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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2015 file photo, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a special City Council meeting that he called to discuss a police abuse scandal, in Chicago. The city of Chicago and the U.S. Justice Department have negotiated a draft agreement that calls for an independent monitor to oversee police department reforms, though it is unclear if there will be court oversight at some stage in the future, an official in the administration of Mayor Emanuel said Friday, June 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
June 02, 2017 - 9:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago and the U.S. Justice Department have negotiated a draft agreement that calls for an independent monitor to oversee police department reforms, though it is unclear if there will be court oversight at some stage in the future, an official in the administration of...
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June 02, 2017 - 1:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has ruled the New York Police Department's use of sound cannons could be considered a form of excessive force, and a lawsuit against the department can proceed. Judge Robert Sweet ruled Wednesday there is a "cognizable claim" the plaintiffs' constitutional rights may...
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In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, photo Massachusetts State Police K-9, Maximus, searches a car for drugs with Trooper Brian Bonia, left, during a training session in Revere, Mass. During drug raids, police dogs literally follow their noses to sniff out narcotics, but now the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl could be deadly to the K-9s. Police have a new strategy for protecting their four-legged partners, by carrying Naloxone for their dog, the same drug to reverse heroin overdoses in humans. At right is Mass. State Trooper Brian Cooper. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 01, 2017 - 1:12 am
BOSTON (AP) — Police have started carrying new protection for their K-9 partners: naloxone (nuh-LAHX'-ohn), a drug that has long been used to reverse opioid overdoses in humans. Even a tiny amount of powdered fentanyl can sicken both police officers and dogs who sniff out drugs during raids. Three...
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May 31, 2017 - 7:55 am
NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) — An armed man has been shot and wounded by two police officers in central South Carolina. State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry said the shooting happened early Wednesday in Newberry. Berry said the officers heard gunshots and found a man on a nearby street. Berry...
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May 30, 2017 - 7:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday preliminarily approved a proposed settlement resolving a class action that accuses law enforcement agencies in Louisiana's capital of violating the constitutional rights of protesters who were arrested after a deadly police shooting. Black Lives...
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May 30, 2017 - 1:53 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fired Tuesday for inaccuracies on his job application, while the officer who drove the patrol car the day of the November 2014 shooting was suspended in the case for violating a tactical rule. Cleveland Police Chief...
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May 30, 2017 - 12:23 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the discipline Tuesday against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback related to the shooting of the boy at a...
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Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents' home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in rural Mississippi Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 30, 2017 - 12:27 am
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games. Caleb Edwards, 15, said the man — whom he knows as Corey Godbolt — demanded to know where his cousin's parents where. Jordan Blackwell...
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Christianna May-Kelly, center, is supported by family members as she cries after answering reporters questions outside her parents' home in Brookhaven, Miss., Sunday, May 28, 2017. May-Kelly said her parents and mother were among the people gunned down during a shooting in rural Mississippi Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
May 29, 2017 - 8:12 pm
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games. Caleb Edwards, 15, said the man — whom he knows as Corey Godbolt — demanded to know where his cousin's parents where. Jordan Blackwell...
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May 29, 2017 - 5:11 pm
CARY, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a burglary suspect shot to death by police officers in North Carolina (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A police chief says the officer who shot and killed a burglary suspect in North Carolina told investigators he thought the man fired a gun. Cary Police Chief Tony...
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