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Roland Freeman, L.A. Black Panther, dies at 68

Roland Freeman, an original member of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, died Wednesday, Oct. 15 in New York at the LaGuardia Airport. Freeman was bringing back the ashes of his brother Ronald Freeman, 69, ...

Local elections

While voters prepare to go to the polls on Nov. 4 to decide on state-wide measures, there are also a number of local measures and races to decide as well.

Black biz expo president Harold Hambrick dies

Harold E. Hambrick was a visionary, and he was an expert at inspiring others to connect with his goals. In fact, during what turned out to be the last two weeks of his life, a friend said the Louisiana native ...

All job seekers welcome to Carson’s Veterans Job Fair set for October 3

The City of Carson Veterans Affairs Commission has organized a Veterans Career and Resource Fair for Friday, October 3.

Ford family sues LAPD

An attorney for the family of Ezell Ford filed a federal civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit in U.S. District Court in downtown on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Police Department in the shooting death last month of the 25-year-old ...

At least four killed in Labor Day shootings

At least four people were killed in South Los Angeles in a series of Labor Day shootings that also left several victims wounded, police said Tuesday.

LAPD inspector general seeks witnesses in Ezell Ford shooting

The Los Angeles Police Department’s inspector general issued a call Tuesday for witnesses of the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles to come forward.

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 ...

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.

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.

LAPD camera system deemed inadequate

Responding to an independent watchdog’s audit that found the Los Angeles Police Department’s camera system “inadequate,” Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday broken cameras at police stations will get fixed and staff will be better trained.

LAUSD makes shift to counseling rather than punishment

Los Angeles Unified School District officials have announced that school police will no longer issue citations for most campus fights, petty theft and other minor offenses but instead refer students to counseling and other services.

Byron Scott becomes Centennial High mentor

Lakers head coach Byron Scott announced Tuesday that he will serve as a mentor for ninth- and 10th-grade students involved in the Male Academy intervention program at Centennial High School in Compton.

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