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Headlines: Fatal Stabbing At ‘Mineshaft’ Gay Bar in Long Beach; Beverly Hills Man Being Sentenced For Buying Hitman With Bitcoin

10:12 AM PDT on September 12, 2022

    Welcome to L.A. TACO’s daily news briefs, where we bring our loyal members, readers, and supporters the latest headlines about Los Angeles politics and culture. Stay informed and look closely.

    —A study finds that Earth is teetering on the edge of five "disastrous" climate tipping points. [Science Alert]

    —A man, claimed by police to be armed, was shot and killed by LAPD on Sunday morning in Westlake. [ABC]

    —L.A. Mayoral candidate and Congresswoman Karen Bass was the reported victim of a burglary at her Baldwin Vista home, where two firearms in a safe were the only things stolen. [KTLA]

    —Two men were stabbed at a gay bar in Long Beach on Friday night, with one of the victims dying hours later. [KTLA]

    —RE:Her has announced its 2022 grant recipients and inaugural cohort of the RE:Her Academy, including Bridgetown Roti's Rashida Holmes, Mayra Tenorio of Imperial Tortilleria, and Rhea Patel Michel of Saucy Chick. [Re:Her]

    —Michele LeNoir, a woman visiting from Maryland, is suing the Hilton hotel chain after a stay in Downtown's Hilton Checkers in which a woman entered the premises and "began screaming and setting fires." [My News LA]

    —Scott Berkett of Beverly Hills is facing sentencing for trying to get a hitman to kill a woman he briefly dated, using $13,000 in Bitcoin on a website that turned out to be a trap. [My News LA]

    —2 teenager boys were shot and killed last night at a street carnival in Lincoln Heights. [ABC]

    —Ted Cruz torpedoed a bill that would allow news outlets to negotiate collectively with tech platforms and protect local journalism outlets. [The Hill]

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