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County approves $3.75 million settlement in 2018 shooting of black teen

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors approved a $3.75 million payout May 14 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit against sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy last year in the Westmont neighborhood of South Los Angeles. Deputies shot Anthony Weber about 8:20 p.m. on Feb. 4, 2018, near the Read More…

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County to spend $460 million to fight homelessness

LOS ANGELES — The five elected officials who govern Los Angeles County May 14 approved $460 million in Measure H spending on homelessness, increasing their commitment to the problem in the face of a widely anticipated rise in the numbers of people without a permanent home. Prior to the vote, the county Board of Supervisors Read More…