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  • The peacekeeper of South L.A.'s Chesterfield Square

    The peacekeeper of South L.A.'s Chesterfield Square
    Los Angeles police Officer Andre Dixon lowered the passenger-side window and aimed his flashlight at a darkened living room window guarded by white bars. Click-click … click-click … click-click. Dixon's light snapped on and off. The...
  • 2 sentenced in slaying of 13-year-old boy in 2011

    2 sentenced in slaying of 13-year-old boy in 2011
    Two men convicted of the 2011 slaying of a 13-year-old boy as he played basketball at a Grand Boulevard park have each been sentenced to 50 years in prison, authorities said. Jamal Streeter, 21, was sentenced today and Aramis Beachem, 24, last week for...
  • CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears

    CNN's 'Chicagoland' balances Blackhawks joy with violence fears
    "It's playoff time again in this sports-loving city," says narrator/co-writer Mark Konkol at the beginning of episode two of the eight-part CNN series "Chicagoland." And though you will see all sorts of whooping-hollering-shot-drinking euphoria during...
  • Jurors find pair guilty in Glendale (2) Freeway shooting

    Jurors find pair guilty in Glendale (2) Freeway shooting
    Two men were convicted this week in the 2008 murder of a Mongols Motorcycle Club member gunned down while riding on the Glendale (2) Freeway. Jurors on Wednesday found Richard Clayborne, 40, and Jose Gonzalez, 36, guilty of killing 30-year-old Venice...
  • Two men guilty in killing of Mongols motorcycle gang member

    Two men guilty in killing of Mongols motorcycle gang member
    Two men were convicted this week in the 2008 murder of a Mongols Motorcycle Club member gunned down while riding on the 2 Freeway. Jurors on Wednesday found Richard Clayborne, 40, and Jose Gonzalez, 36, guilty of killing 30-year-old Venice resident...
  • How the LAPD has achieved better policing through data

     How the LAPD has achieved better policing through data
    Every Wednesday morning, supervisors and officers of the Los Angeles Police Department gather in a windowless room on the first floor of the department's headquarters. There, they analyze crime statistics and get grilled about their strategies for...
  • Families of Pomona homicide victims to march against violence

    Families of Pomona homicide victims to march against violence
    Pomona residents and the families of homicide victims will resume their campaign to end violence Saturday morning with a march outside City Hall. Participants will gather beginning at 8 a.m. and start the two-mile march around the Pomona Civic Center at...
  • On the scene in Back of the Yards: 'Can we get a ride?'

    On the scene in Back of the Yards: 'Can we get a ride?'
    Tribune reporter Peter Nickeas has been driving the streets of Chicago at night, listening to a police scanner, observing at crime scenes, and recording what he sees. Here's one of those scenes –- an encounter in the South Side's Back of the Yards...
  • City Council approves CeaseFire, police overtime funding in $2.2 million crime fighting proposal

    City Council approves CeaseFire, police overtime funding in $2.2 million crime fighting proposal
    Baltimore's nearly $2.2 million proposal to reduce violent crime received preliminary approval from the City Council Monday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said. The proposal would support Operation CeaseFire, a program aimed at reducing recidivism...
  • Dozens arrested in FBI, LAPD gang sweep in South L.A.

    Dozens arrested in FBI, LAPD gang sweep in South L.A.
    As many as six dozen gang members and associates were arrested early Tuesday as FBI agents and Los Angeles police officers descended on a South Los Angeles neighborhood. The sweep involved dozens of agents and officers and was the culmination of a...
  • Indictment an in-depth look at South L.A. gang's alleged operations

    Indictment an in-depth look at South L.A. gang's alleged operations
    Federal prosecutors Tuesday unsealed a 212-page racketeering indictment against dozens of suspected members and associates of the 52 Broadway Gangster Crips, detailing how they allegedly robbed homes across the South Bay, used women to move drugs and...