| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:17 AM
At 1:30 p.m. on a sunny December weekday, just down the hill from prestigious City College high school, shattered glass and blood stained the street.
Neighbors and passersby gathered on the fringes of the crime scene and watched as police officers began...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Rough, formulaic but effective, "White Panther" follows a young man's attempts to rise above his crime-ridden ghetto life through athletics, set within the context of angry, alienated Russian-Jewish emigres disdainful of mainstream Israeli society....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Corrections officer Katera Stevenson, 25, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a racketeering charge, admitting her part in a Black Guerrilla Family gang network that smuggled drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore jail.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 5:52 PM
A 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and other charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old girl in Moreno Valley, Riverside County sheriff's officials said Tuesday.
Jail records showed the suspect, identified as...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
A 21-year-old gang member was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl in Moreno Valley, prosecutors said.
Keandre Narkie Johnson, of Moreno Valley, was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon on charges of murder,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Ashake Banks celebrated her 40th birthday last month not with a cake or a party but with a march against youth gun violence.
It’s been more than a year since Banks’ 7-year-old daughter, Heaven Sutton, was shot and killed as she helped...
| Sep 22, 2013
Chicago has a history of obliterating its history. Significant buildings fall to the wrecking ball for parking lots, and entire swaths of the cityscape are bulldozed by economic forces like deindustrialization and gentrification, and political movements...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:43 PM
French director Luc Besson is known for offbeat gangster films that combine humor and a soft touch with bloody R-rated violence. "La Femme Nikita" and "The Professional" are among his credits. His new release, "The Family," has famous American stars to...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:08 PM
One day after 13 people were shot and wounded in a Chicago park, a rash of separate shootings erupted across the city overnight Friday and into Saturday morning leaving five dead and at least six injured, police said.
The latest shooting involved a 51-...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Baltimore police used battering rams to smash their way into suspected drug dens in a series of pre-dawn raids Tuesday that netted a half-dozen arrests, continuing what authorities describe as aggressive campaign to "dismantle" the Black Guerrilla...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:30 AM
America will soon nod respectfully to the first anniversary of the 26 murders that "shocked the nation" last year, sparking fervent cries for action.
Newtown, those directly affected by the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012,...