RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to uphold a weapons ban at an upcoming gun rally in the capital, arguing it was necessary to prevent a repeat of deadly violence that erupted at a white nationalist rally more than two years ago.
BALTIMORE — The city will formally name a courthouse after the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first half of 2020.
BALTIMORE — As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A trial date has been set for a white Nashville police officer charged with fatally shooting an armed Black man during a foot chase in 2018.
Tashonna Ward walked into an emergency room in Milwaukee one evening this month to get treatment for chest pains and shortness of breath.
NEW YORK — Rep. Ayanna Pressley, whose hair twists have been an inspiration to young girls and part of her personal identity and political brand, said Thursday that she has gone bald due to the auto immune disease called alopecia.
JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Supreme Court's confirmation of a 12-year prison sentence for an African American man who carried his mobile phone into a county jail cell is being slammed as a brutal example of racial injustice.
CLEVELAND — A union representing the white Cleveland police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Black child playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center, will ask an Ohio appeals court to overturn the officer's firing.
RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Democrats argued for years that Republicans abused their majority status by drawing gerrymandered legislative and congressional districts that gave the GOP an unfair advantage on Election Day.
ST. LOUIS — The president of a predominantly Black St. Louis police union said Wednesday that the city prosecutor's lawsuit is correct in pointing out racial concerns in St. Louis, including biases within the police department itself.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Homeless women ordered by a California judge last week to leave a vacant house they illegally occupied in Oakland for two months were evicted before dawn Tuesday by sheriff's deputies in a case that highlighted the state's severe housing shortage and growing numbers of home…
NEW YORK — New York City's policing of subway fare beaters is drawing scrutiny from the state's attorney general for possible racial bias.
LAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas Strip hotel-casino denied that O.J. Simpson was defamed when employees banned him from the property in 2017 and a celebrity news site reported the paroled former football hero had been drunk, disruptive and unruly.
MILWAUKEE — When Quentin Blackburn was sent to prison for his first felony conviction in the 1990s, the consequences were clear: he could no longer vote or possess a firearm. It wasn't until last month that the 48-year-old Milwaukee man found out his right to vote was restored when he finish…
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama county is preserving what's left of the lockup where officials say Martin Luther King Jr. served his final time behind bars just months before his assassination.
BALTIMORE — Woman after woman has settled into Yasmine Young's salon chair and explained that she needed to change her hair to conform with the expectations of a boss.