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...

Display # 
Title Author
Ex-NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal: 'I identify as black' Written by KILEY ARMSTRONG
Gang member gets 58 to life in Compton pastor’s murder Written by City News Service
Why my red shoes? The Tavin Price family update Written by Kimberlee Buck
Study: Minorities in retail get paid less, promoted less Written by Jesse J. Holland
Signature gathering approved for three California initiatives Written by STEVEN HERBERT
Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy Written by KASEY JONES
Halloween shooter who killed five-year-old convicted of murder Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith
AG Kamala Harris is still a star among stars; U.S. Senate Candidate Shines at Convention Written by Kenneth D. Miller
Obama calls climate change an ‘indisputable’ security threat Written by LAWT News Service
Houston man convicted of killing 3 put to death Written by MICHAEL GRACZYK
Dymally sues Carson Mayor Written by City News Service
Chicago OKs $5.5M in reparations for police torture victims Written by DON BABWIN
Kamala Harris aide, two others arrested for impersonating police officers Written by City News Service
Lynch sworn in, Black leaders hope for change Written by Danielle Cralle
Obama criticizes black deaths by police, but also rioters Written by NEDRA PICKLER
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

News

New System May Speed Up LAX Security Lines

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...

Read More...

Community

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

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...

Read More...

Sports News

Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant look to build a Warriors dynasty

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...

Read More...

Arts & Culture

Names of Jurors in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Released

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...

Read More...