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November 07, 2014
Video: Minn. man attacks nurses in hospital rampage

Video: Minn. man attacks nurses in hospital rampage

A video released Thursday by police documents a man's brutal attack on hospital staff that ended with the suspect dying in handcuffs. - Full Story
November 07, 2014

Mass. deputy shoots, kills pit bull after attack on officers

Owner directed the pit bull to attack law enforcement officers Thursday night - Full Story
November 07, 2014

2 shot by Ohio officer as his hand is pinned

Two people were shot yesterday afternoon by a Columbus police officer who opened fire after a door was slammed on his hand - Full Story
November 06, 2014

Video: Protesters, police clash at 'Million Mask March'

The protest — timed to coincide with Guy Fawkes Day — was one of several held across the world - Full Story
November 06, 2014

Video: Ohio officer shot, suspect hit by cruiser

An officer was shot as several uniformed and plainclothes officers tried to box the suspect's car in Wednesday - Full Story
November 05, 2014

Ferguson protest leaders seek heads-up on Wilson decision

Activists asked Wednesday for advance notice before prosecutors announce whether officer will face charges, saying they can help prevent violence if they have 48 hours to prepare - Full Story
November 05, 2014
NJ officer shot saved by vest, man arrested

NJ officer shot saved by vest, man arrested

A veteran police sergeant’s vest is being credited for saving him in a Wednesday confrontation that ended in gunfire - Full Story
November 05, 2014

Video: Vt. PD defends use of force in viral vid

Video begins after both officers were struck by the suspect - Full Story
November 04, 2014

Minn. hospital patient attacks nurses, dies in handcuffs

Patient who attacked four nurses with a metal bar had been suffering from recent episodes of confusion and delusion - Full Story
November 03, 2014

Prosecutor: Fatal shooting of costumed man with sword justified

Officers were justified in fatally shooting a young man who was wielding a sword as part of a Japanese anime costume - Full Story



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