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Man accused of firing pellet gun at Central Park jogger blames friends for shooting

The maniac charged with shooting a woman and a man with a pellet gun in Central Park blamed his friends for those attacks and two others over a 10-day span. Edward Fall, 20, accused a friend named Hollywood of shooting …

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Michael Brown shooting: Legal questions loom

(CNN) — Was a police officer justified in shooting and killing Michael Brown? That’s the question at the heart of the looming legal battles over the controversial case. What charges could Ferguson Police …

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Fallout from questionable police actions in Ferguson continues

(CNN) — One St. Louis-area police officer resigned and another retired in the continued fallout from questionable police actions in the days after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, …

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49ers’ Ray McDonald arrested Sunday for felony domestic abuse

SAN JOSE — — Defensive end Ray McDonaldwas arrested for felony domestic abuse Sunday morning in San Jose, bringing more scrutiny to a 49ers team that spent the offseason tangled in legal matters. Police …

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At least 5 Ferguson officers apart from Brown shooter have been named in lawsuits

Federal investigators are focused on one Ferguson, Mo., police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, but at least five other police officers and one former officer in the town’s 53-member department have …

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LaPorte County judge denies prisoner’s request for lethal injection

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. –An Indiana State Prison inmate serving 95 years for an Elkhart County murder wants to be put to death, but a judge Monday turned down his request. Walter Leach, 61, is still hoping the …

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Human Trials to Begin for Fast-Tracked Ebola Vaccine

Beginning next week, U.S. researchers will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine on 20 healthy adult humans, the National Institutes of Health announced Thursday. The trial, which was fast-tracked in response to …

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Ferguson Prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch’s Long History of Siding With the Police

On the afternoon of June 12, 2000, two unarmed black men pulled into the parking lot of a Jack in the Box in the northern suburbs of St. Louis, just a few miles from where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in …

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Connecticut sailor leaves 2-month-old son with 29 bone fractures, near death: prosecutor

A Connecticut-based Navy sailor left his 2-month-old son with 29 bone fractures, abuse so horrifying that one pediatrician told investigators she was amazed the baby was alive, prosecutors say. Jordan Rittenhouse, 24, …

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Ferguson Slapped with $40 Million Civil Rights Lawsuit

A group of Missouri residents, including a clinical social worker, are suing the city and police department of Ferguson for $40 million for what they describe as “wanton and excessive force” by police during recent …

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