Brandi Hitt, ABC7 Eyewitness News

Brandi Hitt

ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • ABC7 Eyewitness News
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  • ABC30 Fresno
  • ABC7 News
  • Houston News

Recent articles by Brandi:

COVID-19 takes its toll on Orange County employment numbers

The coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on the economy in Orange County, where the unemployment rate is a little more than 12%. And in Anaheim the number is even higher: 15%. → Read More

San Clemente woman sentenced to 51 years to life in 2018 DUI crash that killed 3 Las Vegas teens

A San Clemente woman was sentenced to 51 years to life on Thursday for her role in a DUI crash in Huntington Beach that killed three teens from Las Vegas while they were on spring break. → Read More

Orange County lawyer faces federal charges, accused of selling 'ghost guns'

An Orange County lawyer who represents clients in criminal defense cases faces federal charges of her own after being accused of conspiring to sell firearms without serial numbers, also known as "ghost guns." → Read More

'Ghost guns' investigation: Law enforcement officials call on Congress to act

Law enforcement officials tell Eyewitness News they have been asking lawmakers to pass regulations for unserialized firearms, also known as "ghost guns," for years. A "ghost gun" pistol was used by the Saugus High School shooter last November, and a "ghost gun" assault rifle was used by the suspect to kill CHP officer Andrew Moye Jr. last summer. → Read More

Former CIA, FBI officials explain how agencies spy, gather intel

Retired CIA and FBI officials offer insight into how the agencies conduct intelligence gathering. → Read More

Gerard Butler returns to duty with action-filled 'Angel Has Fallen'

Gerard Butler stars in and produces the third film in the series, "Angel Has Fallen," playing a weathered Secret Service agent who must clear his name after being framed for all kinds of wrongdoing. → Read More

ID theft protection services: Are they worth the money?

With identity theft on the rise, Consumer Reports is looking at the best ways to protect yourself. → Read More

Capes and Crowns: A hero photo shoot opportunity for local children battling illnesses

Local children are getting the chance to imagine themselves as powerful as Thor, as courageous as Moana, and with the strength of Captain America, instead of thinking about their next doctor's appointment. → Read More

Eyewitness This: DTLA's 1st 2-way bike lane, Disney grants wishes for World Wish Day, food binge study

Here are some stories to start your day. Riding a bike in DTLA just got a bit easier. Disney and Will Smith are granting wishes for the #FriendLikeMe challenge staring on World Wish Day. And a new study sheds light on the occasional food binge. → Read More

How does low calorie ice cream stack up against traditional ice cream? Consumer Reports puts them to taste test

The makers of low-calorie frozen treats say their desserts can be just as satisfying as traditional ice cream, minus the fat and calories. But do they hit the sweet spot? The experts at Consumer Reports dug into pint after pint to find out. → Read More

Cool Kid Megan Loh sparks girls' interest in robotics, computing

Cool Kid Megan Loh started a nonprofit to teach robotics and robotics to young girls, while making science fun and approachable. → Read More

Woolsey Fire: FEMA extends deadline for disaster assistance applications to Jan. 31

Residents and businesses affected by the destructive Woolsey Fire now have until Jan. 31 to apply for disaster assistance after the original deadline was pushed back, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Small Business Administration announced → Read More

With 3 hit movies, Angela Bassett's 2018 was about as good as it gets

Angela Bassett pours her passion and focus into her work and helps bring a trio of movies to blockbuster status. → Read More

Sidewalk vending ordinance to be considered by Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday

After 10 years of debate and compromise, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday is expected to consider an ordinance that would grant permits to sidewalk vendors. → Read More

Sidewalk vending ordinance to be considered by Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday

After 10 years of debate and compromise, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday is expected to consider an ordinance that would grant permits to sidewalk vendors. → Read More

Sidewalk vending ordinance approved by unanimous Los Angeles City Council vote

After 10 years of debate and compromise, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday is expected to consider an ordinance that would grant permits to sidewalk vendors. → Read More

Sidewalk vending ordinance approved by unanimous Los Angeles City Council vote

After 10 years of debate and compromise, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday voted to approve an ordinance that will grant permits to sidewalk vendors. → Read More

Woolsey Fire: Santa Ana winds bedevil firefighters as burn area increases to 96,314 acres

Santa Ana winds on Tuesday continued to bedevil firefighters on the front lines of the Woolsey Fire, whose burn area increased to 96,314 acres. → Read More

Democrat Gavin Newsom wins CA governor's race over Republican John Cox

Democrat Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has won election to the California governor's office over Republican businessman John Cox. → Read More

Thousands to participate in annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles

The 34th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles is set to get underway Sunday morning. → Read More