Top LA news: Former NFL lineman Max Tuerk dead at 26; activists call for end to LAUSD police; more

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Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Los Angeles.

Max Tuerk, former NFL lineman, dead at 26

Max Tuerk, an All-America offensive lineman at Southern California who was drafted by the Chargers, has died. He was 26.

Read the full story on New York Post.

Activists call for an end to Los Angeles Unified School police

Activists, parents and students spoke out Monday in support of defunding the Los Angeles School Police Department, something the Board of Education will discuss Tuesday.

Read the full story on Fox 11 Los Angeles.

LA County's top medical professional says she's getting death threats amid COVID-19 pandemic

Los Angeles County Public Health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer said Monday that she, and other county health officials, have received death threats amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full story on Fox 11 Los Angeles.

Bear tranquilized after strolling through Los Angeles Mission College, neighborhood

Authorities captured a bear that was wandering in a residential area near Los Angeles Mission College in Sylmar on Monday.

Read the full story on ABC7.

South LA police chase ends in violent wreck; woman dead, 3 hurt

A young woman who authorities believe took part in an armed carjacking was killed, and three men were hurt, following a police chase and crash in South Los Angeles late Sunday night.

Read the full story on CBS Los Angeles.

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