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  • Small town succeeds where Chicago fails

    Small town succeeds where Chicago fails
    — Moving from Chicago's South Side to a public housing development in this city of 32,000 was a major culture shock for Keona Lee. For one thing, she never expected to find a truancy officer at her door, asking why her second-grade daughter had...
  • Man who stole settlement money from relatives gets 7 1/2; years

    Man who stole settlement money from relatives gets 7 1/2; years
    Rahshone Burnett was supposed to use the millions of dollars won by his young nieces and nephews in a wrongful-death lawsuit to ensure that they thrived after the tragedy of losing their mother and brother in a 2001 fire. Instead, prosecutors say,...
  • Strategies to combat truancy

    Strategies to combat truancy
    School districts across Illinois and around the U.S. use an array of tools to get kindergarten to eighth-grade students back in school, implementing promising anti-truancy measures without significant additional spending or staff. Experts say the most...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Connected to Chicago (.mp3 file, right click to download) WLS-AM 890. Host Bill Cameron with Greg Hinz of Crain's......
  • Ex-L.A. housing official sentenced to 51 months in fraud scheme

     
    A former construction official with the Los Angeles housing authority has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for conspiring with his two brothers to steal more than $500,000 from the city agency....
  • Should CHA require drug tests for residents?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds From today's Tribune story by Kim Geiger: 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......
  • Football: Southern Section 8-man playoff pairings

     
    EIGHT-MAN FOOTBALL SOUTHERN SECTION PLAYOFF PAIRINGS DIVISION I First round, Friday or Saturday as noted Dunn (Condor 4, 4-3) at #1 Bermuda Dunes Desert Christian (Victory 1, 8-1), Friday, 6 p.m. Faith Baptist (Heritage 2, 3-6) vs. Downey Calvary Chapel.....
  • 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,...
  • Crescenta Valley 9-10 All-Star softball team keeps title hopes alive

    JURUPA VALLEY — Put in a situation where there wasn’t room for error, the Crescenta Valley 9-10 All-Star softball team shored up its pitching and defense to keep its championship aspirations alive. Thanks to some clutch hitting from Alex...