Police: LA deputies shoot, kill Black man who dropped gun
The Monday afternoon shooting death of Dijon Kizzee in South Los Angeles prompted a peaceful protest hours later. Guardado's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday against the county, the Sheriff's Department and deputies involved in the shooting. The Sheriffs Department has not released Kizzees name, but two relatives confirmed his identity. You dont take care of us, said Kizzees aunt, Fletcher Fair, addressing the Sheriff's Department. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the largest in the nation, does not have body cameras for deputies, though that soon will change.
'March Against Police Brutality’ planned in Detroit today
DETROIT – A march to protest police brutality is planned in Detroit on Friday afternoon following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier this week. Event info: “Hosted by Progressive Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party, Occupy Detroit, Detroit Anarchist Black Cross, March for Black Women Detroit, Michigan United, Abolish ICE Detroit and Metro-Detroit Political Action NetworkMPD Officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd in cold blood, Sha’Teina and Dan Grady were assaulted and tased by Washtenaw County PD, LAPD drove their cars directly into protesters marching for George Floyd.”Organizers are asking people who attend to continue to practice safe social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They are also encouraging people to wear masks and gloves. It will begin at 4 p.m. at 1301 Third Street in Detroit (Detroit Public Safety Headquarters). Find more on the event here on the Facebook page.
Homeless Opera Singer Reunites With Cop Who Helped Her Go Viral
A wish came true for the homeless woman with the voice of an angel. Emily Zamourka met the Los Angeles police officer who posted the video of her singing on a subway platform that captivated America. In new video posted by the LAPD, Zamourka embraces the officer and sobs in his arms. RELATED STORIESHomeless Man Changes Flat Tire for Woman: 'That's What You're Supposed to Do'Who Is the Homeless Woman Heard Singing Opera in L.A. Homeless Woman Surprised With Bike After Hers Was Stolen
Subway singer had an emotional reunion
Subway singer has an emotional reunion with the officer who recorded viral performance. (CNN) - Emily Zamourka's life has changed dramatically in the few days since a Los Angeles police officer shared video of her singing in the subway -- and on Wednesday night she got to say thank you. The LAPD shared a video of Zamourka's emotional sidewalk reunion with the officer, identified only as Frazier, on social media. They shared a long hug and she can be heard briefly crying over the traffic noise and a nearby bus. She said she liked to sing in the subway because it feels like being on stage.
Subway serenade: Woman sings in LA Metro station
A woman with an angelic voice gives the person recording the video an exclusive concert on a solitary subway platform at the Wilshire/Normandie Purple Line Metro station in Koreatown. The woman is seen pulling a cart filled with items and carrying multiple bags while singing the operatic tune. Others said they have seen the woman before, that she is "very kind" and her voice is "even better in person." "She's an amazing singer," one Metro rider told KTLA Friday. Multiple people told KTLA on Friday that the woman's name is Emily, and she is originally from Russia.