Skid Row

(credit: Los Angeles Community Action Network)

Officers Accused Of Using Bean-Bag Rounds, Taser On Man In Wheelchair During Arrest

Authorities say they are investigating an incident involving officers who allegedly used bean bag rounds and a Taser on a homeless man in a wheelchair.

07/21/2015

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LA City Council Eases Rules For Dismantling Homeless Encampments

The Los Angeles City Council has made it easier to dismantle homeless encampments that supporters say are popping up around the city.

06/23/2015

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Teacher Choosing To Be Homeless Hopes To Teach Students A Lesson With Time On Skid Row

Thomas Rebman, a schoolteacher from Orlando, quit his job to raise awareness about the complex issue and launch a program called “Homeless and Hungry.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/18/2015

Charly Keunang was fatally shot by LAPD on March 1. He was remembered today by friends and family. (credit: CBS)

Funeral Held For Homeless Man Fatally Shot By LAPD More Than 2 Months Ago

The fatal shooting of Charly Keunang was captured on cellphone video that went viral. It occurred on March 1.

05/16/2015

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Artist Known As Skid Robot Produces Piece On Canvas To Raise Funds For Homeless

An anonymous artist whose paintings are seen throughout Skid Row is producing a piece on canvas for the first time to raise funds for the homeless.

05/15/2015

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Saving Lost Souls On Skid Row With Karaoke And Coffee

Darkness is falling on another long, depressing night in one of America’s most marginal neighborhoods.

05/12/2015

Charly Leundeu Keunang was killed in a March 1 confrontation with LAPD officers. (Photo courtesy Ventura County Sheriff's Department)

Family Of Slain Cameroonian File $20M Claim In Deadly Skid Row Shooting

The family of Charly Keunang was expected Thursday to discuss a $20 million claim against the city.

04/30/2015

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

LA City Attorney Files Lawsuit Alleging Hospital Dumped Patient On Skid Row

City Attorney Mike Feuer Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center alleging a 38-year-old mentally ill patient was dumped on Skid Row.

04/29/2015

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LA Mission Serves Thousands Of Homeless People At Annual Easter Event

The Los Angeles Mission’s annual Easter Event was underway Friday.

04/03/2015

Advocates for the homeless on LA's Skid Row say the situation has never been more dangerous or more dire. (credit: CBS)

Life On Skid Row Becoming More Dangerous, Dire For Homeless

Longtime advocates — like the people who run the Union Rescue Mission — see the situation as getting worse.

04/01/2015

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LAPD Identifies Officers Involved In Fatal Skid Row Shooting

The officers involved in a fatal shooting of a homeless man on Skid Row earlier this month have been identified as Sergeant Chand Syed and Officer Francisco Martinez, according to the LAPD.

03/19/2015

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LAPD: Nearly 20 Witnesses Cooperating In Fatal Skid Row Officer-Involved Shooting

Inspector General Alex Bustamante gave a progress report into the investigation of the March 1 shooting of Charlie Keunang at a Police Commission meeting Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2015

(credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Department)

Man Arrested After Skid Row Scuffle With TV Photographer, LAPD Officer

Three days after police fatally shot a man on Skid Row, another man was arrested in the same area Wednesday after allegedly scuffling with a Fox 11 photographer and trying to grab the weapon of an officer.

03/04/2015

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LAPD Officers Victims Of ‘Doxxing’ In Wake Of Fatal Skid Row Shooting

Someone posted their private information online, including names, addresses, and their kids’ schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2015

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U.S. Marshals: Man Killed In Skid Row Police Shooting Had Warrant Out For Arrest

Court papers obtained by CBS2 News show the shooting victim was convicted of an armed bank robbery in Thousand Oaks in 2000 and sentenced to 15 years in prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2015

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