Tanya Ballard Brown

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No Charges For Minneapolis Police Officers In June Shooting Fatality

Monday, July 30, 2018

Thurman Blevins was killed on June 23 by two police officers. On Monday, the district attorney said there was "no basis to issue criminal charges" against them for shooting the armed suspect.


Indiana Attorney General Calls For Investigation Into Groping Accusations Against Him

Friday, July 06, 2018

Three legislative staffers and a state lawmaker say Curtis Hill groped them at a party in March. The governor and state legislative leaders have called for him to step down. Hill says he won't quit.


Black Oregon Lawmaker Says Police Were Called As She Knocked On Constituents' Doors

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Democratic state Rep. Janelle Bynum was visiting voters in her district on July 3. The legislator says one of them thought she was casing the neighborhood and called law enforcement.


U.K. Police Investigating 2 New Cases Of Deadly Nerve Agent Poisoning

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Police in Britain say two people have been exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent that poisoned former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in March.


Trump Administration: Migrant Families Can Be Detained For More Than 20 Days

Friday, June 29, 2018

Now that a judge has ordered a stop to separating families, the Justice Department says it can hold families caught illegally crossing the border until their immigration proceedings are resolved.


Maryland Newsroom Shooting That Left 5 Dead Was 'Targeted Attack'

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The suspect, identified as Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, reportedly has had a long-standing feud with The Capital newspaper for its coverage of a 2011 criminal harassment complaint against him.


Trump Cancels Summit, North Korean Leaders Leave Door Open For Talks

Thursday, May 24, 2018

President Trump's scuttling of a meeting with North Korea's leader caused South Korean President Moon Jae-in to call an emergency meeting of his advisers. North Korean officials still want to meet.


Anti-Castro Militant Luis Posada Carriles Dies At 90

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Cuban exile tried for decades to oust longtime communist leader Fidel Castro.


Milwaukee Police Disciplined For Using Stun Gun On, Arresting NBA Player

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Police confronted Sterling Brown, a rookie with the Milwaukee Bucks, in January over a parking violation. On Wednesday, Milwaukee's police chief said that the officers had acted inappropriately.


McCain Irrelevant, 'He's Dying Anyway,' White House Official Reportedly Says

Friday, May 11, 2018

The remark, attributed to Kelly Sadler, a special assistant to President Trump, was first reported by The Hill and later confirmed by The Associated Press.


Former NBC Correspondent Accuses Tom Brokaw Of Sexual Misconduct

Friday, April 27, 2018

Linda Vester, who spent a decade at NBC before going to Fox News, says the legendary news anchor groped her and forcibly tried to kiss her in the 1990s. Brokaw denies the allegations.


Bill Cosby Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sexual Assault Retrial

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Jurors listened to more than two weeks of testimony from 25 witnesses, including five women who had never before confronted the entertainer in a criminal courtroom.


The Cosby Trial: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Bill Cosby heads to trial again on sexual assault charges arising from a 2004 encounter in his home. Last year, a jury couldn't decide on a verdict, so the judge declared a mistrial.


Chicago Police Tout Decrease In Murders, Shootings

Monday, April 02, 2018

March was the 13th month Chicago saw a decline in gun violence. The city has had a 15 percent drop in crime overall so far this year.


The Man Who Helped Change A Neo-Nazi's Mind

Friday, October 06, 2017

Former high school security guard Johnny Holmes talks with a student who turned his life around after leaving a neo-Nazi group.


'People Helped You, Whether You Knew It Or Not'

Friday, August 25, 2017

William Weaver was one of 14 students who integrated West High School in Knoxville, Tenn., in 1964. He struggled at first, but with help regained his footing and earned a scholarship to college.


This Pilot Is Headed To Space With Or Without NASA

Friday, August 04, 2017

In 1961, Wally Funk trained to be an astronaut. But she never got to go to space. Fifty years on, she still dreams of flying among the stars.


In North Carolina, No Is Not Always No, If The Sex Has Already Started

Friday, June 23, 2017

A 1979 state supreme court ruling said it's not rape if a person changes their mind during sex and their partner doesn't stop. A North Carolina lawmaker wants to make it a crime.


Americans Agree On Some Gun Restrictions, Pew Survey Finds

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Americans' relationship with guns is complicated and often contentious. But they do agree on restricting sales to people with mental illness or on watch lists.


Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

Monday, June 19, 2017

Two Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles on Sunday. Her family is accusing the officers of not doing enough to de-escalate an encounter with a person known to have mental problems.