• Protesters make their way up North Michigan Avenue on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Chicago as community activists and labor leaders hold a demonstration billed as a "march for justice"  in the wake of the release of video showing an officer fatally shooting Laquan McDonald. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Protest over Chicago teen’s shooting ties up retail district

    CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down four lanes of traffic in Chicago’s ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the 2014 police killing of a black teenager who was shot 16 times by a white officer.

    Updated: 1:37 pm

  • New Mexico court orders new trial in excessive force case

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Court of Appeals is ordering a new trial in a civil case against the city of Clovis and three police officers accused of using excessive force in restraining a man in 2006.

    Updated: 1:16 pm

  • In this photo taken on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, a memorial including a cross and stuffed animals has collected at the site where a 6-year-old boy was killed in a hail of bullets fired by two law-enforcement officers during a Nov. 3 traffic stop in Marksville, La. The deadly shooting has cast a national spotlight on a small-town political feud that attracted little notice outside Marksville until the two officers, Derrick Stafford and Norris Greenhouse Jr., opened fire on a car carrying the boy and his father. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

    Politics, policing collide in La. town where boy was killed

    MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — When a 6-year-old autistic boy died in a hail of bullets fired by a pair of moonlighting deputy city marshals, many residents of this central Louisiana town were surprised to learn that local police weren’t the only ones patrolling their streets.

    Updated: 12:21 pm

  • Cairns in limbo as perjury trial heads into 9th week

    LONDON (AP) — Former New Zealand cricket captain Chris Cairns must wait until Monday at the earliest to learn the result of his perjury trial after jurors failed to reach a verdict following a second day of deliberations.

    Updated: 10:42 am

  • In this photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015, Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor (8) slips through the lane and past a host of Charlotte Hornets as he scores in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime. Officer James Kenneally said Friday, NOv. 27, that police responded to reports of a fight outside the nightclub hours after the winless Sixers lost to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. But Kenneally says the participants were gone by the time officers arrived and nobody was arrested or charged. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

    Boston police say no investigation in apparent Okafor fight

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime.

    Updated: 11:46 am

  • State Supreme Court to review breaking-and-entering case

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Supreme Court will review the case of a man convicted of breaking-and-entering for placing his hand behind a window screen.

    Updated: 12:20 pm

  • In this photo taken Wednesday, July 29, 2015, a commemorative stone is displayed in the backyard of Angela Boivin in Fayetteville, N.C. Boivin's husband, U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Boivin, was one of four killed when a train struck the veterans parade float they were riding on in Midland, Texas, in 2012. Widows, survivors and family members sued Union Pacific for negligence, saying that the railroad knew of a defect in the warning system 10 months before the collision and didn’t fix it. They also alleged the railroad had set the warning time that activates lights, bells and lowers the barrier at too short a time in violation of an agreement with the state. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Widows: Railroad knew of defect before veterans killed

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Intensive care nurse Angie Boivin had just tended to a woman whose leg was severed near the hip when she saw her husband Larry lying nearby under an American flag blanket. She says that she was with him when he took his last breath.

  • Key radical Islamist groups in Bangladesh

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Gunmen attacked a Shiite mosque in Bangladesh, killing one person and wounding three others, in the latest in a wave of deadly assaults this year on foreigners, secular writers and members of the Shiite community in the Sunni-majority nation.

  • Lamon Reccord, right, stares and yells at a Chicago police officer "Shoot me 16 times" as he and others march through Chicago's Loop Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murder charges were brought against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    The Latest: Friday’s protest to target main shopping area

    CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):

  • Chicago police officers line up outside the District 1 central headquarters at 17th and State streets, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, during a protest for 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was fatally shot and killed in October 2014 in Chicago. Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the killing. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    News Guide: Protests of Chicago teen’s shooting continue

    CHICAGO (AP) — Several hundred protesters again amassed on the streets of Chicago in response to the city’s release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager.