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Renovated baseball field dedicated in south Los Angeles

A renovated baseball field was dedicated today at Ted Watkins Memorial Park in the unincorporated Florence-Firestone area bordering South Los Angeles, financed by a combination of funding from Los Angeles County, the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation an More...

Appeals court upholds overturning man’s conviction in killing of girl

A federal appeals court panel last week upheld an earlier ruling overturning a man’s conviction for the 1997 gang-related killing of a girl in Compton, and gave prosecutors 60 days to decide if they plan to retry him or release him. More...

Man pleads not guilty to drug charges filed after fire at suspected PCP lab

A man who was arrested after a fire at a suspected PCP lab in Compton last month pleaded not guilty today to drug charges. More...

Freedom schools probation camps delivers results

The United States imprisons approximately 70,000 youths nationwide on any given day. Annually, the U.S. spends about $88,000 per juvenile—the costliest and highest youth incarceration rate in the world. More...

Bell trial yields another jail sentence

Former Bell city councilman sentenced to 365-day jail term, five years probation

Former Bell City Councilman George Mirabal was sentenced today to one year in county jail, five years probation and 1,000 hours of community service for bilking the working-class municipality’s taxpayers through an inflated salary he received f More...

Opinion

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“The incarceration of American youngsters in the juvenile justice system has serious consequences for all of us.” More...

Overcoming evil

Nelba Márquez-Greene is a licensed marriage and family therapist who has spent her life helping others. More...

More taxpayer dollars for green energy?

There is an intentional tension in Washington. Our founding fathers planned that opposing views would balance each other out — a push-pull takes place. Spend. Don’t spend. More...

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