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September 17, 2005 | Richard Winton, Times Staff Writer
A veteran Los Angeles police officer has been relieved of duty after her arrest for allegedly firing into the Inglewood home of a former paramour. Officer Keely Coleman allegedly shot at the house in the 500 block of East Ellis Avenue on the evening of Aug. 30, Inglewood Police Capt. Hampton N. Cantrell said. A woman inside sustained minor injuries from splintered plaster, Cantrell said. A man who also was in the house escaped injury.
August 18, 2005 | Greg Krikorian and Solomon Moore, Times Staff Writers
As the midday call to prayer was sung out, members of an Inglewood mosque said Wednesday that they were shocked to hear that three of their fellow worshipers were under investigation for a possible plot to shoot up National Guard recruitment centers and synagogues. Members of the mostly South Asian mosque described the trio -- two African American Muslims and a Pakistani national -- as "friendly, devout" adherents and said that they had been unaware of any dangers the men might have posed.
June 7, 2005 | From a Times Staff Writer
Inglewood police shot and killed a person Monday evening, the second officer-involved fatal shooting in as many days. Two uniformed officers were working a gang detail near Imperial Highway and Simms Avenue when they stopped a suspicious person and the shooting occurred, Lt. Mike McBride told Fox 11 News. "At this point we're unsure what exactly precipitated the shooting," McBride told the station late Monday night. The identity of the victim was not released.
May 20, 2005 | Nicholas Shields, Times Staff Writer
A Los Angeles man has been arrested in the slaying of a well-known Inglewood pastor, officials announced Thursday. Aaron Seymour, believed to be in his mid-20s, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of killing Pastor Charlie Williams, who was shot once in his upper right thigh as he walked outside Christian Unity Missionary Baptist Church on April 27. He died at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
April 6, 2005 | Ronald D. White, Times Staff Writer
A delegation from Inglewood didn't find exactly what it was shopping for Tuesday near the hometown of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Hoping to meet with Wal-Mart Chief Executive H. Lee Scott Jr., the delegation -- which included an Inglewood city councilman, a minister and a member of the California Assembly -- was forced to settle for a brief encounter with two of the company's corporate affairs executives at an Embassy Suites Hotel.
February 25, 2005 | From Times Staff Reports
A former Inglewood school board president was sentenced Thursday to five years in prison for welfare fraud, campaign finance violations and lying about her credentials to obtain teaching jobs. Cresia Green-Davis, 51, is now barred by the state Constitution from ever again holding public office. A Superior Court judge ordered her to pay $162,788 in restitution to the Compton Unified School District, the Centinela Valley Union High School District and the state.
January 26, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The Airport Commission decided Tuesday to hold off on providing $7 million to Inglewood to soundproof homes under the flight path of Los Angeles International Airport. The commissioners said they had reservations about giving money to communities that are suing over a plan to modernize LAX. Inglewood and Culver City joined a lawsuit filed by Los Angeles County against the city of Los Angeles last month that contends that environmental studies done for the airport plan violate state law.
January 20, 2005 | Hector Becerra, Times Staff Writer
The former Inglewood police officer fired after being videotaped hitting a black teenager expressed vindication Wednesday by a $1.6-million jury award for wrongful termination, while local police agencies assessed how the judgment would affect the way they discipline officers.
December 7, 2004 | Anna Gorman, Times Staff Writer
Before leaving his family's Inglewood home on the evening of Sept. 27, 2001, Christopher Florence reminded his mother to wait up for him. He'd be back from his date, he promised, in time to watch their favorite television show together. It was one of the few promises her son ever broke, Brenda Florence said. Police say Christopher Florence, a 21-year-old Neiman Marcus receiving clerk, made a wrong turn down a one-way street.
September 29, 2004 | From Times Staff Reports
Former police officer Jeremy Morse, videotaped in 2002 slamming a black teenager against a patrol car, should be compensated for lost wages and damage to his career, an arbitrator ruled. Tuesday's nonbinding decision was rejected by Inglewood officials, said Morse's lawyer, Richard Levine, who plans to file a lawsuit against the city.
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