• Search warrant: Officers saw 'butt of a gun' before man shot
Search warrant: Officers saw 'butt of a gun' before man shot

Police protests were calm and lightly attended in Denver on Monday, when a group of about 50 waved signs decrying police killings while a smaller group entered a fourth day of quietly mourning blacks killed by police in the a year ago. "The individuals involved in his murder took away a man with children who depended upon their daddy on a daily b...

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  • Dallas Shooter's Parents: The Army Changed Him
Dallas Shooter's Parents: The Army Changed Him

Micah Johnson, the gunman who killed five police officers in Dallas, showed a noticeable change in behaviour after being discharged from the USA army past year. Even as officials and activists condemned the shootings and mourned the slain officers in Dallas , hundreds of people were arrested on Saturday and Sunday as new protests against the use...

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  • The first look at NASCAR's new Kentucky
The first look at NASCAR's new Kentucky

In winning for a second consecutive week and for the fourth time this season, Keselowski almost ran out of gas with fewer than two laps remaining. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Carl Edwards came closest, reaching the rear bumper of the Team Penske Ford in Turn 2 on the final lap as Keselowski slowed nearly to a crawl. "He waited.

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  • Bill de Blasio: Black Lives Matter changed discussion 'for the better'
Bill de Blasio: Black Lives Matter changed discussion 'for the better'

Sitting next to Bratton during a press conference at One Police Plaza Monday, de Blasio reiterated that Blacks Lives Matter was bringing attention to the historical mistreatment of blacks in this country but also commended Bratton for going "right at race" during his career.

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  • Florida woman dies after falling 400 feet at Grand Canyon
Florida woman dies after falling 400 feet at Grand Canyon

Coworkers were in shock at the news of her death, a spokeswoman told the newspaper, adding that "to say we're heartbroken is a severe understatement". Yelp said in a statement that the company was "deeply saddened" by Burns' death. "Her passing represents a tremendous loss to our company, the communities she supported and the many friends she ma...

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  • Illinois lawmakers pressing toward budget deal
Illinois lawmakers pressing toward budget deal

According to a report issued by the Illinois State Board of Education released this week, District 90 can last 169 days while Shiloh District 85 can last 226. "In many ways I don't know of a more important election than November 8", he said. It's a big win for Chicago Public Schools. Under the deal, the state would give CPS $ 100 million of a ...

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  • What is Black Lives Matter about?
What is Black Lives Matter about?

Part of the reason that we took I-94 is our continued strategy of disrupting 'things as usual, ' because people are ignoring the state of emergency that black lives are in. Ty Hardaway, another Black Lives Matter protester, explained how he hoped things would go forward. The whole watched along with Diamond Reynolds in Minnesota, when, just mom...

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  • La. Prosecutor Recuses Himself from Sterling Case
La. Prosecutor Recuses Himself from Sterling Case

They failed when they encountered Alton Sterling. A viewing is scheduled from 8 a.m.to 10:30 a.m., with the service to follow at 11 a.m. " Baton Rouge PD looks ridiculous". Moore said today he's often worked with Salamoni's parents, who are both high-ranking police officers. Her (allegedly) close friend Natasha Haynes said that Ieshia was "ove...

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  • Police shootings are indeed a race issue
Police shootings are indeed a race issue

The video shows her in a vehicle next to a bloodied Castile slumped in a seat. In the video, Reynolds says that Castile told the officer that he was licensed to carry a concealed weapon and had the firearm with him. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi said he had not decided yet whether his office, or a grand jury, would determine if officers shou...

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  • Walmart promotes free shipping ahead of Amazon's 'Prime Day'
Walmart promotes free shipping ahead of Amazon's 'Prime Day'

Walmart also heavily counterprogrammed against Prime Day in 2015, and Amazon still had a rousing success with the event. Walmart, eBay, BestBuy and FreeShipping.com are all taking aim at Amazon , using language - and promoting deals - to compete directly with Amazon Prime Day offers.

