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When asked about Obama's vulnerable moment, Zimmerman called him a "piece of garbage" and claimed the president was faking his tears in an effort to create a dictatorship.

President Barack Obama will answer questions Thursday evening on the thorny issue of the right to keep and bear arms.

For militia leader Ammon Bundy, the goal of the armed occupation is to force the government's hand in turning over federal land to ranchers and miners.

Emanuel and Interim Chicago Police Supt. John Escalante on Wednesday are slated to announce a "'de-escalation' approach to handling potential conflicts and standoffs, including making sure every 'operational' on-duty officer is equipped with a Taser."

Maleah Williams was outside her apartment playing with Christmas gifts alongside friends when shots rang out in the complex.

Police took Rothenberg into custody without incident, later charging her with first-degree threatening, seven counts of reckless endangerment and interfering with police and second-degree breach of peace.

The Guardian, which introduced the database The Counted to build a comprehensive record of killings at the hands of police officers, notes that more than 950 people have been killed by police this year. In the month of October, the number of those killed reached 95.

UPDATED: Thursday, October 1, 2015 3:00 PM EST The shooter has been taken into custody, a Douglas County commissioner confirmed to CNN. The number of…

A woman was murdered by her boyfriend just hours after posting a photo on Snapchat with the suspect pointing a gun at her head.

A White South Dakota man dreamed up what he thought was the perfect alibi after he accidentally shot himself -- he blamed it on a Black man