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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered minor injuries during an altercation in a police station with a man who wrestled away the officer’s gun, fired it and then ran when another officer shot at him.

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A Louisiana state trooper who died in a single-car crash just hours after he was told he would be fired for his role in the death of a Black man was buried with honors Friday at a ceremony that authorities sought to keep secret out of concerns it would attract a mass protest.

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Louisville, Kentucky, police said Monday that they had canceled vacations and were setting up barricades in preparation for the state attorney general's announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor's shooting death.

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Robert Merkle used dating apps and online meet up groups to target, harass and stalk women. He’s been behind bars for three years after pleading guilty to the crimes, but in less than two weeks, he will be out on the streets and his victims want to warn others.

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 15-year-old girl shot to death in St. Louis has become the city's 194th homicide victim in 2020, matching the total for all of 2019 with 3 1/2 months still to go in the year.