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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…

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Black Lives Matter demonstrates outside Hollywood Walgreens

HOLLYWOOD — Sherlyn Haynes’ only child, Christopher DeAndre Mitchell, was killed by a Torrance police officer weeks before Christmas. On the evening of Dec. 23, Haynes held a poster with Mitchell’s picture at a rally with hundreds of protesters led by Black Lives Matter Los Angeles in Hollywood. “It’s like I’m dying inside,” Haynes said Read More…