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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Life won't return to normal in Ferguson for a long time, but there are signs that the community is trying to move on after days of intense unrest. The St. Louis County town was ravaged by looting and violence in the immediate aftermath of the Monday...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators are marching from Ferguson to the Missouri governor's mansion in Jefferson City to protest the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Several people gathered in Ferguson on...
SEATTLE (AP) — The grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was focused on whether he might have acted in self-defense when he shot and killed unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown. But the case raises another question: Could Wilson have avoided...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State stadium went silent as an announcer called out the name of a missing football player and a police poster seeking information on his disappearance appeared on a monitor. Twenty-two-year-old Kosta Karageorge (KOH'-stah KAHR'-ah-jorj) was the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Had he stayed in Russia, Andrew Mironov would be settling in to a stable job with an oil company, likely with a newly awarded doctoral degree in electrical engineering. Instead, he faces an uncertain future in New York City as one of scores of Russian gays...
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Drug smuggling is up at many California county jails and one reason, sheriff's officials say, is that some parolees are getting arrested just so they can try to sneak narcotics behind bars. Sheriff's departments, which run county jails, report more illegal...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — No one disputes that Scott Panetti — heavily armed, head shaved and wearing camouflage — shot and killed his in-laws at their Texas Hill Country home, showering his estranged wife and 3-year-old daughter in blood. Panetti himself acknowledged during his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rashana Jackman isn't old enough to vote in an election, but she could soon have a vote on a city-appointed board that takes influential stands on neighborhood issues. At 17, the Brooklyn high school junior is considering applying to serve on her community board...
SEATTLE (AP) — The grand jury that declined to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was focused on whether he might have acted in self-defense when he shot and killed unarmed, 18-year-old Michael Brown. But the case raises another question: Could Wilson have avoided...