Homicides Up In L.A. County; Federal Cuts Cited

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http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-murders2sep02235620,1,2689221.story?coll=la-headlines-california Homicides have increased this year in unincorporated area and smaller municipalities around Los Angeles, even as killings have decreased within the city limits, the Los Angeles Times says. Many areas affected share ethnic and economic characteristics, as well as the same gang feuds. Officials emphasized that Los Angeles Police Department officer strength increased while the number of sheriff's deputies declined. They argue that . . .

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