The author's grandfather, Vicente Guerra, is pictured in a mugshot from San Quentin State Prison. He was sentenced to five years to life for the 1931 murder of Joseph Retotar.
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U.S. Attorney William McSwain criticized Philadelphia's district attorney for fostering what he called a "new culture of disrespect for law enforcement" after a gunman shot six officers during an hours-long standoff with authorities.
Antonio Basco hugs a boy at the memorial service for his wife, Margie Reckard, at La Paz Faith Memorial and Spiritual Center in El Paso, Texas. Basco, who doesn't have many local friends and family, invited the public to attend.
Siblings Christine Cuddy (left) and Flip Cuddy hold a photo of their mother, Susan Ahn Cuddy, the first Asian American woman in the Navy, at their StoryCorps interview in Northridge, Calif., last July.
Propaganda spread by hate groups on social media is pervasive. Writer Joanna Schroeder hopes other parents will teach their young sons to recognize such hateful content.
A Court of Appeals ruled that "the odor of marijuana coupled with possession of what is clearly less than ten grams ... does not grant officers probable cause" to search and arrest a person.
A screenshot from video recently released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, which captured the moments before De'Von Bailey ran from police and was shot in the back on Aug. 3. He later died from his injuries.
Photo by Colorado Springs Police Department.
During their StoryCorps interview in April, Elizabeth Coffey-Williams (left) told her niece, Jennifer Coffey (right), about how her loving family did not understand what being transgender meant. "My parents were afraid, well, you know, this might be contagious," she said.
The Shawnee Forest towboat steers down the Ohio River near American Commercial Barge Line's office outside Cairo, Ill. As of June 12, more than 600 barges were waiting to go upstream once water levels dropped..
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Boeing will delay release of its 777X long-haul jet, complicating Qantas Airways' plans to introduce the world's longest commercial flight — from Sydney to London — in 2023.