FROM Jennifer London
KCET Peeks inside a Cash-Strapped Los Angeles Court The governor and legislature are slashing the budget of the third branch of state government, leading to justice delayed, which means justice denied. KCET's SoCal Connected found that's especially true for families in dependency court . For the first time, cameras were allowed to record proceedings in the largest court of its kind in the country. Jennifer London is the correspondent for a segment to air Friday, with repeats on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. video platform video management video solutions video player
"Tough on crime" rhetoric sees a revival at Sessions' DOJ The pendulum swings between treatment-focused approaches to drug abuse and tough law enforcement. Now, after years of Obama-era "reforms," President Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions wants local police freed from federal restrictions to fight another "war on drugs."
Mixed Messages from US diplomats on the new hard line on Syria Since President Trump's surprise retaliation against Syria's use of chemical weapons, Bashar al-Assad has used the same airport to launch conventional attacks on his own people. It's not clear what the US, its allies — or Vladimir Putin's Russia -- plan to do now.
After Syria strike a new Trump doctrine emerges The President who promised an end to entanglements in the Middle East and snuggled up to Vladimir Putin has now outraged Russia with surprise missile attacks on Syria. That's raised questions about who's running the White House? We hear a variety of answers.