| Jan 21, 2010
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...
| Feb 6, 2010
It was a Sunday afternoon in 1974 when a black-suited Claretian missionary known as Father Pat walked into the monthly meeting of the Long Beach Cactus Club looking to make a deal.
Turn the sunny dirt patch next to his home at Dominguez Rancho Adobe into...
| Feb 17, 2010
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-...
| Feb 19, 2010
| 12:04 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2010
| 10:15 PM
COMPTON-- A "delusional" man led authorities on a pursuit, nearly running over half a dozen people before being taken into custody, a sheriff's official.
At around 8:30 p.m. Sheriff's deputies saw a man driving a tan colored van erratically on and off...
| Mar 1, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Saturday condemned recent ``intolerable acts of racism and incivility'' at University of California campuses, days before statewide rallies are to be held to protest tuition increases.
``I am deeply troubled by the horrific...
| Apr 9, 2011
Nearly six years after Compton Community College lost its accreditation after an array of financial problems and administrative corruption, the school remains on life support, community college officials said at a campus event Friday.
| Apr 19, 2011
| 11:38 AM
WHITTIER, Calif. (KTLA) -- Jurors have recommended death for a Whittier man convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of his girlfriend and 3 prospective buyers who answered a magazine ad for a used car.
37-year old Cimarron Bernard Bell was...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 9:35 AM
LONG BEACH (KTLA) -- A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California Friday morning.
The temblor struck around 9:06 a.m. and was centered in Long Beach according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
People in several cities including, Long Beach,...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 3:16 PM
UPDATE: Andrew Compton's parents have been in Louisville combing the streets looking for their son the last eight of the 10 days he's been missing.
"He could have possibly just walked down the street if he was going to the dorm as the person he was...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 10:12 PM
COMPTON (KTLA) -- Police have arrested a Compton man on suspicion of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter to death.
Omar Zarate Gutierrez, 29, is accused of murdering Leslie Ramirez. She was found unresponsive last Friday in the apartment...
| Dec 7, 2010
| 8:00 PM
COMPTON -- Chanting "yes we can!" and "si se puede!", a busload of parents on Tuesday became the first in California to try to force reforms at their children's failing school using a new law empowering parents to demand change.
The group of Latino and...