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  • DEP probing illegal dumping in Schuylkill, Carbon

    Officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection believe a contractor from the Lehigh Valley may be linked to several incidents of illegal dumping in the area.
  • Missouri case spurs talk of body cameras for police

    ST. LOUIS The encounter in Ferguson that ended with a police officer fatally shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown has spurred police departments in the St. Louis area to do some deep soul-searching. Many hope to avoid the uncertainty of chaotic...

    St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family

    St. Louis holds peace festival, with message from Michael Brown's family
    Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual "Peace Fest" attended by relatives of three young black men killed in controversial shootings: Trayvon Martin of Florida, Oscar Grant of California and Michael Brown, 18, shot two weeks ago in...

    NYC police union chief denies officers used chokehold on man who died

    NYC police union chief denies officers used chokehold on man who died
    The president of New York City's main police union on Tuesday denied arresting officers had used a chokehold on a Staten Island man who later died. "This was not a chokehold," Pat Lynch, head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, told a press...

    Thousands march through Staten Island to protest Eric Garner's death

    Thousands of people marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday, chanting “No justice, no peace” and “I can’t breathe” as they protested the death of Eric Garner, who died after a New York police officer subdued...