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...

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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
Protests continue in Los Angeles amidst Police Commission’s latest decision Written by City News Service
Donald Trump Snubs NAACP Convention, Clinton to Speak on July 18 Written by Lauren Victoria Burke
No end to Afghan war: Obama slows US withdrawal Written by JOSH LEDERMAN
Feds open civil rights investigation in Louisiana shooting Written by Mike Kunzelman and Melinda Deslatte
Family still seeks answers in inmate death after 80 days Written by Kimberlee Buck
Famed L.A. photographer Bill Jones dead at 83 Written by Staff and Wire Report

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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