FILE - In this May 23, 2015, file photo, riot police stand in formation as a protest forms against the acquittal of Michael Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and the agreement could be announced as soon as Tuesday, May 26, 2015, a senior federal law enforcement official said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Cleveland, US Justice Department announce police settlement

The announcement comes three days after a white patrolman was acquitted of voluntary manslaughter charges in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire following a high-speed chase.

525B71A3030F4241995EDF5EA9FCDE01

Pet of the Week: Stewart 5/26/2015

Stewart is a 9 year old neutered male, white Maltese. He has been at the shelter since May 5, 2015.
If you are interested in adopting this pet please contact Fort Wayne Department of Animal Care and Control (260-427-1244).

In this May 15, 2015 photo, Mandi Butler, left, of Future B Homes, talks with finish carpenter Darrell Fosback at a home under construction in Eugene, Ore. More Americans bought new homes in April — fresh evidence that the improved job market is powering the real estate sector. (Paul Carter/The Register-Guard via AP)

US new-home sales jump in April

More Americans bought new homes in April — evidence that the stronger job market is powering the housing sector.