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    IRVING, Texas (AP) — A preliminary investigation shows that a man who exchanged gunfire with suburban Dallas police officers after shooting and injuring his wife died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Monday. Irving police said 59-year-old Rogelio Castro died from a gunshot wound to the head. Police said his wife has been released from the hospital. Police said officers responded Saturday morning to a call from a woman who said she had been shot by her husband. Castro...
    IRVING, Texas (AP) — A preliminary investigation shows that a man who exchanged gunfire with suburban Dallas police officers after shooting and injuring his wife died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Monday. Irving police said 59-year-old Rogelio Castro died from a gunshot wound to the head. Police said his wife has been released from the hospital. Police said officers responded Saturday morning to a call from a woman who said she had been shot by her husband. Castro...
    CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Eyewitness News has obtained exclusive video of possible misconduct involving law enforcement officers in the Chester County Regional Emergency Response Team during a barricade situation on Christmas Day 2018. The police body camera video recorded the voices of several officers joking about a man whom his family said was suicidal during the hours-long standoff in a Downingtown home. The family of Nathan Lewis, a former National Guardsman who also served in Iraq, told police he...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Vice President Mike Pence is expected to visit Philadelphia on Thursday. The White House says he will participate in a bus tour that starts in Lancaster and ends in Philadelphia. Once here, the VP will participate in a roundtable discussion at Rajant Corporation. Then he will deliver remarks to law enforcement officers and their families at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 5  in Philadelphia.
    AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) — Monday night the Aurora City Council will vote on whether to ban police officers from using carotid control hold. That’s the hold used on Elijah McClain last August, before his death. Last month, the city manager mandated a new policy to stop those holds. The new ordinance would make it more permanent and harder to reverse. Interim Police Chief Vanessa Wilson says she supports banning the maneuver. Last week, three Aurora police officers were fired and...
    A video of an officer shooting a man in a parked car sparked protests against the police department in Phoenix, Arizona. The viral video shows four Phoenix police officers circled around a white vehicle on Saturday with a man inside. In the footage, which was filmed by a bystander, one officer can be seen with his gun drawn, yelling commands into the vehicle, including, Hey, stop f---ing moving. I will f---ing shoot you. Bystanders told the officer, Dont shoot him....
    An Arizona woman — who boasted about wearing a $40,000 Rolex watch — went viral after filming herself trashing a face mask display in a local Target. What are the details? The woman, identified as Melissa Rein Lively, can be seen in the store approaching the display of face masks. Finally, she says, we meet at the end of the road. Ive been looking forward to this s**t all my f***ing life. She...
    Violent protests in downtown Portland, Oregon, are expected to continue Monday, marking the 40th night of demonstrations that took a turn for the worse over the holiday weekend as commercial-grade fireworks were shot at police officers and explosives and machetes were found on arrestees. In what the U.S. attorney for the district of Oregon described as a “significant escalation in violence,” demonstrators over the holiday weekend targeted judicial buildings. The crowd hurled firebombs, incendiary devices, and explosive mortars at the...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City An American Airlines mechanic plead not guilty to several charges related to his alleged role in a cocaine smuggling operation through John F. Kennedy International Airport in February, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York said Monday. Paul Belloisi was arraigned Monday, July 6, on charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute, conspiracy to import...
    By JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Four former officers at Louisiana’s maximum-security prison have been sentenced for their parts in punching, kicking and stomping a handcuffed and shackled inmate and in plotting a cover-up. The convicted ringleader, who yanked the inmate’s leg chain to send him facedown onto concrete, got more than nine years. The lightest sentence was probation for a guard who stood by as others beat the inmate in January 2014 and then agreed to...
    DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old Black man in the Denver suburb of Aurora, died in August after police officers confronted him as he was walking to a store. Officers put him in a chokehold and injected him with a sedative. Here’s what we know: WHO IS ELIJAH McCLAIN? McClain was a massage therapist who planned to...
    DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old Black man in the Denver suburb of Aurora, died in August after police officers confronted him as he was walking to a store. Officers put him in a chokehold and injected him with a sedative. Here’s what we know: WHO IS ELIJAH McCLAIN? McClain was a massage therapist who planned to...
    By PATTY NIEBERG, Associated Press/Report for America DENVER (AP) — Amid the protests across the U.S. against excessive police force against people of color, Elijah McClain’s name has become another rallying cry. McClain, a 23-year-old Black man in the Denver suburb of Aurora, died in August after police officers confronted him as he was walking to a store. Officers put him in a chokehold and injected him with a sedative. Heres what we know: WHO IS ELIJAH McCLAIN? McClain was...
