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Suspect Wounded In Deputy-Involved Shooting In Compton

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a deputy-involved shooting in Compton that left a suspect wounded.

05/13/2015

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$20K Reward Offered For Information In Murder Of Former Compton High Football Star

A reward of $20,000 is being offered for information in the murder of a former star football player at Compton High School.

05/13/2015

Dentist Mohammed Kader, 51, of Cypress is accused of lewd acts on two minor patients. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.) (Editor's note: The video for this story has been removed because it included images of another dentist’s office in Compton, not Kader’s office.)

Arraignment Postponed For Compton Dentist Accused Of Molesting 2 Underage Patients

A 51-year-old dentist who allegedly molested two of his underage patients appeared in court on Monday.

05/11/2015

Dentist Mohammed Kader, 51, of Cypress is accused of lewd acts on two minor patients. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.) (Editor's note: The video for this story has been removed because it included images of another dentist’s office in Compton, not Kader’s office.)

Dentist, 51, Accused Of Committing Lewd Acts On Minor Patients

Two female minors, ages 12 and 17, reported to their parents that while they were seated in Dr. Kader’s examination chair, he kissed them on their lips.

05/08/2015

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

05/08/2015

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15-Year-Old Carjacking Suspect Leads Police On Wild Pursuit

When police in Compton spotted a carjacking suspect the 15-year-old girl did everything but surrender quietly.

04/30/2015

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Homicide Detectives Investigate Fatal Shooting In Compton

Homicide detectives Wednesday were investigating a deadly shooting in Compton.

04/22/2015

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Compton Official Warns Water Usage Penalties Could Sink Lower-Income Families

Officials in Compton and other lower-income cities are warning that residents may be unable to bear any additional financial burden imposed by mandatory water restrictions.

04/16/2015

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‘Suge’ Knight Appears In Court For Preliminary Hearing In Murder Trial

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight Monday appeared in court for a preliminary hearing in the murder case filed against him.

04/13/2015

Music producer Suge Knight attends the Belvedere Ultra Lounge Day 4 At Club OPM  on February 17, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: Chad Buchanan/Getty Images for Moet USA)

Report Claims Survivor Of Fatal Compton Crash Told Investigator He Attacked Suge Knight

New information is coming to light about the deadly confrontation in which Marion “Suge” Knight has been charged.

03/17/2015

Raymond Tremaine Collins was last seen Feb. 16. (Photo courtesy LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

Family Asks For Public’s Help In Finding Missing Music Producer

The family of a Chino music video producer who was last seen nearly a month ago are asking for the public’s help.

03/17/2015

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2 Girls, 2 Men Shot At Birthday Party In Compton

Two female minors and two adult men reportedly were shot at a birthday party in Compton shortly after midnight Sunday.

03/15/2015

Marion "Suge" Knight attends court at the Criminal Courts Building on March 2, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  The hearing was scheduled to determine if the two criminal cases against Knight, one for murder and attempted murder when Knight allegedly ran over two men in a Compton parking lot after an argument and another case involving an alleged robbery and criminal threats to a photographer in Beverly Hills, should be moved to the downtown Los Angeles courthouse.  (Photo by Mark Boster-Pool/Getty Images)

Suge Knight Hospitalized Again After Telling Judge He Fired His Attorneys

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was hospitalized again Monday during a court hearing in which he said he fired his attorneys.

03/02/2015

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‘Cinderella’ Screening To Raise Money For ‘I Dream Of Fish’ Effort

The 10-year-old founder of “I Dream of Fish,” a nonprofit that helps build sustainable fish farms in developing and impoverished parts of the world, appeared on KCAL9 Saturday morning to talk about the effort, as well as promote an upcoming fundraiser.

02/28/2015

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Arts Program Leads To Better Student Performance At Compton School

Students at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School are happy and engaged, attendance is up and most importantly – so are test scores.

02/25/2015

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