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Rival Gang Members Charged with Killing 3-Year-Old Boy in Compton

Both men, who are rival gang members, pulled out guns and began to shoot at one another. KNBC Two men were charged with the murder of a 3-year-old boy who was killed during a shootout at a Compton liquor store earlier this year. Police say the incident took place Saturday evening on Jan. 20, on the

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-24 09:34:31

Suge Knight, Awaiting Murder Trial, Loses His 15th Defense Lawyer

The Death Row Records co-founder has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder for running over two men outside a Compton burger stand in 2015 Marion "Suge" Knight has lost another defense lawyer -- his 15th -- and the three-year wait for his murder trial to start will grow even longer. Judg

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-23 20:44:35

Murder Suspect Who Killed Himself in Corona ID'd

The Riverside County Coroner's Office Saturday publicly identified a North Hollywood murder suspect who led authorities on a chase from Hesperia to Corona in a stolen Toyota Tacoma on Thursday before fatally shooting himself at the end of the pursuit. Christopher Spotz, 33, is suspected of killing h

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-03-24 20:47:02

Rent control gains traction as housing costs 'crush' tenants

Josh Butler, executive director of Housing Long Beach is one of the organizers of a signature-gathering campaign seeking to put rent control on Long Beach's ballot next November. "People are paying more and more on rent, and as a result, people are getting pushed out," Butler said. (Photo by Thomas

OCREGISTER - 2018-03-24 17:30:44

Thousands march along Strand in gun violence protest

More than 5,000 people marched in Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach on Saturday, joining thousands of others across Southern California and the country, to demand stricter gun control measures. Demonstrators in the South Bay carried signs and chanted along the Strand from the Manhattan Beach pier to

DAILY BREEZE - 2018-03-24 21:00:16

No More Trials for Repeat Deportee Accused in DUI Hit-and-Run

Constantino Banda, who has been deported 15 times, will not face a new trial in a case involving a DUI hit-and-run that left a young boy seriously injured A jury was not able to reach a verdict in the case of an undocumented immigrant who is accused of severely injuring a 6-year-old boy in a DUI cra

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-23 18:20:53

March For Our Lives: Here are some creative signs we saw at the Southern California demonstrations

March For Our Lives demonstrations took place in cities across the country on Saturday March 24. In Southern California, demonstrations were planned in cities including downtown Los Angeles, Long Beach, San Bernardino, Manhattan Beach, Pico Rivera, Orange and Santa Ana. People of all ages participat

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-24 19:42:00

Body Found Inside Of Car Stopped On 605 Freeway

The victim had trauma to his body, but the cause of death is unknown at this time, according to sheriff's officials. CERRITOS, CA - California Highway Patrol officers found a deceased man in a car stopped on the right shoulder of the northbound San Gabriel River (605) Freeway in Norwalk early Thursd


More California cities defy 'Sanctuary State' as revolt spreads

(Breitbart) More California cities may consider defying the state's "sanctuary state" laws, after the city council of Los Alamitos passed an ordinance defying the state's controversial new legislation preventing cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Leaders of Los Alamitos, in Orange Cou


Weekly Crime Report: Long Beach & Nearby Police Log

LONG BEACH, CA - The following is a collection of weekly police, court and fire stories from around the Long Beach area this week. A two-vehicle collision sent the SUV onto a sidewalk and into the living room of a Hawthorne home. The group from Texas has been charged with conspiring to follow and ro

PATCH - 2018-03-22 23:10:05

Minor Dies in Hospital After Fire Ravaged Compton Home; Incident Still Under Investigation: LASD

A minor was pronounced dead Wednesday after suffering smoke inhalation from a house fire in Compton, authorities said. Officers responded to the burning home on the 16300 block of South Essey Avenue at around 12:43 a.m. on Monday. They reported finding a female juvenile and a woman both injured insi


California teacher who called military 'lowest of our low' is fired

PICO RIVERA, Calif. - A California teacher who sparked national outcry after saying American troops are "the lowest of our low" was fired on Tuesday night, the Los Angeles Times reported. The El Rancho Unified School District voted unanimously to fire Gregory Salcido from El Rancho High School in th


Teen Injured in Compton Fire Dies

The teen died at a hospital a couple of days after the fire. LoudLabs A 17-year-old who was injured in a fire at his family home in unincorporated East Compton died, authorities said Thursday. The teen was injured along with his grandmother in the fire, which was reported about 12:45 a.m. Monday in

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-23 02:51:15

Hurdles to housing: With economy recovering, experts say High Desert must be prepared for growth

VICTORVILLE - The High Desert is a hotbed for potential growth in the housing industry - but poverty, rising building costs and government bureaucracy are some the roadblocks to recovery. That was a portion of the message delivered during the High Desert Marketing Forecast and Networking Luncheon on


Caught on Camera: Four Sought in Shooting Death of Dog in Front of Home

Security camera video captured the March 9 shooting in South Los Angeles Security camera video shows a man who shot and killed a dog March 9, 2018 in the front yard of a South LA home. The shooter and three other men can be seen on the video. Note: This video has been edited to show only the moments


Long Beach Woman Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison After Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend During Fight

A Long Beach woman was sentenced Wednesday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend during a fight in 2016, officials announced. Yvonne Marie Pina, 34, was sentenced to seven years in state prison for killing Aaron Flores on March 1, 2016, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Pr


Man Found Dead Along NB 605 Freeway In Norwalk

NORWALK (CBSLA) - Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man along the northbound San Gabriel (605) Freeway in Norwalk. The death was reported at 1:14 a.m. near Firestone Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol. It is not connected to any accident. The man was p


City Council launches $25,000 reward in South LA street vendor attack

City Councilman Curren Price introduced a motion Wednesday to offer a $25,000 reward for information that leads to the apprehension and conviction of five people who robbed and beat a street vendor in South Los Angeles, leaving him hospitalized with a broken jaw and facial fractures. Pedro Reyes, 54


Anaheim High School on lockdown after reports of shots heard near campus

Anaheim High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning due to reports of shots heard near campus, police said. Anaheim police said there were reports of shots being heard in the area near the school - not on school grounds - and the school was placed on lockdown as a precaution. The department


Woman Dead, Man Injured Following Shooting at Thousand Oaks Mall

A woman was killed and a man was injured following a shooting at a Ventura County shopping mall Saturday afternoon. The victim was identified as a 30-year-old woman from Thousand Oaks and the suspect was identified as a 33-year-old man from Los Angeles. The victim and the suspect are a divorced coup