    Over the July 4 weekend, 13 people were shot and one person was stabbed in the City of Rochester, New York, where there is a population of roughly 206,000 residents. During the violent weekend, several police officers were assaulted as they rushed to tend to a 16-year-old shooting victim. The terror in the Democrat-controlled area comes on the heels of a budget cut to the Rochester Police Department, effective July 1. “A busy July 4th weekend for RPD, with 13...
    Facebook A screengrab of the video showing the police shooting into James Garcias vehicle. Protests have erupted in Phoenix, Ariz. after a video (available further in this article) was posted online showing police officers fatally shooting James Garcia in Maryvale, in greater Phoenix, on July 4. Garcia was sitting in his car in a driveway when he was shot by two police officers. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Phoenix Police Department...
    Breonna Taylor, a Kentucky EMT worker fatally shot in her home in March, died as a result of a politically-driven police operation “to clear out” a Louisville street to make way for a multi-million gentrification plan, a lawsuit filed by the 26-year-old’s family states.  Taylor, who worked for two local hospitals, and her boyfriend were asleep in their apartment on March 13 when three officers executed a “no-knock” search warrant looking for a suspected drug dealer who lived in a...
    A trio of Fairview police officers nabbed three burglars as they tried to flee the lot of one of the area’s largest truck dealers. Officers Ralph Guastella, CJ Turro, and Diego Porras caught one on the south side of Beyer Brothers on Broad Avenue, another who was tossing stolen items as he ran on the north side and the third waiting in a getaway car nearby after an alarm company notified police at 4:50 a.m. Friday, Police Chief Martin Kahn...
    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of another man over the holiday weekend in Lincoln, police said. Officers were called to a Lincoln home around 12:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a shooting, police said in a news release. Officers who arrived at the home found the body of a 20-year-old man who had suffered a gunshot wound. An initial investigation showed that the shooting happened during a small gathering at home....
    Del Rio Sector CBP officers arrested a 21-year-old Texas man wanted on charges of indecency with a child at a port of entry. The man arrived as a passenger in a truck. CBP officers assigned to the Del Rio Port of Entry on June observed a 1997 black Ford Ranger approaching for inspection. The officers referred the driver to a secondary inspection station, according to information obtained from U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials. Officers conducted interviews with the occupants...
    Any way you slice it, the statistics about American policing are damning. One study estimated that African American men are 2.5 times more likely to be killed by police during their lifetime, while another discovered that African Americans are twice as likely to be unarmed when shot by police than white people. Multiple studies have found that police officers disproportionately stop African American and Hispanic drivers and are disproportionately more likely to search them, even though they discover less contraband. Although African Americans comprise only...
    Critics are worried that legislation to end the statewide ban on public sector collective bargaining could curtail efforts to address police brutality, police accountability and other reforms. Effective May 1, 2021, if signed, the bills would allow local governments to pass ordinances that permit public sector unions to enter into collective bargaining agreements and institute binding arbitration. These agreements would grant the union authority to negotiate contracts for all employees in a working group, even those who do...
    LINCOLN (CBS13) — A suspected methamphetamine dealer has been arrested in Lincoln, police say. Lincoln police say officers contacted the man in a parking lot along the 100 block of Gateway Drive. Finding out that he was on probation, officers searched the man and discovered a stash of meth, baggies and a scale. In total, police say about 1.5 ounces of methamphetamine, .8 grams of heroin, a pipe, and 70 small ziplock bags were seized. The man, 28-year-old Lincoln resident...
    A Phoenix man was shot to death in a car by police — who claim he was armed — in a caught-on-camera incident on the Fourth of July, according to a report. The Phoenix Police Department said they received a call Saturday afternoon about a man suspected in an earlier aggravated assault returning to a house with a knife, the Arizona Republic reported. The caller directed officers to the home where the suspect was supposedly located, the outlet reported. Police...
    Lincoln City police. Lincoln City Police Department/Facebook Police in Lincoln City, Oregon, arrested seven men on Saturday who they say were highly intoxicated as they taunted a Black family with racial slurs and Nazi salutes and set off illegal fireworks.  The incident happened at a beachside July 4 celebration, and the Black family told police they were intimidated by the men.  Six of the arrested men have been identified: Gennadiy Kachankov, 30; Antoliy Kachankov, 28; Andrey Zaytsev, 28;...
    A struggle over a pistol-grip rifle loaded with nearly two dozen rounds ended with a Paterson driver in custody, authorities said. Officers Mark Alvarez and Fernando Saint-Hilaire, responding to a report of a dangerous situation on Warren Street, found Kwame Morrison asleep in the drivers seat of a 2020 Honda Accord LX that was double-parked with its headlights on and engine running around 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale said. The officers knocked on the windows in a...