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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Drawing Released of Man Set on Fire near Compton School

    Drawing Released of Man Set on Fire near Compton School
    COMPTON, Calif. -- Authorities have released a drawing of an unidentified man who was set on fire across the street from Compton High School. The man's body -- believed to be a black man about 5 feet 6 inches tall -- was found on fire around 3:15 a.m. on...
  • King/Drew Trauma Unit a 'Jewel' With Big Flaws

    Politicians and others fighting to save the endangered trauma center at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center have called it "a model for the country" and "the crown jewel" of the hospital. The reality, however, is more complicated, according to...
  • Gang killer challenges state drive-by shooting law

    A Compton gang member is challenging California's drive-by shooting statute in hopes of overturning a life sentence for a triple-murder conviction. Michael Reed Dorrough was sentenced Oct. 6, 1999, to three life terms without parole, plus 49 years, for...
  • Authorities arrest 15 suspects in raids on drug ring

    More than 250 officers swept through Compton and nearby areas in a series of raids, arresting 15 alleged gang members accused of operating the most lucrative PCP ring in Southern California, authorities announced Thursday. Authorities served search...
  • Knight ex-bodyguard convicted in PCP case

    Two men under investigation in a high-profile Los Angeles County murder were convicted Thursday in Riverside of federal drug charges related to a massive Southern California PCP distribution ring. George Williams and Rodrick Cardale "Lil Rod" Reed,...
  • These walls do talk

    These walls do talk
    BEFORE Bernard and Shirley Kinsey remodeled their cliff-side home in Pacific Palisades, they often climbed up on the roof of the original two-bedroom midcentury tract house to take in the magnificent view of Santa Monica Bay. When guests visit, "people...
  • Officers may have seen rap killing

    Several law enforcement officers may have witnessed the March 9 slaying of rap star Notorious B.I.G., according to law enforcement sources close to the investigation and associates of the rapper. The revelation comes at a time when the investigation is...