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Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson misses court dates

The police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri has not showed up to several criminal cases. It is now being reported that a total of six criminal cases have been dismissed due to Wilson not showing up to court to testify. 

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Autopsy: Vonderrit Myers shot 6 times from behind

An independent autopsy has revealed that 18-year-old Vonderrit Myers was shot a total of eight times, with six of the bullets entering his body from behind. Dr. Cyril Wecht, a forensic pathologist who investigated the deaths of John F. Kennedy, Elvis Presley and JonBenet Ramsey, conducted the examination at the request of Myers’ family. Welcht […]

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World Health Organization declares Nigeria Ebola-free

The World Health Organization has declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus after a determined doctor and thousands of officials helped end the outbreak that is still wreaking havoc on other parts of West Africa. 

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Involuntary manslaughter charge dropped against cop who killed 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones

  The involuntary manslaughter charge against a Detroit police officer who mistakenly killed a 7-year-old girl during a raid was dropped by a judge on Friday. 

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Family of woman who died in Missouri jail cell demands answers

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The family of a Missouri woman who died while in police custody at the Pagedale city jail is demanding answers. Kimberlee Randale-King, 21, was arrested for traffic warrants last month. 

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Justice for John Crawford: jury determines officers were ‘justified’ in Walmart killing

A special grand jury has decided not to indict the officers involved in the fatal shooting of John Crawford III in a southwest Ohio Walmart. The Greene County grand jury determined the Beavercreek police officers were justified in shooting Crawford on Aug. 5. 

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Deputies who killed homeless preacher on trial for murder

Five Denver sheriff’s deputies are on trial for the murder of a homeless street preacher who died during an altercation with the officers in 2010. The trial comes amid calls for a federal investigation of the department over other high-profile abuse cases. 

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Wrongfully convicted man gets statue in Texas

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A Texas man who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to 25 years in prison, where he eventually died, has been honored with a statue. Time Cole spent 13 years in prison after being accused of rape. 

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Report: Law enforcement in Los Angeles kill about one person a week

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According to a report released by the Los Angeles Youth Justice Coalition, law enforcement in the city kill on average about one person a week. Since 2000, nearly 600 people, many of them young black and Latino men, have lost their lives at the hands of police. 

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Trial set for cop who fatally shot Rekia Boyd

A trial has been set for a Chicago police detective who fatally shot an unarmed woman in 2012. Dante Servin has been indicted on criminal charges that he recklessly opened fire at a group of people while off-duty. He said that he feared for his life after he saw a man point a gun at […]

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