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Headlines: Nipsey Hussle Murder Suspect Beaten and Slashed in Jail; Travis Barker Hospitalized, Writing “God Save Me”

9:14 AM PDT on June 29, 2022

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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.

—Every person in the U.S. should watch the testimony of former Special Aide to the President, Cassidy Hutchinson, who disclosed during a Congressional Hearing yesterday how Donald Trump allegedly attempted to allow AR-15 armed supporters flood the attempted and traitorous coup over his election bullshit, and also tried to grab the steering wheel of his limo before assaulting a secret service agent in his desire to attend in person. Ketchup running down a White House wall included. [YouTube]

—Eric Holder, the man on trial for the murder of rapper Nipsey Hussle, was reportedly beaten up by two men in jail, including having his head cut with a razor, and temporarily delaying his trial. [Rolling Stone]

—A man and a 10-year-old boy were discovered dead next to a Chatsworth high school last night. [ABC]

—West Hollywood has voted to effectively "defund the police," slashing funding to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department to have four fewer deputies on patrol. Funds will go to its Block by Block program, which includes unarmed, blue-shirted security ambassadors offering supplemental law enforcement services [WeHoville]

—One person was shot and killed on a sidewalk near Crenshaw Plaza's parking lot last night. [ABC]

—Tweeting "God save me," Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for a yet-to-be-disclosed medical emergency. [AV Club]

—Police are investigating a reported victimless shooting outside of Culver City's Westfield shopping center. [CBS]

—The beachfront real-estate known as Bruce's Beach was legally returned to the descendants of the Black family who it was stolen from by Manhattan Beach's eminent domain claims in 1924. [CNN]

—A Princeton study found that the fashion industry is responsible for more atmosphere-destroying carbon emissions than all global flights and maritime shipping combined. [The Progressivists]

—Police shot one of two dogs attacking a woman for over 19 minutes in Sylmar on Tuesday. [NBC]

—Anti-Asian hate crimes jumped 177% in 2021 according to The California Department of Justice. [LAT]

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