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New Twitter hashtag responds to jail deaths in police custody

As far as Texas law enforcement officials are concerned, 28-year-old Sandra Bland died in a jail cell July 13 after hanging herself with a plastic bag. But her family says the idea that Bland would kill herself is “unfathomable,” prompting questions about the circumstances. To those who believe her death is suspicious, Bland is one Read More…

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Judge again refuses to lower Suge Knight’s bail

LOS ANGELES — A judge refused Friday to reduce the $10 million bail for former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight, who’s charged with murder and other counts stemming from a Jan. 29 confrontation in Compton that left one man dead and another injured. Superior Court Judge Ronald S. Coen noted that he had reduced Knight’s Read More…

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Daughters of Charity Health System finds new potential buyer

LOS ANGELES — For the second time this year, the Daughters of Charity Health System announced Friday it plans to sell its six hospitals, including St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, to an investment firm. The proposed transfer of the hospitals to BlueMountain Capital Management comes four months after Prime Healthcare, which originally planned to Read More…