officers-sandy-perez-alb-nm   Keith Sandy, left, and Officer Dominique Perez

MARY HUDETZ, Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) 10/05 — A former Albuquerque police officer standing trial on a murder charge in the on-duty shooting death of a homeless camper told jurors he had concerns about being in the dark about what prosecutors have described as a botched plan to take the man into custody.

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DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 10/05 — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to create a new agency to investigate police shootings and misconduct allegations is moving toward approval even as critics say it’s not strong enough to keep a close eye on a police force with a reputation for brutality.

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MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 10/05 — An East Texas man who pleaded guilty to killing a neighbor couple during a shooting rampage 13 years ago and who has said he wants to be put to death for the crime appeared headed for execution Wednesday.

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