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New East LA Charter School Named For First Latina Astronaut

At East LA’s newest middle school, the name on the wall belongs to a pioneer and a dreamer who was born in Los Angeles.

08/22/2014

An off-duty LAPD officer allegedly pulled her gun on another driver during an alleged case of road rage on Thursday evening. (credit: Anonymous Driver)

Off-Duty LAPD Officer Accused Of Aiming Gun At Driver During Road-Rage Confrontation

The alleged incident happened along the eastbound 60 Freeway.

08/08/2014

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Crews Close 60 Freeway Before Snuffing Out Rubbish Fire

Crews temporarily shut down both sides of the 60 Freeway in East Los Angeles Sunday as they battled a nearby brush fire.

07/20/2014

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Homicide Detectives Probe Death Of Man Found In East Los Angeles

The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

07/05/2014

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1 Killed, 1 Wounded In East LA Drive-By Shooting

A drive-by shooting killed a man and wounded a woman in East Los Angeles, officials said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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Man Fatally Shot At East LA Mexican Restaurant

Detectives Monday were investigating the fatal shooting of a man at an East LA Mexican restaurant.

CBS Los Angeles–06/23/2014

Special needs student Erick Ortiz, 16, drowned while on a school trip in East LA. (credit: the Ortiz family.)

Funeral Held For Special Needs Teen Who Drowned On School Trip In East LA

A funeral will be held Wednesday in Monterey Park for a 16-year-old special needs boy who drowned during a school outing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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

Friends, Strangers Pay Respects To Man Killed By Tree In Freak Accident

Officials on the scene estimated the top of the tree weighed about a ton.

05/17/2014

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23-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In East LA

A 23-year-old man was fatally shot Saturday on a residential street in East L.A.

05/17/2014

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Standoff Suspect Killed In East LA Deputy-Involved Shooting

A SWAT standoff ended in a fatal deputy-involved shooting early Tuesday morning.

04/29/2014

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Overnight Search Turns Up Man Suspected Of Firing At Deputies In East LA

Law enforcement spent all night Saturday searching for a man who shot at sheriff’s deputies and fled. Six hours later, they caught up to the 30-year-old suspect, who had been holed up in a East L.A. home.

04/13/2014

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Pedestrian, 24, Fatally Struck By Metrolink Train In East LA

The Coroner’s Office has identified the 24-year-old man fatally struck by a Metrolink train Friday in East LA.

04/05/2014

Jonathan Roldan. (credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)

Ex-Coach Admits To Sexual Relationships With East LA High School Students

A former high school volleyball coach pleaded no contest Tuesday to sex-related counts involving two 15-year-old girls he met at Esteban Torres High School in East Los Angeles.

03/11/2014

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Trial Begins For Bank Manager Accused In Heist Involving Phony Bomb

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of a former assistant manager accused of helping rob the bank where she worked by wearing a fake explosive device.

03/11/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In Truck On East LA Street

The death of a man was under investigation Tuesday in East LA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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