Daily Archive: Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A Third New England Patriot Says He Will Skip a White House Visit

Photo Dont’a Hightower held the Vince Lombardi Trophy after the Patriots defeated the Falcons in Super Bowl LI on Sunday. Credit Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images At least three members of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots have said they will not visit the White House for the traditional meeting that championship teams have with the president.

$1.5M settlement reached in LAPD killing of black man

The City of Los Angeles agreed Wednesday to pay $1.5 million to the family of a mentally ill black man who was shot and killed in 2014 by Los Angeles police during a struggle over an officer’s gun. The settlement in a civil rights lawsuit brought by the family of Ezell Ford, 25, came two