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LAPD Chief Blames ‘Ongoing Dispute’ For Apparent Spike In Gang Violence

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck says a weekend outbreak of shootings in South Los Angeles was more likely the result of a long-standing dispute between two rival gangs and not social media posts.

07/29/2015

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Armed Suspect Barricaded In South LA Home Peacefully Surrenders

SWAT teams were involved in a standoff with a man who barricaded himself inside of a home in South Los Angeles on Tuesday.

07/28/2015

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Man Shot In Butt During Reported Road Rage Argument

Police say a man was shot in the butt early Monday during a car-to-car shooting in South Los Angeles.

07/27/2015

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Mother, Son Hit By Gunfire During South LA Birthday Party

Authorities said four suspects are at large.

07/18/2015

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Officials Identify Man Fatally Shot At South LA Party

A 26-year-old man who was shot and killed at a party in South Los Angeles was identified on Monday.

07/13/2015

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Felon Accused Of Fatally Shooting Mentally Disabled Man Over His Shoes Makes First Court Appearance

A man accused of fatally shooting a mentally disabled man in South Los Angeles, apparently over his red Converse tennis shoes, was ordered Friday to remain in jail on about $2 million bail.

07/10/2015

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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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South LA Man Pleads No Contest To Stabbing 6-Year-Old Son To Death

Nathan Alexander Sanchez was found in bed in a trailer behind a home.

06/24/2015

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2 Arrests Made In Murder Of South LA Taco Vendor

Police say Alvaro Mata-Rico of Bell Gardens was working at his stand on East 51st Street and McKinley Avenue when he was killed shortly after 11 p.m. Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2015

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Crews Knock Down House Fire In South Los Angeles

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel were called to the residence, located in the 1800 block of West 75th Street, around 1 p.m.

06/20/2015

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Clerk Shot At South LA Big Lots, Police Searching For Suspect

LAPD officers were called to the store, located at Slauson Avenue and Manhattan Place, shortly after 2 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2015

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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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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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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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