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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

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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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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

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