Man arrested in ex-NFL player’s death; sheriff defends probe

December 08, 2016 

By REBECCA SANTANA and BILL FULLER 

The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a manslaughter charge as a sheriff angrily defended... Read more...

December deadline to have health coverage locked in for Jan. 1 is around the corner; Covered California agents say the time is now to get coverage for 2017

December 08, 2016 

LAWT News Service 

The political environment may be changing, but the health coverage realities for many people have not.

 

That is the message Covered California... Read more...

Educating Young Minds; Educational non-profit continues to excel students to excellence through presidential administrations, core values and parental help.

December 08, 2016 

By Niele Anderson 

Contributing Writer 

Supplemental Education Ser­vices was a huge component of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002  under the Bush Administration, in 2015 President... Read more...

Iconic comedian Michael Colyar brings his funny to radio

December 08, 2016 

By Kimberlee Buck 

Contributing Writer 

Legendary comedian, actor, author, and motivational speaker Michael Colyar has been in the game for a number of years. Just when fans thought... Read more...

Victory for Standing Rock Sioux

December 08, 2016 

By Charlene Muhammad 

Contributor Writer 

Some 10,000 water protectors in camps at Standing Rock, North Dakota and supporters worldwide claimed a victory after Pres. Barack Obama... Read more...

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'Mystery man' defense in 'Grim Sleeper' case gets DA's scorn Written by BRIAN MELLEY
Jury convicts two men in Christmas Day shooting of Victor McClinton Written by Danny J. Bakewell, Jr.
Stop The Presses: Few Endorsements Making Headlines In Black Newspapers Written by Erick Johnson
Funeral services pending for former LAPD Chief Willie Williams; Williams was the first black chief of the Los Angeles Police Department in the aftermath of the 1992 L.A. Riots Written by City News Service
A decade later, cops plead guilty in Katrina bridge shooting Written by Associated Press
Hamilton stays on $10 bill; Tubman goes on $20 Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Alleged Charleston church shooter trial delayed until 2017 Written by BRUCE SMITH
Bank of America supports local legend and national icon, Jackie Robinson; Danny Bakewell, Sr. selected to honor Robinson Legacy Written by Special to the LAWT
Family still looking for answers while burying woman who died in police custody Written by Jennifer Bihm
L.A. Watts Times Executive Publisher Danny Bakewell, Sr. chosen to throw 1st Pitch @ Dodgers game honoring Jackie Robinson Written by Dr. Valerie Wardlaw
L.A. Sentinel, L.A. Watts Times endorse Hahn for Supervisor Written by Staff and Wire Report
Racially biased code words used in NY housing case Written by LARRY NEUMEISTER
LAX security increased after Brussels attacks Written by City News Service
Ferguson City Council votes to accept DOJ reform deal Written by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER
Obama nominates Garland to high court, challenging GOP Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY
Possible Supreme Court pick would make history in many ways Written by Jessica Gresko
AG Lynch says she’s not interested in Supreme Court vacancy Written by LAWT News Service
Feds won’t charge NYC officer who killed unarmed teen Written by Jennifer Peltz and Michael Balsamo
Ferguson mayor: With costs clarified, DOJ agreement near Written by Jim Salter
AG Harris launches criminal investigation into Sheriff’s Department for Mitrice Richardson case Written by Staff and Wire Report
Guilty plea ends case of 2 slain Virginia college students Written by LARRY O'DELL
Harris wins California Democratic Party endorsement Written by Staff and Wire Report
Baltimore library chief tapped to lead Library of Congress Written by BEN NUCKOLS
As drought hammers countryside, many in Haiti go hungry Written by DAVID McFADDEN
Hall introduces legislation to create wage equality law Written by LAWT News Service
California’s attorney general: No interest in Supreme Court Written by Associated Press
City Council approves $1.87 billion homeless plan Written by Elizabeth Hsing-Huei Chou
Manhunt underway for baby killers Written by City News Service
Panel: LAPD justified in death of homeless black man Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS
Oldest death row inmate in Georgia, age 72, is executed Written by KATE BRUMBACK

News

White House ‘Roundtable on Diversity, Youth, and the Outdoors’ to Include Compton Mayor Aja Brown

White House ‘Roundtable on Diversity, Youth, and the Outdoors’ to Include Compton Mayor Aja Brown

December 08, 2016  LAWT News Service  Compton and Alaska Native youth leaders will join Compton Mayor Aja Brown and the First Lady of Washington State,...

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Community

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas assumes Board chairmanship

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas assumes Board chairmanship

December 08, 2016  LAWT News Service  Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thom­as on Tuesday December 6 became the chairman of the Board of Supervisors, expressing...

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Sports News

Serra Honors Legacy of Late Basketball Coach Dwan Hurt

Serra Honors Legacy of Late Basketball Coach Dwan Hurt

December 01, 2016  By Amanda Scurlock  Sports Writer  Serra High School basketball coach and dean of students Dwan Hurt passed away on Friday November...

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Arts & Culture

Chaney Shares Keys to Releasing Power of God in Your Life; His new book, “Your Miraculous Potential,” explains how to hear and understand God’s voice

Chaney Shares Keys to Releasing Power of God in Your Life; His new book, “Your Miraculous Potential,” explains how to hear and understand God’s voice

December 08, 2016  By Cora Jackson-Fossett  Contributing Writer If your walk with Christ needs a boost or direction, the new book by the Rev. Wayne...

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