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Local Civic, Religious Leaders Call For Calm In Preparation Of Grand Jury Decision On Ferguson Shooting

Civic and religious leaders in Southern California are calling for calm as a decision on whether to prosecute the police officer who killed Michael Brown is announced.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

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Medical Investigation Underway On Metro Bus In Mid-City

Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene in the 4100 block of West Venice Boulevard near Crenshaw, where a Metro bus had been pulled over and taped off shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/04/2014

The 9th annual "Taste of Soul" festival had something to delight every palate. (credit: CBS)

9th Annual ‘Taste Of Soul’ Festival Takes Over The Crenshaw District

More than 350,000 people attended the one-day event which offers terrific music and great food and fun for the entire family.

10/18/2014

This mural at  3516 Slauson Avenue is among several under the 'Beautify Crenshaw' project. (Photo courtesy BeautifyEarth.org)

Movement To ‘Beautify’ Dilapidated Buildings Comes To Crenshaw

An art project aimed at revitalizing neglected buildings through colorful murals has made its way to the Crenshaw District.

10/13/2014

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Family Still Looking For Answers On 5th Anniversary Of Aspiring Musician’s Murder

Kevin Harris was shot multiple times and found in his car in the 3300 block of West 118th Street near the 105 Freeway and Crenshaw Boulevard.

09/20/2014

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Traffic Delays Expected As Work Continues On Crenshaw/LAX Line Project

Southland drivers could face traffic delays this weekend as construction work related to the Crenshaw/LAX Line expands to the mid-city area.

09/10/2014

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Vigil Planned On 1 Year Anniversary Of Unsolved Murder Of HS Football Player

Bijan Shoushtari, a football captain at Hamilton High School, was shot about 12:05 a.m. near Crenshaw Boulevard and Vernon Avenue.

08/03/2014

Hundreds came to rally on the anniversary of the controversial George Zimmerman verdict a year ago. (credit: CBS)

Rally Held In Crenshaw In Support Of Trayvon Martin On Anniversary Of Zimmerman Verdict

In Los Angeles Saturday, a large group of about 200 — including stars like Kobe Bryant — rallied for peace and justice.

07/19/2014

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Garcetti Praises Plans For Construction Of LAX Light-Rail Station

Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday announced a new light rail station at Los Angeles International Airport that will eventually take travelers directly into the airport.

06/27/2014

LAUSD officials won't say why music teacher Iris Stevenson, who has been a fixture at Crenshaw High since 1985, isn't being allowed to teach. (Photo credit: Vanity Brown)

‘Teacher Jail’ Under Fire As Crenshaw High Alum Rally Around Music Teacher

Teachers’ union officials were calling Friday for the Los Angeles school officials to end a controversial practice involving teachers who can’t be fired under union rules.

02/07/2014

LAUSD officials won't say why music teacher Iris Stevenson, who has been a fixture at Crenshaw High since 1985, isn't being allowed to teach. (Photo credit: Vanity Brown)

Former Students Rally Around Beloved Crenshaw Teacher Banned From The Classroom

Iris Stevenson, a fixture at the school since 1985, hasn’t been allowed in the classroom since December for unknown reasons.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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Metro Breaks Ground On New Crenshaw Corridor Light Rail

A ground breaking ceremony was held Tuesday morning for a new light rail line that will serve the Crenshaw corridor, including LAX.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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Triple Shooting Reported In Crenshaw District

Two women and a man were shot Wednesday night in the Crenshaw district.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2013

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Man, 37, Killed In Crenshaw Hit-And-Run Crash

Police Monday were searching for a driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in the Crenshaw District.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2013

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LAPD Announces Arrest Of Teen For Inciting Hollywood, Crenshaw Crime Sprees

The Los Angeles Police Department Wednesday announced the arrest of a 16-year-old male suspect who is believed to have incited crime sprees in Hollywood and Crenshaw last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2013

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