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  1. The Hammer biennial's breakout star? A 78-year-old retired gardener...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Los Angeles Times

    ... been amazing." Shiokava, who has quietly whittled tree trunks and old telephone poles into mystical shapes in an old Compton body shop for several decades, made his living as a gardener for much of his life - including, at one point, for Marlon ...

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  2. Woman driving with her 15-month-old son is shot several timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Los Angeles Times

    A mother in a vehicle was shot multiple times in Compton Saturday night while her young son sat in the back seat, spurring a search for the shooter or shooters, authorities said. A mother in a vehicle was shot multiple times in Compton Saturday night while her young son sat in the back seat, spurring a search for the shooter or shooters, authorities said.

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  3. Mother Shot in Front of 1-Year-Old Son in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | NBC Los Angeles

    A woman was shot multiple times while in her SUV as her 1-year-old son sat inside on Saturday, July 9, 2016. A mother was shot in front of her 15-month-old son Saturday night while they both sat inside an SUV in Compton, authorities said.

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  4. Half-dozen Angelenos suffer burns and limb injuries this Fourth of July, fire officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Los Angeles Times

    ... illegal fireworks explosion while playing at Burrell-MacDonald Park in the 2500 block of West Alondra Boulevard in Compton, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. "They came out and saw her standing at the park, and her entire ...

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  5. Illegal Firework Blows off CA Girl's HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | FireHouse.com

    A 9-year-old girl lost her left hand in an illegal fireworks explosion in Compton that also caused injuries to her right hand and her face, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. The girl was rushed to a nearby hospital by family members who told investigators that at about 12:30 p.m. Saturday she was playing at Burrell-MacDonald Park in the 2500 block of West Alondra Boulevard when the explosion took place.

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  6. 9-Year-Old L.A. Girl Loses Hand After Picking Up Lit Firework, Family SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | 5NEWSonline.com

    Authorities say they're investigating an explosion that caused a 9-year-old girl to sustain serious injuries in Compton. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department told CBS Los Angeles the girl's left hand was amputated as a result of the explosion, which they say was likely caused by the use of fireworks or explosives.

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  7. Illegal fireworks eyed after L.A. girl, 9, loses hand, other fingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | CBS News

    Authorities say they're investigating an explosion that caused a 9-year-old girl to sustain serious injuries in Compton. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department told CBS Los Angeles the girl's left hand was amputated as a result of the explosion, which they say was likely caused by the use of fireworks or explosives.

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  8. Compton Girl's Hand Amputated After Likely Fireworks ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | NBC Los Angeles

    A 9-year-old girl lost one hand and fingers of the other Sunday in an explosion of likely illegal fireworks in Compton, authorities said. The explosion was reported at 12:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of West Alondra Boulevard, said Sgt.

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  9. 9-Year-Old Girl Loses Hand, Several Fingers Possibly Due To Illegal Fireworks, Deputies SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | CBS Local

    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] COMPTON - Authorities say they're investigating an explosion that caused a 9-year-old girl to sustain serious injuries in Compton.

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  10. LASD: 22-Month-Old Girl Dies After Being Run Over by Mothera s BoyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    A 22-month-old girl who was run over in a Compton driveway by a pickup truck being driven by her mother's boyfriend has died, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Monday. The driver was backing up the vehicle about 10:05 p.m. Sunday in the 600 block of North Willow Avenue when he felt the truck go over "an unknown object," according to a sheriff's news release.

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  11. Compton Toddler Killed by Pickup TruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | NBC Los Angeles

    Authorities on Monday were investigating the death of a 22-month-old girl who was run over by a pickup truck driven by her mother's boyfriend in Compton. Homicide detectives were sent to the 600 block of North Willow Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday, said Sheriff's Deputy Lisa Jansen.

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  12. Man accidentally backs over and kills girlfriend's child with pickup truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Los Angeles Times

    A man accidentally ran over and killed his girlfriend's child on Saturday in Compton, sheriff's officials said. A man accidentally ran over and killed his girlfriend's toddler Sunday as he backed his pickup out of a driveway in Compton, authorities said.

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  13. Car Slams Into Back Of Parked Big Rig On 91 Freeway In ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | CBS Local

    CBS2 / KCAL9 CBS2/KCAL9 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. CBS Studio City Broadcast Center 4200 Radford Avenue Studio City, CA [...] COMPTON - An overturned vehicle blocked three lanes of the westbound Artesia Freeway in Compton early Wednesday morning.

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  14. 91 Freeway Crash Closes Lanes in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    At least three westbound lanes remained closed Wednesday morning after the crash east of Wilmington Avenue. A big rig was involved in the collision, but more details were not immediately available.

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  15. New Music Friday: Spotify Editors' PicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | Billboard

    ... Off" is any indication, The Game is quintessentially himself on his ninth full-length studio album, Streets of Compton , out today (June 17). The soundtrack album shares a name with his new A&E documentary series; with its lead single "Roped Off" ...

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  16. Finding the Most Overlooked Barbecue Spots in Los AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Eater

    Are you the type of person who hears about LA's supposed barbecue struggles and gets all riled up? The one defending that out-of-the-way place with the great ribs to your friends and family, only to be met with a shrug? Eater wants to hear from you. What are the awesome barbecue places in greater Los Angeles that don't get enough love? Everyone knows about places like Horse Thief at Grand Central Market, or Bludso's in Compton, and there's no shortage of fans shouting about the beef ribs at Phillips Bar-B-Que or the brisket at Maple Block.

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  17. Bicyclist Killed as Minivan Slams Into BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    A bicyclist was killed when a minivan veered into opposite lanes, jumped the curb and hit a building in Compton on Monday, June 6, 2016. A minivan driver careened into opposite lanes and jumped a curb on a Compton street, fatally striking a bicyclist as the vehicle smashed into a building, sheriff's officials said.

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  18. 'Streets of Compton' review: A&E's interesting look at cradle of West Coast rapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Newsday

    A&E documentary "Streets of Compton" interviews city's famed denizens, including Lil Eazy-E. Photo Credit: eOne Entertainment / A&E Network WHAT IT'S ABOUT Rapper The Game narrates this three-part film on the city of Compton, with a population of 96,000, and about 10 miles south of downtown Los Angeles.

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  19. Killings in Compton have tripled this year, rattling nerves and testing a key aNti-crime initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    Trecie Bryant visits a memorial for shooting victim Anthony Alexander, 26, on West Caldwell Street in Compton. Bryant is friends with the victim's mother.

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  20. How America's wage theft capital became an unlikely inspiration for OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | The Toronto Star

    ... to pay rent and pay the bills." LOS ANGELES-The factory my dad was working at the day I was born sits on the edge of Compton, an industrial district where rail lines and snaking smokestacks border square, tidy homes. If you drive along S. Wilmington ...

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