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Students at Tibby Elementary School. (credit: U.S. Department Of Education)

Jefferson, Tibby Elementary Schools In Compton Named National Blue Ribbon Award Winners

Two Compton elementary schools were named Tuesday as winners of the National Blue Ribbon School Award by Education Secretary Arne Duncan.

09/30/2014

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Man Killed In Drive-By Shooting Outside Compton Home

A person in the car opened fire and a man standing outside was struck by a bullet in the upper torso, Smith said.

09/28/2014

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Man Fatally Shot On Compton Street; Probe Underway

Authorities in Compton said a man died Friday of a gunshot wound to his upper torso.

08/29/2014

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Compton Officials Urged To Drop Plan To Arm School Police Officers With AR-15s

Community leaders in the city of Compton Thursday were expected to demand officials rescind a policy that would arm school police officers with AR-15 assault rifles.

08/28/2014

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Man Suspected Of Shooting Deputy In Lynwood Fatally Shot After Standoff

A suspect in the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Tuesday following a three-hour standoff.

CBS Los Angeles–08/26/2014

Barry Montgomery. (credit: CBS)

Compton NAACP Demands Federal Probe Into Beating Of Mentally Disabled Man By Deputies

The Compton chapter of the NAACP is calling for a federal investigation into the July 14 beating of a mentally disabled man by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.

08/13/2014

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Judge Orders California To Teach English Learners

California was ordered to educate all children who don’t speak English after reports revealed a quarter of its school districts fail to meet that requirement, which is mandated by both the federal government and California itself.

08/13/2014

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Oh, Boy! Woman Gives Birth In Compton Alley

A pregnant woman walking in Compton early Sunday thought she’d save time by cutting through an alley, only to find, moments later, that she was going into labor.

07/27/2014

Officials were able to nab an alleged hit-and-run driver after a brief chase in Compton Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Deputies In Compton Chase Hit-And-Run Suspect Who Allegedly Slammed Into Person Pushing Cart

The driver allegedly hit a pedestrian at Alonda and Holly, near Thompson, and then fled.

07/11/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Hurt In Deputy-Involved Shooting In Compton

A man was killed and another was critically wounded Tuesday night in a deputy-involved shooting in Compton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2014

1 Arrested, 1 Wanted In Alleged Drug Lab Fire In Compton

A suspect was in custody and another was on the run Tuesday following a fire at a house that was apparently being used as a drug lab.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/17/2014

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Single Mother Of 3 Graduates From UCLA With 3 Degrees

A 28-year-old single mother of three boys graduated from UCLA with three degrees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2014

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Ex-Compton Fire Official Sentenced For Theft

Prosecutors say Marcel Melanson was sentenced Monday to three years and four months in prison. He also must pay more than a half-million dollars in fines and restitution.

06/10/2014

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Deputy Accidentally Shot By Partner During Fatal Takedown Of Suspect In Compton

The LA County Sheriff’s Department revealed Thursday that a deputy shot and wounded last month during the fatal takedown of a suspect in Compton was shot accidentally by his partner.

06/05/2014

A pursuit in Compton Sunday ended with two people being taken into custody. (credit: CBS)

Police Chase Reckless Driving Suspect Around Compton

Officials believed the suspect was driving under the influence.

06/01/2014

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