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  1. One killed, another wounded in Compton drive-by shootingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... shooting took place hours before a clergy-led rally and prayer was set to take place Friday night on the streets of Compton to protest gang violence.

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  2. 1 killed, 1 injured in Compton shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    COMPTON >> One male was killed and another wounded in a shooting in Compton that may have been gang-related, authorities said today.

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  3. 1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Compton ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... adcasting its all-news [...] The shootings were reported about 5:20 p.m. in the 16100 block of South Essey Avenue in Compton, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

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  4. Compton officials deny improperly inflating pay; D.A. investigation ongoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Los Angeles Times

    The L.A. County district attorney's office has warned Compton City Council members and the mayor that their pay for sitting on commissions is illegal. The L.A. County district attorney's office has warned Compton City Council members and the mayor that their pay for sitting on commissions is illegal.

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  5. Crooked Outta Compton: City Officials Pad SalariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Breitbart.com

    Compton mayor Aja Brown, along with council members Janna Zurita, Isaac Galvan, Yvonne Arceneaux, and Emma Sharif, have been padding their salaries, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office alleges, by remunerating themselves for commission meetings that last as little as one minute. A July 17 letter written by the district attorney's office stated that officials were paid "whether or not the commission member attended the meeting."

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  6. Urban Television Network Corporation Announced 100 Days $100 Million Dollar Market Cap InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | SBWire

    ... now to be a part of the solution! Media contact: Urban Television Network Corporation 1315 North Bullis Road Suite 6 Compton, CA 90221 Joseph Collins CEO Telephone: 909-486-4742 Website: http://www.URBTnetwork.com Email: [email protected]

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  7. Compton officials have been illegally inflating their pay, district attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Los Angeles Times

    Compton's mayor and council members have been illegally boosting their salaries for years by paying themselves for commission meetings that sometimes lasted only about a minute, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. In some cases, officials were paid "whether or not the commission member attended the meeting," the prosecutor's office said in a July 17 letter to the Compton city attorney.

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  8. Mathews: - Straight Outta Compton' doesn't match the real...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SFGate

    Watching or reading about the new movie about the groundbreaking rap group N.W.A., you might think the biggest problem facing Compton is its unfair and outdated reputation for violence and gangs. But today, Compton also has an even more stubborn problem: It's boring.

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  9. Man stabbed to death in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | The Daily Breeze

    The victim was found in the 14500 block of South Harris Avenue, between Rosecrans Avenue and Compton Boulevard, around 7:50 p.m., Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Deputy Kelvin Moody said.

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  10. Deputies Investigate Deadly Stabbing In ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | CBS Local

    COMPTON - A 53-year-old woman remained in custody on Wednesday in connection with a deadly stabbing that took place in Compton. Shortly before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, deputies were sent to the 14500 block of South Harris Avenue for report of an assault with a deadly weapon call, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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  11. Compton less dangerous, less interesting than its image: Joe MathewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | LA Daily News

    Reading commentary on the new movie about the groundbreaking rap group N.W.A., you might think the biggest problem facing Compton is its unfair and outdated reputation for violence and gangs. But today Compton has an even more stubborn problem: it's boring.

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  12. 'Straight Outta' a different Compton: City says much has changed in 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Los Angeles Times

    "Compton is still rocking and reeling from the '80s. It's trying to find its balance," said longtime Compton resident Calvin Moore.

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  13. Reality HungerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The New Yorker

    In the winter of 1969, Douglas Fairbanks Dollarhide, the recently elected mayor of Compton, California, travelled to Philadelphia to attend the annual meeting of the National Municipal League. For decades, the Los Angeles suburb had been admired for its affordable housing, its stable growth, and its prime location, between downtown and nearby Long Beach.

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  14. Compton's changed, just ask the mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | CNN

    There's a new image consultant on the streets of Compton. It's 33 year-old mayor, Aja Brown.

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  15. 2 held in double slaying at South L.A. McDonald'sRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Los Angeles Times

    ... continued after the group left and one of the men brandished a handgun and opened fire. Both Jose Arragon, 19, of Compton and Andy Chicas, 21, of Long Beach were shot in the upper torso and later died after being taken to the hospital, ...

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  16. NTSB, FAA To Investigate Cause Of Banner-Towing Airplane Crash In ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | CBS Local

    ... authorities said on Monday. The crash occurred as the single-engine Aviat Husky A-1 was picking up a banner at Compton/Woodley Airport located in the 900 block of West Alondra Boulevard on Sunday, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor ...

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  17. Compton welcomes native rapper Dr. Dre's giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Los Angeles Times

    A poster for "Straight Outta Compton," a new film about the rise and fall of rap group N.W.A, is on display in Compton. A poster for "Straight Outta Compton," a new film about the rise and fall of rap group N.W.A, is on display in Compton.

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  18. Two Men Arrested After Shots Fired At Deputies In ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | CBS Local

    ... [] - Two men who led officials on a brief car chase and exchanged gunfire with sheriff's deputies on Friday night in Compton have been arrested. The pursuit ended in the 700 block of Laurel Street, at Wilmington Avenue, in Compton around 9:15 p.m. ...

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  19. Two Men Arrested After Shots Fired at DeputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | NBC Los Angeles

    Two suspects were arrested after one the men fired several shots at deputies in Compton and both men fled on foot Friday night, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The shooting happened around 9:30 p.m. when a patrol unit attempted to pull over a stolen vehicle.

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  20. Compton Pet Store Accuses 2 Girls Of Taking French Poodle PuppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | CBS Local

    ... local source for news coverage. KNX 1070 is one of the most respected and honored stations in the nation [...] COMPTON (CBSLA.com) - A Compton pet store has accused two girls of taking two expensive French poodle puppies in an incident the store ...

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