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BOSTON | Man accused of killing officer, bystander to be arraigned

BOSTON— A man accused of fatally shooting a Massachusetts police officer with the officer’s own weapon and an innocent bystander is scheduled to be arraigned on murder charges. Protesters angry about the killing took to the streets Saturday in a city that’s struggled with police shootings, especially against black men and other minorities. Some threw … Continue reading BOSTON | Man accused of killing officer, bystander to be arraigned

SAVANNAH, Ga. | Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified

SAVANNAH, Ga. — A grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, has determined police were justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old man they had come to arrest in January. The grand jury report concludes Ricky Boyd pointed a BB pistol at officers, and it appeared to be a real gun. His family insists he was unarmed. Boyd’s … Continue reading SAVANNAH, Ga. | Grand jury says police shooting of Georgia man justified