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  • Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.

    Police abuse, black-on-black violence focus of rally in South L.A.
    On a cloudy Saturday morning in South Los Angeles, hundreds of marchers took to the streets to call for an end to police abuse and black-on-black violence. When Tritobia Ford and her family arrived, the crowd parted and someone yelled, "Let's show...
  • Rising gang presence near UCF alarms students, residents

     Rising gang presence near UCF alarms students, residents
    As an argument earlier this month escalated, someone suddenly yelled, "Brim Blood!" A gunman then fired a round at two others near UCF's Phi Delta Theta fraternity house on Khayyam Avenue, just across Alafaya Trail from the main entrance to the campus....
  • Phil Ponce: Question about candidate's parenting, gang 'off the mark'

    Phil Ponce: Question about candidate's parenting, gang 'off the mark'
    Did mayoral debate moderator Phil Ponce of WTTW-TV cross the line Tuesday night in the debate between Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia and Mayor Rahm Emanuel? Ponce told me yes, he thinks he did. He told me that he crossed the line in...
  • 2 Charged In Hartford Cold Case Homicide

    2 Charged In Hartford Cold Case Homicide
    HARTFORD — Two men who authorities say are members of the city's Money Green Bedroc street gang have been charged in connection with a 2009 homicide on Liberty Street, according to the state's attorney's office. Kendall Jules, 26, was arrested...
  • Recent murder victim remembered at vigil

    Recent murder victim remembered at vigil
    Amid a trail of red tail lights on North Lake Street in Aurora Saturday morning, a group prayed in a parking lot for a victim of a recent fatal drive-by shooting. The Prayer Coalition for Reconciliation held a vigil for Bryce Stiff of Montgomery, who...
  • LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains

    LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains
    The sweeps came on Friday nights in South Los Angeles, often before big events like Raiders games. Police would round up young men they thought were gang members and hold them over the weekend to keep violence down, a campaign launched by then-Chief Daryl...
  • Blue Island hires 'mastermind' of Dixmoor parks scandal

    Blue Island hires 'mastermind' of Dixmoor parks scandal
    It has been 17 years since Bobby Jackson pleaded guilty in a scheme to steal more than $100,000 from the Dixmoor Park District, but it came as a shock to learn that Blue Island has hired him as building director for its recreation center. "I believe in...
  • A shift in gang tactics means drive-bys are giving way to walk-ups, observers say

    A shift in gang tactics means drive-bys are giving way to walk-ups, observers say
    Ricardo Nunez was trimming a tree outside his Echo Park home on a Sunday morning last month when a white truck pulled up and a person inside opened fire, killing the 35-year-old father. Ray Martinez, the LAPD detective investigating the case, is...
  • LAPD struggles with spike in violent crime, shootings

    LAPD struggles with spike in violent crime, shootings
    Los Angeles police are struggling to combat an increase in crime across the city this year, including a sharp spike in the number of people shot. Officials said Tuesday that shootings recorded by police are up 31%, amounting to 54 additional victims this...
  • Naperville stabbing case likely the last for veteran DuPage prosecutor

    Naperville stabbing case likely the last for veteran DuPage prosecutor
    Before jurors began their deliberations earlier this month in the high-profile murder trial of Daniel Olaska, one of the last voices they heard was that of DuPage County Assistant State's Attorney Bernie Murray. The veteran prosecutor urged jurors to...
  • Man gets life in three 2009 killings

    Man gets life in three 2009 killings
    NEWPORT NEWS — A 25-year-old Newport News man was sentenced Wednesday to two life terms plus 20 years for his role in the gang-related killings of three people, the culmination of a major law enforcement effort to crack down on the violent gang....