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Van Topples Pole, Cuts Power To 1,000 Bell Gardens Residents

Fire crews were called to a Bell Gardens neighborhood Wednesday afternoon after a van slammed into a power pole.


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Attempted Murder Suspect In Custody Following Standoff At Bell Gardens Home

Authorities Monday were on the scene of a barricade situation at a home in Bell Gardens.


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‘Band Aid Bandit’ Suspected In 11 Armed Robberies In LA; $10K Reward Offered

Deputies sought the public’s help Thursday to provide information that would lead to the arrest of a serial armed robbery suspect who has been dubbed the “Band Aid Bandit.”


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Medical Clinic To Provide Services In Lynwood For Underserved Neighborhoods

Officials Friday announced a medical clinic will open to provide services for residents who live in underserved neighborhoods of South Los Angeles.


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Wife Of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor Makes Bail On Involuntary Manslaughter Charge

Crespo, who faces up to 21 years in state prison if convicted, is due back in Los Angeles Superior Court on May 29 for a pretrial hearing.


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Wife Of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor Pleads Not Guilty To Voluntary Manslaughter

The wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo has pleaded not guilty to a grand jury indictment charging her with voluntary manslaughter, prosecutors announced Thursday.


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Man Wanted For Stalking, Making Terrorist Threats In LA

Authorities sought the public’s help Tuesday to locate a 27-year-old man that is wanted for stalking and making terrorist threats.


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Bell Gardens Company Recalls Frozen Beef, Pork Over Possible Metal Contamination

A Los Angeles-area company is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of frozen beef and pork that may be contaminated with metal.


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Bell Gardens City Council Meets For First Time Since Crespo’s Death

The Bell Gardens City Council met Monday for the first time since the shooting death of Daniel Crespo, and some leaders publicly spoke about the loss.



Wrongful-Death Suit Filed In Case Of Slain Bell Gardens Mayor

The mother of slain Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against her daughter-in-law.


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Tensions Escalate Between Slain Mayor’s Brother, Wife At Memorial Service

Tensions escalated at Monday’s public memorial service for Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo.



Public Memorial To Be Held For Bell Gardens Mayor

A public memorial will be held Monday for the slain mayor of Bell Gardens.

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Son Of Slain Mayor Says Mom Acted In Self-Defense

In a 911 call released Tuesday, Daniel Crespo Jr. tells a police dispatcher that his father had hurt him and was lying on the floor dying.

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Messages Sent From Slain Mayor’s Wife May Determine Case’s Outcome

Investigators are trying to piece together what happened a week ago when the mayor of Bell Gardens was fatally shot by his wife.


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Only On 2: Were Explosive Text Messages Sent From Slain Mayor’s Wife To His Alleged Mistress?

CBS2’s Serene Branson spoke to a woman who said she was an ex-Crespo girlfriend.