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Long Beach Fire Department
July 17, 2018 - 8:20 am
(KNX 1070) - If you like pizza and want to support the family of a slain Long Beach fire captain, you may want to plan a trip to California Pizza Kitchen on Tuesday. It’s called Pizza with a Purpose. The goal is to help financially support the family of Long Beach Fire Captain Dave Rosa who was...
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July 11, 2018 - 5:14 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Long Beach City crews are stepping up cleanup efforts on local beaches after a Junior Lifeguard steps on a hypodermic needle at the shoreline. The injury happened on June 26th near 55th Place and Ocean Blvd. Long Beach Fire Lifeguard Captain Omar Naranjo says since then a lot of heavy...
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U.S. Army Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate, Calif., was killed Saturday in Afghanistan. U.S. Army
July 09, 2018 - 4:49 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Family of the Army Corporal from Long Beach, killed in an "apparent insider attack" in Afghanistan, is talking about his life. KNX 1070's Karen Adams spoke with Corporal Joseph Maciel's father: Jose Leal says his son died doing what he wanted to do and was determined to serve his...
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Long Beach Fire Department
July 09, 2018 - 12:56 pm
(KNX 1070) - Firefighters turned out Monday for the court appearance of the man accused of gunning down Long Beach Fire Captain Dave Rosa in June. They watched as a frail-looking Thomas Kim was brought into the courtroom in a wheelchair. Kim didn’t speak and didn’t enter a plea as the hearing was...
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July 05, 2018 - 1:27 pm
(KNX 1070) - A 50-year-old segment of the Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach is being turned to rubble over the next few days. It's all part of a $1.5 billion upgrade of the area over the next 18 months. KNX reporter Pete Demetriou reports: As demolition crews attacked the connector from the old...
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June 20, 2018 - 9:55 am
(KNX1070) - Recreational marijuana will soon be legal in Long Beach following a City Council vote Tuesday night approving a set of regulations for authorized pot-sales. One member of a Long Beach marijuana-collective told the Council it needed to act soon, to help the city's legal pot-businesses...
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June 15, 2018 - 1:48 pm
(KNX1070) -- Police have found a white van, connected to a possible kidnapping early Friday in North Long Beach-Compton border. Police interviewed the man thought to be the kidnapper and discovered the girl was not a teenager as was originally believed. The van was found in Bellflower and the...
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USA Today
June 11, 2018 - 10:34 am
(KNX1070) -- The mayor of Long Beach is hoping to land some federal money for the port complex. Garcia telling KNX, the meeting of the mayors number one priority is getting the administration to put into place an infrastructure plan. He says divisive issues seem to dominate what's going on in...
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June 06, 2018 - 2:32 pm
(KNX1070) - It won’t be long - just one more year and the huge new Gerald Desmond Bridge will open in the Port of Long Beach. But, it needs to be connected to the northbound 710 freeway. KNX reporter Jon Baird reports: Work crews in #LongBeach will close an old ramp to the NB 710 freeway so they...
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