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Rallies, vigils after killings by police, Dallas ambush

The mother of Alton Sterling's son says she didn't know Sterling to carry a gun and doesn't believe he had one with him the night he was shot to death. Acco...


Longtime representative indicted in fraudulent education charity

At the end of March, the House Committee on Ethics opened an Investigative Subcommittee to probe any violations by Brown, including ties to "outside organizatio...


Local officers have message for citizens after Dallas shooting

Tippecanoe County Sheriff Barry Richard said the officers' deaths are a sobering reminder of the risks taken by law enforcement. "Black lives matter is a radi...


Dallas Police tweet that wrongly identified sniper suspect is still posted

The Army has confirmed that Johnson served as an enlisted soldier and served a tour of duty in Afghanistan. During the standoff, the sniper said he was tar...


Several Airlines, TSA Team Up To Cut Long Security Check Wait Time

Isom told American employees that he expects the CT technology and the automated belts to chip away at long checkpoint waits. "During this period, however, th...


Philando Castile: Prosecutor Calls for Investigation

Reynolds spoke Thursday morning outside the Governor's Mansion, after being released from police custody. She added that she wasn't even told that Castile had d...


Omaha protest of recent police shootings held

Brown said this afternoon, "through our investigation of some of the suspects, it's revealed to us that this was a well-planned, well thought out, evil traged...


Minnesota Governor: Race played role in police shooting An error occurred

Both had been with the St. Anthony Police Department for four years and were put on administrative leave, as is standard. Tents were sent up along Summit as wat...


What We Know: Dallas protest turned deadly, chaotic

Thursday's attack came at the end of an otherwise peaceful march to protest police killings of two black men this week in Minnesota and Louisiana, the latest ...


Family of Alton Sterling denounces 'reprehensible acts of violence' against police officers

Dallas Police shield bystanders after shots were fired Thursday, July 7, 2016, during a protest over two recent fatal police shootings of black men. Those clo...


Kim Kardashian Pens Black Lives Matter Essay in Light of Recent Shootings

In fact, at least 569 Americans have been shot to death by police so far in 2016, including Melissa Ventura , a 24-year-old who died on Tuesday. It's being hel...


Kim Kardashian takes to her website for Black Lives Matter statement

The 37-year-old was pinned down and shot dead by police in Louisiana on Tuesday while selling CDs. There were protests all across the nation last night, includi...


Group marches at state Capitol; protests police shootings of black men

Community activist Quanell X says Johnson was a hot head with violent ideas. Lawyer Bradford Glendening, who represented Johnson, said Johnson was sent back to ...


100s protest Minnesota police shooting

The DOJ opened a civil rights investigation into the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and is providing assistance to state authorities in Minne...


Local Law Enforcement React to Dallas Shooting

On Friday though, police, news trucks and reporters were everywhere. These were police officers who had earlier posed for photos with the demonstrators, sha...


Dallas officers shot to death include newlywed, Iraq veteran

Thompson was "courageous" and a "great guy", according to DART police Chief James Spiller. Thornton said Thompson and his close-knit family would often get toge...


Hillary Clinton's Busy Weekend: An FBI Interview and a Broadway Show

Cotton said it was unwise of Lynch and Clinton to meet. "Well, I think, you know, hindsight is 20/20". "It turns out I would have done it differently if I h...


US Rep. Corrine Brown And Staffer Indicted On Federal Fraud Charges

Corrine Brown and her chief of staff were indicted Friday for their roles in a conspiracy and fraud scheme involving a fraudulent education charity, the Justi...


Kim Kardashian speaks out about Black Lives Matter

Quinyetta McMillon described herself as "very hurt" for the officers and their families. She concluded the post by listing off the names of black people kil...


Officer Who Survived 3 Tours in Iraq Killed in Dallas Attack: Father

Both the sheriff and police chief say this shooting will certainly be in the back of their minds moving forward. A man who called 911 to report a auto break...


Kristen Bell Has Something to Say to Donald Trump

He didn't speak to reporters before entering the building. Unfortunately for Trump, the "Frozen" tweet dug him further down into his rabbit hole. The comme...


Castile is the 123rd black killed by police in 2016

Brown said at a prayer service Friday that the attack was "well planned" and that the force "won't rest until we bring everyone involved to justice". Authorit...


U.S. election: 'I like waterboarding a lot' - Donald Trump

Trump also took on the Chamber earlier in the day, tweeting, "The @USCHAMBER must fight harder for the American worker". But Democrats are also divided. Wat...


Demonstrations continue over police-involved shootings

Obama noted the facts were still coming to light but "what we do know is that there has been a vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement". Th...


Gun-rights activist says he was defamed by Dallas police

The killings have spurred nearly two years of largely peaceful street protests. Police said he told them what had prompted the attack. "We don't condone it, w...


