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FILE- In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, Michael Slager, at right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection from the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial in Charleston, S.C. Slager, a former South Carolina police officer wants a judge to throw out the key piece of evidence against him in the 2015 shooting death of unarmed black motorist Walter Scott: a bystander's cellphone video of the killing that was viewed millions of times. That’s one of the things Slager will be seeking to do when he’s in court Friday, March 17, 2017, for a hearing ahead of his federal civil rights trial. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
March 17, 2017 - 11:00 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jurors mulling federal civil rights charges against a white South Carolina police officer will see a key piece of evidence in his upcoming trial in the shooting death of a black motorist. A federal judge ruled Friday prosecutors can show jurors video of former North...
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March 17, 2017 - 6:18 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former South Carolina police officer wants a judge to throw out the key piece of evidence against him in the 2015 shooting death of an unarmed black motorist: a bystander's cellphone video of the killing that was viewed millions of times. That's one of the things...
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March 16, 2017 - 10:38 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys for the former South Carolina police officer facing a federal civil rights trial in a motorist's shooting death are seeking to limit what prosecutors can tell jurors. Court documents filed Wednesday show attorneys for Michael Slager want a judge to limit...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks to law enforcement officers in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 15, 2017 - 3:46 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Justice Department will encourage cities to revive decades-old strategies to fight violent crime, focusing on sending certain gun crimes to federal court, where they carry longer sentences in far-away prisons, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday. Sessions...
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In this Friday, March 10, 2017, photo, Oakland police detectives and FBI agents work together in the offices of the Oakland Safe Streets Task Force in Oakland, Calif. Standing at left is Oakland homicide detective Jason Turner. The federal government already plays a big role in fighting violent crime in cities, through grants and partnerships. Ten FBI agents now share an office with Oakland detectives, offering help gathering evidence, collecting DNA, chasing leads and bringing federal prosecutions that carry longer sentences in far-away prisons. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
March 14, 2017 - 3:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is promising his Justice Department will lead the charge in helping cities fight violent crime, and police chiefs are ready with their wish-lists. More technology to trace guns after shootings. More grant money. More intelligence analysts to help...
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March 13, 2017 - 1:47 pm
PENN STATE ABUSE 2 Penn St. ex-administrators plead guilty in abuse case HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Two former Penn State University administrators have pleaded guilty in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case, more than five years after the scandal broke. Ex-Athletic Director Tim Curley and former...
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March 12, 2017 - 5:00 am
SEVERE WEATHER Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston NEW YORK (AP) — Winter isn't finished with the Northeast yet. A powerful storm with high winds and up to a foot of snow is expected to hit the region next week. The National Weather Service said Saturday there's a blizzard watch...
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March 12, 2017 - 4:03 am
SEVERE WEATHER Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston NEW YORK (AP) — Winter isn't finished with the Northeast yet. A powerful storm with high winds and up to a foot of snow is expected to hit the region next week. The National Weather Service said Saturday there's a blizzard watch...
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March 12, 2017 - 3:13 am
SEVERE WEATHER Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston NEW YORK (AP) — Winter isn't finished with the Northeast yet. A powerful storm with high winds and up to a foot of snow is expected to hit the region next week. The National Weather Service said Saturday there's a blizzard watch...
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March 12, 2017 - 12:44 am
SEVERE WEATHER Storm to hit Northeast; blizzard watch for NYC, Boston NEW YORK (AP) — Winter isn't finished with the Northeast yet. A powerful storm with high winds and up to a foot of snow is expected to hit the region next week. The National Weather Service said Saturday there's a blizzard watch...
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