Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed a law that covers tuition for a two-year degree at a community college for all high school graduates in the state. Vicente Arenas takes a closer look at the Tennessee Promise.
Brock Underwood, the 21-year-old son of Evansville, Ind. Police Officer Bryan Underwood was banned from ever participating in the ride-along program after attacking a man filming an arrest. Language NSFW
Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail remembered her Saturday as a "courageous voice" for social justice and promised to keep fighting for clarity on the circumstances surrounding her death. Hundreds of people attended Sandra Bland's funeral near the Chicago suburb where she grew up. They celebrated her life with words and songs of praise, and her mother danced in the church aisle with her arms raised.
Police Announce Arrest In Murder Of Recent Drexel Graduate
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) â Philadelphia Police say a man who had been hired and fired for maintenance work at a West Philadelphia apartment building in which the victim lived, has now been charged in last weekâs murder of a recent Drexel grad.
Homicide Captain James Clark says the handyman, 56-year old James Harris, faces murder, rape, robbery, burglary and other charges.
âHarris, who was terminated a week prior to this murder, and was banned from the building by management,â says Clarke. â...
Sandra Bland Was Excited About Starting New Chapter in Life
Even after one video surfaced showing Sandra Bland talking in March about depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, those who knew her said she would not have killed herself inside a Texas jail cell.
July 15, 2015 - During his lengthy Iran presser today, President Obama ended up fielding a question on Bill Cosby and whether he as president would revoke Cosby's Presidential Medal of Freedom, given to Cosby back in 2002. There is a petition on the White House website now with almost 90,000 signatures (100,000 is needed to get a White House response) to get the medal revoked.
Obama said there is no precedent for doing such a thing and that we don't have that mechanism.
Newly released Gardena Police videos show officers killing unarmed man via LA Times
A federal court released police video recordings Tuesday that show Gardena officers fatally shooting one unarmed man and wounding another in a 2013 incident that resulted in a recent $4.7 million legal settlement by the city.
The full story: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-federal-judge-orders-release-of-videos-20150714-story.html?14369191098620
The city -- which had refused to make the videos public -- argued during a civil rights lawsuit brought by relatives of the dead m...
Woman Arrested After Throwing Water at Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings -Blake
A Baltimore woman was arrested after she dumped what appeared to be water on Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as she greeted residents Saturday morning at a community festival.Police said Pailin-Sheffer, 37, was charged with second-degree assault.