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In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018 photo workers clean up a home where a homeowner shot and killed an intruder and was then killed by police responding to calls of a disturbance in Aurora, Colo. just outside Denver. Police have released few details about the shooting so far, saying they need to balance transparency with ensuring a credible investigation. (AP Photo/Colleen Slevin)
August 01, 2018 - 10:44 pm
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A decorated Vietnam War veteran woke up to the sound of his front door crashing in and saw a naked intruder attack his grandson, so he acted to protect his loved ones, according to his family's lawyer. As the man tried to choke and drown the boy in the bathroom, Richard Black...
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Nick Ramirez, holds a memorial card of Elizabeth Tollison, who was fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers during a hostage situation, at press conference in Los Angeles Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Tollison's family filed a claim against the police department and the city, saying Wednesday that officers showed no regard for her life as she was briefly held hostage. Police say they opened fire on Guillermo Perez on June 16 after he began cutting Tollison's throat. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
August 01, 2018 - 8:28 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a woman fatally shot by Los Angeles officers while firing at a man who held a knife to her throat filed a claim against the police department and the city, lawyers announced Wednesday. Elizabeth Tollison's family, who filed the claim Tuesday, said at a news...
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July 30, 2018 - 8:52 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York police department says it's scrapping codes in an internal spreadsheet that denoted Asian officers with the letter "Y," apparently for "yellow." The Nassau County Police Department has said Monday it's immediately changing those notations and the designation...
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FILE- In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis. Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday, July 29 from two police officers in the fatal shooting of Blevins, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. (Anthony Souffle /Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 8:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man last month were justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor announced Monday, saying the man was fleeing police and turned toward them with a loaded gun before he was shot. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman...
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FILE- In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis. Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday, July 29 from two police officers in the fatal shooting of Blevins, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. (Anthony Souffle /Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 4:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the release of body-camera video in the June fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot an armed black man last month said they feared for their lives during a foot chase...
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FILE- In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis. Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday, July 29 from two police officers in the fatal shooting of Blevins, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. (Anthony Souffle /Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 11:07 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. Officers Justin Schmidt...
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Arizona State Trooper Tyler Edenhofer is seen in this undated handout photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Authorities say a male suspect used an Arizona state trooper's gun and fatally shot trooper Edenhofer and wounded another trooper Wednesday night after they responded to reports of someone throwing rocks at vehicles. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 7:24 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A man authorities say fired an Arizona state trooper's gun, killing one trooper and wounding another, has regained consciousness after being placed in a coma. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials confirmed Friday afternoon that 20-year-old Isaac D. King is awake and alert...
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Roy City Police Department
July 27, 2018 - 2:28 pm
When these pigs decided to lay down in the middle of the road, they were ready to hog all the attention. Officers of the Roy City Police Department in Utah received a call about livestock roaming the highway.
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Colorado Parks and Wildlife
July 27, 2018 - 2:14 pm
It was a “beary” bad situation for this animal after it got stuck in storm drain. Colorado Springs police say the bear is about three or four-years-old and weighs 250 pounds. Once crews removed the manhole cover, the bear was able to push itself out and run off.
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Arizona State Trooper Tyler Edenhofer is seen in this undated handout photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Authorities say a male suspect used an Arizona state trooper's gun and fatally shot trooper Edenhofer and wounded another trooper Wednesday night after they responded to reports of someone throwing rocks at vehicles. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 12:37 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A man with a history of mental illness grabbed an Arizona state trooper's gun and killed a rookie in training and wounded another trooper during a fight along an interstate in suburban Phoenix, authorities said Thursday. The shooting occurred after troopers responded to reports late...
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