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  • No charges against Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson, grand jury decides

    CLAYTON, Mo. The county's beleaguered prosecutor stood in front of cameras on Monday evening, and delivered the news: Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson will not be charged. The announcement drove hundreds into the streets. From Ferguson to Shaw to...
  • Eugene Kane: This is the Bill Cosby I know

    "So, what do you think about Bill Cosby?" Lots of people have been asking me that question. They don't ask just because of the recent stories about numerous women who allege being drugged and sexually assaulted by Cosby over the years. They ask...
  • Hampton NAACP holding vigil Tuesday in response to Ferguson unrest

    The Hampton Branch of the NAACP will hold a "Vigil for Peace and Justice" at noon on Tuesday so members of the community can gather as a peaceful protest to the announcement that a grand jury will not indict a white Missouri police officer for shooting an...
  • City Hall ceremony marks 30th anniversary of Sikh genocide

    Norwich community leaders joined with members of the local and statewide Sikh community Nov. 22 for a solemn memorial service at City Hall, remembering the thousands of innocent victims of the 1984 Sikh genocide in India. The event featured speeches,...
  • Three Ferguson protests planned for Tuesday in Baltimore

    Three Ferguson protests planned for Tuesday in Baltimore
    As angry crowds took to the streets in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country Monday night to protest the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager, Baltimore was quiet — though several rallies were...
  • Leaders praise Marion Barry, flawed and flamboyant Washington mayor, dead at 78

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and other political leaders on Sunday mourned Marion Barry, Washington's flamboyant and flawed former four-term mayor whose political career survived a highly publicized 1990 drug arrest after he was caught on videotape...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'The To Do List'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 16 - 22, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Hell on Wheels Recently renewed for a...
  • KABC-TV General Manager Arnold Kleiner to retire

    After 46 years in the television business, Arnold J. Kleiner, the longtime general manager of KABC-TV Channel 7, is retiring. Kleiner joined KABC in February 1996 and was a chief architect of the channel's success. He helped elevate the Walt Disney Co.-...
  • North Carolina's Rep. Butterfield will lead black caucus

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina was elected Wednesday as the next chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus and promised to hold the group of African-American lawmakers together as the "conscience of the Congress." "We have...
  • As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'

    As Ferguson braces for grand jury ruling, activists cite 'fear campaign'
    Missouri officials have repeatedly warned that events after the grand jury decides whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man will be a balancing act between the need for security and the desire to protect free...
  • Bloomfield Police Officer Files Suit Against Department

    BLOOMFIELD — A police officer is suing the police chief, town manager and several other Bloomfield Police Department officials alleging that his civil rights were violated. Sean Cecchini, in a suit filed Monday in U.S. District Court, claims that...