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June 01, 2018 - 4:40 pm
By TERRY SPENCER , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A judge ruled that a Florida police officer must stand trial for the fatal shooting of a stranded black motorist. Circuit Judge Samantha Schosberg Feuer ruled Friday that fired Palm Beach Gardens officer Nouman Raja isn't protected by...
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(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — A Belgian prison inmate who killed four people while on furlough committed "terrorist murder" and likely intended to cause more harm, prosecutors said Wednesday as authorities searched for possible accomplices and the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bloodshed. The...
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(AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 30, 2018 - 1:30 pm
By DMYTRO VLASOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVA , Associated Press KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian journalist who was reportedly gunned down in Ukraine's capital strolled into a news conference that authorities called Wednesday to discuss the investigation of his death, revealing that the slaying had been...
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(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
May 29, 2018 - 2:55 pm
By LORNE COOK and SYLVAIN PLAZY , Associated Press LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding prison inmate stabbed two female police officers in the Belgian city of Liege, stole their service weapons and shot them and a bystander dead in an attack Tuesday that prosecutors fear could be terror-related...
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May 29, 2018 - 1:15 pm
By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting limits on the ability of police to search vehicles when they do not have a search warrant. The court sided 8-1 Tuesday with a Virginia man who complained that police walked onto his driveway and pulled back a tarp...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 25, 2018 - 12:02 pm
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — An excessive-force lawsuit filed by a Virginia man set afire by an officer's stun gun after a police chase has been settled for $6.5 million. Police officers had pulled the gasoline-soaked man from his wrecked car when the sound of sirens startled him. Officers said Miles...
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(wrva.com)
May 23, 2018 - 2:51 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The family of a Virginia man who was fatally shot by police after he ran naked onto an interstate highway has viewed body-camera footage of the incident. The sister of Marcus-David Peters said the video she watched Wednesday shows her brother was clearly in distress and needed...
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May 23, 2018 - 12:18 pm
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (AP) — Charges have been withdrawn against a police officer in Virginia who was accused of transmitting sexually explicit videos from an arrestee's phone to the officer's personal phone. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that the misdemeanor embezzlement and obstructing...
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New Hampshire State Police
May 22, 2018 - 11:05 am
CANTERBURY, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities have found a body that they believe to be a woman who has been missing for four days, and her son has been arrested in Virginia on a charge of stealing her vehicle. Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said the body was found in Canterbury on Monday...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:45 am
GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and other privacy activists are asking Amazon to stop marketing a powerful facial recognition tool to police. They say law enforcement agencies could use the technology to to easily build a system that would automate...
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