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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Softball: Thursday's scores

     
    SOFTBALL ALMONT LEAGUE Schurr 8, Keppel 1 AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Aquinas 11, Ontario Christian 1 Calvary Murrieta 14, Western Christian 2 ARROWHEAD LEAGUE Pomona Catholic 16, Anza Hamilton 0 BASELINE LEAGUE Etiwanda 18, Los Osos 4 Rancho Cucamonga 5, Upland 4....
  • Compton council shelves plans to create new city police department

     
    Budget realities forced the Compton City Council on Tuesday to kill the idea of reconstituting the city's own police department....
  • Sheriff's deputy fires at, possibly wounds man in Watts

     
    Authorities have closed off a section of a Watts neighborhood near the Nickerson Gardens housing project while they search for a suspect who may have been wounded by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy. At about 6:30 a.m., the deputy......
  • Pedestrian is struck, killed by Metro Blue Line train

     
    A pedestrian was struck and killed Friday afternoon by a Metro Blue Line train at the Artesia station, a spokesman for the transit authority said. The accident involving a southbound train occurred at 3:27 p.m. and the pedestrian was pronounced......
  • Baseball: Top underclassmen face off this weekend in Compton

     
    There won't be a better all-star series matching top seniors-to-be and juniors-to-be than this weekend's Southwest Future All-Star Series at the Urban Youth Academy in Compton. Games matching East vs. West and North vs. South are scheduled for Saturday...
  • Baseball: It's South vs. West in Southwest Future All-Star Series final

     
    The mostly Orange County contingent representing the South will face the mostly Los Angeles County contingent representing the West in the championship game of the Southwest Future All-Star Series Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Urban Youth Academy in Compton.......
  • Assemblyman Hall interested in proposed new congressional district in Compton

     
    State Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-Compton) announced Friday that he intends to run for a new congressional district outlined in the first draft of new district maps released by the California Citizens Redistricting Committee. As drawn, the new district...
  • Palmdale man pleads guilty in 2008 rape, kidnapping case that had gone cold

     
    A 23-year-old Antelope Valley man pleaded guilty Tuesday to kidnapping a woman at gunpoint and raping her in a 2008 case that had gone cold. Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department developed a "DNA hit" last year that......
  • One dead, three injured in Compton shooting

     
    One man is dead and three others injured after a Sunday afternoon shooting in Compton, authorities said. Homicide detectives were combing the 15700 block of South Haskin Avenue looking for clues, said Deputy Benjamin Grubb of the Los Angeles County......
  • Live review: Alicia Keys at the Pantages Theatre

     
    Alicia Keys entered the pop consciousness 10 years ago with “Songs in A Minor.” In a pre-9/11 world of choreographed teen pop and materialistic hip-hop, the debut album’s mix of classical piano and urban beats provided a fresh breath of....
  • Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide

    Jim Newton: Compton's racial divide
    Imagine if today's Los Angeles were governed by a white mayor and an all-white City Council. And then imagine if that anomaly was protected by city election rules that virtually guaranteed no Latino candidate could land a spot in elected office. The civil...