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Long Beach saw an increase in gun violence and property crime last year compared to 2019, but overall violent crime was down about 14% compared to the past five years, police data released this week showed.

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A doctor who failed to report a massive kickback scheme at a Long Beach hospital was one of nearly 150 people who were either pardoned or saw their sentences commuted by former President Donald Trump in his final day in office Tuesday, Jan. 19.

The coroner identified an alleged wrong-way driver and her passenger who were killed Saturday morning in a crash involving nine vehicles on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Long Beach in which four people were sent to hospitals.

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A long-delayed, never-published draft report examining Long Beach police operations found the department hadn’t adopted “community policing” practices in 2018 despite the police chief’s assurances that the practice was a priority. The incomplete report, released in draft form by city officia…

A $20,000 reward — half from the city of Long Beach and half from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) — is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of arsonist accused of setting. multiple fires on May 31 in downtown Long Beach.

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A 39-year-old Long Beach man was arrested on suspicion of residential burglary and police believe he may have robbed a business hours prior in Belmont Shore Friday, July 10, authorities said.

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Two men were shot and killed in Long Beach early Tuesday, June 23, after they allegedly broke into a home and were confronted by someone inside, authorities said.

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Long Beach City Council member Al Austin sat in his Eighth District home last week watching television and, at first, couldn’t believe what he was seeing: A white Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of a black man, George Floyd, crushing out his life.

A curfew will go into effect at 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, for Long Beach’s business districts and 4 p.m. citywide, the day after thousands protested the death of George Floyd and some looters later in the night damaged property.

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