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Amber Alert Issued for Girl Believed to Be in Company of Murder Suspects

Authorities issued an Amber Alert Wednesday night as they sought a missing 15-year-old girl whose believed to be in the company of her mother and a man, who are suspected of killing a man in Carson on Tuesday morning.


Appeal Rejected for Couple Convicted of Unsuccessful Murder Plot in Long Beach

A three-justice panel Wednesday rejected an appeal from a couple convicted of charges stemming from an unsuccessful plot to kill the woman’s mother in Long Beach about 5 1/2 years ago.


Long Beach kicks off its legal defense fund for immigrants, will start taking clients May 1

Immigrants in Long Beach will soon have a whole network of legal resources available to them should they face deportation proceedings — which will give them a far higher chance of staying in the community.


Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Parkfield, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening five miles from Parkfield, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake occurred at 8:15 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.


Long Beach man struck by SUV on Willow Street overpass

(Click above for more information.) On April 11, 2019, at approximately 10:50 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of Willow Street and the Los Angeles River overpass regarding an injury traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian, which resulted in the death of a male adult.


Victims Of Bizarre Stabbing, Carjacking Spree In Lake Forest Speak Out

LAKE FOREST (CBSLA) — Some of the victims of a bizarre and violent crime spree in Lake Forest Tuesday are speaking out following their frightening ordeal. The suspect was arrested and booked for attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, felony hit-and-run and carjacking.


Long Beach community groups warn of a potential white nationalist rally coming to Bluff Park

Warnings of a white nationalist rally at Bluff Park on April 28 have spread through Long Beach in neighborhood fliers and social media posts for the past few weeks — though it’s unclear whether the event is still on.


Video Shows Screaming Woman Fleeing Attacker Before Being Stabbed During Violent Lake Forest Rampage; Suspect ID’d

Harrowing surveillance video released Wednesday captured a woman screaming for her life while running from a man with a knife moments before she was repeatedly stabbed during a violent rampage in Lake Forest.


Research by LBSU students showcases Latino economic impact

Discrepancies found in the economic status of the Latino population in Long Beach presented to City Council Tuesday. Leaders from Centro CHA, Inc., the Long Beach Economic Development department and Long Beach State economics department presented a report to City Council that showcased discrepancies


Long Beach moves ahead on addressing parking in downtown, Alamitos Beach

Long Beach has a downtown parking problem, and city officials want to fix it. The City Council voted Tuesday, April 16, to move ahead on creating new parking policies in the city’s downtown and Alamitos Beach neighborhoods to alleviate those areas’ burdens, particularly when it comes to overnight av


Cambodians in Long Beach commemorate those who died in the country’s genocide, while seeking to move forward

It was an invitation to remember the past — while trying to move toward a more hopeful future. Long Beach’s Cambodian community, the highest concentration of the diaspora in the world, gathered Wednesday, April 17, to commemorate the genocide that tore their native country apart in the mid-to-late 1


Long Beach Pets Of The Week: Mew

Mew: 1-year-old, Female, Domestic Short Hair. I'm Mew, a beautiful cat with a purrrsonalty to match. The only things I love more than attention are kitty treats! I've also lived with dog friends before so I may get along with yours, too! Stop by and give me some love today. My ID is: 19-02866.


Three arrested in raid on unlicensed Santa Ana casino

SANTA ANA — Three people were arrested during a raid at an alleged illegal gambling business masquerading as a cyber cafe on Wednesday, April 17, one week after a similar business was shut down.


77-year-old woman dies after being ejected from car on the 405 in Long Beach

A 77-year-old Hawaii resident died Monday night in an accident on the southbound 405 freeway in Long Beach after being ejected from a car that hit a curb, officials said. Judith Blankenfeld of Hilo was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on the freeway south of Lakewood Boulevard, the Calif


Man found dead in Downey identified

DOWNEY, Calif. (KABC) -- The man who was found dead in an industrial area of Downey has been identified. Authorities identified the man as 43-year-old Gilbert Hooks Jr. Hooks was found along Woodruff Avenue south of Gray Road early Tuesday morning. He was declared dead at the scene.


Shaq-Endorsed Carnival Ship Panorama To Make Long Beach Home

A new luxury ship will cruise into the Port of Long Beach lineup later this year — and it will likely make a splash in more ways than one. Carnival Panorama, an addition to Carnival Cruise Line’s fleet, will debut in December, complete with an indoor trampoline park and an outdoor water park.


Authorities confirm 4 arrests in fatal weekend shooting at Upland baby shower

Authorities confirmed Wednesday that four people have been arrested in the aftermath of a shooting last weekend at a baby shower in Upland that claimed the life of 18-year-old Nathaniel Hunter Shamblin,


Man reports being shot while riding bike in Long Beach

A man went to a hospital after suffering a superficial gunshot wound while riding his bike Monday evening, police said. The man was riding westbound on Anaheim Street toward Obispo Avenue when he sustained a “non-life threatening, superficial gunshot wound to his lower torso,” the Long Beach Police


Business Is Good for Long Beach Taco Co.

Downtown Long Beach residents waited months, then nearly a year for the Long Beach Taco Co. to open. The first projected date of summer 2018 came and went. Then there was talk of a grand opening before the New Year, but nothing. Finally, in late February, happiness came to the corner of First Street


Unlicensed South L.A. Cannabis Store Accused of Selling Pesticide-Laced Marijuana Products: City Attorney

A South Los Angeles Cannabis store is accused of operating without a license and selling marijuana products containing a dangerous pesticide that has been banned in the state, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.