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Protestors rally in front of the Allegheny County Courthouse on Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Pittsburgh. They are protesting the killing of Antwon Rose Jr. who was fatally shot by a police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop late Tuesday, in the suburb of East Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 21, 2018 - 10:55 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said. Civil rights attorney S. Lee Merritt said late Wednesday that he doesn't see any apparent...
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People protesting the East Pittsburgh police after the June 19 shooting death of Antwon Rose shut down Interstate 376 in Pittsburgh on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Rose, a 17-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer in Pennsylvania seconds after he fled a traffic stop, did not pose a threat to anyone, a lawyer for the family of the teen said. (Andrew Goldstein/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
June 21, 2018 - 10:49 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old (all times local): 10:45 p.m. For the second night, hundreds of people in Pennsylvania have taken to the streets to protest the fatal police shooting of a 17-year-old boy. Protesters demonstrated outside the East...
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Debra Jones, who said she saw a police officer fatally shoot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop during a confrontation late the night before, sits on her porch along Grandview Ave. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in East Pittsburgh, Pa. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 20, 2018 - 10:37 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A police officer fatally shot a 17-year-old boy just seconds after he fled from a traffic stop late Tuesday in a confrontation partly captured on video from a nearby home. Investigators said Wednesday that the car stopped in the town of East Pittsburgh matched the...
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In this May 5, 2014 photo, the casket of Endia Martin is carried by pallbearers following funeral services for 14-year-old at St. Andrew Temple Baptist Church in Chicago. Martin was killed by another 14-year-old in what started as a Facebook feud over a boy. Sentencing is scheduled on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in juvenile court for the teen who pleaded guilty in the death of Martin in January. Under the law she faces a mandatory sentence of five years in custody, or until the age of 21. The teen, who is now 18, can be paroled when she turns 19 next month. (Jessica Koscielniak/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 12:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago teenager will be sentenced Wednesday for using a gun given to her by an uncle to kill another girl in what started as a Facebook feud over a boy, ending a chapter in a case that came to symbolize how the gun violence that plagues parts of the city passes from one generation...
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Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, is congratulated by Pastor Les Simmons after her bill to limit police use of deadly force was approved by the Senate Public Safety Committee, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. California senators are advancing a first-in-the-nation bill to significantly change the standards for when police can open fire, acting after an emotion-charged debate over killings that have recently roiled the country. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 19, 2018 - 8:06 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that cleared its first hurdle Tuesday after an emotionally charged debate over deadly shootings that have roiled the country. It's time to change...
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June 19, 2018 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A still-unidentified serial rapist who preyed on housekeepers at Washington-area hotels has been indicted on the basis of his DNA profile. The FBI and multiple Washington-area police departments announced the unusual step by the U.S. Attorney's Office on Tuesday. Authorities have...
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Police investigate the scene of a shooting at a Walmart in Tumwater, Wash., Sunday, June 17, 2018. A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. (Bettina Hansen/The Seattle Times via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:16 pm
TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state, police said Monday. Authorities say the string of crimes began earlier Sunday when the 44-year-old man from McCleary, Washington, is believed to have...
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Evidence markers dot the pavement just outside the Wyandotte County courthouse, Friday, June 16, 2018, in Kansas City, Kan. Authorities say one sheriff's deputy is dead and another is critically wounded after they were overcome by an inmate while driving a transport vehicle near the courthouse./The Kansas City Star via AP)
June 16, 2018 - 7:41 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A second sheriff's deputy died early Saturday from injuries suffered when an inmate who was being transported in Kansas City overpowered two officers and shot them. Kansas City, Kansas, police confirmed on their Facebook page that Deputy Theresa King, 44, died just after...
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June 15, 2018 - 5:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police shot and killed two men who were fighting in a downtown square, less than an hour after city officers fatally shot a woman reportedly seen brandishing a sword, raising concerns about police tactics and how the investigations will be handled. The shootings...
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The scene inside the Malmesbury Mosque during a clean up operation near Cape Town South Africa, Thursday June 14, 2018. A man fatally stabbed two people on Thursday and wounded several others at a mosque near Cape Town before police shot and killed the attacker, authorities said.(AP Photo/Nasief Manie)
June 14, 2018 - 9:20 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A man fatally stabbed two people on Thursday and wounded several others at a mosque near Cape Town before police shot and killed the attacker, authorities said. The assailant, believed to be in his thirties, charged police who had tried to persuade him to surrender after the...
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