Steve Kuzj, KTLA 5

Steve Kuzj


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Past articles by Steve:

Customers asked to show proof of vaccination to enter some SoCal bars

Some Southern California bars are requiring customers show proof of vaccination to enter in hopes of stopping the spread of the highly contagious delta variant. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on July 21, 2021. → Read More

California vaccine lottery: 15 more winners to be selected for $50,000 prizes on Friday

California on Friday is set to draw the second round of winners of $50,000 cash prizes in the state's "Vax for the Win" COVID-19 vaccine incentive program. → Read More

Arrest made in BB gun shootings on Riverside freeway, CHP says

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a suspect Wednesday who motorists say shot at them with a BB gun on Tuesday in the Riverside area. CHP Assistant Chief Donald Goodbrand, who is overseeing an investigation into about 80 such shootings across Southern California, said the man was arrested Wednesday morning after motorist reported being shot at […] → Read More

Pellet gun shootings unnerve drivers on 91 Freeway

Taryn Campbell sat at the wheel of her Ford Flex, grinding along in stop-and-go traffic on the 91 Freeway. That was when she heard the “loud popping sound.” “It startled me. I saw the window had been cracked,” Campbell said. “The car behind me was two lengths back, so I knew I hadn’t been rear-ended. […] → Read More

Suspected BB gun shooting in Corona becomes latest in string of 91 Freeway attacks

Another BB or pellet gun shooting took place on the 91 Freeway late Tuesday night. The shooting was reported about 11 p.m. as the vehicle was headed eastbound in Corona, California Highway Patrol officials confirmed. Investigators say they are looking into at least 57 similar incidents involving vehicles traveling through Riverside, Orange and Los Angeles […] → Read More

Topanga Canyon area residents still under evacuation orders Monday in 0% contained Palisades Fire

Two arson suspects have been detained in the Palisades Fire, which continues to spread with 0% containment. → Read More

Disneyland reservations open to long wait times

With Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park set to reopen on April 30 after a yearlong closure, the reservation system to enter the parks opened at 8 a.m. Thursday. Because the state is requiring theme parks that reopen to limit capacity, the Anaheim theme park is requiring all guests ages 3 and older to make a […] → Read More

No gas leak at Valley Glen explosion that sent 2 to hospital, but evidence of marijuana grow in garage: LAFD

Investigators found no evidence of a gas leak at the Valley Glen home where an explosion late Sunday sent two men to the hospital and resulted in evacuations, officials said Monday. They also found no signs of a THC extraction lab at the location, but there was evidence of marijuana being grown in the garage […] → Read More

Findings in Tiger Woods crash investigation to be revealed by L.A. County sheriff

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is set to release its findings Wednesday into a violent car crash that left golf legend Tiger Woods with severe injuries in February. → Read More

Californians age 50 and up can now register for COVID-19 vaccine

All Californians aged 50 and older can register for a COVID-19 vaccine shot as of Thursday. Appointments for Angelenos can be made online on the city’s COVID-19 vaccine registration website. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on April 1, 2021. → Read More

Officer shot in face, gunman killed during shootout near USC

An officer was shot in the face and a gunman killed during a standoff near the University of Southern California. → Read More

2 killed, 3 critically injured in head-on crash in Lake View Terrace

Two people were killed and three others injured when two vehicles where involved in a head-on collision in Lake View Terrace overnight. The crash was reported shortly before 12:30 a.m. in the 11200 block of North Wheatland Avenue, the Los Angeles Fire Department stated in a news alert. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 10, 2021. → Read More

New vaccination site, with Uber plan to bring residents to appointments, opens at USC

A new coronavirus vaccination center that will also provide thousands of free and discounted Uber rides to bring South L.A. residents to their appointments is opening Tuesday at the University of Southern California. The new site is located on the corner of West Exposition Boulevard and Figueroa Street near the Expo Park Metro Station and […] → Read More

LAUSD students can resume outdoor sports, Supt. Beutner says

High school students can resume practices and competitions for outdoor sports, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner announced Wednesday. “Allowing students to resume athletic competition is not a decision we made lightly … the opportunity for young adults to be with friends and teammates while participating in sport might help east the anxiety […] → Read More

Unsuspecting driver killed when pursuit vehicle crashes in Beverly Grove

One person in an uninvolved vehicle was killed when a pursuit driver fleeing from authorities crashed in Beverly Grove Tuesday night. The driver of the pursuit vehicle was transported to an area hospital following the crash. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on March 3, 2021. → Read More

Powerful Santa Ana winds return to parts of Southern California

Powerful Santa Ana winds returned to parts of Southern California overnight. A big rig overturned in Fontana amid the gusty conditions. All drivers are asked to use extra caution when driving through windy areas. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 25, 2021. → Read More

Pursuit suspect fatally shot by police in Ontario

A pursuit suspect who police say attempted to ram them with his vehicle was fatally shot in Ontario late Monday night. A female passenger discovered in the vehicle was taken into custody following the incident. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 23, 2021. → Read More

Car slams into power poles in Arcadia, killing driver and injuring passengers

An investigation is underway into what caused a car to slam into two power poles in Arcadia Sunday night. The driver was killed in the crash and two passengers were injured. Steve Kuzj reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 22, 2021. → Read More

NASA’s Perseverance rover streaks toward a landing on Mars

A NASA rover streaked toward a landing on Mars on Thursday in the riskiest step yet in an epic quest to bring back rocks that could answer whether life ever existed on the red planet. Ground controllers at the space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory near Pasadena settled in nervously for the descent of Perseverance to […] → Read More

‘I want my kid to get an education’: Parents rally in downtown L.A. to demand school reopenings

A caravan of parents and their children descended on downtown Los Angeles Monday morning for a demonstration demanding the immediate reopening of schools. “I want my kid to get an education,” parent Susanne Jacobson told KTLA. “He’s in eighth grade. He’s not ready for high school next year. He hasn’t had an education in a […] → Read More