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Top LA news: Coronavirus deaths spike in county; family says man killed by deputy was not armed

Top LA news: Coronavirus deaths spike in county; family says man killed by deputy was not armed
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By Hoodline - Published on June 22, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Los Angeles.

Lawsuit claims 150 cannery workers forced into hotel quarantine without pay

About 150 seasonal workers hired by a salmon cannery in Alaska are being forced to quarantine without pay at a hotel in Los Angeles after three of them tested positive for the coronavirus, a lawsuit claims.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Coronavirus deaths spike in Los Angeles County

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed 2,056 new cases of COVID-19 and reported 48 new deaths on Saturday.

Read the full story on Fox 11 Los Angeles.

Family of man shot, killed by sheriff's deputy in Gardena disputes claim he was armed

A Los Angeles area family is disputing statements from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department following the LASD's deadly shooting of 18-year-old Andres Guardado.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.

Rep. Schiff drops endorsement of LA County District Attorney Jackie Lacey

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of Burbank announced on Saturday that he no longer endorses Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey in her bid for a third term in November. Activists have targeted Lacey, who is African American, for not prosecuting more police officers for misconduct.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.

Lakers owner shares racist letter sent to her on Instagram

In an Instagram post on Friday, Los Angeles Lakers owner Jeanie Buss shared a racist letter sent to her by a fan.

Read the full story on ABC7.


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