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Cleveland Officer Found Not Guilty on All Counts in Deadly Chase

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Michael Brelo was tried by a judge in the killing of two unarmed people whose car hood he mounted before firing multiple shots through the windshield. On Saturday, a judge found Brelo, 31, who is white, not guilty of voluntary manslaughter in the deaths of Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, who were both black, according to NBC News. In the ...

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Brothers Johnson Bassist Louis Johnson Dies at 60

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He had also recorded with Michael Jackson. Louis Johnson, bassist for the popular 1970s group the Brothers Johnson whose “Strawberry Letter 23” and “I’ll Be Good to You” have become staples at family reunions and other parties, died Thursday, Rolling Stone reports. He was 60. In his heyday, Johnson, a native of Los Angeles who was a self-taught musician, was ...

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Watch: Virginia Cop Tasers Black Driver Having Medical Emergency

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Newly released police body camera videos show a Fredericksburg, Va. officer firing the shock weapon on David Washington, 34. Disturbing police body camera videos show a Fredericksburg, Va., police officer using a Taser and pepper spray on a motionless and silent driver who was having a medical emergency, according toWTOP News. The incident occurred on May 4 about 5 p.m. ...

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Baltimore woman found pushing dead 3-year-old son in swing

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A Baltimore woman was found pushing her dead 3-year-old son in a park swing on Friday. Authorities are not sure how long she was at the park and say she may have been the for hours or even since the previous day. While there were not any obvious signs of foul play, the possibility had not yet been ruled out. However, ...

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson shocks fan by officiating his wedding

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson had become friends with interviewer and comedian Nick Mundy over the years and so decided to participate in a “prank it forward” wedding surprise: he studied to become ordained so that he could officiate Mundy’s wedding. The day began when Mundy was sent by Screen Junkies to interview Johnson about his latest movie. Mundy had no ...

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Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Involved in Prison Fight, Law Enforcement Officials Say

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Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, just a month into a life sentence on first degree murder charges, was in “a two-on-one fight” that sent him to a segregation unit at a Massachusetts prison, law enforcement officials confirmed to ABC News. Hernandez was convicted last month in the murder of his friend Odin Lloyd, whose bullet-riddled body was ...

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Olympia, Wash., Officer Shoots Unarmed Black Men Who Allegedly Attempted to Steal Beer

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Two stepbrothers, identified as Bryson Chaplin and Andre Thompson, are in the hospital after an altercation with a police officer that turned violent. Two Olympia, Wash., stepbrothers are suspected of attempting to steal beer from a grocery store on Thursday. The men, however, who were unarmed, are now in the hospital after a confrontation with local law enforcement during which ...

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College student who disappeared on her way to graduation found safe

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Alexis Jones-Rhodes, the Clark Atlanta University student who on Monday went missing on her way to graduation, has been found in Illinois. According to DeKalb County police spokesman Capt. S.R. Fore, no criminal activity was involved in her disappearance. Jones-Rhodes left her family’s home on Monday wearing her cap and gown, but her family became worried when they attended graduation and ...

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Morrissey, girlfriend Myrna want marriage, more kids

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RICHMOND, VA (WWBT/AP) – Virginia Senate candidate Joe Morrissey and the 19-year-old mother of his newborn son told the media on Thursday they want to get married and have more children. A day after Morrissey first publicly confirmed he was the father to a 9-week-old with his former part-time receptionist, the family held a press conference to address questions about ...

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New video shows soldier’s final moments before dying in police custody

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A 26-year-old active Fort Bliss soldier self-reported to a jail for a two-day DWI sentence in July 2012. He left the jail in a casket. KFOX14 in El Paso, Texas has since been obtainedof the final moments of Sgt. James Brown’s life. Brown checked himself into the jail for the DWI sentence and had reported in writing that he was a soldier ...

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