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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Turning their backs on Michael Jackson

The predictable backlash against Michael Jackson came fast and furious after the Sundance Film festival and then the HBO screening of “Leaving Neverland.” First, several radio stations pulled Jackson from their playlists. Next, a museum in Britain removed Jackson’s statue. Then a cast of celebrities led by Oprah Winfrey, who knew Jackson, either turned their backs Read More…

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Crime-tracking data poorly traced, report says

LOS ANGELES — Some Los Angeles Police Department programs that analyze data to predict where crimes may occur and identify “chronic offenders” need more oversight and have been inconsistently implemented, according to a report presented to the Police Commission March 12. The LAPD uses a number of predictive programs to focus crime-fighting efforts in certain Read More…

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NAJEE’S NOTES: Teacher denied student’s request to use restroom

Outrage continues to grow in South Los Angeles as parents, community leaders and residents demand answers from Manhattan Place Elementary School Principal Evelyn Samos, who so far has refused to meet with community leaders. Sonia Mongol is the mother of an 8-year-old boy who was humiliated and forced to sit in his urine-stained clothing after Read More…