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Tom and Caren TevesTom and Caren Teves, parents of theater shooting victim Alex Teves, fear that irresponsible coverage of the massacre’s trial could spark another rampage elsewhere.

2015-04-27 11:33:06 -0600

A demonstrator throws a rock at the police after the funeral of Freddie Gray on Monday, April 27, 2015, at New Shiloh Baptist Church in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)Street clashes erupted on Monday in the US city of Baltimore after the funeral of a black man who died in custody, as protesters pelted police with stones and bottles. Several of our officers have been injured," Baltimore Police said on Twitter. Trouble broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of severe spinal injuries on April 19, a week after he was arrested and detained in Baltimore, north of Washington. State troopers arrived in armored vans to back up the Baltimore police department, and classes at a local university were suspended amid rumors of more serious violence to come.

2015-04-27 14:21:27 -0600

Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney generalLoretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, becoming the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.

2015-04-27 11:18:42 -0600