A 32-year-old Compton man was sentenced to 42 years and eight months to life in prison today for trafficking teenage girls for prostitution purposes in the Compton and Long Beach areas between 2006 and 2013, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced.
A man was sent to the hospital and is in critical condition after being shot by another man in North Long Beach Sunday evening, according to Long Beach police. Officials believe the shooting is gang-related.
Police are investigating the death of a 60-year-old woman found dead in her North Long Beach home Sunday and treating it as a homicide after uncovering suspicious evidence, the Long Beach Police Department confirmed Monday.
Long Beach police officers rescued two boys at a Long Beach motel Tuesday morning and arrested a man suspected of abducting them following a domestic violence incident with the children’s mother Monday afternoon in Oceanside, authorities said.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors renewed a $10,000 reward on Tuesday for information leading to the arrest of a motorist suspected of fatally hitting a 55-year-old Long Beach man in a wheelchair in early 2015, officials said.