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Activists Call Gurley’s Death At Pink Houses A “Murder”

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Brooklyn, NY) -- Activists in New York City are calling the police-involved shooting of an innocent, unarmed man a murder. Leroy Gadsen is with the NAACP.   Akai Gurley was killed when a rookie police officer's gun went off in a dimly-lit stairwell of a Brooklyn housing building. Police brass say it was an accident…

Michael Brown’s Stepfather: “Burn This Bitch Down”

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Ferguson, MO) -- A newly released video of protests in Ferguson, Missouri appears to show the stepfather of a teenager killed by police calling for destruction shortly after a controversial grand jury ruling came down. In the footage released by the "New York Times," Louis Head can be seen consoling Brown's distraught mother before turning…

Ferguson Protests Mostly Peaceful

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Ferguson, MO) -- Authorities in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson are keeping demonstrations mostly peaceful as people take to the streets for a second night to protest the police killing of an unarmed black teenager. St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says officers did respond to reports of broken windows Tuesday, and also…

Small Business Saturday Highlights Local Businesses

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Undated) -- America's small business owners are hoping to cash in on some of the high-powered shopping that starts on Black Friday and runs through Cyber Monday. The fifth annual Small Business Saturday is designed to encourage people to shop in locally-owned businesses. Nearly 70-million shoppers spent five and-a-half billion dollars in small, independent stores…

Winter Storm Will Blast The Northeast Wednesday

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Undated) -- If you live in the Northeast and haven't left for your Thanksgiving trip yet, you may want to wait until Thursday. Another early winter storm is on the way, and could dump as much as a foot of snow on the region. Forecasters are advising motorists to avoid traveling on Wednesday from the…