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  • 'Lost and Found in Johannesburg' maps the growth of a writer and nation

    A love of maps is every true traveler's secret pleasure. As a correspondent in Africa, years before one could follow a path rendered by MapQuest or Google Earth, I came to love and rely on those hand-stenciled city maps in the Lonely Planet guidebook...
  • Fixing Glitches In State's Anti-Racial Profiling System

    HARTFORD – The latest statewide data on Connecticut police traffic stops indicates that minorities are being stopped at rates higher than population statistics would suggest is normal. State officials are now crunching those numbers to determine...
  • Southern discomfort [Editorial]

    Southern discomfort [Editorial]
    Supporters of the League of the South can debate all they want whether their organization is truly a neo-Confederate hate group, as the Southern Poverty Law Center has classified them, but it would be much harder to argue that it isn’t an oddball...
  • Police: Man Head Butts Another Man During Argument Over Parking Spot

    FARMINGTON — A Wethersfield man was charged Tuesday night after he head-butted a man during an argument at Farmington Sports Arena, police said. Curt Jensen, 48, of 77 Greenfield St., and another man were arguing over a parking spot when Jensen...
  • LAPD detective accused of making racially charged remarks put on leave

    LAPD detective accused of making racially charged remarks put on leave
    A veteran Los Angeles police detective has been placed on leave pending an investigation into allegations that he made racially charged comments in a training lecture for other officers, authorities said. Frank Lyga, 57, was placed on paid leave after...
  • Freedom Summer receding from memory — but it shouldn't

     Freedom Summer receding from memory — but it shouldn't
    I wish every young person in Chicago knew about Freedom Summer. Their parents, too, for that matter. But after a half-century, stories about the students who traveled to Mississippi that brutal summer in 1964 to register disenfranchised African-...
  • Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus

    Neel Kashkari goes slumming, misses the bus
    Former investment banker Neel Kashkari, who is the Republican candidate for governor of California, staged a bravura act of political agitprop the other day. Kashkari posed as an unemployed worker in Fresno for a week, searching for work, sleeping...
  • Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]

    Justice was not done in Arundel road rage case [Letter]
    I am disgusted by the not guilty verdict rendered in the case of New Jersey detective Joseph Walker, who shot and killed Joseph Harvey Jr. last year ("N.J. officer not guilty of murder in Arundel road rage shooting," July 30). Clearly, Maryland law was...
  • Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting

    Witness describes road-rage battle, shooting
    As his friend lay dying on the side of the highway, Adam Pidel made a frantic call to 911. In a jumble of words, he repeated the license plate number of the driver who shot his friend after road-rage battle on Route 3 in Millersville. He struggled to...
  • Maynard Evans doesn't deserve to have name on a high school

    The debate over where to put Maynard Evans High School has raged for several years, but so far, no one has questioned whether a new school in a new location deserves a new name. Maynard Evans was a highly respected druggist who served as a member of the...
  • Sen. Ted Lieu wants Fox News host to resign over 'xenophobic' remarks

    Sen. Ted Lieu wants Fox News host to resign over 'xenophobic' remarks
    Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance called on Fox News host Bob Beckel to resign Saturday after he said on the air Thursday that "Chinamen" are the single biggest threat to national security.  During an episode of the “The Five,”...