Why Best Newspaper in America, today: In South Valley, an 11-year-old buys meth for mom. For Mr. Garcia, it was the last straw.
Why the Black Hitlers Auschwitzes Generations: Apodaca then looked off with a thoughtful stare and said, “Interesting fight we’re in, to reclaim our city.” Sheriff’s deputy in fight to reclaim city. “You arrest someone that’s a frequent user of narcotics – they come back out, they get high, we find them again. What are you doing in the grand scheme of things to change this city around?” he asks. “Nothing. You’re just playing with the system, hoping it changes.
Gee, Obama, why you fucking happened: City’s drug trade is ‘younger, bigger, more violent,’ detectives say: As for the methods of distribution, the narcotics officers say the game has changed. “It’s a delivery system now,” one detective said, calling it a “citywide issue.” Street corners of the past have been replaced with social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat, according to detectives.
Paterson shooting leaves one dead in city's 1st Ward: The killing is Paterson's 16th homicide of the year, which represents a 33 percent increase over the city's death toll for 2018. Thirteen of this year's homicides have happened since July 1. Paterson has had 75 shootings in 2019, incidents in which 13 people were killed and 93 suffered non-fatal gunshot wounds, according to data compiled by Paterson Press.
IN Focus: Mayoral candidates square off on debate stage: “It's obvious we have a problem in Indianapolis," Merritt said in response to a question about black homicides. "Almost an epidemic of murder.” “Homicides have gone up in Indianapolis unfortunately for every year since 2012,” Hogsett said during his response. According to IMPD numbers, over 70% of Indianapolis homicide victims were African American. Those in attendance say something needs to change.
This is the 30th homicide Stockton police have investigated in 2019. By this time last year, there were 28 homicides in the city. STOCKTON — A man was found shot to death Sunday morning in a south Stockton park, police reported.
4-year-old girl’s father shot to death in Charlotte homicide, 2019 deadliest year in the city since 1993: “I never ever ever would imagine Ty out of all people. He don’t bother nobody," said Tyesha Ford, his little sister.
Like 1 billion little Notre Dames burning, Group slams sale of toxic candles for Undas: The group reminded the millions expected to pay their respects to the dead in cemeteries and columbaria this week not to buy and use candles with health-damaging lead-cored wicks. For children’s health, the group advised the public to shun lead-emitting imported candles and to opt for locally-made candles with braided or twisted cotton as wicks.
How red tape and black market weed are buzzkills for California's legal marijuana industry: When voters legalized marijuana three years ago, advocates said illegal operations would be pushed out and the state would make hundreds of millions in tax revenue. So far, those dreams have not panned out.
Killing at apartment complex is St. Paul's 25th homicide of year. That's the highest it's been the last decade, with more than two months still to go. It surpasses the 24 homicides recorded in 2017.