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LAPD addresses rising street crime at town hall

CRENSHAW — Rising gang violence, including two people being killed and four others being assaulted in a six-hour period in mid-March, prompted Los Angeles police officials to hold a town hall meeting to calm residents’ fears. The crimes included the “exchange of fire between two rival gangs,” LAPD’s Southwest Division Chief Gerald Woodyard said. ”That Read More…

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Online chatter spawns fear of violence

LOS ANGELES — Ongoing gang violence coupled with social media rumors about a 100-day, 100-murder campaign have some South Los Angeles residents taking unusual precautionary measures to avoid possible bloodshed. The violence among the gangs is rumored to be a competition to see which gang can be the first to kill 100 people, and can Read More…