Los Angeles Southwest College names new football coach; Henry Washington steps aside. Nate Turner, former college standout on the gridiron and in the classroom, to lead Cougars.

April 20, 2017 

LAWT News Service 

 

Los Angeles South­west College names new football coach after Henry Washing­ton steps aside

 

Nate Turner, former college standout on the gridiron... Read more...

Wesson Introduces Anti Drilling Motion

April 20, 2017 

By CRAIG CLOUGH 

City News Service

 

City Council President Herb Wesson introduced a motion Wednesday to eliminate oil drilling in Los Angeles near homes, schools and other... Read more...

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Partnership with Lynwood Unified School District Will Give ‘Guaranteed Admission’ to Qualified LUSD Students; Memorandum of Understanding, signed April 10, will enable qualified LUSD students to attend CD

April 20, 2017 

LAWT News Service

 

As part of its local outreach strategy—and mission—to increase access to quality medical education in traditionally underserved areas of Los Angeles, Charles... Read more...

Anthony Scruncho McKinley, from Hustler to Comedian

April 20, 2017 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Staff Writer 

 

For nearly two decades, Anthony “Scruncho” McKinley has entertained comedy show lovers both on and off the stage. He has made several... Read more...

Compton Mayor Aja Brown Stands Strong on Election Night

April 20, 2017 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer

 

The City of Compton election results will not be finalized until April 27.  There are approximately 1,713 ballots that still need to... Read more...

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‘Harriet’ breaks through Leimert Park ; Community leaders stress the importance and significance of the project to Leimert Park and its surrounding communities. Written by Brandon I. Brooks Managing Editor and Jennifer Bihm Assistant Editor
Black Women’s Roundtable Launches National Vote Effort Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
Modest gain seen for Obama’s last health care sign-up season Written by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR
U.S. Senate debate draws distinctions Written by Xavier Higgs
DNC partners with the NNPA to reach Black voters Written by LAWT News Service
Officer who violated ‘use of force’ policy won’t be charged Written by EMERY P. DALESIO
Family of Pasadena man who died in police custody plans federal lawsuit Written by City News Service
At Last: President Obama ­dedicates new Black History Museum on the National Mall Written by D. Kevin McNeir
Say her name, Wakiesha Wilson; Attorney Carl Douglas, along with the mother and aunt of Wakiesha Wilson, hold press conference for $35 million lawsuit against LAPD. Written by Shannen Hill
NNPA Honors Champions of the Black Press Written by Sarafina Wright
Police try to quell anger after shooting triggers unrest Written by JEFFREY COLLINS
Obama to speak at opening of African-American Museum Written by Associated Press
Harris-Dawson, LADWP Break Ground on 99th Street Water Treatment Plant Written by LAWT News Service
Police probe shooting death of Ferguson activist Seals Written by LAWT News Service
Community unites for Town Hall to stop killings; Min. Tony Muhammad leads ‘United Hood Nations: 10,000 fearless’ for town hall at Holman United Methodist Church Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. Written by LAWT Staff Report 
Marvin Pegues, Jr. wrongly convicted; Victor Gouche admits he lied about Pegues, Jr. shooting him Written by Charlene Muhammad
AG and Senate candidate Kamala Harris meets with California Black Publishers and Media Written by Danny J. Bakewell Jr
Soldier who killed 5 Dallas officers showed PTSD symptoms Written by GARANCE BURKE
‘A Trusted Comrade,’ Black Press legend George Curry dies at 69 Written by Stacy M. Brown
Operation saves eight children, two adults from sex trafficking Written by City News Service
Shot first, vindicated later: L.A. Sheriffs admit too little too late deputies killed an innocent Written by Charlene Muhammad
Witnesses: Shots fired in Ferguson after car hits protester Written by JIM SALTER
‘Grim Sleeper’ killer sentenced to death Written by Terri Vermeulen Keith
Trump is ‘unfit,’ Obama says, challenging GOP to end support Written by JULIE PACE
Obama commutes 214 inmates, five from L.A. County Written by City News Service
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
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Coach Victor McClinton murderers sentenced

Coach Victor McClinton murderers sentenced

April 20, 2017  Staff and Wire Report    Two men, Larry Darnell Bishop, 24, and Jerron Donald Harris, 29, were sentenced April 18 to life in prison,...

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Community

City Attorney files suits against ‘Crime Property’ Owners

City Attorney files suits against ‘Crime Property’ Owners

April 20, 2017  City News Service    Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday his office has filed lawsuits against the owners of six...

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Sports News

Dodgers Stadium Honors Jackie Robinson with Statue

Dodgers Stadium Honors Jackie Robinson with Statue

April 20, 2017  Amanda Scurlock  LAWT Sports Writer  The unveiling of the new Jackie Robinson statue at Dodgers Stadium brought together people who...

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Arts & Culture

Jay Pharoah says he had rocky relationship with ‘SNL’

Jay Pharoah says he had rocky relationship with ‘SNL’

April 20, 2017  By LYNN ELBER  AP Television Writer   Jay Pharoah said he had a rocky time on “Saturday Night Live” because he refused to keep...

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