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What really happened to Josh Shaw’s ankles?

USC football senior cornerback Josh Shaw admitted Wednesday he fabricated a story about injuring his ankles by leaping from a second-floor balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew from a swimming pool.

Lancaster welcomes new VISTA team

During Tuesday’s city council meeting, the new AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer team was introduced and welcomed to the city of Lancaster. The team consists of five recent college graduates who will be devoting their efforts to several innovative, community service projects ...

Lancaster resident jailed

A murder charge was filed on Tuesday against a Lancaster resident who allegedly used a hunting bow-and-arrow to kill a man who tried to intervene in a domestic argument in Lancaster.

Watts team brings home a Nike 3-on-3 basketball title

The community of Watts was well represented in the Nike 3-on-3 basketball tournament, held recently at L.A. Live in Downtown Los Angeles.

Black children are starred in the Little League World Series

African American baseball players are more than leaving their mark on the Little League World Series; they are making headlines. And while most of the American players are White, that is not the case for two teams.

Citizens ask Compton school board to review gun policy

The Compton Branch of the NAACP and Mayor Aja Brown have asked the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) to “rescind” and “reconsider” a decision the board made during a July 8 meeting to allow selected officers on the school police ...

Rosa Parks’ apartment vandalized

Police in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday began an investigation into a burglary of the apartment where civil rights icon Rosa Parks once lived. Detectives are looking for suspects who allegedly broke in and ripped and stole copper wiring from the ...

Black producer detained for six hours for mistaken identity

Beverly Hills police apologized Wednesday for handcuffing and holding for about six hours a Black television/movie producer on suspicion of armed robbery.

Metro fares to increase

Beginning Sept. 15, fares will increase on Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) busses and trains.

CSU Dominguez Hills ranked 10th in the nation for ‘public good’

This is the third year in a row the university has been in the top 10 among more than 650 universities across the country whose highest degree granted is the master’s degree.

Inglewood celebrates grand reopening of Chamber of Commerce

Inglewood Mayor James Butts, members of the City Council, and business leaders celebrated the grand reopening of the Inglewood/Airport Area Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon cutting on Wednesday morning.

Dance for Jenesse

The Jenesse Center Inc. will host Dance4Hope 2014, in recognition of domestic violence awareness month Oct. 11 on the Warner Bros. Studio Lot in Burbank.

Video shows man shooting 'Suge' Knight at pre-VMA party, but no suspect named

Detectives have video that shows a man shooting former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and two other people in a West Hollywood nightclub early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

Hofbauer attends poverty summit

Palmdale councilmember Steve Hofbauer on Wednesday joined regional leaders and a number of the top names in education, business and government from throughout Southern California in Downtown Los Angeles to discuss tangible steps moving forward in the ongoing War on ...

Venice Basketball League honors streetball legend Ron Beals

This weekend the legendary Venice Basketball League (VBL) held the championship game of the VBL Playoffs on the historic main court at Venice Beach; but this game was not the only highlight of the day.

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