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Juvenile justice advocates seek ban on pepper spray

LOS ANGELES — Concerned about the use of pepper spray in Los Angeles County juvenile halls and camps, the county Board of Supervisors Feb. 5 proposed more training, more cameras and more mental health resources, while juvenile justice advocates called for an outright ban. A report by the Office of Inspector General found that some Read More…

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Lawsuit planned in death of homeless black man-Family attorney to file lawsuit for $525 million

LOS ANGELES — An attorney representing the family of a 21-year-old African-American male fatally shot after a confrontation with a Walgreens security guard in Hollywood earlier this month announced a $525 million lawsuit against the company Dec. 11. Jonathan Hart was shopping with friends at the Walgreens in Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street Read More…