with special needs stolen from Corona family’s porch ktlane.ws/1Gz9giX pic.twitter.com/yTJd9GXgyd

New Details Released in Shooting Death of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo

ktla.com — Autopsy results Friday revealed new details in the shooting death of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo. Kareen Wynter reports from Boyle Heights for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.

Staples Hack Exposes 1.16 Million Credit Cards

ktla.com — After a two-month wait, Staples on Friday evening announced hackers broke into its computers and stole data on 1.16 million shoppers' credit cards and debit cards. Staples first announced it was investigating a potential data breach in the Northeast in October. Staples released details of its investigation on Friday, just as the holiday shopping season comes to a close.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @KTLA: Staples says hackers stole data on 1.16 million shoppers' credit and debit cards. ktlane.ws/1sRbTdx pic.twitter.com/LF71sFDZmG

Caramel Apples Linked to at Least 4 Deaths in 10 States, Including California

ktla.com — A sweet treat has turned potentially deadly for dozens of people in multiple states. At least four people have died - in a fifth case tests are pending - after eating caramel apples that may have been infected with Listeria monocytogenes.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @KTLA: Four people have died after eating caramel apples tainted with Listeria, including one in CA. ktlane.ws/1JwP8R4 pic.twitter.com/yCnIHjAPLr

Tech Behind Pop-Up Ice Rinks

ktla.com — Pop-up ice rinks are sprouting up across the country! Pop-up ice skating rinks have become a fixture for the holiday season. You can now find them just about everywhere! NEVER MISS ANOTHER TECH REPORT - LIKE RICH ON FACEBOOK! On our visit to Woodland Hills Ice, Wayne Assume, fro...

Friday Marks Busiest Air Travel Day of Year; Delays Expected

ktla.com — With Friday being touted as the busiest air travel day of the year, travel experts were warning anyone headed to the airport to expect some delays. Chris Burrous reports from LAX for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Dec. 19, 2014.
Dec 19, 2014

Picked up my Sis at LAX. Only took 2 hours. @jasonrball: Of course I'm traveling @KTLA busiest air travel day of year ktlane.ws/1GyWJvP

Dec 19, 2014

Of course I'm traveling @KTLA: Today is the busiest air travel day of the year, @chrisburrous ktlane.ws/1GyWJvP pic.twitter.com/o2yZHPvuJI

Boy, 6, Fourth to Die in Redondo Beach Crash; Alleged DUI Driver Expected in Court

ktla.com — Hours before an alleged DUI driver was expected to appear make her first court appearance, authorities announced that a fourth victim - a kindergartner- died as a result of a collision outside a Redondo Beach church. The Los Angeles County Department of Coroner confirmed early Friday that Samuel Gaza died the previous night at a hospital.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @KTLA: Here's Margo Bronstein at her Torrance arraignment over the quadruple-fatal Redondo crash ktlane.ws/1zH00rd pic.twitter.com/ekzYPeDXxs

Dec 19, 2014

RT @KTLA: Here's Margo Bronstein at her Torrance arraignment over the quadruple-fatal Redondo crash ktlane.ws/1zH00rd pic.twitter.com/ekzYPeDXxs

Dec 19, 2014

RT @KTLA: Bail for Redondo crash driver Margo Bronstein, charged w/ 5 felonies, raised to $500K ktlane.ws/1zH00rd pic.twitter.com/tIxrXoTuzl

OC High School Student Walks After Spending Most of Life in Wheelchair

ktla.com — An Orange County high school student with cerebral palsy was walking Friday after spending most of his life in a wheelchair. Octavio Nieto is a 17-year-old senior enrolled in a special needs program at Tesoro High School that offers students "Tesoro dollars" for accomplishing their goals.
Dec 21, 2014

If you need a break from all the depressing stuff, this should do it ..OC Teen Walks for First Time bit.ly/1xA5vbz

Video Captures Huntington Beach Toddler Who Was Born Deaf Hearing Mother’s Voice for First Time

ktla.com — A 2-year-old Huntington Beach boy who was born deaf got to hear his mother's voice for the first time recently after receiving a cochlear implant. When Ryan Aprea was born more than two months premature in March 2012, he weighed in at less than two pounds, according to a page on Spray Pal, a company run by his parents that makes a spray for cloth diapers.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @jasonrball: What a great family. Good work @KimberlyChengTV Toddler Who Was Born Deaf Hearing Mother’s Voice for First Time @KTLA ktla.com/2014/12/17/vid…

Massive Downtown Los Angeles Fire Was Arson: ATF, LAFD

ktla.com — Federal investigators have concluded the fire last week that consumed a downtown Los Angeles apartment complex under construction was deliberately set, according to a source close to the investigation. Investigators have been digging through the rubble left by last week's blaze, sometimes wading in knee-deep rainwater during the storms that swept through the area, collecting samples from suspected points of origin.