| Nov 6, 2008
The measure on the ballot was only 14 words long -- a simple statement that "only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California."
But supporters of Proposition 8, in what political analysts said was an extremely effective...
| Jul 9, 2008
About 450 state and local police officers swept through Compton, Lynwood and other parts of Los Angeles County early Tuesday, arresting 16 people and serving more than a dozen search warrants in an operation aimed at dismantling a violent clique of the...
| Dec 24, 2007
Michelle Rodriguez reported to jail on Sunday (Dec. 23), checking into the same facility that formerly (and temporarily) housed Paris Hilton, Nicole Richie and Lindsay Lohan.
The former "Lost" co-star arrived at the Lynwood, California prison on Sunday...
| Sep 21, 2009
| 7:41 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Investigations are underway into three deadly deputy-involved shootings in southeast Los Angeles County over the weekend, including one that claimed the life of a 17-year-old boy.
The latest incident occurred just before 9 p.m. Sunday near...
| Oct 9, 2009
| 2:29 PM
LYNWOOD -- Authorities have released the sketch of a suspected gunman wanted in the shooting and killing of a 66-year-old grandmother of eight during a robbery in Lynwood.
It happened around 10 a.m. Wednesday at the check cashing business the victim...
| Oct 9, 2009
She could have quit the business 20 years ago when her husband passed away, closed down the storefront when her children offered to care for her. Or Esperanza Serrano could have quietly slipped into retirement when she turned 62.
But at 66 years old, she...
| Jul 22, 2009
| 10:54 AM
CHULA VISTA -- Police have arrested two teens, and an 18-year-old man has been taken into custody, in relation to a string of 7-Eleven robberies.
The suspects were taken into custody at an abandoned house in Anaheim, according to reports.
| Aug 8, 2009
| 1:00 PM
LYNWOOD -- A man who had allegedly been flashing a gun at a party in Lynwood Friday night was fatally shot by sheriff's deputies during a struggle for the weapon, investigators said.
Several deputies were called to a house party in the 12700 block of...