University of Nebraska at Omaha
FROM Samuel Walker
Justice Department investigation finds police bias in Baltimore A Justice Department investigation has found that the Baltimore Police Department has routinely discriminated against black citizens for years. The report issued Wednesday comes after a yearlong investigation following the death of Freddie Gray in April, 2015. Baltimore isn’t the only department that’s been investigated for biased policing by the Obama administration. Since 2000, the Department of Justice has scrutinized almost two dozen police forces around the country. How does Baltimore compare? And have reforms improved policing?
Farewell LA freeways, Peter Shire is back Angelenos don't want more freeways but we seem not to want mass transit either. Metro has killed the 710 freeway extension, and bus and train ridership is down across the region. What's the future of getting around in LA? And, Peter Shire is having a comeback. What attracts a new generation to his playful ceramics and furniture?
In 'Speechless,' Scott Silveri combines comedy, family & disability Scott Silveri has written and produced sitcoms for more than 20 years. In all that time, he never encountered a TV family that looked anything like the one he grew up in -- with a mom, a dad...and a brother with cerebral palsy. He changed that with his show Speechless on ABC. Silveri tells us about looking to his own past for stories, and why he was determined to make a family comedy and not just a "disability show."