Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 7:45am
Relatives of a black man who was gunned down by a white police officer in Louisiana's capital are suing the city on Tuesday, claiming the shooting fit a pattern of racist behavior and excessive force by its police force.
In a story June 26 about a decision not to press charges against Tulsa, Oklahoma, law officers in the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, The Associated Press misidentified the man. His name was Joshua Barre, not Jason Barre.
Philip Issa and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted
Jun 27th - 6:44am
The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack.
A woman who died along with her 3-year-old twin grandsons following an early-morning house fire Tuesday in Detroit was found inside with one of the children in her arms, apparently trying to escape the blaze, a fire official said.