Ed Mertz has been at KFWB since March of 2000 and began reporting for KNX in March 2009. Previously, Ed covered news in Arizona, Arkansas, Florida and Oklahoma.
Originally from Michigan, Ed graduated with a Journalism degree from USC.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating allegations of sexual coercion.
Authorities said a man has died after being wounded in a deputy-involved shooting in Whittier and his alleged accomplice has been taken into custody.
A suspected drunk driver has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following a deadly crash in the city of Torrance.
A jewelry store in Torrance was burglarized Saturday for a second time in the past two days.
A suspect has been wounded in an officer involved shooting in Anaheim.
A boat and four vehicles suffered extensive damage Sunday following an overnight fire in Pomona and authorities were investigating arson as a possible cause.
President Barack Obama has arrived in the Southland for several fundraisers.
Several agreements dealing with the NFL stadium proposed for downtown Los Angeles were approved Monday, amid apologies for any turmoil caused by last week’s news that AEG is for sale.
The plea was entered by Superior Court Judge Shelly Torrealba after the defense attorney for Patrick Harran objected to entering a plea at this time.
Health officials across the Southland have begun to deploy trucks that spray a fog-like mist to combat the spread of West Nile virus.
A new charter school near the USC campus opened on Tuesday in pursuit of a lofty academic goal: a 100 percent graduation rate.
Hundreds of people are trying to find work at a job fair in Santa Ana, one of several scheduled for this week in the Southern California area.
Twenty-five companies are offering jobs in retail, management and sales at the Hire Live job fair in Santa Ana. Some of those companies include Forest Lawn, Hershey’s, PennySaver and Zillow.com.
Cleanup efforts were under way in some communities in the Inland Empire and the High Desert on Saturday, a day after fierce thunderstorms flooded streets and stranded drivers.
Two lawsuits aimed at a controversial LAPD policy limiting how long the city can impound vehicles of unlicensed drivers were consolidated into a single lawsuit.
An Orange County man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges stemming from the deaths of his girlfriend and their two infant sons.