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  • 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...
  • Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend

    Executive Profile: Martin Nesbitt, the first friend
    Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States. The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
  • Adela Cepeda carved her own path to success

    Adela Cepeda carved her own path to success
    Adela Cepeda stepped adroitly along her path to become one of the city's most prominent Latina businesswomen. But she walked it on her own, rather than as part of the power couple she and her husband were once well on their way to becoming. Cepeda, an...
  • Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live

    Editorial: Sequester Hitting Poor Where They Live
    If you were entertaining the notion that the so-called sequester is really a good idea, it isn't. It may end up putting hundreds of poor Connecticut families out on the street. That is just one of many adverse effects beginning to take shape as a result...
  • 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...
  • Culleton: Work needed to keep U.S. Postal Service from becoming a dead letter

    In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command." As a...
  • Study explores why some families return to poor neighborhoods

    Study explores why some families return to poor neighborhoods
    When it was introduced in 1994, the federal housing experiment Moving to Opportunity was, to some, a means to rectify poverty. To others, it was a way for cities to dump their poorest residents on the suburbs. Many deemed it a failure, and officials...
  • Former Markham Dep. Chief charged with sexual abuse

    Former Markham Dep. Chief charged with sexual abuse
    A former deputy police chief in south suburban Markham was arrested and is expected in U.S. District Court this afternoon after being charged with sexually abusing a victim and violating civil rights, officials said. Tony D. DeBois was arrested at his...
  • Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now

    Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now
    A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared. But the...
  • 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...