After 11 Years, a Police Leader Hits Turbulence
At news media appearances, he sometimes leans in, cups a hand behind his ear and says: “I’m a disabled war vet. Can you repeat ... but Mr. Kelly’s long tenure has produced a paralyzed structure. One Police Plaza has become a crucible of frustrated ...
Dark World, Pale Hero—New Yorkers Rally Behind Subway Gunman Bernhard Goetz
Canty and Allen sustained relatively minor injuries, Ramseur suffered multiple wounds, and Cabey, with a pierced lung and severed spine, was paralyzed ... can't look after you, you have to do it yourself," said Stotler. "Up here, it's live free or die.
The scars of I-295
A bullet shattered the driver's window, pierced Lewis's left ear and bore into her right cheek ... "I was told, 'Do what you can with what you've got.'" But former Sheriff Jim McMillan said, "I think we put in all the resources we could and followed ...
Chapter 1: Christine's Choice
On the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq, Erik had been in the turret of a Humvee, manning the gun he called “Big Baby Jesus,” when an armor-piercing bullet shattered his skull above his left ear ... s world. “Can you wait a little bit?” Christine asked.
thoughts after watching Freedom Riders
It rings in the ear of every Negro with piercing ... can identify the names James Zweig, or Diane Nash, or Bernard Lafayette, or James Reeb? If you do not know the last name, he was a white minister from Boston murdered in 1965, beaten severely in Selma ...