Four on the floor for Simone Biles; Bolt coasts in 200 heat

August 18, 2016 

By JOSH HOFFNER 

Associated Press 

Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run at one final Olympic title... Read more...

Ridley-Thomas, Supervisors continue homelessness fight with new revenue plan

August 18, 2016 

City News Service 

The Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to inventory county buildings and vehicles that could be used for advertising, with an eye toward collecting ad revenues to combat... Read more...

Donors, Sponsors Generously Support African-American History Museum

August 18, 2016 

By Stacy M. Brown 

NNPA News Wire Contributor 

 

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and... Read more...

Teenage entertainer Tim Johnson Jr. talks life after 2014 StarQuest singing competition; Tim Johnson Jr. says God opened doors for him after winning 2014 StarQuest kids competition

August 18, 2016 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer 

From stage plays to the big screen, 16 year-old Tim Johnson Jr. has been making a name for himself by capturing the attention of big names and... Read more...

Shot first, vindicated later: L.A. Sheriffs admit too little too late deputies killed an innocent

August 18, 2016 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributing Writer

The family of a mentally disabled Black man unjustly accused of carjacking and fatally shot by L.A. County Sheriff Deputies in Compton held... Read more...

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Board of Supervisors approves funding to help trafficked children Written by LAWT News Service
HOROSCOPES April 23 -30, 2015 Written by LAWT News Service
City Council cracks down on landlords Written by City News Service
MWD implements rationing in response to drought Written by City News Service
District Attorney: 17-year-old won’t face charges in death Written by KEN RITTER
Ferguson election triples number of Blacks on City Council Written by JIM SALTER and JIM SUHR
Shooting Victim Files $20 Million Claim against LAPD Written by City News Service
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science to host the 3rd Annual Legacy Leaders Spring Gala Written by LAWT News Service
Beverly Bond ; The “Black Girls Rock!” Interview Written by Kam Williams
Oklahoma student who led racist chant to meet Black leaders Written by SEAN MURPHY
LAPD struggling to combat crime increase Written by City News Service
Virginia gov. calls for investigation into student’s arrest Written by Associated Press
Jewelry Store Robbers Could be Charged for Fellow Thieves’ Murders Written by PAUL ANDERSON
Video of racist chant threatens Univ. of Oklahoma’s progress Written by SEAN MURPHY and JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS
AG Harris announces new inmate program for L.A. County Written by City News Service
Voter turnout low in city primary Written by City News Service
Homeless shooting victim was to be deported, said federal authorities Written by City News Service
The History of Labor Unions; Recognizing African Americans involvement in labor equality and union diversity Written by Amen Oyiboke
Historic March for Justice Brings Together Community Leaders, Ezell Ford’s Family Written by Staff and Wire Report
Senator Isadore Hall to run for Congress; Rep. Janice Hahn leaves house in Supervisor bid Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Council President Herb Wesson: Powerful leadership; As the leader of L.A.’s City Council Wesson has been revered by many, feared by some but always respected Written by Staff and Wire Report
Nitrogen gas death penalty bills clear Oklahoma panels Written by SEAN MURPHY
The dynamic history of Blacks $1 trillion buying power; Foundation of Our Economic Progress Rooted in Los Angeles Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Abdul Jabbar, other celebs honored at City Hall Written by LAWT News Service
Students chart plans to overcome mass incarceration, gender violence and police brutality at UC Irvine conference Written by Charlene Muhammad and Dezarae Muhammad
Vice President Joe Biden tells Los Angeles students and community leaders, 12 years is not enough education in 2015 Written by Maleena Lawrence
Boko Haram leader claims massacre in Baga, threatens more Written by Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul
US, Cuba spar over migration policy at historic Havana talks Written by Bradley Klapper and Michael Weissenstein
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Body camera policy discussed in South LA, Canoga Park Written by Elizabeth Hsing-Huei Chou

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Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking

August 18, 2016  City News Service  A multi-agency operation against human trafficking in Los Angeles County resulted in 286 arrests, including 153...

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Community

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

Become the next StarQuest Singing Sensation! Quick & Easy steps to entering the competition

August 18, 2016   There’s THREE ways to enter the StarQuest Singing Competition this year!   Option 1: Enter Via Taste of Soul mobile app   (DEADLINE...

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Sports News

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

L.A. in the Running for 2024 Olympics

August 11, 2016  City News Service  Mayor Eric Garcetti touted Los Angeles this week as the safest bet for organizers of the 2024 Olympic Games to...

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Arts & Culture

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

Comedian Katt Williams charged with misdemeanor battery

August 18, 2016  City News Service   Stand-up comedian Micah “Katt” Williams was scheduled to be arraigned this week on a misdemeanor battery...

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