Long wait, short encounter before deadly police shooting
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) -- It took more than an hour for police to arrive at the shopping center in a San Diego suburb where a distressed black man had been wandering into traffic. It took about a minute for him to be shot and killed....
Officials: Firefighter halts teen who killed father, shot 3
TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) -- A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said....
DIVIDED AMERICA: Minorities hopeful, whites sour on future
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Consider two women in their 70s, both residents of the Kansas City area. One is white and affluent; the other is black and working class....
Man rescued at sea says suspicions compound grief over mom
BOSTON (AP) -- A man who was rescued from a life raft after seven days on the Atlantic Ocean said suspicions about his account of the sinking of his boat are compounding his grief over the apparent drowning of his mother....
Family, friends of Marlins' Fernandez to attend funeral Mass
MIAMI (AP) -- A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez were set to attend a private funeral Mass on Thursday....
The United Nations Human Rights Council weighed in on U.S. domestic policy Wednesday by concluding that after 14 years of speaking with U.S. officials, activists, and families of people killed by police in major American cities "the slave trade was a crime against humanity and the government should pay reparations." The U.N. panel sighted how "it's deeply concerned at the alarming levels of police brutality and excessive use of lethal force committed with impunity against people of African descent in the United States”.
Will you drive on the Liberty Bridge during the remainder of its rehabilitation project?