Grief In Small Town: March Honors Victims Of Newsroom Attack

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Quietly clutching candles or hoisting #AnnapolisStrong signs, more than 1,000 people streamed through Maryland’s capital, remembering five people slain in a newspaper office not just as gatekeepers of the news but as a crucial piece of their tight-knit community. Friends, former co-workers…

Suspect In Maryland Newspaper Shootings To Appear On 5 Murder Charges

By BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man with a grudge against Maryland’s capital newspaper after police said he shot his way into the newsroom, killing four journalists and a staffer and wounding two others. Jarrod Warren Ramos was swiftly arrested, interrogated and jailed…

Justice Kennedy’s Exit Triggers Epic Supreme Court Clash

By CATHERINE LUCEY and LISA MASCARO , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement is setting off a momentous confirmation battle for President Donald Trump’s next Supreme Court nominee that is certain to consume the Senate, inflame partisan tensions and shape the outcome of the midterm elections. All sides quickly mobilized Wednesday after…