Tens of thousands of times over six years, the police stopped and questioned people on New York City streets without the legal justification for doing so, a new study says.

The father of a Pace University football star shot and killed by police is calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to conduct its own investigation, saying the probe launched by state and local police is flawed.

Maya Angelou’s paper trail includes a rambling, typewritten letter from James Baldwin, dated Nov. 20, 1970, addressed to “Dear, dear Sister” discussing everything from his new book to his feelings about death.

Nine-year-old Jonathan Carmichael thought his mother was Superwoman.

            Samuel Ringgold Ward, was one of the most prominent of the anti-slavery speakers in the nation by the 1850s. Born into slavery in Maryland, he escaped with his mother to New Jersey. In 1834 when he was 17 Ward was attacked by a pro-slavery mob in New York and […]

Mike Pezzano is one of  the men who attacked a woman before a debate between Rand Paul and Jack Conway for Senator for Kentucky according to reports. An anonymous Tea Party member sent an email to blogger Lisa Graas identifying the man who slammed Lauren Valle, an activist for Repulicore, which was founded by MoveOn.org […]

A 74-year-old Mobile woman has survived being pinned under her van for two nights after it rolled into a drainage ditch near Interstate 10 in Mississippi.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The lawyer for a young Florida woman who was known for unstoppable hiccups and is now accused of murder said Tuesday he may present an unusual defense in her case: His client has Tourette’s Syndrome. Jennifer Mee, 19, was charged Sunday with first-degree murder after police said she lured a 22-year-old […]

Photo courtesy of Michael Buchner/Getty Images Mayor of Baltimore City Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has proclaimed October 26, 2010 “Cathy Hughes Day” in Baltimore City. Mayor Blake called into WOLB 1010AM’s Larry Young Morning Show this morning to declare the official proclamation. The Mayor said that Hughes’ continued success over the years throughout 53 radio stations nationwide […]

A storm drawing comparisons to a hurricane muscled across the Midwest on Tuesday, snapping trees and power lines, delaying flights at one of nation’s busiest airports and soaking commuters who slogged to work under crumpled umbrellas. The storm – quickly nicknamed a “chiclone” and “windpocalypse” – swept an area that stretched from the Dakotas to […]