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People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. The nationalists were holding the rally to protest plans by the city of Charlottesville to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. There were several hundred protesters marching in a long line when the car drove into a group of them. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP)
August 14, 2017 - 9:14 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police department is investigating a Facebook comment by an officer who wrote "Hahahaha love this" in response to a story about a car crashing into counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring...
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August 14, 2017 - 8:55 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police department is investigating a Facebook comment by an officer who wrote "Hahahaha love this" in response to a story about a car crashing into counter-protesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one person and injuring...
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August 14, 2017 - 6:09 am
CLARKESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a carjacking suspect during a traffic stop in Georgia. Habersham County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mike Wurtz tells local news outlets that a deputy pulled over a silver Ford Explorer on Sunday afternoon that matched the...
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August 13, 2017 - 10:35 am
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio sheriff's office is auctioning off a nearly century-old machine gun to help pay for new weapons for deputies. The Dover-New Philadelphia Times Reporter reports ( http://bit.ly/2us3bJ2 ) that an expert has estimated the Thompson Model 1921's value at $...
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Opposition leader Raila Odinga raises his arm as he addresses his supporters in the Nairobi's Kibera area, Sunday Aug. 13, 2017. Addressing the crowds, Odinga condemned police killings of rioters during protests after the country's disputed election and urged supporters to skip work Monday. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 13, 2017 - 9:08 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenya following its elections (all times local): 4:00 p.m. The Kenyan police force is denying a report by a Kenyan human rights group that its officers have killed 24 people in election violence since Tuesday's vote. The National Police Service said on Facebook...
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August 12, 2017 - 7:07 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer slain during a traffic stop was eulogized Saturday as an optimistic man who always prized law enforcement, with the state's governor pressing mourners to appreciate the perils of police in a culture "too quick to condemn" them. "My brother's dream...
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August 12, 2017 - 1:46 pm
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A frustrated police chief in North Carolina has a message for gun owners: Stop leaving your weapons in unlocked vehicles. Wilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous held a news conference Friday to tell gun owners their carelessness is aiding local crime. He says more than 30...
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August 11, 2017 - 8:53 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The father of an Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer says at her public memorial service that "you have stolen our daughter and...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on memorial for Australian woman shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Mourners wearing heart-shaped stickers have gathered at a lakefront stage to remember an Australian woman shot and killed by a police officer responding to her...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:10 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An SUV fleeing from U.S. Border Patrol agents smashed through a guardrail and hurtled into a ravine off a San Diego freeway, killing three of the vehicle's occupants and seriously injuring a fourth, authorities said Friday. The chase started after two agents on routine patrol ran...
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