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  • Don't go arming everyone

    Don't go arming everyone
    When new Police Chief Cecil Smith arrived in Sanford, Fla., in April, he suspended the city's neighborhood watch program — the one under whose auspices George Zimmerman had patrolled the streets until he fatally shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin....
  • 'Subway vigilante' Bernhard Goetz arrested on drug charges in New York

    'Subway vigilante' Bernhard Goetz arrested on drug charges in New York
    Bernhard Goetz, the “subway vigilante” who set off a national debate about crime and race after he shot four black men in New York in 1984, has been arrested on drug charges. Goetz, 65, was arrested about 6:30 p.m. Friday in New York after...
  • Federal prosecutor to review death of Ga. student found wrapped in mat

    Federal prosecutor to review death of Ga. student found wrapped in mat
    A federal prosecutor in Georgia has opened a formal review into what local officials ruled was the accidental death of a teenager, found dead and wrapped in a wrestling mat in his high school gymnasium. The latest step in the case of Kendrick Johnson...
  • Suspected Nazi-looted art found in Germany mirrors 'Monuments Men' plot

    Suspected Nazi-looted art found in Germany mirrors 'Monuments Men' plot
    Movies occasionally grow a little more topical due to current events -- earlier this year, coverage of Trayvon Martin’s killing and the George Zimmerman trial made conversations about  “Fruitvale,” a drama about the fatal shooting of a...
  • Renisha McBride, killed on porch while seeking help, buried in Detroit

    Renisha McBride, killed on porch while seeking help, buried in Detroit
    Less than a week after she was killed by a shotgun blast to the face while seeking help for a car accident, Renisha McBride went to her final resting place on Friday, the latest civil rights figure in a panoply of slain young African Americans. A steady...
  • Review: '12 Angry Men,' cast in black and white, misses the gray

    Review: '12 Angry Men,' cast in black and white, misses the gray
    Direct from the age of black-and-white television, Reginald Rose's "12 Angry Men" has been redeployed to confront the issue of race relations. This Pasadena Playhouse production, which opened Sunday under the direction of artistic director Sheldon Epps,...
  • What's next in the racially charged Renisha McBride shooting case?

    What's next in the racially charged Renisha McBride shooting case?
    Michigan prosecutors in the Renisha McBride shooting case, which is becoming the latest example of questions about race and guns, are reviewing whether to charge a white man who fatally shot McBride, a black woman who was reportedly seeking help after a...
  • Michigan prosecutors consider charges in Renisha McBride shooting

    Michigan prosecutors consider charges in Renisha McBride shooting
    Michigan prosecutors were weighing Tuesday whether to charge a homeowner in the killing of a woman on his porch in a case that has raised comparisons to the shooting death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin last year. Renisha McBride, 19, was killed...
  • Michigan homeowner charged in racially fraught fatal porch shooting

    Michigan homeowner charged in racially fraught fatal porch shooting
    A Michigan homeowner today was charged with murder in the racially fraught death of Renisha McBride, a 19-year-old black woman who was shot in the face on his porch. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy said Friday that Theodore P. Wafer, 54, of...
  • Renisha McBride, Trayvon Martin shootings: How they compare

    Renisha McBride, Trayvon Martin shootings: How they compare
    Demonstrators in Florida and Michigan have used the same language to describe the shootings of two young African Americans. But the killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012 and Renisha McBride this month raise different legal questions along the touchy...
  • U.S. soldier charged with murder in killing of two Iraqi civilians

    U.S. soldier charged with murder in killing of two Iraqi civilians
    A U.S. soldier has been charged with two counts of premeditated murder in the killing of two Iraqi civilians. The charges against Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera, 31, stem from an alleged shooting of two civilians near the village of As Sadah in...