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  • City councilman in Louisiana arrested for election fraud

    01/15/2021 7:09:11 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    KTBS.com ^ | 1/7/2021
    BATON ROUGE, La – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin Thursday morning announced their offices have arrested an Amite City Councilman on eight counts of election fraud. Emanuel Zanders, III is accused of submitting voter registration applications that are known by the person to be materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent. At a news conference in Baton Rouge, both Attorney General Landry and Secretary Ardoin expressed the importance of election integrity through free and fair elections. They stressed that every legal voter gets one legal vote and no more: one man, one vote. “Anything other than...
  • LA DA George Gascon slams victim’s family as they protest sentencing plan

    12/19/2020 5:58:50 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 57 replies
    NY Post ^ | 19 Dec 2020 | Mary Kay Linge
    Los Angeles’ controversial new district attorney told the family of a murder victim they should “keep their mouth shut” — unwittingly, he later said — as they protested his office’s kid-gloves handling of the accused killers. “It’s unfortunate that some people do not have enough education to keep their mouth shut for a moment so we can talk,” George Gascon said in a video obtained by FOX 11 Los Angeles. “My son can never speak again because he was murdered,” shouts a woman identified as the mother of Joshua Rodriguez, who was kidnapped and killed in 2015. “My son matters!”...
  • BLM doesn't want Biden to consider LA mayor to join administration

    12/16/2020 6:19:22 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 12/15/2020 | Bradford Betz
    Black Lives Matter supporters on Tuesday protested for the 22nd consecutive day outside the residence of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to demand that his name be dropped from consideration for a Cabinet pick within Joe Biden’s administration.
  • L.A. County health officials announce 3-week stay-at-home order banning most gatherings set to take effect on Monday

    11/27/2020 6:21:56 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 45 replies
    ktla ^ | 11/27/2020 | Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime, Gene Kang
    The temporary order will be in place for three weeks through Dec. 20 and will allow essential and emergency workers, and those securing or providing essential and permitted services, to leave their homes, the county said in a news release. On Nov. 17, Los Angeles County established thresholds for additional actions if the five-day average of cases reach 4,500 or more or hospitalizations are more than 2,000 per day. Currently, the five-day average of new coronavirus cases is 4,751. On Friday health officials reported 24 new COVID-19 deaths and 4,544 new cases. Health officials said because cases remain at “alarming...
  • LA County sheriff: Deputies won't enforce Newsom's stay-at-home order

    12/04/2020 3:09:14 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12.04.2020 | Louis Casiano
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva will not instruct his deputies to enforce a new statewide stay-at-home order announced Thursday that could force businesses to temporarily shut down as coronavirus cases continue to soar. "I want to stay away from business [sic] that are trying to comply, they bent over backwards to modify their operations to conform to these orders and then they have the rug yanked out from under them, that's a disservice, I don't want to make them more miserable," he told Fox affiliate, KTTV-TV, according to a tweet. LinkUnder Gov. Gavin Newsom's order, many businesses and activities...
  • Former Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office Employee and Local Woman Charged in a Bribery Scheme

    11/29/2020 3:16:48 PM PST · by ransomnote · 2 replies
    justice.gov ^ | November 24, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana
    NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that SONJA DYSON EVANS, 58, of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, and SHAWANDA DOVE, 51, of Amite, Louisiana were charged on November 23, 2020, in a bill of information with one count of violating 18 U.S.C. §§ 1952(a)(3) and 2, use of an interstate facility with intent to carry on unlawful activity.According to the bill of information, at the time of the offense, EVANS was employed by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office as a Criminal Records Division Supervisor. From January 2016 through January 2017, both EVANS and DOVE used cell phones to...
  • Police seeking shooter after robber, retail employee killed on Sherwood Forest Boulevard

