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  • Grand jury clears officers in teen's shooting

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A North Texas grand jury has declined to indict three suburban Dallas police officers in the fatal Christmas Day shooting death of a 16-year-old suspect. The Tarrant County grand jury declined the indictment Tuesday in the fatal shooting of Peyton Cole Barbour of...

  • Blacks must confront reality

    How much of what we see today can be explained by racial discrimination? To begin to get a handle on the answer, let's pull up a few historical facts about black Americans.

  • Federal subpoena sought email of ex-Pat Quinn advisers

    CHICAGO (AP) — A federal grand jury has subpoenaed the emails of three former top advisers to Gov. Pat Quinn, including a onetime chief of staff, as part of a criminal investigation into the governor's $54.5 million Chicago anti-violence program. The Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, which...

  • Fugitive returned to Tampa from New York

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Tampa Bay area fugitive is back in Florida after being arrested in New York on a 7-year-old warrant. The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office reports that 28-year-old Rick Joseph was extradited to Tampa on Wednesday. He faces a second-degree murder charge in...

  • The jihadi serial killer you probably haven't heard about

    For two bloody months, an armed jihadist serial killer ran loose across the country and took the lives of at least four innocent men. Have you heard about this horror? Probably not.

  • Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam, an official said Friday. The raid on the syndicate's...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Obama calls death of Missouri teenager 'heartbreaking,' urges public calm

    President Obama called the death of Missouri teenager Michael Brown "heartbreaking" Tuesday, making his first public comments on the police shooting that prompted clashes between protesters and authorities.

  • Backlash: College men challenge 'guilty until proven innocent' standard for sex assault cases

    A New Jersey college student who says he was falsely accused of rape by a fellow student is suing his accuser. He says the accusation turned his world upside down.

  • Mother of two faces prison for willingly handing over her legally obtained gun

    The judge who denied Shaneen Allen's motion to dismiss charges filed against her in October for illegal possession of a firearm is the same one who gave NFL star Ray Rice a pass on charges that he assaulted his fiancee.



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