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FILE- In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis. Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday, July 29 from two police officers in the fatal shooting of Blevins, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. (Anthony Souffle /Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 9:58 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the release of body-camera video in the June fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Two Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot an armed black man last month said they feared for their lives during a foot chase...
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July 30, 2018 - 7:55 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York police department said Monday it's scrapping codes in an internal spreadsheet that denoted Asian personnel with the letter "Y," apparently for "yellow." The Nassau County Police Department said it's immediately changing those notations and the designation...
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FILE- In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis. Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday, July 29 from two police officers in the fatal shooting of Blevins, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. (Anthony Souffle /Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 6:05 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man last month were justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor announced Monday, saying the man was fleeing police and turned toward them with a loaded gun before he was shot. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman...
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FILE- In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis. Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday, July 29 from two police officers in the fatal shooting of Blevins, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. (Anthony Souffle /Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 29, 2018 - 10:07 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. Officers Justin Schmidt...
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Arizona State Trooper Tyler Edenhofer is seen in this undated handout photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Authorities say a male suspect used an Arizona state trooper's gun and fatally shot trooper Edenhofer and wounded another trooper Wednesday night after they responded to reports of someone throwing rocks at vehicles. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 7:14 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A man who fired an Arizona state trooper's gun, killing one trooper and wounding another, has regained consciousness after being placed in a coma, authorities said Friday. Arizona Department of Public Safety officials confirmed that Isaac D. King, 20, was awake and alert at a Phoenix...
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Arizona State Trooper Tyler Edenhofer is seen in this undated handout photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety. Authorities say a male suspect used an Arizona state trooper's gun and fatally shot trooper Edenhofer and wounded another trooper Wednesday night after they responded to reports of someone throwing rocks at vehicles. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP)
July 27, 2018 - 11:37 am
PHOENIX (AP) — A man with a history of mental illness grabbed an Arizona state trooper's gun and killed a rookie in training and wounded another trooper during a fight along an interstate in suburban Phoenix, authorities said Thursday. The shooting occurred after troopers responded to reports late...
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July 27, 2018 - 7:23 am
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Taylor Swift is helping ease the pain of a Massachusetts city mourning the recent loss of a police officer. Weymouth Mayor Robert Hedlund tells The Patriot Ledger that Swift donated "a significant number of tickets" to the town for her shows this weekend in Foxborough, which...
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Authorities investigate the scene where a Milwaukee Police officer was fatally shot near North 28th and West Wright streets, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Milwaukee. A suspect is in custody. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 10:48 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee police chief confirmed Wednesday that an officer died after being shot and that a suspect was in custody. Police Chief Alfonso Morales announced the officer's death at a press briefing. Morales said the officer, a 17-year police veteran, was also a friend of his. The...
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