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  1. Compton man convicted in Lynwood shopkeepera s killing gets life in prison without paroleRead the original story

    Wednesday | Press-Telegram

    COMPTON>> One of two men convicted of a shopkeeper's killing during an armed robbery at a Lynwood meat market was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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  2. Trio of 'pimps' busted in multimillion-dollar Compton prostitution ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 16 | KABC LA

    A trio of "pimps" who controlled a multimillion-dollar prostitution ring in Compton were arrested, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced.

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  3. #RapeCulture: Did Anybody Notice This?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | The Other McCain

    ... 17 from high schools in Riverside and Moreno Valley, authorities said. . . . The girls worked as prostitutes in the Compton area and lived in motels off Long Beach Boulevard. If they didn't perform or deliver as much money as was expected, they were ...

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  4. Long Beach police have tough task rooting out gangsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | The Wave

    ... 3 a.m. March 23 when he and three friends were shot in the parking lot. Three of the men survived, but Bell, 33, of Compton, died at the scene in Long Beach's fifth gang-related killing of the year. In February, concerned residents of North Long ...

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  5. Man shot to death in Compton while visiting his family.Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Press-Telegram

    The victim was found in the 15800 block of South Haskins Avenue in Rosewood around 6:35 p.m. Tuesday, Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Quiana Birkbeck said. Birkbeck said the victim was shot in the upper torso and pronounced dead at a hospital. His name was not immediately released.

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  6. Revamped Compton 4 Wheel Parts Store Holding Grand Re-opening of New, Interactive DesignRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | PRWeb

    Interactive, sleek and beefed up with any number of parts and accessories, the Compton, California 4 Wheel Parts store is holding a Grand Re-opening on March 29 to show off their fancy new digs.

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  7. Suspect still sought in shooting outside Long Beach Denny'sRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Wave

    ... 2:55 a.m. Sunday in the Denny's parking lot at Sixth Street and Long Beach Boulevard. Victim Charles Bell, 33, of Compton suffered a gunshot wound to the torso and died at the scene, the Long Beach Police Department said in a statement. Police said ...

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  8. Coroner identifies victim in Long Beach shootingRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | Press-Telegram

    ... the parking lot of a Long Beach Denny's restaurant. The victim has been identified as Charles Edward Bell II, 33, of Compton, according to coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz. It happened at 2:55 a.m. Sunday in the rear parking area of the business at 6th ...

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  9. DNA Links Career Criminal To Compton Teen's 1991 Cold Case MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... murder of Melissa Alcantar. Alcantar, 16, was working at a retail store in the 900 block of East Rosecrans Avenue in Compton when she was killed on Oct. 17, 1991, officials said. Alcantar had been left in charge of the store by the owner around ...

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  10. In ConcertRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... donation of $20. (401) 377-2498. All concerts at the United Congregational Church, 4 South of Commons Road, Little Compton. Schola Cantorum: Presents "J.S. Bach - Singet Dem Herren," 4 p.m. March 16 at The Towers, 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett and 8 ...

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  11. Two New Directors Representing City of Compton, Calleguas MWD Join Metropolitan Water BoardRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Business Wire

    Arceneaux returns to Metropolitan's 37-member board, where she represented the city of Compton from April 2009 to September 2010.

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  12. Students Picked Up By Parents After Teachers Call In Sick At Compton SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2014 | CBS Local

    Students at a South Los Angeles high school were being picked up by parents Tuesday after several teachers called in sick. It was unclear why and how many teachers did not show up to work at Dominguez High School, 15301 S. San Jose Ave., in Compton.

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  13. Compton shootings leave 2 dead within hoursRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2014 | KABC LA

    Deputies are investigation two fatal shootings that occurred within the span of a few hours in Compton overnight.

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  14. Shots Fired At Compton Party Kill 1, Injure 2nd VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2014 | CBS Local

    Authorities say one man has died and a second was wounded when an altercation at a Compton party turned violent.

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  15. Great balls of fireRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Wave

    ... major preseason tournaments and two teams that played in the CIF-SS Open Division this season, Bishop Montgomery and Compton. Like Poly, this is a young team, with seven sophomores or freshmen on the roster. Alyssa Benton is the team-leading senior ...

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  16. Authorities Search For Suspect Who Fatally Stabbed Man At Compton BarRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | CBS Local

    Authorities are searching for the suspect who fatally stabbed a 46-year-old man at a Compton bar early Monday.

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  17. Compton fatal stabbing suspect sought by deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2014 | KABC LA

    A man was stabbed to death in Compton, and Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies are searching for the suspect.

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  18. Man stabbed to death in Compton, police seek assailantRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | The Daily Breeze

    Sheriff's detectives were investigating the stabbing death today of a man in Compton and looking for the assailant, authorities said.

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  19. Roosevelt Middle School gym damaged in Compton fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | Press-Telegram

    Spectators stay behind the yellow tape as they watch firefighters from at least 5 fire agencies respond to a fire at Roosevelt Middle School in Compton, CA.

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  20. Crews Battle Blaze At Roosevelt Middle School In ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2014 | CBS Local

    Heavy smoke could be seen billowing from the fire, which started around 1:25 p.m. in the 1200 block of East Alondra Boulevard, according to the Compton Fire Department.

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