Organizers are hoping to disrupt Black Friday shopping in Chicago's Magnificent Mile to protest systemic problems in the city police department.
The election was intended to be a step toward creating an Indian-tribe-style governmental entity for Native Hawaiians.
There is no evidence of a national crime wave, and there is little common thread among places where bloodshed is rising, researchers say.
Fire gutted a Christian cable TV channel and completely destroyed the station's computers and broadcasting equipment, it's manager said.
The names of the victims of the Paris massacre will be read out at a memorial in the French capital Friday.