• Michigan sheriff: Inmate disarmed officer
Michigan sheriff: Inmate disarmed officer

A civilian, Kenya Ellis , was shot and injured, too, said The South Bend Tribune . The deceased courthouse bailiffs were identified by the Berrient County Sheriff's Department as retired Michigan State Police Lt. "This is a particularly tough time for law enforcement", he said. Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., said after the shooting that "we mu...

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  • Policeman who shot black man was reacting to gun, not race: lawyer
Policeman who shot black man was reacting to gun, not race: lawyer

The American flag flies at half mast outside of J. J. Hill Montessori School, where Philando Castile worked, during a demonstration for Philando Castile on July 7, 2016 in St. Dayton said he and other state officials would ask for stronger federal involvement in the case. The death of Castile, the 32-year-old from Minnesota, came just one day a...

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  • House Republicans grill Loretta Lynch over Hillary Clinton emails
House Republicans grill Loretta Lynch over Hillary Clinton emails

Zoe Lofgren of California. Following the uproar over the meeting with Bill Clinton, Lynch publicly announced that she would remove herself from the final decision about whether to file charges, saying she would abide by the recommendation of Comey and career prosecutors.

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  • Former KU Thrower Claims American Discus Title, Olympic Bid
Former KU Thrower Claims American Discus Title, Olympic Bid

It turned into quite a showdown along the stretch, with Gatlin finishing in 19.75 seconds and edging Merritt - the 400-meter specialist who's pretty good at 200, too - by a mere.04 seconds. Allyson Felix made it through her semifinal and will be in the eight-woman 200-meter final today. Merritt could become the first man to win a 200-400 Olympic...

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  • Police killings: Sit-in outside Georgia governor's mansion
Police killings: Sit-in outside Georgia governor's mansion

Images from local news helicopters showed a peaceful march. "Every single officer at the Atlanta Police Department has a family who cares about them, the same way you do". The combined group , escorted by police, some on bicycle, then marched through the business district, disrupting traffic. Sixteen demonstrators were arrested Monday night in...

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  • There's no controversy in 'Black Lives Matter'
There's no controversy in 'Black Lives Matter'

Terrence Cunningham , the president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, said he doesn't believe Black Lives Matter is to blame for the killings in Dallas. It's only when a black is shot by a white policeman that his life seems to have some worth amongst the black community and left wing activists. "We as a city, we as a countr...

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  • US House chairmen seek new federal probe of Clinton testimony
US House chairmen seek new federal probe of Clinton testimony

Clinton or Mr. Trump would be as bad as some fear, and that either one might be an improvement over President Obama. For all the noise about a Republican revolt against Donald Trump , we already know the choice we will face: Hillary Clinton against Donald Trump .

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  • President Obama to attend memorial service for Dallas shootings
President Obama to attend memorial service for Dallas shootings

It also seems that the racial divide in the USA is so deep that no amount of legislation or political correctness can succeed in combating it, much less eliminating it altogether. "Do we have racial issues that need to be addressed?" The topic is getting a lot of attention, particularly here in Tulsa, a city with a long and documented history of co...

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  • Beyoncé Speaks Out About The Alton Sterling and Philando Castile Shootings
Beyoncé Speaks Out About The Alton Sterling and Philando Castile Shootings

Castile , 32 and also black, was fatally shot by an officer during a traffic stop on Wednesday. Richmond went on to say that Castile had done the right things by having a license to carry a concealed weapon, and by telling the officer that shot him he was carrying a gun.

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  • Photos Of White Allies Protesting Alongside Black Lives Matter
Photos Of White Allies Protesting Alongside Black Lives Matter

A Baton Rouge police spokesman said Monday that the arrests stemmed largely from people not complying with officers' commands. Sterling's death and that of a motorist in Minnesota has sparked nationwide protests. Five officers were killed in an ambush attack on Thursday night during a demonstration denouncing police violence. One was hit on the h...

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  • Donald Trump offers assurances to GOP rank-and-file in Congress
Donald Trump offers assurances to GOP rank-and-file in Congress

So far, Trump, who had earlier pledged to leave the platform process alone, has only won accommodation on trade issues , getting the party to strip language addressing specific trade deals in favor of a more generic opposition to "trade deficits".

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  • Trump predicts more protest violence this summer
Trump predicts more protest violence this summer

Adds Jeff Miller introduction and Trump quote in paragraphs 5 and 6. "I support Donald Trump and have for quite some time because I know that he will be the type of president who will put the rule of law first", Christie said. Aside from letting slip that he's actually pro-choice - he then changed that answer, twice in two days - Flynn might be...

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  • NZ troops carry on amid S Sudan violence
NZ troops carry on amid S Sudan violence

South Sudan became independent from Sudan in 2011 but its short history has been marred by years of civil war. A ceasefire called on Monday night appeared to hold and officials from Machar's side said he was ready for talks. The head of the mission, Ellen Margrethe Loj, has condemned the attacks. The UN mission in South Sudan should also be ...

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  • Race had nothing to do with Minnesota shooting-police officer's lawyer
Race had nothing to do with Minnesota shooting-police officer's lawyer

But outside observers say that claim raises some questions. Among them: If the officer suspected Philando Castile in the robbery, why didn't he treat the traffic stop as a potentially unsafe situation? "That inconsistency has got to be answered".

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  • Stanton, Frazier meet in final round of Home Run Derby
Stanton, Frazier meet in final round of Home Run Derby

He rewarded his father's efforts with a big hug. It probably has to do with not betting on crap like the Home Run Derby . Stanton also hit the longest home run of the day, estimated at 497 feet, and ate without guilt into the brick facade of the Western Metal Supply Co.

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  • Mother Wounded In Dallas Shootings Credits Officers For Bravery
Mother Wounded In Dallas Shootings Credits Officers For Bravery

My 12-year-old was like, 'I'm making history. Ann Marie Warren, a clinical psychologist at the hospital, said Taylor will receive emotional support. Johnson was aiming at police but also wounded others, including Taylor. Survivors of Friday's sniper attack that killed five policemen in Dallas have spoken of the bravery of officers under fire.

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  • More the 200 show for Black Lives Matter march
More the 200 show for Black Lives Matter march

He cited statistics that showed that blacks and Hispanic Americans were far more likely to be arrested and shot by police and, once charged, to receive longer sentences for the same crimes. Ciminelli said there were approximately 112 officers present during the protests that started with about 300 people who were obstructing traffic. "At this p...

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  • Arizona delegate won't vote for Trump at convention
Arizona delegate won't vote for Trump at convention

John McCain have said they will not be attending because they intend on focusing on their reelection campaigns. For one, everyone should know that Snoop Dogg is going to be hosting a "Unity Party" for donors after the convention, so there's that.

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  • Trump Says He's the 'Law and Order' Candidate
Trump Says He's the 'Law and Order' Candidate

Rath drew historical analogies to George W. Bush's selection of Richard Cheney and Barack Obama's pick of Joseph Biden Jr., noting that in both cases the presidential nominees were relatively new to the national scene and tapped Washington, D.C., veterans to round out the tickets.

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  • More protests, more arrests in Baton Rouge
More protests, more arrests in Baton Rouge

Sterling's death and that of a motorist in Minnesota has sparked nationwide protests. As we reported , the protesters marched from the governor's mansion in St. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said in a statement that he won't have access to the federal investigation on the shooting until it's completed and a decision has been made on pot...

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