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Carson approves plans for Chargers-Raiders stadium

The Carson City Council voted 3-0 Tuesday night to approve plans for a $1.7 billion football stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders.

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The Carson City Council voted 3-0 Tuesday night to approve plans for a $1.7 billion football stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders. The council vote was made possible by backers of the stadium proposal submitting more than 15,000 petition signatures to the city last month, and the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s office verifying last week that the required number of 8,058 signatures were valid.

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Judge signs off on ACLU class action suit against Sheriffs

Department reprimanded for violence against inmates

A federal judge signed off this week on the settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department that alleged a pattern of violence in county jails.

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Suge Knight fires attorney

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight, who’s accused of running down two men in Compton and killing one of them, informed a judge Wednesday that he has fired one of his attorneys and asked to represent himself for the next several weeks.

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Metro’s Business Interruption Fund awards four Crenshaw businesses

The owners of four Crenshaw-area businesses being impacted by construction of a rail line were given reimbursement checks Monday by Metro.

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Activists gather at downtown contruction site to call for jobs

Black contractors file lawsuit against county

Activists gathered at the construction site of a downtown apartment project Wednesday to call for greater job opportunities for Black workers, especially through more and better-enforced labor agreements aimed at increasing diversity in hiring.

Nordstrom Rack robbery ‘mastermind’ sentenced to 193 years in prison

A man who sexually assaulted an employee during a takeover robbery at a Nordstrom Rack in Westchester, where some workers were ordered to strip down to their underwear, was sentenced Wednesday to 193 years to life in prison.

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Mother sought in the abduction of 4-year-old son

Police are asking for the public’s help to find a 4-year-old boy who was last seen with his mother who does not have custody but who is also missing.

Ex-football player Armond Armstead reaches settlement with USC

Retired from NFL after second heart attack

Former USC defensive end Armond Armstead, who filed a lawsuit alleging team doctors gave him painkillers that caused a heart attack and damaged his potential as an NFL player, has reached a settlement with the university and the team doctor, lawyers confirmed Wednesday.

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Dwight Freeney suing Bank of America for $20 million

Claims the financial institution was responsible for frauding him

NFL linebacker Dwight Freeney announced this week he is suing Bank of America for $20 million because he was the victim of an alleged scheme that caused him to shutter his Hollywood eatery, Rolling Stone L.A.

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