An ex-con who turned his life around after spending a decade in federal lockup for drugs is being hailed as a hero after he saved a 15-month-old girl who wandered away from home to the edge of a Georgia highway.
Dem Rep. James Clyburn Suggests 'Sexting' to Get Out the Vote
No one pays much attention to C-SPAN, especially on holiday weekends, but luckily The Daily Caller flagged a hilarious flub by Congressman James Clyburn when he was talking about mobilizing voters in an appearance on C-SPAN 2 during Labor Day weekend. Clyburn said, "Use the tools that we have.
Family Says Darrien Hunt Was Shot by Cops 'Because He's Black'
Saratoga Springs family says Darrien Hunt was shot by cops "because he's black" SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (ABC 4 News) - The family of the 22-year-old man who was shot and killed by Saratoga Springs Police this week is speaking out. Darrien Hunt's family says the only reason why he was shot is because he was black.
George Zimmerman Threatened to Kill Driver During Road Rage Incident
George Zimmerman found himself in trouble with the law yet again this week. Florida's WSVN News is reporting that Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder last year in the killing of 17-year-old black teenager Trayvon Martin, threatened to kill a fellow driver during a road rage incident and even showed up at the man's workplace the next day.
Sen. Fran Millar Vows to Block Voting Access for African American Voters in Ga.
Georgia State Sen. Fran Millar (R-Dunwoody) has vowed to eliminate early voting at South DeKalb Mall in metro Atlanta -- a location, which he says is "dominated by African American shoppers" and "is near several large African American mega churches."
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.
Protesters plan to take to the streets in Ferguson, Mo., again Wednesday night, as they demand a special prosecutor to replace Bob McCulloch on the case. At a city council meeting Tuesday, residents called for an overhaul of Ferguson's police department.
Texas Executes Inmate After Supreme Court Refuses Appeal
Texas correctional authorities executed 45-year-old Willie Trottie on Wednesday evening. The Supreme Court refused to take up the inmate's appeal 18 minutes before the procedure, sealing Trottie's fate. A legal battle had raged for months before, as the state's attorney general refused to reveal the source of the drugs to be used, leading to a series of legal challenges.