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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

1 Killed 6 Injured in Tustin Crash: OCFA

One person was killed and six others were injured in a Tustin crash Friday afternoon. The crash was occurred near the intersection of Legacy Tustin Ranch roads. One person was declared dead at the scene, and the condition of the six other people was unknown. Victims had to be extricated from the car

KTLA.COM - 2018-03-23 23:37:49

Traffic Alert: 6-Car Crash Shuts Down OC Freeway

SEAL BEACH, CA -- A six-car crash shut down an Orange County freeway Saturday morning. The incident happened around 6:33 a.m. on northbound Interstate 405 near Seal Beach Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP incident log said the crash blocked all the lanes, and fuel spill

PATCH - 2018-03-24 14:13:07

Thousands show up for Long Beach's March For Our Lives protest to reduce gun violence

Thousands of people showed up Saturday for a demonstration organized by Long Beach students aimed at reducing gun violence. "We don't want kids to die anymore," said 17-year-old Josie Hahn, an organizer from Long Beach Polytechnic High School. "Our education is worth more than your gun rights." The

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-24 18:49:50

Transformer explosion briefly shuts down part of Blue Line in Long Beach

Two transformers exploding at a high-voltage electrical substation caused a power outage that shut down Blue Line service through a portion of Long Beach for a few hours Friday afternoon, according to authorities. The explosions happened around 12:15 p.m. and left smoke wafting from the substation i

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-23 21:39:58

Long Beach Shops On The Instagram Rise

Long Beach artists and designers have another online outlet for selling their items - Instagram. But customers won't see these shops while window shopping around town. Some Long Beachers are selling their work through online applications and websites alone. Here's a list of a few of those businesses

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-03-23 22:00:00

Orange County Officials to Consider Using Mental Health Facility in Costa Mesa to Shelter Homeless

Faced with the need to find additional space to house Orange County's homeless population, there is a new push for Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa to be used as an emergency shelter. The proposal comes at a critical moment. Faced with a federal lawsuit, the county Board of Supervisors vo

KTLA.COM - 2018-03-24 16:32:24

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

Hitman to face trial for 2004 special circumstances murder of woman whose killing was solicited by estranged husband

(Click above for more information.) A hitman is scheduled to face trial on Monday for the 2004 special circumstances murder of a woman whose killing was solicited by her estranged husband. Defendant Anthony Edward Bridget, 44 Charges Charged on April 2, 2013, with the following felony counts: Senten

OC-BREEZE.COM - 2018-03-23 23:01:25

2 Men Charged With Murder in Fatal Shooting of 3-Year-Old Boy in Compton

Men on both sides of a shootout were charged with murder Friday after a 3-year-old boy was fatally struck amid the exchange of gunfire in a Compton liquor store parking lot earlier this year. Franklin Ponros is shown in a photo posted to a GoFundMe page created by his uncle. Kevaughn Harris, the 27-

KTLA.COM - 2018-03-23 20:25:37

Long Beach Stresses Tsunami Awareness

Get higher -when there's a tsunami warning issued, that is. The National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program designated California's Tsunami Preparedness Week as March 26 to 30, but the city has planned activities throughout March. It's the second annual preparedness month for the city, according to t

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-03-23 13:00:00

Up with umbrellas on a stormy day in Long Beach, South Bay

In a steady rain downpour, a woman prepared for the storm makes her way on North Avalon Blvd. in Wilmington Thursday, March 22, 2018. (Photo by Thomas R. Cordova/Daily Breeze) A couple watches a lone surfer in the rain at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro on Thursday March 22, 2018. Photo By Charles Be

LONG BEACH PRESS-TELEGRAM - 2018-03-23 01:01:21

Seeking eternal love at Long Beach Opera

Basing their new opera on the 1940 novella by Adolfo Bioy Casares, Stewart Copeland and Jonathan Moore's "The Invention of Morel" opened last Saturday in Long Beach and concludes this weekend. It's a co-commission by Chicago Opera Theater, where it premiered last year, and Long Beach Opera, where i

EASYREADERNEWS.COM - 2018-03-24 06:17:14

4 accused of crime spree, including shooting man, in Whittier and Santa Fe Springs

The shooting of a man last week in Whittier was part of a mini crime spree by three adults and a 17-year-old boy looking to intimidate rival tagging crews, police said. In addition to the shooting, two of the suspects allegedly robbed a teen of his skateboard in Whittier and one suspect allegedly br

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-24 00:27:32

New California Maps Will Let You Know on Smartphone Whether You Live in Earthquake Hazard Zone

Earthquake faults run along stretches of Santa Monica Boulevard on the Westside and into Hollywood. LIquefaction zones spread across the region. Landslide zones are in hilly areas. (Credit: California Geological Survey) It's now way easier to find out if you live in a California earthquake fault zon

KTLA.COM - 2018-03-23 15:20:50

Construction to Close Part of 5 Freeway Overnight This Weekend

Published at 11:38 AM PDT on Mar 23, 2018 | Updated at 4:49 PM PDT on Mar 23, 2018 KNBC-TV Roadway upgrades will prompt overnight closures of the northbound 5 Freeway in the Norwalk and Santa Fe Springs areas beginning this weekend. The northbound 5 Freeway will be closed between Beach Boulevard and

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-23 18:38:02

Man Dies Along 605 Freeway in Norwalk After Severing Artery by Punching a Window

A man who was involved in a domestic disturbance died after a piece of glass from a plate-glass window he punched severed his artery, officials said. The man was found dead in a vehicle on the shoulder of the 605 Freeway near the Firestone Boulevard exit early Thursday, according to the Los Angeles

KTLA.COM - 2018-03-23 01:37:25

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


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

Long Beach leaders to investigate helping Pride parade after losses last year

Long Beach leaders voted unanimously Tuesday to investigate ways to reduce or waive fees for the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival & Parade after the organizers reported a nearly $100,000 loss after last year's event. Financial records for Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride, Inc., a nonprofit that