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  • Baltimore and the language of change

    Baltimore and the language of change
    For the last half-century, invoking the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to condemn or explain black urban uprisings has been a mandatory exercise. Recent events in Baltimore are no exception. Critics say that destroying property and attacking police desecrate...
  • Cops: Woman intentionally pooped in patrol car after arrest

    Cops: Woman intentionally pooped in patrol car after arrest
    Mess around with some folks and you just might witness Montezuma's revenge. Katelyn Patricia Felegi took off her pants and deliberately created some 'biohazard waste' in the back seat of a cruiser, officers said, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Inmates...
  • The latest on Freddie Gray and Baltimore protests

    The latest on Freddie Gray and Baltimore protests
    A week after riots broke out in Baltimore following the funeral for Freddie Gray, the city looks to return to normal. A citywide curfew was lifted and National Guard has begun to withdraw troops. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Sunday lifted the...
  • Georgia sheriff accused of shooting woman in Atlanta suburb

    An Atlanta-area sheriff who was acquitted three years ago in a major public corruption case is now accused of shooting a woman in a subdivision near the suburb of Lawrenceville. The woman was found shot in the abdomen Sunday evening, Gwinnett County...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Thugs do exist, and we need responsible individuals to police them

    WASHINGTON A thug by any other name, like a rose, is still a thug. Thugs come in all hues white, brown, black and in between. They even come in police uniforms. Thugs can be found everywhere. The origin of the word "thug" derives from a murderous cult of...
  • Outside Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas, 2 gunmen are killed and guard is shot

    Two gunmen were killed and a security guard wounded in an attack Sunday outside a controversial Dallas-area event where organizers were holding a contest for cartoons featuring the Muslim prophet Muhammad, police said. The Muhammad Art Exhibit and...
  • NYPD officer 'fighting for his life'; suspect denied bail

    A man who officials say boasted of being a street "hellraiser" and who served prison time for attempted murder was arraigned on charges that he shot a New York City police officer in the head. Officer Brian Moore "is fighting for his life," Queens...
  • Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

    Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray's death, Baltimore's mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved. A jubilant crowd of several hundred prayed and sang civil-rights anthems at...
  • Sen. Browne, under investigation for possible DUI crash, in hospital with 'considerable injuries'

    Sen. Browne, under investigation for possible DUI crash, in hospital with 'considerable injuries'
    Sen. Pat Browne, considered by many to be the Lehigh Valley's most influential state lawmaker, is in the hospital recovering from "considerable injuries" following a Saturday motorcycle crash that state police are investigating as a possible case of...
  • Florida's only woman on death row wants new trial in double murder

    Florida's only woman on death row wants new trial in double murder
    The only white woman on Florida's death row will ask the Florida Supreme Court to throw out her conviction and death sentence this week for robbing, kidnapping and burying a disabled Jacksonville couple alive. Lawyers for Tiffany Cole, 33, will argue...
  • '2 drunk 2 care' driver to be sentenced today

    '2 drunk 2 care' driver to be sentenced today
    The woman who tweeted she was "2 drunk 2 care" minutes before a wrong-way crash killed two other young women on the Sawgrass Expressway is scheduled to be sentenced Monday. Kayla Maria Mendoza, 22, is facing up to 30 years in prison after pleading...