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A Casper man who died after being shot by police in February confronted officers with the intention of ending his life, Natrona County District Attorney Michael Blonigen concluded. Blonigen described his findings in a March 21 letter stating he would not prosecute the Casper police officers. The letter was ...
Be careful whom you give your money to when donating to help after this week's deadly police shooting, the Dallas Police Association warns. Two people were seen Saturday claiming to collect funds for the Assist the Officer Foundation. But the DPA says the man and woman, decked out with police gear ...

A Cook County judge ordered the release of more sealed documents in the Laquan McDonald case Saturday. The judge's order came as attorneys for former Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke push for a change of venue for the trial, which is expected to begin this summer. Judge Vincent Gaughan is ...
LOUISVILLE — Four Louisville Metro Police officers remain on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation into the use of deadly force that took the life of a Jeffersonville man. DeMonJhea Jordan, 21, was the suspect in an armed robbery at a Metro PCS store in Louisville. He died Tuesday ...
The Maine Department of Public Safety has announced that the manhunt for 29-year-old John Williams, who allegedly shot and killed Somerset County Cpl. Eugene Cole, is over. "Today is a very good day," Sheriff Dale Lancaster said to start a 4 p.m. press conference. "Today at 12:43 p.m., John Williams ...
It's a familiar headline: An unarmed black man is shot and killed by police. Community members are upset and demand justice. But this isn't a story that happened last month. It was 70 years ago. MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: And finally, today, we're going to continue our conversation about memorials in the ...

PLYMOUTH – Police shot and wounded a West Plymouth man Thursday after he fired on officers investigating a domestic disturbance at his home. Chief Michael Botieri said Michael Walsh, 36, came out his house firing a handgun as police responded to a complaint that he had shot his wife's car as she ...
A man who opened fire on police officers in Plymouth Thursday night was shot and rushed to the hospital. WBZ-TV's Tiffany Chan reports. Program: WBZ News 11pm. Categories: News Crime General Local News WBZTV. More Latest Videos. Residents In Quiet Plymouth Neighborhood Stunned By Officer-Involved ...
Idaho law enforcement officers killed six people in confrontations throughout both 2016 and 2017. This year, the state has already tied that figure — by March. That's according to a database of fatal officer-involved shootings compiled by the Idaho Statesman. The tallies go back to 2000. In that time, only two ...
ATLANTA - Police are working to solve a shooting late Wednesday night in southwest Atlanta. The shooting happened just before midnight on Olympian Way, which is a little north of Cascade Avenue. The victim told police a man stole his money, then shot him as he tried to run away. According to police ...
Georgia city won't share police shooting video under review ... Savannah's mayor and city council said Thursday they won't interfere in a pending grand jury investigation by publicly releasing body cam footage of police shooting a 20-year-old man, whose family says the video shows he was unarmed.
MORE: Shell casings and what looks to be a car door panel marked as evidence in Villa Rica police shooting pic.twitter.com/mVtBYh7Fy9. — Kaitlyn (@Fox5Kaitlyn) April 26, 2018. According to investigators, the suspect had two outstanding felony warrants out for his arrest. Police have not yet released his ...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A burglary suspect was shot by an officer following a police chase early Wednesday in Old Colorado City. No officers were injured in the incident, which began as a call for a burglary in progress at O'Brien Typesetting and Printing on the 1000 block of 19th Street.
BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton police say officers shot a suicidal man who fired at them during a standoff on Wednesday. Police said the man who was shot is alive and being treated at a hospital. The standoff began shortly after 11 a.m. near Southwest Farmington Road and Murray Boulevard. Officers ...
New video shows fatal police shooting of 'Cops' soundman at Omaha Wendy's. "It's a critical piece of evidence," said an attorney for Bryce Dion's family. "The videos don't lie." by Elizabeth Chuck / Apr.25.2018 / 3:44 PM ET ...
(WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police Chief Conrad expressed concern about the number of police shootings this year but noted that in each instance, his officers have been met with ... The latest police shooting occurred a little after 10 p.m. Wednesday, on North 42nd Street in the Shawnee neighborhood.
HUNTINGTON - A Huntington man was shot and arrested by police Monday night, and two officers have been placed on leave as an investigation into the incident continues. Joshua David Ramey, 26, of Huntington, was shot by a Huntington police officer Monday, according to interim Police Chief Hank Dial ...

