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Police Commission President Matt Johnson meets with community

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Debbie Washington admits she was feeling angry when she arrived at the National Action Network headquarters Oct. 10 to hear Police Commission President Matt Johnson discuss policing issues with residents. Her nephew, 18-year-old Carnell Snell, was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers two weeks earlier after he ran away Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

Tensions still high between activists and police

LOS ANGELES — The chanting was steady. “Jesse Romero was 16!” Jesse Romero was 16!” “Say her name! Wakiesha Wilson!” Say my baby’s name!  Wakiesha Wilson!” A crowd of about 200 Black Lives Matter activists gathered outside Los Angeles Police Department headquarters Aug. 23. They had new reasons to be angry with the police after Read More…