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November 24, 2014

Calif. suspect killed after shootout that wounded cop, bystander

A deadly gun battle between a man and police Saturday night ended with the suspect killed and multiple shot - Full Story
November 24, 2014
Grand jury won't indict Ferguson officer in shooting

Grand jury won't indict Ferguson officer in shooting

A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown - Full Story
November 24, 2014
Examiner rules NYC police shooting a homicide

Examiner rules NYC police shooting a homicide

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson has called the shooting "deeply troubling" and said it warrants "an immediate, fair and thorough investigation" - Full Story
November 24, 2014

Fla. firefighter shot, killed after armed standoff with police

The firefighter came out of his house with two guns pointed at officers threatening to kill himself and his sister - Full Story
November 24, 2014
Ohio police probe fatal shooting of boy with replica

Ohio police probe fatal shooting of boy with replica

The boy was confronted Saturday by officers responding to a 911 call about a male who appeared to be pulling a gun in and out of his pants - Full Story
November 23, 2014

Video: Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday - Full Story
November 23, 2014
Fla. man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Fla. man who ambushed cops had anti-government beliefs

Man fatally shot Deputy Christopher Smith, 47, on Saturday and wounded another deputy before he was killed - Full Story
November 23, 2014

Cleveland officer fatally shoots boy holding replica

The gun was a replica of semi-automatic pistol, and the orange safety indicator in the muzzle was missing - Full Story
November 22, 2014
Family of NYC man killed by rookie cop seeks answers

Family of NYC man killed by rookie cop seeks answers

Police have described a rookie officer's shooting of Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn staircase as an apparent accident - Full Story
November 22, 2014
Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

Ferguson experiences 3rd straight night of unrest

Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson as tensions mount - Full Story



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