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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
July 14, 2014

Video: Traffic stop turns to scuffle between Miami cop, IA lieutenant

Police are unsure what caused the confrontation, but the Internal Affairs lieutenant offered identification before exiting the vehicle - Full Story
July 14, 2014
NJ mayor lashes out over memorial for cop killer

NJ mayor lashes out over memorial for cop killer

Suspect's widow, Angelique Campbell, told a news station that her husband should have killed more officers if they were planning to kill him - Full Story
July 14, 2014

Wash. CO fires gun in hospital during inmate escape attempt

Prisoner was awaiting surgery on the eighth floor of the hospital when he attempted to escape - Full Story



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