Hailey Branson-Potts

Los Angeles Times staff writer

Metro Reporter, LA Times

Hailey Branson-Potts on KCRW

The jury in the federal trial of political donor Ed Buck is set to begin deliberations on Tuesday.

Ed Buck federal trial: How did the political donor evade law enforcement for so long?

The jury in the federal trial of political donor Ed Buck is set to begin deliberations on Tuesday.

from Greater LA

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday night announced a new citywide stay-at-home order. It mirrors the county order that went into effect earlier this week.

Outdoor dining banned, outdoor gym classes allowed. Sorting through LA’s new stay-at-home order

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday night announced a new citywide stay-at-home order. It mirrors the county order that went into effect earlier this week.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Two Torrance nuns embezzled about $500,000 worth of school funds and went on gamblings trips. They retired as principal and vice principal of St. James Catholic in Torrance.

Local nuns embezzled money from the school they ran and went to Vegas

Two Torrance nuns embezzled about $500,000 worth of school funds and went on gamblings trips. They retired as principal and vice principal of St. James Catholic in Torrance.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Monterey Park, the site of a mass shooting on Saturday after the city’s annual Lunar New Year ended, is home to Asian immigrants and mom-and-pop businesses.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Students across the University of California system took final exams after weeks without instruction and feedback. How has the strike impacted them?

from Greater LA

Political violence is up. But commentator Joe Mathews says elected officials are not just victims of angry constituents, but often perpetrators of poisonous politics themselves.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Several storms are rolling across California, bringing intense wind and flooding. They’ll replenish but not totally fill reservoirs due to long-standing drought.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 12, 2022.

Mayor Karen Bass’s “Inside Safe” initiative has brought more than 100 unhoused people into shelters. But how fast permanent housing will materialize?

from Greater LA

Dire staffing shortages have led to frequent lockdowns and violence inside LA’s juvenile halls. Officers, advocates, and inmates are desperate for relief.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for December 13, 2022.

Karen Bass was sworn in as LA’s first female mayor on Sunday. Today, she kept her campaign promise of declaring a state of emergency on homelessness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand