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June 22, 2018 - 9:08 am
(KNX 1070) - A longtime civil rights icon has died. John Mack's family says he passed away Thursday night at Cedars-Sinai hospital at the age of 81. Mack was president of the Los Angeles Urban League from 1969 until 2005 - when he was named to head the city's Police Commission. During his tenure as...
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June 15, 2018 - 10:26 am
(KNX1070) - For those who live in the area, the news didn’t come as a shock. L.A.’s Chinatown has the highest risk for unhealthy air in the county. Researchers at USC analyzed levels of particulate matter – those tiny particles produced by vehicle exhaust that can get into the lungs and brain – and...
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USA Today
June 15, 2018 - 8:32 am
(KNX1070) - First Daughter Ivanka Trump will be in California Monday on the fundraising trail. Trump, who has tried to show a softer side, will be out with Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy who is among the GOP leaders in Congress. One of his key jobs is raising money for Republican candidates...
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USA Today
June 14, 2018 - 2:48 pm
(KNX1070) --The latest ICE operation in L-A and surrounding areas results in 162 Arrests. Close to 90 percent of the people picked up during the three-day sweep are convicted criminals, according to ICE officials, who insist the operation targeted "public safety threats." They include a documented...
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USA Today
June 14, 2018 - 9:04 am
KNX1070) – Los Angeles officials are dealing with a growing push back against a temporary homeless shelter that's planned in Venice. One woman who turned out for a meeting about the project tells CBS-2 she's worried that it'll cause serious problems and hurt the image of nearby neighborhoods: Mayor...
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June 13, 2018 - 4:21 pm
(KNX1070) -- Turns out... she's not in the clear yet. Further investigation will be done into a groping allegation against Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia. Assembly Rules Committee leaders asked for it. And a new investigator will be appointed. Danny Fierro, a former Garcia staffer, claims his old...
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June 13, 2018 - 12:06 pm
(KNX1070) - The alleged dumping of a homeless man by LA County Sheriff’s deputies prompts a call for more help for the mentally ill. A spokesperson for the sheriff’s department told a council committee that the deputies followed policy back in January when they offered to give a homeless man a ride...
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June 13, 2018 - 10:54 am
(KNX1070) -- Longtime LAPD veteran Michel Moore is about to become the next chief -- amid times of major controversy when it comes to officers using deadly force. The incoming chief fired his weapon in the line of duty twice in his first few years on the force. He tells KNX it'll serve as valuable...
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June 13, 2018 - 8:24 am
(KNX1070) - Los Angeles city officials start the effort today to stop a dangerous practice that is on the rise, street takeovers. KNX reporter Pete Demetriou reports: At locations like Mason Avenue and Plummer Street in Chatsworth, hundreds of people in high powered cars sometimes close an...
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June 11, 2018 - 8:23 am
(KNX1070) - Summer vacation is here and families will be flocking to Southern California beaches. But the conditions at the moment are pretty dicey especially on south facing beaches. Surfers like the big waves but they know things can get ugly out there. KNX reporter Jon Baird reports: For the...
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