Sunday October 13, 2019
| Last update: Friday at 9:15 AM
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 8/26/19
On August 23, over 70 people, including the family of Paul Rea, gathered for a memorial. 18-year-old Rea was shot and killed by East Los Angeles Sheriffs on June 27, after a minor traffic infraction.
BY Avery Raimondo | Los Angeles, CA | 4/23/19
An LA jury took less than 24 hours to reject the wrongful death claims of a man killed by LAPD.
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BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 4/02/19
Several families of young Chicano men killed by the LAPD joined a militant protest in front of the LAPD headquarters, March 30.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/14/19
Chanting, “Say his name! Christian Escobedo!” and “If we don’t get no justice, then they don’t get no peace! No justice! No peace! No trigger-happy police!” on January 12 over 60 neighbors, family members, friends and allies gathered on Galena Street and Amethyst Street – where Escobedo was shot and killed.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 11/26/18
In an outrageous decision, the jury sided with two-time killer and Los Angeles Police Department officer Eden Medina.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 11/19/18
Los Angeles, CA - The civil trial by Jesse Romero's parents against LAPD officer Eden Medina and the City of Los Angeles started at the U.S. Courthouse on November 13. After five days of dramatic testimony and police video recordings, as of mid-day November 19, the jury has reported they are not agreeing yet on a decision. It appears the jury is split and the judge has asked them to continue deliberating.
BY Marisol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 2/19/18
Over 50 angry people protested in front of the Los Angeles Police Department Boyle Heights Hollenbeck police station, Feb. 17.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 7/17/17
Over 75 people united the evening of July 14, to demand the jailing of the killer cops who murder Chicanos and Latinos in Boyle Heights, a community in Los Angeles.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 3/25/17
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) just claimed their first Boyle Heights victim of 2017. A 36-year-old Chicano named Fred Barragan from the Boyle Heights neighborhood was killed by cops on March 25. Per local news reports, gunshots were heard around midnight. LAPD reports to the press that they saw Barragan run and an attempted to stop Barragan, leading to his killing. A witness disputes the LAPD version of events.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 8/12/16
On the evening of Aug. 10, hundreds gathered in the heart of Boyle Heights at Breed Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue, demanding justice for Jesse Romero.
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