Grand jury clears officer in deadly police shooting
A Harris County grand jury today has cleared a Houston police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in January. The inquiry marked one of Harris County's first grand jury deliberations in a police shooting following recent unrest over the lack of indictments in the officer-involved deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in New York. Baker's death has gained national ...
Community Joins Together to Give Seven-Year-Old Prosthetic Eye
CONWAY, Mo. -- Community members are trying to make a seven-year-old boy's Christmas wish come true. Alcoa Harris of Conway lost his eye in a BB gun accident last year. Now, his family is trying to raise enough money to get him a prosthetic eye-- which can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000. The family's insurance won't cover the cost of a prosthetic eye because it falls under the "cosmetics ...
Grand jury still probing HPD killing of unarmed man
A Harris County grand jury convened this morning and members are working through lunch to continue investigating the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a Houston police officer in January.
Mo-Beard spelling team in Morris Township takes middle school spelling bee
MORRIS TWP. ? The Morristown-Beard Middle School team of ?varsity? spellers ? Quiya Harris ?19 of West Orange, Lily Yee ?19 of Montville, and Anika Buch ?20 of Newark ? earned first place in the Middl
While Americans are Sharply Divided on Grand Jury Decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island, Most Police Officers are ...
NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson, MO and Staten Island, NY ? along with the protests which have followed nationwide ? national discussions have occurred on a variety of issues, including discrimination, police procedures, personal responsibility, and the delicate relationships between prosecutors and police forces. While opinions are ...
Staying merry in spite of holiday allergies
LIBERTY, Mo. ? The things we love at Christmas can be top triggers of allergies and asthma, but there are ways to stay merry. You might think the decorating is complete at the home of Kim Harris and his wife. Oh, no. They?re just a third of the way there. ?Downstairs will be Santa Claus. There [?]
Religious leaders lead protests
Religious leaders in several Chicago neighborhoods led their congregations and other community members in peaceful protests Sunday over decisions in Ferguson, Mo., and New York not to indict white police officers in the deaths of black men. On the South Side, the Rev. Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina Catholic Church and Pastor Chris Harris of Bright Star Church both led people into the streets ...
Missouri 21 ? Arkansas 14
Our best photos from the Tigers' final regular-season game Friday.
Comets Remain Undefeated
INDEPENDENCE, MO - The Missouri Comets faced their toughest challenge of the season but came out with a tight 10-7 victory over the San Diego Sockers to remain undefeated in the 2014/15 Major Arena Soccer League season on Saturday night at the Independence Events Center.
Change could be coming for struggling Chiefs offensive line
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The move was subtle, made in the fourth quarter of a game the Kansas City Chiefs were destined to lose. But Donald Stephenson replaced Ryan Harris at right tackle on a struggling offensive line Sunday night. ?We just put him in really to get him some work," Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. But the move could become permanent. Pro Football Focus gave Harris the lowest grade for ...