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Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:31 AM

Mexican Teen Forcibly Sent to U.S. Returns Home

Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 9:17 AM

Michael Brown Family Files Suit Against Ferguson

The family of Michael Brown filed a civil lawsuit Thursday against the city of Ferguson, Missouri, former officer Darren Wilson and former police chief Thomas Jackson, NBC News reported. In announcing the wrongful-death suit, lawyers for Brown's family said they plan to show that Wilson "unjustifiably shot and killed" the teen and used "unnecessary and unreasonable" force when he shot the unarmed 18-year-old at least six times. The suit also cited the Justice Department's findings that Ferguson police have engaged in a pattern of biased policing, with black citizens bearing the brunt. The suit did not specify how much money the family is seeking, but it includes at least $75,000 for compensatory damages. Neither officials in Ferguson nor Wilson could be immediately reached for comment. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:58 PM

Ariz. Officer Who Rammed Suspect Says He "Had No Choice"

An Arizona police officer who rammed his police car into an armed suspect in February told investigators he had no choice in the situation, although the suspect's lawyer has called the takedown an excessive use of police force, NBC News reported. "I have two thoughts that go in my mind, I need to shoot him to stop the threat or I need to run him over to stop the threat," Marina Police Officer Michael Rapiejko said in a recording of a police inquiry released by the department. But the attorney for suspect Mario Valencia has said Rapiejko's actions were excessive, and said Valencia was clearly suicidal. Read »
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:00 AM

Rand Paul's Son Cited for DUI in Kentucky

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:07 PM

Anti-Human Trafficking Bill Passes Senate

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 2:33 PM

Rep. Carlos Curbelo Accompanies Obama on Air Force One

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 2:41 PM

Bird Flu Spreading in U.S. May Be From Asia: Experts

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:31 PM

Ex-Police Chief Says Resignation Over Family's Safety Not Race

A former Parma, Missouri, police chief, one of six municipal employees who resigned after the election of the town's first black female mayor, said concern over family safety was her reason for leaving and not the race of the mayor. Trish Cohen told NBC News she stepped down after 10 years as Parma's top cop because she felt newly elected Mayor Tyus Byrd didn't appear to support the police force. Cohen said she had negative experiences with Byrd's relatives and claims they were posting home addresses for herself and Assistant Police Chief Rich Medley on social media — making them feel unsafe. "We put our families' safety before anyone else," said Cohen. Medley said he quit because he had heard Byrd planned on firing the officers. Read »
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:55 PM

Benghazi Report May Be Delayed Until Midst Of Presidential Campaign

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 12:47 PM

Oskar Groening Trial: Auschwitz Survivor Recounts Horrors

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 10:44 AM

Saudi-Led Coalition Launches Air Strikes In Yemen

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 1:43 PM

Boy, 2, Dies After Drunk Dad Left Him in Hot Car: Cops

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 8:30 AM

Endorsement or No, Koch Has Backed Walker Before

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 4:31 AM

EU Hits Russia's Gazprom With Antitrust Charges

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2015 at 3:47 AM

Baby Saved After Pregnant Mother Accidentally Killed by Husband

Doctors managed to safely deliver a baby whose mother was accidentally run over and killed by her husband in Houston, NBC News reported. Houston Police said the baby's mother was arguing with her husband over car repairs, NBC affiliate KPRC reported. As the pregnant woman was holding onto the driver's side door of the Honda sedan, her husband started driving away. When she slipped and fell, he unintentionally ran her over, police said. The 36-week-old baby is reportedly in stable condition, KPRC reported. Read »