Jill Leovy

Los Angeles Times

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Staff writer at the Los Angeles Times and creator of The Homicide Report, which tracks homicides across the city; author of Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Jill Leovy on KCRW

We just had a weekend of emotional calls from teenagers for stricter gun control and a commitment to fight violence.

How does gun violence in LA compare to the rest of the US?

We just had a weekend of emotional calls from teenagers for stricter gun control and a commitment to fight violence.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Last year, 260 people were murdered in the city of Los Angeles. People like 20-year-old Christian Blanco, who was killed in a drive-by on December 29.

'Ghettoside'

Last year, 260 people were murdered in the city of Los Angeles. People like 20-year-old Christian Blanco, who was killed in a drive-by on December 29.

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The Los Angeles Police Department says it’ll send dozens of elite officers into South LA in response to an increase in crime and reported gang violence.

LAPD Focuses on South LA

The Los Angeles Police Department says it’ll send dozens of elite officers into South LA in response to an increase in crime and reported gang violence.

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