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  • Lawsuit says police altered video in West Virginia shooting

    (Reuters) - Police in a West Virginia city altered video evidence in the death of a mentally ill black man who was shot and killed last year during a confrontation with officers, a lawyer for the victim's family said on Thursday. Sherman L. Lambert Sr.,...
  • Felon with gun fatally shot by deputies, sheriff says

    Felon with gun fatally shot by deputies, sheriff says
    Orange County SWAT deputies fatally shot a suspect on Friday morning while attempting to search an apartment off Orange Blossom Trail as part of a narcotics investigation, the Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff's Jerry Demings said the gunfire occurred...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • We must fix the criminal justice system

    The following editorial appeared in the Detroit Free Press on Friday, Aug. 29: Weeks of protests in Ferguson, Mo., started because of a police officer killing unarmed teenager Michael Brown. But at its heart, the protests were about the ways our...
  • U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting

    U.N. racism watchdog urges U.S. to stop police brutality after Ferguson shooting
    The U.N. racism watchdog urged the United States on Friday to halt the excessive use of force by police after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman touched off riots in Ferguson, Missouri.  Minorities, particularly...
  • Police detain woman in fatal Rossmoor shooting

    Police detain woman in fatal Rossmoor shooting
    Orange County investigators said they have detained a suspect in the fatal shooting of a woman at a home in Rossmoor on Thursday afternoon. Deputies detained the unidentified woman at the residence where the shooting occurred about 4:20 p.m. in the...
  • Police commander's tough tactics brought respect -- and lawsuits

    Police commander's tough tactics brought respect -- and lawsuits
    When Chicago police rolled up last summer on a Woodlawn block in response to complaints of a loud outdoor party, leading the charge was Glenn Evans, then the top commander of that South Side police district. It was about 11:30 p.m. on a weeknight, so...
  • 2014 Hampton Roads homicides

    CHESAPEAKE Feb. 9—Stacey Velder (40, Chesapeake) was found dead in her home in the 1400 block of Foxton Street. Police have not revealed how she died but upgraded her death to a homicide following the results of an autopsy. Police have a person of...
  • LAPD releases names of officers who shot mentally ill South L.A. man

    LAPD releases names of officers who shot mentally ill South L.A. man
    More than two weeks after the police shooting of a mentally ill man in South Los Angeles, LAPD officials on Thursday released the names of the two officers involved in the deadly incident. The department identified the officers who shot Ezell Ford Jr....
  • No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by nine-year-old girl

    No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting by nine-year-old girl
    WHITE HILLS Ariz. (Reuters) - County law enforcement officials in Arizona said on Thursday no criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi, adding it was "being...
  • Man charged in shooting, string of robberies in Southeast Baltimore

    Man charged in shooting, string of robberies in Southeast Baltimore
    Baltimore Police charged a man in connection with a recent string of robberies in the Southeastern District, one of which resulted in a man's being shot. Police said Najee Gray-Johnson, 20, was arrested on Aug. 22 for an armed robbery in the 200 block of...