Protesters rally across Russia on Putin’s 65th birthday

In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race.

FBI begins removing belongings left after Las Vegas shooting

Nearly a week after the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, federal agents on Saturday started hauling away the piles of backpacks, purses, baby strollers and lawn chairs left behind when frantic concert-goers scrambled to escape raining bullets from a gunman who was shooting from his high-rise hotel suite.

Covers for a Cause rocks out to benefit young musicians

Some of Fort Wayne’s finest musicians will perform as part of a celebration centered on the release of the album – Covers for a Cause ’17. The album was recorded to benefit ‘B Instrumental,’ which is an initiative by Fort Wayne Community Schools Foundation. It provides instruments, technology, and training to young musicians.

St. Louis police investigation request goes to Washington

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that in a letter on Wednesday, Acting U.S. Attorney Carrie Costantin says the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division handles investigations that focus on officer discipline and training. It’s not clear if the Justice Department will investigate St. Louis police.