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Three protesters arrested near Mayor Garcetti’s home, where demonstrators called on city to cancel rents

The Getty House in Windsor Square, L.A.'s official mayoral residence was the scene Saturday of protests calling on Mayor Eric Garcetti to cancel rents. Three people were arrested after an alleged battery on a police officer. <span class="copyright">(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)</span>
The Getty House in Windsor Square, L.A.’s official mayoral residence was the scene Saturday of protests calling on Mayor Eric Garcetti to cancel rents. Three people were arrested after an alleged battery on a police officer. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Three people were taken into custody and two were cited Saturday afternoon outside the Windsor Square home of Mayor Eric Garcetti, where hundreds of protesters converged to demand the mayor cancel rents, according to an LAPD spokesman.

Joshua Rubenstein of the Los Angeles Police Department said one person was arrested on suspicion of battery on a police officer, a second was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest, and a third was arrested on suspicion of trying to free an arrestee.

In addition, two others were cited and released for being a “pedestrian in a roadway,” Rubenstein said.

Rubenstein said that toward the end of a largely peaceful

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Nearly 100 Breonna Taylor protesters arrested on Kentucky AG’s lawn

Dozens of people protesting the police death of Breonna Taylor were arrested Tuesday outside the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, authorities said.

Eighty-seven people are facing a felony charge of intimidating a participant in a legal process, police said.

“The protesters chose to occupy the front yard of a home owned by the Kentucky Attorney General and continuously chant towards he and his neighbors,” Sgt. Lamont Washington of the Louisville Metro Police Department said in a statement. “All were given the opportunity to leave, were told that remaining on the property would be unlawful, and chose not to leave.”

Syndication: Louisville (Matt Stone / Courier Journal via Imagn)
Syndication: Louisville (Matt Stone / Courier Journal via Imagn)

The group had gathered to protest the death of Taylor, 26, who was fatally shot four months ago by police. Officers used a “no-knock” warrant to enter Taylor’s apartment on March 13, and her boyfriend Kenneth Walker, 27, believing a

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