By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man was acting in self defense and will not be charged, the district attorney said on Monday, two days after dozens of demonstrators calling for justice in the case were arrested. Christopher Manney, who was fired from the Milwaukee police force, shot Dontre Hamilton 14 times during a struggle in Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee on April 30, Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm said in a statement. "My decision ... ...
By Jonathan Allen and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's police commissioner urged an easing of tensions on Monday after some in his force, responding to the fatal shooting of two officers, accused Mayor Bill de Blasio of being insufficiently supportive of police. The U.S. Justice Department on Monday condemned Saturday's attack in which a 28-year-old man with a troubled history killed the two officers in their patrol car to avenge the killings by white officers of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City. The gunman then killed himself. ...
Skylight Ministries held a coat and blanket drive Saturday at Simpson University in Redding.
Firefighter from three different agencies had a friendly competition, all while raising money for the Salvation Army.
There are about 3,200 Redding Electric Utility customers without power after a squirrel came into contact with a power line.
Police say three men robbed a taxi driver at knife point.
The Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang.
Mississippi football signee Chad Kelly's lawyer tells The Associated Press he has video evidence that shows his client was not the aggressor in a fight at a downtown Buffalo nightclub.
The Detroit Pistons on Monday waived Josh Smith, who still had two years and at least $26 million remaining on his contract after this season.
Jameis Winston attorney David Cornwell confirmed to ESPN's Joe Schad that the Florida State Seminoles quarterback was ruled to have not violated university conduct code.