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Suspect arrested in fatal Ladera Heights shooting

Wave Wire Services LADERA HEIGHTS — A 29-year-old man has been arrested in Compton on suspicion of fatally shooting a 25-year-old man at a house...

Health official ‘cautiously optimistic’ about latest coronavirus numbers

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — With the county representing smaller shares of the state's coronavirus cases and deaths, Los Angeles County's public health director...

Family, friends mourn death of 14-year-old boy

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writers COMPTON — Friends and family members gathered at the Compton Civic Center Aug. 6 to celebrate the life of a 14-year-old who...

Compton station overrun by gangs, deputy claims

By 2UrbanGirls, Contributing Writer COMPTON — A deputy at the Compton Sheriff’s Station has filed a claim against the county in which he claims the...

Coalition of cities asks county to share federal funds

From 2UrbanGirls CARSON — A coalition of 28 Southern California cities is demanding the county Board of Supervisors divvy up the $1.8 billion in coronavirus...

Youth survivors speak out about impact of gun violence

By Shirley Hawkins, Contributing Writer INGLEWOOD — Young people who have lost loved ones due to gun violence were in the spotlight July 25 when Mothers...

Homeless program targets those vulnerable to COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority is embarking on an “ambitious plan” to house 15,000 homeless Angelenos who are most vulnerable...

Workplaces Are Major Source Of COVID-19 Cases, Official Says

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and...

Stay-At-Home Orders Result In More Domestic Violence Reports

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus has impacted everyone, some more than others. One issue is clear: advocates for survivors of domestic violence remain concerned about...

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