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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Glendale officials: Affordable housing options slim

    The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
  • Surge in calls for help to keep the power on

    Surge in calls for help to keep the power on
    Dina Kuniken lives in a drafty old house in Baltimore that costs a lot to heat in a normal winter — and this past winter was not normal. Her bill doubled. The nursing assistant was out of work at the time and couldn't afford it. Last month, she...
  • Defiant fugitive faces massive fraud charges - again

    Defiant fugitive faces massive fraud charges - again
    Darryl Burke didn't just break the law for 25 years, federal authorities say, he defied it — hiding behind aliases while he masterminded millions of dollars worth of fraud, lived it up at his South Florida waterfront "compound" and used his Miami...
  • Glendale officials warn of Section 8 housing scam

    In the highly competitive world of Section 8 housing assistance, Glendale officials say there have been reports of people promising people a highly coveted voucher in exchange for money. The suspects, city officials say, have gone so far as opening phony...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Department violated rights of blacks, Justice Department says

    L.A. County Sheriff's Department violated rights of blacks, Justice Department says
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department violated the U.S. Constitution and federal laws in its treatment of blacks and other residents of public housing in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department concluded. Federal officials on Friday...
  • Feds: Sheriff's deputies harassed, intimidated blacks, Latinos

    Feds: Sheriff's deputies harassed, intimidated blacks, Latinos
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation. Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's deputies...
  • U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents

    U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation. Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's...
  • Panel seeks solutions to school absenteeism

    Panel seeks solutions to school absenteeism
    At a West Side town hall meeting Saturday, a panel of elected officials and community activists decried Chicago’s crisis in elementary grade truancy and absenteeism, and vowed to work on reforms that could save countless children from failure in...
  • Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services

    Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services
    Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them. On Friday automatic...