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  • President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown

    President Obama chooses his words carefully on Michael Brown
    As they watched police in military gear spread tear gas in a St. Louis suburb in recent days, White House aides knew President Obama would be expected to weigh in on race. But rather than bold words, Obama's reaction in this case has been shaped by an...
  • A gunman is killed and LAPD officer wounded in rolling gun battle

    A gunman is killed and LAPD officer wounded in rolling gun battle
    It started like so many police car chases in Los Angeles do. But when a sport utility vehicle being pursued through South L.A. stopped on a freeway onramp, a gunman carrying a high-powered, assault-type rifle stepped out and opened fire at the police...
  • A mother's lament: For young black men, high stakes and hard rules

    A mother's lament: For young black men, high stakes and hard rules
    Christine Ewings learned in a phone call from a friend that her street had been closed because a young black man had been shot by police. Ewings was not surprised. Months earlier, she was so worried about police stopping her 16-year-old son that she...
  • Officer who pointed rifle at Ferguson protester suspended indefinitely

    A police officer who pointed his assault rifle at a demonstrator in Ferguson, Mo., has been suspended indefinitely, authorities said Wednesday. The unidentified officer from the St. Ann Police Department pointed his weapon after he became involved in an...
  • Sanford PD: Double-shooting suspect arrested

    Sanford PD: Double-shooting suspect arrested
    The man suspected in last week's double shooting in Sanford has turned himself in to police, investigators say. Moease Abraham Brooks was considered armed and dangerous, police said. He faces attempted murder charges in connection with the Aug. 14...
  • L.A. settles police shooting case for $5 million

    L.A. settles police shooting case for $5 million
    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5-million settlement with the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live television in a barrage of gunfire at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown L.A. The proposed payout...
  • Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident

    Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson becomes an international incident
    Amnesty International has sent monitors to the scene. Palestinians are tweeting advice on how to cope with tear gas. Tibetan monks have showed up to offer prayers. Russian officials, Iran’s official news agency and China’s state-run media...
  • Autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot six times, and twice in the head

    Autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot six times, and twice in the head
    Michael Brown was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, a preliminary private autopsy found, a Brown family attorney said Sunday night. This mostly black St. Louis suburb has been racked by unrest since Brown was shot by a Ferguson...
  • Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew as National Guard called in

    Missouri governor lifts Ferguson curfew as National Guard called in
    Missouri Governor Jay Nixon lifted the curfew for the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson on Monday and began deploying National Guard troops to help quell days of rioting and looting spurred by the fatal shooting of a black unarmed teenager by a white...
  • Two injured in double shooting outside Carrollton Ridge apartments

    Two injured in double shooting outside Carrollton Ridge apartments
    Two men were shot outside a Southwest Baltimore apartment where residents said six children were playing on Monday. Officers were called just before 4 p.m. to the 2100 block of Eagle St. in Carrollton Ridge, where they found a 20-year-old man with a...
  • In Ferguson, a race to be wrong

    In Ferguson, a race to be wrong
    The events in Ferguson, Mo., have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first. Michael Brown, an 18-year old African American man was shot by Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson. The Washington Post had more on the story about what one...