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October 07, 2014
Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

No charges to be brought against officers involved in a raid that seriously injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in his playpen - Full Story
October 06, 2014

Cop killer's commencement speech leads to new Pa. bill

Bill would prevent offenders from causing their victims "mental anguish" - Full Story
October 06, 2014
Prosecutors lose appeal in Detroit officer's raid trial

Prosecutors lose appeal in Detroit officer's raid trial

Appeals court on Monday refused to reverse a decision that dismissed a manslaughter charge against officer who killed a 7-year-old during a raid - Full Story
October 06, 2014

Mo. dispatcher's mistake cost two lives, lawsuit claims

Suit filed Wednesday claims deaths could have been prevented if a 911 dispatcher hadn't sent officers to the wrong address - Full Story
October 06, 2014
High court begins term with case on police actions

High court begins term with case on police actions

A case from NC turns on whether an officer's mistaken belief about a state law still can justify a traffic stop that led to the discovery of cocaine - Full Story
October 03, 2014

Manslaughter charge dropped against Detroit cop in fatal raid

The judge dismissed the charge after defense said prosecutors didn't show that Weekley acted willfully - Full Story
October 03, 2014

No trial for man who crushed 7 police vehicles with tractor

Man was angry about a pot possession arrest when he drove a tractor over six cruisers and a van owned by the Orleans County Sheriffs' Department in 2012 - Full Story
October 02, 2014
Mom may face new charges in NM van pursuit, shooting

Mom may face new charges in NM van pursuit, shooting

Prosecutors aim to file new charges against a woman in a chaotic 2013 traffic stop during which an officer fired shots at her van full of kids - Full Story
October 02, 2014

US appeals court OKs evidence from no-warrant GPS

Court on Wednesday ruled that prosecutors can use evidence gathered after a GPS device was put on a suspect's van without a warrant - Full Story
September 30, 2014
Testimony resumes in Detroit cop's trial for deadly raid

Testimony resumes in Detroit cop's trial for deadly raid

Officer insists he accidentally pulled the trigger during the fatal raid when a witness grabbed his gun - Full Story



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