Columbia man who transferred money to Iraq nears release
A Columbia man serving a three-year federal prison sentence for sending money to relatives in Iraq, in defiance of U.S. sanctions, has been released to a local halfway house.
Students, workers across U.S. stage #HandsUpWalkout protests
Gabrielle Levy WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Protests were staged at schools and workplaces across the U.S. Monday afternoon as part of an organized walkout in solidarity with the residents of Ferguson.
Man imprisoned for Iraq transfers nears release
A Columbia man serving a three-year federal prison sentence for sending money to his relatives in Iraq in defiance of U.S. sanctions has been released to a local halfway house.
Man who transferred money to Iraq nears release
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) ? A Columbia man serving a three-year federal prison sentence for sending money to relatives in Iraq, in defiance of U.S. sanctions, has been released to a local halfway house.
Police kill black teen near Ferguson, but similarities appear to end there
Across the country in recent months, from Houston to Milwaukee and Cleveland, fatal police shootings of black Americans have captured public attention. But the one in Berkeley, Mo., Tuesday night, just a few miles from Ferguson, appears different.
Blaz meets with NYPD union bosses, makes no progress
The mayor met with the heads of the five NYPD unions at the new police academy in Queens. De Blasio hopes to makes amends after angry cops have been turning their backs on him over his defense of Eric Garner protesters.
LOWELL -- As tensions between police and protesters continue over the deaths of two black men, one local group of residents came together Sunday to remember the two NYPD officers shot in their patrol car five days before Christmas.
De Blasio will meet with NYPD union heads to end conflict
The mayor will have a private meeting Tuesday with four union bosses and Patrolman?s Benevolent Association honcho Patrick Lynch, his harshest critic.
ACLU sues Kansas City school
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Kansas City school district over its punishment of a student who displayed the ?Hands up, don?t shoot!? gesture while Gov. Jay Nixon was giving a speech.
Rex reminds why he?s beloved, and why he must leave
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. ? If this was the end, then the end was as big and as brassy as all Rex Ryan?s best days as the Jets coach. There was...