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4 hrs ago | Business Journal
Two Hamilton County men face life in prison without the possibility of parole if found guilty of robbing and murdering a Mason businessman who owned and operated the Hirschberg Steel Co.
8 hrs ago | KOA
It's only August, but an overzealous teacher and some overzealous cops have already landed a high school student in serious trouble for having - or, in this case, merely imagining - something that represents a weapon, but isn't actually anything remotely like a real weapon.
9 hrs ago | KSWO
Police records show that 163 arrests have been made in the Ferguson protest zone since the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, but just seven are residents of the St. Louis suburb.
10 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has fired a trooper who fatally shot a man while he was off-duty in Tulsa.
14 hrs ago | KSSN-FM Little Rock
On Ferguson, the respectable person isn't supposed to say it, or even think it: that there's something wrong with the fact that black people start burning things down when one white cop kills one black guy, but seem to think of it as business as usual that black boys and men regularly kill each other.
14 hrs ago | KOAT-TV
The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.
A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.
Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road.
T.I. has been one of the most prominent celebrities speaking out about the crime and protesting in Ferguson.
Dallas police have arrested two suspects in the shooting death of a teenager during an attempted robbery at some apartments.
The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the murder conviction and life without parole sentence of man convicted in an Oklahoma City slaying.
A gunman lured his father to a remote Oregon campsite and killed him, then drove to a beach where he shot five cars in a parking lot, killing a Michigan camper who was sleeping in his vehicle, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the man pointed a gun at him, his new defense attorney said.
A prosecutor filed court papers Tuesday seeking the death penalty against a man charged with murder in the killing of an Indianapolis police officer during a shootout in an alley.
A Missouri grand jury could begin hearing evidence as soon as Wednesday to determine whether any charges should be filed against a white suburban police officer who fatally shot unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U.S. attorney general could - by telling his own family story.
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Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 03:35 pm
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