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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Family suing over fatal shooting by off-duty cop at CHA building

    Family suing over fatal shooting by off-duty cop at CHA building
    The family of a man who was fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer last fall said Wednesday it would continue to press a federal civil rights lawsuit to hold the officer accountable for the shooting. The lawsuit was filed by the family of...
  • Newport News could add more food truck spots

    The city's new mobile food ordinance, which went in to effect Sept. 1, gives vendors a set place to do business, but not all of them got a spot — including Newport News Shipbuilding. The shipyard contracts with food service provider Aramark to...
  • Newport News public housing complex receives $245,000 grant to improve safety

    Newport News public housing complex receives $245,000 grant to improve safety
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority $245,000 to make safety improvements to Marshall Courts public housing complex. The funding will be used to purchase and install security...
  • Government leads way to the 'poor door'

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Sept. 10: New housing developments in New York City, West Hollywood, Calif., and elsewhere have drawn scorn for offering separate amenities and even separate entrances, dubbed...
  • Scotland's future hangs in balance

    "The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry." -- Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To a Mouse" (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland -- For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to kilts, whiskey, bagpipes and the film "Braveheart," the...
  • Scotland's future hangs in balance [Commentary]

    Scotland's future hangs in balance [Commentary]
    "The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry." -- Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To a Mouse" (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland -- For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to kilts, whiskey, bagpipes and the film "Braveheart," the...
  • Manchester Police Say Man Posed As Cop

    Manchester Police Say Man Posed As Cop
    MANCHESTER — Police say a man who was arrested Wednesday had posed as a police officer and had in his car items that included an air pistol, orange safety vests and a strobe light. Francis McNeil, 53, of 150 Pine St., was charged with impersonating...
  • A place to call home

    When he signed the Housing Act of 1949 into law, President Harry Truman believed it would establish "as a national objective the achievement as soon as feasible of a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family." The United...
  • Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit

    Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit
      Downtown parking spots can be hard to find in Boca and now 100 spots there are going to be the focus of a federal case. Earlier this month, Palmetto Place at Mizner Park Condominium Association filed suit against the city and city landlords James...
  • Thieves damage civil rights icon Rosa Parks’ former Alabama home

    BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - Alabama police are seeking help in catching thieves who ransacked a Montgomery apartment building where black civil rights activist Rosa Parks lived when she was famously arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white...
  • Chicago native suspected of fighting with Islamic State is killed

    Chicago native suspected of fighting with Islamic State is killed
    A Chicago-born man suspected of fighting alongside Islamic State militants who have seized large areas of Iraq and Syria to the alarm of the Baghdad government and its allies in the West has been killed in Syria, a U.S. official said on Tuesday. "We were...