LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – KTLA5 news anchor Chris Burrous, who was found unconscious in a Glendale motel room and pronounced dead at a hospital in December, died of methamphetamine toxicity, authorities announced Friday.,Burrous’ death on Dec. 27 has been ruled accidental, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.,Police were contacted at 1:15 p.m. that day by a caller who said a man he was with at the Days Inn, 450 Pioneer Drive, had passed out and was possibly not breathing, according to Sgt. Dan Suttles of the Glendale Police Department.,Glendale firefighters found Burrous, 43, inside the motel room, not breathing, Suttles said.,In addition to methamphetamine toxicity, coroner’s officials say other contributing factors in Burrous’ death include hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular heart disease.
On January 12, investigators say the body of 65-year-old Michael Redlick was discovered inside the Winter Park home that he shared with his wife, 45-year-old Danielle Justin Redlick.,On the same day that the investigation into Michael Redlick's death had begun, police learned that Danielle Redlick violated a probation rquirement that she abstain from alcohol.,According to a police report, Danielle Redlick first told authorities that her husband may have had a fatal heart attack, but she later told them he had stabbed himself.,Police say she also admitted that she and her husband were the only two people at their home at the reported time of her husband's death.,Court records show that Danielle Redlick filed for divorce from her husband last March, but she later withdrew and they never got divorced.
Speaking to Spectrum News at Orange County Correctional Facility, construction company owner Luis Martinez said he is concerned for his wife and three children, as well as about 120 other families who depend on his business for primary income.,In between phone calls with Luis and the family's attorneys, Ernestina finds some solace in running the restaurant.,"He sponsors youth sports leagues, hires a bunch of people locally at two successful businesses he has," Luis's friend and New Paltz Deputy Supervisor Dan Torres told Spectrum News on Thursday.,Luis told Spectrum News that in 2016, he learned about "U Nonimmigrant Status" (U-Visa), which is given to those "who have suffered mental or physical abuse and are helpful to law enforcement or government officials in the investigation or prosecution of criminal activity," according to the department of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Sources.,On Saturday evening, several friends of the Martinez family rallied on Main Street in New Paltz and wrote letters to representatives in Washington, petitioning for Luis' release.
To Captain America, a Boston native, Tom Brady is the goat.,To Paul Pierce, a fellow Boston sports legend, he’s an out of this world talent.,Brady led New England to a 37-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.,The Patriots advanced to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta, where they will face the Los Angeles Rams as Brady tries to claim his sixth Lombardi Trophy.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An internal investigation shows that an inmate at a Florida jail was allowed to eat Chinese takeout and sit in a guard station after hours in exchange for helping guards with financial and legal matters.,The investigation by the Orange County Corrections Department found that Robert Potchen gave guards advice on their taxes, student loans and mortgages in exchange for special privileges like accessing the Internet.,Potchen had been serving a 15 year prison sentence for pulling a gun on his wife, but he was in the jail as he awaited a hearing on a probation violation.,The Orlando Sentinel reports that another inmate told investigators that Potchen had a romantic relationship with a female guard.,The five guards involved have resigned or retired from their posts.
VALLEY GLEN (CBSLA) – A woman and her teen son were found murdered in a Valley Glen apartment late Wednesday night.,(CBS2)
At about 11:50 p.m., Los Angeles police responded to an apartment complex at 13843 Oxnard St. after a man called 911 to report he had just come home to find the bodies of his 40-year-old wife and 13-year-old son.,The mother and son were likely targeted, police said, and both suffered some kind of deadly trauma.,Police told CBS2 they are investigating the case as a double-homicide.,Police were tight-lipped regarding whether he was a suspect in the case.
Joseph DeMartino, Jr, age 86, formerly of Norwalk, died on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Milford Healthcare Center.,Born in Norwalk, the son of the late Joseph Sr and Angelina (Vena) DeMartino, he was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in both the Army and National Guard.,He had retired from the Parks and Recreation Dept. for the City of Norwalk after 35 years of service.,For the past 10 years Joseph lived in Milford with Scott & Deidre Anderson and their daughter Olivia, and enjoyed their company and care.,Predeceased by his wife, Marie (Romanelli) DeMartino, a sister and brother, he is survived by three sons; Scott, William and Mark Anderson and their families, including grandchildren Kevin Anderson, Lisa Gale and Ryan Anderson as well as nieces and nephews.
SANDY HOOK, CT — Joan "Jini" M. (Moran) Schneider, age 78 of Sandy Hook, beloved wife of Ronald J. Schneider passed away peacefully Saturday, October 6th, 2018.,Jini worked for 20 plus years at the Newtown High School nurse's office.,Jini was an extremely caring and loving wife, mother and grandmother, who devoted her life to caring for her family.,Friends are invited to attend the funeral Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Rose of Lima Church, 46 Church Hill Road, Newtown, with a Mass of Christian Burial.,Friends may call on Wednesday October 10th, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main St., Newtown.
While many pro athletes are obscenely rich, that doesn't mean they can't meet a woman who happens to be a model ,actress, singer... or Kardashian.,Many people are very familiar with Ms. Underwood's incredible career in music, but few are aware that she is married to former Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher.,11 Dion Phaneuf (Elisha Cuthbert)