Morning Sixpack: A News Roundup

  • Feds Probe Inglewood Cop Shootings The Justice Department announced it will investigate Inglewood's police force and instances in which its members have shot unarmed civilians and allegedly used excessive force. L.A. Times
  • Anna Nicole Smith Figures Arrested The late Anna Nicole Smith's friend and attorney, Howard K. Stern, was booked along with Dr. Sandeep Kapoor and Smith's psychiatrist, Khristine Eroshevich, for supplying the actress with illegal drugs. City News Service via
  • NAACP to Sue Banks The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People plans to file a federal class action suit Friday in Los Angeles against Wells Fargo and HSBC. The group claims the banks steered blacks into subprime mortgages while whites with equivalent qualifications received better loans at lower rates. Associated Press
  • Walnut Moves Against Stadium Walnut's city council,

    meeting behind closed doors, voted to pursue legal action to stop the

    construction of a football stadium in nearby Industry. San Gabriel Valley Tribune

  • Gavin Newsom to Lead L.B. Pride Parade San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom, a cathartic figure both in California's first wave of gay marriages and during the Proposition 8 campaign to ban them, will serve as grand marshal for Long Beach's May 17 Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade. And it's going to happen whether you like it or not! Long Beach Press-Telegram 
Note: Morning Sixpack will be on hiatus until March 19.

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