    11/25/2020 3:55:44 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    The Advocate ^ | 20 November, 2020 | Staff
    A Baton Rouge Police identified the two people shot and killed on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard Friday afternoon — one a robber and the other a retail employee. The shooting was reported around noon Friday at the address of a business in the 2600 block of South Sherwood Forest Boulevard near where it crosses Interstate 12. Police said that Timothy McCoy, 28, robbed and shot Wise Communications employee, Mahmod Khalaf, 48, according to spokesperson Sgt. L'Jean McKneely Jr. McKneely said detectives believe a third person witnessed the incident and shot McCoy as he left the business. That person then ran...
  • LA Times Blames Seven COVID Deaths On Small Maine Wedding That Victims Did Not Attend

    11/13/2020 8:49:47 AM PST · by george76 · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | NOVEMBER 13, 2020 | Jordan Davidson
    The Los Angeles Times featured a story on Thursday about a wedding in Maine, which the CDC believes “likely” caused a COVID-19 outbreak, to argue that people should reconsider their small holiday gatherings. “If you want to know why public health officials are so nervous about how much worse the COVID-19 pandemic will get as the holiday season unfolds, consider what happened after a single, smallish wedding reception that took place this summer in rural Maine,” the article states. The LA Times claims that while only 55 people were actually at the reception, one guest reportedly spread the virus before...
  • Louisiana Congressman calls Trump: "Stay strong and keep fighting, sir!"

    11/07/2020 12:59:10 PM PST · by RandFan · 6 replies
    Twitter ^ | Nov 7 | Rep. Mike Johnson
    @RepMikeJohnson I have just called President Trump to say this: "Stay strong and keep fighting, sir! The nation is depending upon your resolve. We must exhaust every available legal remedy to restore Americans' trust in the fairness of our election system."
  • L.A. D.A. Race: Incumbent Jackie Lacey Concedes To George Gascon In Hard-Fought Election

    11/06/2020 5:47:00 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 27 replies
    Deadline ^ | 11/6/2020 | Dominic Patten
    George Gascon, Jackie Lacey UPDATE, 11:19 AM: After a hard fought election and eight years in office, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey has just conceded to George Gascón. Noting the ” contentious fight” and fighting back tears, the first African-American woman elected to the powerful prosecution office recognized that the votes simply weren’t there for her. “In fighting to stay in office we faced a tsunami of money,” a clearly angry Lacey made a point of noting. The likes of Netflix’s co-CEO and others boosted Gascón with a war chest of $5 million greater than Lacey, who...
  • LA Mayor Eric Garcetti Is In Such Hot Water That Even the Biden Campaign Is Distancing Themselves

    10/25/2020 11:45:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/25/2020 | Beth Baumann
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's (D) has come under fire for allegedly turning a blind eye to one of his top aide's sexual misconduct and harassment. Rick Jacobs, the mayor's deputy chief of staff, has been accused sexual assault and harassment. LAPD officer Matthew Garza, who has been on the force for 23 years and served on Garcetti's security detail, filed a lawsuit against the city earlier this week, accusing Jacobs of harassment. He said "Garcetti had witnessed the assault and harassment and did nothing to stop it, nor hold Jacobs accountable," Yashar Ali reported.According to Ali, he had personal experience...
  • Police chief predicts L.A. will top 300 homicides this year, the first time since 2009

    10/22/2020 6:53:08 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 6 replies
    LA Times ^ | 10 22 2020 | Kevin Rector
    Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore predicted Tuesday that the city will see more than 300 homicides this year — a level not reached in L.A. in more than a decade. Moore said there had been 266 homicides in the city as of Saturday, representing a nearly 25% increase over the same period last year and surpassing the total number of homicides in all of 2019, when there were 253 killings in the city, and 2018, when there were 260 total killings. Speaking during a virtual meeting of the Police Commission, Moore called the pace of violence in 2020 a...
  • BLM organizers file civil lawsuit against Los Angeles DA Jackie Lacey and her husband after he pointed a gun at protesters outside their family home

    10/21/2020 7:40:14 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 20 October 2020 | SNEJANA FARBEROV
    Organizers of the Black Lives Matter movement are suing Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey and her husband in connection to an incident in which the prosecutor's spouse pointed a gun at protesters picketing their home.
  • LA City Council approves plan to add unarmed crisis response team to police for nonviolent 911 calls

