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WeHo political donor indicted over drug deaths

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Prominent political donor Ed Buck was indicted by a federal grand jury Oct. 2 in connection with two drug overdose deaths in his local apartment in July 2017 and January of this year. The indictment returned in U.S. District Court charged Buck with distributing methamphetamine resulting in the deaths of Timothy Dean Read More…

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LAPD most frequently searches blacks, Latinos

LOS ANGELES — Some members of the Los Angeles Police Commission say the LAPD may need to review some of its policing strategies in light of a report that officers more frequently search black and Latino people during traffic stops than white people. “It’s important that … we acknowledge the role that policing has played Read More…

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County officials report first death caused by vaping

LOS ANGELES — County public health officials announced Sept. 6 the county’s first known death of a person stemming from the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping — the fourth such death nationwide. Dr. Muntu Davis, the county’s health officer, said the patient was an “older adult who had chronic underlying health conditions,” but vaping is Read More…