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November 19, 2014
Video: Austin cop opens fire on man ramming cruiser

Video: Austin cop opens fire on man ramming cruiser

Dash cam video has been released capturing the shooting of a burglary suspect as he rammed into an officer’s patrol car in an escape attempt - Full Story
November 18, 2014
Man, 79, charged in pot bust challenges search

Man, 79, charged in pot bust challenges search

Lawyer argues the 2013 police stop and search of suspect's truck were illegal, and everything found as a result cannot be used against him - Full Story
November 18, 2014

Cleveland to pay $3M over deadly police shooting

Thirteen Cleveland police officers fired 137 shots into a car after a high-speed pursuit in 2012 - Full Story
November 17, 2014

Drunk driver shot in eye during Utah pursuit files suit

Kristine Biggs Johnson was fleeing while intoxicated when she was shot during a pursuit that covered 32 miles - Full Story
November 17, 2014

Relatives of slain Colo. woman sue over 911 response

Relatives of a woman who was found fatally beaten more than six hours after a neighbor first called 911 are suing Denver and some of its dispatchers - Full Story
November 15, 2014

US cities brace for protests off Ferguson decision

The St. Louis County grand jury is expected to decide this month whether Officer Darren Wilson is charged - Full Story
November 15, 2014

Death penalty off table in Va. officer's slaying

Holder has taken the death penalty off the table for four people charged in the gang-related slaying of a reserve officer - Full Story
November 14, 2014

Suit: NM deputies didn't protect slain man

Family of a man who was abducted from his home and beaten to death is suing a sheriff's office, alleging deputies failed to protect him - Full Story
November 14, 2014

2 suspects convicted in 2010 murder of Chicago cop

Paris McGee, 25, and Toyious Taylor, 34, acted as lookouts for two friends who were trying to steal the officer's motorcycle - Full Story
November 11, 2014

Baltimore bill passes, nearly 3K officers to wear body cams

City Council overwhelmingly voted Monday to require all officers to wear body cameras — despite arguments from mayor's office the bill is illegal - Full Story



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