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  1. Missing Carson man found safe in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 15 | Press-Telegram

    An 87-year-old Carson man who was reported missing after wandering away from his home was found safe in Compton, sheriff's deputies said Tuesday. Jesse Jernigan, who has Alzheimer's disease, was located about 10:45 p.m. Monday walking in the 1700 block of West Artesia Boulevard, deputies said.


  2. Alleged Long Beach burglar shot to death by resident is identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    Coroners officials have identified a suspected burglar who was shot to death last week in Long Beach last week as Andrew Deleon, a 29-year-old Compton resident. Police said they believe a Long Beach resident opened fire while Deleon was allegedly burglarizing a home in the 200 Block of East Artesia Boulevard on Jan. 2. Authorities said they were called to the scene around 5:15 a.m. and found Deleon with a gunshot wound to the upper torso.


  3. Man on bicycle killed by Blue Line train in WillowbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Press-Telegram

    A man riding a bicycle was fatally struck today by a Metro Blue Line train south of the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station in the unincorporated Willowbrook area of the county, authorities said. The man died at the scene of his injury, which occurred about 6:55 a.m. at the grade crossing at Willowbrook Avenue and El Segundo Boulevard, Ramon Montenegro of the sheriff's Transit Policing Division said.


  4. Man shot, killed while driving in Compton identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    COMPTON >> The coroner Sunday publicly identified the 20-year-old man shot and killed as he drove down a street Saturday evening in Compton. The shooting victim was identified today as Jose Rafael Raya of Compton, according to an investigator at the coroner's office.


  5. County leaders approve rewards in Norwalk, Compton murder casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Supervisor Janice Hahn on Tuesday recommended extending a $10,000 reward in the case of a 23-year-old who was fatally shot while playing basketball in Norwalk in the summer of 2015. Edwin Morales was shooting hoops at Gerdes Park at 14700 Gridley Road at about 9:30 p.m. on July 11, 2015, when he was shot in the neck.


  6. Teen on way home from church shot to death in LynwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    LYNWOOD >> A 16-year-old girl who was in a car with her family after attending church was shot to death in Lynwood in what authorities said Thursday was a gang-related shooting targeting someone else. The shooting was reported at 9:27 p.m. Wednesday in the 12600 block of Long Beach Boulevard, on the border with Compton, said Deputy Lisa Jansen of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.


  7. Sign naming stretch of 710 Freeway for slain Compton officers to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    COMPTON >> A sign renaming a nearly one-mile stretch of the 710 Freeway in Compton for two slain members of the Compton Police Department will be unveiled Satruday. The sign, designating the portion of the freeway between the 91 Feeway and Alondra Boulevard the Kevin Michael Burrell and James Wayne MacDonald Memorial Highway, will be unveiled at an 11 a.m. ceremony at the Dollarhide Community Center.


  8. Sheriffs need publica s help solving murder of Long Beach father of four kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Sheriff's investigators and relatives of a disabled 32-year-old man who was shot and killed in Compton in May will appeal to the public today for help finding whoever killed him. Andre McMihelk Jr. of Long Beach was gunned down about 7:35 p.m. on May 14 in the 1000 block of South Nestor Avenue, according to the Sheriff's Information Bureau.


  9. Metro installs new safety measures at Blue Line Stations in Long Beach, ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Some of the new safety improvements at Metro Blue Line stations include swing gates to slow pedestrians before they walk across the tracks, new walkways, new fencing, new signs and accessibility upgrades for persons with disabilities. Blue Line rail crossings in Long Beach and Compton, among other places, are safer now thanks to new gates, alarms and other measures to protect pedestrians from speeding trains.


  10. Mourners gather to remember fallen sheriffa s Sgt. Al LopezRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Pall Bearers bring coffin into Christ's Church of the Valley in San Dimas Wednesday, November 2, 2016 for Sergeant Alfonso "Al" Lopez,Memorial Service were held at Christ's Church of the Valley in San Dimas Wednesday, November 2, 2016 for Sergeant Alfonso "Al" Lopez, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sgt. who died October 24, 2016 of a heart attack while on duty in Compton.


  11. Coroner says Compton sheriffs Sgt. Al Lopez died of a heart attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    A 47-year-old sheriff's sergeant who died after his patrol car crashed in Compton had suffered a heart attack, the coroner's office reported today. The crash occurred about 5:20 a.m. Monday at Myrrh Street and Willowbrook Avenue.


  12. Sheriffa s sergeant who dies in crash on way to Compton pursuit is identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department sergeant who died Monday morning at a hospital after he crashed while on his way to join a pursuit in Compton has been identified, authorities said. Sgt. Al Lopez, 47, was transferred to the Compton station one year ago and spent many years with the sheriff's department in the special victims unit on child sexual assault cases, said sheriff's spokeswoman Nicole Nishida.


  13. 4 injured in hit-and-run crash on 710 Freeway in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    COMPTON >> Four people, including one critically, were injured Sunday at a hit-and-run crash on the 710 Freeway in Compton. Paramedics rushed three people to an area hospital and another person to a trauma center, according to a Compton Fire Department dispatcher.


  14. Person on 710 Freeway struck and killed in ComptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    A person was found dead today in the southbound lanes of the Long Beach Freeway in Compton, police said. The California Highway Patrol received a call at 1:16 a.m. about a possible pedestrian down on the freeway at Alondra Boulevard, according to CHP Officer Elizabeth Kravig.


  15. Boy, 17, dies of injuries after being struck by car in North Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    A 17-year-old Long Beach boy died Friday after he and two other boys ran across the intersection of Artesia Boulevard and Myrtle Street in North Long Beach and were struck by a car Thursday night, police said. Police responded to the collision at about 7:06 p.m. and found a 2009 Ford Flex in the intersection and a boy laying in the roadway nearby.


  16. Injury accident causes SigAlert on 710 Freeway in East Compton areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    A SigAlert Friday morning on the southbound 710 Freeway at Rosecrans Avenue after an injury traffic collision in the area of east Compton slowed traffic despite being canceled. The SigAlert was issued at 7:12 a.m. and canceled at 8:16 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol website.


  17. Car chase with burglary suspect ends in deadly Long Beach crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Deputies from the sheriff's Compton station today chased a car with a burglary suspect inside to Long Beach, where the vehicle crashed, killing the driver Tuesday morning, according to authorities. The pursuit was headed northbound on Long Beach Boulevard when an SUV turned in front of the burglary suspect's car at the intersection with Victoria Street, just west of the 710 Freeway, according to the Long Beach Fire Department.


  18. Long Beach man arrested in connection to fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    LONG BEACH >> A pedestrian struck by a hit-and-run motorist on Sept. 10 died from her injuries Saturday at a Long Beach-area hospital.


  19. Long Beach police arrest man, 83, in connection with hit-and-run that injured womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Police arrested an 83-year-old man Thursday on suspicion of hit and run in a collision last weekend that left a Compton woman in critical condition. Edward Peterson of Long Beach was taken into custody at his residence, police said in a statement.


  20. Hit-and-run driver in Long Beach leaves 59-year-old woman in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | Press-Telegram

    Police released this still photo from a video capturing a car leaving the scene of a hit and run collision on Saturday that critically injured a woman. . A 59-year-old woman was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash Saturday evening when a small SUV smashed into her while she was walking in Long Beach, according to police. 1 comment

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