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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • 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,...
  • Cops: CHP Officer Fatally Shoots Husband

    COMPTON -- An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer who claims she shot and killed her husband because he was abusive, is free, pending the outcome of an investigation. The officer, whose name was withheld, reported fatally shooting her husband in...
  • Three Men Shot to Death in Compton

    COMPTON -- Police are searching for the gunmen who shot and killed three men in Compton this weekend in apparently unrelated incidents. The latest shooting occurred around 9:50 p.m. Sunday in the 400 block of West Palm Street, said Deputy Byron Ward....
  • 3 Shot and Killed Near Compton Barber Shop

    COMPTON -- Authorities are searching for suspects after a woman and two men were shot to death outside a Compton barber shop. The shooting was reported at 8:25 p.m. Sunday near a barber shop in the 1200 block of East Rosecrans Avenue, said Deputy Oscar...
  • Obama Administration Expands Housing Aid Plan

    Obama Administration Expands Housing Aid Plan
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration expanded its $50 billion mortgage aid program on Thursday, announcing new measures that would help homeowners avoid a foreclosure if they don't qualify for other assistance. The new initiatives are expected to...
  • Suspect in Deadly Inglewood Police Shootout Identified

    Suspect in Deadly Inglewood Police Shootout Identified
    INGLEWOOD - Police in Inglewood are the subject of scrutiny once again after a man was fatally shot during an altercation that also left one officer wounded. The incident happened around 12:45 a.m. Sunday when officers responded to a disturbance call...
  • 3 Suspects, Officer Shot in Long Beach Gun Battle

    3 Suspects, Officer Shot in Long Beach Gun Battle
    LONG BEACH -- Three suspects and a police detective were shot during a gun battle in Long Beach that happened after a short pursuit. One of the suspects was killed and the two others were hospitalized for their injuries. The detective was struck by...
  • Man Exchanges 58 Guns for $5,800 in Gift Cards

    Man Exchanges 58 Guns for $5,800 in Gift Cards
    COMPTON -- One man walked away with $5,800 in gift cards at Compton's annual "Gift Cards for Guns" exchange Tuesday. It was a busy day for Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies in Compton who were hoping to reduce crime by getting guns off the streets....
  • Plane Crashes in Fontana, 2 Dead

    Plane Crashes in Fontana, 2 Dead
    FONTANA, Calif. -- Two people have been found dead in the wreckage of a small plane that went missing earlier this week on its way to Compton, officials said. The twin-engine Cessna 340 was found shortly after midnight in the San Bernardino County...
  • UC Officials Condemn "Black History" Parody Party

    UC Officials Condemn "Black History" Parody Party
    The chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, is condemning a ghetto-themed party organized by fraternity students to mock Black History Month, but officials say nobody is likely to be disciplined. The weekend "Compton Cookout" held off-...
  • Legislators denounce UCSD racist party

    Legislators denounce UCSD racist party
    California state legislatures are demanding a swift investigation into the "Compton cookout" party planned by University of California San Diego students. Members of the California state legislature held a news conference Thursday in regards to the...