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  • The Price of A Rogue Police Department

    The Price of A Rogue Police Department
    Seems like East Haven keeps finding new ways to demonstrate just how expensive, in both taxpayer dollars and civic reputation, a rogue police department can be. Based on all available evidence (and that includes a federal civil rights investigation plus...
  • Protests spread across U.S., more troops deployed to prevent fresh Ferguson riots

    Protests spread across U.S., more troops deployed to prevent fresh Ferguson riots
    (Please note offensive language in last paragraph) Protests spread across the United States late Tuesday and more than 2,000 National Guard troops were deployed in the St. Louis area to prevent a second night of rioting and looting after a grand jury...
  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • What's next, what's not in wake of Michael Brown decision

    WASHINGTON What now? Another heated national conversation has begun, following the decision by a St. Louis County grand jury not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. There will be talk, lots of talk,...
  • Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson

    Jenny Durkan: I know how hard it is to charge officers like Darren Wilson
    Officer Darren Wilson will not face criminal charges for shooting and killing Michael Brown, according to the decision by a grand jury. It's a controversial ruling, one that seems almost certain to fracture that community and the country. I know...
  • Holder says Justice Department helping to isolate violent protesters in Ferguson

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the Justice Department is helping local officials and citizens in Ferguson identity and isolate people committing violence during demonstrations in that city and surrounding areas. Holder made that...
  • Civil lawsuit may be only recourse for Ferguson teen's family

    Without a criminal indictment, Michael Brown's family might have no better legal recourse than to sue local authorities for the African-American teenager's fatal shooting by a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer. After a St. Louis County grand...
  • Obama deeply worried and 'disappointed' by Ferguson violence

    U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday anyone who destroys property in rioting against a Missouri grand jury's decision should be prosecuted, urging Americans upset by the court to work together to improve race relations. For the second day in a...
  • 2 Minneapolis men charged with attempting to aid terrorists

    MINNEAPOLIS Two Twin Cities men accused of trying to join a terrorist organization in Syria were charged with conspiracy Tuesday by federal prosecutors, part of a continuing investigation into a pipeline used to recruit Somali-Americans to fight overseas....
  • Holder says Justice Department continues civil rights probe in Ferguson case

    WASHINGTON With the Ferguson grand jury's decision now in the court of public opinion, the legal focus turns to the U.S. Department of Justice, whose civil rights investigation of Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson faces a "high legal bar" to...
  • GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action

    GOP ponders its next move in wake of Obama's immigration action
    When President Obama announced his decision to allow roughly 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation, Democrats and Republicans in Washington disagreed furiously about the move. No surprise there. Still, I...