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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • Environmentalists torn up over Compton Creek bulldozing

    Environmentalists torn up over Compton Creek bulldozing
    Knee deep in Compton Creek's murky waters, environmentalist James Alamillo scanned the ripples for signs of aquatic life in a stretch edged with cattails and trash, between a Metro Rail station and heavy industry just north of the 710 Freeway. "What have...
  • L.A. charter schools flex their educational muscles

    L.A. charter schools flex their educational muscles
    Over the last decade, a quiet revolution took root in the nation's second-largest school district. Fueled by money and emboldened by clout from some of the city's most powerful figures, charter schools began a period of explosive growth that has...
  • 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...
  • The Game rolls out 'LAX' at Santa Monica listening party

    The Game rolls out 'LAX' at Santa Monica listening party
    For all its booze-soaked bonhomie and head-nodding musical surprises, a "listening party" for "LAX," the new album from the multi-platinum-selling Compton gangsta rapper the Game, on Monday night proved to be the rarest kind of orchestrated media event....
  • Gang problem hemorrhaging

    Anthony Taylor Jr. was killed over the color red. The 20-year-old Bloods gang member was partying with friends past midnight, hanging out on the corner of Guilford Avenue and East 22nd Street, a red bandana tied to his belt. But police said a member...
  • Candidates decry state of economy

    With California playing a meaningful role in the presidential race for the first time in decades, all three major Democratic candidates hit the campaign trail here Thursday, with talk of pocketbook issues in the face of a weakening economy. As the Dow...
  • Getaway driver sentenced to 50 years to life in case of slain police officer

     
    A getaway driver who was involved in the killing of an L.A. County police captain five years ago pleaded guilty to first-degree murder today and was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison. Orvis Camillo Anthony, 24, entered the......
  • 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......