Thousands of friends, family members, and strangers have been searching for those missing after torrential rain and flooding in Texas. 'Over the past few days, we’ve been absolutely amazed and overwhelmed by the generosity of others,' said one family member.
Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo has been found not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire. The US Justice Department has determined that Cleveland police for years engaged in a pattern of using excessive force.
Once down to just three small breeding groups in 1992, the Louisiana black bear has clambered back from the brink of extinction. From bald eagles to mountain lions, some of America's rarest beasts have once again found sure footing.
In a court motion to dismiss charges against them, Baltimore police officers arrested in the death of Freddie Gray say prosecutor Marilyn Mosby surrendered to an 'inferno of human rage' and that they were 'offered up to the masses' to quell rioting.
The difficulty in getting answers highlights the challenges of managing investigations into explosive events like the death of a black man in police custody. Baltimore police turned their report on the Freddie Gray case over to prosecutors Thursday.
While a number of US cities, including Baltimore, have enjoyed urban renewal in recent years, not all neighborhoods have come along equally – and the policing tactics used in this patchwork have led to frustration.