| Dec 7, 2010
| 8:00 PM
COMPTON -- Chanting "yes we can!" and "si se puede!", a busload of parents on Tuesday became the first in California to try to force reforms at their children's failing school using a new law empowering parents to demand change.
The group of Latino and...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 10:12 PM
COMPTON (KTLA) -- Police have arrested a Compton man on suspicion of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter to death.
Omar Zarate Gutierrez, 29, is accused of murdering Leslie Ramirez. She was found unresponsive last Friday in the apartment...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 9:35 AM
LONG BEACH (KTLA) -- A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rattled Southern California Friday morning.
The temblor struck around 9:06 a.m. and was centered in Long Beach according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
People in several cities including, Long Beach,...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 3:16 PM
UPDATE: Andrew Compton's parents have been in Louisville combing the streets looking for their son the last eight of the 10 days he's been missing.
"He could have possibly just walked down the street if he was going to the dorm as the person he was...
| Oct 16, 2010
David D. Miller, founder of the Miller's Outpost retail chain that became a shopping mall staple in California and eventually became known as Anchor Blue, has died. He was 86.
Miller died Oct. 8 from congestive heart failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical...
| Jan 17, 2011
Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum 961 West Alondra Boulevard Compton, CA 90220 (310) 618-1155 www.TAMuseum.org
Given that MLK Day is a national day of service, there are plenty of other volunteer and special events throughout the Los Angeles area....
| Jan 15, 2011
To supporters he was affectionately known as "Mr. Compton" for his unabashed promotion of the city he loved and called home for almost 60 years. Admirers lauded his relentless efforts to help empower African Americans. But many will perhaps remember civic...
| Apr 9, 2011
Nearly six years after Compton Community College lost its accreditation after an array of financial problems and administrative corruption, the school remains on life support, community college officials said at a campus event Friday.
| Apr 19, 2011
| 11:38 AM
WHITTIER, Calif. (KTLA) -- Jurors have recommended death for a Whittier man convicted of first-degree murder in the deaths of his girlfriend and 3 prospective buyers who answered a magazine ad for a used car.
37-year old Cimarron Bernard Bell was...
| May 22, 2011
| 8:27 AM
WATTS (KTLA) -- A carjacking suspect is on the loose after he was involved in a shootout with deputies Sunday morning.
The shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. Sunday when Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies spotted the suspect in a stolen car at the...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 1:33 PM
Julia Roberts knows what it's like to go above and beyond as a mother, so she's pleased to showcase others who do, too.
The "Erin Brockovich" Oscar winner is the executive producer and host/narrator of "Extraordinary Moms," a special for Oprah Winfrey'...
| May 9, 2011
| 12:04 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Authorities are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded a student on his way to Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles.
Los Angeles police say several shots were fired just before 7:30 a.m. Monday in the area of Compton...