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July 31, 2014

Calif. cop involved in incident at Occupy protest gets job back

An Oakland police officer who was fired after he lobbed a tear-gas canister into a group of people has won his job back through arbitration - Full Story
July 31, 2014

Detective acquitted in fatal Md. road-rage shooting

NJ detective was acquitted Wednesday of first-degree murder and other charges in the shooting of a driver during a case of road rage - Full Story
July 31, 2014
Vegas victim: Crime spree was 'total terror'

Vegas victim: Crime spree was 'total terror'

Police later shot and killed Cody David Winters and arrested his accomplice, Natasha Galenn Jackson, on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, burglary, kidnapping and other charges - Full Story
July 30, 2014

3 killed, 3 deputies injured in NC shootout

Deputies were called to the residence for a domestic dispute when gunfire was exchanged with one person - Full Story
July 30, 2014
2 dead, 2 hurt in Nev. crime spree

2 dead, 2 hurt in Nev. crime spree

Two men were killed and two women were seriously injured Tuesday in a wild Las Vegas crime spree that included a carjacking, two home invasions, a stabbing, a fake hostage situation and a deadly police shooting - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Mother of Mexican teen slain in cross-border shooting sues

Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, 16, was in Nogales, Sonora, near the tall, steel fence that divides the United States and Mexico when a Border Patrol agent shot him from Nogales, Arizona in 2012 - Full Story
July 29, 2014
Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

Video: Officer mistakenly fires gun in bizarre Iowa pursuit

After police trapped the driver between their cars, he refused to exit his vehicle, responding to officers with a “faraway stare” - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Nev. officer stabbed, suspect killed

Police approached a suspicious man on a bicycle early in the morning when the incident occurred - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story
July 29, 2014
Officials: Vest saved cop in NYC shootout

Officials: Vest saved cop in NYC shootout

Det. Mario Muniz, 45, was hit in the upper-right chest area by one of Mozdir's bullets, but it was stopped by his bullet proof vest - Full Story



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