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Vigil Planned On 1 Year Anniversary Of Unsolved Murder Of HS Football Player

Bijan Shoushtari, a football captain at Hamilton High School, was shot about 12:05 a.m. near Crenshaw Boulevard and Vernon Avenue.

08/03/2014

Three people were killed in a fiery crash in Leimert Park overnight on Jan. 12, 2014, authorities say. (credit: CBS)

3 Killed In Fiery SUV Crash In Leimert Park

Authorities say three people were killed in a fiery crash in Leimert Park overnight.

01/12/2014

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$50K Reward Offered To Find High School Football Player’s Killer

A $50,000 reward was offered Thursday to help find the person who killed a high school football player in August.

11/07/2013

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Angelenos Peacefully Rally Against Zimmerman Verdict After Rampage In Crenshaw

A day after a rampage in Crenshaw over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, Angelenos peacefully rallied for justice.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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14 Arrested In Crenshaw Protests Following Zimmerman Verdict

Los Angeles police issued a citywide tactical alert Monday evening and 14 people were arrested as residents took to the streets for a third day in Los Angeles to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2013

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Zimmerman Acquittal Spurs Protests In Leimert Park

Police Saturday called for a citywide tactical alert as hundreds gathered for two demonstrations in Leimert Park to protest the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

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Toddler Shot After Mom’s SUV Gets Caught Up In Gunfire In South LA

A toddler was shot in the hand Thursday night after her mother’s sports utility vehicle was caught up in gunfire in Leimert Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

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Elderly Woman Suffers Critical Injuries In Gas Explosion At Leimert Park Home

A woman was rushed to a hospital early Friday after suffering critical burns in a gas explosion at her South Los Angeles home, officials reported.

07/05/2013

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MTA Board Approves $1.3B Construction Of Crenshaw/LAX Line

There will be a new way to take a train to the plane.

06/27/2013

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Fire Guts South LA Church

A fire gutted a church in Leimert Park early Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2013

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Dodger Matt Kemp Leads Annual Kingdom Day Parade

The 28th annual Kingdom Day Parade wound through the Crenshaw District and Leimert Park Saturday in honor of the iconic civil rights leader.

01/19/2013

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Kwanzaa Creator Says Wisconsin GOP Senator Has ‘Issues’ For Bashing Holiday

The creator of Kwanzaa is fighting back against a Wisconsin GOP state senator who said “almost no black people care” about the holiday and that it’s spearheaded by “white left-wingers” who want to separate the country.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2013

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Dozens Gather In Leimert Park To Pay Tribute To Civil Rights Icon Rodney King

Dozens of people gathered in L.A.’s Leimert Park neighborhood to remember King and pay tribute to his role as a civil rights icon.

06/18/2012

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Parade Kicks Off Kwanzaa Celebration In LA

A parade is underway along Crenshaw Boulevard Monday to mark the start of the seven-day African American festival of Kwanzaa.

12/26/2011

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10 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash In Leimert Park

Ten people were injured Sunday in a multi-car pile-up in Leimert Park.

12/18/2011

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