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CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Teen charged in fatal high school shooting appears in court

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— The teenager accused of fatally shooting a fellow student at a North Carolina high school appeared before a judge Tuesday as his public defender requested a low bond and permission for the boy to stay home with his mother while awaiting trial. Jatwan Craig Cuffie, the ninth-grade student charged as an adult with … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Teen charged in fatal high school shooting appears in court

PHOENIX | Retrial begins for neo-Nazi charged in 2009 Phoenix killing

PHOENIX — A neo-Nazi charged with trying to kill a black man and fatally shooting the man’s white girlfriend was driven by hate, a prosecutor said Monday at the start of a retrial in the 9-year-old case. Prosecutor Ryan Green told jurors that Travis Ricci embraced the lifestyle of white supremacy, had Nazi and white-power … Continue reading PHOENIX | Retrial begins for neo-Nazi charged in 2009 Phoenix killing

SNELLVILLE, Ga | Officer fatally shoots suspect in Georgia police slaying

SNELLVILLE, Ga — A police officer on Monday shot and killed an 18-year-old man accused of fatally shooting another officer near a school in the Atlanta area over the weekend, police said. Tafahree Maynard was one of two men charged in the fatal shooting Saturday of Gwinnett County police Officer Antwan Toney. Police believe Maynard … Continue reading SNELLVILLE, Ga | Officer fatally shoots suspect in Georgia police slaying

DALLAS | Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired

DALLAS  — A white police officer accused of fatally shooting her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday for “adverse conduct,” the Dallas Police Department said in a statement. Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger during a hearing Monday, according to the statement posted on Twitter . Guyger has been … Continue reading DALLAS | Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired

DALLAS | The Latest: Ex-Texas cop sentenced to 15 years for murder

DALLAS — The Latest on a white former police officer in Texas convicted of murder for the on-duty death of an unarmed black teenager (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A Dallas jury has issued a 15-year prison sentence for a white former police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting an unarmed, black teenager as … Continue reading DALLAS | The Latest: Ex-Texas cop sentenced to 15 years for murder

DALLAS | Ex-Texas cop guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen

DALLAS— A white ex-police officer was convicted of murder Tuesday for fatally shooting a black, unarmed 15-year-old boy while firing into a car packed with teenagers in suburban Dallas, marking a rare guilty verdict in a police shooting case. Dallas County jurors were not swayed by Roy Oliver’s claim that he feared for his partner’s … Continue reading DALLAS | Ex-Texas cop guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen

ORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | White man charged with fatally shooting black man in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla— Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida’s “stand your ground” law. Michael Drejka, 47, has been charged with the July 19 death of Markeis McGlockton outside a Clearwater convenience store, … Continue reading ORT LAUDERDALE, Fla | White man charged with fatally shooting black man in Florida

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