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3-Year-Old Girl Found Under Bed After Father Kills Her Mother, Siblings: Police
By Anita Snow, AP
Austin Smith, 30, told detectives in Arizona that he believed the killings were OK "in God's eyes," official said.
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Trivago Spokesman Tim Williams Charged With Drunk Driving
Houston police say they found actor Tim Williams passed out behind the wheel in a moving lane of traffic.
Detroit Settles With Family Of Aiyana Stanley-Jones, 7-Year-Old Girl Killed In Police Raid
The girl was shot in the head while she slept on a couch during a 2010 police raid.
Michael Brown's Mother, Lezley McSpadden, Is Running For Ferguson City Council
Police accountability will be a top priority if she’s elected, McSpadden said.
A Man Got Caught Smuggling An Orangutan
A tourist has been arrested for drugging an orangutan and trying to keep it as a pet.
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Video Shows Teen's Beating By West Virginia Police During Traffic Stop
By John Raby, AP
This newly released dashcam footage shows a police officer beating a teen until his body goes limp.
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Catholic Priest Accused Of Groping Woman In Hospice Care During Last Rites
The Texas woman claims Rev. Gerold Langsch assaulted her during a religious ritual and left her feeling like a “nasty, dirty piece of meat.”
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Study Finds Racial Bias In Police Traffic Stops And Searches
Black drivers were about 20 percent more likely than whites to be pulled over, according to an analysis of nearly 100 million cases.
Florida Officer Puts Woman Who Called Police In Headlock
A South Florida cop was suspended after putting a woman who called the police in a headlock and arresting her.
Ex- Police Officer Found Guilty Of Killing Black Motorist
Nouman Raja now faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 25 years and could spend his life in prison for the death of Corey Jones.
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Activists Call On California AG To Charge Officers In Stephon Clark Shooting
Protests broke out after the Sacramento district attorney said she would not charge the police officers.
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Pizza Deliveryman Murdered After Being Lured To Vacant House
Police are looking for whoever ordered food delivered to a home under construction, then killed delivery driver Bobby Jenkins.
Vallejo Police To Face Suit In Shooting Death Of Sleeping Rapper
The 20-year-old aspiring rapper was shot multiple times by police who found him sleeping in his car.
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How Police Violence Paves The Way To Authoritarianism
Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, believes the only good criminal is a dead one. Many Brazilians agree.
Chief: Houston Police Will End Use Of No-Knock Warrants
Residents whose family members were killed in no-knock raids spoke out against the department for not investigating enough before using the tactic.
Police Investigating After Video Showing Homophobic Attack Goes Viral
The video of an alleged attack on a man after he was asked about his sexuality has gone viral.
Florida Deputy On Leave After Video Shows Him Striking Handcuffed Teen
The video, under investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office, shows the deputy elbowing the detained teen.
Police Chief: Officer Lied In Affidavit Before Deadly Houston Drug Raid
By Juan A. Lozano, AP
Two residents were killed and four undercover officers were shot and wounded during a gun battle in the raid.
5 Employees Killed, 6 Officers Injured In Illinois Factory Shooting
Suspected gunman Gary Montez Martin, who was fatally shot by officers, was terminated from the Aurora factory that day, according to police.
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Roland Bourgeois Jr. Given 10-Year Sentence In Post-Katrina Shooting Of Black Men
Bourgeois, a white man, used racial epithets Before and after the shooting.
6 California Officers Fatally Shoot Rapper At Taco Bell Drive-Thru
Willie McCoy had been asleep in his car seconds before the shooting.
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Indonesian Police Apologize For Using Snake To Interrogate Suspect
The police chief admitted the interrogation was unprofessional but still defended it.
Police officers have apologized for using a live snake to terrify a suspected thief after a video went viral online.
Body-Cam Footage Shows Arizona Police Using Taser On Man 11 Times During Traffic Stop
Johnny Wheatcroft, who has accused the officers of using a stun gun on his testicles, is suing them for using “excessive … force and torture."
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Police Forces Waive Tattoo Bans, Enlist Wookiees To Recruit New Officers
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Cindy McCain Misleading Human Trafficking Claim Disputed By Police
Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCain (R), said she witnessed human trafficking by “a woman of a different ethnicity than the child” at the Phoenix, Ariz., airport. She later apologized for the mistake.
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