Rapper DMX pleads not guilty to dodging $1.7M tax debt

July 20, 2017 

By TOM HAYS 

Associated Press 

 

Rapper DMX walked free last Friday after pleading not guilty to what the Internal Revenue Service described as a brazen effort to evade $1.7... Read more...

NATIONAL SPORTS BEAT

July 20, 2017 

By Brad Pye Jr 

Sports Writer Emeritus 

 

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

 

Lonzo... Read more...

Study: Insurance Status Affects Cancer Outcomes

July 20, 2017 

By Jennifer Bihm 

Assistant Editor

 

Results from a recent study by the Cancer Prevention Institute of California, revealed that health insurance type at diagnosis greatly impacts... Read more...

JPMorgan Chase Expands Economic Opportunity for Young Men of Color through Fellowship Initiative

July 20, 2017 

Staff and Wire Report

 

JP Morgan Chase and Company recently announced that they would be extending their Fellowship Initiative to four cities including Los Angeles as part of the firm’s... Read more...

Senator Holly Mitchell’s ‘Christmas in July’ Brings Joy to Families; Sen. Mitchell’s annual carnival affair invites fun filled activities and resourceful services to the community.

July 20, 2017 

By Shonassee Shaver 

Staff Writer

 

The holiday season arrived early Saturday July 15, as families came out to USC to enjoy the summer heat at the 7th annual “Christmas in... Read more...

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8-Year-Old Hero Laid to Rest; Boy killed while defending his sister from sexual assault Written by Joey Matthews
City Council signs off on revised budget proposal Written by LAWT News Service
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Voting rights workshop for Californians with criminal convictions and voter registration drive; The Crenshaw Legal Clinic hosts ‘Know Your Rights’ workshop for Californians with criminal convictions ahead of June 3 state primary election Written by LAWT News Service
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News

New mural in Richmond honors tennis champ Arthur Ashe

New mural in Richmond honors tennis champ Arthur Ashe

July 20, 2017  Associated Press   A new mural honoring black tennis champion and humanitarian Arthur Ashe has gone up in Richmond, his hometown.     The...

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Community

Brotherhood Crusade Receives LADWP Community Grant For $45,000

Brotherhood Crusade Receives LADWP Community Grant For $45,000

July 20, 2017  Sentinel News Service  Brotherhood Crusade has received a $45,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Community Partnership Grant...

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Sports News

Several SEC coaches facing questions about job security

Several SEC coaches facing questions about job security

July 13, 2017  Associated Press    Gus Malzahn and Kevin Sumlin got their Southeastern Conference head coaching tenures off to blazing starts.   They’re...

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Arts & Culture

Beyonce introduces newborn twins Sir Carter and Rumi

Beyonce introduces newborn twins Sir Carter and Rumi

July 20, 2017  By Associated Press    Beyonce has finally debuted her twins a month after they were born.   The singer posted a picture of herself...

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