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Compton (Los Angeles, California)

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  • The Siren's Call: Doubt and faith

    The Siren's Call: Doubt and faith
    Missed appointments for the apocalypse, like the one in May, do more than give nonbelievers a chance to crack a joke. They create doubts in some of the faithful; after all, the world didn't end — but is there really somebody out there? The same can...
  • Gayle On The Go! Events For The Weekend Of June 25

    Here is Gayle's Saturday "Gayle on the Go" viewer information: Saturday @ 4:30pm Animal Care Campaign Fundraiser Wildlife Learning Center Sylmar (818) 362 8711 www.wildlifelearningcenter.com The family can learn to appreciate local wildlife at Saturday's...
  • 3.8 Magnitude Quake Rattles Long Beach

    3.8 Magnitude Quake Rattles Long Beach
    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,...
  • Carmel parents search for missing son in Louisville

    Carmel parents search for missing son in Louisville
    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...
  • Man Accused of Beating Girlfriend's 2-year-old Daughter to Death

    Man Accused of Beating Girlfriend's 2-year-old Daughter to Death
    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...
  • Compton Parents Move to Take-Over Elementary School

    Compton Parents Move to Take-Over Elementary School
    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...
  • Records Show Compton Mayor Often Absent from Meetings

    Records Show Compton Mayor Often Absent from Meetings
    COMPTON -- Compton's part-time mayor, Eric Perrodin, who earns one of the highest salaries in L.A. County for a part-time mayor, is often absent from meetings, according to a Los Angeles Times report. When Perrodin does attend meetings, he sometimes...
  • Compton Votes to Terminate City Manager

    Compton Votes to Terminate City Manager
    COMPTON -- The Compton City Council has unanimously voted to terminate City Manager Charles Evans, saying it was time to go in a "new direction." The decision was made after a five-hour meeting Tuesday night that stretched into the early hours of...
  • Man Convicted of Killing 3 Prospective Used Car Buyers Sentenced to Death

    Man Convicted of Killing 3 Prospective Used Car Buyers Sentenced to Death
    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...
  • Julia Roberts profiles several 'Extraordinary Moms' on OWN

    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'...
  • Student Shot near Jefferson High School

    Student Shot near Jefferson High School
    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...
  • High School Senior Murdered in Gang Warfare

    High School Senior Murdered in Gang Warfare
    COMPTON -- The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is asking the public for help in solving a murder that left a high school senior dead. 19-year-old Michael Owens was caught in the crossfire during a fight between two gangs in Compton in January...