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August 02, 2015

Snowball case melts; teen sues Detroit district over arrest

Teen who spent nearly 40 days in custody before a judge cleared him of throwing a dangerous snowball is suing - Full Story
August 01, 2015

SC body camera law spurred by Ferguson

Issue didn't pick up steam until after South Carolina had its own Ferguson-esque moment - Full Story
August 01, 2015

One of new La. laws taking effect Aug. targets revenge porn

Many of the statute changes are modest adjustments to existing laws - Full Story
July 29, 2015

Video: Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in shooting

Officer has said he was dragged by suspect's car and was forced to shoot - Full Story
July 27, 2015

Transit police union criticizes response to Baltimore riots

State transit cops claim commanders and administrators made 'detrimental and disturbing' decisions that endangered officers - Full Story
July 21, 2015

US general: Some recruiting station soldiers should be armed

U.S. forces don't routinely carry guns when they are not in combat or on military bases - Full Story
July 16, 2015
Judge sets trial for suspect in SC church shooting

Judge sets trial for suspect in SC church shooting

The man accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last month will stand trial next July - Full Story
July 14, 2015
SD police defend use of Confederate flag on patches

SD police defend use of Confederate flag on patches

A Confederate flag on police patches is at the center of a heated debate - Full Story
July 14, 2015
City reaches $5.9M settlement in Garner case

City reaches $5.9M settlement in Garner case

Settlement comes nearly a year after the in-custody death that resulted in large-scale protests - Full Story



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