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Film director and producer Amardeep Kaleka poses for a photo at Neverending Light, his Emmy Award winning film and television production company in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Son of slain Sikh to challenge Ryan

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The son of a slain Sikh temple president plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan in next year’s congressional election, in a Wisconsin district where support for the 2012 Republican vice presidential […]

10/14/2013

A makeshift memorial is seen before a candlelight vigil in the parking lot the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Oak Creek, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Candlelight vigil honors Wisconsin Sikh victims

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered Monday night to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting rampage at a Wisconsin Sikh temple with a candlelight vigil in the very parking lot where […]

08/05/2013

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Calif. GOP elects old hand to fix party

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California Republicans have elected a former state lawmaker as party chairman and charged him with leading a major turnaround effort.

03/04/2013

Sikhs allowed to carry knives at Jurupa school

JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California school district is allowing some Sikh students to carry an article of their faith — a dagger-like blade called a kirpan. At least three high school students […]

11/05/2012

Wis. police release video of temple gunman (video)

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) – Police in suburban Milwaukee have released squad car videos that show a gunman who killed six people at a Sikh temple last month shoot the first officer on the scene. […]

09/10/2012

Sikh temple victim remains in coma

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) – The family of Sikh priest Punjab Singh says he has remained in a coma since an Aug. 5 shooting at a Wisconsin temple wounded him and three others and left […]

08/30/2012

Sikh temple shooter's death ruled a suicide

MILWAUKEE (AP) – The man who killed six Sikh worshipers at a Wisconsin temple before fatally shooting himself had a history of alcohol problems and underwent a noticeable personality change in the preceding year, according […]

08/28/2012

Wisconsin governor praises Sikh community

(AP) – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says the Sikh community has shown everyone that the best way to respond to hate is with love. Walker addressed hundreds of mourners gathered at a memorial service for […]

08/10/2012

Sikhs allowed to return to temple after shooting

(AP) – Sikhs are returning to a suburban Milwaukee temple for the first time since the shootings that killed six worshippers and left three other people critically wounded. Inderjeet Singh Dhillon is a community leader […]

08/09/2012

Obama calls Singh to express condolences

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AP) – President Barack Obama has called Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to express his condolences over the shooting deaths of six Sikh worshippers at a Wisconsin temple. White House press […]

08/08/2012

FBI: Temple gunman shot himself; still no motive

(AP) – There’s no trial to prepare, no jury to persuade, no judge to hand down a sentence. Wade Michael Page is dead, having shot himself in the head after being wounded by police responding […]

08/08/2012

American Sikhs a small, misunderstood community

(AP) – Ever since they arrived in the U.S. as farmers and lumber mill workers in the late 19th century, Sikhs have struggled with how little Americans knew about the faith. In 1907, a mob […]

08/06/2012

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