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  • Mother convicted of fatally stabbing 3 young daughters

    Mother convicted of fatally stabbing 3 young daughters

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge convicted a 32-year-old woman Monday of fatally stabbing her three young daughters. Judge Ricardo Ocampo found Carol Ann Coronado guilty in the slayings of her daughters Sophia, 2; Yazmine, 16 months; and Xenia, 2 months, according to the Los Angeles County...

  • Witness recalls chaotic scene: 'She killed the babies'

    Witness recalls chaotic scene: 'She killed the babies'

    Veronica Ruiz was cooking dinner when her daughter rushed into the kitchen, saying their neighbor's mother was in the front yard with a bloody knife. Ruiz went outside and saw the woman screaming at her son-in-law, who was working on a truck across the street. They ran inside. Seconds later, Ruiz...

  • 'Why would you shoot a child?' No motive or suspects yet in deaths of mother, 4-year-old daughter

    'Why would you shoot a child?' No motive or suspects yet in deaths of mother, 4-year-old daughter

    There was barely any time to react. Luis Anaya was returning to his Long Beach home after a trip to the grocery store with his longtime girlfriend and daughter, he said, when a man stepped out of the darkness near the corner of Locust Avenue and East 9th Street on Saturday night. Anaya didn’t recognize...

  • How gay men in Long Beach were targeted by police and mocked by The Times a century ago

    How gay men in Long Beach were targeted by police and mocked by The Times a century ago

    Long Beach’s morality was in doubt. So claimed the Los Angeles Times in numerous sensationalist 1914 stories about the arrests of 31 men allegedly tied to two private clubs in the city where gay men were said to cross dress and have sex with each other. It was a racy scandal, the Times sneered,...

  • More than 7,000 Dell laptops stolen in daytime heist at L.A. warehouse

    More than 7,000 Dell laptops stolen in daytime heist at L.A. warehouse

    Brazen thieves stole up to $4-million worth of Dell notebook computers at gunpoint from a warehouse in Los Angeles, and police Monday were trying to track down the bandits. Five men pulled up about 11:30 a.m. Friday at the warehouse in the 19200 block of South Western Boulevard in Harbor Gateway...

  • Man convicted in beating death of his girlfriend's 13-month-old son

    A Compton jury Monday convicted a 24-year-old man of brutally beating a 13-month-old boy, who later died of his injuries, prosecutors said. Rodrigo Hernandez was found guilty of two felony counts, second-degree murder and assault on a child causing death, said Sarah Ardalani, a spokeswoman for...

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