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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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1 Killed, 3 Wounded In South LA Shooting

Three people were wounded, one fatally, in a shooting in the southwest Los Angeles area Wednesday.

06/10/2015

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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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South LA Family Get Frightening Shock When Police Chase Ends Next To Their Barbecue

Officers responding to a burglary report at a South L.A. home say they arrived to find the suspect leaving out the back.

05/25/2015

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Crews Battle Fire At Old Fire Station In South LA

Crews Friday were battling a fire at an old fire station in South Los Angeles.

05/22/2015

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Man’s Body Found Burning On Sidewalk In South LA

A man’s body was found burning early Monday morning on a sidewalk in South Los Angeles.

05/18/2015

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Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In South LA

Police Monday were investigating the fatal shooting in South Los Angeles.

05/18/2015

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Mother Of 5 Killed After Being Hit By 2 SUVs

When 41-year-old Ruth Noemi Duarte was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Saturday night, it marked the second devastating tragedy to befall her five children in a year’s time.

05/17/2015

A female pedestrian was fatally struck by two vehicles in South LA Saturday evening -- only one of the drivers stopped. (credit: CBS)

Female Pedestrian Fatally Struck By 2 Cars In South LA

One of the two vehicle fled the scene, police said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2015

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DUI Suspect In Custody After Leading Police On Pursuit From Burbank To South LA

A man wanted for driving under the influence was in custody Wednesday after leading police on a pursuit from Burbank to South Los Angeles.

05/13/2015

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Medical Clinic To Provide Services In Lynwood For Underserved Neighborhoods

Officials Friday announced a medical clinic will open to provide services for residents who live in underserved neighborhoods of South Los Angeles.

05/08/2015

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Suspect Shot After Reportedly Pointing Gun At Officers In South LA

A known gang member was shot in South Los Angeles after police say he pointed a gun at officers.

05/06/2015

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