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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Yale Freshman Survives 4-story Fall From Dormitory Window

    Yale Freshman Survives 4-story Fall From Dormitory Window
    NEW HAVEN (AP) — A Yale University freshman has survived a four-story fall from a dormitory window. School spokesman Tom Conroy said in an email Tuesday that the student fell from a window in Bingham Hall at about 2 p.m. Monday. Yale didn't have...
  • Clippers beat less-than-storied Celtics, but the storytelling is good

     Clippers beat less-than-storied Celtics, but the storytelling is good
    At first look, NBA schedule makers had made Monday's game at Staples Center a must-see. In town were the hated Celtics, the green-clad demons of Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, Larry Bird, John Havlicek and many more. They are the leprechauns Los Angeles has...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Jan. 19. Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash Regular...
  • Five takeaways from the Clippers' 102-93 win over Boston Celtics

    It wasn’t always pretty — or entertaining — but the Clippers got the job done on Martin Luther King Day, beating the Boston Celtics, 102-93, at Staples Center on Monday. Here are five takeaways from the game: 1. DeAndre Jordan...
  • George Raveling to speak to the Clippers on Tuesday

    George Raveling to speak to the Clippers on Tuesday
    Clippers Coach Doc Rivers arranged for former USC basketball coach George Raveling to speak to his players the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Raveling, who also coached at Washington State and Iowa and was a commentator for Fox Sports Net, was on...
  • Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day

    Hundreds march against police brutality on MLK Day
    Several hundred people marched Monday in Chicago to voice concern over police brutality and racial profiling in the U.S. The march, which followed a 4-mile route that wound from River North to the Chicago Board of Trade, was one of several that took place...
  • Fourteen shot during holiday weekend

    Fourteen shot during holiday weekend
    Two men who were shot in the head in West Baltimore during the weekend have died of their injuries, police said Monday. Three more shootings Monday — including one that left a woman in critical condition — brought the city's total during the...
  • Knicks Beat Pelicans To End 16-Game Skid

    NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn't with heads hanging. The sound of boos that had provided the audio at Madison Square Garden was replaced by the voice of James Brown...
  • Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations

    Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations
    Churches, community groups and public officials plan volunteer events and services to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to attend City Year Chicago's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday. The...
  • Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover

    Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover
    For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The New Yorker has tied the civil rights leader's legacy to current events. King is shown in the Jan. 26 cover drawing along with Trayvon Martin and other young men of color who were killed at early ages. They are shown...
  • Two shot in wild night in Winter Haven, including one man shot by police

     Two shot in wild night in Winter Haven, including one man shot by police
    Three separate shootings took place in Winter Haven in a matter of minutes Saturday night, including a man who was shot by a police officer while allegedly reaching for a gun. The first shooting took place just before 5:30 p.m. near 3rd Street and...