The three-justice panel from California's 2nd District Court of Appeal ordered the case against Derrick Williams to be sent back to the trial court so that he may either be re-sentenced for second-degree murder or for the prosecution to opt to retry him for first-degree murder for the Dec. 25, 2010, killing of 25-year-old Kashmier James. ... read more »
If convicted as charged, Matthews faces the death penalty or life in prison without the possibility of parole. A decision whether to seek the death penalty will be made at a later date. ... read more »
Shockwaves traveled through the Harvest Tabernacle Bible Church family upon learning that an SUV crashed through their building on Dec. 11.
The LAPD reported that the vehicle struck a traffic signal then careened into the church located on the corner of 55th Street and Holmes Ave., ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente has approved a $20,000 grant for The Positive Results Corporation to conduct youth mentoring, leadership and peer advocates workshops for youth in South Los Angeles and the Watts community. ... read more »
The devastation of drug and alcohol addiction is all too real in the communities of South Los Angeles. Many lack the resources necessary to overcome these diseases. In these communities, Black and Brown addicts are often overlooked and casted away unsympathetically. ... read more »
LeadersUp is bringing its Net Opportunity Career Expo to South Los Angeles, connecting young adults and community members to 1,000 entry-level job opportunities with pathways to advancement from a cross-section of industries. ... read more »
The legal system in our country provides that criminal defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty- that presumption is even stronger if that criminal defendant is a police officer accused of excessive force. ... read more »