Suburbs - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Suburbs Correction: Police Shooting-Teen Killed story BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — In a story May 3 about the Dallas suburb where a white police officer shot and killed a black teenager, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a white officer in North Charleston, South Carolina, pleaded guilty to murder in the fatal shooting of a 50-year-old black man in 2015. That officer pleaded guilty to federal civil rights charges. ... Sat, 06 May 2017 00:06:00 GMT 2017-05-06T00:06:00Z The Latest: Pope urges Egypt's clergy to remain positive CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local): 5 p.m. Pope Francis has left Egypt at the end of a historic, two-day visit defined by calls for Christian-Muslim unity against religious militancy. President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi saw the Catholic pontiff off at Cairo Airport on Saturday. The v... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:10:00 GMT 2017-04-29T15:10:00Z A look at prominent figures in 1992 riot, where they are now LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of the key players have died. Others have gone on quietly with their lives in the 25 years since a jury acquitted four white police officers in the videotaped beating of black motorist Rodney King. Days of deadly rioting began almost immediately after jurors set the officers free on April 29, 1992. Here are snapshots of King and th... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:59:00 GMT 2017-04-26T22:59:00Z In Syria, first phase of population transfer concludes BEIRUT (AP) — The first phase of a troubled population transfer concluded Friday as thousands of displaced Syrians were evacuated out of besieged areas and an agreement was reached to release hundreds of government detainees, government media and rebels said. One of the largest population transfers in Syria's civil war had been tied to the fate of 26 host... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:17:00 GMT 2017-04-21T14:17:00Z Mass transit advocates hope for boost from highway collapse ATLANTA (AP) — The collapse of an interstate in the heart of Atlanta has more than 2 million metro residents sitting in even more traffic in the already congested city, and mass transit advocates hope the headaches will spur new interest in expanding rail and bus routes. Many commuters come from surrounding counties that have long resisted mass transit, c... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 22:14:00 GMT 2017-04-16T22:14:00Z Military: Pilot ditched plane in woods to miss nearby homes CLINTON, Md. (AP) — A fighter pilot on a training mission ditched his jet in a wooded area Wednesday so that the plane would avoid crashing into a suburban Washington neighborhood, the military said. The F-16C, which military officials said was at least 30 years old and worth $20 million, went down about 200 yards behind a small subdivision of two-story brick homes in the mi... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 21:50:00 GMT 2017-04-05T21:50:00Z Will suburban mayor pay political price for backing Trump? BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — In Roger Claar's 31 years as mayor, Bolingbrook has grown from a sleepy town surrounded by farm fields to a diverse Chicago suburb nearly twice as large, with its own airport and even an IKEA. And every four years, Claar has easily won re-election, facing little if any opposition. But then the mayor invited Donald Trump to town, h... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 20:43:00 GMT 2017-03-31T20:43:00Z Anti-Defamation League, Jewish centers get more threats NEW YORK (AP) — The Anti-Defamation League and several Jewish community centers across the country got a new round of bomb threats Tuesday, adding to the scores they have been plagued with since January. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was at a Jewish Community Center on Staten Island to denounce previous threats when he learned of the new ones. "This is a ... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 21:04:00 GMT 2017-03-07T21:04:00Z Georgia special election shapes up as referendum on Trump ATLANTA (AP) — The scramble to succeed Health Secretary Tom Price as Georgia congressman may quickly become a referendum on the popularity and agenda of Price's new boss, President Donald Trump, while offering a preview of 2018's midterm elections. Democrats are looking for an upset in the GOP-leaning district where Trump underperformed among the affluent... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 23:03:00 GMT 2017-02-14T23:03:00Z Hate-crime charges filed in attack on mentally disabled man CHICAGO (AP) — Four black people were charged with hate crimes Thursday in connection with a video broadcast live on Facebook that showed a mentally disabled white man being beaten and taunted, threatened with a knife and forced to drink from a toilet. The assault went on for hours, until Chicago police found the disoriented victim walking along a street,... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 03:16:00 GMT 2017-01-06T03:16:00Z Chicago police describe chronology of alleged hate crime CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the beating of a white man in Chicago that was broadcast live on Facebook (all times local): 4 p.m. Chicago police say they believe the white victim of an alleged hate crime broadcast live on Facebook was tied up in a corner for "about four or five hours." Police on Thursday laid out a chr... Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:01:00 GMT 2017-01-05T22:01:00Z Sinkhole disrupts holiday season in Detroit suburb DETROIT (AP) — A major sinkhole has disrupted the holiday season in Fraser, a suburb of roughly 14,500 people about 15 miles north of downtown Detroit. Roads have been closed and about two dozen homes evacuated after the Christmas Eve sewer collapse. No injuries have been reported but inconveniences are many as crews begin a months-long process of assessing the damage, makin... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:13:00 GMT 2016-12-29T16:13:00Z Pennsylvania man, 89, heads out to store, ends up in Alabama PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia man whose weekend trip to a neighborhood store somehow led to a 900-mile detour to Alabama is safely back with his family, thanks to breakfasting police officers who realized something wasn't right. Haleyville, Alabama, Mayor Ken Sunseri said Thursday that 89-year-old Jody Tarbutton, of Boothwyn, Pennnsylvania, ... Fri, 23 Dec 2016 01:18:00 GMT 2016-12-23T01:18:00Z