Monthly Archives: October 2013

Violent Crime Spikes in L.A. After Decades of Decline

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Crime rates in Los Angeles County have been declining for decades, but a recent weekend brought a spate of homicides that may threaten this trend. NBC 4, Los Angeles, reports that across seven communities in the county, 10 people died … Continue reading

Budget Cuts Lead to Sharp Increase in Early Releases for L.A. Inmates

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Overcrowding and budget issues in Los Angeles County haveled to thousands of inmates serving time as little as 40 percent of their sentences. The Los Angeles Times investigated early releases at county jails through records from the Los Angeles County … Continue reading