New York City's West Indian Festival J'Ouvert is a legendary staple in Brooklyn during Labor Day Weekend, but this year's event ended in two brutal deaths.
A Black Illinois woman with felony firearm charges after she fired shots to ward off a gunman who killed her fiancé and the father of her two children.
A bidder driving the offer up identified themselves as Tamir Rice. And the top bidder's online name appeared to be "Racist McShootface."
Nathan Barksdale, the Baltimore drug lord and inspiration behind HBO's hit series The Wire, has died.
Shaun Mouzon seeks more than $1.2 million in damages. Around the same time he announced the federal lawsuit, the gun charges were dropped.
When asked about Obama's vulnerable moment, Zimmerman called him a "piece of garbage" and claimed the president was faking his tears in an effort to create a dictatorship.
President Barack Obama will answer questions Thursday evening on the thorny issue of the right to keep and bear arms.
For militia leader Ammon Bundy, the goal of the armed occupation is to force the government's hand in turning over federal land to ranchers and miners.
Emanuel and Interim Chicago Police Supt. John Escalante on Wednesday are slated to announce a "'de-escalation' approach to handling potential conflicts and standoffs, including making sure every 'operational' on-duty officer is equipped with a Taser."