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  • Bristol Demolishes Run-Down Chippens Hill Home

    Bristol Demolishes Run-Down Chippens Hill Home
    BRISTOL — An excavator on Wednesday demolished a two-story home on Old Cider Mill Road, the latest deteriorated property to be razed in the city's anti-blight campaign. The city has destroyed at least a half-dozen deteriorated homes since Ken...
  • Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers

    Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers
    Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday. Beginning next year,...
  • Has Occupy movement come to Silicon Valley? Vandals strike Atherton

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Has class warfare come to the exclusive Silicon Valley enclave of Atherton? In the Lindenwood neighborhood, where average home prices exceed $7 million, vandals last week spray-painted black graffiti targeting the “1%” on...
  • Shortage of housing for poorest families grows

    Shortage of housing for poorest families grows
    It's growing increasingly difficult for the poorest families in Baltimore to find affordable rental housing, and some housing advocates worry new housing policies such as privatization could make the problem worse. An analysis by the Urban Institute...
  • 5 years for ex-Markham deputy police chief who had sex with detainee

    5 years for ex-Markham deputy police chief who had sex with detainee
    A former top south suburban police official was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum five-year sentence in prison by an outraged federal judge who ruled he sexually assaulted a woman in police custody and called his misconduct “revolting.”...
  • $4 million: Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation Program

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring line items from state and local budgets. RICHMOND – Something like 0.4 percent of all homes in Virginia don't have indoor plumbing, and there's a government program to put in the pipes...
  • Class action lawsuit alleges Sage Management charged illegal fees

    Class action lawsuit alleges Sage Management charged illegal fees
    Tenants at Sage Management apartments and townhouses in Baltimore filed a class action lawsuit Friday against the property management company for allegedly charging illegal late fees, according to a compliant filed in the city's Circuit Court. The 29-...
  • Boy killed as house collapsed was planning to attend birthday party

    Boy killed as house collapsed was planning to attend birthday party
    As he left school for the last time, 8-year-old Troy Douglas was planning to meet up with friends and relatives to play laser tag at a cousin's birthday party, his family said Thursday. But on his way home from William Paca Elementary School in Southeast...
  • Transcend program in Newport News offers community living for the mentally ill

    Transcend program in Newport News offers community living for the mentally ill
    A dozen men and women in the Transcend program in Newport News are demonstrating how community housing can work for those with a serious mental illness. "I love it. It's a wide-about mansion," said Karen Spangler, who was the first to join the program,...
  • Preserving Cabrini-Green's images

    Preserving Cabrini-Green's images
    In the sharp sun of an April afternoon, Nate Lanthrum walks through the remains of Cabrini-Green giving away what he has taken. He looks out of place, a white guy carrying a $1,500 Nikon D700 camera, but the residents are used to him by now and greet...
  • Debts to Chicago by its workers balloon

    Debts to Chicago by its workers balloon
    When Mayor Rahm Emanuel put together his first budget in 2011, he sent a not-so-subtle message to city workers who owed City Hall for parking tickets, water bills and other fees and fines: Pay up or you could be suspended or fired. "I am creating a...