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Robin Thicke says he was high during ‘Blurred Lines’

Hit single is subject to lawsuit over copyright infringment

Robin Thicke said in a deposition unsealed Tuesday that he had been high on drugs and alcohol and was mostly absent during the composition of the global hit “Blurred Lines,” which is the subject of a copyright infringement lawsuit in Los Angeles.

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Home for Good announces $213 million in grants to fight homelessness

A coalition of businesses and foundations announced Wednesday the awarding of nearly $213 million in grants to two dozen social service agencies in hopes of providing housing for at least 1,400 homeless people in the region for as long as 15 years.

Going ‘green’

Ninth District alleys will become pedestrian friendly

The Los Angeles City Council signed off this week on a plan to redefine two alleys in South Los Angeles as pedestrian areas.

At least four killed in Labor Day shootings

Some may have been gang-related

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.

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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.

Little convicted of three murders

Sentencing scheduled for Sept. 25

A 74-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of three counts of first-degree murder for killing three women in the Los Angeles area in the 1980s.

Palmdale couple to be arraigned for toddler’s beating

A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend are set to be arraigned next month on charges stemming from the beating of her 22-month-old son.

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What really happened to Josh Shaw’s ankles?

USC player admits ‘hero’ story was a lie

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.

Black producer detained for six hours for mistaken identity

Suspected of armed bank robbery

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

CHP beating investigation sent to District Attorney’s Office

The California Highway Patrol announced Wednesday it has forwarded its investigation into the beating of a 51-year-old homeless woman by an officer alongside the Santa Monica (10) Freeway to the District Attorney’s Office, and the probe outlines “potentially serious charges” against the officer.



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