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  • Clinton: 'My heart just broke'

    19 days after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, Hillary Clinton speaks about the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.

  • Missouri governor was 'uninvited' from Michael Brown's funeral

    On Sunday, Nixon's office initially said he planned to attend the service. But on Monday, Nixon's office changed course, saying he would not attend "out of respect for the family" and to give them "time to focus on remembering Michael and grieving their loss."

  • Denver police testing use of body cameras

    DENVER (AP) — Some Denver police officers are using body cameras on patrol as part of a study of their effectiveness, and officials hope to have all 800 patrol officers outfitted with the devices by next year. Officers assigned to the city's busy downtown area began wearing the cameras in June...

  • FBI investigating reports of attacks on US banks

    NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI said Wednesday it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several U.S. financial institutions. A report on Bloomberg.com said Wednesday that the FBI is investigating an incident in which Russian hackers attacked...

  • Another Ferguson? Wait, wrong race, no interest

    Why has there been no media interest in the police shooting of an apparently unarmed suspect in Salt Lake City?

  • Police: Diplomat accused of beating; no charges

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The ambassador of Equatorial Guinea is suspected of beating his daughter with a wooden chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, police said Wednesday. Arlington County Police were called to the diplomatic residence Monday night for the report of a...

  • Report: FBI official used 'poor judgment' in suit

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A former leader of the FBI's Milwaukee field office used "extremely poor judgment" in trying to influence the testimony of a subordinate in a disability discrimination lawsuit, according to a Justice Department inspector general report issued Wednesday. The report concerns a...

  • Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee of a criminal prosecution, let alone a conviction. Federal authorities investigating possible civil rights violations in the Aug. 9 death of...

  • Police identify Rosedale slaying victims

    ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore County Police have identified the two people slain in an apartment in Rosedale. Officers said Tuesday that 39-year-old Charles William Mitter and 26-year-old Tyray Avia Wise were attacked in their apartment early Monday. Mitter was pronounced deceased at the...

  • Man shot dead in Lubbock police confrontation

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Police say a domestic dispute and ensuing threats led to a confrontation between a male suspect and officers culminating in the officers shooting the man dead. Lubbock police identified the dead suspect as 51-year-old Guadalupe Esquivel. The shooting happened at an...

  • U.S. probes Ford Explorer police SUV brake hoses

    DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating a complaint that front brake hoses can fail on some Ford Explorer Police Interceptor SUVs. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the probe covers about 20,000 Explorers from the 2013 model year. Failure can cause...

  • Facts vs. visions

    Statisticians have long warned that correlation is not causation, but they have apparently warned in vain.

  • Fight against militarized police is a culture war worth having

    Asked "whether it's proper to militarize the nation's city police forces," President Obama opined last week that "one of the great things about the United States has been our ability to maintain a distinction between our military and domestic law enforcement."

  • Obama orders review of U.S. arming of police

    President Obama has directed a review of the programs that send surplus military and other supplies and equipment to local law enforcement agencies, a White House spokesman confirmed Saturday.

  • Sweden: 3 protesters injured by mounted police

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — At least three people were seriously injured Saturday when mounted riot police charged demonstrators in southern Sweden, authorities said. Police spokeswoman Ewa-Gun Westford said officers on horseback chased rock-throwing demonstrators who were "causing violent...



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