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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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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Mo. officers fatally shoot knife-wielding man

The shooting is currently under investigation and may have been a ‘suicide by cop.’

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Mo. officers fatally shoot knife-wielding man

A large crowd gathered at the scene, not far from Ferguson, which has seen days of protests after a fatal police shooting - Full Story

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Alaska police shoot man attacking with bat

Video shows a confrontation August 15 between a man and two cops in which he rushes them with a baseball bat and swings at an officer who had fallen.

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Video: Alaska police shoot man attacking with bat

Video: Alaska police shoot man attacking with bat

Video shows a confrontation Friday between a man and two cops in which he rushes them with a baseball bat and swings at an officer who had fallen - Full Story



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