LAPD Faces Lawsuit Over False Gang Reports in State Database

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department have a history of falsely labeling residents as gang members, decaying community trust in law enforcement and wrecking job prospects for Black and Latino residents fraudulently entered into a state gang database, five residents said in a federal class action lawsuit Monday.

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LA School District, Teachers Reach Deal on Better Distance Learning for Students

For yet another semester, the novel coronavirus pandemic will force students in the nation’s second largest school district to continue attending classes at home. But a deal announced Monday between Los Angeles education officials and the teachers union will enhance structured online learning for students.

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