Month: July 2020

By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press (07/28)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles officials announced Monday a major expansion of the city’s community policing program that prioritizes building relationships between officers and residents in an effort to reduce crime amid a nationwide reckoning on racial injustice and police brutality.

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Associated Press (07/26)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A protest in Oakland, California, in support of racial justice and police reform turned violent when a small group of demonstrators wearing helmets and goggles and carrying large signs that doubled as shields set fire to a courthouse,

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By COLLEEN SLEVIN (07/25)

A teenager who told authorities that he launched a fatal shooting attack on his suburban Denver school last year with a classmate because he wanted them to experience trauma like that he had experienced was sentenced on Friday to life in prison plus 38 years with the possibility of parole after about two decades behind bars.

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By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press (07/24)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge specifically blocked U.S. agents from arresting or using physical force against journalists and legal observers at protests in Oregon’s largest city where President Donald Trump is testing the limits of federal power.

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