| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:36 PM
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.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:10 PM
Shortly after reaching a truce with much of the hospital industry last month, California's largest healthcare union vowed to step up its criticism of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and two hospital chains that balked at the agreement.
On an internal...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:17 AM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:50 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:55 PM
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...
| May 11, 2014
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:03 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:54 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:23 PM
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...