Two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man last month were justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor announced Monday, saying the man was fleeing police and turned toward them with a loaded gun before he was shot.
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The Los Angeles City Council voted today in support of federal legislation that would prohibit banking regulators from punishing a financial service provider for doing business with a state-compliant cannabis business, a move that comes as the panel is exploring the creation of a municipal bank that could serve the cannabis industry. ... read more »
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling for decriminalizing marijuana use. The group wants the federal government to get out of the prohibition business when it comes to the drug, a position it says is supported by an overwhelming majority of the 48-member caucus. ... read more »
Rap Icon Snoop Dogg sits down for a one-on-one interview with Brandon I. Brooks, managing editor with the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and L.A. Watts Times Newspaper. Snoop speaks on legalization of marijuana, relationship with God and gang culture. ... read more / watch video »