Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK daughter's exit leaves SCLC's future in doubt

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by the giants of the American civil rights movement, has spent years in decline and power struggles. Now the... Read more »

Jan. 22, 2011

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Shirts found with Wash. MLK parade bomb are local

The two T-shirts found with a bomb placed along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in Spokane both came from the same nearby county. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011

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Martin Luther King Jr.'s daughter won't lead Southern Christian Leadership Conference

The Rev. Bernice King said Friday she will not assume the presidency of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the civil rights group co-founded by her father... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011

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127 charged in Northeast Mafia crackdown

For nearly 30 years, federal authorities say, reputed gangster Bartolomeo Vernace got away with murder. Read more »

Jan. 21, 2011

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Calif. gov. decries polarized political attacks

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday decried a political tone in the state Capitol and across the nation that he says is more hostile than when he was California governor from... Read more »

Jan. 20, 2011

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