Drake to host first-ever ‘NBA Awards’ on June 26

April 27, 2017 

Associated Press 

 

Drake will host the NBA’s first-ever awards show this June.

 

The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will... Read more...

A lesson for the nation’s Education Secretary: Serve public, not private interests

April 27, 2017 

By Charlene Crowell 

 

This year’s swearing in of a new Congress and President signaled a surge of new ideas and approaches to government. However, no elected or appointed official... Read more...

Charlie Murphy remembered by fellow comedians at funeral

April 27, 2017 

By Associated Press 

 

Dave Chappelle, Cedric the Entertainer and George Lopez were among comedians who gathered to say goodbye to fellow comic Charlie Murphy, who died last week following... Read more...

State’s High Court won’t hear case of Gang Member convicted of Halloween 2010 Shooting Death of 5-Year-Old Boy

April 27, 2017 

City News Service

 

The state Supreme Court refused Wednesday to review the case of a gang member convicted of the Halloween 2010 shooting death of a 5-year-old boy who was gunned down... 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...

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News

LAPD Tentatively Settles Sexual Harassment Suit

April 27, 2017  City News Service    A female police officer and the city of Los Angeles tentatively settled her lawsuit in which she alleged she...

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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

George’s future could dictate Pacers’ offseason moves

George’s future could dictate Pacers’ offseason moves

April 27, 2017  By MICHAEL MAROT  AP Sports Writer    The questions started less than an hour after the Indiana Pacers season officially ended.   Will...

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Arts & Culture

Katherine Jackson’s Restraining Order Dismissed

Katherine Jackson’s Restraining Order Dismissed

April 27, 2017  City News Service   A judge Tuesday dismissed Katherine Jackson’s request for an extension of a restraining order against her nephew,...

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