Saturday, February 22, 2020

Judge in Gray case ‘doesn’t take any mess’

Baltimore jurist will hear case officers’ cases in man’s death BY ZENITHA PRINCE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The Freddie Gray saga has moved from the streets to...

Many Black households going hungry

BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE More than 25 percent of surveyed African-American-headed households suffered from food insecurity last year, meaning they worried that...

UPS hiring up to 95,000 for holidays

ATLANTA — UPS announced it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal workers for the busy holiday shipping season. The company, based in suburban Atlanta, is...

TRUMP WITHOUT THE BIG MOUTH

Republicans are taking a hard look at GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson, who trails only Donald Trump in early polls. Could Carson be America’s...

2015 U.S. OPEN

Two of the greatest On Tuesday, Serena Williams and big sis Venus walk off the court after Serena won their quarterfinal match, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3,...

Half of Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes

BY DEBORAH NETBURN LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS About half of all Americans have either diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to a new report. And experts in...

$6.4 million going to family of Freddie Gray

Baltimore will pay to settle civil claims, avoids public lawsuit BY YVONNE WENGER AND MARK PUENTE BALTIMORE SUN/TNS Baltimore plans to pay Freddie Gray’s family $6.4 million as...

Black jobless rate inches back up

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The August unemployment rate was 5.1 percent for a seven-year low, but the jobless rate for African-Americans went in the opposite...

I saw the Twin Towers FALL

Editor’s note: This is one story of an occasional Florida Courier series entitled ‘Survivor’s Stories, First Person.’ We highlight the lives of Floridians who...

Obama orders paid sick days for federal contractors’ workers

BY LISA MASCARO TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama used Labor Day to announce a new step toward increased benefits for workers — ordering...