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  • Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town

    FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, and subsequent violent protests, highlight a stubborn racial divide in a St Louis suburb that has struggled to build healthy relations between...
  • Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician

    Dr. Garfield D. Kington, West Baltimore physician
    Dr. Garfield D. Kington, a physician who was a familiar and comforting presence to his West Baltimore patients for decades, died Aug. 3 of multiple myeloma at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 91. "We were colleagues on the medical staff at...
  • Since Brown shooting, it's in been night-and-day in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. It's been night-and-day since Saturday's fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Mostly peaceful protesters march hand-in-hand by day. At night, people splinter, defiance and lawlessness take a firmer grip, and expressions and intentions...
  • Eyewitness in fatal shooting of Michael Brown sticks to his account in various interviews

    ST. LOUIS The outrage over a Ferguson police officer's fatal shooting of Michael Brown is partly grounded in the account of the teen's friend: Dorian Johnson. Johnson, 22, may be the closest eyewitness to the shooting. He has repeatedly told media...
  • Obama vows to see that 'justice is done' in Ferguson, Mo.

    WASHINGTON Justice Department officials on Thursday stepped up their investigation into the shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., while Missouri Highway Patrol officers took over security in the town that's been roiled by demonstrations. With...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'Cedar Cove'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Too Cute! Pint Sized Litters of puppies...
  • Rick Perry on 'Fox News Sunday'; Missouri governor on 3 shows

    The Sunday morning guest list: Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., will discuss the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the Ferguson protests on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." Gov. Rick Perry, who was...
  • Hampton School Board chairwoman says no intent to conceal information

    Hampton School Board chairwoman says no intent to conceal information
    HAMPTON — The School Board met for the first time Wednesday evening since a series of town hall meetings regarding controversial pay raises given to school administrators. The meeting did not garner much attendance outside of board recognitions,...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 10 Walk with purpose The 2014 Howard County Pancreatic Cancer walk begins at 9 a.m. at Centennial Park, 10000 Route 108 in Ellicott City. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Walk-in registration fee is $60. Sunday concert The Columbia Concert Band...
  • New leadership model introduced at Hampton High

    New leadership model introduced at Hampton High
    HAMPTON — Hampton High School will see a change in its operating structure this school year. Tiffany Hardy was recently appointed as principal and Kevin Davis will serve as school operations and student services principal, according to a news...
  • Voting rights activists seek governor's help in Palmdale case

    Voting rights activists seek governor's help in Palmdale case
    Voting rights activists on Thursday petitioned the governor to intervene in their battle with the city of Palmdale over its method of electing officials. Nearly 200 Palmdale voters signed the petition asking the governor to exercise authority under...