Family members of Saheed Vassell are demanding that police come clean and release a full unedited video capturing the Brooklyn man's death as he was being shot by four cops. Vassell family claims that he was mentally ill and police are not being forthcoming with the details surrounding his death on ...
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WCAX) While scrolling through Facebook Thursday, you might have stumbled upon a post by Katie Serdula. She wrote, "If anyone is missing their dog-- the state police shot him in my yard this morning because nobody wanted him." Her post goes on saying the dog appeared to have ...
Police in South Euclid and Euclid are investigating an officer-involved shooting occurred over the weekend with connections to both departments. The incident happened in the city of Euclid, but according to a police report, the shot was fired by a South Euclid K-9 police officer. It started when a Euclid officer ...
CHICAGO (CBS) — A 19-year-old man who was shot by police during a home invasion has been charged with multiple felonies. Marcos Malvaisa has been charged with attempted murder, home invasion, aggravated assault of a peace officer, and misdemeanor battery. Police said Malvaisa shot a ...
Mayor Ted Wheeler is asking for patience as two investigations are launched into last weekend's police shooting. John Elifritz, 48, was shot and killed by officers at a local homeless shelter. Wheeler says he's worried people don't have all the facts at this point. The mayor says he wants to wait for all the facts before he ...
Waco police officers shot a suspect armed with a knife who they believed was holding family members hostage inside a home in the 3800 block of Speight Avenue in Waco shortly after 8:30 a.m. Friday, according to law enforcement. A family member inside the home called 911 around 8:38 a.m. to report ...
The Florida man shot and killed late Thursday by state police after he ran during a traffic stop on Interstate 70 near the north junction with Interstate 79 in South Strabane Township was wanted by police in Florida for allegedly killing a woman. Steven Jamine Brooks, 45, also known as Siddeq Shujaa ...
The Greenwood Police Department said a suspect is in custody after a shooting incident on Friday. Officers said a Highway Patrol trooper witnessed a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Highway 25 south and Florida Avenue. The suspect fled the scene, police said, and later ditched his vehicle.
Family of Man Shot by Police Files Lawsuit Against Lakewood. The family of a Native American man fatally shot by police who mistook a cellphone for a gun has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Lakewood and police involved in the 2015 shooting. April 13, 2018, at 1:40 p.m.. Family of Man Shot by Police Files ...
Chicago police say an officer shot a gunman as he dragged a woman into the bedroom of a home near the United Center on the West Side Wednesday night. The woman was also shot, but a statement from police was unclear how she was wounded. Both the man and the woman were taken to Stroger ...
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Authorities have released new body camera footage from the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016. The graphic video released Friday shows the incident from multiple angles. In the footage, two police officers try to tase Sterling, who continues to struggle with the officers.
Long before police shootings and protests in Ferguson, Mo., or Sacramento focused America's attention on how the police treat black men, Los Angeles was a byword for police brutality and racism. Years of effort after the 1991 beating of Rodney King, the riots that followed, and later, the Rampart police ...
An independent autopsy shows that Stephon Clark was shot by Sacramento police eight times, and six of those wounds were in his back, according to Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist retained by Clark's family to conduct a separate autopsy. Clark also received a gunshot wound to his side and ...
Roxanne Jones, a founding editor of ESPN Magazine and former vice president at ESPN, has worked as a producer, reporter and editor at the New York Daily News and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Jones is co-author of "Say it Loud: An Illustrated History of the Black Athlete." She talks politics, sports and ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A man who was shot by police after crashing an SUV into the water off U.S. 1 near the entrance to the Florida Keys on Thursday faces numerous charges. Jahmal Parker, 29, of Pompano Beach faces charges of resisting arrest with violence, aggravated assault with a deadly ...
... they wind down their 12th consecutive losing season, the Kings — like many nationwide — have turned their attention to demonstrators who have joined hand-in-hand on game nights to block entrances to the building. The wave of protests stem from the March 18 fatal shooting by police of Stephon Clark, ...
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - William Roberts said he was driving southbound on U.S. Highway 1 when the driver of a minivan lost control, drove through a fence and crashed into murky water. Roberts parked on the side of the highway and saw several good Samaritans rush to help a man who was ...
