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August 17, 2014

Officer hurt in Calif. protest over Mo. shooting

An officer was briefly hospitalized after being assaulted during a mostly peaceful protest in Northern California over a fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri - Full Story
August 15, 2014

SC deputy won't face charges in shooting of man reaching for cane

Prosecutors will not file criminal charges in the February incident, saying the shooting was an accident and the deputy had no criminal intent - Full Story
August 15, 2014
Video: Mo. teen shot by cop suspect in recent robbery

Video: Mo. teen shot by cop suspect in recent robbery

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson released police reports stemming from the case during a news conference where he also identified the officer involved - Full Story
August 15, 2014

Calif. cop shoots, kills drill-wielding woman who threatened family

Woman called 911 and said she was going to kill her family with an Uzi if the cops didn't show up - Full Story
August 15, 2014

Police commission leader: LAPD, Mo. shootings not comparable

Death prompted a backlash on social media against the LAPD, with some comparing it to the shooting of Michael Brown - Full Story
August 15, 2014
Details emerge in Mo. shooting, protests calm

Details emerge in Mo. shooting, protests calm

18-year-old Michael Brown, whose fatal shooting by police ignited days of heated protests, was suspected of stealing cigars and pushing a clerk at a convenience store - Full Story
August 14, 2014

6 Democrats: Feds should look into NYPD in-custody death

Reps. Hakeem Jeffries and Yvette Clarke led a group of six who called into question whether the DA can adequately investigate the case - Full Story
August 14, 2014
Video: NM man shot to death after violent vehicular rampage

Video: NM man shot to death after violent vehicular rampage

Man was shot dead August 4th by a deputy after ramming multiple vehicles — including the officer's — and attempting to run over his girlfriend - Full Story
August 14, 2014

Conflicting accounts in fatal LAPD shooting as investigation continues

On Wednesday, LAPD released a detailed narrative of the confrontation, alleging that the man tackled one officer and went for his gun before police opened fire - Full Story
August 14, 2014

Vest saves cop shot in Texas; suspect killed

Officer John Calhoun was shot Wednesday afternoon while struggling with an armed man near a bus stop - Full Story



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