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Compton man dies after losing control of motorcycle, struck by big rig on 91 Freeway in Long Beach

A 20-year-old Compton man died after he lost control of his motorcycle on the eastbound 91 freeway, fell off and was struck by a big-rig in Long Beach on Tuesday night, authorities said.


Grandmother killed, 2 young children struck by hit-and-run driver in La Mirada

LA MIRADA, Calif. (FOX 11) - An elderly woman died after she and two young children were struck by a hit-and-run driver on Wednesday afternoon in La Mirada. The sheriff's office says the grandmother and her two young grandchildren, a boy and a girl, were struck from behind by a hit-and-run driver in


This is why Gov. Gavin Newsom, in visit to Long Beach, has high praise for the city’s homelessness and housing policies

If there was one thing Gov. Gavin Newsom made clear throughout his gubernatorial campaign last year, it was that managing California’s housing crisis would be among his top priorities.


Get your fill of barbecue and the blues this weekend in Long Beach

Long Beach is going to catch a case of the winter blues this month, and for once that’s a good thing because it means barbecue and music. Sweet Lou’s BBQ Winter Blues Spotlight returns for its fourth annual event at Long Beach Police Officers’ Association Park on Saturday, Feb. 23, with more than a


Man hospitalized after he was stabbed in Long Beach

A man was hospitalized after he was stabbed in the Alamitos Beach neighborhood of Long Beach early Wednesday, Feb. 20, authorities said. Long Beach police responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call in the 20 block of Alamitos Avenue about just past midnight and found a man inside a residence


Residents awakened by blasts, SWAT presence in Long Beach’s Washington neighborhood

Several people were awakened by loud blasts and some buildings were evacuated as Long Beach police served a search warrant in Long Beach’s Washington neighborhood Wednesday, Feb. 20.


Woman injured in fall after being robbed at Bixby Knolls Shopping Center

A man allegedly robbed a woman of her backpack near 45th Street and Atlantic Avenue shortly before 1:50 p.m. The victim chased after the suspect, but was injured when she fell to the ground, Sgt. Vincent Otto said. She was treated by paramedics at the scene and released.


Man shot in North Long Beach near Starr King Elementary School

The suspect fled the scene before officers got there and police do not have a suspect description available, Officer Carlos Sandoval said. The victim was transported to a local hospital with a wound that appeared to be non-life threatening, he said.


Memorial Service To Be Held For Long Beach Firefighter

LONG BEACH, CA – A memorial service will be held Wednesday evening for a Long Beach firefighter who died earlier this month, apparently of natural causes. Chris Parker died unexpectedly at his home Feb. 8, according to Long Beach Fire Department spokesman Jake Heflin. Parker was 48.


Long Beach City Council reports no action yet on Community Hospital deal

The Long Beach City Council reported that no action was taken during its closed session meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, when it was scheduled to negotiate the terms of a deal to reopen Community Hospital. The lack of any reported action implied that a final agreement may not have been reached.


MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center’s “Dancing for Our Stars” introduces unique new annual theme

After a decade of fundraising success, the MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center Foundation is building upon its “Dancing for Our Stars” Gala by introducing a unique annual theme tied to its fundraising cause.


SoCal Cocaine Dealers Didn’t Know a Buyer’s Real Identity

Hoping to sell more than five pounds of cocaine in June 2017, Long Beach resident Ana Gonzalez-Magana sent a text message—“Good morning”—to an Orange County person she wrongly believed as willing to pay $45,000.


Cold storm to hit Southern California, dropping snow levels and producing hail

Another storm is moving into Southern California, bringing some rain but also the possibility of snow at very low elevations. ►A storm moving in Wednesday night and Thursday morning will bring light rain to coastal and basin areas but snow to very low mountain elevations.


Fatal pedestrian accident at West Burnett and Pacific in Long Beach

On Monday, February 18, 2019, at approximately 8:45 p.m., officers responded to the intersection of West Burnett Street and Pacific Avenue regarding an injury traffic accident, which resulted in the death of the pedestrian.


Man Killed Inside California Strip Club

CARSON, Calif. — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau investigators are investigating the shooting death of a man at the Vlive LA Double Play strip club.


More scooters are headed to Long Beach after leaders expand pilot program

The number of e-scooters in Long Beach is set to more than double after the City Council voted Tuesday night to expand a pilot program while a more permanent version of it is evaluated by city officials.


Meet the black architects who helped shape Long Beach’s history

That lack is as complex as it is multi-faceted: Racist policies and systems paired with an “emancipation” that left African-Americans completely disenfranchised meant upward mobility, in terms of both economics and education, was difficult if not an outright lofty dream for most blacks. Those who we


Audit Recommends Long Beach Take More Care With Its Cash

An audit released Wednesday says the city's management system for collecting and handling payments is working, but could stand some improvements to safeguard Long Beach's money.


Winter Weather Advisory issued for Los Angeles County Mountains excluding the Santa Monica Range by NWS

...COLD STORM SYSTEM WITH VERY LOW SNOW LEVELS THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING... .A cold storm system will bring a threat of snow showers to Southwest California through Thursday evening. This storm system will likely bring the lowest snow levels of the season, with snow levels locally falling to 1500 fee


63-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Long Beach Crash

A 63-year-old man died after a vehicle struck him while crossing a street in Long Beach, authorities said Tuesday. The incident happened around 8:45 p.m. Monday on Pacific Avenue near West Burnett Street, according to Long Beach police.