Minneapolis' first openly gay police chief responded sharply Thursday to a decision by organizers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade to ask her department to minimize its participation in Sunday's annual event due to tensions over the police shooting of Philando Castile.
Sarah Rankin, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 3:18pm
The towering Confederate monuments in Virginia's capital city shouldn't be taken down, but instead should be supplemented with historical context about why they were built, Richmond's mayor said Thursday.
Rob Gillies and Ed White, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 3:08pm
The man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he lived and had once studied to sell insurance, people who knew him said Thursday.
Andrew Selsky., Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 3:07pm
Concern is growing in a conservative, remote corner of Oregon as people start arriving in a national forest for a Rainbow Family of Living Light annual gathering, a counter-culture get-together expected to draw thousands.
The father of a visiting Chinese scholar missing from the University of Illinois made an emotional appeal on Thursday for his 26-year-old child's safe return, saying in an interview: "Give my daughter back."
Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 22nd - 2:48pm
Nearly two years after it last flew, South Carolina's final Confederate flag remains in the same place it was taken immediately after it was removed from the flagpole in front of the Statehouse: a small, flat white acid-free box behind several locked doors.
A teenager shot to death by deputies was accidentally hit by a bullet as he tried to stop an aggressive dog from attacking the officers early Thursday, according to Los Angeles County sheriff's officials.