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  1. LA County to pay $10 million to man imprisoned for 20 yearsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 19 | My Mother Lode

    Los Angeles County will pay $10.1 million to a man who spent 20 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned. Carrillo was 16 when he was convicted of killing Donald Sarpy in a drive-by attack in Lynwood in 1991.

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  2. $10 million settlement for man wrongfully convicted in 1991 drive-by killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Press-Telegram

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a $10.1 million payout for a man who spent 20 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned and who claimed a sheriff's deputy had steered a witness to identify him as the shooter. Francisco ``Franky'' Carrillo Jr. was convicted of killing Donald Sarpy in a 1991 drive-by attack in an area of Lynwood that was home to two rival gangs.

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  3. LA County To Pay $10 Million To Man Imprisoned For 20 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CBS Local

    ... conviction was overturned. Carrillo was 16 when he was convicted of killing Donald Sarpy in a drive-by attack in Lynwood in 1991. However, witnesses who identified Carrillo as the gunman from a photo lineup recanted in 2011, saying they couldn't see ...

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  4. "Weird Al" Is Headlining the Hollywood Bowl - With Orchestra, Parodies and PolkasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | LA Weekly

    ... which is great for a venue that attracts concertgoers of all ages. In fact, Yankovic, who grew up in Lynwood, was about 6 years old when he first made the trek to the Bowl by bus with his mother. He doesn't recall the names of the performers that ...

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  5. Lynwood High basketball player receives surprise visit, practice with Clippers starRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Downey Patriot

    Oscar Lopez, Jr., a Lynwood High School student, was shooting hoops in the school gymnasium last month when someone behind him patted his shoulder and said "good shot." At first he thought it was his varsity basketball coach, so he kept practicing.

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  6. Los Angeles woman gets prison in global cybercrime scam first reported in BiloxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Sunherald.com

    ... leaders via email, court papers show. She used the stolen IDs to make cash withdrawals from an ATM near her home in Lynwood, Calif., and wired part of the money to a co-defendant in Pretoria, South Africa. In light of the complexity of the matter ...

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  7. South Gate burglary suspects nabbed in South Pasadena after pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... search got underway, search teams found the suspect hiding in a backyard in the 400 Block of Hermosa Place. The two Lynwood men were arrested on suspicion of burglary, according to Rivera. He said the driver was also arrested on suspicion of felony ...

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  8. Weird Al Yankovic's 16 best song parodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | CBS News

    ... new with tag From some guy I've never met in Norway Found him on eBay. Yankovic grew up in the L.A. suburb of Lynwood, Calif. -- a nerd who took accordion lessons and graduated as his high school's valedictorian at age 16. "So when I write a song ...

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  9. a The continuing weirdness of Weird Al YankovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | CBS News

    ... of the eight-track," he quipped. "I almost had an eight-track! But not quite!" His path to weirdness started in Lynwood, California, a suburb of Los Angeles, where Al grew up. Music wasn't his first love; it was actually school. "I started ...

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  10. Part of the ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... by former Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell. During the election, Tanaka was accused of belonging to the Lynwood Vikings, a notorious sheriff's gang. In 1996, a federal judge deemed the Vikings a neo-Nazi white supremacist gang. Tanaka's ...

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  11. Galena soldier's Purple Heart to be returned to familyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 29 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... d mustard-gas attack. He inhaled more fumes the next day and spent months recovering. Virtue ran a moving company in Lynwood, California after the war. He was presented with a Purple Heart in May 1941. He died in May 1961.

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  12. Part of the ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... by former Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell. During the election, Tanaka was accused of belonging to the Lynwood Vikings, a notorious sheriff's gang. In 1996, a federal judge deemed the Vikings a neo-Nazi white supremacist gang. Tanaka's ...

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  13. Man, teenage girls arrested in connection to Hesperia homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... with “multiple gunshot wounds” inside an apartment at the complex. Wafford was arrested at a home in Lynwood last Wednesday. Court records show charges of murder, residential robbery, burglary and conspiracy to commit a crime were ...

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  14. Man, teenage girls arrested in connection to Hesperia homicide Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Victorville Daily Press

    ... made by a family member alleged Johnson was “shot and killed.” Wafford was arrested at a home in Lynwood last Wednesday. Court records show charges of murder, residential robbery, burglary and conspiracy to commit a crime were filed ...

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  15. Blanca Pacheco kicks off election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Downey Patriot

    ... Grill. In attendance in support of Pacheco were many elected officials, including DUSD Board Member Martha Sodetani, Lynwood councilmember Maria Santillan-Beas, and Judge James Horan of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. "We're here tonight ...

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  16. ADELMANRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | South County Spotlight

    The former Trail Blazers guard and coach was born on this day in Lynwood, California.

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  17. Man arrested in San Marino for attempted carjacking and auto theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    SAN MARINO >> A Lynwood man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted carjacking and auto theft in a local neighborhood, authorities said. David Cruz, 18, was taken into custody after he attempted to steal a vehicle and carjack another in the 1900 block of Los Robles Avenue, San Marino Police Sgt.

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  18. Lynwood High DREAMer earns $25,000 college scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Downey Patriot

    Lynwood High School senior Jonathan Galvez earned a 4.3 GPA and served as a campus leader, but his status as an undocumented immigrant nearly stymied his dreams of studying mechanical engineering at UC Merced. Now Galvez will realize that dream thanks to the $25,000 TheDream.US Scholarship, which eases the path to college for those who qualify for the Obama administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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  19. Rev. Jesse Jackson endorses Hillary Rodham ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Sun Journal

    ... rival, Bernie Sanders. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a rally, Monday, June 6, 2016, in Lynwood, Calif. Clinton has commitments from the number of delegates needed to become the Democratic Party Jackson, 74, recalled ...

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  20. Why Hillary Clinton's candidacy may not spur more gender equalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | MacLeans

    ... politics for women. U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton makes a speech during a campaign stop in Lynwood, California, United States June 6, 2016. (Mike Blake/Reuters) The good news is America finally has a woman candidate for the ...

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