It started with one caller identifying a likely suspect. Others phoned in tips that helped police track down the suspects. Now, according to police, the two have admitted shooting five African-Americans. Three of the victims died.
If E.J. Delacruz, 18, were elected, he would be the youngest person ever to hold political office in Hawaii. Not that it will be easy. A state representative is running for the same job, which also has an incumbent seeking re-election.
The man who says he shot and killed Trayvon Martin in self defense is seeking donations to help pay his living expenses and legal bills. The site says he can't talk about what happened while police are investigating.
With thousands of veterans home from the Iraq war and thousands more coming home from Afghanistan, colleges across the country are addressing ways to meet their needs. At Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, student veterans are leading the way to help each other navigate the challenges of college life.
The new Major League Baseball season isn't even a week old, and already there's controversy brewing. Ozzie Guillen, the new manager of the Miami Marlins, is holding a news conference Tuesday to apologize for recent comments he made about Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Police are still investigating whether the weekend shooting spree in Tulsa, Okla., was racially motivated. A massive riot there in 1921 left about three dozen people dead. University of Michigan history professor Scott Ellsworth, a native of Tulsa, talks to Steve Inskeep about the riot.
Police in Tulsa, Okla., confirm the two men accused of shooting five black people, killing three of them, confessed shortly after they were arrested over the weekend. Authorities plan to officially charge the pair with several counts of first degree murder and other crimes.
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