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NAACP Urges Federal Charges in Laquan McDonald’s Killing
February 3, 2022
The NAACP, the nation's oldest civil rights organization, on Tuesday urged Attorney General Merrick Garland to bring federal civil rights charges against the white Chicago police officer who fatally shot Black teenager Laquan McDonald. ... read more »
Four Killed During Inglewood House Party Named
January 27, 2022
The coroner's office confirmed the names of all four people killed in a shooting at a Jan. 23 party in Inglewood that also left one person wounded.  ... read more »
Councilmember’s Curren Price and Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Supervisor Holly Mitchell, and California Highway Patrol sponsor reward for information about the 16-year-old’s shooting death
January 27, 2022
The Los Angeles City Council and Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have posted a combined $60,000 in reward money and the California Highway Patrol and State of California have added $50,000, for a total of $110,000, for information leading to the person or people responsible for the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl whose body was found dumped alongside the Harbor (110) Freeway.   ... read more »
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Woman Shot, Killed in Compton
January 14, 2022
A woman was shot to death in Compton today. The shooting was reported about 1:55 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 155th Street, near Compton/Woodley Airport, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. ... read more »
Justice for Ahmaud Arbery:  The Sentencing 
January 7, 2022
In the Superior Court of Glynn County, Wanda Cooper-Jones, mother of Ahmaud Arbery took the podium to tell her story of what life has been like for her family without her son.  Embarking on the unimaginable act of reading a victim impact statement, Cooper-Jones read a message to her son filled with emotion, “This verdict doesn't bring you back, but it does help bring closure to this very difficult chapter of my life," she said. ... read more »
The Family of Michelle Avan Has a Question for District Attorney George Gascón
January 6, 2022
Family and friends of Michelle Avan plan to rally in front of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office in a last-ditch effort for justice against her killer  ... read more »
Teen, Man and Woman Wounded in South LA Shooting
January 3, 2022
Three people were wounded when an argument led to a shooting in the Vermont Knolls area of South Los Angeles, authorities said today.  ... read more »
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Two UC Irvine Men’s Basketball Games Called Off Due To COVID-19 Protocols
December 27, 2021
UC Irvine's men's basketball games against Cal State Northridge and UC Santa Barbara will not be played at this time due to COVID-19 protocols, the university announced today. ... read more »
“Reclaiming My Time”: Ed Chief Thurmond Weighs Successes, Setbacks
December 23, 2021
When Tony Thurmond, State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI) was elected in 2018, he became the second African American in the office since the 1849 California Constitution established it.  ... read more »
Jury Begins Deliberating Cop’s Case in Daunte Wright Death
December 21, 2021
 The suburban Minneapolis police officer who says she meant to use her Taser instead of her gun when she shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright made a ``blunder of epic proportions'' and did not have ``a license to kill,'' a prosecutor told jurors on Monday shortly before they began deliberations in her manslaughter trial. ... read more »
Grand Park Cancels Its Invite-Only NYE Celebration
December 20, 2021
Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles has canceled its invite-only audience event to celebrate Countdown to 2022 on New Years Eve. ... read more »
LA County Settles Assault Claims Against Deputies for $2.75M
December 7, 2021
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved a $2.75 million settlement with a Compton man who suffered from mental illness and was beaten by sheriff's deputies who encountered him smoking cannabis in the summer of 2014. ... read more »
LA City and County Seek Dismissal of Amended Homelessness Lawsuit
December 4, 2021
Attorneys for the city and county of Los Angeles have filed motions seeking dismissal of a revised lawsuit demanding local government find shelter for the thousands of people camping on sidewalks and near freeways. ... read more »
MTA Board Increases Police Contracts, Funding For Public Safety Alternatives
December 3, 2021
The Metro Board of Directors voted today to increase the transit agency's current contracts with law enforcement agencies, while approving a motion aimed at pursuing alternatives to police through recommendations from the Public Safety Advisory Committee. ... read more »
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