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  • 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...
  • Defendant called 4 slayings 'just kills,' charging papers say

    SEATTLE A man already charged with two homicides in Seattle and a third in New Jersey was charged Wednesday with an additional count of aggravated first-degree murder in the April drive-by slaying of a Skyway, Wash., man. That makes a total of four...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2 dead in murder-suicide, 6 wounded in South Side shootings

    2 dead in murder-suicide, 6 wounded in South Side shootings
    Shootings Sunday morning and into the night on Chicago's South Side left two people dead in a domestic related murder-suicide and another six wounded, according to police. The two fatalities occurred in an incident in the 400 block of West 104th...
  • No answers yet on how to end the turmoil in Ferguson

    No answers yet on how to end the turmoil in Ferguson
    Bottles had been lobbed by the angry crowd, but it was still about an hour before protesters would begin lighting blazes and firing guns at police officers. Tear gas had yet to waft down the streets, but a weary Capt. Ron Johnson was losing patience....
  • Mississippi suspect accused of shooting man over mixed-race grandkids

    (Reuters) - A Mississippi man charged with shooting and beating his mother's boyfriend has been accused of carrying out the attack in anger over the victim's mixed-race grandchildren, police said on Monday. Jeffery Daniels, of rural Smith County in...
  • Woman's death fuels debate about Georgia gun law

    Newly naturalized as a U.S. citizen, May Araim looked forward to traveling freely as an American to her native Iraq. First, though, she needed to see a cousin from Atlanta whose cancer might prove fatal before Araim returned. Araim, 68, of Houston was...