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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

A beloved youth pastor, Oscar Duncan, was killed by two gang members in 2012. (credit: the Duncan family)

2 Gang Members Convicted In 2012 Murder Of Beloved Compton Youth Pastor

Officials said two gang members were convicted Friday for the murder in 2012 of a beloved Compton youth pastor in Venice.

02/20/2015

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Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan To Return To Compton High To Retire Jersey

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan will make an appearance Thursday at Compton High School, where his varsity jersey will be retired.

02/12/2015

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Lawyer: Video Shows Ambush of Former Rap Mogul ‘Suge’ Knight

A lawyer for Marion “Suge” Knight said Wednesday that members of his office have reviewed video that appears to show the former rap mogul was ambushed before two men were hit with his truck and one was killed.

02/11/2015

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)

911 Call In Case Against ‘Suge’ Knight Is Released

A 911 recording was released Thursday in which a shaken witness reported seeing two men run over in Compton after an alleged fight.

02/05/2015

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Suge Knight Taken To Hospital After Pleading Not Guilty To Murder Charges

Marion “Suge” Knight was taken to a local hospital Tuesday shortly after he pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run after prosecutors said he ran over two men with his truck in Compton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2015

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Rap Mogul Suge Knight Expected To Post $2M Bail Monday

Knight, who has been jailed since surrendering to Los Angeles police Friday morning, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday on murder charges.

02/01/2015

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)

Rap Mogul Suge Knight Arrested On Murder Charge In Hit-And-Run Accident

Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested and booked for murder early Friday morning, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2015

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)

Attorney: Suge Knight Will Surrender In Connection With Fatal Hit-And-Run In Compton

An attorney for Marion “Suge” Knight says the rap mogul is expected to surrender in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident in Compton.

01/29/2015

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Compton Grocery Store Evacuated As Deputies Search For Gunman

A Ranch Market located in the 1800 block of North Long Beach, and the surrounding parking lot, have been cleared after Compton Sheriff’s deputies say a man with a gun possibly fled into the store.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/27/2015

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Shooting On Street In Compton Leaves Man Dead

Deputies say one man was fatally shot and two others were injured Wednesday morning in Compton.

01/14/2015

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Northbound 710 Jammed After Pursuit Ends In Crash

Only one lane of the northbound 710 freeway lanes near Compton remains open, backing up traffic after a pursuit resulted in a crash by the suspect vehicle.

01/12/2015

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Man Fatally Shot At Metro Blue Line Station In Compton

A man was fatally shot Friday at a Metro Blue Line station in Compton.

01/02/2015

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Shooting Death Investigation Underway In Compton

Deputies investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Compton on Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–01/02/2015

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Female Suspect Fatally Shot By Deputy In Compton

Deputies continued their investigation Thursday into a deputy-involved shooting that occurred with a female suspect in Compton yesterday.

CBS Los Angeles–01/01/2015

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