Off-duty officer in Memphis fatally shot; suspect in custody
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- An off-duty Memphis police officer who died after being shot multiple times had been on the force for little more than a year and had a fiancee who is four months pregnant, authorities said. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said 31-year-old Terence Olridge was shot at a home in the suburb of Cordova on Sunday. Olridge died later at a hospital where he was taken, becoming the second Memphis police officer to be fatally shot in more than two months. "It just...
Protesters Wearing Masks Descend on Washington, D.C.
Hundreds of protesters with their faces covered marched through the streets of Washington D.C. for the Million Mask March. As they headed for the White House, demonstrators had a message for the President. The march in Washington, D.C. is part of a global movement being held in cities around the world. Protesters associated with such groups as the Occupy and Anonymous movements are demanding an end to social injustice and government and corporate greed.
Largest Civil Disobedience In Walmart History Leads To Over 50 Arrests
Surrounded by about 100 police officers in riot gear and a helicopter circling above, more than 50 Walmart workers and supporters were arrested in downtown Los Angeles Thursday night as they sat in the street protesting what they called the retailer's "poverty wages."
Del City police Capt. Randy Harrison, 48, is charged with first-degree manslaughter in the March 14, 2012, death of Dane Scott Jr. Harrison. A 23-year veteran of the police department in Del City, located southeast of Oklahoma City, has pleaded not guilty and faces a minimum of four years and a maximum of life in prison if convicted.
A winter storm system already has killed eight, while bringing snow to the southwest. Now, the system is making its way to northeast and could impact holiday travel severely. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.
Teens Arrested For 'Waiting While Black' At Bus Stop
3 Teens & Basketball Teammates Arrested For 'Waiting While Black' At Bus Stop! "A police officer arrested three teens last week as they were standing outside a store in downtown Rochester, New York. Their crime: Waiting for a school bus.
Former Governor Sarah Palin (R-AK) punched her way back into the news this week by invoking slavery in remarks about American public debt, then doubling down on the remarks in an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper.