Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: A license to kill with impunity

The slaying of Anthony Weber by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies again casts the ugly glare on something that Sheriff’s Department officials virtually promised would cease. That is the killing under highly dubious circumstances of young African-American and Hispanic males. The word dubious is charitable given that Weber was a high school teen, was not Read More…

Lead Story West Edition

‘Where’s the gun?’ hangs over South L.A. shooting probe

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — “Where’s the gun?” That’s the question hanging over the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department following the Feb. 4 shooting of 16-year-old Anthony Weber, who was gunned down by sheriff’s deputies in a Westmont apartment complex. It’s been the question that the department has been trying to answer over the past 11 Read More…