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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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2 Hurt During Car-To-Car Shooting In Compton

At least two people reportedly was wounded in a car-to-car shooting Monday morning in Compton.

05/26/2014

Isidro Garcia was charged last month after he allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend's 15-year-old daughter and sexually assaulted her for a decade. (credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

OC Police Catch Up To Man Years After He Allegedly Kidnapped Teen Girl, Fathered Her Child

Orange County police announced Wednesday that they’ve finally nabbed a man who allegedly kidnapped a 15-year-old girl in 2004 and forced her into having his child.

05/21/2014

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Security Company Issues Parking Tickets That May Be Fooling Drivers

A security company has been issuing parking tickets that may be fooling drivers, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

Confederate flag supporters demonstrate on the north steps of the capitol building 06 April, 2000 in Columbia, SC. The US southern state is split into two factions -- those for and those against the Confederate flag remaining above the capitol building. The 'Get in Step with the People of South Carolina' march, led by Charleston, SC, mayor Joe Riley, started in Charleston on 02 April, 2000 and proceeded approximately 120 miles to the captial of Columbia to protest the flag's placement above the capitol. (credit: ERIK PEREL/AFP/Getty Images)

Calif. Bill Banning State Sale Of Confederate Flag Passes

California state government departments will be prohibited from selling or displaying items with an image of the Confederate flag under a bill that passed the Assembly on Monday.

05/05/2014

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Officials: $20K Reward Offered For Murder Of Man Killed For Driving Red Car

Officials Wednesday offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who was allegedly killed because he was driving a red car.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/23/2014

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Police Believe Man Was Fatally Shot Because He Was Driving Red Car

Police believe a 34-year-old man was shot and killed in Compton earlier this year because he was in a red car.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014

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Residents Shocked To Learn About Surveillance System That Was Tested In Compton

Compton residents were shocked to learn about a high-tech surveillance system that was being tested in the city two years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Authorities Search For Suspect After Deputy-Involved Shooting In Compton

A deputy-involved shooting was reported in Compton Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Authorities Probe Shooting Death Of Compton Man, 58

Authorities Friday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a 58-year-old man in Compton.

03/21/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In Compton

Detectives Wednesday were investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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DNA Links Career Criminal To Compton Teen’s 1991 Cold Case Murder

A 20-year-old cold case murder of a teen girl has been solved with the help of DNA, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2014

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