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Miami-area Police chief resigns after racial profiling charges surface

Miami Gardens Police Chief Matthew Boyd resigned Wednesday after allegations that officers in his department systematically harassed, intimidated and racial profiled citizens. Boyd has denied the allegations which were brought to light two weeks ago after surveillance video footage captured by a convenience store clerk showed police unjustly stopping innocent black men. The Quickstop owner […]

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Study: Social network activity can predict likelihood of gun violence

According to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health, a person’s social network can predict if a person will become a victim of gun violence in Chicago. Race and poverty also provides clues to the likelihood, but researchers didn’t find them to be as significant.

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Gun violence in movies doubles since 1950

Despite numbers not being as high as they were a decade ago, gun violence remains to be a key issue in urban cities. A new study set from publication in next month’s issue of Pediatrics confirms what many have suspected: gun violence in top selling PG-13 movies has been increasing.

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Man captured, held for murdering 5 people in small Texas town

Charles Everett Brownlow Jr. is in custody after killing five people in his hometown of Terrell, Texas. Police say that Brownlow Jr. went on a shooting spree that spanned six hours, and claimed the lives of his mother and aunt.

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Child who away on plane placed in child protection services

A 9-year-old boy was removed from his family after his father pleaded for help with the boy on national television. Minnesota District Judge Joseph Klein declared the boy a “child in need of protection or services” He also ordered therapy for the boy and his parents while officials determine what kind of help the boy needs.

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Man who shot innocent bystander freed due to Stand Your Ground

A man who shot and killed an innocent bystander during a confrontation with a group of teenagers is free. 36-year-old Shannon Anthony Scott was arrested for killing 17-year-old Darrell Andre Niles.

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Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentenced to 28 years in prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 28 years in prison. Kilpatrick, 43, was convicted of 24 counts including racketeering and extortion in March. At least 18 officials have been convicted during his tenure as mayor.

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911 Call That Led To Fatal Shooting Released

The 911 call placed moments before 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell was shot and killed has been released.The unarmed former FAMU football player was shot 10 times by Police Officer Randall Kerrick, and the incident has sparked national debate.

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Navy Yard Shooting: 13 Dead Including Gunman

Yesterday tragedy struck America once again when 34-year-old Navy Contractor Aaron Alexis entered a Washington, D.C. Navy Yard Monday morning. Armed with an AR-15 military-style assault rifle, a double-barreled shotgun and a handgun, Alexis killed 12 people before being gunned down by police.

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UPDATE: Police Shot Jonathan Ferrell 10 Times As He Sought Help

Authorities have released more information about the shooting death of 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell. The former FAMU football player was shot to death 10 times while seeking help after being involved in a car accident.

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