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NAJEE’S NOTES: County settles suit in shooting death of unarmed teen

Anthony Weber, a 16-year-old unarmed African American, was shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies Feb. 4, 2018. According to the L.A. County coroner’s report, Weber was shot 16 times with several bullets striking him in the back. The deputies alleged that after a short foot chase on 107th Street and Budlong Avenue Read More…

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D.A. says she’ll expand efforts to fight mental illness

LOS ANGELES — District Attorney Jackie Lacey has announced an expansion of her office’s efforts to help people living with mental illness in the criminal justice system. The Mental Health Division brings together deputy district attorneys whose cases involve defendants who have been declared incompetent to stand trial or are seeking alternative sentences due to Read More…