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Gang Member Fatally Shot In Drive-By Near MacArthur Park

A 20-year-old gang member was fatally shot early Sunday morning in a drive-by east of MacArthur Park.

08/18/2014

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City Councilman Says L.A. Needs To Hire A Homeless Czar

The czar would also be able to better connect the homeless or formerly homeless to resources offered by the city, including city-run housing units and vouchers, the motion said.

08/08/2014

Who destroyed 30 young fruit trees in MacArthur Park. (credit: CBS)

Vandals Destroy 30 Fruit Trees Planted By Underprivileged Kids In MacArthur Park

The planting effort took several days, lots of hard work and thousands of dollars.

07/10/2014

Volunteers helped to replant dozens of fruit trees after they were uprooted earlier this week. (Photo courtesy Fallen Fruit/Facebook)

Digging In At MacArthur Park: Kids Replant After Vandals Uproot Dozens Of Fruit Trees

Police Thursday sought the public’s help in finding vandals who apparently uprooted dozens of fruit trees planted by a group of Southland students in MacArthur Park.

07/10/2014

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Suspect Tackled By Officers During Chase In MacArthur Park

A man in a stolen vehicle led police on a wild, albeit brief, chase before attempting to flee on foot.

02/19/2014

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Body Found In MacArthur Park Lake

The LAPD is on the scene, with officers expected to continue the investigation late into the night. Details surrounding the victim’s death remain unclear.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

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MacArthur Park: Revitalized For Recreation

MacArthur Park is now a lovely, mid-city oasis, perfect for daily recreation.

10/16/2013

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CicLAvia’s 5th Annual Event Hopes To Encourage Bike Riding

If the latest spike in gas prices has got you rethinking your preferred mode of transportation, this Sunday’s CicLAvia event is for you.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/05/2012

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What You’re Doing This Week: July 2

It’s a perfect week for outdoor activities – from a parade to crafts and music, to some swingin’ dancing.

CBS Los Angeles–07/02/2012

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Woman Found Beaten To Death In MacArthur Park Hotel Room

A woman was found beaten to death in a hotel room near MacArthur Park early Monday morning, hours after the man who rented the room checked out.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2011

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Anti-Gang Detective Wounded, Police Search For Shooter

A Long Beach police anti-gang detective was shot and wounded as he drove in a squad car with another officer, police said Sunday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2011

Ocean Wilson, who had been reported as being abducted, was found safe in his mother's Long Beach home. (credit: CBS)

Boy Reported Abducted Found Safe

A 2-year-old boy, who had been reported as being abducted by his biological father’s girlfriend at MacArthur Park, turned up safe along with the woman at his mother’s residence in Long Beach, according to police.

12/09/2010

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DNA Tests Show Mummified Infants Belonged To Nurse

DNA tests prove the mummified remains of two infants found in a Los Angeles steamer trunk were the children of the nurse who abandoned the trunk.

11/16/2010

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Angelenos Gather To Watch Stewart-Colbert ‘Sanity’ Rally

About 1,000 people gathered at MacArthur Park Saturday to watch a video feed of the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rally from the National Mall in Washington.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2010

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Stewart/Colbert To Stage ‘Sanity’ Rally In LA, DC

An expected voter backlash against big government in next week’s election isn’t a laughing matter to Democrats — or is it?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/29/2010

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