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Peace Rally Held In South LA As Fears Of Rival Gang Competition Surge On Social Media

The use of the hashtag “#100daysand100nights” has surged over the past week, sparking fears of what many perceive to be a threat that two gangs are competing to be the first to kill 100 people in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/27/2015

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3 Hospitalized After Suspect Opens Fire Outside South LA Home

Police said the shooting is believed to be gang-related.

07/24/2015

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Man Shot In The Back At South LA Laundromat

The victim was shot in the back around 2:15 p.m

07/23/2015

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Motorist — Possibly Male — Crushed To Death In LA Traffic Accident

The driver apparently ran through a red light and rear ended a tanker truck.

07/19/2015

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Man Shot In The Back At South Los Angeles ATM

Authorities say a man has been taken to a hospital after being shot in the back in South Los Angeles.

07/13/2015

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1 Killed, 2 Injured In Shooting At South LA Birthday Party

Deputies were called around 11 p.m. to Berendo Avenue and West 111th Street, where KCAL9’s Joy Benedict reports a birthday party for a woman in her 20s was underway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2015

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Arson Investigation Underway After 2 South LA Churches Erupt In Flames

Authorities Thursday extinguished two fires that erupted in separate churches early this morning.

07/09/2015

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Police Seek Man Suspected In Fatal South LA Shooting

Police Thursday searched for a shooting suspect who fatally shot a 50-year-old man during an argument on a South Los Angeles street.

07/09/2015

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4 Firefighters Injured In Blaze, Illegal Fireworks Suspected

Four firefighters were injured and damage to three separate warehouses in Florence totaled between $1 to $3 million after a fire was sparked by what investigators suspect may be illegal fireworks.

07/05/2015

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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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DNA Links Convicted Hit-And-Run Driver To 2004 Murder, Rape In South LA

A felon convicted in the hit-and-run death of a woman in Orange County has been linked through DNA evidence to the 2004 rape and murder of a woman in South Los Angeles.

06/24/2015

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South LA Community Grieves Popular Street Vendor Fatally Shot At Taco Stand

Police say 30-year-old Alvaro Mata-Rico, of Bell Gardens, was killed on East 51st Street and McKinley Avenue just after 11 p.m. Friday — about 15 minutes before another taco vendor was shot at about a mile away.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/22/2015

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Popular Street Vendor Gunned Down At South LA Taco Stand

Police say 30-year-old Alvaro Mata-Rico, of Bell Gardens, was killed on East 51st Street and McKinley Avenue just after 11 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2015

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2 Arrested In Suspected South LA Shooting

L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies were called around 8:30 p.m. to 115th Place and Berendo Avenue following a report of shots fired.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2015

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Knife-Wielding Woman Barricaded In South LA Home

A woman with a knife was barricaded in a South L.A. home Friday afternoon.

06/12/2015

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