Patt Morrison for April 11, 2012

What action, if any, should be taken by the school board and the community before Mike Rios is either found innocent or guilty of the crimes he is accused of?
Rioters destroy an iron gate from a store in downt
Looting, assault, arson and murder. Property damages of over $1 billion, thousands of injuries, and 53 people dead.
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck

Ask the Chief

As we approach the twentieth anniversary of the L.A. Riots, the Los Angeles Police Department, for the first time in history, is disciplining one of its own officers for engaging in racial or ethnic profiling.

True crime in the city of angels in “L.A. ‘56”

Journalist Joel Engel’s newest true crime tale, “L.A. ’56,” tells the story of Todd Roark, an African American L.A.P.D. officer jailed in 1956 for rapes he did not commit, and Danny Galindo, one of the first Mexican detectives in the Los Angeles Police Department.
George Zimmerman 2005 Booking Photo

Charges and arrest expected in Trayvon Martin case

George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old man who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, will be charged in the 17-year-old’s death, a law enforcement official said today.
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