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Top LA news: Review ordered after black man found hanging in Palmdale; homelessness spikes; more

Top LA news: Review ordered after black man found hanging in Palmdale; homelessness spikes; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 15, 2020.

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

3 suspects arrested after shooting at CHP officers on I-880 in Hayward

The shots were fired Sunday from a black Mercedes Sprinter van heading south near the Lewelling Boulevard offramp on Interstate 880 by the I-238 flyover, but neither officer was hit.

Read the full story on KTVU Fox 2.

Supervisor asks attorney general to review death of black man found hanging in Palmdale

Thousands of protesters gathered in Palmdale on Saturday to mourn 24-year-old Robert Fuller, whose death has sparked alarm in the Antelope Valley as investigators try to determine whether it was suicide or if foul play was involved.

Read the full story on LA Times.

Before pandemic, homelessness jumped 13% in LA County, 14% in the city

Despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent to curb homelessness, the number of people without a home in Los Angeles grew for the fifth time in the past six years, officials announced Friday.

Read the full story on Los Angeles Times.

‘SNL’ comedian Jay Pharoah wrongfully detained in April; LAPD investigates

An investigation was underway Saturday morning into the detainment of former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and comedian Jay Pharoah by Los Angeles police in Tarzana.  The comedian said officers told him he fit the description of a suspect wanted for a crime in the area.

Read the full story on NBC 7 San Diego.

Man jumps to his death during Hollywood fIre

A man in his late 60s jumped to his death Sunday while trying to escape a fire in a two-story garden-style apartment building in Hollywood.

Read the full story on Patch Los Angeles.


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