Lawyers acting for the plaintiff, Slim ben Achour, left, and Felix de Belloy talk during a press conferene in Paris, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday rejected claims that police identity checks on 13 people from minority groups were racist, saying officers didn’t overstep any legal boundaries.
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Jonathan Ferrell is seen in an undated photo provided by Florida A&M University. (AP Photo/Florida A&M University) by Cash MichaelsSpecial from to the NNPA…
Jonathan Ferrell is seen in an undated photo provided by Florida A&M University. (AP Photo/Florida A&M University) by Mich Weiss Associated Press Writer CHARLOTTE,…
A U.S. Park Police helicopter removes a man in a basket from the Washington Navy Yard Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) by Brett Zonger Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say at least 12 people have died in the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard. D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said during a news conference Monday that 12 people were confirmed dead. Lanier says people are being told to stay in their homes and out of the area as authorities search for two other possible suspects. One of the shooters has died. The police chief says officers are searching for two other people with firearms wearing military-style uniforms. She says there is no indication of a possible motive at this time.
Catherine Jones sits outside her namesake restaurant, in Elmwood Place, Ohio. Jones understands the community’s need to install speed cameras to quell speeding, but now she is among many small business owners worried that the cameras have given the village a speed trap stigma. (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File) by Dan Sewell ELMWOOD PLACE, Ohio (AP) — This little village had a big problem. Each day, thousands of cars — sometimes as many as 18,000 — rolled along Elmwood Place’s streets, crossing the third-of-a-mile town to get to neighboring Cincinnati or major employers in bustling suburbs or heavily traveled Interstate 75. Many zipped by Elmwood Place’s modest homes and small businesses at speeds well above the 25 mph limit. Bedeviled by tight budgets, the police force was undermanned. The situation, villagers feared, was dangerous. Then the cameras were turned on, and all hell broke loose.
by Jeff Amy CACEDRICK WHITE (Facebook Photo) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police fatally shot the son of a church deacon on Sunday morning after they were called to a church when members of the congregation started arguing over the firing of a pastor, authorities said.
Actress Shannon Richardson poses for a photo, in Texarkana, Texas. Richardson made an initial appearance in a Texarkana, Texas, courtroom Friday, June 7, 2013, after being charged with mailing a threatening communication to the president. (AP Photo/Texarkana Gazette)