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ACLU accuses Colorado Springs police of racial profiling

ACLU accuses Colorado Springs police of racial profilingThe American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado says two African-American brothers were racially profiled by Colorado Springs Police during a traffic stop in March
  • Local
  • 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
Editorials

Congratulations to all involved in city election

Congratulations to all involved in city electionAfter nine months, the highly contested Jackson mayoral election came to an end Tuesday night.
  • Editorials
  • 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Local

Video showing Dover police encounter still under wraps

Video showing Dover police encounter still under wrapsThe video, which was ruled to not be confidential, has yet to be made public.
  • Local
  • 3 hours, 58 minutes ago
Education

Drug testing in public schools called unlikely

Drug testing in public schools called unlikelyLegal experts call it unlikely high court would allow random drug testing of all students
  • Education
  • 4 hours, 26 minutes ago
Grand Rapids Metro

City of Grand Rapids removes crosses from public land

City of Grand Rapids removes crosses from public landThe move followed a complaint to the American Civil Liberties Union.
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
Michigan

Grand Rapids removes cross display after ACLU complaint

Grand Rapids removes cross display after ACLU complaintGrand Rapids has removed a display of crosses on public property after the ACLU contacted the city.
  • Michigan
  • 8 hours, 38 minutes ago
Local

ACLU of Delaware sues over sex offender GPS law

ACLU of Delaware sues over sex offender GPS lawThe American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware has filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of requiring certain sex offenders on probation to wear a GPS monitor and pay a daily charge.
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
Michigan

Grand Rapids removes cross display

Grand Rapids removes cross displayACLU lawyer Miriam Aukerman says the ACLU received a complaint about the crosses
  • Michigan
  • 11 hours, 56 minutes ago
Local

Report: Planes monitored Baltimore protests

Report: Planes monitored Baltimore protestsThe ACLU is taking on the FBI over surveillance flights in Baltimore.
  • Local
  • 13 hours, 48 minutes ago
Rekha Basu

New voices join in protest of racism

New voices join in protest of racism'We're tired of waiting on traditional leaders,' one says.
  • Rekha Basu
  • 23 hours, 59 minutes ago
Ferguson

Suit filed by Wilson grand juror dismissed

Suit filed by Wilson grand juror dismissedA federal judge dismisses the lawsuit filed by one of the grand jurors who declined to charge Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
  • Ferguson
  • 1 day ago
VA News

ACLU suing Fairfax Co. Police over license plate readers

ACLU suing Fairfax Co. Police over license plate readersThe ACLU says license plate readers are an illegal invasion of privacy.
  • VA News
  • 1 day ago
Nation

Officer's arrest for 2013 assault sparks cries for reform

Officer's arrest for 2013 assault sparks cries for reformActivists are questioning why the arrest and impending release of the video took so long.
  • Nation
  • 1 day ago
Editorials

Dover police probes need explanation

Dover police probes need explanationThe double grand jury handling of a police assault case should be carefully explained
  • Editorials
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Columnists

Robinson: A broken approach to young black men

Robinson: A broken approach to young black menThe first two steps toward uplifting young black men are simple: Stop killing them and stop locking them in prison for nonviolent offenses.
  • Columnists
  • 21 hours, 46 minutes ago
Investigations

Black arrest numbers off-the-charts in Tampa

Black arrest numbers off-the-charts in TampaNew findings by 10 Investigates shows Tampa policing policies are putting more African-Americans in jail than whites.
  • Investigations
  • 17 hours, 33 minutes ago
Columnists

Eugene Robinson: A broken approach to young black men

Eugene Robinson: A broken approach to young black menNo way to prove that 'broken windows' policing is making a positive difference
  • Columnists
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Crime

Video app recording police comes to Colorado

Video app recording police comes to ColoradoThe ACLU is bringing a smart phone app to the state to safeguard videos they record of law enforcement at work.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Texas

Senate OKs bill banning insurers from covering abortion

Senate OKs bill banning insurers from covering abortionSenate OKs bill banning insurers from covering abortion
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Local

NAACP: War being waged on Dover's black community

NAACP: War being waged on Dover's black communityAnthony Wallace said Webster's indictment is an encouraging first step
  • Local
  • 23 hours, 9 minutes ago
Columnists

ROBINSON: A broken approach to young black men

ROBINSON: A broken approach to young black menCentral to the crisis is "zero-tolerance" or "broken windows" policing
  • Columnists
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Columnists

ROBINSON: A broken approach to young black men

ROBINSON: A broken approach to young black menCentral to the crisis is “zero-tolerance” or “broken windows” policing
  • Columnists
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Contributors

Robinson: A broken approach to young black men and policing

Robinson: A broken approach to young black men and policingEugene Robinson is a national columnist for the Washington Post.
  • Contributors
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Nation

Court: Warrantless cellphone tracking not illegal

Court: Warrantless cellphone tracking not illegalA federal appeals court ruled police don’t need a search warrant to obtain cellphone tower location records
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 9 hours ago
Canton

Canton forum explores 'school-to-prison pipeline'

Canton forum explores 'school-to-prison pipeline'A Canton forum engaged participants in discussion of the 'school-to-prison pipeline'
  • Canton
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Crime

Reforming Baltimore police will be expensive, costly

Reforming Baltimore police will be expensive, costlySome residents and legal advocates think the city's government won't be able to impose change unless it's forced to.
  • Crime
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Texas

Bill ensuring church right to refuse marriage advances

Bill ensuring church right to refuse marriage advancesAs the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of state bans on same-sex marriage, the Texas Senate has fast-tracked a bill to make sure churches don't have to give their blessings to same-sex unions.
  • Texas
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago