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Suspect Arrested in Shooting Death of LA Philanthropist Jacqueline Avant at Beverly Hills Home

LA philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant, was shot and killed at the couple's Beverly Hills residence. The shooting occurred at the Trousdale Estates residence. In the 2019 Netflix documentary, “The Black Godfather,” daughter Nicole Avant credited her mother with helping to keep her famous father...
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Suspect arrested in killing of Jacqueline Avant in Beverly Hills

A suspect was arrested in the Beverly Hills killing of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, police announced Thursday. Police identified the suspect as a Los Angeles resident, 29-year-old Aariel Maynor, who officials said was on parole and had an extensive criminal record. The suspect was arrested a short time after […]
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Man arrested in fatal shooting of Jacqueline Avant in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Beverly Hills police made an arrest in the fatal shooting of Jacqueline Avant, the wife of the music executive known as the "Godfather of Black Music." Aariel Maynor, 29, was arrested after security video showed him leaving the Avants' home shortly after the shooting, Beverly Hills Police Chief Mark Stainbrook said Thursday.

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Justices signal they'll OK new abortion limits, may toss Roe. WASHINGTON (AP) — In the biggest challenge to abortion rights in decades, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled they would allow states to ban abortion much earlier in pregnancy and may even overturn the nationwide right that has existed for nearly 50 years. With hundreds of demonstrators outside chanting for and against, the justices led arguments that could decide the fate of the court's historic 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion throughout the United States and its 1992 ruling in Planned Parenthood v. Casey, which reaffirmed Roe. The outcome probably won't be known until next June. But after nearly two hours of arguments, all six conservative justices, including three appointed by former President Donald Trump, indicated they would uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Woman fatally shot in West Hollywood: Sheriff’s Department

Update: Authorities were still at the scene Friday morning to investigate a shooting that left a woman dead in an upscale West Hollywood apartment. An updated version of this story can be found here. Original post: A woman was fatally shot in West Hollywood Thursday evening, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The […]

Mother and boyfriend charged with murder, child abuse in death of 7-year-old girl in Hawthorne

A Hawthorne mother and her boyfriend are facing child abuse and murder charges in the death of a 7-year-old girl who arrived unresponsive to a hospital last week. Officers were called to Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Willowbrook regarding what was suspected to be fatal child abuse just before 1 p.m. Sept. 9, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday.

L.A.-area gas prices reach highest level yet in 2021

Los Angeles gas prices on Thursday hit their highest level of the year as earthquake-related refinery problems continued to keep costs up, according to the Auto Club. The average cost of a gallon of regular unleaded (87) gasoline in the L.A.-Long Beach area is currently $4.41, which is a cent higher than last week and […]