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  1. police shootings
    Fatal Shooting of Black Man by Police Sparks Protests in L.A.Carnell Snell was the third black man killed by police in Southern California in the last five days.
  2. police shootings
    El Cajon Police: Black Man Pointed Vaping Device Before Fatal ShootingHundreds protested the shooting of Alfred Olango.
  3. police shootings
    El Cajon, California, Police Fatally Shoot Black Man Said to Be Mentally IllThey said he pointed an object at officers and assumed a “shooting stance,” but it was not a gun.
  4. police shootings
    Protests in Charlotte Continue for 6th NightProtestors want police to release the full footage of Tuesday’s shooting.
  5. charlotte
    Charlotte Police Release Videos of the Shooting of Keith Lamont ScottActivists and Scott’s family believe the videos raise more questions than they answer, and the protests continue on.
  6. Keith Scott’s Family Releases Cell-Phone Video of Police Shooting“Don’t shoot him. Don’t shoot him.”
  7. police shootings
    Man Wounded in Protests Dies As Charlotte Demonstrations ContinueThe city has enacted a curfew though Thursday’s rallies were more peaceful.
  8. police shootings
    Keith Scott’s Family Views Videos of His Final Moments, Calls for Their ReleaseBoth sides say it’s unclear from the footage what Scott had in his hands when he was shot by police.
  9. Donald Trump Suggests Charlotte Protests Are Fueled by ‘Drugs’The protesters in Charlotte say they are outraged by police brutality. But the GOP nominee is pretty sure they’re just hopped up on “drugs.”
  10. police shootings
    One Person Shot During Protest of Charlotte Police ShootingThe governor of North Carolina has declared a state of emergency.
  11. police shootings
    Protests Erupt After Police Fatally Shoot Black Man in Charlotte, North CarolinaPolice say the man was armed, but witnesses claim he was reading a book in his car.
  12. police shootings
    Video Shows Fatal Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Man in OklahomaNew footage shows Terence Crutcher had his hands up before he was shot.
  13. Another NFL Player Kneels for National Anthem Ahead of League’s Opening WeekendWill players continue their protests on the anniversary of 9/11?
  14. Milwaukee
    One Shot, Officers Injured in Second Night of Milwaukee Police Shooting ProtestThe unrest came after police shot and killed an armed black man on Saturday afternoon.
  15. Virginia Police Officer Convicted in Shooting Death of Black TeenagerA jury found Stephen Rankin guilty of voluntary manslaughter.
  16. Bill Bratton: Black Lives Matter Protesters’ Focus on Police Is ‘Bigotry’ On Monday, Bill de Blasio defended the Black Lives Matter movement, while his police commissioner argued its “narrow focus” on police killings was “a different kind of bigotry.”
  17. Study Finds Racial Bias in Police Use of Force — But Not in ShootingsDuring encounters with police, African-Americans are more likely than whites to be touched, pushed, and pepper-sprayed — but they’re no more likely to be shot, a Harvard study finds.
  18. philando castile
    Cop’s Lawyer: Castile Shot Due to Gun, Not Race“This heartbreaking incident had nothing to do with race. It had to do with the presence of a gun.”
  19. What Has Changed Since Ferguson?Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are a reminder of what hasn’t changed in the two years since the shooting death of Michael Brown. Here’s what has.
  20. Reaction From Right to Dallas Massacre: Trump Is Measured; Others Not So Much“Civil war” hysteria breaks out in some conservative quarters after massacre of police in Dallas, but so far Donald Trump’s being remarkably restrained.
  21. M.N. Gov Wants Fed Probe Into Castile ShootingAnd more new details about the shooting. 
  22. police shootings
    Woman Livestreams Aftermath of Minnesota Black Man’s Fatal Shooting by PoliceShe says he was shot after telling the officer that he had a firearm, and a conceal-and-carry permit.
  23. black lives matter
    Alton Sterling Police Shooting Sparks ProtestVideo showing police shooting Sterling while he was on the ground sparked protests. 
  24. San Francisco Police Chief Resigns After 3rd Fatal Police Shooting in 6 MonthsPolice Chief Greg Suhr stepped down at the mayor’s request.
