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Gunman Surrenders to Police in Las Vegas Strip Shooting

Las Vegas police say the gunman in a fatal shooting on the Strip who barricaded himself inside a public bus has surrendered peacefully after shutting down the busy tourism corridor for hours. Continue reading “Gunman Surrenders to Police in Las Vegas Strip Shooting”

1 Dead in Las Vegas Strip Shooting, Shooter Barricaded in Bus

A hospital spokeswoman says one person has died in a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. Continue reading “1 Dead in Las Vegas Strip Shooting, Shooter Barricaded in Bus”

Obama Official Vanita Gupta Named Next Chief of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 16: Vanita Gupta is the head of the Civil Rights Division, at her office at the Department of Justice overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue, in Washington DC on Monday, March 16, 2015. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

The former top official at the Obama Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division is taking over the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a 67-year-old organization sometimes described as the lobbying arm of the civil rights movement. Continue reading “Obama Official Vanita Gupta Named Next Chief of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights”

Tragic: Alabama Mother and Daughter Die in Separate Incidents, 7 Miles Apart, 30 Minutes Apart

An Alabama woman and her young daughter died in separate traffic accidents within 30 minutes of each other on Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading “Tragic: Alabama Mother and Daughter Die in Separate Incidents, 7 Miles Apart, 30 Minutes Apart”

U.S. Marine Veteran Becomes First Ever Double Amputee to be Sworn-in as New York Police Officer

A U.S. Marine veteran who lost his legs during a tour of duty in Afghanistan is believed to be the first-ever double amputee to become a full active duty police officer in the U.S.

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13-Year-Old Boy Killed in 4-Story Fall From New York Building; 15-Year-Old Friend Injured

New York police say a 13-year-old boy was killed and another teenager was injured as they tried to hop along rooftops in Brooklyn and plunged about four stories to the ground.

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Thousands Pay Tribute to NYC EMT Who Was Run Over by Stolen Ambulance

Thousands of mourners packed a Bronx church Saturday and filled the streets outside for the funeral of an emergency worker who was struck by her own ambulance and killed after the vehicle was stolen.

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Louisiana Jury Finds Police Officer Guilty of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of 6-Year-Old Autistic Boy

Derrick Stafford breaks for lunch at the Avoyelles Parish courthouse during jury selection for his trial, in Marksville, Louisiana on March 13, 2017. (Gerald Herbert / AP, file)

A Louisiana jury on Friday found a law enforcement officer guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old autistic boy following a vehicle pursuit in 2015.

Continue reading “Louisiana Jury Finds Police Officer Guilty of Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of 6-Year-Old Autistic Boy”

North Carolina Father Charged With Killing Newborn and Toddler Daughters

A North Carolina father was charged Saturday with stabbing his infant and toddler daughters to death, a day after he drove off with them “in a rage.”

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