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Lawyer: No answer on why man who died in custody was stopped
BALTIMORE (AP) -- The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries he sustained during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place.... 4/21/2015 9:15 AM

Developments in tensions between police and communities
Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers in the past year have touched off a national debate about police conduct, which has only escalated as additional interactions between police and suspects - lethal or otherwise - are captured on video by law enforcement or civilians. Here are some recent developments.... 4/21/2015 12:25 AM

Where US sees terror prevention, some Muslims see profiling
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) -- Sameer Mohiuddin grew more confused by the second as panelists speaking at his Southern California mosque trumpeted a new national initiative to prevent violent extremism.... 4/20/2015 4:15 PM

Questions, answers about federal anti-radicalization effort
The Obama administration is piloting programs in Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis focused on tackling global terrorism on a local scale. But some community members and activists worry the efforts will amount to wide-scale government surveillance of Muslim communities. Some questions and answers about the initiative:... 4/21/2015 12:23 AM

Utah woman gets maximum sentence in deaths of 6 newborns
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the grisly crimes from the woman they knew as a loving mother.... 4/21/2015 7:26 AM

Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.... 4/21/2015 6:14 AM

Arizona sheriff faces contempt hearing in profiling case
PHOENIX (AP) -- The sheriff for metro Phoenix begins a four-day hearing Tuesday that could bring him fines, damage his credibility and make him politically vulnerable for his acknowledged violations of a judge's orders in a racial profiling case.... 4/21/2015 8:05 AM

Sheriff, lawyer dispute whether 73-year-old deputy qualified
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Tulsa County volunteer deputy who shot and killed a suspect after mistaking his handgun for a stun gun was using an unauthorized weapon when he fired the fatal shot, lawyers for the dead man's family said Monday.... 4/21/2015 12:54 AM

Questions, answers about police officers who confuse weapons
Robert Bates, the volunteer sheriff's deputy who killed an unarmed suspect in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 2, says he accidentally fired his handgun when he meant to deploy his stun gun. Bates apologized for killing Eric Harris last week but described his deadly mistake as a common problem in law enforcement, saying: "This has happened a number of times around the country. ...You must believe me, it can happen to anyone."... 4/21/2015 5:25 AM

Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) -- Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.... 4/21/2015 11:28 AM



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