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Officers who killed Kendrec McDade made tactical errors03/31/15
A court document states two Pasadena officers involved in the fatal police shooting of Kendrec McDade were not disciplined, despite making tactical errors during the incident.
$7M annual cost for LAPD body cameras
A spokesperson for the mayor says the money will come from federal grants, but also from the city general fund.
Street vendors anxious for city to legalize their trade
There are more than 50,000 street vendors in LA. They say their trade needs to be legalized, so that police can't cite them and confiscate their carts.
Transgender actors are in demand for TV's pilot season
Thanks to the success of "Transparent" and "Orange is The New Black," there are more transgender characters written into pilot scripts than in years past.
Why Trevor Noah is the right choice to host 'The Daily Show'
Comedy Central chose the relatively unknown South African comedian as the new host of "The Daily Show," but his lack of notoriety could be used to his benefit.
Young musicians meet Gustavo Dudamel, up close and personal
The youth orchestra from Fukushima and 15 young musicians from L.A. have a rehearsal with the L.A. Philharmonic's artistic director in Tokyo's prestigious Suntory Hall.
Indiana legislation brings controversy and Harry Reid calls it quits
Recently Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Indiana Religious Freedom and Restoration Act, a law that some claim will allow discrimination.
As nuclear deal nears, LA's Iranian community watches closely
'Mainly the word is worried,' said Siamak Kalhour, host with KIRN 670am, Radio Iran LA. 'A lot of Iranians are worried.'
SoCal artist paints '100 Not So Famous Views of LA'
In the new book "100 Not So Famous Views of L.A.," artist Barbara Thomason highlights the landmarks, bridges, parks and vistas that go beyond the usual post card images of Los Angeles.
New findings about mental health of Germanwings pilot raises questions...
In the wake of Germanwings flight 9525 crash into the French Alps, Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz’s history of ‘suicidal tendencies’ is raising questions about how pilots are mentally evaluated.
Legal experts debate Indiana ‘religious freedom’ law
Business owners in the state of Indiana can now legally deny services to same-sex couples on the grounds that it would go against their religious beliefs.
LA County Sheriff McDonnell on MEU jail proposal, body cams, Jessica’s...
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell stops by today for the first of what will be a monthly check-in with AirTalk.
White House announces major plan to fight superbugs
The White House rolled out a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria on Friday, a major effort undertaken by the Obama administration to address a growing health issue.
Tesla Model S improvements include driverless capabilities and an app...
Ever thought to yourself: “I wish my car could pick me up.” Now there’s an app for that.
PBS documentary series tackles the past, present, and future of cancer
Produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, a new three-part documentary series on cancer began on PBS last Monday.
Sure, use a treadmill desk — but you still need to exercise
Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.
A special program helps pregnant women combat depression, other mental...
The founder of the L.A. County-USC Medical Center program says untreated mental health problems can lead to preterm delivery, stillbirth and miscarriage.
Cheez Whiz helped spread processed foods. will it be squeezed out?
Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.
How Singapore became one of the richest places on Earth
The founder of modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, used both free-market principles and strong central planning to transform the tiny former British colony into an economic powerhouse.
Afghan chief executive: Leaders set aside egos to rally for nation
Abdullah Abdullah and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, once fierce political rivals, traveled together to Washington last week to undo years of hostility between their predecessor and Obama.
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