Activists who are marching for labor and immigrant rights in U.S. cities on Friday will broaden their message to direct attention toward police brutality as tensions simmer in communities across the nation.
Hundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.
Police said those arrested were disrupting the parade and had been repeatedly warned to return to the sidewalk. Four were arrested for violating city ordinances.
An autopsy report on the death of Ezell Ford, who was killed by two Los Angeles police officers in August, shows he was shot three times, twice fatally.
Residents in the Melrose District Sunday protested what they’re calling mega-mansions in Los Angeles.
Protests over police killings in Missouri and New York were expected Monday in Hollywood in what activists say could be the first in a series of demonstrations planned this week.
Witnesses said the people who were struck were taking part in a protest against police brutality.
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.
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.”
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.
Leaders of the black community in Los Angeles called for calm Monday night amidst widespread reaction to the verdict out of Ferguson, Missouri.
Students at UCLA joined in protests at other university campuses Monday statewide following the announcement by UC officials of potentially hefty tuition increases.
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.
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.
Officials are dealing with more protests in Murrieta Friday as activists await a group of undocumented immigrants scheduled to arrive from Texas.