| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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.
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:19 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:25 PM
"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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:57 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:02 AM
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...
| May 4, 2014
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:56 AM
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...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:44 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:46 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:47 PM
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...