by Jordi Gassó | Sep 2, 2014 7:15 am | Comments (1)
As the noon sun bathed the steps of City Hall with a generous dose of light, close to 50 people huddled and stood in anticipation, awaiting further instruction as each person held a small surprise inside small triangular cartons.
by Paul Bass | Sep 2, 2014 7:07 am | Comments (3)
When a white cop shot a black teen to death on the streets of a St. Louis inner-ring suburb, Kevin Ewing’s mind flashed to an earlier racially-tinged shooting that might have taken place there—his planned assassination of his police supervisor.
by Paul Bass | Aug 15, 2014 7:51 am | Comments (8)
An adolescent boy punched a librarian, then fled, after his card was confiscated.
by Staff | Aug 14, 2014 2:40 pm | Comments (2)
Advisory: This article includes a verbatim account of graphic threats of violence.
The man in the video ran a knife against his throat. Then he pointed what he identified as an Uzi at the camera.
“You decide,” the man taunted.
by Allan Appel | Aug 12, 2014 12:50 pm | Comments (1)
A joyful community anti-violence event that Erika “Hoppy” Robinson once hoped to organize will go on without her—in her memory.
by Staff | Aug 8, 2014 3:09 pm | Comments (1)
Officers found a trove of crack and a loaded 9mm handgun after responding to a domestic dispute on Valley Street Thursday afternoon.
by Staff | Aug 7, 2014 4:06 pm
A police investigation appears to be backing up the story of a clerk at a Hill grocery who shot dead an alleged robber late Tuesday night.
by Staff | Aug 6, 2014 4:51 pm | Comments (2)
Homeless advocates declared victory after a state judge acquitted them on trespassing charges in connection with a protest encampment they erected on city-owned property.
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 6, 2014 3:40 pm | Comments (4)
The owner of a market in the Hill was closing up shop around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday when a masked robber threatened him at gunpoint.
by Staff | Aug 6, 2014 3:38 pm | Comments (6)
Connecticut should see how its own experiment with marijuana laws turns out instead of rushing to follow Colorado and Washington to legalize it outright, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday.