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  • Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner

    Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner
    All too aware of the unrest that has unfolded in Ferguson, Mo., over the last two weeks, Staten Island business owners and residents are bracing for a march Saturday that some fear could turn unruly. The march, organized by the Rev. Al Sharpton’s...
  • Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role

    Mufasa x 4,000 as Alton White marks milestone in 'Lion King' role
    It’s said that a coward dies a thousand deaths and a brave man only once, but Alton Fitzgerald White is about to die bravely for the 4,000th time playing Simba’s regal dad in “The Lion King.” White first starred as Mufasa 12...
  • Charlie Parker flies again in 'Bird Lives!'

    Charlie Parker flies again in 'Bird Lives!'
    The tragically brief life and career of Charlie "Bird" Parker consumes “Bird Lives!” at the Attic. Willard Manus’ examination of the saxophone virtuoso receives an ambitious, idiosyncratic Chromolume Theatre reading.  From the first...
  • Liam Neeson to Present 'A Walk Among the Tombstones' at Zurich Film Festival

    LONDON -- Liam Neeson is to present his latest film, the crime drama "A Walk Among the Tombstones," in the Gala Premieres section of the Zurich Film Festival. Based on Lawrence Block's bestselling series of mystery novels, the pic stars Neeson as Matt...
  • A camera with every cop

    A camera with every cop
    After years of resistance, Major League Baseball decided last winter to expand the use of video replays on disputed calls. Important matters like games and championships can turn on whether umpires get it right. So why haven't police throughout the...
  • The case for cop and teacher cams

    The case for cop and teacher cams
    If you've ever had the distinct displeasure of calling a customer service hotline, you've probably heard a soothing voice tell you that "this call may be monitored for quality assurance purposes." It can be comforting to know that there is — in...
  • Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns

    Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns
    Beginning last Saturday, and then for several nights in a row, the image of Ferguson, Mo., police officers in camouflage pointing high-caliber rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters was inescapable. Seeing that much military-grade equipment,...
  • 'Suck it up, cupcake,' judge tells Nazareth police chief in ending sticker case

    'Suck it up, cupcake,' judge tells Nazareth police chief in ending sticker case
    The case of the Nazareth sticker gang won't get stuck in criminal court. In a slap to police Chief Thomas Trachta, a district judge Wednesday threw out criminal mischief charges against three men accused of plastering stickers around the borough...
  • Most Borrowed at the BCPL

    Below are the most borrowed titles at the Baltimore County Public Library for the month of July. Children's Fiction 1. "Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck" Kinney, Jeff 2. "Wonder" Palacio, R. J. 3. "Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel" Kinney,...
  • Sheriff deputies in King County, Wash., train to use controversial 'blood choke'

    SEATTLE After a 10-year hiatus, King County sheriff's deputies have resumed training to use a neck restraint considered by the department to be a suitable alternative to "less-than-lethal" options like Tasers and clubs. The "lateral vascular neck...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues

    Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues
    The Rev. Al Sharpton said on Saturday he will cancel a planned protest that would have shut down one of New York City's busiest bridges and instead will lead a march on the office of the district attorney who is probing the death of Eric Garner....
  • First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.

    First came data-driven policing. Now comes data-driven prosecutions.
    Prosecutors' offices are finally joining the intelligence revolution that has transformed policing since the 1990s. That revolution dates to 1994, when William J. Bratton took over the New York Police Department and declared that his goal was to prevent...