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Neighborhood presidents speak on violence and fear in their communities

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times (Second of Two Parts) Like everyone else in Birmingham, the men and women who serve as presidents of the city’s 99...

Community leaders offer solutions to curb youth violence

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Birmingham neighborhood leaders aren’t just talking about problems in their communities. They’re working to provide solutions. Neighborhood association presidents like Kevin...

Is the Birmingham Police Department doing enough to reduce violence?

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Neighborhood leaders are split over whether the Birmingham Police Department (BPD) is doing enough to help reduce crime in the...

Local lawyers give first-hand accounts why they see violence escalating in...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. The Birmingham Times Lawyers view the violence that permeates a community from a unique vantage point as they defend the accused, prosecute...

How Birmingham Housing plans to reduce crime at one of its...

  By Joseph D. Bryant Housing Authority of the Birmingham District The president/CEO of Birmingham’s housing authority envisions a new look for Marks Village in the Gate...

Understanding, mentors needed to curb violence in the city

  By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times More than 200 Birmingham residents got a chance this week to ask city, state, county and community leaders about issues...

Conflicts between mayor, city council could impact Birmingham elections in 2017

By Denise Stewart For The Birmingham Times If you think 2016 was filled with change and surprise, 2017 could offer much more, especially in Birmingham and...

Crime Stoppers’ Chairman gives $6K for Brighton to purchase police cars

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times   After months of financial turmoil, the city of Brighton has received help with the purchase of two new police cars. The...

Criminal Justice Reform Snagged in Campaign Politics

  By Dee Hunter Urban News Service   Planned reforms to federal drug and sentencing laws that imprisoned many African-Americans have become locked up by election-year politics. “The cost...

Crime Pays

By Mahari A. McTier Governor Robert Bentley has recently proposed the state merge the state’s maximum security prisons, about 14 in all, into six prisons,...

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