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March 02, 2011

Video: Cops shoot, kill weapon-wielding man after Okla. pursuit

The man stole a Red Bull from a convenience store, took off, and then pointed a weapon at officers after the pursuit - Full Story
February 11, 2011

Video: Hostage-taker killed outside NC bank

Footage of the standoff shows a teenage gunman leaving the bank with a hostage in his arms before cops open fire - Full Story
February 05, 2011

Friend: Mel Gibson tried to commit suicide by cop

"Mel was trying to invite death by cop," he said. "I don't think this was being anti-Semitic" - Full Story
January 31, 2011

Calif. police ID man with fake gun killed by cops

The incident was the third fatal officer-involved shooting in Oakland in a week - Full Story
January 20, 2011

NH man seeks leniency after threatening cop

Man accused of threatening to kill a police officer said in court that he was drunk at the time, and that he really is 'not a troublemaker' - Full Story
December 14, 2010
Shooting of Calif. man holding water nozzle angers family

Shooting of Calif. man holding water nozzle angers family

The man pointed it at one of the officers and two officers fired their weapons, a handgun and a shotgun, eight times - Full Story
November 19, 2010
Texas man kills ex-governor's son, fires AK-47 at cops

Texas man kills ex-governor's son, fires AK-47 at cops

Granger unloaded 30-plus rounds into the armored truck before a sniper shot him dead - Full Story
October 30, 2010

In probable SBC, man with knife threatened Wash. cop

Deputy Rustin Olson shot Quentin Dodd after Dodd yelled "shoot me, shoot me, shoot me," then tried to stab Olson and charged at him - Full Story
October 13, 2010

Mass. cop shoots knife-wielding teen

"Shoot me, shoot me, I want to die," the teen yelled - Full Story

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