Analysis: Will California Really Change Policing?

It’s crunch month for California legislators who promised sweeping reforms in response to the police killing of George Floyd and the protests his death unleashed. Yet some social justice advocates doubt that politicians’ stomachs for change are as strong as...
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Husband of DA Charged With Pulling Gun on Protesters in LA

LOS ANGELES — The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been charged with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter members who demonstrated outside the couple’s home the day before she faced a primary election in March. The state attorney ge...
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Violence, Protests, Arrival of Agents Put Chicago on Edge

CHICAGO — Amid a surge in gun violence and protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, the nation's third-largest city is on edge, awaiting possible greater tension in the form of a plan by President Donald Trump to dispatch dozens of federal agents to Chic...