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August 28, 2014
Video: Man stabs Atlanta cop with butcher knife, gets shot

Video: Man stabs Atlanta cop with butcher knife, gets shot

Man stabbed an officer in the back with a 14-inch long butcher knife before another cop shot the suspect - Full Story
August 26, 2014
Okla. K-9 stabbed in pursuit dies

Okla. K-9 stabbed in pursuit dies

Kye, a 3-year-old German Shepherd who was involved in the pursuit, suffered multiple stab wounds Sunday and underwent emergency surgery - Full Story
August 25, 2014

Okla. K-9 stabbed, suspect killed after pursuit

A suspect is dead and a police K-9 has been hospitalized after a pursuit and officer-involved shooting - Full Story
August 21, 2014
Video: Mo. police open fire in fatal standoff with knife-wielding man

Video: Mo. police open fire in fatal standoff with knife-wielding man

Kajieme Powell tried to attack two officers with a steak knife and approached police while shouting, "Shoot me! Kill me now!" - Full Story
August 19, 2014

Mo. officers fatally shoot knife-wielding man

A large crowd gathered at the scene, not far from Ferguson, which has seen days of protests after a fatal police shooting - Full Story
August 16, 2014

Cops: Drunken subway rider stabs 3 on NY platform

Police say the fight started when an intoxicated man named Ivan DeLeon bumped into a child while exiting the train - Full Story
August 11, 2014

Dallas police kill knife-wielding teen attacking his family

The first responding officer was met by the suspect holding two knives in the front yard of a house - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Calif. police kill suspect after baby stabbed to death

Violent incident left the baby's mother critically wounded and the suspected assailant shot dead - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Nev. officer stabbed, suspect killed

Police approached a suspicious man on a bicycle early in the morning when the incident occurred - Full Story
July 24, 2014

Ga. man attacking traffic with 'medieval' sword shot by police

Officers got calls Wednesday about a man walking in and out of traffic carrying the sword and occasionally swiping at cars - Full Story



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