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After Mass Shootings, Young LA Activists Say Gun Reforms Still Needed

| While the mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso have brought gun violence back into the national spotlight, young activists in Los Angeles talk about how gun violence remains a daily reality in some areas.

El Paso Shooting Heightens L.A. Latinos' Fears

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A former gang member says the massacre scared people in L.A. -- and could drive young Latinos to make bad decisions.

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Popular Musician Among Victims In S.F. Valley Shootings

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Carlos Zaragoza, a bass player for the Peruvian cumbia band La Chamba, was a labor activist and a passionate advocate for social justice.

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas Abortion Restrictions

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The restrictions would have required physicians performing abortions to be board certified and prevented abortions after 18 weeks or for the sole reason that the fetus has Down syndrome.

FBI Searches City Attorney, LADWP Records

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The raid stemmed from the City Attorney's handling of the LA Department of Water and Power overbilling scandal that dates back to 2013.

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22 San Fernando Valley MS-13 Members Charged With Murders, Drug Trafficking

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Federal authorities charged 22 members of a San Fernando Valley branch of the MS-13 gang with seven murders, attempted murder and drug trafficking.

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Sheriff Denies Knowledge Of 'Degrading' Strip Search

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A spokesman for Alex Villanueva said men are barred from being present during strip searches of women, and that Villanueva had no involvement in the process.

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Clarence Thomas: From 'Black Panther Type' To Supreme Court's Conservative Beacon

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The longest-serving member of the current court is also its furthest to the right, least traditional, and most controversial — and with a new conservative majority, he may be having a moment.

Fullerton Police to Release Body Cam Footage In Fatal Shooting Of 17-Year-Old

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Fullerton Police will release footage from the body worn camera of the police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Hannah Williams.

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