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  • Panama City's historic district is rehabilitated, so are its gangsters

    Panama City's historic district is rehabilitated, so are its gangsters
    One of the first stops on Antonio James' tour of the gentrifying Casco Viejo district of Panama City is the spot where his brother was killed in a spray of bullets aimed at no one in particular. Five years later, the former drug den houses the...
  • Jorja Leap sheds light on Watts' black fathers in 'Project Fatherhood'

     Jorja Leap sheds light on Watts' black fathers in 'Project Fatherhood'
    Jorja Leap is no ordinary professor; she's got what many would call "street cred." Sitting in her office at UCLA, where she teaches at the Luskin School of Public Affairs, she points to two photos hanging above her desk. The first is of her with...
  • Raise the Chicago park curfews to curb violence

    Raise the Chicago park curfews to curb violence
    In the city of Chicago, many parks have a “curfew” time of 11 p.m. Having parks close this late begs for violence to happen once the sun goes down. Many gang-related crimes seem to happen in Chicago parks at night time. Parks need to have...
  • Speak Out: Aging rockers try to hide their age

    Speak Out: Aging rockers try to hide their age
    I wonder how it is that 70-somethings Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney don't appear to have any gray hair. Hmmm. And Keith Richards with that thick headband. Balding maybe? Look and be what you are already. You can't beat father time. A fan Here's an...
  • Kirk's re-election bid complicated by controversial statements

    Kirk's re-election bid complicated by controversial statements
    Sen. Mark Kirk's reference Thursday to an unmarried Senate colleague and presidential candidate as a "bro with no ho" is the latest in a string of controversial remarks that figure to make an already challenging 2016 re-election bid even more difficult....
  • Setting rules on L.A. police stops

    Setting rules on L.A. police stops
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and the L.A. Police Commission sent mixed messages Tuesday about the Ezell Ford shooting, reflecting a significant disparity between what the department's uniformed leaders think is a reasonable excuse for police to...
  • Bridgeport Mayor After Shootings: Put Your Guns Down

    Bridgeport Mayor After Shootings: Put Your Guns Down
    BRIDGEPORT — The mayor of Connecticut's largest city urged residents to "put their guns down and avoid more violence" in the aftermath of a shooting that injured nine people, one fatally, early Thursday at a public housing complex. "I implore the...
  • Police, prosecutors claim BGF victory as city crime continues to escape control

    Police, prosecutors claim BGF victory as city crime continues to escape control
    As top law enforcement officials focused Wednesday on the indictment of alleged gang members to underscore cooperative efforts to crack down on violence, a starkly different narrative of increased killings and decreased arrests continued to play out in...
  • 9 shot at housing complex; 1 woman struck while in shower

    An early morning shooting at a Bridgeport housing complex Thursday left one man dead and eight others wounded, including a woman who was struck by a stray bullet while inside her apartment taking a shower. Bridgeport Police Chief Joseph Gaudett said at...
  • 14 alleged gang members indicted on racketeering charges

    Local and federal authorities announced indictments against 14 men they say are members of a notoriously vicious gang known for violence, drug trafficking and witness intimidation both on Baltimore's streets and in its jails. U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein...
  • Teen charged in Aurora shooting

    Teen charged in Aurora shooting
    A 14-year-old boy has been charged in one of eight weekend shootings in Aurora, police said. Police are continuing to investigate the teen's involvement in several other shooting incidents that appear to be linked, said Aurora Police Department...