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Survivors speak out about losing loved ones to violence

INGLEWOOD — Losing a loved one to gun violence can result in post-traumatic stress disorder, substance abuse, delinquency, depression, poor academic performance, risky sexual behavior and violent behavior.  That was the message of the second annual Youth Survivors Speak Out event sponsored by the Los Angeles chapter of Mothers in Charge July 27 at the Read More…

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LAPD blames rise in gun violence on increased gang activity

LOS ANGELES — The city saw a sharp uptick in gun violence during a two-month period that included the shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, according to figures presented to a City Council committee June 12. Los Angeles Police Department Assistant Chief Robert Arcos told the council’s Public Safety Committee that 214 people were injured Read More…