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  • Newport makes history ... again

    Newport makes history ... again
    NEWPORT BEACH — The first home run that Morgan Derifield hit Tuesday night at Bonita Canyon Sports Park was impressive, as he had to reach down to club a three-run shot to center field. The second home run that Derifield hit, a two-run rocket shot...
  • College graduate eager to lead Glendale's Armenian National Committee chapter

    Talar Malakian, a fresh-faced recent college graduate, has taken the helm of the Glendale chapter of the Armenian National Committee, replacing former executive director Elen Asatryan. Asatryan, who had been with the Glendale advocacy group since 2006,...
  • Residents, activists oppose new vision for Lathrop Homes

    Residents, activists oppose new vision for Lathrop Homes
    Though it’s a just an aged, run-down and now mostly vacant public housing complex, the Lathrop Homes is where Talitha Jackson has for a decade felt most comfortable raising her four children, she said. “This is the safest place to raise my...
  • City housing authority, landlord sued in house fire that killed five

    City housing authority, landlord sued in house fire that killed five
    The relatives of five people who were killed in a Baltimore house fire last year sued a landlord and the city housing authority in Circuit Court on Wednesday, claiming that failure to fix a faulty furnace or install smoke detectors led to the fatal blaze....
  • It's Gray Area: How much government is too much government?

    The following question is meant to be practical, not philosophical, and your answer is important. Do you want unlimited government? That would mean that government would effectively take responsibility for deciding and controlling all aspects of our...
  • Difficult justice for lead paint victims

    Difficult justice for lead paint victims
    The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
  • Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy

    Lawsuit challenges CHA's drug testing policy
    A Chicago man who objects to having to submit to drug testing as a condition of living in an apartment that he rents from the Chicago Housing Authority filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the policy in federal court. Joseph Peery, 58, has lived in the...
  • Off-duty officer fatally shoots man on Near West Side

    Off-duty officer fatally shoots man on Near West Side
    An off-duty Chicago police officer fatally shot a man on the Near West Side this morning in the third police-involved shooting since midnight and the fourth in the last 24 hours, police said. The incident happened at 6:45 a.m. at a Chicago Housing...
  • City Homes files for bankruptcy protection

    City Homes files for bankruptcy protection
    Facing a flurry of lead paint lawsuits, a nonprofit company that provides affordable housing in Baltimore has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. City Homes Inc. and its subsidiaries, which operate more than 300 apartment units in what...
  • Review: 'High Rise Stories' edited by Audrey Petty

    Review: 'High Rise Stories' edited by Audrey Petty
    Chicago has a history of obliterating its history. Significant buildings fall to the wrecking ball for parking lots, and entire swaths of the cityscape are bulldozed by economic forces like deindustrialization and gentrification, and political movements...
  • Prosecutor: Man killed girlfriend as boy, 4, yelled for him to stop

    Prosecutor: Man killed girlfriend as boy, 4, yelled for him to stop
    Bail was denied Wednesday for a security guard accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend as her 4-year-old son screamed for him to stop. Wynton Collins, 28, who works for a private firm that provides security for Chicago Housing Authority buildings,...