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  • Ferguson shooting does not justify criminal behavior [Letter]

    Ferguson shooting does not justify criminal behavior [Letter]
    What is happening now in Ferguson is just unnecessary ("Baltimore demonstrators to protest again for Ferguson," Aug. 20). Rioting and looting is not a response to the death of Michael Brown. It's simply an excuse for some to commit crimes for their own...
  • Do black leaders ignore black-on-black crime?

     Do black leaders ignore black-on-black crime?
    The shooting of Michael Brown and its turbulent aftermath have renewed an old question: Why does the black community raise a ruckus when a white person kills a black person, which is rare, but not when a black person kills a black person, which is far...
  • Deep justice in Ferguson

    Black 'hood, white cops. Get on the sidewalk! And so it begins, and begins, and begins. An African-American boy dies for walking in the street -- yet one more insanely small transgression. Protesters cry for justice. The legal bureaucracy hunkers down,...
  • Witnesses recall attack by dogs belonging to man on trial for murder

    Witnesses recall attack by dogs belonging to man on trial for murder
    Two horseback riders recalled in an Antelope Valley courtroom Thursday the frenzied moments when a pack of dogs attacked them, leaving them frightened and their horses bloodied.  Epifanio Maldonado and Eladio Lopez said they were swarmed by the pit...
  • National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri

    National Guard withdraws from Ferguson, Missouri
    As Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from this St. Louis suburb Thursday, the persistent protests over the police killing of Michael Brown appeared smaller and much more subdued for the second night in a row....
  • Drug dealer killed Chicago cop, companion: prosecutors

    Drug dealer killed Chicago cop, companion: prosecutors
    In the days leading up to the August 2008 slayings of off-duty Chicago police Detective Robert Soto and a companion on the West Side, a fight was brewing nearby between gang rivals selling heroin. Traveling Vice Lord lieutenant Justin "J-Rock" Austin had...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 22: Mistrial in Newport News, Texas governor indicted

    Mistrial called in Newport News after juror visits crime scene Wednesday in Newport News Circuit Court, a mistrial was called on the third day of the trial of Charles Crist, who is charged with murder and a firearms offense in the slaying of Greg K....
  • Ridgefield Infant Car Death Ruled Homicide; No Charges Filed

    Ridgefield Infant Car Death Ruled Homicide; No Charges Filed
    RIDGEFIELD — The death of a 15-month-old Ridgefield child left in a car last month has been ruled a homicide, and police and prosecutors met Thursday to decide whether anyone should be arrested. The child, identified as Benjamin Seitz, was left...
  • Shock and awe in Ferguson

    For those of us who lived through the 1992 Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, and for all of us who remember the Trayvon Martin murder, just two years ago, events surrounding the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown look all too familiar. As Yogi...
  • Identifying James Foley's executioner seen as possible, if difficult

    The black-hooded executioner who beheaded American journalist James Foley may have left more clues to his identity than he intended, experts said Thursday, beginning with his distinctly British voice, a sonic fingerprint that gives investigators a...
  • Lakewood deputy beaten in mall attack 'making progress'

    Lakewood deputy beaten in mall attack 'making progress'
    A sheriff's deputy hospitalized after being kicked in the head during a run-in with a man at the Lakewood Center mall says he is making progress even though he was told he may not walk again. In a letter dictated to his wife, Nicole, Deputy Brandon Love...