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The Politics of Crime Reporting

The Los Angeles Times is causing hubbub on its website because of a data-gathering project, the Homicide Report, that’s keeping track of every killing in […]

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It Takes a Family to Find a Body

Jenna Lord, she only makes it worse. Because now it seems like a pattern. Not just vulnerable women with drug problems getting preyed upon, maybe […]

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Excuse Me, Did You Pay for That?

As she was putting up a “Going Out of Business” sign, I had a chat with the manager of a national chain store that was […]

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Larry Mendte: The Case of the Missing Minivan

I was the victim of a crime yesterday. I believe there are many lessons to be learned from what my family and I went through […]

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Gun Control Debate Comes out of the closet in PA Politics

When two Western Pennsylvania politicians running for governor squabble over who has a better record on gun control, you don’t have to be a political […]

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A Graterford Power

He does this every day. Wanders through cellblocks, the lunchroom, into the chapel, maybe the gym. So every day they come up to him: “Can […]

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Where Is Toni Lee Sharpless?

Eileen Law has very long white-blond hair and dazzling teeth. Lately, she has spent a lot of time in Camden, especially at Broadway and Atlantic, […]