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  • Anti-Trump Virginia delegate wins portion of lawsuit
Anti-Trump Virginia delegate wins portion of lawsuit

The attack in Dallas was an attack on the country, he said. "We need better negotiated trade agreements that put America first", said a proposed platform to be considered at next week's Republican convention. He called for an increase in the number of mental health care professionals at the VA. "We started there in the early 1990s to create s...

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  • RUTH BADER GINSBURG: Donald Trump is 'a faker'
RUTH BADER GINSBURG: Donald Trump is 'a faker'

Nor was it surprising that she praised President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Merrick Garland, and expressed her view that the court's work is hindered by the Senate's failure to consider him. "He really has an ego", she said. Several law professors and ethics experts told the Washington Post that Ginsburg should not have critic...

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  • U.S. Destroyers Patrol Close To Contentious Chinese-Held Islands
U.S. Destroyers Patrol Close To Contentious Chinese-Held Islands

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday in Beijing , discussing topics including the South China Sea and the nuclear issue in North Korea. "This has always been China's policy, and it will never change". China claims most of the South China Sea, including islands far from its mainland, where the Phi...

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  • Walker: GOP Delegates Shouldn't Vote At Odds With Primary Voters
Walker: GOP Delegates Shouldn't Vote At Odds With Primary Voters

Correll said the decision , which removes one tool that party leaders and the Trump campaign had to enforce primary results, will embolden anti-Trump delegates in the other states that have similar provisions. Republican officials rejected an emotional plea Monday to back off the GOP's opposition to same-sex marriage, renewing the party's embrace...

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  • Olympic withdrawal hardest decision of my life - Spieth
Olympic withdrawal hardest decision of my life - Spieth

McIlroy spoke Tuesday after a practice round for the British Open. They had a lot of difficulty attracting the top players, and just look at it now; it is a very significant Olympic sport and very well supported by the top players. He's got a point, especially when one considers that all the top female players will be in Rio , some of them surely ...

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  • Castile's family vows lawsuit over Minnesota police shooting
Castile's family vows lawsuit over Minnesota police shooting

Valerie Castile told reporters today, "My son was a humanitarian". He was a pillar in this community. Shortly after he was shot he died in the front seat of his girlfriend's vehicle as she recorded the entire incident for the world to witness.

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  • Trump offers plan to revamp veterans care
Trump offers plan to revamp veterans care

In his remarks, Trump was referring to an incident in which 40 veterans who were waiting to receive medical care at a Phoenix VA hospital , passed away. They said he was genuinely undecided over the weekend as he socialized with friends and raised money in the NY area. With the Republican Platform Committee not yet sharing updated language w...

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  • On Guns, Dallas Police Chief Tells Legislators: 'Do Your Job'
On Guns, Dallas Police Chief Tells Legislators: 'Do Your Job'

While the parents couldn't recall their son mentioning any particular incident that may have been traumatic during his time as a U.S. Army reservist, they agreed something had changed. Police Chief added that Johnson made fun of the police members and expressed his desire to kill white people as a revenge for the black people killed by the police.

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  • 9-year-old girl finds abandoned newborn while playing in backyard
9-year-old girl finds abandoned newborn while playing in backyard

The baby was being treated at St. Anthony Hospital in Crown Point, where she was expected to make a full recovery. Investigators searched the area for the baby's mother, but did not find her. Buncich also called the 9-year-old a "guardian angel". The child must be no more than one month old and can be taken to a number of sites, like hospitals, p...

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  • Records could reveal more of claim boy told Paterno of abuse
Records could reveal more of claim boy told Paterno of abuse

In the testimony from 2015 unsealed Tuesday, McQueary said he also had discussed Sandusky's abuse of children with Tom Bradley, who was a Penn State assistant from 1980 to 2011 and who took over as defensive coordinator for Sandusky in 2000.

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