  25. awful things
    Virginia State Trooper Shot and Killed at Richmond Greyhound StationThe gunman was also killed.
  26. chicago
    Chicago Prosecutor Anita Alvarez OustedHer challenger won by a landslide.
  27. crimes and misdeamnors
    Maryland Police Officer Shot and Killed in Unprovoked AttackTwo suspects are in custody.
  28. Texas Cop Shoots and Kills Naked 18-Year-OldCould he have been any more unarmed?
  29. democratic debate
    Bernie Sanders Calls for Automatic Federal Review of Police-Related DeathsThe Justice Department currently only investigates them on a case-by-case basis.
  30. Philadelphia Gunman Who Opened Fire on Cop Was Inspired by ISISAmazingly, the officer survived.
  31. police shootings
    Grand Jury Decides Not to Indict Ohio Officers in Tamir Rice CaseThe 12-year-old boy was killed by a police officer in 2014.
  32. Chicago Police Fatally Shoot College Student, Mother of 5Nineteen-year-old Quintonio Legrier was reportedly threatening his father with a baseball bat when police arrived on scene.
  33. chicago
    Despite Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Apology, Chicago Lawmakers Introduce Recall BillCalls for his ouster are intensifying, but ejecting him may prove difficult.
  34. police shootings
    Justice Department Investigating Chicago Police’s Use of ForceAfter the shooting of Laquan McDonald, the Feds want to know how widespread problems might be. 
  35. crimes and misdemeanors
    Video: San Francisco Police Fatally Shoot Stabbing SuspectA bystander video was posted on Instagram.
  36. police shootings
    Protests Erupt in Chicago Over Video of Cop Fatally Shooting Black Teen Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder on Tuesday.
  37. 5 Black Lives Matter Protesters Shot in MinneapolisProtesters say it wasn’t the first time that “white supremacists” showed up at their encampment, but this time they opened fire.
  38. police shootings
    Police Consultant: Shooting of Tamir Rice Was ‘Objectively Reasonable’W. Ken Katsaris says labeling the officers’ conduct otherwise would “compound the tragedy.”
  39. ‘Slain’ Illinois Cop Tried to Order HitThe cop allegedly asked a gang member to kill an administrator who knew he’d been stealing from a local youth program.
  40. police shootings
    Investigators: Officer’s Shooting of Tamir Rice Was JustifiedTwo outside experts have cleared the Cleveland officers in the death of the 12-year-old, but a grand jury will still be consulted.
  41. police shootings
    Unarmed Black Teen Killed by Police at Texas Car DealershipChristian Taylor, 19, was a college football player at Angelo State University.
  42. crimes and misdemeanors
    Samuel DuBose Shooting: Ex-Officer Posts Bail, Leaves JailRay Tensing’s bond was set at $1 million after he pleaded not guilty.
  43. cleveland
    71 Arrested During Last Night’s Protests Over Cleveland Cop’s AcquittalHundreds of protesters had taken to the streets in response to yesterday’s acquittal of a white cop charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black couple. More protests are planned.
  44. police shootings
    Cleveland Cop Acquitted of Manslaughter in Deaths of Unarmed Black CoupleHe had fired 49 times at their car, including at least 15 shots at close range.
  45. very sad and scary things
    ‘F*ck Your Breath,’ Says Cop to Man Who Was ShotAnother horrifying police shooting caught on tape.
  46. Man Who Recorded Walter Scott Shooting: ‘I’m Still Scared.’“I thought about erasing the video and just getting out of the community, you know Charleston, and living some place else.”
  47. NYPD Considering New Effort to Investigate Police-Involved ShootingsIt would be modeled on a similar unit started by Bill Bratton in L.A.
  48. new york’s finest
    Grand Jury to Consider Charges Against Cop Who Shot Akai GurleyThe 28-year-old’s funeral is scheduled for Saturday.
  49. police shootings
    Utah Autopsy Confirms Black Man Shot in the BackDarrien Hunt, 22, had a small steel sword, and may have been acting as an anime character.
  50. ferguson
    Michael Brown Autopsy Shows Close-Range ShotThat “does support that there was a significant altercation at the car,” according to one expert.
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