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August 21, 2014

Fla. woman killed by stray bullet in police shooting at bar

Suspect at the center of a deadly confrontation in downtown Orlando on Tuesday was armed with a stolen but unloaded handgun - Full Story
August 21, 2014

Armed man dead after Dallas police open fire outside hotel

Authorities have not determined whether police killed the man, who was armed with a handgun, or he committed suicide - Full Story
August 21, 2014
Ohio cop in fatal Wal-Mart shooting back on job

Ohio cop in fatal Wal-Mart shooting back on job

Police say suspect twice ignored commands to put down an air rifle he was holding - Full Story
August 21, 2014

LA to settle pursuit, fatal shooting lawsuit for $5M

Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to pay $5M to the family of an unarmed, disabled man who was killed by police in a shooting captured on TV - Full Story
August 21, 2014
Video: Mo. police open fire in fatal standoff with knife-wielding man

Video: Mo. police open fire in fatal standoff with knife-wielding man

Kajieme Powell tried to attack two officers with a steak knife and approached police while shouting, "Shoot me! Kill me now!" - Full Story
August 21, 2014
Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson said there were six arrests, compared to 47 the previous night - Full Story
August 20, 2014

Video: Fla. cop faces charges after firing rifle at suspect

Officer David Johnston faces charges of shooting into an occupied vehicle and discharging a firearm in public in the Feb. 24 shooting - Full Story
August 20, 2014
Volunteers a buffer between Mo. police, protesters

Volunteers a buffer between Mo. police, protesters

Made up mostly of black volunteers, various organizations have taken it upon themselves to help ease tensions in Ferguson - Full Story
August 20, 2014
2 Ill. cops wounded, 8 hostages freed in standoff

2 Ill. cops wounded, 8 hostages freed in standoff

About two dozen heavily armed officers stormed a home Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects - Full Story
August 20, 2014
Latest Mo. protests are smaller, more subdued

Latest Mo. protests are smaller, more subdued

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived in Ferguson Wednesday to meet with federal investigators - Full Story



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