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August 12, 2014

'Anonymous' launches operation against Mo. PD, hacks website

The group, under the program they’ve coined “Operation Ferguson,” has warned of further consequences if police interfere with civilians protesting the shooting - Full Story
August 12, 2014

Several arrested in 2nd day of unrest after Mo. police shooting

FBI opened an investigation Monday into the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was shot multiple times Saturday by an officer - Full Story
August 11, 2014

Chief: Calif. robbery hostage was killed by police in shootout

Results of a preliminary ballistics report show that police fired the 10 bullets that struck Misty Holt-Singh - her wounds likely came during a final burst of gunfire - Full Story
August 11, 2014

Dallas police kill knife-wielding teen attacking his family

The first responding officer was met by the suspect holding two knives in the front yard of a house - Full Story
August 11, 2014
Vandalism, looting after vigil for Mo. man in OIS

Vandalism, looting after vigil for Mo. man in OIS

A candlelight vigil for an unarmed man who was fatally shot by police turned ugly, with crowds looting and burning stores, vandalizing vehicles and taunting officers - Full Story
August 10, 2014
Police-mayor tensions mount over in-custody death

Police-mayor tensions mount over in-custody death

Police have become increasingly at odds with Mayor Bill de Blasio over the appearance he is taking sides against them after the death of a suspect last month - Full Story
August 10, 2014
Mo. crowd after fatal shooting: 'Kill the police'

Mo. crowd after fatal shooting: 'Kill the police'

The fatal shooting of a teenager by police sent hundreds of angry residents out of their apartments Saturday - Full Story
August 09, 2014

Detroit officer dragged, man dead after fleeing traffic stop

Detroit Police Chief James Craig said the officer, "fearing for his life," fired one shot from his gun - Full Story
August 09, 2014

Plan draws back feds' monitoring of Detroit police

The Justice Department and the city of Detroit have asked a judge to scale back federal monitoring of the city's police department - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Video: Calif. standoff ends in shooting of man waving gun

San Diego police Wednesday shot and wounded a gun-waving man who may have wanted to commit "suicide by cop" - Full Story



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