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  • 8 people wounded in shooting at MLK park

    January 16, 2017 6:39 PM

    MIAMI - Miami-Dade police say eight people - five of them juveniles - have been wounded in a shooting at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park. Police Department spokesman Detective Daniel Ferrin says in a news release that two suspects are being questioned about the Monday afternoon shooting. He says... more »
  • Arkansas tries to strip Gen. Lee from Martin Luther King Day

    January 15, 2017 3:39 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Every third Monday in January, Arkansas state offices are closed in observance of an unlikely holiday: the shared birthdays of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Now Arkansas' Republican governor is reviving an effort to remove Lee from... more »
  • Thousands expected for Martin Luther King Jr. march

    January 14, 2017 12:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - Thousands are expected in Washington for a march organizers say is designed to "protect the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." and to "preserve the legacy of President Barack Obama." The National Action Network, the group founded by the Rev. Al Sharpton, is sponsoring Saturday's "We Shall... more »
  • Tornado alley sirens stripped of copper

    June 4, 2015 9:18 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA- A former town councilman of a small outside Oklahoma City faces charges for using work-release prisoners to steal copper wire from emergency sirens that warn of tornadoes. James Smith faces six counts of theft, and investigators say he sold the copper for $157.95 and paid the... more »
  • Remembering MLK's dream in Ascension Parish Play Video

    January 19, 2015 7:19 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - There's a special museum in Ascension Parish where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream comes alive. This morning on 2une In, News 2's John Pastorek gave you an inside look at the River Road African American Museum with its founder and director, Kathe Hambrick-Jackson. Click on... more »
  • Parades, community service on King day in La.

    January 21, 2013 4:25 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Parades, speeches, prayer and community service marked the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday around Louisiana. In Baton Rouge people painted homes and cleaned school campuses as part of a day of service organized by the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Many marchers held pictures of King as... more »
  • Inauguration Day marks rare intersection with King

    January 18, 2013 10:26 AM

    ATLANTA - This year, the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and the life of President Barack Obama will overlap significantly for a day. For only the second time, the presidential inauguration falls on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Some King commemorations are being shuffled while... more »

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