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3 Fort Campbell Soldiers Charged In Scheme To Traffic Guns To Chicago

| Federal prosecutors charged three Army soldiers of lawfully purchasing 91 guns from licensed dealers in Tennessee and Kentucky, and then transferring them to Chicago.

2 Men Charged With Assaulting Police In Capitol Riot Ordered Jailed Pending Trial

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George Tanios and Julian Khater have been accused of conspiring to assault U.S. Capitol Police officers, including Brian Sicknick, who were protecting the Capitol on Jan. 6.

Forgetting And Forgotten: Older Prisoners Seek Release But Fall Through The Cracks

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Prisoners like Kent Clark who broke the law before 1987 should have a chance at parole, unlike more recent inmates. But there are dozens of men in their 60s and older who have little hope of release.

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Justice Department Brings Federal Criminal Charges Against Derek Chauvin, 3 Others

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Prosecutors accuse the former officer and others of using excessive force and violating George Floyd's rights. The rare federal charges follow state charges in a trial where Chauvin was convicted.

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Grand Jury Indicts Puerto Rican Boxer Félix Verdejo In Death Of Pregnant Lover

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The indictment on Thursday also included charges against Verdejo's accomplice, who officials say was promised some payment to help drug, kill, and dispose of Keishla Marlen Rodríguez Ortiz.

'Creepy' Robot Dog Loses Job With New York Police Department

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Following public outrage, the NYPD terminated a $94,000 contract to test a canine-like surveillance device designed to keep officers out of harms way. Critics panned the tech and its potential abuses.

Sheriff Releases Names Of 7 Deputies On Scene Of Andrew Brown Jr. Death

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The Pasquotank County, N.C., Sheriff's Office said three deputies who fired shots will stay on leave pending investigations but that it's "obvious" from videos that four deputies didn't shoot.

Lawyer Says Police Didn't Need To Arrest Man Who Died After Being Pinned To Ground

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Mario Gonzalez, 26, died in police custody on April 19. Body camera footage showed police pinning him to the ground for several minutes.

3 Men Indicted On Federal Hate Crime Charges In Ahmaud Arbery Killing

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Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan face charges of attempted kidnapping and hate crimes in the death of Arbery, a Black man gunned down while on a run last year.