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  • Rawlings-Blake reaffirms 'independent eyes' to investigate Freddie Gray death

    Rawlings-Blake reaffirms 'independent eyes' to investigate Freddie Gray death
    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Monday she's continuing to seek answers in the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured after being arrested by Baltimore police. During an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," she said she's...
  • Collaborating with killer cops? Angry Baltimoreans school DOJ official on city police tactics

    Collaborating with killer cops? Angry Baltimoreans school DOJ official on city police tactics
    Nothing exciting will happen tonight, according to Shorty. "Look around," Duane "Shorty" Davis says as the vast hall begins to fill up (it never gets to more than about half of its capacity). "These are elderly people. They're not scared of police...
  • NRC denies request for hearing on PPL transfer

    NRC denies request for hearing on PPL transfer
    Federal regulators have denied a request from a PPL Corp. retiree to hold a hearing on the licenses transfer for the Susquehanna nuclear power plant. On Monday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission formally approved PPL's request to transfer the operating...
  • Hundreds at Baltimore police station protest over man's injuries during arrest

    Hundreds at Baltimore police station protest over man's injuries during arrest
    Hundreds of people raised their hands and turned their backs on officers outside the Baltimore Police Department's Western District station Saturday evening, part of a protest over injuries a man suffered while being arrested earlier in the week. Just...
  • AP Was There: Original AP report of Oklahoma bombing

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma City. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500 others, and the attack is the worst...
  • Elizabeth schools settle improper use of funds claims

    Federal prosecutors have reached a deal with the Elizabeth school district to settle allegations that it improperly used federal and state funds to provide meals and catering services for school board meetings and other special functions. The agreement...
  • Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety

    Five years after BP spill, new rules for offshore drilling aim to boost safety
    There aren't many issues on which government regulators, oil industry experts and environmentalists can all agree, but five years after the BP gulf oil spill, many say offshore drilling operations are safer — although there is debate over whether...
  • After 18 months, no answers from feds in Ga. gym mat death

    Long after Kendrick Johnson was found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at his high school in south Georgia, those closest to the case remain deeply divided over how the teenager died. Sheriff's investigators concluded 17-year-old Johnson died in a freak...
  • When teens commit crimes that shock the conscience

    Their crimes are shocking, all the more so because of their ages. Not only has the Lehigh Valley had its share of juveniles who kill, but many of their murders have been particularly callous. There's the 17-year-old boy from Allentown who drew up a...
  • Civil rights groups seek federal review of South Carolina police shootings

    Civil rights groups seek federal review of South Carolina police shootings
    Amid mounting suspicion that police officers in South Carolina attempted to cover up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, civil rights leaders are urging the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate all fatal shootings by...
  • Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

    The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three...