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The Exide Technologies plant has been closed since March. (credit: CBS)

East LA Residents Demand Testing, Cleanup Near Exide Battery Plant

Hazardous materials workers on Monday began removing lead-contaminated dirt from the yard of a home near the Vernon plant.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2014

(credit: CBS)

Fatal Crash Into Construction Bridge Shuts Down NB 5 Freeway In East LA

California Highway Patrol is trying to figure out what caused a driver Saturday to slam into a bridge under construction on the 5 Freeway, at the 710 Freeway interchange, in East Los Angeles.

06/28/2014

Friends and family said Tony Calderon, 49, was killed by a fallen palm tree frond. (credit: the Calderon family)

Man, 49, Crushed To Death By Falling Tree In East LA

A 49-year-old man was crushed to death Saturday by a fallen tree in East L.A.

05/17/2014

(credit: CBS)

Family Mourns Young Father Shot To Death On Christmas

A young man drove his vehicle into a light post after he was fatally shot in East L.A. early Tuesday.

12/25/2012

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