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Driver killed at NSA identified as transgender, friend says

Driver killed at NSA identified as transgender, friend says

Ricky Shawatza Hall, 27, was killed Monday when NSA police opened fire on a stolen car that then crashed into a police vehicle - Full Story

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Man wielding dual weapons killed after charging at Texas cop

Suspect was carrying a baseball bat in one hand and a screwdriver in the other.

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Video: Man wielding dual weapons killed after charging at Texas cop

Suspect was carrying a baseball bat in one hand and a screwdriver in the other - Full Story

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Ohio governor's panel weighs more state oversight of police

Ohio governor's panel weighs more state oversight of police

State oversight would increase and officers would get more training dealing with the mentally ill under several proposals being considered - Full Story

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Motel 'party' with strangers preceded NSA shooting

Motel 'party' with strangers preceded NSA shooting

SUV's owner picked up the two men, dressed as women, in Baltimore and then headed to the Terrace Motel in Elkridge - Full Story

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4 journalists arrested during Ferguson protests sue police

Filed a federal lawsuit Monday against St. Louis County police and 20 of its officers, accusing them of violating the reporters' civil rights - Full Story

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Knife-wielding man on rampage TASERed by UK cop

Officers attempted to arrest the suspect as he threatened them with a 10-inch blade.

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Video: Knife-wielding man on rampage TASERed by UK cop

Video: Knife-wielding man on rampage TASERed by UK cop

Officers attempted to arrest the suspect as he threatened them with a 10-inch blade - Full Story

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Leaders urge patience in Detroit-area traffic stop probe

Man says was innocent and trying to protect himself, while police counter he refused to pull over, resisted arrest and threatened them.

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Video: Leaders urge patience in Detroit-area traffic stop probe

Man says was innocent and trying to protect himself, while police counter he refused to pull over, resisted arrest and threatened them - Full Story



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The Winning Mind The Winning Mind
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with Scott Buhrmaster