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Six killed while being transported by smuggling ring

...Officials say the vehicle was packed with the three smuggling ring members and 13 people who were in the country illegally.City police Chief Clinton Wooldridge says officers tried to stop the SUV for a traffic violation in Edna, 90 miles southwest of...
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Officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting

...his life," according to Mathews.Tensing fired once, striking DuBose in the head."This officer was wrong," city police Chief Jeffrey Blackwell said Wednesday, adding that officers "have to be held accountable" when they're in the...
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Rage abates in Baltimore as officers charged

...brutality, misconduct, racism and corruption, let me be clear," she said, "there is no place in the Baltimore City Police Department for you."Rashawn Ray, a sociologist at the University of Maryland, said the murder and manslaughter...
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Lawyer defends action of officer fired after fatal shooting of teen

...consequences that produced an unrecoverable outcome."Miller joined the police department in September and graduated from the city police academy earlier this year. Police said Miller cannot appeal his firing because he was a probationary employee.He...
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Chief regains control of Ferguson protests

...the county's initial response was criticized as too heavy handed. Belmar and St. Louis city Police Chief Sam Dotson assisted.St. Louis city police have not been involved in security so far this year. Johnson has assisted, but Belmar was...
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Juneau police pedal to bike school

...their shift.Chief Johnson, who patrolled by bike for about four years as an officer and supervisor for the Salt Lake City Police Department before coming to Juneau two years ago, said there's many reasons why patrolling on bicycle can be preferable...
Baby improving after 14 hours in overturned car

SALT LAKE CITY - Police responding to a report from a fisherman about an overturned car in an icy Utah river were stunned to discover an 18-month-old...
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Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...human shields."Israeli artillery shells slammed into two high-rise office buildings Sunday in downtown Gaza City, police and witnesses said. Al-Kidra said more than 50 Palestinians were killed, including 10 members of one family in...
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Troopers continue to investigate Homer fatality

...occurred until after troopers had arrived."Three troopers were there, the ambulance had gotten there just then and city police were right there, too," said Morris. "Basically, Homer Police Department was keeping people out of the way...
Fairbanks assigns officer to downtown foot patrol after safety complaints

...the Community Service Patrol, which provides protective custody to inebriates. The service is contracted out to save city police and fire departments the time-consuming job of responding. Since April, the service has been expanded from downtown...


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