Amy Taxin and Brian Melley, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 5:55pm
Anaheim officials pressed for calm Thursday after a night of raucous protests that followed an incident in which an off-duty policeman scuffled in his front yard with a boy, drew a weapon and fired a shot into the ground after another teen pushed him over a hedge and others surrounded him.
Paul Elias, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 5:55pm
A California police chief and mayor say federal agents "betrayed" local officers assisting in the takedown of alleged members of the notorious El Salvadoran-based gang by also using the pre-dawn raids to also make immigration arrests.
Sadie Gurman, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 5:47pm
The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday, offering the Trump administration's strongest indication to date of a looming crackdown on the drug, even as a solid majority of Americans believe it should be legal.
Jay Reeves, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 5:40pm
Black people who celebrate the civil rights movement and white people who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall.
Jim Suhr, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 5:16pm
Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder after he allegedly started shooting in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others, in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated.
Bob Moen, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:46pm
Prosecutors found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse named Valentine that survived for eight weeks in the Wyoming wilderness after being left behind by a backcountry guide outfit when it became too sick to move in an area populated with grizzly bears.
Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:42pm
More than half of Hispanic immigrants who were neither born in the United States nor have a permanent resident card said they were concerned about their place in the United States, even before the Trump administration made clear its intentions to aggressively crack down on illegal immigration, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 23rd - 4:40pm
A Utah teenager who fired a shotgun in a junior high classroom, igniting panic among kids and their parents, was dealing with great pain and had an adverse reaction to an antidepressant drug he had recently been prescribed, his attorney and family said Thursday during his sentencing.