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LAPD: 183 Arrested In Overnight Protests Downtown

The LAPD said 183 demonstrators were arrested early Wednesday for disorderly conduct after downtown protests over the Mike Brown grand jury decision threatened public safety.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12 hours ago

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Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Not To Indict Officer Hits Home For Many

Despite the distance, many in Los Angeles say the decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager is “personal.”

11/25/2014

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Ferguson Demonstrators Briefly Shut 110 Freeway After Night Of Peaceful Protests In L.A.

A large group of protesters briefly shut a major thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles late Monday evening following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old teenager.

11/25/2014

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Black LA Community Leaders Urge Peace, Federal Action After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Leaders of the black community in Los Angeles called for calm Monday night amidst widespread reaction to the verdict out of Ferguson, Missouri.

11/24/2014

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UCLA Students Rally Against Tuition Hikes

Students at UCLA joined in protests at other university campuses Monday statewide following the announcement by UC officials of potentially hefty tuition increases.

11/24/2014

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Local Civic, Religious Leaders Call For Calm In Preparation Of Grand Jury Decision On Ferguson Shooting

Civic and religious leaders in Southern California are calling for calm as a decision on whether to prosecute the police officer who killed Michael Brown is announced.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/22/2014

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Anaheim Police Officers To Wear Body Cameras Starting Next Spring

The city council Tuesday night voted unanimously in support of the $1.1 million investment, manning the department with 250 body cameras. KCAL9’s Stacey Butler reports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/09/2014

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Protesters Clash While Awaiting 2nd Wave Of Immigrants In Murrieta

Officials are dealing with more protests in Murrieta Friday as activists await a group of undocumented immigrants scheduled to arrive from Texas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2014

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Instructor Believes He Was Placed In ‘Teacher Jail’ Because Of Students’ Science Fair Projects

An instructor at a downtown Los Angeles school believes he was placed in “teacher jail” because of two student-submitted science fair projects.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Woman Says Grandson Was Suspended For Protesting Inglewood School District’s Spending

A woman said her grandson was suspended last week for protesting that the Inglewood Unified School District spent tens of thousands of dollars on a retreat for its employees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2014

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West Covina Man With Rare Growth Condition Overcomes Physical Challenges To Help Others

A West Covina man with an extremely rare growth condition is overcoming his physical challenges to help others.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Black Business Leaders Call For Hiring Boost To Stem Protests

Leaders of the black business community in Los Angeles called on local businesses Thursday to hire more black youth to help quell the threat of further protests over the George Zimmerman verdict.

07/18/2013

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Garcetti: Zimmerman Verdict ‘Will Not Ignite This City’

Mayor Eric Garcetti called on South Los Angeles protesters Tuesday to remain peaceful following the George Zimmerman verdict.

07/16/2013

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14 Arrested In Crenshaw Protests Following Zimmerman Verdict

Los Angeles police issued a citywide tactical alert Monday evening and 14 people were arrested as residents took to the streets for a third day in Los Angeles to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/15/2013

Protesters have closed the 10 Freeway in Crenshaw. (credit: Dave Greer)

Anti-Zimmerman Demonstrators Disrupt Traffic On 10 Freeway, Crenshaw Boulevard

Crowds of anti-Zimmerman protesters shut down part of the SB 10 Freeway in Crenshaw Sunday evening.

07/14/2013

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