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Top LA news: Council moves ahead with cuts to LAPD; sheriffs investigate man's hanging death; more

Top LA news: Council moves ahead with cuts to LAPD; sheriffs investigate man's hanging death; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 16, 2020.

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

335 LASD employees, 2,585 jail inmates have tested positive for COVID-19

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported Monday that 335 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 since the coronavirus pandemic began, along with 2,585 jail inmates.

Read the full story on NBC LA.

Caught on camera: Chatsworth woman goes on racist rant after damaging neighbor's car

The Los Angeles Police Department said the woman was booked on suspicion of felony vandalism, but her bail was set at $0 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and she was released the following morning.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.

LA City Council moves forward with proposed budget cuts to LAPD

The committee voted to send the proposed cuts to the full council, which will consider directing city staff to compile a report that would examine how the reductions could be made without impacting basic policing services.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.

Los Angeles authorities investigate hanging of black man ruled suicide

The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department has launched an investigation into the death of a 24-year-old black man who was found hanging from a tree in northern Los Angeles last week.

Read the full story on TheGrio.

Hundreds come out to march in Downtown Los Angeles against children in immigration detention

Several hundred people marched on Sunday to the steps of the Los Angeles City Hall for a protest against ICE enforcement.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.


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