Post Tagged with: "Crime"

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The Effects of Policing in Brownsville, Brooklyn

Even with a looser policy of policing in Brownsville, some residents agree that a strong police presence is needed for safety, but at the same time, that presence can be overbearing.

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State of Baltimore

The staff of Pavement Pieces, traveled to Baltimore for a 3-day multimedia project.

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Building a life after prison

After spending 23 months in prison, Kim Morris is now an aspiring entrepreneur.

Gun buyback event in Bushwick nets 85 weapons
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Gun buyback event in Bushwick nets 85 weapons

Event was organized in response to the burgeoning number of homicides and gun violence in the Bushwick community.

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Community group in Crown Heights hopes to reduce gun violence

Community group Save Our Streets Crown Heights works with youth in Brooklyn

Philadelphia Life: Illegal guns are a way of life in some neighborhoods
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Philadelphia Life: Illegal guns are a way of life in some neighborhoods

Obtaining a pistol can be as easy as walking up to a corner and asking for one.

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Philadelphia Life: The Golden Block fights to revitalize in the face of urban ills

Amanda Plasencia report’s from Philadelphia’s “El Bloque de Oro” a Latino community that faces stiff economic pressures and battles the ills of drug addiction and high levels of crime.

Philadelphia Life: In memory of lost loved ones, women band together to fight crime
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Philadelphia Life: In memory of lost loved ones, women band together to fight crime

Mothers in Charge are fighting to reduce crime and mentor young criminals.

Dealt many blows, one woman fights on
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Dealt many blows, one woman fights on

Carolina Quinones Scott overcame the death of her mother as a teenager, a painful divorce, mental illness and the death of her second husband.