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James Queally

James Queally writes about crime and policing in Southern California. Since coming to The Times he has also traveled to Ferguson, Mo., and Cleveland to cover large-scale protests involving police use-of-force and the 2016 election. A Brooklyn native, he came to The Times in 2014 after covering crime and police news for the Star-Ledger in New Jersey. In that time he profiled Frank Lucas, the drug kingpin who inspired the film “American Gangster,” and wrote a series of stories that revealed how the state’s largest police departments failed to solve thousands of nonfatal shootings, which led to policy changes.
2 homeless men die after DTLA attacks; detectives probe link to body found under Santa Monica Pier

Two of the homeless men who were brutally beaten in downtown Los Angeles earlier this week died of their injuries Thursday, and police are investigating whether those attacks are linked to the death of a homeless man whose pummeled body was discovered under the Santa Monica Pier.

Suge Knight could serve up to 28 years after pleading no contest in 2015 hit-and-run death

Hip-hop mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter Thursday in the 2015 killing of Terry Carter outside a Compton restaurant after a dispute related to the film "Straight Outta Compton."

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