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Headlines: Rainwater Is No Longer Safe to Drink; Burning Body Found Hanging in Tree in Griffith Park

9:53 AM PDT on August 10, 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.

    —Rainwater is no longer safe to drink ANYwhere on Earth, due to PFAs, say scientists. [EuroNews]

    —Protests at a vote on homeless encampment bans at L.A. City Hall were greeted with the deployment of a riot squad yesterday, leading to one arrest. [Johnny Peltz/Twitter]

    —"This is the data Facebook gave police to prosecute a teenager for abortion." [Vice]

    —Carol Garnier, the chef/owner of L.A.'s Prepped With Love, defended her store from a man trying to steal food from her fridge... using a table. [Asians Taking Action]

    —A burning body was found hanged in a tree in Griffith Park yesterday. [NBC]

    —California ranks right in the middle in a list of states ranked best to worst for having a baby. [WalletHub]

    —A thorough exploration of how people earn and spend money while in prison. [The Marshall Project]

    —The man who attacked Tacos Lionel in Long Beach is confronted at home. [Edin Alex Enamorado/Instagram]

    —An Irvine-based doctor claims to have video of his wife poisoning his lemonade with Drano. [CBS]

    —A 26-year-old off-duty police officer from Bell Gardens was shot and killed in the parking lot of a Downey L.A. Fitness yesterday. [ABC]

    —Record rainfall has inundated Seoul, Korea, with severe flooding, killing nine and damaging thousands of homes. [Al Jazeera]

    —A Santa Monica landlord will have to pay a $65,000 settlement after being accused of harassing tenants and ignoring their requests to try and make them leave. [SMPD]

    —A woman was killed in a Boyle Heights apartment fire. [KTLA]

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