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Gardena

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Ex-Con Pleads Guilty To Rape, Sodomy, Murder Of Great-Grandmother, 76

A ex-convict pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexually assaulting and fatally beating a 76-year-old great-grandmother in Gardena.

08/16/2011

(credit: Gardena Police Department)

Gardena Police Seek Public’s Help In Identifying Armed Robbery Suspect

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a brazen armed robber who held up a meat market in Gardena last month.

08/09/2011

Small Quake Hits Near Gardena; No Damage

A small earthquake has struck about two miles south of Gardena, but there have been no reports of damage.

07/23/2011

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Trucker Badly Burned In Crash On 110 Freeway Near Gardena

Authorities Saturday said a trucker was badly burned after his vehicle crashed over the side of a freeway transition road and landed on a Harbor (110) Freeway offramp near Gardena.

05/14/2011

DUI Suspect Charged In Deaths Of Man, 6-Year-Old Boy

A suspected drunken driver is facing a second murder charge for the weekend deaths of a Southern California man and a 6-year-old boy.

04/13/2011

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Teen Sentenced After A Gun In His Backpack Fired At Classmates

A Gardena High School student was sentenced to nine months in juvenile camp today after bringing a gun to campus that discharged in his backpack and injured two students.

04/11/2011

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OIS Reported In Gardena

Three people were taken into custody after an officer-involved shooting and a chase around Vincent Bell Park in Gardena Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/06/2011

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Killers Of Gardena Shop Owner Sentenced To Life In Prison

Two gang members have been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for the shooting death of a Southern California shop owner.

03/31/2011

10 Southern Californians Face Federal Charges In Email Scam

Ten people face federal charges in an “advance fee” Nigerian E-mail scam, in which elderly victims in Southern California and elsewhere were conned out of more than $1.5 million.

03/07/2011

Security guard instructor Robert Herrera was shot and killed by one of his students at Coast Career Institute.

Motive Sought In Killing Of Security Guard Instructor

Los Angeles detectives are trying to determine a motive for the slaying of a vocational school instructor who was allegedly shot by a student during a class for security guards.

02/24/2011

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5 Injured, 1 Seriously In Gardena Apartment Fire

A fire official says an apartment fire in Gardena has injured five people, one critically.

02/16/2011

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Man Gets Life For Shooting Gardena Police Officer

A man who shot and wounded a Gardena police officer two years ago has been sentenced to life in state prison.

02/11/2011

Gardena Teen Fatally Shot During Apparent Burglary

A 19-year-old Gardena man was fatally shot by an auto shop owner in South Los Angeles during an apparent burglary.

02/08/2011

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11 Gang Members Arrested On Murder, Drug Charges

Law enforcement officers have arrested 11 gang members for crimes that included murder and drug trafficking in Gardena, El Monte, Long Beach, and Los Angeles.

01/26/2011

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Teen In Gardena School Shooting May Be Charged As Adult

The 17-year-old boy was charged Thursday with one count each of possessing and discharging a firearm in a school zone.

01/21/2011

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