NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT 06-22-2017

June 22, 2017  

BY BRAD PYE JR. 

SPORTS EDITOR EMERITUS 

 

Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. Read more...

NNPA Hosts National Black Parents Town Hall

June 22, 2017 

By Freddie Allen 

NNPA Newswire Managing Editor

 

In an on-going effort to increase awareness about the “Every Student Succeeds Act” (ESSA) in the Black community, the National... Read more...

Judge in Quincy Jones/ Michael Jackson Case not Familiar with Jackson’s Work

June 22, 2017 

City News Service 

 

A judge said Wednesday that videos to be played during the upcoming trial of producer Quincy Jones' multimillion-dollar breach-of- contract lawsuit against one of... Read more...

Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

June 22, 2017 

By Ivan Moreno 

Associated Press 

 

A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the... Read more...

Ice Cube Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

June 15, 2017 

City News Service 

 

Rapper-turned-actor and movie producer Ice Cube Monday became the latest celebrity to be added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

Speaking at the... Read more...

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Chicago Police union to officers: Don't request overtime Written by Associated Press
Black Lives Matter Los Angeles brings together Black families of those killed by the police in historic first Written by LAWT News Service
Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ hosts Black Hollywood to stand up for justice; Cedric ‘The Entertainer’, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans, Tasha Smith and Megan Good lead Black Hollywood movement to stand united in support of ending the senseless violence Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Gunman’s manifesto describes actions as ‘necessary evil’ Written by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN
Protests continue in Los Angeles amidst Police Commission’s latest decision Written by City News Service
Donald Trump Snubs NAACP Convention, Clinton to Speak on July 18 Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
No end to Afghan war: Obama slows US withdrawal Written by JOSH LEDERMAN
Feds open civil rights investigation in Louisiana shooting Written by Mike Kunzelman and Melinda Deslatte
Family still seeks answers in inmate death after 80 days Written by Kimberlee Buck
Famed L.A. photographer Bill Jones dead at 83 Written by Staff and Wire Report
BLM criticizes arrest of senior citizen at Police Commission meeting Written by City News Service
CBC members join Rep. John Lewis and House Democrats to stage sit-in demanding a vote on gun violence legislation Written by LAWT News Service
Californians for Energy Independence and the Los Angeles Urban League encourage high school students to pursue jobs in the energy industry Written by LAWT News Service
A night of terror at club Pulse: One young woman’s story Written by TAMARA LUSH
‘Grim Sleeper’ recommended for Death Penalty Written by Kimberlee Buck
2016 California Primary Election Results Written by Kimberlee Buck
Man Sues Standard Hotel in Dowtown L.A. for 2015 Shooting Written by City News Service
City Of Los Angeles Human Relations Commission Stands Firm In Its Commitment To Facilitate Public Discourse Absent Of Hate Written by Sentinel News Service
Murder trial for 'Shield' actor set to begin in Los Angeles Written by ANTHONY McCARTNEY
Zimmerman’s gun sold for a quarter million Written by Staff and Wire Report
Nigerian schoolgirl abducted by Boko Haram found, pregnant two years after mass kidnapping Written by The Associated Press
Council President Wesson victim of terrorist threats and hate speech; Wayne Spindler arrested for threats Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Police: Man stabbed two-year-old multiple times Written by City News Service
Grim Sleeper found guilty Written by Charlene Muhammad
'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn Written by BRIAN MELLEY
Jury convicts two men in Christmas Day shooting of Victor McClinton Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Stop The Presses: Few Endorsements Making Headlines In Black Newspapers Written by Erick Johnson
Funeral services pending for former LAPD Chief Willie Williams; Williams was the first black chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in the aftermath of the 1992 L.A. Riots Written by City News Service
A decade later, cops plead guilty in Katrina bridge shooting Written by Associated Press
Hamilton stays on $10 bill; Tubman goes on $20 Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER
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News

New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

June 22, 2017  City News Service    A company specializing in biometric identification through fingerprints or eye scans has opened kiosks at Los...

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Community

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down LAPD’s 30-Day Vehicle Impounds

June 22, 2017  City News Service  A federal appeals court panel Wednesday unanimously struck down a city policy allowing the Los Angeles Police Department...

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Sports News

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

June 15, 2017  By JANIE McCAULEY  AP Sports Writer    Stephen Curry tucked a celebratory cigar into his right sock for safekeeping as he handled...

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Arts & Culture

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

June 22, 2017  Associated Press    The judge who presided over Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial on Wednesday ordered the public re­lease of the...

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