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Monday Jul 18 | via Black Voice News
Americans, from sea to shining sea, are debating, protesting, marching and lighting candles in response to the spat of deadly shootings that gripped the nation late last week. The conversation about law enforcement's frictional interactions with the Black community is just as heated in the Golden State. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via Easy Reader News
A Redondo Beach Police Officer was attacked with a knife at the South Bay Galleria on Wednesday while attempting to escort a homeless woman off of mall property. Sgt. Edward Jackson responded to a call placed by Galleria security around 12:45 p.m., according to RBPD Lt. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via Pasadena Weekly
As police around the nation grappled with the growing divide between law enforcement and African Americans, the Pasadena City Council's Public Safety Committee was set to consider a controversial survey on community attitudes toward local officers. According to the survey, part of the report "Community Perceptions of Policing in Pasadena" by Dr. Lisa Graziano, African-American and Latino residents had consistently negative perceptions of the police in several key categories. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 12 | via Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Police Commission is expected to decide Tuesday whether an officer followed the department's policies for using deadly force last summer when he shot and killed a woman in a South L.A. alley. The fatal shooting of Redel Jones was one of several by LAPD officers last year that prompted criticism from activists, including those affiliated with the local Black Lives Matter movement. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via SFGate
BATON ROUGE, La. - Police made nearly 200 arrests in Louisiana's capital city during weekend protests around the country in which people angry over police killings of young black men sought to block some major interstates. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via The Daily Breeze
One by one, they took the witness stand, victims of a three-month crime spree that terrorized workers at auto parts stores primarily across the South Bay. For two full days in Torrance Superior Court, victims described the nights when up to three men initially posing as customers looking for brake pads bear-hugged them, pointed guns at them, and threatened them while demanding they open safes and registers. Comment?
Jun 22, 2016 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Singer Judith Hill says she was on a plane with Prince when it made an emergency landing in Illinois after he lost conscio... A Pennsylvania man who lost his daughter to a heroin overdose earlier this year was arrested with two other people after they were stopped while trying to drive through the Holland Tunnel with a cache of weapons on... A Pennsylvania man who lost his daughter to a heroin overdose earlier this year was arrested with two other people after they were stopped while trying to drive through the Holland Tunnel with a cache of weapons on their... For days, wildfires have raged amid spiking heat across Southern California and much of the West, driving hundreds of people from their homes. Comment?
Jun 17, 2016 | via The Daily Breeze
Erik Martinez, 19, was taken into custody at 8 p.m. in the area of Daisy Avenue and 10th Street in Long Beach, Redondo Beach police Lt. Fabian Saucedo said. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via Dana Point News
INGLEWOOD Los Angeles County prosecutors say the daughter of Inglewood Mayor James Butts has been arrested and charged with paying a friend to attack her landlord over an ongoing dispute. The Los Angeles Times reports Thursday that Ashley Butts and her friend, Israel Rios, were taken into custody on a warrant stemming from the April 30 attack. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via LA Weekly
The majority of suspects in a ring that allegedly stole $6 million worth of Rolexes and other high-end watches was behind bars today, authorities said. The crew was responsible for a brazen, $1.63 million heist at Geary's Rolex Boutique in Westfield Century City last summer in which two of three suspects were carrying assault-type weapons, according to federal officials and Los Angeles police. Comment?
Jun 16, 2016 | via The Daily Breeze
Detectives on Friday said they recovered a skateboard belonging to the gunman who killed a 19-year-old man and wounded his cousin during a dispute at a Redondo Beach intersection. The skateboard, a witness said, rolled into a storm drain when the gunman stumbled off it as he fled after the late-afternoon shooting Thursday. Comment?
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