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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

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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

(credit: Joy Benedict/Getty Images)

3 Children Rescued From Watts Home Following Triple Shooting

Two men and a woman are dead after a shooting and barricade situation at a home in Watts.

CBS Los Angeles–03/08/2013

(credit: CBS)

1 Wounded In Officer-Involved Shooting In Watts

Authorities on Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding an officer-involved shooting in Watts.

01/06/2013

Miguel Mendez was killed by a hit-and-run driver Saturday evening in Watts. (credit: Rolando Polanco)

Police Hunt For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Disabled Teen

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck an 18-year-old special needs student in Watts Saturday evening.

11/18/2012

Susan Washington saved her son and his friend by pushing them out of the way of a hit-and-run driver. (credit: CBS)

Heroic Mom Struck By Car, Saves Boys From Hit-And-Run Driver

A mother was struck by a hit-and-run driver while her son and his friend were trick-or-treating Wednesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2012

Los Angeles Community High School

2 USC Students Fundraise To Keep High School Afloat

Two students at the University of Southern California have stepped up to try and rescue a nearby high school so that it can reopen for the 2012-2013 school year.

08/10/2012

A woman was trapped inside her vehicle and killed Saturday evening in Watts. (credit: CBS)

Woman, 32, Killed In Watts Rollover Crash

A 32-year-old woman was killed in a rollover crash in Watts Saturday evening.

07/14/2012

(credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Illegal Fireworks Injure Several Southland Children, Adults

Authorities say several people were recovering Thursday from fireworks injuries.

07/05/2012

Angel Cortez was just 14 months old and was starting to talk, walk and learn baby sign language when he was gunned down on June 4, 2012. (courtesy LAPD)

Alleged Gang Member, 15, Charged With Murdering Baby While He Lay In Father’s Arms

A 15-year-old boy will be arraigned Friday morning on murder charges in the fatal shooting of an infant boy while he lay in his father’s arms outside a South Los Angeles home.

06/28/2012

Angel Cortez was just 14 months old and was starting to talk, walk and learn baby sign language when he was gunned down on June 4, 2012. (courtesy LAPD)

Detectives Move Closer To Naming Suspect In Deadly Watts Shooting

Police on Monday said an arrest could be imminent in the fatal shooting of a one-year-old baby in Watts.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/11/2012

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