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October 07, 2014
Video: Traffic stop prompts suit over window-smashing, TASER

Video: Traffic stop prompts suit over window-smashing, TASER

Police said they resorted to force only after the passenger repeatedly refused to leave the car and kept reaching toward the back seat - Full Story
October 07, 2014
Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

Grand jury: No charges in raid that hurt toddler

No charges to be brought against officers involved in a raid that seriously injured a toddler when a flash grenade detonated in his playpen - Full Story
October 06, 2014

Video: Utah officer shoots man who pulled fake gun

Police have released body camera footage capturing the July 10 shooting of a man who posted threats against police online and brandished a fake gun - Full Story
October 06, 2014

Colo. officer wounded, suspect dead after shootout

The police officer was responding to a "welfare check" on a man who was lying in a stairwell of an apartment Sunday - Full Story
October 03, 2014

Woman denies sending Ferguson grand jury tweet

County prosecutors said Wednesday that they were reviewing the report but had no evidence to suggest information in the tweet was credible - Full Story
October 02, 2014
Video: Man slams into Subway in bizarre Texas pursuit

Video: Man slams into Subway in bizarre Texas pursuit

Foot pursuit continued even after the suspect was hit with a baton and ended with him slamming an SUV into a restaurant - Full Story
October 02, 2014
Mom may face new charges in NM van pursuit, shooting

Mom may face new charges in NM van pursuit, shooting

Prosecutors aim to file new charges against a woman in a chaotic 2013 traffic stop during which an officer fired shots at her van full of kids - Full Story
October 02, 2014

NYPD: Police mistakenly kill man in confrontation

An unarmed man who intervened in a confrontation between police and a knife-wielding assailant died of a gunshot to the back - Full Story
October 02, 2014

Tweet about Ferguson grand jury sparks probe

The Twitter user claimed in a tweet posted Wednesday that a friend serving on the grand jury said the panel lacked evidence to warrant an arrest of Darren Wilson - Full Story
September 30, 2014

Video: Body cam helps justify fatal Utah police shooting

Man repeatedly ignored commands to show his hands and made a motion the officer believed looked like pulling a gun - Full Story



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