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The body of a 20-something woman was found inside this trash bin in Florence. (credit: CBS)

Woman’s Body Found Inside Plastic Trash Bin In South LA

Authorities say a woman’s body was found inside a plastic trash bin in the backyard of a home in the Florence area of South Los Angeles.


Two people were wounded in a car-to-car shooting in South Los Angeles Thursday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

2 People Wounded In Car-To-Car Shooting In South Los Angeles

Two people were shot and wounded in a car-to-car shooting in South Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.


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Female Clerk Shot, Killed At Bargain Store In South LA

A clerk was shot and killed Tuesday night in an apparent robbery at a bargain store in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013


LA Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Injures Suspect

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department says a suspect who jumped from a car during a late-night pursuit has been injured in a deputy-involved shooting.


Terry Laffitte was shot and killed by deputies. (credit: Sandra Cotton)

Family Of Father Of 3 Killed In Deputy-Involved Shooting Say He Was Murdered

The family of a man shot and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy says he was murdered and plans to file a lawsuit against the department.


The LAPD released this sketch Wednesday of a suspect in a car-to-car shooting on the 110 Freeway. (credit: LAPD)

Composite Sketch Released Of Suspect In Car-To-Car Shooting

Authorities Wednesday released a composite sketch of a suspect they said shot a man in the head on the 110 Freeway.


Terry Laffitte was shot and killed by deputies. (credit: Sandra Cotton)

Accounts From Family, Deputies Differ Widely In Fatal DIS

Two LA County Sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man in the Florence area of South Los Angeles Saturday night.


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Police Investigating Laser Strike On Jet Approaching LAX

Police and sheriff’s deputies Wednesday night are investigating a laser strike in the Florence area that was pointed at a jet going to Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2013

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Hedge Fund Manager Charged In LA Captured At Florence Art Gallery

A fugitive German hedge fund manager was arrested Friday at an Italian art gallery on charges filed in Los Angeles that accuse him of orchestrating a stock manipulation scheme that led to at least $200 million in losses to investors across the world.


This alleged tagger assaulted a CBS2 camera crew Saturday. (credit: CBS)

CBS2 Crew Attacked By Unidentified Man While Covering Story

A CBS2 camera crew was attacked Saturday by an unidentified man.


The massive boulder is the centerpiece of a new exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.(credit: CBS)

340-Ton Boulder Makes Pit Stop On Its Way To LACMA

A 340-ton boulder is making a pit stop at Figueroa and Florence on its way to LACMA, where it will become part of an abstract art exhibit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/09/2012


Man, 21, Shot And Killed In South LA

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed early Monday in the unincorporated Florence area, near South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011

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Officials Investigate Possible Bank Robbery In Florence

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a possible burglary at a Wells Fargo branch near South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2011

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South LA Warehouse Fire Causes $1M In Damage, Injures 2 Firefighters

Authorities say a fire that roared through a South Los Angeles commercial building caused $1 million in damage and left a firefighter with second-degree burns.



Suspect Prowler Wounded In DIS

A suspect running from sheriff’s deputies in the unincorporated Florence area was wounded when he pointed a handgun at lawmen as he tried.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2011