Santa Monica’s third homicide of 2008

(Santa Monica, California) A Santa Monica man who’d been hospitalized following an assault in a crime-ridden neighborhood earlier this month has died. Word of the death came today in a Santa Monica Police Department news release . According to police, Preston Brumfield had been found lying unconscious on the sidewalk May 11 on the 1900… Continue reading Santa Monica’s third homicide of 2008

From Tucson to LA, the toll of violence on hometown streets

Updates: Check out this May 21 story: Santa Monica’s third homicide of 2008 Los Angeles Times, LAPD chief vows to clarify policy on immigrants, April 17 Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton said Wednesday that the department’s controversial policy on dealing with illegal immigrants was widely misunderstood by the public and some of his… Continue reading From Tucson to LA, the toll of violence on hometown streets