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Suspect in ambush of Iowa cops in custody

Fellow officers found him shot dead in his cruiser shortly after 1:00 a.m. near 70th Street and Aurora Avenue after receiving a 911 call. About 20 minutes later, a Des Moines officer was found shot. The complaint said he threatened to kill another man, who he referred to using a racial epithet, during a confrontation in the parking lot. But a police department spokesman told the Post that police were aware of the incident depicted in the video and would only discuss if it becomes "valuable ...

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2 children and woman killed, 3 hurt in Newark stabbing

Also injured in the attack, which happened about 3:55 p.m. Saturday at a Hedden Terrace residence in the city's South Ward, were a 13-year-old boy, a 13-year-old girl and a 29-year-old woman who all remain hospitalized in "stable" condition.

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Utah police officer struck, killed during vehicle pursuit

West Valley City Police tweeted "Our officers will shroud their badge in honor of Officer #CodyBrotherson". Officers then witnessed three people in the auto steal another vehicle from the parking lot of an apartment complex, police said. Brotherson his survived by his parents, his two brothers and his fiancé. The suspect vehicle then left the road and came to a stop. All three people in the stolen vehicle were taken into custody.

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Pence campaign aide stays on Indiana payroll

Pence wraps up his MI rallies with a trip to Lansing on Friday. "They tell us this economy is the best that we can do", Pence said. "The American people are sick and exhausted of pay-to-play politics", he said in reference to an ongoing controversy about donations to the Clinton Foundation while Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was U.S.

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Obama shortens sentences for another 72 federal inmates

The White House says the commutations are a step toward instilling fairness in the criminal justice system, but insist that fully reforming sentencing laws will require congressional action. Obama isn't setting them all free right away. He was among seven people arrested in a March 1995 drug bust. The commutation grant states that Sanders's prison sentence will expire on November 4, 2018, conditioned upon enrollment in a residential drug treatment program.

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Evidence: Officer was wearing Confederate flag T-shirt

The former University of Cincinnati police officer is facing murder and manslaughter charges in the death of Sam DuBose during a traffic stop in July of 2015. He also asked what type of shirt officers are required to wear; they said a black T-shirt. He said in his opening statement that Tensing grabbed DuBose's seat belt with his left hand and fired his pistol directly at his head with his right and that there was no threat to him.