Long Beach Man Gets 40 to Life for Killing His Child’s Mother

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A Long Beach man who fatally shot his ex-girlfriend in front of their toddler son during an argument a few days before Christmas three years ago was sentenced today to 40 years to life in prison.
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Long Beach Middle Schooler Eliminated in National Spelling Bee Finals

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A seventh-grader from Long Beach was eliminated today in the seventh round of the 91st Scripps National Spelling Bee, tying for 21st.
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Man’s Conviction Upheld for Rape, Murder of 43-Year-Old Mother in Long Beach

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The California Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence of one of three men convicted of the December 1998 rape and beating death of a mother of three who was attacked while walking to a store in Long Beach.
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Female Motorist Killed in Crash on 710 Freeway

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A motorist was killed today in a crash on the southbound Long Beach (710) Freeway in Long Beach, authorities said.
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L.A. City Council Supports State Bill Seeking to End ‘Abuse’ of Port Drivers

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Drivers at the L.A. and Long Beach ports have complained for years that companies classify them as independent contractors rather than employees in a scheme that deprives them of benefits, job protections and increases their overhead costs.
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UPDATE: Federal Charge Dropped Against Ex-Boyfriend of Aliso Viejo Bombing Victim

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Federal prosecutors dropped a criminal charge against the ex-boyfriend of the woman killed in an Aliso Viejo building explosion.
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Stolen U-Haul With Long Beach Family’s Possessions Recovered by Deputies

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A Long Beach family was reunited with their valuables after sheriff's deputies recovered the U-Haul stolen from outside their home, authorities said Saturday.
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Public’s Help Sought to Identify Suspect Wanted for Indecent Exposure Near Wilson High School

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Long Beach police today sought public help to identify a suspect wanted in separate indecent exposure incidents this year involving a woman and two girls near Wilson High School.
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Death Sentence Overturned for Long Beach Man’s Killer

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Finding that a convicted murderer is “intellectually disabled,” the California Supreme Court today vacated his death sentence for the October 1983 killing of a Long Beach man who was trying to sell his Cadillac.
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Trial Begins for Long Beach Man Accused of Fatal Stabbing in Santa Ana

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A Long Beach resident apparently miffed that a man had stepped over his laptop got into a fistfight and stabbed the victim in the heart in Santa Ana, a prosecutor told jurors today, but the defendant's attorney said there...
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