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Long Beach police investigate murder near Michelle Obama library • Long Beach Post
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Long Beach Police Department Homicide Detectives Todd Johnson and Donald Collier at (562) 570-7244. Anonymous tips may be submitted through “LA Crime Stoppers” by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), downloading the “P3 Tips” app to your
91 Freeway Shut Down After Car-to-Car Shooting
The California Highway Patrol shut down lanes on the westbound side of the freeway, east of Artesia Boulevard, to investigate the report.
Shooting in Cerritos on 91 West Freeway Snarls Traffic
A shooting has occurred on the 91 West freeway at around 4:15 p.m. today. The shooting was west of Shoemaker, so traffic is being diverted off at Artesia. An investigation is underway.
Flammable liquid leaking from tank shuts down terminal at Port of Long Beach • Long Beach Post
A large tank leaked a few hundred gallons of a flammable liquid overnight at the Port of Long Beach, prompting a major shipping terminal to shut down Friday, according to authorities.
Woman Allegedly Steals at Least $35K Worth of Merchandise From L.A. County Malls
Tiffany Mathis, a 35-year-old Inglewood resident, was taken into custody on suspicion of possession of stolen property.
One Killed in Freeway Car-to-Car Shooting in Cerritos
The victim, a 27-year-old man, was taken to a hospital and was subsequently pronounced dead, according to the CHP.
VIP Records founder among dozen Long Beachers to be honored by state senator • Long Beach Post
State Sen. Ricardo Lara, who represents Long Beach and other southeast cities in the county, will host his annual Excellence in the 33rd District Awards in downtown Long Beach where he will honor those improving the quality of life of residents in the 33rd Senate District, it was announced today.
DUI Checkpoints Scheduled Across The Valley
" If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on the label, you might be impaired enough to get a DUI. Marijuana can also be impairing, especially in combination with alcohol or other drugs, and can result in a DUI," according to a statement by th
Long Beach's Shoreline Village debuts new vendor carts
LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) --There are 18 new retail vendor carts about to spring up in Shoreline Village in Long Beach.The matching, modern-looking kiosks house independently-owned businesses. All of the employees also have designated uniforms. It's the first-time waterfront vendors have been coordi
Deadly Car-to-Car Shooting Shuts Down Westbound 91 Freeway in Cerritos: CHP
Aerial video from the scene showed traffic was backed up for miles as the ensuing investigation forced the westbound freeway's closure. After the sun had set, detectives were seen walking along the freeway with flashlights, combing the area for evidence.
Police Seek Public’s Help Solving Black Man’s Killing in Long Beach, Which Some Believe Was a Hate Crime
Fred Taft, 57, was shot dead inside a restroom at a park in Long Beach on July 21, 2018. His family believes it was a racially motivated hate crime. (Credit: David Malonson)
Deputy-involved shooting in South Bay leaves suspect in unknown condition
LENNOX, Calif. (KABC) --A man was in unknown condition after being struck by gunfire early Friday morning in a deputy-involved shooting in the South Bay community of Lennox, authorities said.The confrontation happened at about 1:13 a.m. near the intersection of Lennox Boulevard and Firmona Avenue, a
Toyota Pulls Out of Long Beach Grand Prix
Toyota Motor North America has decided not to renew its title sponsorship agreement for the annual Grand Prix of Long Beach, which it has sponsored for 44 years, it was announced Thursday.
Residential burglary suspect in custody after short pursuit in Torrance
A man was arrested on suspicion of residential burglary and evading arrest after leading police officers on a short pursuit in south Torrance, Thursday afternoon, Aug. 16.
Toyota’s exit from Torrance was taste of things to come for Long Beach
Long Beach’s loss of the long-time sponsor of its signature annual sporting event, the Toyota Grand Prix, was foreshadowed by theannouncement in 2014 that the company intended to move its North American headquarters from Torrance to Texas by the end of 2017, taking about 3,000 highly paid jobs with
Serena Williams can't forgive half-sister's convicted killer
Yetunde Price, 31, was sitting in the passenger seat of her boyfriend’s car in Compton, Calif., when she was hit in a drive-by shooting. She died instantly from a bullet believed to have been intended for her partner.
Former police officer charged with trying to have sex with teenager • Long Beach Post
Todd A. Lewitt, 51, used a dating website on July 26 to contact the deputy who was posing as a teenager, prosecutors allege.
Investigators work to determine cause of Compton strip mall fire
"We don't like seeing these things happen in our city, we take them very serious," Luis Hernandez, Battalion Chief of the Compton Fire Department, said.
Boeing to Buy Small Satellite Developer Millennium Space Systems; Leanne Caret Quoted - GovCon Wire
Boeingsaid Thursdayit expects the acquisition to conclude by the end of the third quarter of 2018 and will operate Millennium Space Systems as a subsidiary that will report to Mark Cherry, vice president and general manager of Boeing’sPhantom Worksbusiness, upon the deal’s closure.
Event: Unheard LA – live in Lawndale (ep.8)
The “Unheard L.A.” season continues at Centinela Valley Center for the Arts in Lawndale. “Unheard L.A.” features a diverse set of stories and storytellers reflecting a range of Southern California experiences, and this August show brings those stories to the South Bay.Appropriately enough, Lawndale