Police in Los Angeles say they want to get criminals off the streets, not relocate the homeless. But things are tense on Skid Row, after two sweeps last week that resulted in about 200 arrests.Police say they were targeting parole and probation violators hiding among the homeless. But the unofficial "Mayor of Skid Row" says people are being stopped at random and he was searched even though he is not on parole.The crackdown came just days after a consortium of downtown business and development groups and two city council members called for initiatives to combat homelessness downtown. As many as 5,000 people live on Skid Row. Copyright 2002 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Already a much-celebrated pop culture milestone, "Black Panther" is now a record-setting smash at the box office, too.
In a series of furious tweets from Mar-a-Lago, Trump vented about Russia, raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack on a Florida high school.
President Donald Trump is criticizing the FBI over its handling of a tip on the suspect in the Florida school shooting, says bureau spending too much time on Russia probe.
Iran's semi-official Fars news agency: Iranian commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in country's south.