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Ohio court debates rights to body parts

By Julie Carr Smyth The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — During an autopsy, the Hamilton County... - Full Story


Supreme Court rules against Muslim inmate

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Tuesday that a Muslim inmate cannot sue... - Full Story


Tex. police say new 'castle' law has brought little substantial change

By MICHAEL E. YOUNG The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — The shootings came fast, a bang-bang-bang... - Full Story


Family sues Fla. sheriff over fatal shooting

By Rene Stutzman The Orlando Sentinel SANFORD, Fla. — The family of Chris Penley, the 15-year-old... - Full Story


PistolCam: Footage to go

Police officers are exonerated 93 percent of the time in cases where video evidence is available, one... - Full Story


TASERed man sues Utah trooper

By Ben Winslow and Geoff Liesik The Deseret Morning News Related: YouTube threats target Utah trooper... - Full Story


Man cleared in Ga. officer slayings; 3 arrested

The Associated Press DECATUR, Ga. — One man arrested in the killings of two police officers was... - Full Story


2 decades later, a Colo. slaying divides the LE community

By Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN FORT COLLINS, Colorado — Police are still arguing about the case two... - Full Story


Court says Fla. officers were justified in shooting

By Leon Fooksman The Sun-Sentinel PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — Three Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies... - Full Story


Wis. officer found not guilty of misconduct

By Derrick Nunnally The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE, Wis. — In a case based on a prostitute's... - Full Story

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