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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in the shooting that injured 20 people at a parade on Mother's Day, police said Thursday afternoon. Shawn Scott, 24, was arrested Thursday, police Chief Ronal Serpas said. He is the brother...
Tags: Mardi Gras, Witnesses, Firearms, Prosecution, Justice System
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Police identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the shooting of nearly 20 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, saying several people had identified him as the gunman. Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas said...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A medical student who witnessed the shooting that wounded 19 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans said Monday the gunman appeared to be firing in a controlled manner, but it wasn't clear if he was trying to hit...
Despite what may seem to be an improving economy, a lot of local families must still rely on local food pantries to put food on their table. The Food Bank of Northern Indiana say the 96 pantries it serves across the area that give food to the hungry saw...
SUPERIOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton, U.S. Rep. John Conyers and others say they plan a demonstration outside Gov. Rick Snyder's gated community to protest what they say is a racially biased law that makes it easier for Michigan to...
GOSHEN — Among events to mark the 2012 Martin Luther King holiday, Goshen College will host a free community conversation from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in Umble Center on campus. Vincent Harding, a pioneer of the civil rights movement, will...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterA daylong celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ended in the self-inflicted shooting of a South Bend teenager. Police said the 16-year-old victim, seen lying on the ground next to the Knute Rockne statue in front of the College Football Hall of...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of trying to bomb a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Spokane was an avid poster on a white supremacist Internet forum, where he referenced bomb-making and alluded to attacking anti-racist demonstrators, a...
Tags: Bombings, Human Interest, Entertainment, Nazi Party, Television
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado radio station owner who aired an editorial denouncing the holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr. has lost his gun permit. The Greeley Tribune reports the concealed weapon permit was permanently revoked Friday,...
The Indiana University South Bend Gospel Ensemble is part of the university's vocal music family. Like any other sibling, the gospel ensemble has its own unique qualities, which was evident during the Martin Luther King Jr. Day concert held at the...
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage has changed his plans and attended a Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast just days after saying critics of his decision to skip other holiday weekend events could "kiss my butt." LePage attended the...
Tags: Regional Authority, Paul LePage, Government, Maine, Politics
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