Army Withdraws Nomination for Officer Involved in Deadly Niger Ambush

WASHINGTON — The Army is withdrawing the promotion of a senior Special Forces officer involved in the fatal Oct. 4, 2017, ambush in Niger, Defense Department officials said Friday. The attack resulted in the deaths of four Americans and exposed the United States military’s shortcomings in western Africa. Col. Bradley D. Moses, the officer in […]

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Mayor calls for thorough probe of police shooting

Calls for an outside investigation into the fatal police shooting of a Kentucky emergency medical technician are growing, two months after the 26-year-old black woman was killed in her home By DYLAN LOVAN Associated Press May 13, 2020, 10:49 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOUISVILLE, Ky. […]

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Corey La Barrie’s Collaborator, Crawford Collins, Mourns ‘Brother’ After Death In Car Crash

Mere days after Corey La Barrie’s life was cut short in a fatal accident, his fellow YouTube star, Crawford Collins, said he will forever miss his ‘best friend’ and that Corey’s ‘legacy’ will last forever. “Corey, you were my brother/best friend/channel partner and one crazy motherf-cker,” wrote Crawford Collins, 23, at the start of his […]

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Local prosecutors under investigation in Georgia slaying

ATLANTA — The Georgia prosecutors who first handled the fatal shooting of a black man, before charges were filed more than two months later, were placed under investigation Tuesday for their conduct in the case, which has fueled a national outcry and questions about whether the slaying was racially motivated. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr […]

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For a Georgia Police Force, a Bungled Shooting Case Follows a Trail of Woes

BRUNSWICK, Ga. — When the Glynn County Police Department arrived at the scene of a fatal shooting in February in southeastern Georgia, officers encountered a former colleague with the victim’s blood on his hands. They took down his version of events and let him and his adult son, who had fired the shots, go home. […]

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Independent prosecutor sought in Indiana police shooting

Indianapolis’ top prosecutor is asking a court to appoint an independent prosecutor to probe a fatal police shooting that was at least partially livestreamed on Facebook By The Associated Press May 8, 2020, 6:48 PM 2 min read 2 min read INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis’ top prosecutor on Friday asked a court to appoint an independent […]

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Indianapolis chief: No bodycam video of 2 police shootings

Indianapolis’ police chief says none of the officers involved in the fatal police shootings of two men killed hours apart in separate incidents were equipped with body cameras that would have captured those shootings By The Associated Press May 7, 2020, 5:01 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this […]

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Indianapolis officer fatally shoots man, prompting protests

An Indianapolis police officer’s fatal shooting of a black man following a pursuit was apparently captured in part on Facebook Live video, prompting dozens of angry people to converge on the shooting scene By The Associated Press May 7, 2020, 3:01 PM 4 min read 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article […]

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‘Little Women: Atlanta’s Ms. Minnie Determined To Be ‘At Fault’ In Tragic Car Crash That Killed Her

Ashley ‘Ms. Minnie’ Ross is listed as ‘at fault’ for the fatal car crash, right outside Atlanta, that took her life on April 26 — according to the official police report. The ‘Little Women: Atlanta’ star lost control of her vehicle, police say. She was 34. Ashley Ross, also known as “Ms. Minnie: from Lifetime’s […]

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Woman arraigned in killing of security guard over virus mask

A Michigan woman was formally charged Tuesday in the fatal shooting of a store security guard who refused to allow her daughter inside because she wasn’t wearing a face mask to protect against transmission of the coronavirus. Sharmel Teague, 45, was arraigned via video Tuesday in district court, according to the Genesee County prosecutor’s office. […]

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3 charged in killing of store security guard over virus mask

A woman, her adult son and husband have been charged in the fatal shooting of a security guard who refused to let her daughter enter a Family Dollar in Michigan because she wasn’t wearing a face mask to protect against transmission of the coronavirus. Calvin Munerlyn was shot Friday at the store just north of […]

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‘Something Is Going to Explode’: When Coronavirus Strikes a Prison

The Federal Correctional Complex in Oakdale, La., is the site of the first fatal coronavirus outbreak in the federal prison system. F.C.C. Oakdale — which houses some 2,000 inmates and employs close to 500 staff members in two low-security prisons (Federal Correctional Institution Oakdale I and F.C.I. Oakdale II) as well as a minimum-security camp […]

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Coronavirus Updates: Erdogan Refuses Resignation of Minister Who Led Botched Lockdown in Turkey

A chloroquine study ends in Brazil over concerns of fatal heart complications. A small study of chloroquine, which is closely related to the hydroxychloroquine drug President Trump has enthusiastically promoted, was halted in Brazil after coronavirus patients taking a higher dose developed irregular heart rates that increased their risk of a potentially fatal arrhythmia. The […]

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High Blood Pressure of Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Problems in Children

Pre-eclampsia — the high blood pressure of pregnancy — can be harmful and even fatal to the mother. Now a new study suggests that children exposed to pre-eclampsia may be at increased risk for a number of developmental problems. Researchers used a Norwegian health database to study 980,560 children, of whom 28,068 were exposed to […]

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Whales face more fatal ship collisions as waters warm

Climate change is imperiling the world’s largest animals by increasing the likelihood of fatal collisions between whales and big ships that ply the same waters. Warming ocean temperatures are causing some species of whales in pursuit of food to stray more frequently into shipping lanes, scientists say. The phenomenon already has increased ship strikes involving […]

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Judge acquits Amtrak officer in fatal Chicago shooting

An Amtrak police officer charged with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Minnesota man in Chicago has been acquitted By The Associated Press February 28, 2020, 8:26 PM 2 min read CHICAGO — A judge on Friday acquitted an Amtrak police officer of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed […]

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16-year-old charged with murder in teen siblings’ slayings

A 16-year-old Indianapolis youth is facing murder charges in adult court for the fatal shootings of two teenage siblings By The Associated Press February 24, 2020, 5:19 PM 1 min read INDIANAPOLIS — A 16-year-old Indianapolis youth was charged Monday with murder as an adult for allegedly fatally shooting two teenage siblings. Lometreus Sanders faces […]

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