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Jeff Katz
September 12, 2019 - 4:44 pm
According to a report from NBC 12, the U.S. Attorney spent the day in Petersburg on Wednesday visiting different high crime areas after the police chief called on federal law enforcement for more help in controlling crime. This comes on the heels of a very violent stretch for Petersburg in the last...
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Jeff Katz
September 12, 2019 - 3:55 pm
In just one day, 15 people were shot, two fatally, in the city of Chicago, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The shootings reportedly started around 12:45 a.m. on Tuesday and resulted in the death of a 27-year-old. In less than an hour, the second shooting occurred and claimed the life of an 18-year-...
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September 04, 2019 - 5:54 pm
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett's attorneys have filed a motion arguing that the actor should not have to pay Chicago $130,000 for a police investigation into what he claimed was a racist and homophobic attack, because he couldn't have known how much time and money the...
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August 28, 2019 - 3:16 pm
By MARK STEVENSON Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — An attack on a bar in Mexico's Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 26 people and injured about a dozen, officials said Wednesday, and they said it was apparently overseen by a man who had been recently arrested but released. "The criminals...
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Jeff Katz
August 21, 2019 - 1:49 pm
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) went at it with the Detroit Police Department on Twitter over the use of facial recognition software, which she called "bulls**t." . @detroitpolice You should probably rethink this whole facial recognition bulls**t. https://t.co/ZvHEEQxzWB — Rashida Tlaib (@RashidaTlaib)...
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August 09, 2019 - 4:12 pm
By CEDAR ATTANASIO, JAKE BLEIBERG and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The man accused of carrying out last weekend's deadly mass shooting at a Walmart in the Texas border city of El Paso confessed to officers while he was surrendering and later explained that he had been...
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August 07, 2019 - 4:48 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Fox Entertainment chief Charlie Collier says Jussie Smollett won't be back on "Empire." Collier, speaking to TV critics Wednesday, affirmed series co-creator Lee Daniels' decision to drop Smollett from the drama's upcoming final season. Daniels had initially supported...
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January 29, 2019 - 2:39 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (WRVA) - THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE AND VIRGINIA MISSING CHILDRENS CLEARINGHOUSE HAVE ISSUED AN ENDANGERED MISSING CHILD MEDIA ALERT ON BEHALF OF THE CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT ON TUESADY (01/29/2019) AT 11:10 AM. THE CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS LOOKING FOR DANIEL...
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January 29, 2019 - 1:20 pm
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Roger Stone, a longtime adviser and confidant of President Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony charges in the Russia investigation after a publicity-filled few days spent slamming the probe as politically motivated. The...
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January 29, 2019 - 1:07 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A Virginia police chief says one of his officers accidentally shot a person inside a home while firing at an armed suspect on the street. News outlets cite a release from Virginia Beach Police Chief Jim Cervera, who says both people suffered non-life-threatening wounds on...
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