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Woman, Her 2 Children Killed In Violent Crash In Willowbrook

An active investigation was under way Monday following a violent collision that claimed the lives of two young children and their mother, and that left two others injured.


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Police Continue Hunt For Driver In Deadly Willowbrook Hit-And-Run

Detectives Monday continued their search for the person behind a deadly hit and run in Willowbrook last week.


DMV photo of Lazaro Gamez taken in 2007. (credit: LAPD)

Police Ask For Public’s Help In Search For 101-Year-Old Man

Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 101-year-old man.


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Man Killed And Girl, 7, Critical In Hit-And-Run

A 38-year-old man was killed, and a 7-year-old girl was critically injured, when they were run over in a Willowbrook crosswalk by a pearl white Cadillac Escalade, California Highway Patrol officers said Saturday.


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Man Stabbed During Fight On Metro Green Line Train

An unidentified male was stabbed Friday evening in a fight on a Metro Green Line train in Willowbrook.



Suspected Kidnapper Dies In Fight With Victim

A 51-year-old man who died following a fight at a gas station in the unincorporated Athens Village area had kidnapped the 44-year-old man he fought with, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department homicide detectives determined Monday.

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Contaminated Ground Near Willowbrook Day Care Spawns Controversy, Lawsuit

More than 1,000 former residents and neighbors of a Willowbrook Apartment complex are seeking environmental justice, claiming that their illnesses are related to contamination in the ground below.


2 Killed In Police Shootings Overnight

Authorities have killed two men and traded shots with a third in Los Angeles-area confrontations.


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Deputies Shoot Suspect, Nab Another Fleeing From Stolen Car

Deputies fired at two men driving a stolen car after they ran from the vehicle Wednesday night.


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Search Underway For Suspect In Watts Deputy-Involved Shooting

Sheriff’s deputies were unsuccessful in finding a suspected car thief who fled into the Nickerson Gardens housing project in Watts, causing a perimeter to be set up around the apartments for eight hours and counting.


Authorities Probe Fatal Shooting In Willowbrook

A woman was fatally shot in Willowbrook Sunday, but few details were immediately available.


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Authorities Identify 4 Men Shot In Willowbrook

Authorities have released the names of four family members killed in a Los Angeles backyard in what investigators believe was a gang-related shooting.


4 Men Shot To Death In Willowbrook

Authorities say four men are dead following a shooting in Willowbrook.

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2 Women Die Of Apparent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Authorities Sunday said autopsies are expected to show that an 81-year-old Willowbrook woman and her daughter died in their sleep due to carbon monoxide poisoning after using a natural gas-fired oven to heat their home.


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Pedestrian Fatally Hit By Light Rail Train In LA

A pedestrian has been struck and killed by a light rail train in south Los Angeles.

The accident occurred Friday night in the unincorporated Willowbrook area of south Los Angeles. There were no injuries on the Metro Blue Line train.