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  • Peaceful march in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. Between 300 and 400 people marched Saturday afternoon in a show of support for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson two weeks ago. The peaceful march began around 2 p.m., and people...
  • Has Gov. Nixon's national political future been lost in the smoke of Ferguson?

    ST. LOUIS At the beginning of the month, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was in a position most politicians would envy. As the moderate two-term Democratic governor of a Republican-leaning state, he could tout a stellar state credit rating, a scandal-free...
  • St. Louis police forces often don't reflect communities

    ST. LOUIS About 67 percent of Ferguson's residents are African-American, but only 7 percent of the city's commissioned police officers are black. That lopsided representation, brought to light after a black teen was killed by a white police officer two...
  • Texas police chief shot dead during traffic stop

    (Reuters) - The police chief of a small south Texas town was shot dead during a traffic stop on Saturday, a county sheriff said. Michael Pimentel died of multiple gunshot wounds suffered in a confrontation with a motorist shortly before noon in...
  • Wiz Khalifa concert in Chula Vista cancelled after fatal shooting

    A concert by Wiz Khalifa that was scheduled Saturday night at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Visa has been cancelled following a fatal shooting at the rapper’s concert in Silicon Valley, officials said. The concert will not be rescheduled...
  • Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting

    Baltimore police commissioner takes down suspect after shooting
    As communities across Baltimore gathered Saturday for events designed to address the violence troubling the city, mayhem occurred once more. In a chaotic chain of events, the city's police commissioner came across a shooting in a Northeast neighborhood,...
  • Arthur H. Garrison: It's important to understand reasons behind riots

    Arthur H. Garrison: It's important to understand reasons behind riots
    On Aug. 9, Michael Brown was killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, in Ferguson, Mo. As soon as the killing was made public, every politician, platitude, accusation, argument, justification, rationalization and defense that exists in these...
  • Liberal media push idea of violent police

    With the tragic killing of a young black man in Ferguson, Mo., the liberal media and the town of Ferguson would like you to believe that white police officers are killing young black men in communities all across this country. The facts are that young...
  • Ellicott City man believed to be suicidal is shot and killed by police

    Ellicott City man believed to be suicidal is shot and killed by police
    Howard County police shot and killed a man they said was suicidal and confronted them with a knife Saturday morning, the second such incident this week in the county. Police said a man called 911 twice around 6:30 a.m. reporting that someone was armed...
  • Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear

    Md. college campus police also getting military surplus gear
    Three campus police departments in Maryland now own surplus military gear including "riot type" shotguns, M16 assault rifles and an armored truck under a Defense Department program that's sparked new controversy this month. The items are part of more...
  • Pleading suspect dies in police custody: 'You can breathe just fine'

    Pleading suspect dies in police custody: 'You can breathe just fine'
    From the moment Los Angeles police handcuffed him, Jorge Azucena told officers he needed help. "I can't breathe, I can't breathe," he pleaded. "I have asthma, I have asthma." In the half-hour or so after his arrest late one night last September,...