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  1. Protests, arrests follow Cleveland officer's acquittalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Click2Houston

    Police arrested demonstrators in downtown Cleveland Saturday night following the acquittal of a police officer who stood trial in the 2012 shooting death of two unarmed people. CNN video showed police in riot gear moving down East Fourth Street, a strip of restaurants, and pushing back protesters.

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  2. Protests, arrests after Ohio officer's acquittal in 2 deathsRead the original story

    5 min ago | My Mother Lode

    Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire. Michael Brelo, 31, faces administrative charges while remaining suspended without pay after his acquittal Saturday on two counts of voluntary manslaughter, but he no longer faces the prospect of prison.

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  3. Protests, arrests after judge acquits Ohio officer in deaths of 2 unarmed black suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Medincine Hat News

    Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire. Michael Brelo, 31, faces administrative charges while remaining suspended without pay after his acquittal Saturday on two counts of voluntary manslaughter, but he no longer faces the prospect of prison.

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  4. Ohio patrolman's acquittal in 2 deaths sets off protestsRead the original story

    19 min ago | Marietta Times

    The acquittal of a white Cleveland police officer Saturday set off angry but mostly orderly protests while shining little light on how an event that started with a car backfiring could end in a 137-shot barrage, the patrolman firing from the hood of the car and the deaths of two unarmed black suspects. Michael Brelo, 31, put his head in his hands as the judge issued the verdict followed by angry, but peaceful, protests outside the courthouse.

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  5. Police seek assistance in Roxbury slayRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Boston Herald

    CRIME SCENE: Boston police Commissioner William B. Evan was at the scene of a fatal early morning shooting at the intersection of Weaver Court and Weaver Way. Police are searching for a suspect in a Roxbury shooting early yesterday that left one man dead, and are urging anyone who saw something to come forward and help them in the investigation.

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  6. The Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests after verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfir... . FILE - In this April 9, 2015, file photo, Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo listens to testimony during his trial in Cleveland.

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  7. The Latest in Cleveland: Protesters remember Tamir RiceRead the original story

    46 min ago | The Review

    Some residents of Cleveland are looking ahead to what could be the next big moment in tensions with police: a decision on whether to charge a white officer in the killing of a 12-year-old black boy. About 200 people have pulled up stakes after gathering Saturday afternoon at a recreation center Tamir Rice was killed six months ago.

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  8. Cleveland protests erupt after officer found not guilty in fatal shooting of two unarmed suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Yahoo!

    A Cleveland police officer was found not guilty on Saturday in the shooting deaths of an unarmed black man and a woman after a high-speed car chase in 2012, one in a series of cases that have raised questions over police conduct and race relations in the United States. Judge John O'Donnell said Officer Michael Brelo, 31, acted reasonably in shooting the two suspects while standing on the hood of their surrounded car and firing multiple rounds through the windshield.

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  9. Isla Vista rampage victims rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    Santa Barbara residents and UC Santa Barbara students come together for a student-led gathering in remembrance of those who were killed and injured in Elliot Rodger's rampage one year ago. Santa Barbara residents and UC Santa Barbara students come together for a student-led gathering in remembrance of those who were killed and injured in Elliot Rodger's rampage one year ago.

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  10. LeBron: 'Violence is not the answer' after Brelo verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The News-Press

    Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James didn't feel he knew about the situation involving the Cleveland cop acquitted Saturday in the 2012 shooting deaths of two unarmed people inside a car. LeBron: 'Violence is not the answer' after Brelo verdict INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James didn't feel he knew about the situation involving the Cleveland cop acquitted Saturday in the 2012 shooting deaths of two unarmed people inside a car.

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  11. Defendant gets married after homicide trial orderedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    A western Pennsylvania man got married about an hour after a judge held a preliminary hearing on criminal allegations against him and ordered him to stand trial for the death of a man whose body was found in a river in another state. Hubert Wingate, 30, of Pittsburgh was charged in Allegheny County with homicide, theft and abuse of a corpse in the disappearance and shooting death of Andre Gray, 34, of Lawrenceville.

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  12. Police designate safer space for tradesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denton Record-Chronicle

    The Flower Mound Police Department has added two "online exchange zone" signs in the front of the station's parking lot. The Flower Mound Police Department recently put up two signs marking two adjacent spaces in its parking lot.

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  13. Clarksville Police arrest Two for College Street MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Clarksville Online

    Clarksville Police Officers have arrested two men for the shooting death of Charles Whitfield that occurred on College Street about 1:00am Friday morning. The arrests, which were about thirteen hours apart, were made in different areas of the city.

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  14. Cleveland officer acquitted in killings of unarmed pairRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Concord Monitor

    A Cleveland police officer was acquitted Saturday for his role in the 2012 fatal shooting of two unarmed people in a car after officers mistook the sound of the car backfiring as gunshots. After a four-week trial, a judge found officer Michael Brelo, 31, not guilty of two counts of felony voluntary manslaughter in the deaths of Timothy Russell, 43, and Malissa Williams, 30. Russell and Williams were killed Nov. 29, 2012, after they led 62 police vehicles on a chase across Cleveland.

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  15. Police gun down man accused of killing ex-girlfriendRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Joplin

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said. Law enforcement officers killed James ... (Read full article)

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  16. Sheriff: Community is relieved now that suspect is deadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | 13WHAM

    A Missouri sheriff says there's a "huge amount of relief" in the community, after authorities shot and killed a man who'd been accused in the shooting death of his former girlfriend and her teenage son. James Horn was killed at a state wildlife area in western Missouri -- two days after Sandra Kay Sutton and her 17-year-old son were found dead at a relative's home.

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  17. Police have not charged associates found with D.C. quadruple murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Four people found with Daron Dylon Wint, a suspect in the brutal quadruple slaying in a private home in northwest Washington last week, have been released from custody, police said Saturday. Authorities found Wint on Thursday after a two-day, multistate manhunt for those responsible for the killing of a prominent Washington couple, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper.

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  18. 4-year-old girl 'doing fine' a day after being shot in the head in West Englewood, grandfather saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times

    A 4-year-old South Side girl whose mother was about to move her family to Minneapolis to escape the violence in Chicago was "doing fine" a day after being shot in the head in a drive-by shooting outside a prom party Friday night in West Englewood, her grandfather said Saturday night. "She wakes up, and a she knows who's in the room," said Marvin Gresham, little Jacele Johnson's grandfather.

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  19. Police in Missouri kill suspect in double slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    A two-day manhunt for James Barton Horn Jr. ended on Saturday with police killing the double-homicide suspect in Missouri. Horn was being sought in the shooting deaths of Sandra Sutton, 46, and her 17-year-old son, Zachary Wade Sutton, who were found dead on Thursday at a house in Clinton in west-central Missouri.

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  20. Cleveland Cop Cleared In 2012 ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | 700WLW Cincinnati

    Judge John O'Donnell found Officer Michael Brelo, not guilty in the shooting deaths of a black couple following a high speed chase in 2012. Melissa Williams and Timothy Russell were killed in November 2012 after refusing to stop their car - and leading police on a 22 mile chase with speeds of up to 100 miles per hour.

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