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Chicago police to unveil new officer use-of-force policy

Chicago police to unveil new officer use-of-force policy

The officer knew to shoot the attacker, but chose not to so her family and department would not face scrutiny. "We'd be going through the old rituals we know by heart, angry activists, the dead re-created as the victim of state-sponsored racism, politicians cowering and turning their backs on her, the entire urban political liturgy we've seen so many times." "She's hospitalized right now, but she still has the spirit and the bravery that these officers and firefighters display every day - ... Read More

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Red Cross Sends Volunteers to East Coast for Hurricane Matthew

Red Cross Sends Volunteers to East Coast for Hurricane Matthew

They said the app will talk people through what to do before, during, and after the storm. Stotz said people who want to volunteer with the Red Cross can visit www. The red cross advises that, before trying to donate or help disaster areas, first check with aid agencies to see what the need actually is. They both said that receiving calls flood them with a mix of emotions, but nonetheless, they're always prepared. Read More

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Red Cross Wisconsin helping with Hurricane Matthew response

Red Cross Wisconsin helping with Hurricane Matthew response

But by the way the storm is looking, Libbrecht expects the need to be great. While many in states like Florida are packing up and heading away from the storm, one South Dakota couple is driving down there to help. Meanwhile, John has been on over a dozen deployments - helping with hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding, etc. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small across the United States. Read More

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Charlotte-FAU game postponed by Hurricane Matthew

It's cliche to say that in a game like this the records don't matter, but. "It has been a killer for us". UNC should be good again this season but faces significant questions. Back in August, Florida State was expected to be contending for a spot in the College Football Playoff. "Mutual, mutual respect", Richt said. Take out the September 10 game against Charleston Southern (a Football Championship Subdivision school) and the numbers are worse. Read More

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United Nations expert: Attack on Aleppo aid convoy last month was air strike

The UN and Red Cross have been pushing to get aid into east Aleppo for weeks, but those efforts have been stalled by insecurity and bureaucratic problems, including obstacles imposed by both the Damascus government and rebel commanders. The village is in an area controlled by IS militants. The Hawar news agency in the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria said 18 were killed. It said the attack happened around midnight Tuesday. Read More

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Kardashian West assailants still at large after France heist

Kardashian West assailants still at large after France heist

It also emerged Tuesday that Kardashian managed to slip out of the plastic ties around her wrists by "wriggling her hands" - then ran to a friend who was hiding downstairs in the two-story apartment, according to a separate report. He immediately stopped and spoke to the crowd, saying, "I'm sorry". "[I haven't spoken to her because] I'm literally here all the time". There's more people for security to be covering. Read More

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Clinton shows empathy for young voters in hacked recording

Clinton shows empathy for young voters in hacked recording

They want a political revolution, and she sympathizes, but then she says: "I think we should all be really understanding of that and should try to do the best we cannot to be, you know, a wet blanket on idealism". However, Bernie has helped to avoid this by saying he agrees with her since they are still living in their parents' basements because they don't have good job opportunities. Read More

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Fleeing man wanted in Virginia K-9 shooting captured

Fleeing man wanted in Virginia K-9 shooting captured

Pearce identified the suspect as 34-year-old Joseph Conway. Police said Conway, a passenger in the auto, got out of the vehicle and got into a physical altercation with the deputy before running off. The deputies returned fire in the incident during which the dog was shot, Pearce said, but did not hit the fleeing suspect. Conway is still being sought by deputies and police. Read More

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NYPD official: Don't fear the creepy clowns

Josephs church and took a picture of it. The incidents come after numerous unsubstantiated reports of menacing clowns in other parts of the country, particularly on the East Coast. Spokeswoman Mary Kay Roth said the system wanted to stay on top of any possibly rumors. The students did this exclusively as a prank and were not aware at the time of the other threats being circulated. Read More

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Mom, Baby Found After Amber Alert Issued in Indiana

Mom, Baby Found After Amber Alert Issued in Indiana

Around 8:40 p.m. Monday, Indiana State Police said the teen was found safe in a public place after they used her cell phone to find her. This is the third Amber Alert in IN in a week. They may be with Raphael's non-custodial father, Ralph Bevineau. The license plate is unknown. She was last seen wearing a white t-shirt and Grinch pajamas. Read More

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Home explosion in Paterson, N.J., levels buildings

Home explosion in Paterson, N.J., levels buildings

It was reported that several Paterson firefighters sustained injuries at the scene. Two people have been arrested in connection with the explosion. The owner of a nearby store told New York NBC affiliate WNBC that the owner of one of the houses had come out of the building complaining about the smell of gas right before the explosion. Read More

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Hurricane Matthew could devastate Haiti, track up Eastern Seaboard

The center of the storm is expected to approach Haiti Monday night, move near eastern Cuba by late Tuesday, and finally into the Bahamas on Wednesday. Matthew will bring heavy rains and strong winds that could lead to severe flooding, risky tides, and mudslides. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the unsafe Category 4 storm has top sustained winds near 130 miles per hour (215 kph). Read More

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3 people shot at elementary school playground

3 people shot at elementary school playground

A judge in SC will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded in a rural community. Greenville Health spokeswoman Sandy Dees said Jacob Hall was still critical Friday afternoon. McAdams cared for victims while Brock took down the 14-year-old shooter. Read More

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Supreme Court will not re-hear immigration case

Supreme Court will not re-hear immigration case

A majority of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said the law - which calls for the rejection of trademarks that "may disparage. persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into contempt, or disrepute"- violates the First Amendment's free speech guarantee. Read More

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