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Reserve deputy charged with manslaughter in shooting death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a reserve sheriff's deputy with manslaughter in the death of a man who was fatally shot as he lay on the ground at the officer's feet — a shooting that has raised questions about the use of volunteer officers to supplement full-time police.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Police use of stun guns eyed in officer-involved killings

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Before a bystander's video led to his murder charge and firing, North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager said he killed a fleeing suspect in a traffic stop after a struggle over his Taser.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Killer Jodi Arias gets life term with no chance for release

PHOENIX (AP) — The nearly seven-year legal saga of Jodi Arias ended Monday as a judge sentenced her to life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend, and the victim's sisters unleashed their pain over the 2008 murder that captivated social media with its salacious details.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015

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Police video shows killing of black Oklahoma suspect

 

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man can be heard apologizing and admitting to shooting a person in a video that documents the killing of a black suspect by a white reserve sheriff's deputy.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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Community college shooting victim was long-time employee

 

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A gunman with a rifle entered a community college campus building Monday morning and killed a print shop operator who had just arrived at work, school officials and authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

 

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened the way for Russia's delivery of a sophisticated air defense missile system to Iran, a move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's military capability.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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Official: Man killed in Lamborghini crash was track employee

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Lamborghini driven by a customer at an exotic-car racing attraction on Walt Disney World property crashed into a guardrail, killing a driving instructor who was in the passenger seat, a spokeswoman said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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Ex-guards to get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge says he won't deviate from the lengthy mandatory minimum sentences faced by four former Blackwater security guards for their role in a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi civilians and wounded more than a dozen others.

Last Updated on Monday, 13 April 2015

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