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Attorney: John Crawford III shot in back as he talked to girlfriend on cell phone in Walmart

Surveillance video from an Ohio Walmart shows that a man fatally shot by police earlier this month had his back turned to officers and was talking on a cell phone. John Crawford III died Aug. 5 after Beavercreek police responded to calls of an armed man at the store. Crawford was unarmed at the time […]

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Video: St. Paul police allegedly Taser, arrest man for ‘sitting while black’

Video has surfaced of St. Paul, MN police allegedly tasering and arresting a man for “sitting while black.” In a video posted to YouTube, the entire interaction between the unidentified man, who is filming with his cell phone, and police officers takes place. 

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Organization raises $5,000 for cameras for residents to record police interaction

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The WeCopWatch organization has raised close to $5,000 for cameras to give to residents in light of the events happening in Ferguson, Missouri.  The fundraising efforts comes in response to strained relations with police and citizens in California and throughout the country. 

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Family of unarmed man killed by police in Chicago seeks justice

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  The family of a man who was fatally shot by a  member of the Chicago Police Department is seeking justice. 28-year-old Marlon Horton was shot during a confrontation with an off-duty cop at a CHA building. 

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Mom, four kids pulled over by cops at gunpoint on accident

A Texas mother of four says she was mistakenly pulled over and handcuffed at gunpoint by police as her children watched from the car. Forney Police say they were responding to a report of a driver waving a gun out of a window and thought the woman’s car was the one they were looking for.

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Ferguson police stand by decision to leave Michael Brown’s body in street for 4 hours

Michael Brown’s body lay exposed for community members and residents to see after he died from bullet wounds released by Officer Darren Wilson on Aug. 9. And St. Louis County police officers are defending their choice to leave the body of the unarmed 18-year-old teen who was shot by the police officer out in the […]

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Update: Ray Allen to press charges on youth involved in home invasion

The seven teenagers who allegedly entered NBA player Ray Allen’s home while his wife and children were sleeping have been charged with trespassing.

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Raw video: police attempt to stop onlookers from recording arrests

Raw video footage of what appears to be St. Petersburg police officers assaulting a family for recording them as they make arrests in front of their home has gone viral. The family reached out to local media and shared the dramatic footage last month. 

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Autopsy: death of handcuffed man shot in chest ruled suicide

A Louisiana man shot and killed himself in March while in custody in the backseat of a squad car, according to the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office. Victor White III, who was handcuffed at his time of death, sustained a bullet wound to the chest. 

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Michael Brown incident report made public, police took 10 days to review it

Nearly two weeks after the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, officials have now made the police report on the incident public. They took ten days to review and approve the document, which doesn’t contain many details.

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