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July 20, 2014

Police: Men may have robbed Calif. bank before

Police were investigating whether the same men who robbed a bank, took hostages and led a deadly chase and shootout carried out other recent bank heists - Full Story
July 18, 2014

Video: NY man dies in struggle during arrest

Plain-clothes police officer placed suspect in what appeared be a choke hold - Full Story
July 18, 2014

Family of slain robbery hostage starts own probe

Attorney representing the family of Misty Holt-Singh, is seeking documents, dispatch logs, video and other evidence police gathered after the hourlong robbery, pursuit and gun battle - Full Story
July 17, 2014

Cleveland settles suit over fatal police shootings

The city of Cleveland has settled a federal lawsuit filed by the estates of two unarmed people killed in a hail of 137 gunshots fired by police - Full Story
July 17, 2014

CHP seizes medical records of woman in scuffle with cop

California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers - Full Story
July 16, 2014
Police: Jersey City shootings part of job's danger

Police: Jersey City shootings part of job's danger

Authorities in Jersey City, already on edge following the ambush-killing of a rookie police officer over the weekend, said an officer shot a man Tuesday morning - Full Story
July 16, 2014
No charges for marshal in fatal Utah courtroom shooting

No charges for marshal in fatal Utah courtroom shooting

25-year-old defendant Siale Angilau got out of his seat, grabbed a pen and rushed a witness "in an aggressive, threatening manner" during his trial April 21 - Full Story
July 16, 2014

Increased use of replica guns worries police

The gun in Stephen Corkery's hand when he allegedly robbed several Spokane businesses and walked into a fatal standoff was fake. The consequences were very real - Full Story
July 15, 2014

Md. officer who fired 6 shots at suspect cleared

When police arrived, the suspect pointed a gun at the officer, who responded by firing his weapon six times - Full Story
July 15, 2014
Federal officer fires shot in clash at LA rally

Federal officer fires shot in clash at LA rally

Officer fired his weapon once at men in a truck as they fled a pro-Israel rally after using wooden poles bearing Palestinian flags to hit protesters - Full Story



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