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Twin sister of Walgreens shooting victim speaks out

LOS ANGELES — Psykyssyanna Hart misses her twin brother, Jonathan Hart.  Her recent birthday was the first she celebrated without her brother, who was shot and killed at a Hollywood Walgreens Dec. 2 by an armed security guard who accused Hart of shoplifting. “I really miss my brother,” Hart said. “Everyday I have to look Read More…

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How can we reduce gang violence in South L.A.?

STREET BEAT: Alex Perez Santa Monica “We need to respectful of each other and grow with each other.” Mychelle Los Angeles “We need to start with our community and pray to God, he will free us from all of this violence.” Johnny Los Angeles “We need to be good to each other and treat each Read More…

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Walgreens security guard faces charges in shooting death

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office announced Dec. 31 that a former security guard at a Hollywood Walgreens will be charged with murder for the fatal shooting of an African-American man. Donald Vincent Ciota II, 28, faces one charge of murder for the Dec. 2 shooting of 21-year-old Jonathan Hart inside the Read More…