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FILE- In this June 25, 2018 file photo, a memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer in Minneapolis. Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday, July 29 from two police officers in the fatal shooting of Blevins, with the footage showing the man shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. (Anthony Souffle /Star Tribune via AP, File)
July 30, 2018 - 8:02 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police officers who shot and killed a black man last month were justified in using deadly force, a prosecutor announced Monday, saying the man was fleeing police and turned toward them with a loaded gun before he was shot. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh smiles during a meeting with Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent violent crime (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
July 28, 2018 - 11:46 pm
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he recognizes that gun, drug and gang violence "has plagued all of us." Still, he believes the Constitution limits how far government can go to restrict gun use to prevent crime. As a federal appeals court judge, Kavanaugh made it...
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July 28, 2018 - 2:36 pm
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Authorities say there's an active shooting situation at a mall in McAllen, Texas, and are warning the public to stay away. The Hidalgo County Precinct 4 constable's office said on its Facebook page that a shooter was at the La Plaza Mall in McAllen, in the southernmost region...
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July 27, 2018 - 3:43 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Florida student Tyah-Amoy Roberts said after spending a week in New Zealand, she's strongly considering moving to the country for college. The 17-year-old is one of one of 28 students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, who have embraced...
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Authorities investigate the scene where a Milwaukee Police officer was fatally shot near North 28th and West Wright streets, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Milwaukee. A suspect is in custody. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 8:12 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee police officer was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire with a man wanted for drug and gun crimes, the city's police chief said. The lone suspect was arrested and was not injured in the shooting Wednesday evening, Chief Alfonso Morales said at a news conference...
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In this Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, image taken from police body cam video released Wednesday, July 25, 2018, by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, an armed law enforcement official points his gun while searching for what authorities thought were multiple shooters inside and outside a Las Vegas Strip hotel, where a gunman firing from upper-floor windows killed 58 people and injured hundreds. (Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 10:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More police body camera footage made public Wednesday shows officers directing concertgoers to safety and searching for what they thought were multiple shooters inside and outside a Las Vegas Strip hotel where a gunman firing from upper-floor windows killed 58 people and injured...
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July 25, 2018 - 2:41 pm
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The trial has begun for a Pennsylvania man charged in the death of his 12-year-old daughter, who was shot by a constable serving eviction papers. Perry County authorities accuse 60-year-old Donald Meyer of pointing a loaded rifle at the constable, who fired a shot that went...
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Pakistani politician Imran Khan, center, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, casts his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
July 25, 2018 - 9:28 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on Pakistan's elections (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The spokesman for Pakistan's Election Commission says the commission has issued a notice to aspiring prime minister Imran Khan saying his vote could be disqualified after he cast his ballot in front of television...
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Gene Evin Atkins appears in court for the first time in Los Angeles Superior court in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Police say Atkins shot his grandmother seven times, kidnapped his 17-year-old girlfriend and shot at officers as they chased his car and then as he ran into the Trader Joe's in the city's Silver Lake section on Saturday afternoon. Police Chief Michel Moore said a store worker, Melyda Corado, was killed by a police officer's bullet as Atkins exchanged gunfire with officers as he ran into the store. Prosecutors say Atkins is being charged with murder under a legal rule that his actions set into motion a series of events leading to Corado being killed. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
July 24, 2018 - 8:13 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A supermarket worker was killed by a bullet fired by Los Angeles police — not the gunman they were trying to stop — the city's police chief acknowledged Tuesday, defending the decision to use deadly force as an attempt to stop what officers feared could become a mass shooting...
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July 24, 2018 - 1:43 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The family of a Florida man who was fatally shot by another man he had pushed to the ground is demanding that prosecutors file charges against the gunman. But some legal experts say the case is a classic example of Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law, which allows...
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