Philando Castile shooting wouldn't have happened if he was white: Minnesota governor

Choi declined to provide details about the incident. "Please, officer, don't tell me that you just did this to him", Diamond Reynolds said in the video reco...


Alonso, Hill lead Oakland over Houston 3-1

Coco Crisp is one of the few members of the Athletics now swinging a hot bat as he is 18-for-51 with two homers, six doubles and 14 RBIs during his 12-game hitt...


Philandro Castile investigation top priority

Police said a gun was found at the scene of the Wednesday night Castile shooting and his girlfriend said he had a permit to carry a pistol. The St. Anthony Po...


Are Trump's 'Made in USA' hats made in USA?

Gunfire broke out while hundreds of people were gathered to protest fatal police shootings earlier this week in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and suburban St. "When t...


Beyoncé Pens Open Letter On Alton Sterling's Death

Jones said that that there's a false binary between folks who condemn police violence against black Americans, and those who support police officers. Alton St...


Mail delivery may stop Friday, lockout notice issued

The Canadian Union of Postal workers said in its announcement, "Today we presented CPC with our Global Offers for both the urban and RSMC collective agreement...


President Obama Condemns 'Vicious, Calculated' Attack on Dallas Police

Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie Jr. has said there are still questions about what happened. The protest was part of a national wave spurred by back-to-bac...


Hillary Clinton speaks to AME Convention in Philadelphia

She proposed national guidelines for the use of force by officers and asked white Americans to put themselves in the shoes of African Americans. Instead, the ...


Trump And Clinton Cancel Campaign Events, Respond To Shootings

Trump canceled a Miami event, which doubled as a tryout opportunity for potential running mate Chris Christie, the New Jersey governor. Two men died after b...


4 officers injured in attacks on police throughout the country Friday

He was hit twice in his protective vest and once beneath the vest in his abdomen. Jennifer Rooney, 44, a newspaper carrier, died in the shooting, and a police...


In Minnesota, prosecutor says Philandro Castile shooting investigation is top priority

Gov. The shooting has added a new impetus to a national debate on racial profiling. Authorities initially said three suspects were in custody and a fourth dea...


Killer robot used by Dallas police opens ethical debate

Police rigged a bomb-disposal robot to kill an armed suspect in the Dallas police shooting, what appears to be the first time USA police have used a robot for...


Trump's attempt for Republican unity failed

Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) left the meeting anxious about Trump's grasp on the basics of the Constitution. Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort said the m...


Walker: Donald Trump is a better pick than Hillary Clinton

Trump , the more comfortable everyone becomes", Fischer said during a telephone conference call with Nebraska news media. "Things will all work out in Novembe...


CDC Zika Funding Cuts

Redd, M.D. Regardless of how this funding battle plays out, federal policymakers must provide funding soon, before Zika threatens the lives and health of peop...


Anti-Trump Virginia Delegate Presents Case

A federal judge considered Thursday whether or not to grant an order allowing a Virginia GOP delegate to vote for a candidate other than Donald Trump at the Rep...


Local police chief 'worried about future' after Dallas shootings

A search of Johnson's home in the nearby suburb of Mesquite found "bomb-making materials, ballistic vests, rifles, ammunition and a personal journal of combat t...


Relatives Bash Trump's Jewish Son-in-Law for Defense Of Controversial Tweet

Kushner, an Orthodox Jew who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka (who herself converted to Judaism before their marriage), has no official role in the Trump c...


1 injured, gunman dead in Denver

Officers responded to the business after a report of a gunman. Denver Police responded after they say shots were fired in the city's LoDo, or lower downtown...


Dallas shooting: The victims

Among those killed was DART Officer Brent Thompson, 34, who had worked for the department since 2009. Protests intensified all over the country after the shoot...


Donald Trump reportedly threatens Republican senator at GOP unity meeting

Walker blamed the omission of both Trump and presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's names on the character limits imposed by Twitter. Trump's so...


Dallas gunman identified as Micah Xavier Johnson

Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings confirmed that the dead suspect Johnson was the gunman behind Thursday night's attack. He had served from March 2009 to April 2015...


Trump defending himself anew against charges of bigotry

Trump did not comment on their deaths until Friday morning, following the shooting deaths of five Dallas police officers after a peaceful protest in the city. H...


Obama Cuts Europe Trip Short, Will Visit Dallas Next Week

The alliance recently agreed to bolster its presence in the east by deploying four multinational battalions on a rotational basis to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania ...


Black Lives Matter decries Dallas shooting

The Black Lives Matter movement advocates dignity, not murder, the group said on Friday in response to the shooting in Dallas that killed five police officers...