Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón is among more than 100 people to call on President Joe Biden to commute the sentences of all federal death row inmates.
The judge’s ruling was “without prejudice,” meaning the plaintiffs can resume with the case with a proper explanation.
County officials warned, however, that the improvements do not mean the region has emerged from the surge that began in November.
A Long Beach woman charged with attempted murder for allegedly driving her car into a group of activists in Yorba Linda is facing more felonies related to another protest in Seal Beach, prosecutors announced today.
County health officials said the number of new cases reported Sunday reflects an undercount due to a lag from weekend reporting.
A mentally incapacitated 23-year-old woman would receive $47,000 under a tentative settlement reached with the city of Long Beach over a confrontation with police in 2019 in which she suffered a broken arm that required surgery.
Coastal areas including Long Beach, which were seeing temperatures in the low 70s on Wednesday, could hit the 80s by Thursday, according to the NWS.
Such outbreaks reflected a continued rise in cases countywide. Health officials reported another 281 COVID-19 deaths on Wednesday, lifting the countywide death toll from the virus to 12,955.
A vessel from Mexico carrying 333 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $915,750 was intercepted by the U.S. Coast Guard near Huntington Beach.
The court is strongly urging attorneys and other interested parties to use the remote, listen-only option in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.