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Maywood teacher faces misdemeanor charge for hitting student

EAST LOS ANGELES — A Maywood high school music teacher who was caught on widely circulated cell phone video punching a 14-year-old student during a classroom argument has been charged with a misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a child. Marston Riley, 64, of Anaheim, is accused of hitting the boy during the Nov. 2 Read More…

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Teacher arrested after classroom fight with student

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer MAYWOOD — A teacher at Maywood Academy High School was arrested Nov. 2 after getting into a fight with a 14-year-old student in a classroom. Marston Riley, a 64-year-old music teacher, was arrested for child abuse and booked at the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station that afternoon and was released Read More…

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Teen pilot has feet on the ground as he plans for college

COMPTON — A local teen known for completing an 8,000-mile voyage in the sky while becoming the youngest black pilot in the United States is now making grown-up decisions, planning to focus on graduating from high school and attending aviation college instead of flying around world. At 16, Isaiah Cooper burst into the spotlight in Read More…