Texas executes man who killed ex-wife, her brother
Written by MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press 11 September 2014
In a July 30, 2014 photo, condemned inmate Willie Trottie poses in a visiting cage outside death row at the Polunsky Unit, in Livingston, Texas. Trottie is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, Sept. 10 ... read more >>
US gives ambulances to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola
Written by CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY and KABBA KARGBO Associated Press 11 September 2014
Five ambulances that were donated by the U.S. to help combat the Ebola virus are lined up following a ceremony attended by Sierra Leone's president Ernest Bai Koroma, in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Wednesday, ... read more >>
Lawsuit filed over inmate's death in NYC cell
Written by JAKE PEARSON Associated Press 11 September 2014
Beverly Ann Griffin, the mother of Bradley Ballard, cries as her lawyer, Jonathan Abady, speaks during a news conference in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 after Griffin filed a wrongful death lawsuit ... read more >>
Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square Approved by City Council
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
  City Council President Herb Wesson has announced that the Los Angeles City Council has unanimously approved the creation of Brenda Marsh Mitchell Square at the intersection of Coliseum Street and ... read more >>
Blessed Assurance: James Clyburn Signs Books of Historical Journey
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
Photo By Troy Tieuel Generations of power and influence greet political icon in L.A. Flanked by congressional colleagues, a new generation of political novices, an educational pioneer, ... read more >>
Dr. Verna and Peter Dauterive Make Historic Gift of Love to USC
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor By Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 11 September 2014
They met in the Doheny Library on the campus of USC in the mid 40s during a time when there were very few African Americans attending the University of Southern California.  Peter was attending USC after ... read more >>
California Endowment joins Taste of Soul
Written by Kenneth Miller Assistant Managing Editor 11 September 2014
The California Endowment under the leadership of Robert (Bob) K. Ross will join the ninth annual Taste of Soul as one of its sponsors on October 18 CEO Bob Ross Continues Support of Black ... read more >>
This Week In Black History (Sept. 11 - Sept. 17)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Contributing Writer 11 September 2014
(Quincy Jones) September 11 1851- African Americans routed a band of slave catchers attempting on enslaving escaped slaves in Christiana, Pennsylvania. One white was killed and one wounded. 1965- ... read more >>
Elderly Couple Demands LAPD Pay For Damage to their Home
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
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West Basin Awarded Half a Million for Saving Energy and Water
Written by Sentinel News Service 11 September 2014
West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) was awarded $538,530 by Southern California Edison for implementing energy-efficient improvements during its most recent expansion of the Edward C. Little ... read more >>
Taylor Insurance Celebrates 1 Year of Successfully Advising Clients
Written by Troy Tieuel Sentinel Contributing Writer 10 September 2014
  Partners:  Taylor Insurance and Financial Services is run by its president, Eszylfie Taylor (left) and Senior Agent, Glenn Crawford (right). Photo By: Troy Tieuel   One of the most fundamental ... read more >>
Counterfeit Crackdown Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
Written by Sentinel News Service 09 September 2014
Board of Equalization Chairman Jerome E. Horton recently announced that BOE-sponsored legislation to counter California’s large-scale counterfeit goods suppliers is one step away from becoming law. Board ... read more >>
Tavis Smiley Brings Death of A King
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 09 September 2014
  The award-winning author latest book tells of last year in the life of Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr.   New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley will ... read more >>
Police: Death of teen whose body burned was random
Written by KEN KUSMER Associated Press 04 September 2014
This undated photo provided by her family on Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 shows teenager Dominique Allen of Indianapolis. On Tuesday, a coroner ruled the death of the 15-year-old was a homicide as the result ... read more >>
Where things stand with Detroit's bankruptcy plan
Written by Associated Press 04 September 2014
In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo protesters rally outside federal court during Detroit’s bankruptcy proceedings. Winners and losers will emerge in the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, ... read more >>
Illinois Medicaid pushes long-acting birth control
Written by Carla k. Johnson, AP Medical Writer 04 September 2014
Dr. Melissa Gilliam, chief of family planning and contraceptive research at University of Chicago Medicine, poses for a photo in her office Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Chicago. Gilliam supports Illinois ... read more >>
Expelled black students' parents sue Ohio district
Written by LISA CORNWELL Associated Press 04 September 2014
The parents of four black students who allege their children were expelled over rap music videos and targeted because of race sued a suburban school district in federal court on Tuesday September 2, ... read more >>
Free Clinic Coming to Sports Arena
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 September 2014
Wristbands for a free health care clinic coming to the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Sept. 11-14 will be handed out Sept. 7. The wristbands, the equivalent of registration, will be available starting ... read more >>
CJ’s Wings set to score at the 2014 Taste of Soul
Written by Edward Rice, III, Contributing Writer 04 September 2014
The CJ's Wings Food Truck (courtesy photo) As any Taste of Soul patron can attest, chicken is as much a staple of the event as music and family fun. Taste of Soul vendors work ... read more >>
Eyewitness Ferguson: what I saw, heard, felt, experienced
Written by Charlene Muhammad Sentinel Contributing Writer 03 September 2014
  As I write this, thousands are marching to the police station from the place where Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson shot reportedly execution-style unarmed teen Michael Brown, Jr. on August ... read more >>
Black Males Buried Too Soon
Written by Amen Oyiboke Contributing Writer 28 August 2014
Hundreds join in a march and rally along Broadway to protest the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford, who died during a confrontation with police in South Los Angeles on Thursday Aug. 14, 2014. ... read more >>
McConnell Details GOP Strategy to Derail Obama’s Last Two Years
Written by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from The Afro-American Newspaper 28 August 2014
If Republicans have their way, the last years of Barack Obama’s presidency will be a doozy. In an interview with Politico, Kentucky Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell laid out a game plan for reining ... read more >>
Q-and-A on Westerners who join the fight in Syria
Written by By AMY FORLITI Associated Press 28 August 2014
This March 23, 2008 photo provided by the Hennepin County, Minn. Sheriff's Office shows Douglas McAuthur McCain. On Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, a U.S. official said McCain, a U.S. citizen, is believed to ... read more >>
Man arraigned in wife's death; kids still missing
Written by By COREY WILLIAMS Associated Press 28 August 2014
A family member wears a shirt with the images of Alicia Fox's missing children, Kaylan and Kristian, after Erin Justice appeared during a video arraignment on murder charges in 36th District Court in ... read more >>
Congressman James Clyburn in Los Angeles for Book Signing
Written by Sentinel News Service 28 August 2014
Congressman James Clyburn (Dem. – South Carolina, 6th Congressional District)   The Honorable James Clyburn will be visiting Los Angeles on Friday, September 5, 2014 for the book signing of his ... read more >>