Their actions after this police shooting were based on the same idea that propelled the courageous Parkland teens to raise their voices after a mass shooting in their community in February: the urgent necessity to end gun violence. But news that the officers who were captured on tape killing Alton Sterling ...
Amid the protests, many have used Clark's death to make claims about police shootings. We focused on a recent statement by nationally-known civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, who is representing the Clark family and previously represented the family of Trayvon Martin, a black youth shot to death by ...
Protesters upset over police shooting of Stephon Clark delay NBA Kings game ... SUBSCRIBE. LOS ANGELES — Police prevented Sacramento Kings fans from getting inside Golden 1 Center after demonstrators enraged over the police shooting of an unarmed man locked arms and blocked the entrance.
Holding signs with messages such as "Shut it down!" as they converged arm-in-arm outside the Sacramento Kings' home arena, hundreds of protesters demonstrated this week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black man before the Kings' game with the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday. The crowd moved from a ...
(CNN) -- Protesters marched into City Hall in Sacramento, California, and onto an interstate highway Thursday as the mayor called for calm after police killed an unarmed black man they believed had a gun. Sacramento police said the two officers fired at Stephon Clark, killing the 22-year-old, who was in ...
An expert in officer-involved shootings said that any officer could have reacted the same way given the circumstances surrounding the deadly shooting of Stephon Clark. Ryan Getty was a police officer for 34 years. Now, he's an assistant professor at Sacramento State's division of criminal justice.
Protesters in Sacramento, California blocked a motorway and basketball arena over the killing of an unarmed black man. Scores first gathered at the city hall, holding signs and urging action. The protests were sparked by the release of police video showing the killing of Stephon Clark, 22. Police shot Mr ...
A twitter account affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement in Sacramento called for the protest of the police shooting of Clark, an African American father of two. The Kings released a statement blaming police for the game delay. "Due to law enforcement being unable to ensure ticketed fans could ...
The combination of police edited video and raw video from the show the final moments of Decynthia Clements' life. It was taken from more than 30 hours of footage from multiple cameras, Elgin Police Chief Jeff Swoboda said. Elgin police said they pulled her over on West Bound I-90 near Route 25 in the ...
She referenced an old saying about being shot down in the street like a dog, then said she feels like California responds to the mistreatment of dogs with greater indignation than it does to police shooting black people. “The public has to become outraged with the people they elect that won't fight for what is ...
OKLAHOMA CITY - One person was shot by Oklahoma City Police responding to a domestic disturbance call on the city's south side Thursday evening. Police received a call shortly after 6:00 p.m. for an incident involving a man beating a woman at a home in the 00-40 block of Corona Drive, near SE 89th ...
OPD's policy with regard to body camera video of in-custody deaths and police shootings is to withhold the video from the media and public until an investigation is completed. But the department, unlike many, allows immediate family members of those killed by the police to view the video inside police ...
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- A driver that Virginia State Police said was armed with a weapon when he approached two officers was fatally shot on Interstate 64 in Henrico, following a pursuit Thursday morning. Shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, March 1, the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force attempted ...
"It looked like he was hunting us," one officer was quoted saying in an affidavit. By Payton Potter, Patch Staff | Mar 1, 2018 4:48 pm ET | Updated Mar 1, 2018 5:10 pm ET. 0. Probable cause affidavit released in Richardson Police shooting pic.twitter.com/PtKUw6XUdw. — L.P. Phillips (@lpphillips) March 1, 2018.
Police shootings have been in the national spotlight for years, but has any police officer ever been involved in three fatal shootings in six months? Vermont State Police Trooper Christopher Brown is now in that position, after a shooting last month on Interstate 89 in Bolton. Brown and a Richmond police ...
Battle Creek – A prosecutor says the fatal shooting of a man being sought by a fugitive apprehension team in southern Michigan was justified. Calhoun County Prosecutor David Gilbert said in an opinion released Wednesday to the Battle Creek Enquirer that officers “violated no criminal law” in the Jan.


 

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