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Magnitude-2.9 Earthquake Hits Compton

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Compton on Monday morning.

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Deputies Investigate Deadly Stabbing In Compton

A 53-year-old woman remained in custody on Wednesday in connection with a deadly stabbing that took place in Compton.


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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Not Playing In Home City Due To Lack Of Theater

While the film “Straight Outta Compton” brought in over $50 million, earning the top spot over the weekend, it is not playing in the city of Compton itself, as the city has no theater.


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Homicide Detectives Investigate Shooting Death Of Man In Compton

Homicide detectives on Thursday investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Compton.


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Video Captures Aftermath Of Deadly Plane Crash In Compton

New details have been released about fiery crash involving a banner-towing airplane at the Compton/Woodley Airport Sunday.


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NTSB, FAA Investigate Cause Of Deadly Banner-Towing Airplane Crash In Compton

The Compton/Woodley Airport reopened on Monday after a pilot was killed when a small, banner-towing airplane crashed during takeoff.


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Pilot Killed When Single-Engine Plane Crashes In Compton

Authorities say one person has been killed as a result of a small plane crash in Compton.


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Hip-Hop Mogul Dr. Dre To Donate Album Royalties To Compton Youth Center

One of hip-hop’s biggest names is making a very big donation.



2 Men Arrested After Shots Fired At Deputies In Compton

Two men who led officials on a brief car chase and exchanged gunfire with sheriff’s deputies on Friday night in Compton have been arrested.


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Suspect At Large After Shots Fired At Deputies In Compton

One suspect was quickly apprehended.


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Shocked $1M Lottery Winner Hopes To Keep Secret From Vacationing Wife

Pablo Chavez, a 55-year-old storeroom clerk, won after buying a “50X the Cash Scratchers ticket.”


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Man Sentenced To 128 Years In Prison For 2010 Halloween Murder Of 5-Year-Old Boy

A 26-year-old man was sentenced to prison on Tuesday for murdering a young boy who wore a Spider-Man costume on Halloween in 2010.



Defibrillators Back On Compton Fire Trucks, Ambulances

Defibrillator machines are back on Compton’s fire trucks and ambulances after the city addressed concerns by Los Angeles County regulators that firefighters weren’t properly trained to use the lifesaving devices.


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Deputies Investigate Deadly Shooting In Compton

Homicide detectives Monday investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Compton.


Marion 'Suge' Knight (R) with his lawyers Thomas Mesereau (C) and Shawn Holley (L) makes a court appearance for assault and robbery charges at Criminal Courts Building on July 7, 2015.   California.  Knight is charged with robbery and criminal threats after allegedly stealing a photographer's camera during an incident September 5, 2014 in Beverly Hills.  (credit: Patrick T Fallon-Pool/Getty Images)

Suge Knight’s Lawyers Provides Court With New Video Of Attack

Attorneys for Marion “Suge” Knight say in court filings that a new video of a fatal parking lot confrontation shows the former rap music mogul was being attacked by a man with a gun.