Your Source for LAWest News, People, Places and Things to Do

Top Menu

Tag Archives | Africa

ICE releases information about man shot on Skid Row

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The man fatally shot by Los Angeles police on Skid Row was a Cameroon national and convicted robber who was supposed to be deported, but was released from custody when Cameroon officials failed to cooperate with the deportation effort, federal authorities said today. According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a […]

Continue Reading 0

Chief Beck speaks out about Skid Row death

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said today a homeless man who was fatally shot by police on Skid Row was violently struggling with police and grabbing at one officer’s holstered pistol, prompting the shooting. Beck also said officers who approached the man, identified only as “Africa,” acted “compassionately” toward […]

Continue Reading 0

Justice Department enters Malibu real estate market

MALIBU (CNS) - One of the largest mansions in Malibu will be sold and most of the proceeds given to charity under an agreement reached by the federal Justice Department and the African government official who owned it, it was reported today.   The second vice president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Nguema Obiang, is also […]

Continue Reading 0

International Crime Activity Growing in California

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - California is the top target for international criminal gangs operating from Eastern Europe, Africa and China, according to a report released in Los Angeles today. “Gangs Beyond Borders: California and the Fight Against Transnational Organized Crime” addresses the three emerging areas of international criminal activity: trafficking of drugs, weapons and human […]

Continue Reading 0