The death of Breonna Taylor nearly slipped into obscurity. But protesters made it a national cause celebre. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted only one of three officers, and none for shooting Taylor inside her apartment.
Wednesday evening, the decision in Louisville, Ky., not to charge police officers with the death of Breonna Taylor prompted new outrage.
Common, Kerry Washington, George Clooney, Viola Davis and others expressed anger and disbelief over Wednesday’s grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor’s case.
Lakers’ Danny Green said it was “disappointing” to hear charges had not been filed against the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor.
CALIFORNIA & THE ENVIRONMENT
California would be the first state in the nation to mandate zero-emission vehicles.
Wealthy consumers are spending big on air filtration systems for their homes as COVID-19 and wildfires rage.
Progress in fighting the Bobcat fire has been so significant that the estimated containment date has been moved up by one month, to Sept. 30.
The LAPD says its investigation into a woman’s claim that her jaw was fractured by a police projectile during this summer’s protests has turned up no police video of the shooting.
Valley Generating Station helped L.A. avoid blackouts. But it operates in one of California’s most polluted neighborhoods.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the only Democratic appointee on the high court when she joined, a lonely minority. Trump’s pick would cement a conservative majority.
The president’s comments come as he trails Joe Biden in national and swing state polls six weeks before Election Day.
In the survey, 39% of likely voters support and 36% oppose Prop. 22, which would exempt app-based companies from classifying workers as employees.
In May, the median age was 46. By July, it had dropped to 37.
San Gabriel Valley man accused of driving into Pasadena protesters is charged with illegally obtaining and transporting firearms
A Chinese fishing fleet of roughly 300 vessels has been scooping up sea life near the Galapagos Islands and is now moving south into Peruvian waters.
The Southern California median home price rose 12% in August, as people took advantage of rock-bottom interest rates amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Volkswagen, after its diesel emissions cheating scandal, goes all in on electric cars with no tailpipe emissions at all.
What started out as a way to add feminine flair to judicial robes ended up speaking volumes.
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As the federal government is cutting funding to states, municipalities like Lordsburg, N.M., are struggling with unemployment and a devastated tax base.
China’s forceful implementation of a new language policy in Inner Mongolia has drawn criticism, even from the Communist Party elite.
Western Conference Finals
The Lakers’ aspirations of moving closer to their first NBA Finals appearance in a decade suffered a setback Tuesday. Two days after winning a thriller at the buzzer, the Lakers flopped in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets. LeBron James & Co. still lead the series, but the resilient Nuggets shouldn’t be underestimated — just ask the Clippers.
Two days after pulling off one of the most memorable wins in Lakers playoff history, the team came out flat in a Game 3 loss to the Denver Nuggets.
Fire officials say the number of burned structures could rise as high as 85 as the blaze continues to grow.
Brett Hankison is charged with 3 counts of wanton endangerment in connection with the police raid on Breonna Taylor’s home in which she was killed.
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Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form video startup launched with $1.75 billion but is already looking for a buyer.
Millie Bobby Brown, Paige Brown and Harry Bradbeer talk about Netflix’s “Enola Holmes.”
‘Have we learned NOTHING from Mulan?’ filmmaker Lulu Wang tweeted after it was announced that Ron Howard is directing a Lang Lang biopic.
In the bittersweet comedy ‘On the Rocks,’ Sofia Coppola addresses the midlife stresses of being a working mother and the daughter of a bigger-than-life father.
Pac-12 Conference presidents and chancellors will vote on Thursday to decide the fate of a fall football season that’s already been twice delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chicago Bears great Gale Sayers died Wednesday at 77, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Padres third baseman Manny Machado continues to impress, even on a day the Angels ride a three-home run second inning to a second straight win at San Diego.
Joseph Laurinaitis, the WWE Hall of Famer known as Road Warrior Animal, has died. He was 60.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was remembered Wednesday at the court by grieving family, colleagues and friends.
The man helping lead efforts to develop a copper and gold mine near the headwaters of a major salmon fishery in Alaska has resigned following the release of recorded comments in which he ‘embellished’ relationships with elected and regulatory officials.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested positive for the coronavirus
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