The Columbia Chronicle

Insulate grand juries from politics

By Editorial Board

March 9, 2015

The deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown at the hands of the police and the grand jury decisions not to indict the officers involved sparked a movement—Black Lives Matter—that has grown as discussion of police brutality continues across the country. Though the police officers responsible for the deaths of Garner and Brown will not have to answer to a judge or jury for their actions—Ferguson, Missouri, police office...

Mayor Emanuel asks Little League to reverse JRW decision

February 16, 2015

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has asked Little League officials to reconsider stripping Jackie Robinson West of their Championship Title. An investigation by the Little League found that some of the players lived outside...

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