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  • LAPD Officers Fatally Shoot Man in Watts

    LAPD Officers Fatally Shoot Man in Watts
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Authorities say an armed man was shot and killed by Los Angeles police Wednesday after an apparent dispute between neighbors in the Watts area. The officer-involved shooting occurred around 8:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of East...
  • Police Shoot Bicyclist Armed with Assault Rifle in Watts

    Police Shoot Bicyclist Armed with Assault Rifle in Watts
    LOS ANGELES -- Police in Watts shot and killed a bicyclist armed with a rifle on Christmas morning. It happened around 4 a.m. at the Jordan Down Housing Projects. Police had received a report of an assault involving a rifle. They were questioning people...
  • San Diego ranks 2nd in well-being study

    San Diego ranks 2nd in well-being study
    SAN DIEGO - San Diego ranks second among major California cities in a newly released study that rates the well-being of residents' health, education and income.    On a 0-10 scale, San Diego's rating was 5.8 in the American Human Development Index,...
  • Couple Dead In Watts Shooting

    Couple Dead In Watts Shooting
    WATTS (KTLA) -- Police are looking for a suspect and motive after couple was found shot to death in a drive-by shooting Saturday night in Watts. The couple -- an 18-year-old and 19-year-old woman -- were shot about 8:30 p.m. in the 10600 block of Grape...
  • Gayle On The Go! Events For The Weekend Of June 25

    Here is Gayle's Saturday "Gayle on the Go" viewer information: Saturday @ 4:30pm Animal Care Campaign Fundraiser Wildlife Learning Center Sylmar (818) 362 8711 www.wildlifelearningcenter.com The family can learn to appreciate local wildlife at Saturday's...
  • Riots follow killing of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Riots follow killing of Martin Luther King Jr.
    Before darkness fell on this day, a Friday, the plumes of smoke from the West Side already were visible to Loop office workers. In Chicago and across the nation, rioting was breaking out in response to the news that Martin Luther King Jr. had been...
  • Hospital's overseer still has a mission

    Fifteen months ago, he was brought in to save Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, which had struggled for decades with patient-care problems. But last Friday, Dr. Bruce Chernof presided over the shutdown of the much smaller entity it had become....
  • Subdivision in Watts attracts attention

    It's an improbable place to find a home-building boom in the midst of Los Angeles' sluggish housing market. Yet only three blocks from the Imperial Courts public housing project, along a stretch of land once used as a neighborhood dump, 44 homes are...
  • Mark Ridley-Thomas works to connect with voters

    During a day of stop-and-go campaigning for the 2nd District seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, state Sen. Mark Ridley-Thomas paused for a little criticism from his campaign manager: You need to do more to toot your own horn. "You have...
  • Plan could lead to reopening of King hospital

    Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital near Watts would reopen in three years with an emergency room and inpatient services under a tentative agreement that would substantially improve access to care in one of the most underserved areas of the nation,...
  • Crime down in Los Angeles, other parts of Southern California

    Crime down in Los Angeles, other parts of Southern California
    Crime in much of Los Angeles County and elsewhere in Southern California has dropped significantly so far this year, despite an economic meltdown that has pushed unemployment into double digits, imploded the housing market and shuttered countless...