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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Investigators seek witnesses in fatal hit-and-run in Compton

     
    Authorities in Compton are looking for witnesses to a hit-and-run accident Monday morning that left a man on a bicycle dead. A silver or gray 1990s Ford passenger van, possibly an Aerostar, struck the man about 8 a.m. as he......
  • Compton City Council votes to create new police department

     
    A split Compton City Council voted Tuesday night to reestablish the city’s police department, a decade after the force was disbanded amid high crime rates and political infighting between police commanders and city leaders. Compton Mayor Eric J....
  • Cheryl Hines: UCF grad celebrates volunteerism with NBC’s ‘School Pride’

     
    Cheryl Hines is best known for her Emmy-nominated role as Larry David’s wife on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” The University of Central Florida graduate’s acting credits include television (“Hannah Montana,” “...
  • Body of 5-year-old girl found in closet in Compton

     
    The body of a 5-year-old girl was found Sunday morning inside a closet in a Compton home, authorities said. The girl’s mother had reported her missing about 7 a.m. and directed deputies to a residence in the 1100 block of......
  • Compton man charged in death of 5-year-old niece

     
    Prosecutors charged a 25-year-old Compton man Tuesday with murder in the slaying of his 5-year-old niece, whose body was discovered wrapped in a trash bag inside a bedroom closet in the family's apartment. Julian Carter faces one count of murder......
  • Compton owes L.A. Sheriff’s Department $5.7 million

     
    Compton owes the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department $5.7 million for law enforcement services and another $100,000 in late fees for failing to pay its bill, authorities said. Compton's financial problems come as city officials announced plans to...
  • L.A. County residents living longer, Compton has lowest life expectancy, La Canada Flintridge highest

     
    Los Angeles County residents are living longer than ever, with an average life expectancy of more than 80 years, public health officials announced Tuesday. But economic and racial disparities persist, with some minorities and low-income residents dying...
  • Motorcyclist Dies in Crash on 710 Freeway

    COMPTON -- A motorcyclist was killed in a traffic crash on the southbound Long Beach (710) Freeway in the Compton area, authorities said. The accident, apparently involving the motorcycle and another vehicle, was reported around 5 a.m. near Alondra...
  • 2 Dead, 3 Wounded in Compton Bus Stop Shooting

    COMPTON -- Police say 2 people are dead and 3 others wounded in an apparent drive-by shooting at a bus stop in Compton. It happened around 6:35 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Compton Boulevard and Willowbrook Avenue. Investigators say a crowd...
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving in the community!

    Annual Thanksgiving Dinner: On Tuesday, November 25 at 11am-2pm. Located at The Salvation Army in the Temple Community Center, 9644 Cedar St. Bellflower, Ca 90706. For more information call 562-804-0808   4th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner: On Tuesday,...
  • Celebrate Thanksgiving in the community

    Annual Thanksgiving Dinner: On Tuesday, November 25 at 10am-12pm. Located at The Salvation Army in the Temple Community Center, 9644 Cedar St. Bellflower, Ca 90706. For more information call 562-804-0808   4th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner: On Tuesday,...