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City to audit South L.A. police stops, mayor says

LOS ANGELES — Responding to a report that an elite Los Angeles Police Department division oversaw a surge in traffic stops involving African-American drivers, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Jan. 28 the Office of the Inspector General will conduct an audit of the unit. “Angelenos deserve to understand the full picture when something outside the ordinary Read More…

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‘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…

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Activists hold kneel-in outside Coliseum before Rams game

LOS ANGELES — As Rams fans filed into the Coliseum Sept. 10, they were greeted by local civil rights activists and organizers protesting, as a part of what they called a Kneel-In for the still-unemployed quarterback Colin Kaepernick. “The Kaepernick Kneel In sent the strong message that thousands support Kaepernick’s right to protest,” says Los Read More…