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Neighbors: Alleged Kidnapper Is Doting Family Man

Neighbors were stunned over Wednesday’s news that a Bell Gardens man was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl and holding her captive for 10 years, saying the pair had a happy family life.


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Lawmakers To Hear Bell Gardens Couple On Proposal To Limit Mail-In Ballots

Have you ever thought that Sacramento just doesn’t listen to the average voter?


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Teen Shot To Death In Bell Gardens

A teenager was shot and killed Wednesday night in Bell Gardens.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2013

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Elected Officials In Bell Call For State Sen. Ron Calderon To Step Down

Assemblymember Cristina Garcia of Bell Gardens and several other elected officials Wednesday called for Senator Ron Calderon to step down amid a federal investigation and accusations that he accepted money to promote certain bills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/13/2013

Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. joined with Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) for the launch of a new hotel construction project for The Bicycle Casino.

Gov. Brown Headlines Launch Of Construction On $45M Bicycle Casino Hotel In Bell Gardens

California Governor Jerry Brown was in the Southland Tuesday to announce the launch of a luxury hotel construction project in Bell Gardens.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2013

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Bill Would Use Calif.’s Tax Policy To Pressure Boy Scouts Into Fully Accepting Gay Members

The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would use California’s tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boy Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

Ricardo Hernandez is missing. (credit: Downey Police Dept.)

86-Year-Old Man Missing In Downey

Authorities want the public’s help to find a missing 86-year-old Downey man.


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Settlement Reached In Bell Gardens Lutheran Church Abuse Suit

A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged he was sexually abused by the former pastor of a Lutheran church in Bell Gardens.


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9-Year-Old Shot In Leg After Man Opens Fire On Ex-Girlfriend In Bell Gardens

A 9-year-old boy was shot in the leg Monday morning when a man opened fire on his ex-girlfriend in Bell Gardens.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2013

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Big Rig Crash Sends 1,500 Gallons Of Liquid Asphalt Onto 710 Freeway

A big rig crash has sent 1,500 gallons of liquid asphalt onto the northbound 710 Freeway in Bell Gardens. More at and KCAL9 News.


Jose Mendoza was killed during a street race in Commerce. (credit: Facebook)

Suspect In Fatal Hit-And-Run Street Race Crash Surrenders

Officials say the suspect in a fatal hit-and-run accident that took the life of a man who was a spectator at a street race, surrendered to authorities Saturday.


Jose and Elena Arellano. (credit: Alhambra Police)

Elderly Alhambra Couple Goes Missing On Trip To Visit Daughter

The public’s help is needed to find an elderly couple who was last seen Sunday.


This collision ended with cops shooting a suspect three times in the face. (credit: UGC)

Police In Bell Gardens Shoot, Wound Suspect

A suspect was wounded by Bell Gardens police Friday evening and taken to a hospital.


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13-Year-Old Boy Recovering Following Shooting Outside Church In Bell Gardens

A 13-year-old boy was recovering Saturday after being struck in the leg by a ricocheting bullet or a piece of one in Bell Gardens.


A man was found shot to death near his car in Bell Gardens Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Man Fatally Shot Next To His Car In Bell Gardens

A man was shot and killed Friday evening next to his car in Bell Gardens.