Local News Crew Loves Shake Weights, Penis Jokes

Max Read · 05/07/11 03:40PM

The morning crew at KTLA Los Angeles aren't the first people to make the connection between the "shake weight" and the, uh, you-know-what. But they are willing to drag it out for four minutes. On a news show. [via Reddit]

Getting a Parking Ticket on Live TV

Matt Toder · 05/26/10 11:51AM

While filming a live news segment about road trips, this reporter for KTLA gets multiple parking tickets. Obviously, the claim of proper permits and the news crew, would not deter the cop. That's the LAPD, always hard at work.

Vanilla Ice's Domestic Battery Arrest Reminds Local News Anchor of a Song

STV · 04/11/08 01:20PM

Nothing gets us in the mood for a jam like a has-been pop icon arrested for domestic battery — a sentiment to which KTLA morning staffer Jessica Holmes stylishly related this morning. Barely finished with her report of Vanilla Ice's jailing in Florida on charges of kicking and hitting his wife, the bubbly entertainmentard summoned a trio of back-up "dancers" for an impromptu run through "Ice Ice Baby." Reaction in the newsroom was mixed, with a vigorous defense from seasoned veterans who recalled the time Walter Cronkite and a young Dan Rather punctuated revelations of Ike Turner's domestic abuse with a loosely harmonized performance of "You Should'a Treated Me Right." Skin-crawling video after the jump.