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Law enforcement agents secure the scene of a shooting in Brookhaven, Miss., where two police officers were killed Saturday morning, Sept. 29, 2018. A suspect was wounded and was taken into custody. (Donna Campbell/The Daily Leader, via AP)
September 29, 2018 - 2:23 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Two police officers were shot and killed following an early Saturday morning confrontation in Mississippi, authorities said. Warren Strain of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety said at a news conference that the officers were called to a house in the city of...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:45 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A special election will be held to replace a New Jersey sheriff who resigned after he was recorded making derogatory remarks about black people and the state's first Sikh attorney general. Secretary of State Tahesha Way said Wednesday that the special election for Bergen County...
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Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton, left, listens as Ian Ritch speaks during a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, in Gastonia, N.C., about his 6-year-old son Maddox Ritch who disappeared while they were visiting Rankin Lake Park near downtown Gastonia Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (John Clark /The Gaston Gazette via AP)
September 27, 2018 - 5:25 pm
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The chief of a North Carolina police department said Thursday he was "heartbroken" over the discovery of a body believed to be that of a missing 6-year-old boy. Gastonia Police Chief Robert Helton fought back tears and a breaking voice during a news conference in which it was...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Mohamed Noor, center, accompanied by his legal team, Peter Wold, left, and Tom Plunkett, right, arrives at the Hennepin County Government Center for a hearing in Minneapolis. Prosecutors and defense attorneys head to court Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, for a pretrial hearing for Noor, a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter for the fatal shooting in July 2017 of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
September 26, 2018 - 3:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys head to court Thursday to argue over whether a criminal case should go forward against a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. Mohamed Noor's...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Mohamed Noor, center, accompanied by his legal team, Peter Wold, left, and Tom Plunkett, right, arrives at the Hennepin County Government Center for a hearing in Minneapolis. Prosecutors and defense attorneys head to court Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, for a pretrial hearing for Noor, a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter for the fatal shooting in July 2017 of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, an unarmed Australian woman who had called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
September 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys head to court Thursday to argue over whether the criminal case should go forward against a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home. Mohamed Noor's...
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Washington Police Officer Kicks Teen at Fair
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September 26, 2018 - 12:24 pm
Police in Washington State are responding to outrage over a video of an officer kicking and pepper-spraying a teen during a group fight at a state fair.
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September 25, 2018 - 5:31 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A defense attorney says a man accused of trying to kill police officers after fleeing from a traffic stop in New Jersey wasn't responsible for his actions. NJ.com reports that attorney Peter Willis told jurors in Hudson County on Tuesday that 28-year-old Emmanuel Hernandez...
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September 24, 2018 - 5:55 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey police officer has been indicted for his alleged role in the assault of a hospital patient and recording another assault of the same patient on his cellphone. Paterson Officer Roger Then is charged with conspiring to violate the patient's civil rights, concealing...
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Martez Wise, 35, one of 18 men whose convictions were overturned, speaks at a press conference at the Leighton Criminal Courthouse in Chicago, Monday morning, Sept. 24, 2018. Prosecutors say they will dismiss the convictions of 18 more people that resulted from investigations by a corrupt police sergeant and his crew of tactical officers. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
September 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois judge on Monday vacated the convictions of 18 more men investigated by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant, with a state's attorney later in the day apologizing for what they had to go through. The latest dismissals, which prosecutors had requested, bring to 42 the total...
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A Baltimore City police officer block stands near the scene of a shooting in Baltimore on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. The shootout between a man in a violence-prone Baltimore district and a police officer taking part in a crime suppression initiative has left the officer wounded and the suspect dead Sunday evening, Baltimore's interim police chief said. (Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
September 24, 2018 - 12:42 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer assigned to a crime suppression detail was injured by gunfire and the suspect who fired at him was fatally shot in an alleyway in one of the city's rougher districts, Baltimore's interim police chief said following a shootout Sunday evening. Police have...
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