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Justifying Kyle Rittenhouse’s Killings in Kenosha: Lived Lessons of White American Justice   
November 25, 2021
The racial, indeed racist character of American justice, how it is conceived, carried out and justified, cannot be sensibly, seriously or honestly denied. We, as a people have lived with and resisted this kind of justice, in reality injustice, for centuries. ... read more »
LAPD Creating Task Force on `Follow-Home Robberies’
November 23, 2021
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore announced today the agency will create a task force to investigate ``follow- home robberies,'' which have increased in frequency in recent weeks. ... read more »
Civil Rights Groups Sue Feds Over Detention of Riverside County Man
November 22, 2021
Two civil rights groups today sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement on behalf of a Riverside County man who allegedly was unlawfully transferred to an ICE immigration lockup for deportation proceedings even though he is a citizen. ... read more »
LA Police Commission to Consider Department’s Proposed 12% Budget Increase
November 22, 2021
The Los Angeles Police Commission tomorrow will consider a proposed budget increase of $213 million, or 12.11%, in the 2022-23 fiscal year, but the City Council and mayor have final approval. The increase would take the department's operating budget from $1.761 billion to $1.974 billion. ... read more »
Jackson to join Kenosha march to protest Rittenhouse verdict
November 22, 2021
The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to join his Rainbow PUSH Coalition and other groups on a march in Kenosha on Sunday afternoon to demand criminal justice reform following the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse. ... read more »
Oklahoma governor grants clemency, spares Julius Jones’ life
November 18, 2021
Oklahoma’s governor spared the life of Julius Jones on Thursday, just hours before his scheduled execution that had drawn widespread outcry and protests over doubts about his guilt in the slaying of a businessman more than 20 years ago. ... read more »
DTLA Federal Jail Guard Pleads Guilty to Lying to Investigators
November 10, 2021
A correctional officer at the federal jail in downtown Los Angeles pleaded guilty today to a felony charge of lying to investigators about his sexual activity with an inmate. Abel Concho, 53, of East Los Angeles, pleaded guilty to one count of making false statements, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. ... read more »
Ex-Con Gets Life Sentence in Murder of Former College Football Player
November 2, 2021
An ex-con was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for murdering a former Long Beach City College football player during a robbery outside a fast-food restaurant just over three years ago. ... read more »
Villanueva Steps Up Attack on LA County COVID Vaccine Mandate
November 2, 2021
Sheriff Alex Villanueva was continuing today to assail Los Angeles County's COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which he calls an imminent threat to public safety that could prompt a mass exodus from a department he says is already woefully understaffed. ... read more »
More Than 1,300 LAPD Employees Have Not Reported Vaccination Status
November 2, 2021
Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said today 1,357 department employees had not submitted their vaccination status as of Friday, and each commander has received a list of their names to begin enforcement of the city's vaccination and testing mandate. ... read more »
LADOT On-Demand Transit Services Returns On Westside With Free Rides For Month
November 1, 2021
The Los Angeles Department of Transportation's on-demand, micro-transit service LAnow returned today with free rides throughout November in Del Rey, Venice, Mar Vista and Palms. ... read more »
Reseda Veteran Faces Sentencing for Terror Plot to Bomb Long Beach Rally
November 1, 2021
Prosecutors are recommending that an Army veteran from Reseda is sentenced to life imprisonment today for attempting to bomb a Long Beach white supremacist rally. ... read more »
Three Bodies Found in Balboa Island Home
October 25, 2021
The bodies of two women and a man were found inside a Balboa Island home in Newport Beach today, and another man at the home was rushed to a hospital. ... read more »

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