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Texas officer faces murder charge after shooting 16-year-old

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Texas officer faces murder charge after shooting 16-year-old – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Sixteen-year-old Jose Cruz was shot and killed Sunday night by Officer Ken Johnson, who apparently suspected the teen of breaking into a car. Omar Villafranca......

Prosecutors say Kristin Smart was killed during rape or attempted rape

Reuters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a former classmate with the murder of Kristin Smart, a California college freshman who went missing nearly 25 years ago, alleging for the first time that the suspect killed her during a rape or attempted rape. FILE PHOTO: An undated handout image......

Officer who shot and killed Capitol rioter Ashli Babbitt won’t be charged, DOJ says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rioters clash with police trying to enter Capitol building through the front doors, January 6, 2021. Lev Radin | Pacific Press | LightRocket | Getty Images The Department of Justice said Wednesday that it will not pursue criminal charges against......

Somalia’s president signs law extending his term, 15 killed in attack

Reuters
MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia’s president has signed a disputed law extending his mandate for two years, the state news agency reported, setting the Horn of Africa nation on a collision course with donors who strongly oppose the move. Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo addresses lawmakers after winning the vote at......

The officer killed when a driver rammed into him at the Capitol will lie in honor in the Rotunda.

New York Times
Officer William F. Evans of the Capitol Police, who was killed when a car rammed into him outside the Capitol this month, will lie in honor Tuesday in the building he gave his life protecting, the latest tragedy suffered by a police force still reeling from the mob violence of......

Student fired at officers at Tennessee school, was killed

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Knoxville, Tenn. –  A student opened fire on officers responding to a report of a possible gunman at a Tennessee high school Monday and police shot back and killed him, authorities said. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Director David B. Rausch......

Pentagon Chief Orders New Review of Attack That Killed 3 Americans in Kenya

New York Times
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III has ordered a high-level review of an initial military investigation into an attack on a Kenyan base by Islamic extremists in January 2020 that left three Americans dead, the Pentagon said on Monday. The brazen assault by about a dozen Shabab fighters......

New Dashcam Shows New Mexico Cop Killed by Drug Dealer with Assault Rifle

TMZ
Play video content Police Activity / YouTube New Mexico State Police are revealing the harrowing moment Officer Darian Jarrott was disgustingly gunned down in cold blood when he pulled over a drug dealer armed with an assault weapon. NM cops just released this dashcam and bodycam video from Officer Jarrott......

At least two killed as severe weather sweeps through Gulf Coast

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here At least two people have died, several have been hospitalized and multiple homes and businesses have been destroyed following severe storms in parts of the Gulf Coast.  Jose Higareda, 28, was killed in Palmetto, Louisiana, where a tornado destroyed at......

Interaction with police killed George Floyd, medical examiner says

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Interaction with police killed George Floyd, medical examiner says – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The medical examiner who performed an autopsy on George Floyd’s body testified that his interaction with police caused his death. Jamie Yuccas reports. Be......

Questions surround killing of Florida musician by plainclothes cop

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Questions surround killing of Florida musician by plainclothes cop – CBS News Watch CBSN Live An independent investigation is underway in Florida after the deadly shooting of a Delray Beach city employee, Corey Jones, by a police officer. The......

Olympic Bobsledder Who Killed Himself Likely Had C.T.E.

New York Times
Matthew Futterman A former Olympic bobsledder who killed himself last year had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., researchers concluded, the same degenerative brain disease that has been found in former football players and other athletes who participated in violent contact sports. Pavle Jovanovic hanged himself in his family’s metal works......

Ex-NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5 in South Carolina, then himself

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Columbia, S.C. — The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation. The source,......

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