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Italian bridge collapses in Genoa, police say

August 14, 2018 |

Several vehicles plummeted to the ground as a raised highway in Genoa crumbled during a sudden and violent storm, sending rescuers on a desperate search for survivors in an incident Italian officials said was likely “an immense tragedy.”
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Police: Man Crashed Plane Into His Own Home

August 13, 2018 |

A Utah man flew a small plane into his own house early Monday just hours after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife in a nearby canyon where the couple went to talk over their problems, authorities said. The pilot, Duane Youd, died, the AP reports. His wife and…
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Police: Mom Left Kids in Hot Car, Attacked Good Samaritan

August 13, 2018 |

A mother in Louisiana left her two young children locked in a hot car for around 90 minutes and then attacked one of the people who rescued them, police say. Shawnise Sherman, 22, has been charged with child desertion and battery, the New Orleans Advocate reports. Police say she left…
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‘Unite the Right’ protesters arrive in DC, march under police escort amid counterprotests

August 12, 2018 |

Tension was building Sunday afternoon in Washington, D.C., as a group of far-right demonstrators gathered for the so-called “Unite the Right II” march toward the White House and were met by dozens of law enforcement officers and hundreds of counterprotesters.
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Amid Police Tensions, Charlottesville Remembers

August 12, 2018 |

A day after tensions between police and activists nearly boiled over on the University of Virginia’s campus, Charlottesville is marking Sunday’s anniversary of a deadly gathering of white supremacists with a rally against racial hatred. Heather Heyer’s mother, Susan Bro, told the AP that she has been dreading the anniversary…
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2 police officers among 4 killed in Canada shooting

August 10, 2018 |

Two police officers were among four people killed in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, police in the Canadian provincial capital said Friday.
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Two ‘elderly’ men did not escape their retirement home to attend heavy metal festival, police say

August 9, 2018 |

The report of two “elderly” men sneaking out of their retirement home to attend Germany’s largest heavy metal festival was not true, police said.
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Woman Tells Police She’s a White ‘Thoroughbred’

August 9, 2018 |

A woman seen speeding through a stop sign at 60mph told officers they shouldn’t arrest her because she’s a “very clean, thoroughbred, white girl,” police said. Her eyes glassy and bloodshot, Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw was slurring her words and a Breathalyzer showed her blood-alcohol concentration registered 0.18, according to…
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Berkeley police arrest 17, seize several makeshift ‘weapons’ at start of planned protests

August 6, 2018 |

Police in Berkeley, Calif., arrested at least 14 people Sunday as several hundred people gathered in the city for planned dueling protests that sparked fears of broader violence.
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Town’s Entire Police Force Abruptly Resigns

August 1, 2018 |

The entire four-member police department of a small western Massachusetts town has resigned, citing poor equipment and unsafe working conditions, the AP reports. Interim Police Chief Roberta Sarnacki and three officers submitted their resignations in a letter to Blandford officials on Monday, effective immediately. The officers said the town’s police…
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