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  • LAPD shooting tests South L.A.'s fragile goodwill toward department

    LAPD shooting tests South L.A.'s fragile goodwill toward department
    Los Angeles police Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger sat with increasing unease at a church in South Los Angeles as residents rose one at a time to berate his department. The meeting had been called to reassure locals about the way the LAPD and other...
  • Amid outcry over police shootings, departments weighing cop cameras

    Amid outcry over police shootings, departments weighing cop cameras
    It was a police shooting that initially triggered a public outcry similar to the recent confrontations in Ferguson, Mo. In 2011, police in the small community of Rialto in San Bernardino County shot and wounded a man who witnesses later protested was...
  • Suspect in Valley shootings described by police as a 'serial killer'

    A Sylmar man described by police as a “serial killer” was charged with murder and attempted murder Tuesday and is believed to be responsible for five days of shootings that killed four people and wounded several others, authorities said....
  • Suspected Los Angeles serial killer ordered held without bond

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A suspected serial killer linked to a spate of apparently random Los Angeles-area shootings, four of them fatal, made his first court appearance on Wednesday and was ordered held without bond until an arraignment set for next...
  • St. Louis community looks at long-lasting responses to Michael Brown shooting

    ST. LOUIS Marches, protests and prayer vigils have been a constant in the St. Louis region for more than two weeks, and as a grand jury pores over evidence in the Michael Brown killing, similar actions are expected to continue. But other responses to the...
  • 'Cops' Crew Member Dies After Shooting

    Bryce Dion, a crew member for Spike's "Cops," died this morning after a shooting Tuesday night in Omaha. Officers were responding to an armed robbery in progress at a Wendy's restaurant, according to a statement by Omaha Police deputy chief Dave Baker,...
  • Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn

    Stun guns not a cure-all for police shootings, experts warn
    Lethal police shootings in Ferguson, Mo., and St. Louis this month, and a chokehold death in New York City in July, have been met with a question: Why didn't the officers use a Taser? Although the use of stun guns has become prevalent in police...
  • Sharpton calls for change at Michael Brown's funeral

    ST. LOUIS Hundreds of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday morning for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death Aug. 9 by a police officer began nearly two weeks of unrest in Ferguson, Mo. The service began a bit after 10:...
  • Son found dead at New Jersey home of man who killed wife at hospital: police

    (Reuters) - A southern New Jersey man shot and killed his wife in her hospital room on Wednesday before shooting and critically wounding himself, authorities said, adding the body of their son was found at their home shortly afterward. Raymond...
  • Calm restored, police scaling back in Ferguson, Mo.

    More than two weeks after the police shooting of an unarmed black man sparked protests and looting in Ferguson, Mo., outside police agencies brought in to resolve the crisis announced Wednesday that they have restored the peace and have started scaling...
  • Border Patrol sued in fatal shooting of man in Mexico

    The family of a Mexican man who was shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents two years ago has filed a civil rights lawsuit alleging that the agency sanctioned an unbridled use of deadly force in response to rock throwing. The suit, filed...