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Fatal Shooting That Killed 2 In South LA Believed To Be Gang-Related

Officers were called to the 13000 block of Broadway Avenue near West 130th Street, the LAPD reports.

06/28/2015

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LAPD Requests Assistance To Replace Boy’s Orthopedic Leg Braces Stolen In Car Burglary

Los Angeles Police Department personnel are mobilizing to replace a 9-year-old boy’s leg braces, which were stolen from his mother’s vehicle in the South Los Angeles area.

06/17/2015

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Students Feel The Love After Singing Rendition Of ‘The Lion King’

Under a bridge in South L.A., in a reclaimed mortuary, is a small charter school that’s coming alive with the sound of music. The facade is rather dreary. But step inside and you’ll find giraffes and lions and birds – a bevy of costumed kids – belting out songs from the Disney classic “The Lion King.”

06/12/2015

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New Developments In Ezell Ford Investigation Trigger South LA Protest

Ford’s family told CBS2/KCAL9’s Adrianna Weingold they were not participating in the demonstration. But they are upset at a report that began circulating Friday that the LAPD had determined the officers’ actions were justified and that they’d make that recommendation to the L.A. Police Commission.

06/06/2015

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Source: LAPD May Find 2 Officers Were Justified In Fatal Shooting Of Ezell Ford

Board President Steve Soboroff told CBS2/KCAL9’s Erica Nochlin he’s angry about the leaks in the investigation.

06/05/2015

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Man, 18, Charged With Murdering Stepfather’s Girlfriend In Case Of Mistaken Identity

Jose Alberto Perez was charged with one count each of murder and assault with a deadly weapon as well as special weapon allegations, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

03/23/2015

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Ezell Ford’s Family Takes Wrongful Death Suit To State Court

Relatives of a man shot and killed by police in South L.A. have filed a new wrongful death lawsuit in state court.

03/09/2015

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Poor Pooch Trapped For Days Inside Nailed-Shut Dog House On South LA Street

A local animal rescue says its volunteers nearly cried when they came to pick up an abandoned dog Wednesday in South L.A.

02/18/2015

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Firefighters Battle Flames Tearing Through Exposition Park Apartment Building

Crews battled a fire Wednesday afternoon at an apartment complex in South Los Angeles.

02/11/2015

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LAPD On High Alert After Violent Crime Spike In South LA

There have been six shootings in two days, including one Tuesday morning involving a 13-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet at a bus stop.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2015

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2 Hurt, Service Suspended When Metro Train Slams Into Vehicle In South LA

Two motorists reportedly suffered minor injuries when a Metro Exposition Line train crashed into a vehicle Friday night in South L.A.

02/06/2015

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Authorities ID Boy, 16, Shot Dead In South LA

Christian Henriquez, of Los Angeles, was walking with a 19-year-old man in the 11200 block of Figueroa Street when two men approached and opened fire, LAPD Officer Sara Faden said.

02/01/2015

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18-Year-Old Man Killed, Brother Hurt During Car-To-Car Shooting In South LA

An 18-year-old passenger in the vehicle was killed. A 16-year-old person was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

01/21/2015

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Local Black Churches Join Nation In Protests Against Police Slayings

Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed black men.

12/14/2014

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Deputies: Man Taken Into Custody After Hours-Long Barricade

Authorities say a suspect who held a man at gunpoint inside a Westmont home has been taken into custody, and the hostage released.

11/18/2014

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