UK Riots Spreads to North Central Manchester and Salford saw serious looting and disorder as gangs waged running battles with police, ransacking dozens of shops. Similar, if less widespread, trouble flared in Birmingham and elsewhere in the West Midlands. Assistant Chief Constable ... 10/7/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
UK riots: Timeline of violence and looting over the last week However rioting spreads to Manchester, Birmingham, Nottingham, Wolverhampton and Gloucester. A police station in Nottingham is fire-bombed by a group of 30 to 40 men. Cars are burnt and shops looted in West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. Riots hero ... 08/12/2011 - 6:36 am | View Link
London and UK riots: live 21.00 A typically robust tweet from Great Manchester Police ... twilight court hearing held in the West Midlands. Nicolas Robinson was jailed for 6 months for stealing a £3.50 case of water during the London riots. Are the sentences being handed out ... 08/12/2011 - 12:00 am | View Link
Hundreds held as violence spreads There were ugly scenes of rioting, looting and violence in Manchester ... smashing windows and starting fires. West Midlands Police said it had made a total of 109 arrests following scenes of disorder in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and West Bromwich. 08/10/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
UK authorities prep water cannons as rioting spreads The Guardian newspaper reported that there had been "serious disorder" in the cities of Manchester, West Bromwich and Gloucester in addition ... Such weapons, formally called baton rounds, still are used to quell riots in Northern Ireland but have never ... 08/10/2011 - 5:09 am | View Link
2011 England riots A peaceful march on Saturday 6 August in Tottenham was followed by rioting and looting, first in Tottenham and later in Tottenham Hale Retail Park. The spread of news ... 11/23/2014 - 10:30 pm | View Website
Reading the Riots | UK news | The Guardian A data-driven study into the causes and consequences of the August 2011 riots 11/23/2014 - 8:33 am | View Website
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Statistics and Ethnicity: 2011 England Riots: Statistics ... b. Not the underskilled. The primary characteristic of the underclass, specifically 'chavs', is the absence of education, skills and training. 11/21/2014 - 1:07 pm | View Website
Lawrence wielded its confidence-driven attitude while posting the winningest season in program history — and making some postseason history on the first Associated Press All-State Team for eight-man football.
Caswell was named the first Coach of the Year, quarterback Derek Gribler was selected as the first Player of the Year and defensive back Matt Cammire also landed All-State honors.
The 6-foot, 180-pound Cammire tallied three interceptions with 25 tackles at defensive back while making 30 catches for 709 yards and 17 TDs at wide receiver.
Brad Causley was a driving force for Cedarville, making 45 tackles and three interceptions at defensive back and scoring nine touchdowns on 28 receptions at end.
The 6-1, 190 senior completed 142 of 257 passes for 29 touchdowns and 2,320 yards, ranking second in the nation, according to MaxPreps.com.
The 5-8, 165 senior had a nose for the ball with nine interceptions at defensive back, returning three for touchdowns, while collecting 87 tackles.
A New York couple was killed in a chain-reaction crash on Interstate 80 in central Pennsylvania.
Police say Joann and Frank Brodzik's Volvo was caught Saturday between a fast-moving tractor trailer and a slow or stopped truck near the Centre-Clinton county line.
The 2014 Associated Press Eight Man All-State football team, which is selected by a statewide panel of Michigan sports writers:
Derek Gribler, Lawrence, QB, 5-9, 170, Sr. — Player of the Year
Cody Abrego, Peck, RB/DB, 5-11, 180, Sr.
Kyle Abrego, Peck, TE/DE, 6-5, 220, Sr.
Matt Cammire, Lawrence, WR/DB, 6-0, 180, Sr.
Brad Causley, Cedarville, TE/DB, 6-3, 185, Sr.
Travis Elowsky, Webberville, QB, 6-1, 190, Sr.
Steve Johnson, Rapid River, OL/LB, 5-9, 190, Sr.
Ryan Stone, Deckerville, RB/DB, 5-8, 165, Sr.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Cody Caswell, Lawrence
Police are investigating after two dead puppies were found in a trash bag behind a Revere gas station.
Lt. Amy O'Hara says there were no obvious signs of trauma on the pit bull-mix puppies and it remains unclear whether a crime was committed.
State police have issued an Amber Alert for a 3-month-old boy from New York's Columbia County.
Steven Ristick of Greenport, N. Y., was last seen at 10:47 p.m. Sunday wearing a long-sleeved white t-shirt underneath a green shirt with the words "Daddy's Little Sidekick."