Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: The Kobe Bryant I choose to remember

“Our responsibility is more than putting a ball in a basket.” — Kobe Bryant My two greatest enduring and life-affirming memories of Kobe Bryant have absolutely nothing to do with basketball. There will be plenty of hashing and rehashing of his legendary NBA exploits in the mountain of tributes and remembrances of him. The first Read More…

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Investigators probe helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant

CALABASAS — As Los Angeles continued mourning the death of Laker legend Kobe Bryant, National Transportation Safety Board investigators began the arduous — and likely months-long — task of determining what caused the Calabasas helicopter crash that killed him and eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter. An NTSB “Go Team” met with local authorities Jan. Read More…