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3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Running for the U.S. Senate was never a sure thing for Claire McCaskill. She had to be courted.
6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Backers of a ballot measure that seeks to raise Nebraska's minimum wage say the effort could drive up turnout and improve the chances of Democratic candidates in some high-profile races.
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Members of Ferguson Police Department wearing what appear to be body cameras during rally on August 30, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri over shooting death on August 9, 2014 of unarmed black teenager.
The script usually goes like this: Shocking incident happens. Political leaders and advocates all promise changes so it doesn't happen again.
It is a difficult time to be in law enforcement. Thanks to the hard work of police and sheriffs, though, it is also a difficult time to be a criminal.
OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitude Their job is to deal with citizens, not act like soldiers in a war zone Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ps8m2b Asbury Park Press photo/Thomas P. Costello This former military vehicle is now part of the Middletown Township Police Department fleet.
In light of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, some police forces are putting body cameras to use on their officers.
WYFF News 4 Investigates found more law enforcement agencies in the Upstate are using a device that's recording when an officer uses deadly force.
On August 08, 2014, the Executive Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association passed a resolution addressing how athletic departments should handle cases of sexual misconduct involving student athletes.
Sen. Claire McCaskill , Sen. Dean Heller , Sen. Richard Blumenthal , Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , Sen. Kelly Ayotte , Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Marco Rubio are joined by sexual assault survivors during a recent news conference new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses.
With the scars of violent protests still visible in Ferguson, Democratic Reps. Lacy Clay of St. Louis and Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, met with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon Thursday night to discuss their concerns over the so-called "militarization" of local law enforcement.
Our View: Police body cameras hold promise Studies show these cameras reduce complaints against officers along with use of force Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/28/view-police-body-cameras-hold-promise/14766567/ A police officer keeps watch over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of ... (more)
SPRINGFIELD, VA. In the past two weeks, Michael Brown went from being an unknown teen to being the most talked-about citizen in the country.
On the ninth night of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Chris King, the managing editor of the St. Louis American , one of the country's oldest black newspapers, got word from a protestor that "outside agitators" were in possession of grenades.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon did not attend the funeral service Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed teen shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson , Mo., because Nixon was "uninvited," two African-American community leaders told the Washington Examiner .
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:35 pm
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