Karen Matthews, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 11:00am
The rookie police officer who shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell says what happened was a deadly accident. Prosecutors call it manslaughter and say he acted recklessly and then did little to help the dying man.
Amy Forliti, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 10:42am
The Minnesota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Minneapolis NAACP filed a lawsuit Wednesday in hopes of forcing authorities to release video footage from the night a black man was fatally shot by police.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 10:42am
Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless people sleeping on the streets.
A plan to identify freshmen most likely to fail has erupted into a scandal for Mount St. Mary's University after the school president reportedly likened incoming students to bunnies who needed to be drowned or have guns put to their heads.
An Iowa college is sticking with its decision to hire a full-time coach for its shooting sports club, despite opposition from alumni and other supporters who say guns have no place on a liberal arts campus.