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DA officially dismisses murder case following death of man charged with killing Long Beach fire captain

Thomas Man Kim, 77, who was accused of shooting to death Long Beach fire Capt. David Rosa and wounding two others, made his first court appearance on Monday, July 9. (Photo by Scott Varley/Press-Telegram, SCNG)

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-08-15 13:34:46

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.

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-15 19:36:48

$25K Reward Offered in Fatal 2011 South Whittier Shooting of Sheriff’s Explorer, Friend

Nearly seven years after a drive-by shooting claimed the lives of a Norwalk Sheriff’s Station Explorer scout and his friend, authorities and family members say they hope a $25,000 reward will help generate tips that bring the killers to justice.

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-15 20:59:54

SWAT in hours-long standoff in Rose Park area looking for man who shot woman • Long Beach Post

A woman was shot late Monday night in the Rose Park area, and police later called in SWAT and set up a perimeter around a home nearby in an unsuccessful search for the shooter, authorities said.

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 16:17:32

Police surround Bixby Knolls business after car chase; no suspect found • Long Beach Post

Police and sheriff’s deputies surrounded a Bixby Knolls office building Wednesday morning after a car chase that started in Carson ended up in Long Beach. Authorities, however, couldn’t find the vehicle after searching the building’s underground parking structure.

LBPOST - 2018-08-15 14:53:13

Montebello, Whittier police schedule DUI checkpoints Friday

When possible, officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving, which now accounts for a growing number of impaired driving crashes, according to police department news releases.

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 15:00:06

Water Main Ruptures In Long Beach Neighborhood

According to reports from the scene, the line that ruptured was a roughly 65-year-old, 8-inch main.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 17:45:57

During 8-month closure of Blue Line, Metro will have direct shuttles from Long Beach to DTLA

However, one of the most pressing questions for riders has been how the8-month, $1 billion overhaulof the line, and the recently announced shuttle service that will transport riders in the interim, will impact their daily commutes.

LBPOST - 2018-08-15 15:47:53

Former USC, Long Beach Poly star Jack Jones changes plea to guilty in felony burglary case

According to an online docket, other charges are to be dismissed during the sentencing. Jones had also been charged with felony conspiracy to commit a crime and misdemeanor possession of burglar’s tools stemming from his arrest on June 8, when police said Jones, along with Douglas Curry and Lohia Ma

OCREGISTER - 2018-08-14 16:49:47

Sexually Assaulted Dying Pit Bull: LAPD Hunts Bestiality Suspect - MyNewsLA.com

“A crime report has been taken and a search warrant has been served,” LAPD Det. Al Erkelens, who leads the department’s Animal Cruelty Task Force, told the Orange County Register.

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-08-14 18:52:09

Fire At Compton Strip Mall Believed To Be Started With Molotov Cocktail

A fire broke out at the strip mall along Alondra Boulevard, between Atlantic and the 710 Freeway, at about 4 a.m. Wednesday, destroying a laundromat and damaging a number of neighboring businesses.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-15 07:37:48

Water Main Break Prompts Flooding, Road Closure in Long Beach

A broken water main flooded an intersection in Long Beach, prompting officials to close the roadway while crews cleaned up the mess. Mark Mester reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Aug. 15, 2018.

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-15 16:06:03

As a black man, this is what I have to do in order to walk in my own neighborhood • Long Beach Post

People Post is a space for opinion pieces, letters to the editor and guest submissions from members of the Long Beach community. The following is an op-ed submitted by Jon McDuffie, a former Long Beach resident who now lives in Los Angeles.A version of the piece wasoriginally publishedon Jon McDuffi

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 21:40:13

$25K reward announced in 2011 murder of LASD explorer, friend

Cesar Rodriguez, 19, and his friend Larry Villegas were shot and killed outside a home near Whittier in 2011.

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-14 16:53:34

This new Long Beach dad doesn't want you to be broke like he was in college • Long Beach Post

Last week, Jamaal Williams (@hey_its_maal) brought@longbeachpostfollowers a look into his family’s life in downtown Long Beach, from jogs on the beach path to chasing sunsets and hunting down murals—and having moved here from San Francisco about a year ago—there seems to be no shortage of picturesqu

LBPOST - 2018-08-14 20:02:15

Suspected DUI driver arrested in Downey after head-on collision

DOWNEY — A suspected drunk driver was arrested Wednesday morning after he crashed his vehicle head on into another vehicle in Downey.The crash happened at the intersection of Old River School and Stewart and Gray roads, according to a statement from the Downey Police Department.Only minor injuries w

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-08-15 06:09:43

Rescue Group Helps Find Clue In Sexual Abuse, Death Of Pit Bull

The five-year-old, gray and white dog named Valerie was found dying in a South Los Angeles neighborhood Aug. 6, and witnesses told police they saw two men dump her there. Her injuries were to severe for her to be saved.

PATCH - 2018-08-14 16:42:50

Here are the ways movie theaters are upping their game to serve food — with more coming

Reading Cinemas Chef Santos Loo has redone the menu, which includes burgers, salads and all-day breakfast in Murrieta Thursday, July 12, 2018. FRANK BELLINO, For THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE/SCNG.

INLAND VALLEY DAILY BULLETIN - 2018-08-15 07:14:50

Orange County high school schedule: Tuesday, Aug. 14

Troy at Brea Olinda, Los Amigos at Buena Park, Whittier Christian at Los Altos, Samueli at Estancia, Westminster at Fountain Valley, Anaheim at Saugus, Yorba Linda at Dana Hills, Western at Katella, Laguna Beach at Calvary Chapel, Irvine at Santa Ana, Aliso Niguel at Tesoro, Santa Margarita at Missi

OCREGISTER - 2018-08-14 19:08:22

Greenpeace ranks Whole Foods No. 1 in seafood sustainability; Trader Joe’s falls 7 spots

Whole Foods topsGreenpeace’s 2018 rankingof groceries with the best sustainable seafood practices, with ALDI ranked third and Target coming in fourth, according the “Carting Away the Oceans” study released the evening of Tuesday, August 14.Trader Joe’s received a passing grade, but tumbled seven spo

DAILY BREEZE - 2018-08-14 21:01:06