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  • Justice Department likely to impose reforms on Ferguson police

    Justice Department likely to impose reforms on Ferguson police
    Those hoping the federal government will criminally prosecute Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson in the killing of an unarmed black man are likely to be disappointed, but chances are strong that the Justice Department will impose significant...
  • Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice

    In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a white South Carolina state trooper. Groubert would later claim...
  • Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.

    Blacks and whites need to wake up to racial injustice.
    In September, I received an email that should have left me feeling vindicated. It was in response to the nonfatal shooting of Levar Jones, an unarmed African-American man, by Sean Groubert, a whiteSouth Carolina state trooper. Mr. Groubert would later...
  • Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?

    Commentary: Why is Barack Obama so hated?
    Why is Barack Obama so hated? The question cropped up several times Tuesday on "CBS This Morning." CBS News political director John Dickerson looked at what will follow next week's midterms if the Republicans win the Senate. "The question is after this...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5

    Five things for Wednesday, Nov. 5
    Election hangover edition of five things for you today in Central Florida. 1. Governor Rick Scott won a second term as governor defeating Democratic candidate Charlie Crist. Scott said at his speech last night, "It's time to put all the division...
  • Federal grand jury meets in Orlando; no sign of Zimmerman witnesses

    Federal grand jury meets in Orlando; no sign of Zimmerman witnesses
    An Orlando federal grand jury was in session Wednesday but there was no indication during its morning session that it heard evidence in the George Zimmerman civil rights case. A Department of Justice civil rights attorney from Washington, D.C., Mark...
  • Anita Smithey murder trial: Jury selection underway for woman who says she killed rapist

    Anita Smithey murder trial: Jury selection underway for woman who says she killed rapist
    SANFORD – Jury selection is underway this afternoon for Anita Smithey, an Oviedo woman accused of murdering her estranged husband, a man she says she shot while he was raping her. Smithey, 46, is charged with second-degree murder. She's accused of...
  • Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury testimony

    Former Zimmerman supporter appears for grand jury testimony
    Once George Zimmerman's vocal defender, Frank Taaffe said Wednesday that he wanted to "make amends" with the family of Trayvon Martin by testifying for a federal grand jury convened in downtown Orlando. The grand jury is believed to be hearing testimony...
  • President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'

    President Obama on race, America and the elusive 'more perfect union'
    President Obama first grabbed national attention with a keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention that portrayed America the way most Americans want to see it, as a unified entity, regardless of its occasional squabbles. Ironic, then,...
  • Protesters stage 'die-in' outside Orlando police station

    Protesters stage 'die-in' outside Orlando police station
    More than 100 people lay on the ground outside of the Orlando police headquarters Saturday afternoon, joining protesters nationwide upset over two recent grand jury decisions to not indict white police officers who killed unarmed black men. Keisha...
  • Tamir Rice's mother wants conviction of white officer who shot her son

    Tamir Rice's mother wants conviction of white officer who shot her son
    The mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old fatally shot while playing with a pellet gun in a Cleveland Park, said on Monday the family wants the white officer who fired at the child to be convicted. In her first news conference since last week’s...