By MARTHA WAGGONER and JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) 08/21 — North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state’s flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.
By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 07/28 — A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/03 — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/20 — Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month,Read more »
The Associated Press 08/17 – Confederate monuments are being removed around the country under pressure from those who say they honor a regime that enslaved African-Americans.
JONATHAN DREW and GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. (AP) 08/16 — North Carolina’s governor said Tuesday that he wants to bring down Confederate monuments around the state,
JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press DURHAM, N.C. (AP) 08/15 — Protesters in North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier Monday at a rally against racism.
PAT EATON-ROBB, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 05/31 — A student originally from Mexico, Eric Cruz Lopez was among the most visible immigration activists on the University of Connecticut campus — up until he was charged with spray-painting expletives about President Donald Trump on the walls of school buildings.
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/29 — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to charges of felony rioting and assault on a police officer for participating in Inauguration Day rioting in Washington.
KATE BRUMBACK and BILL BARROW, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 04/02 — The man accused of starting the raging fire that destroyed part of Interstate 85 north of downtown Atlanta was talking about smoking crack just before the blaze began,
BILL BARROW and KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 04/01 — Three people have been arrested in connection with the raging fire that collapsed a portion of Interstate 85 a few miles north of downtown Atlanta,
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) 02/23 — Dozens of people, including children, were arrested early Thursday after clashing with Southern California police outside a home where a Los Angeles policeman fired a single round during an off-duty tussle with a 13-year-old boy.
WASHINGTON (AP) 02/21 — The National Park Service says graffiti has been found at the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the World War II Memorial.
Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 11/18 — A man who used a pickaxe and a sledgehammer to smash Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was charged Thursday with felony vandalism,
JEFF MARTIN and REBECCA REYNOLDS YONKER, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 11/12 — A wannabe weatherman was jailed for arson after admitting he started a wildfire to draw attention to his selfie videos on Facebook,
TERRENCE PETTY, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 11/12 — As protests of President-elect Donald Trump entered another day, police in Portland, Oregon, say one person was shot and injured by a man who had gotten into a confrontation with a protester then opened fire.
LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/27 — Los Angeles police are investigating a pre-dawn attack that destroyed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame less than two weeks before the election.