South L.A.

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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.

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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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Caught On Video: SUV Driver Kills Man, 20, In South LA Crosswalk

California Highway Patrol released video Wednesday of the black SUV, possibly a Mazda, that struck Luis Guerrero in a crosswalk on Oct. 3.

10/29/2014

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Police: Man Accidentally Kills Friend At South LA Party, Turns Gun On Himself

Two men reportedly were shot early Sunday in what may have started as an accidental discharge.

09/28/2014

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Hundreds In LA Protest Killings Of Black Men, Police Violence Around Nation

Activists marched in the hundreds on the streets of South L.A. Thursday to protest what they are calling the unjust police shootings of unarmed black men across the nation.

08/21/2014

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Tensions High As South LA Residents Meet With LAPD Over Ezell Ford Shooting Death

Community members demanded answers in the death of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old man killed last Monday at 65th and Broadway.

08/20/2014

Chester Turner Convicted Of Killing 4 More Women

A man who’s on death row for killing 10 women in the Los Angeles area has been convicted of four more murders.

06/19/2014

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