LAPD Releases Security Camera Video in Fatal Police Shooting
In Los Angeles, Black Lives Matter activists are rejecting the LAPD's assertion that officers fatally shot an 18-year-old man in South L.A. over the weekend only after he turned toward them with a gun. The rejection comes despite security camera video showing the youth carrying a gun in the moments before the confrontation. Police released the video shortly before the police commission meeting that attracted dozens of protesters.
White House Pushes for More Firefighting Funds
The U.S. Forest Service says 2016 was the second-costliest firefighting year in U.S. history. The final tab: $1.6 billion. Only last year was more expensive. White House Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan says Congress hasn't given the U.S. Forest Service enough firefighting funds.
Showhorses vs. Workhorses: What Makes an Effective U.S. Senator?
Wednesday night's U.S. Senate debate in Los Angeles will be the last chance to see Attorney General Kamala Harris and Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez face off against each other. It might help voters decide which they think is best to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer. And that got us thinking, what does it take to be a good U.S. senator anyway?