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  • What Ferguson %u2014 and America %u2014 needs is a white Republican for racial justice

    Barack Obama's presidency was supposed to usher in America's post-racial era. But Ferguson, Mo., shows that hope was perhaps too audacious.

  • Don't rush to call Darren Wilson a murderer

    Many simply have chosen to believe that teenager Michael Brown was "executed" or "shot several times in the back" -- the evidence can wait.

  • What about 'black-on-black crime'? Funny you should ask

    Plenty of black leaders and organizations in Chicago and elsewhere spend a lot of time and energy trying to prevent crime in their communities. There are rallies, conferences, prayer vigils and gun turn-in days. Last year, thousands of volunteers manned "Safe Passage" routes to get children to...

  • Kentucky business unspooled as feds closed in

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart. Brothers walked away from...

  • Officials: Gunman holds hostages in Chicago suburb

    HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Officials in a Chicago suburb say a gunman is barricaded in a home and holding hostages. Two police officers were wounded by gunfire Tuesday afternoon in the incident after responding to a call of a burglary in progress in the city of Harvey, about 25 miles south of Chicago....

  • Texas jury finds man guilty of plot to kill wife

    DENTON, Texas (AP) — A North Texas jury has found a man guilty of attempted capital murder for hiring someone to kill his wife. Denton County prosecutors say 54-year-old John Franklin Howard wanted to have Nancy Howard killed so that he could be with his mistress. A police affidavit filed...

  • Suburban NY man convicted in Uniondale shooting

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man has been convicted in a shooting that happened on a Uniondale street. Jonathan Mack was found guilty of murder and other charges by a Nassau County judge Tuesday following a 10-day trial. Prosecutors say Mack was arguing with a woman one morning in June...

  • Body of U.S. woman slain in Bali to be flown to U.S.

    BALI, Indonesia (AP) — The body of an American woman will be flown to the United States after her daughter and the daughter's boyfriend were accused of killing her on the Indonesian resort island of Bali. The body of Sheila von Wiese-Mack was found inside a suitcase in the trunk of a taxi in...

  • Blagojevich, state corruption feature in ruling

    CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court took on the issue of Illinois corruption under now-imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as it revived a lawsuit alleging that racetrack owners bribed the Democrat to get him to push through legislation that cost casinos $90 million. In reinstating the case...

  • Gang associate gets 13 years in conspiracy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An associate of the Armenian Power gang has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison for his role in a conspiracy that bilked elderly bank customers of more than $3.5 million. Federal prosecutors say Andranik Aloyan (an-DRAN'-nick ah-LOY-ahn) of Los Angeles was ordered...

  • Police: teen made school-shooting threats as prank

    A 15-year-old boy arrested Sunday on suspicion of posting online threats to shoot students at Southern California schools apparently did so as a prank, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.

  • Teen arrested in online school-shooting threat

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was arrested Sunday on suspicion of posting online threats to shoot students at Southern California schools, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. Deputies arrested the teen after serving a search warrant at his home, Lt. Tom Bryski said....

  • US pair charged with Bali murder could face death

    BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American couple arrested on the Indonesian resort island of Bali in connection with the slaying of the woman's mother could be charged with premeditated murder, which carries a maximum penalty of death, police said Saturday. Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend, Tommy...

  • New York to expand database on missing adults

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York police are changing the way they report cases when a mentally impaired adult is declared missing. Police already maintain a statewide database for missing children, but reports of missing adults with mental impairments are treated differently and are often not...

  • 3 arrested in carjack killing of NY cab driver

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Three men were arrested Friday and police are looking for a fourth suspect in the carjacking and killing of a cab driver found lying in a Bronx street with a gunshot wound to the head. The New York Police Department said the same suspects charged in the attack Tuesday...



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