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  • In Ferguson's shadow, two lawsuits focus on inequalities

    In Ferguson's shadow, two lawsuits focus on inequalities
    The St. Louis area first faced outrage in the streets after the police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Now, discontent has moved to the courts — and the issues have little to do with the police use of force. A pair of lawsuits filed...
  • Entrepreneurs have a role to play in solving our nation's problems

    Entrepreneurs have a role to play in solving our nation's problems
    Four years ago, Vinay Bhargava had an epiphany. The Google executive was giving a talk to students at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia. The students, bright, tech-focused and driven, had no idea how the college...
  • At New York vigil for slain officers, marchers say hearts are broken

    At New York vigil for slain officers, marchers say hearts are broken
    As dozens of people gathered in Harlem on Sunday to honor two slain New York police officers, President Obama expressed his condolences and the president of the NAACP decried the gunman's claim that he was avenging two unarmed black men who died in...
  • Police hope Owings Mills shooting victim can provide clues in New York officers' killings

    Police hope Owings Mills shooting victim can provide clues in New York officers' killings
    New York detectives and Baltimore County investigators are convening in Owings Mills, hoping the lone survivor of a deadly rampage will provide clues as to why Ismaaiyl Abdula Brinsley gunned down two New York City police officers. Detectives are...
  • "Asesinato", la muerte de dos policías en Nueva York

     "Asesinato", la muerte de dos policías  en Nueva York
    NUEVA YORK — Un hombre armado mató a tiros a dos policías de Nueva York el sábado, en lo que oficiales consideraron como un "asesinato", horas después de advertir en una red social que planeaba llevar a cabo un ataque en represalia por la muerte...
  • FBI investigates suspicious death of North Carolina teen Lennon Lacy

    Teresa Edwards was driving to Bo's Food Market when she spotted the teenager walking along the dirt road. It was getting dark. He was alone. She recognized him as Lennon Lacy, one of her son's best friends. She stopped to ask him if he needed a ride....
  • Baltimore police officer shooting details emerge

    Baltimore police officer shooting details emerge
    Officer Andrew Groman stood outside the car and ordered passenger Donte Jones to show his hands, police say, but the 19-year-old passenger wouldn't. Groman warned Jones he would be hit with a Taser. Finally, police say, the officer fired the shock gun...
  • White rage doesn't have to take to the streets

    When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African-American male. But that has it precisely...
  • Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents

    Hampton University students stage peaceful protest of recent national police incidents
    Hampton University students, escorted by the Hampton Police Division, marched from campus to City Hall on Thursday, holding signs and chanting in protest of recent national incidents involving police and citizens. “Hands up, don’t shoot!&...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 7 - 13, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------  SERIES Atlantis As wedding plans progress, Ariadne...
  • Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion

    Missouri 'journey for justice' march ends at governor's mansion
    Activists protesting police treatment of black Americans concluded a 120-mile march from Ferguson, Missouri, to the Missouri governor's mansion on Friday, ending a "journey for justice" tied to the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. More than...