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14-year-old arrested, allegedly tossed through glass window

A Bronx family is demanding answers after 14-year-old Javier Payne was shoved through a glass window during an encounter with police. The teen ended up in Jacobi Medical Center’s intensive care unit as a result of the incident. 

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Black, Hispanic students arrested after race-based fight

Police arrested six students at Streamwood High School on Tuesday, after a race-related fight broke out among them. No one was seriously injured, but one student did have a bloody lip. 

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Mothers of children killed by cops call for closer look at death of Ramarley Graham

In 2012, 18-year-old Ramarley Graham was shot and killed by NYPD officer Richard Haste inside of his home in the Bronx. He was unarmed, and the officer was not indicted. This past Friday, mothers who lost children to police gathered for a Mother’s Day Rally urging the Justice Department to take a closer look at […]

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Committee reviews arrest of 9-year-old girl in Portland

The arrest of a 9-year-old girl in Portland last year has prompted a committee to review the case. The girl was handcuffed and taken to a police station without a parent or guardian after being questioned by police about a fight. 

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93-year-old woman shot dead by police

A 93-year-old woman was shot to death by a Texas police officer on Tuesday evening. According to the Robertson County District Attorney’s Office, police responded to a 911 call about a lady waving a gun around. 

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Video: four Berkeley cops deployed, black man arrested for jaywalking

A video showing an altercation between at least four members of the Berkeley Police and a group of black men and women is making its way around the internet. The 7 minute video shows police detaining a man for what appears to be jaywalking. Tensions escalate, and and another young lady who the recorder refers […]

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Woman says she was assaulted by BART officers on train

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Nubia Bowe says a train ride home on the BART March 21 was the worse night of her life.  The night ended with her being accused by police of intimidating a witness and her friends being handcuffed for dancing on the Los Angeles train system. The teen now faces four misdemeanors and was kicked out […]

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14-year-old girl charged with murder of peer over alleged Facebook dispute

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A 14-year-old girl was charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Endia Martin, 14 on Chicago’s south side. Two others may face charges, according to the Chicago Police Department. 

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Lawsuit: police shot unarmed man in back

An off-duty San Antonio police officer shot an unarmed black man to death as he walked away from a restaurant drive-through. In court, parents of Marquis Jones, 23, sued the city, Officer Robert Encina, Quinonez Foodservice, Chacho’s 8614 Perrin Beitel Ltd. and John Burke, president of Quinonez and Chacho’s. 

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Lawsuit: NYPD accused of excessive force that left dead teen quadriplegic

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  The mother of a New York teen who was left quadriplegic after an encounter with New York City police says that excessive force led to her son’s condition. Karen Fludd’s 17-year-old Deion Fludd eventually succumbed to injuries sustained from the incident. 

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