Mr. Kevonte Alfred
Kevonte Alfred, of Gary, died early Tuesday at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus after he was shot in the side inside a residence
A wake-up call for the community: Loved ones remember popular rapper, gunned down in the street
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Clean Those Vacant Lots: A Neighborhood Anti-Crime Strategy That Works
by TCR Staff on October 14, 2019 at 3:00 pm
Two researchers found that a Philadelphia program to revitalize abandoned lots in the city’s most blighted neighborhoods resulted in “significant” reductions in shootings and assaults.
Family Substance Abuse Reported by Half of US Adults: Gallup
by TCR Staff on October 14, 2019 at 2:59 pm
Close to half of U.S. adults, 46 percent, have dealt with substance abuse problems in their family: 18 percent have had just alcohol problems and 10 percent have had just drug problems, while 18 percent have experienced both, according to a Gallup poll.
Hardliner Eyed as Next Homeland Security Chief
by TCR Staff on October 14, 2019 at 2:58 pm
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli is touted as a likely replacement for outgoing Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan—a move that would be welcomed by immigration hardliners, But acrimony between Cuccinelli and leading GOP senators might be a major obstacle to his confirmation.
Political Shifts Stiffen Dem Candidates Views on Gun Issues
by TCR Staff on October 14, 2019 at 2:57 pm
Most candidates back ideas that past nominees sidestepped or rejected, a New York Times poll found. That may be in response to a shift in the political terrain as a result of mass shootings and an emboldened network of advocacy groups.
Fort Worth Officer Resigns After Killing Resident
by Crime and Justice News on October 14, 2019 at 11:52 am
The white Fort Worth, Tx., police officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson, a 28-year-old black woman, in her home has resigned from the department and faces possible criminal charges. Jefferson’s family is demanding an independent investigation of the officer, identified as Aaron Dean.