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  • NAACP dismisses ‘rumor fabricated by media’ of Sanford boycott

     
    Jealous said that the Rev. Al Sharpton had never called for a boycott, and Sharpton shook his head in agreement. Jealous asked the media "to put to rest any rumor that there is any discussion about any boycott of this community."...
  • Baptist’s Richard Land gets blowback over Trayvon Martin comments

     
    Heidi Hall writes for The Tennessean about the reaction to remarks made by Florida Baptist Convention leader Richard Lamb on his radio program: The Southern Baptist Convention has spent more than a decade trying to leave behind the racially divided past...
  • Metro officials approve first 3.9 miles of Westside subway route

     
    L.A. County transportation officials certified environmental documents for the $5.6 billion Westside Subway Extension, moving a step closer toward beginning construction of the proposed rail line underneath Wilshire Boulevard....
  • Bobby Brown leaves church as Whitney Houston's funeral begins

     
    Bobby Brown was invited to the funeral of Whitney Houston on Saturday, but he left shortly after the "home going" service began, reportedly over a seating dispute. Bobby Brown entered the church and went to the casket, where he reportedly was crying and...
  • After student slayings, a new security push around USC

     
    USC and the Los Angeles Police Department announced sweeping new security measures Thursday, including the addition of 30 police officers to the area surrounding the campus. The move comes three weeks after the university was stunned by the slayings of......
  • North Chicago fires one officer, suspends another in death of man in custody

    North Chicago fires one officer, suspends another in death of man in custody
    North Chicago fired one police officer and suspended another today for their roles in the violent arrest of a man who died a week after he was taken into custody. Officials immediately dismissed Officer Brandon Yost and suspended Officer Arthur Strong...
  • 13-year-old boy injured in Glassell Park drive-by shooting

     
    A 13-year-old boy was injured Thursday in Glassell Park during a series of shootings that may have been gang-related, authorities said. The victim was in the 3300 block of Drew Street about 4:15 p.m. when two males drove by in......
  • Owner claims bags of loot pulled from Oakland's Lake Merritt

     
    The two bags of loot found in Oakland's Lake Merritt by sixth graders from St. Paul’s Episcopal School have been claimed by their rightful owner and will be returned to him, a police spokeswoman said Thursday. The students were scooping garbage...
  • Trayvon Martin rally to be held at South L.A. church

     
    A rally to mark the two-month anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death is expected to be held at a South Los Angeles church Thursday evening....
  • Curses! Important film threatened by ratings dispute

     
    "Bully"is a movie that will save kids' lives. I realize this sounds overwrought, but it's an assessment that's stayed with me since Saturday, when I went to an advance screening of the controversial new documentary at the True/False Film Fest......
  • Primary predictions

     
    Commenters are invited to outguess me as I go with my gut on who's going to win assorted high-profile primaries that have caught my eye: US Congress : Jesse Jackson Jr., Tammy Duckworth, Adam Kinziger, Ilya Sheyman General Assembly: Patricia......
  • Violence intervention program gets new home at hospital

     
    L.A. County celebrated the grand opening of the home for the Violence Intervention Program, which treats victims of violence and abuse on the campus of the LA County/USC Medical Center....