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Long Beach, Cerritos swept up in nationwide wave of emailed bomb threats demanding Bitcoin
But the threats, which came in by email, were not considered credible. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the agency is aware of the computerized threats and is conducting investigations, “but no threat has been substantiated.”
Cal State Long Beach investigates exam question about gangs student says was racist
Among the expected questions on a health science education final exam about bacterial and sexually transmitted diseases was one multiple-choice query that some Cal State Long Beach students say targets minorities.
Hit-and-run kills Long Beach man
(Click above for more information.) On Tuesday December 4, 2018 at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Long Beach Boulevard and Artesia Boulevard regarding a hit and run injury traffic collision, which resulted in the death of a male adult.
5-vehicle crash shuts down majority of lanes on southbound 405 freeway at Cherry Avenue
Eight people were injured in the crash and three were transported to local hospitals, Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Jake Heflin said. The Sig Alert was set for an hour, starting at 6:15 p.m.
Severely beaten dog found in Long Beach dumpster awaits surgery, reward now at $15,000
Chloe, the severely beaten dog whose rescue from a Long Beach dumpster has struck a chord in hearts across Southern California, is showing signs of improvement as she awaits surgery, volunteers said, and a reward for information leading to her abuser has grown to $15,000.
Long Beach police deny allegation an officer shot a retirement home resident during attack that killed fire captain
The Long Beach Police Department says it immediately responded to a 78-year-old man’s claims that officers or firefighters punched him in the face when he was hospitalized with a gunshot wound following an attack that killed a veteran fire captain earlier this year.
Inmate Tampers With GPS Monitor, Flees While Out on Day Pass in Commerce
Authorities are on the lookout for an inmate from a Long Beach community reentry program who they say tampered with his electronic monitoring device and vanished Thursday while out on a day pass in Commerce.
Out & About: Things to do in the Long Beach area Dec. 14-20
A Christmas Cactus: Little Fish Theatre presents “A Christmas Cactus,” written by Eliot Byerrum and directed by Gloria Iseli at 777 Centre St., San Pedro. 8 p.m. Also 8 p.m. Dec. 15 and 2 p.m. Dec. 16. $15-$27. 310-279-7354.
St. John Bosco semifinals: Windward vs. Long Beach Poly; St. John Bosco vs. Loyola
The semifinals for the St. John Bosco tournament on Friday night are set. It will be St. Bosco taking on Loyola at 6 p.m., followed by Windward playing Long Beach Poly at 7:30 p.m.
Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.
As Long Beach Luxury Development Booms, the Poor Get Left Behind
It was a stifling mid-August afternoon when Jennifer learned she had until the end of the year to move out of her cramped studio apartment in the East Village of downtown Long Beach. She suspected the eviction was coming. For the past year, she had been looking for a new place as her landlord slowly
21-year-old Long Beach man arrested for September murder
(Click above for more information.) On Thursday, November 29, 2018, Long Beach Police Department Homicide Detectives arrested 21-year-old Junior Alexander Munguia in the area of 17th street and Henderson for the murder of 46-year-old Fernando Rodriguez of Long Beach. Munguia was booked at the Long B
FDA says it's OK to eat romaine lettuce again -- but not from these California counties
It looks like it's OK to indulge in romaine lettuce again — from most everywhere. But if you don't know where the leaves are from, you might want to pass. The strain of E. coli that caused the November romaine lettuce outbreak has been traced to a farm in Santa Maria, California, but other sources a
Long Beach: 5 Local Open Houses Coming Up
LONG BEACH, CA — Using the internet to shop for a home can feel like a waste of time. Images can't always demonstrate what a house has to offer, and they can sometimes make a run-down property appear more spacious and sparkling than it really is. That's why you should always take advantage of a loca
Crews douse blaze after equipment catches fire at West Long Beach warehouse
The flames sparked around 11:35 a.m. at the building on Cowles Street near Judson Avenue when a dust collector caught fire, Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Jake Heflin said.
Parolee Charged With Murder in Shooting of Bystander in Long Beach: DA
A Sylmar man accused of fatally shooting a bystander during an argument in Long Beach in early December has been charged with murder, officials announced Tuesday. Thomas Terrell McCreary faced one count of murder with special allegations of personally and intentionally discharging a firearm causing
Suspect Sought in String of 6 Long Beach Armed Robberies
Long Beach police are seeking a serial robbery suspect in connection with a half-dozen armed robberies targeting businesses over the past two weeks. The heists all took place between 4:45 p.m. and 10:40 p.m. Nov. 27 through Dec. 7, the Long Beach Police Department said in a written statement.
Teacher under fire for 'insensitive' test question asking which ethnicity is least likely to do graffiti
A lecturer at California State University, Long Beach, has apologized for including a controversial question on a health sciences take-home exam given to students. As Los Angeles’s NBC 4 reports, the exam asked students “which of the following gangs generally do the least graffiti?” Students were me
PHOTOS: Long Beach Harmony Project Gala
About 75 kids performed at the 4th annual Long Beach Harmony Project Gala, a music education fundraiser, on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 in the Terrace Theater Foyer. The Harmony Project was started in Los Angeles in 2001 as a way to build healthier communities by investing in the positive developme
Belmont Shore-Naples: Don't Miss These 5 Open Houses
BELMONT SHORE-NAPLES, CA — Shopping around for a home on the internet can make you feel like you're going in blind. Photos don't always show what a house has to offer, and they can sometimes make a run-down property appear bigger and better than it is in reality. That's where open houses come in han