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  • "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...
  • 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...
  • Legal review of voucher program IS needed

    Legal review of voucher program IS needed
    I am grateful to the South Florida Sun Sentinel for its insightful, balanced, and responsible editorial on Nov. 29, "Court Review of School Vouchers Long Overdue." I found Doug Tuthill's combative response to the editorial surprising since I invited...
  • In 'Sunset Baby,' absence makes the heart grow harder

    In 'Sunset Baby,' absence makes the heart grow harder
    There's poetry in "Sunset Baby," the drama being put on through Dec. 21 by Primal Forces Production at Andrews Living Arts Studio in Fort Lauderdale's FAT Village. It's real poetry, sweetly wistful one moment and bracingly bold the next, and not...
  • After North Carolina teen's hanging ruled a suicide, FBI opens inquiry

    After North Carolina teen's hanging ruled a suicide, FBI opens inquiry
    More than three months after local authorities ruled that a black teenager had committed suicide after he was found hanging from a swing set in a small North Carolina town, the FBI has opened an investigation into the death. The U.S. attorney's office...
  • Police wrestle with definition of chokehold

    Police wrestle with definition of chokehold
    Weeks after New York police placed Eric Garner in an apparent chokehold and he died after gasping, "I can't breathe," sheriff's deputies in King County, Wash., began training to use a "lateral vascular neck restraint." The Sheriff's Office described the...
  • Protest movement grows across all spectrums in Baltimore area

    Dr. Manisha Sharma climbed on a bench outside the Johns Hopkins medical school campus this week and shouted: "If I can't breathe, you can't breathe!" Dozens of students around her responded with the same phrase in unison. It was Human Rights Day, and...
  • Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march

    Protests against police killings continue on eve of Washington march
    Protesters marched through cities across the United States on Friday night chanting "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" on the eve of a large protest planned for Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets to...
  • Looking for that special Christmas gift? It's an experience.

    Looking for that special Christmas gift? It's an experience.
    A friend told me about this amazing new trend in Christmas giving, and I just have to share it with you. This new gift-giving business doesn't involve giving a gift at all. Rather than give a gift wrapped in paper, one that was purchased with hard-...
  • Father of Michael Brown to 'stand strong' with Bay Area teens

    Father of Michael Brown to 'stand strong' with Bay Area teens
    The father of slain Ferguson, Mo., teen Michael Brown addressed a group of San Francisco high school students Monday night, promising his solidarity during ongoing protests in the Bay Area. Michael Brown Sr. told hundreds of students gathered at Mission...
  • Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter

    Court records show multiple opportunities to have jailed accused police shooter
    The man accused of shooting a Baltimore police officer might have remained in jail had a judge denied him bail as prosecutors requested six months ago, when he was arrested on drug and weapons charges. That was one of two opportunities the criminal...