Why the deaths of Latinos at the hands of police haven’t drawn as much attention

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By Nicole Santa Cruz, Ruben Vives and Marisa Gerber | LA Times July 18, 2015 | 4:00 A.M. Kris Ramirez never saw police as a threat. Growing up, his body didn’t tense with us-versus-them dread when police cruisers drove through his Southeast Los Angeles neighborhood. “If someone is wearing a uniform,” Ramirez said, “you show […]

SC county copes with surge in gun violence, gangs

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The Associated Press Jan, 25th, 2010 WALTERBORO, S.C. — South Carolina law enforcement agents have set up shop in Colleton County, hoping to stem a surge in gun violence and gang activity which has led to its highest homicide count in a decade. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports that State Law Enforcement Division […]