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CHICAGO | Man killed by Chicago police ran away, reached for waist

CHICAGO  — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, according to footage released Sunday from an officer’s body-worn camera. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said it’s the quickest he has ever ordered … Continue reading CHICAGO | Man killed by Chicago police ran away, reached for waist

CHICAGO | The Latest: Video: Chicago man ran away, reached to waist

CHICAGO — The Latest on a fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Video released from an officer’s body-worn camera shows a black man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was running away and reaching toward his waist when he was shot … Continue reading CHICAGO | The Latest: Video: Chicago man ran away, reached to waist

CHICAGO | Chicago police: Man killed by police appeared to be armed

CHICAGO — Footage from body-worn cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun, authorities said Sunday. Police described the video and said they would release footage of Saturday’s shooting from officer-worn body cameras later Sunday. Police … Continue reading CHICAGO | Chicago police: Man killed by police appeared to be armed

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officials to charge the officer. Hundreds of marchers chanting “Who did this? The police … Continue reading Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

NEW YORK | Metal object in fatal NY police shooting was a welding torch

NEW YORK |April 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The metal object that was mistaken for a gun in a fatal shooting by officers turned out to be the head of a welding torch, according to New York Police Department officials. Saheed Vassell’s father has told reporters that his son had previously worked as a welder. Police seeking … Continue reading NEW YORK | Metal object in fatal NY police shooting was a welding torch

The Latest: San Antonio police seek ID of man in photo

SAN ANTONIO (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a San Antonio police officer (all times local): 7 p.m. The San Antonio Police Department has posted a photo of a man on its Facebook page, saying “he might have information on the murder” of Det. Benjamin Marconi. Police are asking for assistance in … Continue reading The Latest: San Antonio police seek ID of man in photo

Mistrial: Ohio police shooting trial jury deadlocked

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial after a jury said it was deadlocked Saturday in the case of a white former police officer charged with murder in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist. The Hamilton County prosecutor said jurors were leaning toward a lesser conviction of voluntary manslaughter and … Continue reading Mistrial: Ohio police shooting trial jury deadlocked

BALLWIN, MO RESTAURANTS WORK TO HELP INJURED POLICE OFFICER MIKE FLAMION

Dine Out For Officer Mike Flamion – Officer & Family Needs The Help of Their Community! BALLWIN, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – On July 8th, 2016, Ballwin, MO police officer, Mike Flamion, was shot from behind after pulling a car over for speeding.  While walking back to his car to make a records check he was shot … Continue reading BALLWIN, MO RESTAURANTS WORK TO HELP INJURED POLICE OFFICER MIKE FLAMION