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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
August 08, 2014

Police commissioner: NYC mayor is 'very pro-cop'

City's top law enforcement official went on a media blitz Friday to deny that the in-custody death of a black suspect shows that police are singling out minorities - Full Story
August 08, 2014

Calif. police kill suspect after baby stabbed to death

Violent incident left the baby's mother critically wounded and the suspected assailant shot dead - Full Story
August 07, 2014

Ohio official: Man killed at Wal-Mart had air rifle

The owner's manual for the MK-177 BB/Pellet rifle warns that misuse can result in serious injury or death - Full Story
August 06, 2014

Police kill gun-wielding man at Ohio Wal-Mart

Beavercreek police say the man was shot at around 8 p.m. after waving a rifle-type weapon around inside the store - Full Story



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