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FILE- In this Oct. 16, 2017, file photo, people visit a makeshift memorial for victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is being asked to serve as chairman of a committee to design, fund and build a memorial to the victims of the Oct. 1, 2017, attack on the Las Vegas Strip. The Clark County Commission agreed Tuesday, July 17, 2018, to extend the offer to the outgoing governor to head up the effort to pay tribute to the victims and the heroes who emerged from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 18, 2018 - 5:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police released body camera footage Wednesday of officers finding a wounded security guard on the same floor of a Las Vegas hotel where a gunman opened fire on a country music festival. The footage released by Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department under a court order...
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Members of the Chesna family, from left, Michael's brother Eric, his mother Maryann and father Chuckie, support each other during a vigil for slain Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna and an innocent bystander Vera Adams at Weymouth High School on Monday, July 16, 2018, in Weymouth, Mass. The man charged in their deaths, Emanuel Lopes, 20, will either be arraigned at his hospital bedside or in court, possibly Tuesday. (Christopher Evans/The Boston Herald via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 5:58 pm
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the arraignment of Emanuel Lopes, who is accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer, as well as an innocent bystander. (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A wake for slain Massachusetts police officer Michael Chesna will be held on Thursday. It will take place at...
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CORRECTS TO EMANUEL, NOT EMMANUEL - Emanuel Lopes is seated during his arraignment, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in district court in Quincy, Mass. Lopes is suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer and an innocent bystander on Sunday in Weymouth, Mass. (Greg Derr/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP, Pool)
July 17, 2018 - 5:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer with the officer's own weapon as well as an innocent bystander pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Emanuel Lopes was arraigned on charges including two counts of first-degree murder in front of a courtroom gallery packed...
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This frame grab from police body cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department shows authorities trying to apprehend a suspect who appeared to be armed, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Chicago. The suspect was fatally shot by police during the confrontation. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
July 16, 2018 - 5:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A community activist who has pushed for more police transparency said Monday that he's asked Chicago police for the body camera footage from all the officers at the scene where one of them fatally shot a black man over the weekend. William Calloway said a brief video released by...
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This frame grab from police body cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department shows authorities trying to apprehend a suspect, center, who appeared to be armed, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Chicago. The suspect was fatally shot by police during the confrontation. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 10:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, footage released Sunday from an officer's body-worn camera shows. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said it's the quickest he has...
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This Dec. 10, 2012 photo shows Weymouth Police Officer Michael C. Chesna in Weymouth, Mass. Chesna died Sunday, July 15, 2018, from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. (Gary Higgins/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP)
July 15, 2018 - 2:38 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase. Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own firearm around 7:30 a.m. Sunday, and...
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Judge Patti Englander Henning speaks during a hearing at the Broward County Courthouse Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to determine whether a report about Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School shooter Nikolas Cruz, prepared by the Broward County School District, will be released. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool)
July 11, 2018 - 10:10 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — In the crucial first minutes after a gunman began shooting students and staff at a Florida high school, law enforcement's response was hampered by quirks in the local 911 system that caused many calls from inside the school to be transferred, the chairman of a commission...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018, file photo, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey speaks to supporters at her watch party after winning the Republican nomination for governor, at a hotel in Montgomery, Ala. After some Alabama sheriffs profited large sums of money by skimping on jailhouse meals, Ivey said Tuesday, July 10, that the state will no longer give jail food funds to “sheriffs personally.” (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)
July 11, 2018 - 7:36 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has moved to end a practice that allowed some county sheriffs to pocket leftover from money jail food programs, but advocacy groups said the controversial practice won't stop unless lawmakers change state law. Ivey directed the state comptroller on...
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July 09, 2018 - 4:39 pm
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California prosecutor has been placed on leave following a report that he posted discriminatory comments on social media targeting a U.S. lawmaker and the victim of a police shooting. The San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office on Monday said Deputy...
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A memorial is set up in the alley where Thurman Blevins was killed by a Minneapolis police officer earlier in the week, in Minneapolis, Monday, June 25, 2018. Some community members are disputing authorities' account that the black man had a gun before he was fatally shot by Minneapolis police, but a man who heard the shooting and saw the immediate aftermath said he saw a firearm near Thurman Blevins Jr.'s hand. The differing narratives prompted community leaders and officials to call for the swift release of body camera footage. (Anthony Souffle/Star Tribune via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 11:50 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Relatives of a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police called for criminal charges against two officers Monday, saying they believe the killing wasn't justified because he posed no threat while running away. Thurman Blevins Jr., 31, was shot and killed June 23 after Officers...
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