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AP IMPACT: NYPD eyed US citizens in intel effort

September 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken Sept. 2, 2011, people walk past immigrant Arab businesses on Steinway Street in the Astoria neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. The New York Police Department has subjected American citizens to surveillance and scrutiny, not because of any wrongdoing but because of their ethnicity. Documents obtained by The Associated...

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Carter: Execution exposes flaws in death penalty

September 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators gather in front of the White House in Washington as they hold a vigil before the scheduled execution of death row inmate Troy Davis, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011. Davis is facing lethal injection for killing an off-duty Georgia policeman in...

Republicans stepping up criticism ahead of debate

September 22, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate, Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks about Israel during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans seeking the presidency have spent months pitching glossy...

Ga pardons board done with condemned man's appeals

September 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Aug. 22, 1991 file photo shows Troy Anthony Davis entering Chatham County Superior Court in Savannah, Ga., during his trail in the shooting death of off-duty police officer Mark MacPhail. Georgia’s pardons board on Tuesday, Sept. 20,...

Ga. bars polygraph for condemned man

September 21, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Georgia Department of Corrections shows death row inmate Troy Davis. Georgia’s pardons board on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, rejected clemency for Davis despite high-profile support for his claim that he...

Helicopter crash at Calif. base kills 2 Marines

September 20, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Fire officials watch the growing smoke from a brush fire that started on Camp Pendleton when a Marine helicopter crashed Monday Sept. 19, 2011 in De Luz, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter that went down during a...

10 dead in Nev. air crash shared love of aviation

September 20, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

The Rev. Thomas Babu gives a moment of silence for the victims of the Reno Air Races plane crash, during a service at St. Michael Catholic Church, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, in Reno, Nev. The church is only a few blocks from where the Reno Air Races were held...

Biker group mourns 5 who died at charity event

September 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Clarksville Police survey the trailer where five people were found dead Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 in Clarksville, Tenn., at the Clarksville Speedway. The deaths brought an abrupt halt to the celebration of the state’s largest toy run for needy children,...

Pentagon says military is ready for gay ban repeal

September 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

This Sept. 13, 2011 photo shows Stephen Peters, 31, in front of his Marine uniform at his home in San Diego. Peters, a former Marine who told his commanding officer he was gay and is living with an active-duty Marine, recalled past challenges trying to keep...

Records: Shooting suspect killed previous wife

September 19, 2011 • National NewsComments (0)

Lakeland Police and Polk County Sheriff’s Deputies investigate a shooting in Lakeland, Fla. on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011. A gunman killed his wife at their Florida home and then burst through the front door of a nearby church on Sunday, wounding a pastor...