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This image made from a body camera video on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, released by the Mesa Police Department shows police officers approaching a man in Mesa, Ariz. A report from the incident states the man, Robert Johnson, was "verbally defiant and confrontational." Mesa police released the report, along with footage from police-worn cameras, on Wednesday, June 6, after video released by Johnson's attorneys circulated this week, raising criticism over the handling of the incident. (Mesa Police Department via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 10:43 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The attorneys and a pastor for a suburban Phoenix man seen on video being beaten by police while standing against a wall said Thursday that the officer's claim that their client posed a threat "doesn't pass the smell test." Pastor Andre Miller said the Mesa Police Department...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Baltimore Police Department shows Wayne Jenkins. Jenkins, the former leader of the department's disbanded Gun Trace Task Force who pleaded guilty in a corruption case in January, is scheduled to appear at a sentencing hearing Thursday, June 7, 2018. (Baltimore Police Department via AP, File)
June 07, 2018 - 7:34 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A former leader of a corrupt Baltimore police unit has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake handed down the punishment Thursday to 37-year-old former Gun Trace Task Force leader Sgt. Wayne...
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In this Wednesday, June 6, 2018 photo, Chicago Police remain at the scene of a shooting near 47th Street and Prairie Avenue in Chicago. (Terrence Antonio James/Chicago Tribune via AP)
June 07, 2018 - 7:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer fatally shot a 24-year-old black man who authorities said pulled a gun while running away, prompting questions from the man's family about why the encounter turned deadly. Sgt. Rocco Alioto said the "armed confrontation" Wednesday evening on the city's South...
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June 07, 2018 - 4:20 pm
TYNDALL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota sheriff waited a whole minute after polls closed to fire a deputy who undid his re-election bid this week. Bon Homme County Sheriff Lenny Gramkow fired deputy sheriff Mark Maggs after Maggs defeated him by a vote of 878-331 in Tuesday's Republican primary...
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President Donald Trump sings the National Anthem during a "Celebration of America" event at the White House, Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Washington, in lieu of a Super Bowl celebration for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles that he canceled. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 05, 2018 - 6:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking on the NFL and football's Super Bowl champs, President Donald Trump gave the boot to a White House ceremony for the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday and instead threw his own brief "Celebration of America" after it became clear most players weren't going to show up. Both...
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This undated photo release by the Scottsdale Police Department shows Dwight Lamon Jones. As police closed in, Jones, suspected of gunning down four people last week, shot himself to death Monday, June 4, 2018, and authorities said they have linked him to two other slayings beyond those of a prominent psychiatrist, two paralegals and a marriage-and-divorce counselor. (Scottsdale Police Department via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 7:09 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A hunch from a retired detective helped lead police to a man suspected of shooting six people to death in the Phoenix area, some of whom were connected to his divorce, authorities said after the assailant killed himself with officers closing in. A round-the-clock...
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This undated photo release by the Scottsdale Police Department shows Dwight Lamon Jones. As police closed in, Jones, suspected of gunning down four people last week, shot himself to death Monday, June 4, 2018, and authorities said they have linked him to two other slayings beyond those of a prominent psychiatrist, two paralegals and a marriage-and-divorce counselor. (Scottsdale Police Department via AP)
June 04, 2018 - 9:22 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A hunch from a retired detective helped lead police to a man suspected of shooting six people to death in the Phoenix area, some of whom were connected to his divorce, authorities said Monday after the assailant killed himself with officers closing in. A round-the-clock...
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June 04, 2018 - 2:59 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped rape charges against a former Ohio trooper accused of sexually assaulting a female colleague. The Blade in Toledo reports prosecutors decided to drop the charges against Adam Foster, of Liberty Center, after new, unspecified information turned up. They...
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Afghan security personnel arrive at the site of suicide attack in Kabul Monday, June 4, 2018. A suicide bombing targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday in Kabul, killing at least seven people and wounding nine. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
June 04, 2018 - 8:28 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bombing targeted a gathering of Afghanistan's top clerics on Monday in Kabul, killing at least seven people and wounding 20, the police said. Shortly before the attack struck, the clerics had issued a fatwa against suicide bombings and urged peace talks to end...
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June 01, 2018 - 4:43 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge ruled Friday that a Florida police officer must stand trial for the fatal shooting of a stranded black motorist, saying his retelling of what happened was "unreliable and not credible." Circuit Judge Samantha Schosberg Feuer wrote that fired Palm Beach Gardens...
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