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Richard Winton

Richard Winton is a crime writer for the Los Angeles Times and part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2011. Known as @lacrimes on Twitter, during 20 years at The Times he also has been part of the breaking news staff that won Pulitzers in 1998 and 2004. He won the ASNE Deadline News award in 2006. A native of England, after getting degrees from University of Kent at Canterbury and University of Wisconsin-Madison, he began covering politics but chose a life of crime because it was less dirty.
Son of L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson says he's repaid the LAPD for his wedding security

The son of Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson said Monday he and his wife have reimbursed the city for $2,768 in security services provided at their wedding last year.

LAPD sent 5 officers to provide security for the wedding of Wesson's son

Taxpayers paid $2,768 to have the LAPD to provide security at the September 2017 wedding of Justin Wesson, son of council President Herb Wesson.

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