Residents living in the Compton and Willowbrook area of California are concerned about the discolored water they’ve seen come out of the taps in their houses, according to ABC 7. “When I see it, I’m depressed. I feel bad because I feel like they are not treating us like human beings,” expressed Karen Lewis a resident. At a press conference held […]
Ava DuVernay gifted her hometown of Compton with the very first public screening of “A Wrinkle in Time,” which arrives in theaters later this week. As DuVernay noted on her Twitter account, she specifically requested that the first public screening of her $100 fantasy feature be held in Compton. But since there are no movie […]
If Stacey Dash thought she could slip into to Congress without a fight, she is wrong. Compton Mayor Aja Brown is putting a stop to it by putting her hat in the race for Congress. TMZ reports, that Brown will make her official announcement on Thursday about running for the 44th district. As a Congresswoman, […]
Before an audience of 500 last Friday, Compton’s millennial mayor Aja Brown, 35, was sworn into office to serve a second four-year at the city’s helm. Brown first made history in 2013 when she became Compton’s youngest elected mayor at the age of 31. In June, she captured 62 percent of the vote securing her re-election. […]
Nineteen-year-old Aaron Vickers was killed in a drive-by shooting 14 years ago in Compton. However, his family recently got an unexpected pleasant surprise in regards to his death.
Donnell Thompson, 27, was shot to death by a Los Angeles deputy that mistakenly believed he was involved in a carjacking.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department acknowledged Tuesday that a deputy shot and killed a black man who was mistakenly identified as a suspect in a carjacking, again bringing into question the appropriateness of a police agency’s use of deadly force. Donnell Thompson, 27, was shot at close range by a deputy […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A black man fatally shot by a deputy in an armored vehicle last month wasn’t involved with a carjacker who had fired at police, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department acknowledged Tuesday, just before the man’s family said authorities had killed an innocent man. The department said deputies had encountered 27-year-old […]
When some kids say they want to fly, they are wishing they could be superheroes. But when Isaiah Cooper said he wanted to fly, he meant behind the controls of an airplane. But the 14-year-old Compton, California native didn’t just want to learn how to fly, he wanted to set records. This week he did, […]
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A woman who buried her newborn daughter alive in a Los Angeles suburb has been sentenced to 14 years in state prison. Thirty-three-year-old Porche Washington was sentenced Wednesday after pleading no contest to attempted murder and causing great bodily injury to the infant. Authorities say Washington hid her pregnancy from family […]
In case you hadn’t noticed, History Channel’s H2 network on your digital cable box has been taken over by Viceland, a new channel from Vice Media (the folks behind HBO’s “Vice”). Viceland launched on Feb. 29 and currently has six original programs in rotation – the most critically-acclaimed being “Noisey.” Airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m., […]