Police across the U.S. prepared for another day of demonstrations Tuesday after thousands of people in cities from Los Angeles and New York passionately protested a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who killed a black 18-year-old.
By Ellen Wulfhorst, Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Aiming to head off new looting and rioting, Missouri's governor on Tuesday ordered National Guard reinforcements into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson following overnight violence ignited by the clearing of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot to death by officer Darren Wilson in August, condemned as biased the grand jury process that led to Monday's decision not to bring criminal charges against Wilson. ...
Several cars of a Union Pacific freight train derailed early Tuesday.
Five people remained hospitalized Monday, recovering from a tour bus crash in Shasta County.
The removal of 12 Sycamore and Elm trees along Feather River Boulevard, next to the Oroville Memorial Cemetery, was supposed to start Monday; however, those efforts were delayed by approximately a dozen protesters carrying signs, and encouraging drivers to show their support by honking their horns.
A Shasta County Most Wanted suspect was arrested Monday around 4:21 p.m., after a traffic stop and brief search.
The Red Sox have finalized their contract with Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings aimed at boosting Boston's offense after a last-place finish in the AL East.
Injured Oklahoma City Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook returned to practice Monday.
Ralph Wilson Stadium will be ready to host the Buffalo Bills' game against the Cleveland Browns this Sunday, team president Russ Brandon announced Tuesday.
UCLA still has one game remaining in the regular season, but it sounds as if star quarterback Brett Hundley has already decided this will be his final year playing for the Bruins.