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Florida Shooter May Have First Pounded on Neighbor’s Door

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Someone pounded on Miguel Rivera’s sliding glass door early Sunday, but when he went to investigate, no one was there. Minutes later, gunfire erupted at his neighbor’s house, where authorities say a Marine vet who thought he heard the voice of God killed four people, including a 3-month-old boy. Rivera said…

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Orlando PD Upgrades Body Cams, ‘Aims for More Access and Transparency’ for the Community

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Orlando Police Department received upgraded body-worn cameras (BWC) following a $6.4 million investment, aiming to increase the layers of safety for both officers and the public. OPD Chief Orlando Rolón and Officer Bradley Vilmer, OPD’s Technology Liaison, demonstrated the new Axon 3 cameras to the press, showing the new features…

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Racism of Rioters Takes Center Stage in Jan. 6 Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) – It had only been hinted at in previous public examinations of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection: Scores of rioters attacked police officers not just with makeshift weapons, stun guns and fists, but with racist slurs and accusations of treason. Four officers, two from the U.S. Capitol Police and two from the D.C.’s…

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1 Killed and 5 Wounded in Shooting in Oakland; Motive Sought

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn’t known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said. The unidentified man was pronounced dead at a hospital after gunfire erupted Saturday evening near Lake Merritt,…

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Police: 3 Hurt in Florida Mall Shooting, Suspects in Custody

MIAMI (AP) — A shooting at an upscale South Florida shopping mall that began as a fight between two groups of people left three people injured Saturday afternoon and sent mall patrons fleeing and ducking for cover, police and local news reports said. Live aerial televised news footage showed mall patrons running from the Aventura…

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4 Ex-Cops Indicted on US Civil Rights Charges in Floyd Death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man’s constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air. A three-count indictment unsealed Friday names Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and…

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