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  • Police brutality can't be fixed by African-American self-improvement

    Police brutality can't be fixed by African-American self-improvement
    Maybe some people didn't understand the question. It was posed in this space a few weeks ago by Tracy, a self-described 55-year-old white woman from Texas who is sick and tired of the mounting litany of police violence against unarmed African-American...
  • Bella Collina developer backs off Eatonville offer

    Bella Collina developer backs off Eatonville offer
    One of Central Florida’s busiest developers said Thursday he is backing off from a $10 million offer to develop the former Hungerford Elementary site in Eatonville. Randall Greene, partner with DCS Holdings, said he’s no longer interested...
  • Our crazy policies for the mentally ill

    Our crazy policies for the mentally ill
    A Bronx man died in police custody last week after police responded to a 911 call. An Iraq combat veteran in El Paso, Texas, serving a two-day DWI sentence died after being subdued by guards. A woman died after being shot by a Taser by sheriff's...
  • Pat Browne makes tempting target for some

    Pat Browne makes tempting target for some
    State Sen. Pat Browne was an unpopular guy in some circles even before he was charged with DUI in the wake of a recent motorcycle crash that left him seriously injured. His creation of Allentown's Neighborhood Improvement Zone has made Browne a...
  • The hung jury in the Etan Patz case was right

    The hung jury in the Etan Patz case was right
    A judge in New York City declared a mistrial Friday in the case of Pedro Hernandez, a disabled factory worker charged in one of the most famous child abductions in modern memory: the disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz more than 30 years ago. The jury...
  • 1984 Mac attack

     
    Daniel Chadwick stands atop McDonald's sign he toppled in North Hollywood. The site was involved in a legal dispute....
  • Yet another complaint more proof that Groveland must work with police union

    Groveland's disdain for its police union is costing taxpayers a small fortune, and now it's about to embark on what promises to be another expensive fight it seems destined to lose. As of last month, Groveland had spent $340,000 on outside lawyers...
  • Another L.A. police shooting, another prolonged investigation

    Another L.A. police shooting, another prolonged investigation
    I took a ride to Venice on Sunday night; it was part reporting expedition and part sightseeing trip. My daughter was in town with her boyfriend, who'd never seen the tourist haunt. And I wanted to know more about the roving band of homeless young people...
  • Preakness offers symbol of a resilient Baltimore

    Preakness offers symbol of a resilient Baltimore
    The third Saturday in May was like any other. The grandstand at Pimlico Race Course was a bouquet of fancy hats, and the infield was awash in live music, cheap beer and betting tickets that fell like snow after every race. Normalcy returned to Baltimore...
  • Twitter lights up over fights at Timber Creek High

    Twitter lights up over fights at Timber Creek High
    Reports of as many as eight fights breaking out at Timber Creek High School in east Orange County were all over Twitter this afternoon. One Twitter post featured a video of a struggle between a student and Orange County deputies. The Sheriff’s...
  • Woman attacked on CTA: 'If you see someone asking for help, don't go away'

    Woman attacked on CTA: 'If you see someone asking for help, don't go away'
    The woman who fought off a would-be rapist in a CTA Red Line car has something to tell you about the Bad Samaritan. That's the man who could have helped her, but instead just ran. And today, in an interview with this column, she explains her side of...