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Headlines: Kodak Black Shot on La Cienega; L.A. Rams Win Super Bowl LVI

7:22 AM PST on February 14, 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.

—Florida rapper Kodak Black was shot in the leg early Saturday morning, along with three others, after leaving West Hollywood's Nice Guy restaurant, where Justin Bieber had just hosted a party. [NBC]

—The Los Angeles Rams won Super Bowl LVI on its home turf in Inglewood, narrowly beating out the Bengals with a late game touchdown. [NPR]

—Amid chaotic celebrations and vandalism on the streets, one person was shot from another car at Atlantic and Whittier Boulevards on Sunday night. They are expected to survive. [CBS]

—Rams receiver Odell Beckham Jr. suffered an injury to his knee almost four minutes into the Super Bowl, watching his team win from the sideline. [ESPN]

—Eminem took a knee at the Super Bowl halftime show, commemorating NFL-banned player Colin Kaepernick's protest against police brutality.  [Deadline]

—Locally-based oil companies are not happy about recently announced drilling bans and are ready to throw down. [LABJ]

—P22 is the "Brad Pitt" of mountain lions. [The Guardian]

—Ivan Reitman, director of films including Ghostbusters and Animal House, died in his sleep at the age of 75 in Montecito on Saturday night. [THR]

—Eater L.A.'s Cathy Chaplin recounts the experiences of 18 former staff members of Culver City's Vespertine restaurant, who allege they were pushed too far in their jobs, leading some to physical and mental damage. [Eater]

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