Crime is easing its grip on L.A.


J. Michael Kennedy and Lisa Richardson, Times Staff Writers

Copyright 2006 Los Angeles Times
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In the toughest part of Los Angeles, that stretch of neighborhoods that fan out from the southern border of the USC campus, more homicides are committed than in any other area of the city. Gangs still roam the streets. And yet there is reason for hope, a sense that things have gotten better.

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