Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Two students were shot at the Univeristy Of Southern California dorm after a confrontation over stolen headphones, according to officials. After two USC students noticed some Dr. Dre headphones were missing after a party at an USC apartment complex, they confronted a man who they suspected of stealing them, who shot them […]

LANCASTER, CALIF.–The town of Lancaster, Calif., a suburb of Los Angeles, is under investigation for allegedly discriminating against Black and Latino renters who use Section 8 vouchers to pay their rent. According to reports, residents claim they’re being unjustly surveilled by neighbors and harassed with unannounced visits by sheriff’s deputies and county housing agents. At the […]

LOS ANGELES — At a time when summer school and learning programs are losing funding and being cut, Freedom School — a summer learning program…

LOS ANGELES- — A reporter for KABC-TV channel 7 in Los Angeles was shot with a BB gun during a live  newscast last week. Leanne Suter, who was standing near a highway when she was reporting on a story, was shot with a BB gun and it was caught on video. The Huffington Post Reports: […]

LOS ANGELES — The NAACP hosted a LGBT forum at its 102nd national convention to discuss lesbian and gay issues within the Black community. Civil Rights activist and former NAACP chairman Julian Bond, CNN anchor Don Lemon, and comedienne Wanda Sykes were three of the panelists who spoke before members. In the town hall styled […]

LOS ANGELES — Two teens were shot and wounded in an apparent gang shooting Thursday outside a Los Angeles recreation center that is part of the city’s program to reduce violence in the streets by keeping public parks well-lit and open at night, police said. A 15-year-old girl was shot in the back and a […]

LOS ANGELES — A Laguna Beach man is facing four years in prison for failing to return a $110,000 tax refund that the IRS mistakenly sent him. Stephen Mcdow, who received a tax refund intended for a 67-year-old woman, received her money and spent over half of it paying for students loans and his mortgage. […]

LOS ANGELES — A Latino gang conspired to rid a Southern California city of its black residents through intimidation, threats and violence dating back to the early 1990s to exert its influence and show its loyalty to the Mexican Mafia prison gang, according to a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday. LINKS: Jill Scott Reveals Her 3 […]

LOS ANGELES – Two officers from the The Los Angeles Department of Transportation are being investigated for appearing in a sexually explicit video. NBC Los Angeles reports: The video, which is available on a popular adult subscription website, tracks the interactions of a porn actress as she approaches men in a range of work environments. […]

LOS ANGELES- Anthony Garcia’s tattoo of a murder scene led to a murder conviction after police put together the various pieces of the murder that were tattooed on his chest. The Los Angeles Times reports: Each key detail was right there: the Christmas lights that lined the roof of the liquor store where 23-year-old John […]

COMPTON-Compton, California, a neighborhood once notorious for drugs, gangs and violence has seen a significant drop in crime. Yahoo News investigates why. With a huge drop in homicides in a historically crime-ridden part of Los Angeles County, longtime residents say they finally feel safe sitting on their front porches and visiting neighborhood parks. Compton, Calif., […]

Los Angeles– Elgin Baylor is suing Clippers owner Donald Sterling for false termination. Baylor is claiming that Sterling refused to pay for African American talent and would offend African American players. ESPN reports: “During this same period, players Sam Cassell, Elton Brand and Corey Maggette complained to me that DONALD STERLING would bring women into […]