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  • Police shooting in housing project ruled homicide

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors should charge a police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell, elected officials said Monday after the medical examiner announced that the death was ruled a homicide. City Councilwoman Inez Barron and Assemblyman-elect...

  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    CLEVELAND — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday. The boy was confronted Saturday by officers responding to a 911 call...

  • Q&A: How the Ferguson grand jury process works

    By Kimberly Kindy, The Washington Post
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    Now that a St. Louis County grand jury has finished three months of deliberations in the case against Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, some aspects of the process will remain secret while others will be publicly disclosed. The Washington Post asked Ed Magee, spokesman for...

  • Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown marries

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off weeks of ongoing protests, has gotten married. Records at the St. Louis County Recorder of Deeds office show that 28-year-old Darren Wilson married Barbara Spradling on...

  • Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown marries

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    CLAYTON, Mo. — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, setting off weeks of ongoing protests, has gotten married. Records at the St. Louis County Recorder of Deeds office show that 28-year-old Darren Wilson married Barbara Spradling on Oct....

  • Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. and 'the greatest catch I've ever seen'

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    If you have not seen the backward-falling, fingers-extended, one-handed grab made by New York Giants rookie Odell Beckham Jr., do yourself a favor and go search for the video on the web. NBC announcer Al Michaels called it "one of the most incredible catches ever seen — by anybody,...

  • Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

    Updated: Mon, Nov 24, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said. The fire Saturday occurred 50 miles northwest of Chicago at Valley View...

  • Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she's worth? Will she let her colors burst? NFL announced late Sunday — after rumors swirled for weeks — that the pop star will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show on Feb. 1 at the...

  • Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird. Ten contestants vied to see who could eat the most of a 20-pound turkey in a competition Saturday at Foxwoods Resort Casino....

  • 'Mockingjay, Part 1' opens with $123 million

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Mockingjay, Part 1" didn't catch fire like the previous installments of "The Hunger Games," but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. Lionsgate's "Mockingjay" opened well below...

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