Watts

(credit: CBS)

Man, 54, Fatally Stabbed In Watts

A 54-year-old man was stabbed to death Christmas Day in Watts, authorities said.

12/25/2013

(credit: Rico Cabrera Jr.)

New Mural Unveiled In Watts In Sync With Christmas Parade

A mural created by two high-profile artists was unveiled in Watts on Saturday.

12/14/2013

(credit: CBS)

Teen With Cancer Granted Wish To Fly In Helicopter

An 18-year-old teen was granted a special wish Thursday to fly in a helicopter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

(credit: CBS)

5 Students Hurt In Science-Related Blast At Watts High School

Five students at a Watts high school were injured Tuesday after an apparent school science experiment went awry, authorities said.

12/03/2013

Arthur Miller and poet Wanda Coleman in 2001 attend the National Book Awards in New York City. (credit: Scott Gries/Getty Images Entertainment)

LA’s Unofficial Poet Laureate Dies At 67

A Watts native considered LA’s unofficial poet laureate has died.

11/23/2013

(credit: CBS)

Students Fall Ill At Another LAUSD Elementary School

Eight students at an L.A. Unified elementary school fell ill Monday with symptoms similar to those reported by 20 students at a different school last week.

11/18/2013

(credit: CBS)

20 Students Vomit, Get Chills At Elementary School In Watts

Paramedics responded to an elementary school in Watts Friday after reports of several students becoming ill, authorities said.

11/15/2013

(credit: CBS)

Police Hunt For Shooter Who Fired Into Watts Apartment, Injuring Teen And Girl, 9

Police are searching for a shooter who fired multiple shots into an apartment, injuring a 9-year-old girl and her 18-year-old aunt.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Watts Bears

A lot of Southland football fans want an NFL team.

10/18/2013

Watts Towers Arts Center (credit:  www.culturela.org)

KNX On Your Corner: Watts Towers

South Los Angeles boasts a one-of-a-kind wonder – the Watts Towers.

10/18/2013

(credit: CBS)

Man Shot, Killed In Front Of Recreation Center In Watts

A man was shot and killed Monday night in front of a recreation center in Watts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2013

(credit: CBS)

LA Approves $1B Watts Revitalization Project

The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a series of land use and planning laws that have taken four years to draft.

08/14/2013

(source: L.A. County Sheriff's Dept.)

LA County Park Worker Arrested For Committing Lewd Acts On Children

Sixty-two-year-old Donald Johnson was taken into custody Wednesday after a fellow park employee found a SIM card from a cell phone at the Ted Watkins Memorial Park near Watts, where Johnson has worked for four decades.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

(credit: CBS)

Man Killed, Wife Wounded In Watts Shooting

Authorities Monday said a man was killed and his wife wounded after a shooting at their South Los Angeles home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2013

(credit: CBS)

3 Young Children Reportedly Witness Father Kill Their Mother, Fatally Shoot Himself

Authorities say three young children watched their father fatally shoot their mother and then take his own life at a home in Watts Friday night.

03/09/2013

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