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City offers assistance for victims of explosion

By Sue Favor Contributing Writer SOUTH LOS ANGELES — Victims of an explosion that rocked a South Los Angeles neighborhood June 30 can now receive assistance...

UCLA doctor quits task force saying city won’t accept facts

By Janice Hayes Kyser Contributing Writer MANHATTAN BEACH — A member of the Bruce’s Beach Task Force, a group of residents tasked with researching and presenting...

Ed Buck convicted in deaths of two Black men

Jury deliberates only 4 ½ hours before verdict Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Community activists and friends and relatives of the victims celebrated the...

Jury deliberations to begin July 27 in Ed Buck trial

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — Jury deliberations are expected to begin July 27 in the federal trial of former political donor Ed Buck, who...

Prosecution begins winding down case against Ed Buck

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A man who said he lived with Ed Buck for five weeks alleged July 22 that the former political...

State to investigate LAPD Hollywood shooting

Wave Staff and Wire Reports HOLLYWOOD — A man who was fatally shot by police in Hollywood July 15 was carrying a metallic butane lighter...

Waters calls for federal probe of sheriff’s ‘gangs’

Wave Staff and Wire Reports WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters is calling for a federal probe into the reported existence of an alleged gang...

$1 million fund created for victims of explosion

Councilman launches an emergency fund for victims of blast Wave Wire Services SOUTH LOS ANGELES — City Councilman Curren Price announced a $1 million emergency fund...

Witness describes ‘party and play’ sessions with Buck

Wave Wire Services LOS ANGELES — A self-described crystal methamphetamine addict told a Los Angeles federal jury July 20 that he “felt death” creeping up...

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