Detroit residents say neighborhood police make a difference

Tray Ling

(Clockwise left to right) Detroit Police Department Neighborhood Police Officers Marcia Williams, Dan Robinson and Eric Hill gather with Sergeant Charles Spruce before handing out gun safety information and gun locks while going door-to-door along Fenelon Street on Detroit’s east side on Thursday, March 25, 2021.
Ryan Garza, Detroit Free Press

On a recent warm sunny Thursday morning in March, Officer Barren Coleman was at one of his usual stops, a Citgo gas station on West McNichols and the Southfield service drive. 

As he made his way to the door, it was held open for him by a young Black

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Bystanders in viral incident in Summit neighborhood speak out

Tray Ling

In the video, the altercation comes to an end when women walking through the neighborhood decided to step in and help the victim.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Three women who came to the aid of a young Black man after witnessing an altercation with a Fort Jackson soldier in a Columbia neighborhood are speaking out about the experience. 

A viral video shows a man in a hostile exchange with a young Black man in Columbia’s Summit neighborhood.

In the video, the altercation comes to an end when the women walking through the neighborhood decided to step in and help the victim. 

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Community helps build garden for Harrisonburg neighborhood residents

Tray Ling

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – Community volunteers of all ages helped assemble the Kelley Street Garden in Harrisonburg on Saturday.

Residents of the Harrison heights neighborhood will be able to use one of 11 garden beds to grow their own produce.

The idea for a residential garden started in 2019 when the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority saw an interest from the community.

The housing authority worked with James Madison University’s Dining Services to secure grant funding from Aramark, but the project was put on pause due to the pandemic.

“Because of COVID and some other things, that got delayed. So,

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Fox terrorizes Topsham neighborhood – Portland Press Herald

Tray Ling

A fox tried to attack at least three people in the dense Topsham Heights neighborhood Saturday before a Middle Street resident shot the animal after it chased him into his home.

The fox had porcupine quills in its face, which Topsham Police Sgt. Mark Gilliam said is a telltale sign that the animal was likely rabid, as healthy animals normally would not attack porcupines.

The police got their first complaint about the fox hiding under a porch on Cameron Way off Winter Street at 10:17 a.m.

About 45 minutes later police and a Maine game warden were called to Western

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Spate of shootings has Richmond neighborhood on edge

Tray Ling

RICHMOND, Va. — For several nights in a row, random gunfire calls and drive-by shootings have kept Richmond Police busy.

Tuesday a Huguenot High School junior was hit by a bullet as she watched TV. She’s still recovering at Chippenham Hospital.

A tiny hole in a piece of siding on a house on Powell Street on Richmond’s Southside is causing huge problems for the 17-year-old girl and her family.

“A bullet went through her wrist and into her side,” said a woman, who did not want to give her name. “And it’s a shame for an innocent bystander to be

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