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Boy fatally shot in Compton

A young boy was fatally shot Saturday evening in Compton, officials said. Officers were called to the scene on the 2800 block of West Alondra Boulevard around 7:45 p.m., according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Deputies said only that the victim, a male juvenile,

LA TIMES - 2018-01-21 09:40:00

South Bay officials, residents debate new regulation of deadly refinery chemical

A crowd of more than 400 people attended a Saturday morning hearing near Torrance to weigh in on proposed stiff new restrictions on the use of a deadly chemical at two local oil refineries. If modified hydrofluoric acid (MHF) is banned under the prospective Rule 1410, officials from Torrance Refinin

DAILY BREEZE - 2018-01-21 00:47:58

Man convicted in one of Long Beach's worst mass killings gets life in prison

After a trial that included jailhouse recordings of two Watts gang members bragging about gunning down five people, one of the men was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday for what remains one of Long Beach's worst mass slayings. Moments before hearing his fate, 32-year-old Max Raf

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Natalie Portman, Alfre Woodard, Olivia Munn and more bring Time's Up fire to Women's March in L.A.

Backstage at the Los Angeles Women's March, near the steps of City Hall, a star-studded assembly of powerful Hollywood women including Eva Longoria, Scarlett Johansson, Alfre Woodard, Olivia Munn, Natalie Portman and Viola Davis took turns delivering fiery political speeches to a crowd of 600,000 (a

LA TIMES - 2018-01-21 04:40:00

3-Year-Old Shot In Carson, Driven To Hospital By Sheriff's Deputies

CARSON (CBSLA) - A 3-year-old baby was shot near Central Avenue in Carson Saturday evening. Sheriff's deputies received a call about the shooting near the 91 Freeway at around 7:45 p.m. They refused to wait for the paramedics, opting to take the child to the hospital in a sheriff's patrol vehicle. P

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-20 21:01:58

2 Men Plead Guilty in Statewide Probe Involving Several Young Sex Trafficking Victims

Two men have pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges after being arrested last year in a statewide investigation into the case of 13 young girls who were sold for sex throughout California and in Nevada, officials announced this week. Gerald Turner, left, and Quinton Brown III are seen in bookin

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-21 03:25:31

Lakers at a loss over poor free-throw shooting

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope sat on the bench in a beige blazer Friday night counting missed free throws. That isn't light work when it comes to the Lakers on any night, but Friday was especially taxing. The Lakers made only two of 14 free throws. That percentage - 14.3% - was the lowest in NBA history

LA TIMES - 2018-01-21 00:55:00

Gang Member Sentenced To Life For Killing Five At Long Beach Homeless Camp

A 31-year-old gang member was sentenced today, Jan. 18, for murdering five people in a Long Beach homeless encampment in 2008, according to a L.A. County District Attorney's Office release. Max Eliseo Rafael received a life sentence in prison without parole. He and David Cruz Ponce, 37, were found

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YOUR TURN: DOTD - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Source: WAFB This week's Your Turn segment goes to Ravan Hurst. Hurst is one of many people who took to our Facebook page this week to make various comments about the weather. Some people were critical about the job that the Louisiana Department of Transportation did trying to get the highways back

KPLC TV - 2018-01-19 16:45:13

Were you 'Seen' at the Women's March?

Kim Brent Published 8:32 pm, Saturday, January 20, 2018 Were you 'Seen' at the Women's March? 1 / 77 Marchers chanted as they made their way up Calder Avenue during the Women's March hosted by Golden Triangle Indivisible in Beaumont Saturday. The event is one of many taking place throughout the nat

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-21 02:30:37

Photographs and Memories: Statement on honey brought beekepers' rebuke

It turns out that before 1900, the cultivation of sugar cane and production of molasses and granulated sugar was not the only sweet industry in coastal Louisiana. There were commercial apiarists, honey farmers, "beekeepers," enough that a few kept abreast of that industry nationally. A Lafourche bee

DAILY COMET - 2018-01-21 07:01:00

Two Beaumont high schools to merge to create 6-A school

BEAUMONT - The number of public high schools went from three to two overnight. The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers voted at their regular meeting on Thursday to merge Central High School with Ozen High School, creating a 6-A school. West Brook is the other 6-A public high scho

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:37:00

Two People Arrested for Endangering a Child

Haven Iglesias, a 22 year old Beaumont woman, was located inside of the vehicle, holding her 4 month old baby. Due to Sanders' reckless actions during the pursuit, as well as Iglesias holding the baby during the pursuit, they were both charged with Endangering a Child. Sanders and Iglesias were tran

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 14:34:15

Man shot during dice game in Beaumont

Beaumont police are searching for a 26-year-old man who fired several shots at a 23-year-old man in disturbance stemming from a dice game at about 1:30 am Saturday, at 5080 Helbig Road, Plymouth Village. The victim was shot several times in the legs. The suspect left. The victim is expected to be

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 09:30:57

LCFD responds to Cherry Street house fire

The Lake Charles Fire Department responded to a house fire on Cherry Street. District Chief Charles Lee said LCFD received a call about the fire at 4:38 p.m. Lee says the house was vacant when they arrived. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

KPLC TV - 2018-01-20 23:51:43

Mayor pushing for more mentoring programs in Lake Charles

The topic of mentoring was on the mind of Lake Charles mayor Nic Hunter Saturday morning. Hunter met with local organization leaders to talk about expanding mentoring programs in the Lake Area. "The city is ready to invest in our youth, and we believe that the community is ready to partner with us

KPLC TV - 2018-01-21 01:47:48

Home In Jackson Alabama Destroyed By Fire

Jackson, AL (WKRG) - One home is destroyed and no injuries are reported after a Friday night fire in Jackson Alabama. Jackson Police Chief Jerry Taylor says the people living in the home were out at the time of the fire and no one was hurt. The Kimbrough street home is described as a total loss. Th

WKRG - 2018-01-20 13:39:39

MPD: Woman's vehicle shot nine times while driving on Cody Road

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - A woman's vehicle was shot into nine times while driving north on Cody Road late Thursday evening. Mobile Police responded to the 6400 block of Biloxi Avenue around 10:30 p.m. in response to a shooting. When officers arrived on the scene, police say the woman said she was dri

WKRG - 2018-01-19 21:33:37

Patrol Vehicle Struck By Unknown Driver

Authorities are searching for a vehicle and the driver who allegedly hit an Orange Beach Patrol vehicle Saturday morning. According to Orange Beach Police, around 9:07 a.m. an officer initiated a traffic stop on a dark green Honda Civic with black rims and Florida license plate for speeding. The unk

WKRG - 2018-01-20 18:22:20

He stole about $200. Now he has a bond of $75,000, police say

An 18-year-old Biloxi man has been arrested in connection with the burglary of a cell phone store. Biloxi police Major Chris De Back said Micheal Lee Jr. was arrested Friday on a charge of commercial burglary. The arrest stems from the Jan. 14 break in of Boost Mobile, which is located in the 1600 b

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2018-01-20 17:00:00