2 Killed After SUV Plows Into Tree In Gardena

Two people were killed and a third suffered critical injuries when their sport utility vehicle crashed into a tree in Gardena, a police official said.


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Robber Identified By Gardena Store Owner After Previous Heist

An armed man who was fatally shot by a Gardena meat market owner during what police said was his second attempt to rob the store in two months was identified Monday as a 24-year-old Hawthorne man, but his name was withheld because relatives have not yet been notified.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2011

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Police: Meat Market Owner Fatally Shoots Armed Robber

Gardena police said a meat market owner has fatally shot a man who tried to rob him for a second time in two months, it was reported Saturday.


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Suspect Dead, Innocent Bystander Shot In Botched Gardena Robbery

A suspect is dead and a innocent bystander injured after a botched robbery in Gardena.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2011

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Woman Struck And Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Gardena

Authorities are on the hunt for a hit-and-run driver in Gardena who struck and killed a woman just after 9 p.m. Friday.


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Motorist Killed, 2 Others Trapped After Crash In Gardena

A motorist was killed and two people were trapped inside their vehicle after two cars collided in Gardena Saturday evening.


Severa Madrona (courtesy CA DMV)

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.


(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.


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.



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.


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.


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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.



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.


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.





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