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  • L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence

    L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence
    Hate crimes in Los Angeles County hit their second-lowest point in 23 years last year, but violent attacks based on race and sexual orientation rose from 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human...
  • Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Monday - September 30

    Wichita Police Crime Sheets: Monday - September 30
    Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department.  Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets.  These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are...
  • Why Marylanders support our new gun control laws

    Why Marylanders support our new gun control laws
    When the Maryland Firearm Safety Act goes into effect tomorrow, it will close a gaping hole in our gun violence prevention efforts by requiring firearm purchasers to provide their fingerprints to law enforcement. In the five other states where this policy...
  • Growing numb to mass violence

    Growing numb to mass violence
    What if we had a mass shooting and nobody noticed? That gloomy thought came to mind as I listened to the unsettling sound of silence that followed the recent Navy Yard attack that left 12 people dead, plus the shooter, in the nation's capital. Three...
  • Western intervention in Syria is long overdue (UPDATED)

    Syria is fast becoming the new Somalia -- a nation whose central government wields little control over the bulk of the country while feuding sects and gangs fight each other as well as the thoroughly discredited president, Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile,...
  • Joel Brinkley: Mess in Honduras has US fingerprints

    The State Department issued a new travel advisory last week for a neighbor state, Honduras, warning potential American visitors that they risk being kidnapped or killed. What's more, it said, if they face a problem, the police may not even show up. If...
  • Two of Wichita's top 10 gang members in custody

    Two of Wichita's top 10 gang members in custody
    Just a few days after putting out a list of Wichita's top 10 gang members, two are in custody. On Thursday police said Treylis Presely turned himself in after seeing his photograph in the media.  Ruben Gonzalez was found to be in jail in California. ...
  • Trice: Voices of Chicago's youth violence ring out in free book

    Trice: Voices of Chicago's youth violence ring out in free book
    When 16-year-old Derrion Albert was beaten to death four years ago this month, DePaul University assistant professor Miles Harvey, like many people, felt the need to do something. But he wasn't sure what. "I knew the Roseland community, and I had done...
  • Fifth man charged in mass shooting at South Side park

    Fifth man charged in mass shooting at South Side park
    A fifth man has been charged in connection with the mass shooting in which a 3-year-old child was among 13 injured Sept. 19 in a South Side park, police said. David Logan, 22, of the 3100 block of South Green Street, has been charged with unlawful use...
  • Suspect in fatal stabbing of Dodgers fan released from custody

    The suspect in the fatal stabbing of a Dodgers fan in San Francisco this week was released from county jail late Friday, after prosecutors said there wasn’t sufficient evidence to charge the man. Michael Montgomery, 21, was released shortly...
  • Speed a factor in fiery crash that killed 5 in Burbank, police say

    Speed a factor in fiery crash that killed 5 in Burbank, police say
    Burbank police are investigating the cause of a fiery single-car accident near the Scott Road off-ramp of the 5 Freeway in which five people died and one was injured early Saturday morning. In a statement, police said it appeared that the Nissan was...