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  • 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...
  • Fix Section 8 and landlords will step up

    Fix Section 8 and landlords will step up
    Recent letters to the editor have focused on the reality that people deserving of Section 8 assistance need more landlords to open up their homes and apartments to Section 8 so that the housing poor will more quickly and easily obtain the housing that...
  • It's A Gray Area: It's time to take back America's moral high ground

    President Obama has recently renewed his plans to try to close our military prison at Guantanamo, Cuba, and has also promulgated new guidelines for our government's use of drones to assassinate people in places like Pakistan, Afghanistan and Yemen....
  • Some feel vindicated by Feds' accusation of racial bias by deputies

    Some feel vindicated by Feds' accusation of racial bias by deputies
    A U.S. Justice Department investigation that found Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley was met with cheers from some activists. But the Sheriff's Department and...
  • L.A. Now Live: $12.5 million for victims of racial harassment?

    L.A. Now Live: $12.5 million for victims of racial harassment?
    U.S. Department of Justice officials have demanded that Los Angeles County, Lancaster and Palmdale pay a total of $12.5 million to residents who the federal government found were victims of harassment and intimidation in the Antelope Valley. Times...
  • U.S. orders $12.5-million payment to victims of racial harassment

    U.S. orders $12.5-million payment to victims of racial harassment
    Los Angeles County, Lancaster and Palmdale should pay $12.5 million to residents who the federal government says were victims of harassment and intimidation in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department said. The demand coincides with last week'...
  • Blacks, Latinos laud racial-bias payment demand in Antelope Valley

    Civil rights leaders in the Antelope Valley demanded reforms from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, claiming racially biased policing has left residents living in fear. The U.S. Department of Justice last week found that local...
  • 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...