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This photo provided by the family of Michael Dean, shows Dean with his daughter Te'yana. Dean was killed Dec. 2, 2019, in Temple, Texas, located 70 miles northeast of Austin. Dallas attorney Lee Merritt, who is representing Dean’s family, told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Dec.11, 2019, that the silence from authorities is “completely unfair and particularly cruel" to Dean's family. (Courtesy from Michael Dean Family via AP)
December 19, 2019 - 1:10 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A small Texas police department's silence about what prompted an officer to fatally shoot a man in the head nearly three weeks ago deviates from how some other recent police shootings in the state were handled, and law enforcement experts warn it risks stirring public mistrust...
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Marian Kocner the suspected mastermind in the slaying of an investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova , who were shot dead in their home on Feb. 21, 2018, is escorted by armed police officers from a courtroom after a trial session in Pezinok, Slovakia, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Four people went on trial in Slovakia on Thursday over the alleged contract killing of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, a crime that shocked the country and led a government to fall, with the suspects, which include a Slovak businessman accused of masterminding the double slaying and the alleged hired assassin, appearing in court in a town near the capital of Bratislava. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
December 19, 2019 - 6:49 am
PEZINOK, Slovakia (AP) — Four people went on trial in Slovakia on Thursday over the alleged contract killing of an investigative journalist and his fiancee, a crime that shocked the country and led a government to fall. The suspects appearing in court in a town near the capital of Bratislava...
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December 19, 2019 - 3:49 am
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — County prosecutors are seeking charges against two U.S. Park Police officers who killed an unarmed motorist after a chase on a northern Virginia highway two years ago. The move by Fairfax County prosecutors comes about a month after the D.C. U.S. Attorney’s Office announced...
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Police closed two westbound lanes of 10th Avenue South Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, after a triple homicide at the Emerald City Casino in Great Falls, Mont. (Traci Rosenbaum/The Great Falls Tribune via AP)
December 18, 2019 - 12:49 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The person fatally shot by Montana authorities during their search for the suspect in a casino shooting that left three people dead was a 41-year-old man, a coroner said Wednesday. Ricky Lee Gardipee was shot by deputy U.S. marshals early Tuesday in the city of Great Falls...
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December 17, 2019 - 3:08 pm
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — An overnight shooting Tuesday at a Montana casino left three people dead and another person injured and the suspect was later tracked down and killed by police, officials said. The shooting happened about 2 a.m. at the Emerald City Casino in Great Falls, along one of the...
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The wife of Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, Laura Seals, center, receives an American flag during his funeral in Jersey City, N.J., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. The 40-year-old married father of five was killed in a confrontation a week ago with two attackers who then drove to a kosher market and killed three people inside before dying in a lengthy shootout with police. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 17, 2019 - 2:04 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — As rain poured down Tuesday, thousands of police officers lined the streets of Jersey City to honor a detective killed last week in what officials are calling a domestic terrorism attack that also left three other civilians dead. Joseph Seals, a 40-year-old married father...
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People pause and place a candle at a make-shift memorial for Tessa Majors inside the Barnard campus, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in New York. Majors, a 18-year-old Barnard College freshman from Virginia, was fatally stabbed in a park near the school's campus in New York City. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
December 16, 2019 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Barnard College freshman who was fatally stabbed last week in a park near the school's New York City campus died from wounds to the torso, the city's medical examiner said Monday. Police said as many as three youths confronted 18-year-old Tessa Majors as she walked in Manhattan’s...
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FILE - In this April, 10, 2018, file photo, Police Chief Brandon del Pozo speaks during a news conference in Burlington , Vt., The chief told The Associated Press on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, that he used an anonymous Twitter account in July to troll a government critic, and that he took six weeks of medical leave to seek mental health treatment after telling his story to the mayor. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
December 13, 2019 - 4:45 pm
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The police chief in Vermont's largest city used an anonymous Twitter account to troll a government critic, he admitted this week. Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo said that he took six weeks of medical leave to seek mental health treatment after telling his story to...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 photo, Mike Carpenter, uncle of Greg Longenecker, pauses as he is interviewed by The Associated Press in Reading, Pa. A federal lawsuit accuses Pennsylvania State Police of gross recklessness for using a bulldozer to chase and inadvertently run over and kill Longenecker, who had fled after being caught growing marijuana on public land. An amended complaint, filed Thursday, Dec. 12 quotes a state police helicopter pilot as expressing shock that a police colleague was using the bulldozer to look for Longenecker, who was hiding in thick brush. Cpl. Edward Stefanides said the bulldozer appeared to be “coming in blind” and that he tried to tell its operator to stop. (AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File)
December 13, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The family of a marijuana suspect who wound up dead under the treads of a bulldozer commandeered by Pennsylvania State Police has filed an amended lawsuit that raises new questions about the agency's tactics. The family is suing state police, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and others. The suit...
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FILE- In this Dec. 4, 2019 photo, gallery owner Emmanuel Perrotin poses next to Italian artist Maurizio Cattlelan's "Comedian" at the Art Basel exhibition in Miami Beach, Fla. The work sold for $120,000. A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall say they acknowledge the absurdity of the artwork, but believe it will become an icon and plan to gift it to a museum. (Siobhan Morrissey via AP)
December 13, 2019 - 9:47 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's much-maligned police force has slipped on a banana peel by trying to make light of its liberal use of tear gas during the territory's protest movement. Mimicking an artist who duct-taped a banana to a wall, the force tweeted a photo of a canister similarly taped, with...
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