Southern California Responds to the Death of bin Laden

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The death of Osama bin Laden will have ramifications around the world, and it’s powerfully important here in Southern California. Last night President Obama urged Americans to be vigilant for a possible backlash, a warning not lost on officials here in LA. At Staples Center, security has already been beefed up for tonight’s opening game of the NBA second-round playoff between the Lakers and Dallas Mavericks. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, some of the broader questions raised by the death of Osama bin Laden.

Banner image: A man looks at newspapers announcing the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden May 2, 2011. Photo: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images