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Use-of-force experts analyze video, charges, timeline of Chicago police shooting

Use-of-force experts analyze video, charges, timeline of Chicago police shooting
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Demonstrators march through downtown following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. ; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images Use-of-force experts analyze video, charges, timeline of Chicago police shooting Yesterday, first degree murder charges were announced against a Chicago police […]

Secrets to longevity focus of new Nat Geo Channel ‘Breakthrough’ documentary

Secrets to longevity focus of new Nat Geo Channel ‘Breakthrough’ documentary

Maria Schoedel (L), sitting next to Hans Walter shows her delight after attending a Nintendo Wii bowling match at the Malhaelden seniors home.; Credit: Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images A new National Geographic documentary on aging, directed by Ron Howard, might have come too late for aching baby boomers. In “Breakthrough: The Age of Aging” episode premiering […]

Dodgers name Dave Roberts new manager

Dodgers name Dave Roberts new manager

Dave Roberts #10 of the San Francisco Giants looks on during batting practice before taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on July 31, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images The Dodgers have confirmed that Dave Roberts has been named the team’s manager, succeeding Don Mattingly. Roberts is currently a […]

Dodgers name Dave Roberts new manager

Dodgers name Dave Roberts new manager

Dave Roberts #10 of the San Francisco Giants looks on during batting practice before taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on July 31, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images The Dodgers have confirmed that Dave Roberts has been named the team’s manager, succeeding Don Mattingly. Roberts is currently a […]

As hostages are rescued, Mali situation remains unresolved

As hostages are rescued, Mali situation remains unresolved

Malian security forces evacuate a man from an area surrounding the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako on November 20, 2015. ; Credit: HABIBOU KOUYATE/AFP/Getty Images Al-Mourabitoun, a militant jihadist group affiliated with al-Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for the attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali today. The number of fatalities varies from source to […]

AT30: The future of downtown Los Angeles

AT30: The future of downtown Los Angeles

Larry Mantle and panelists at AT30: The Future of Downtown Los Angeles.; Credit: Bill Youngblood/SCPR The revitalization of downtown Los Angeles has been a long time in the making. Just a decade ago, it wouldn’t be a stretch to describe the titular center of the city as a ghost town – a place where office […]

Leading intelligence expert on the shape of warfare to come

Leading intelligence expert on the shape of warfare to come

“The Future of Land Warfare” by Michael O’Hanlon; Credit: Christopher Paul After the Paris attacks, President Obama vowed to intensified the country’s fight against ISIS, but said he won’t increase the number of troops on the ground in Iraq and Syria. The President’s statement is in keeping with what the country has been doing militarily, […]

Reason Foundation unveils ‘car-first’ solution to LA gridlock

Reason Foundation unveils ‘car-first’ solution to LA gridlock

A proposal from the libertarian Reason Foundation would bring more High Occupancy Toll lanes like the ones on the I-10 to Southern California.; Credit: Photo by Matt’ Johnson via Flickr Creative Commons Foundation released a plan Tuesday that aims to ease congestion in Southern California by constructing a network of toll road tunnels and expanding […]

Officer Involved: District attorneys on why officer-involved shootings are so tough to prosecute

Officer Involved: District attorneys on why officer-involved shootings are so tough to prosecute

Richard Lewis of the Santa Monica Police Department speaks to the media during a press conference on June 7, 2015 after a shooting on the Santa Monica College campus. Police shot and killed the gunman.; Credit: Maya Sugarman/KPCC In September of 2000, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced it would bring criminal charges […]

Should Muslims feel pressured to speak out about terrorism?

Should Muslims feel pressured to speak out about terrorism?

A young Muslim woman squats outside the French Embassy among candles, messages and flowers left by mourners commemorating the victims of last Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. ; Credit: Carsten Koall/Getty Images Muslim communities around the world have come out over the weekend to condemn the attacks in Paris. Here in Southern California, the Islamic […]