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Review: Paris projects ready to ignite in 'Les Miserables'

Jan. 8, 2020 7:48 PM EST

Ladj Ly’s muscular police procedural “Les Miserables” is much leaner than Victor Hugo’s sprawling novel and shares little with it besides a suburban Paris setting. But they’re united in their sympathy for — and belief in the formidable power of — the underclass. ...

ADDS CONTEXT ABOUT ANTI-SEMITIC EVENTS IN NEW YORK AND THE SURROUNDING SUBURBS - In this Dec. 30, 2019, photo, Jewish girls walk to a bus in the Crown Heights neighborhood of New York, for a trip to Monsey, N.Y. Monsey Trails commuter bus company offers daily service between Monsey, N.Y., and the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn. The expansion of Orthodox Jewish communities in New York City's suburbs has led to sparring over new housing development and flare-ups of rhetoric that some say is cloaked anti-Semitism. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

As Jewish enclaves spring up around NYC, so does intolerance

Jan. 2, 2020 8:16 PM EST

MONSEY, N.Y. (AP) — For years, ultra-Orthodox Jewish families priced out of increasingly expensive Brooklyn neighborhoods have been turning to the suburbs, where they have taken advantage of open space and cheaper housing to establish modern-day versions of the European shtetls where their ancestors lived...

Lawsuit: Sewage could pollute Memphis area if deal ends

Dec. 31, 2019 8:45 AM EST

The ground and water in some northern Mississippi communities could become polluted if nearby Memphis pulls out of a decadeslong agreement to treat the area's sewage, the suburban water officials say in a federal lawsuit. In the newly filed suit, the Mississippi sewer district that serves thousands of customers...

Police have a residential street cordoned off as detectives investigate the deaths of four people found Christmas Day inside a home in Rio Rancho, N.M., on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019.  All of the victims appeared to have suffered gunshot wounds, police said in a statement posted on Facebook. Police did not identify the victims or say whether a suspect or suspects have been identified. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan)

New Mexico police investigate killing of 4 on Christmas Day

Dec. 26, 2019 7:42 PM EST

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — Four people found dead on Christmas Day in a home in an Albuquerque suburb were members of the same family and the case is being investigated as a murder-suicide, authorities said Thursday. The victims were identified as Carlos Velasquez, 50; Marilyn Velasquez, 45; Roberto...

Hawthorne Townhomes is a new 220-unit residential project on West Temple and 2852 South in Salt Lake City, seen Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019.   (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

Light rail fuels residential housing boom in South Salt Lake

Dec. 26, 2019 2:12 PM EST

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah (AP) — The light rail line that cuts through the suburb of South Salt Lake has fueled a residential housing boom in the last four years. More than 2,800 apartments, town houses and other homes have been built near TRAX lines and stations since 2015, The Salt Lake Tribune reports. The...

Olathe police: 68-year-old woman found stabbed to death

Dec. 21, 2019 12:35 PM EST

OLATHE, Kansas (AP) — A 68-year-old woman has been found stabbed to death in the suburban Kansas City, Kansas, community of Olathe, police there said. Olathe police said in a news release that officers were called just before noon Friday to a neighborhood for a report of an armed disturbance and found the...

Secret Santa makes traffic stops joyful in Kansas community

Dec. 19, 2019 8:21 AM EST

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Getting stopped by police was joyful for residents of one Kansas City suburb. KMBC-TV reports that Officer Ryanne Stevens was among the elves dolling out $100 bills on Wednesday in Shawnee, Kansas. After pulling over a van for a minor traffic infraction, she learned that the driver's...

Volunteers help people released from immigration detention

Dec. 16, 2019 6:10 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Gurwinder Singh Aujla was unsure of what to do after winning his asylum case and being released from the privately owned Federal ICE Processing Center in Aurora. The 19-year-old from India was legally allowed to reside in the U.S., but he knew no one in Colorado, had little money, no phone...

Mountain lion captured in Southern California suburb

Dec. 12, 2019 7:48 PM EST

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A mountain lion was captured Thursday in a Southern California neighborhood but officials said it wasn't the big cat that killed a resident's dog and injured another pet last week in the same suburb. Police and wildlife officers responded around dawn to Simi Valley, which is...

Mountain lion who killed dog prowls California neighborhood

Dec. 6, 2019 12:14 PM EST

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have warned residents of a Southern California suburb to take precautions as a mountain lion prowls neighborhoods after killing a resident’s dog and injuring another pet. Sightings of the big cat in the city of Simi Valley near Los Angeles resumed Thursday...