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  • Weekend shootings in NYC leave two dead, 21 injured

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two people were killed and 21 injured in more than a dozen separate shootings in New York City over the weekend, police said on Monday. The gun violence, scattered around four New York boroughs, is part of a recent increase in...
  • Baltimore police filming of protesters raises questions

    Baltimore police filming of protesters raises questions
    As hundreds walked through Baltimore on Thursday to protest a police shooting in Missouri, uniformed officers were recording their every move. The decision by the Baltimore Police Department to record the march raised questions about how the tapes would...
  • National Guard to help restore calm in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. Just moments after Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald S. Johnson announced early Monday that new security steps were planned in Ferguson that would not include National Guard troops, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that he was activating those...
  • Man Fatally Shot In New Haven From Stray Bullet Was Sitting At His Computer

    NEW HAVEN — A 61-year-old man was fatally shot in the back in his home early Sunday the day after his birthday by a stray bullet while he was sitting at his computer, police said. At 1:54 a.m. police received several 911 calls reporting gunshots...
  • Crime Scene - The case of the 'Forest Phantom'

    Crime Scene - The case of the 'Forest Phantom'
    Matt Jablow's "Crime Scene" story this week involves the unsolved case that police referred to as the "Forest Phantom." On May 15, 1983, a man emerged from the woods near Loch Raven Reservoir and fired shots into the parked car where Catherine Britt sat...
  • Autopsy finds unarmed teen killed by police was shot six times: NYT

    (Reuters) - A preliminary private autopsy report found that Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a police officer in the suburban St. Louis city of Ferguson, was shot at least six times, the New York Times reported on Sunday night. Citing Dr....
  • Theater of the absurd in Ferguson

    Theater of the absurd in Ferguson
    It was in a college theater class that I learned about a genre called theater of the absurd. These were plays written mostly by European playwrights between the 1940s and 1960s, as well as a certain style that flowed from their work. What reminded me of...
  • Ferguson protests: Tear gas fired after attacks on police, officer says

    Police came under "heavy gunfire" and 31 people were arrested, authorities said on Tuesday, in racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. "Not a single bullet was fired...
  • Police identify man found dead on Boulder Drive in Newport News

    Police identify man found dead on Boulder Drive in Newport News
    UPDATE 08/18:  Newport News police have identified the body of a man found dead outside an apartment complex on Boulder Drive Sunday as 31-year-old David Duke Sims of Chesapeake. Sims, of the 1200 block of Triple Crown Court, was shot, Newport News...
  • 31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says

    31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says
    As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this St. Louis suburb said 31 people had been...
  • Ferguson, Mo.: Microcosm of U.S.: Front & Center

    The shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has drawn comparisons to the Trayvon Martin shooting in a tony Sanford subdivision two years ago. Unlike Sanford, however, Ferguson has erupted in riots, prompting Missouri Gov. Jay...