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July 21, 2014

Charges mount against Calif. robbery suspect

19-year-old Stockton man is expected to be charged Monday with triple-murder in the deaths of a woman taken hostage and two other robbery suspects - Full Story
July 21, 2014

4 officers hurt, suspect killed in Wash. shootout, explosion

During the gunfire, one shot hit a propane tank, causing it to explode and injure four of five officers involved in the incident - Full Story
July 20, 2014

Officer in fatal NY arrest stripped of gun, badge

Officer involved in the arrest of a man who died in custody has been stripped of his gun and badge and placed on desk duty - Full Story
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



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