DOJ: Chicago Police Rarely Investigated, Disciplined Officer MisconductLaying bare years of civil rights violations by Chicago police, the Justice Department blasted the nation's second-largest department on Friday for using excessive force that included shooting at people who did not pose a threat and using stun guns on others only because they refused to follow commands.
Government Announces 3 New Monuments As Presidential ProclamationThe government has announced three new monuments will be erected in the name of civil rights.
New Film Shows How The Beatles Helped Fight SegregationMusic aside, the real power of The Beatles wasn't the volume of their fans or the popularity of their hairstyles — it was the pull of their politics.
Judge: Martin Luther King's Bible & Nobel Belong To Estate, Not His DaughterMartin Luther King Jr.'s bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal will go to his estate, not his daughter, a judge ruled Monday. The ownership dispute had essentially pitted the slain civil rights leader's two sons against their sister.
Florida Women Travel To Selma For "Bloody Sunday" AnniversaryAs thousands gather in Selma, Alabama on the 50th Anniversary of the "Bloody Sunday" assault, two Florida women are also honoring the past.
Top MLK Weekend Getaways In AmericaCities across the nation will be celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend but some hold a more historical significance than others.
2nd Day Of Jameis Winston Conduct Hearing UnderwayFlorida State QB Jameis Winston is spending his second day in a hearing that could determine his future at his school.
Commissioners Extend Protection For Transgender Individuals The House was filled with conflicting t-shirts and badges as Miami-Dade Commissioners voted 8-3 to extend protection against discrimination to transgender individuals.
Lawsuit Seen Likely Against FSU's Jameis WinstonJameis Winston avoided criminal charges after a woman said he sexually assaulted her. But the Florida State quarterback can't seem to move on from the case as a possible civil lawsuit and potential punishment from the university looms ahead.
ACLU Calls For Investigation Of Gender-Based ClassesA civil rights group is calling for a federal investigation into single-gender classes in three Florida counties.
Second Florida Sheriff's Deputy Gets Prison In Ponzi CaseA second former Broward Sheriff's Office deputy has been sentenced to prison for falsely arresting a woman as part of a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme operated by a disbarred lawyer.
CBS Event Marks Civil Rights AnniversaryA CBS News event Thursday marking the 50th anniversary of civil rights legislation is both a look back at history and a glimpse into future business opportunities for a broadcast news division.
Historic Liberty City Restaurant Closing Its Doors After 59 YearsJumbo’s is as well known for its shrimp as it is for its history.
FSU Addresses Campus Safety Amid Federal Probe Florida State University is hiring a Title IX director and two sexual violence prevention coordinators before the fall term starts in five weeks.
Clergy Call On Gov. Scott To Restore Voting RightsFlorida religious leaders are calling on Gov. Rick Scott and state officials to restore the civil rights of former felons.