Top 5 Live-WURD Tuesday August 4 1. Tremaine Wilbourn, Suspect in Killing of Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton, Surrenders The man suspected of fatally shooting a Memphis police officer was taken into custody Monday after a nearly-two day manhunt. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, who is suspected of killing Memphis Police Officer Sean Bolton, 33, surrendered to the U.S.…

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Top 5 Live –WURD Thursday March 5  1. Snow across the region overnight  Steady rain across the area continued until after midnight, when it changed over to snow from north to south.The snow fell steadily during the early morning hours and gradually shifted from north to south. In the north and west suburbs, the heaviest snow…

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On the heels of President Barack Obama’s uplifting State of the Union address comes news that will dash the hopes of many. According to numerous published reports, the Justice Department is on the brink of announcing that it will not file federal civil rights charges against former Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer Darren Wilson, who shot…

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In the wake of Ferguson, I worry about my son. Those words, from a Philadelphia Daily News column I wrote, led to a call from a producer at ABC’s Nightline. Within 24 hours, my son and I were in our house with anchor Byron Pitts and a film crew talking about race, class, police, and…

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DARREN WILSON’S resignation from the Ferguson, Mo., police department didn’t soothe the pain I felt in the wake of the grand jury’s decision not to indict him in the shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown. For months, my emotional well had been filled to overflowing as I watched the shooting become a flashpoint for…

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FERGUSON POLICE CHIEF Thomas Jackson identified the officer who shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown last Saturday as Darren Wilson. In making the announcement, Jackson reversed course on his previous decision not to release the officer’s name due to concerns for the officer’s safety in the wake of death threats. [blocktext align=”right”]Even as Ferguson Police Chief Thomas…

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