    10/14/2020 1:45:23 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 14, 2020 | Michael Ruiz
    The Los Angeles City Council approved a plan Wednesday to add an unarmed crisis response team to the police department, according to local reports. The council, which voted 14-0, will seek proposals from nonprofit organizations with ideas for pilot programs, Fox LA reported. The city also will “seek recommendations from relevant departments” on how to add new city employees who will respond to nonviolent calls that currently go to police, according to a press release. The new workers would provide mental health, substance abuse and welfare check services.
  • Exclusive – ‘Mansion Maxine’: Joe Collins Launches Ad Ripping Maxine Waters for Not Living in Her District

    10/11/2020 12:30:56 PM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 10 Oct 2020 | ASHLEY OLIVER
    Republican Joe Collins, a Navy veteran challenging Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters in California’s 43rd Congressional District, launched a campaign ad Saturday blasting the congresswoman for residing outside the district she represents while her constituents “suffer the consequences” of her policies. “Maxine does not live in her district. But I do. I was born right here in South L.A., in a place Maxine refuses to live,” Collins says in the ad. “Maxine Waters does not drink our water. She does not breathe our air. And while she sits here in her mansion, our district is in ruins.” ... Do you know...
  • L.A. Ordered to Pay NRA Six Figures After Losing First Amendment Case

    10/03/2020 9:37:23 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 19 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | Oct 1 2020 | Stephen Gutowski
    A federal court ordered Los Angeles to hand over more than $100,000 to the National Rifle Association after ruling that the city had violated the gun-rights group's First Amendment rights. Federal district court judge Stephen Wilson struck down a city ordinance aimed at punishing prospective contractors with ties to the NRA as an infringement on the right to free speech and association. On Tuesday, he ordered city officials to pay for the Second Amendment group's attorney fees, which totaled nearly $150,000. "Even though the Ordinance only forces disclosure of activity that may not be expressive, the clear purpose of the...
  • Judge Orders LA to Pay NRA over $100,000 After 1st Amendment Ruling

    10/02/2020 11:29:02 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 02 2020 | AWR HAWKINS
    Federal district court judge Stephen Wilson ordered the city of Los Angeles to pay the NRA’s lawyer fees of approximately $150,000, just months after he ruled a city ordinance violated the NRA’s First Amendment rights. Wilson ruled on the First Amendment violation on December 11, 2019, in National Rifle Association of America et al v. City of Los Angeles, which was heard in the United States District Court for the Central District of California. The case centered on City Ordinance 18600, which required “a perspective contractor of the City to disclose all contracts with or sponsorship of the National Rifle...
  • Rioting in Hollywood California

    09/24/2020 10:01:41 PM PDT · by Pajamajan · 92 replies
    Rioting in Hollywood.
  • ‘Sunday Night Football’ Season Debut Ratings Fall From 2019 As LA Rams Score Hometown Win Over Cowboys

    09/14/2020 8:42:26 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 70 replies
    Deadline ^ | September 14, 2020 | Dominic Patten
    SoFi Stadium was devoid of fans on last night’s Sunday Night Football due to the coronavirus pandemic, but full of victory for hometown heroes the Los Angeles Rams. Sadly that winning feeling wasn’t reflected in the ratings for NBC and the NFL. The team’s first game at their new $5 billion digs saw the Rams take down the Dallas Cowboys 20-17 in a grinding battle. It was also a game that saw Rams’ running back Malcolm Brown score two touchdowns and nail a career topping 79 yards. Fighting right to the end against that wall of the Rams’ defense in...
  • BREAKING: 2 Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies shot in ambush

    09/12/2020 10:51:37 PM PDT · by RandFan · 39 replies
    Twitter ^ | Sep 13 | Breaking 911
    Breaking9112 Los Angeles sheriff’s deputies shot in ambush while sitting in their patrol car in Compton; the deputies, a male & female, were both struck multiple times & are fighting for their lives