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Man Tries To Run Down Police; They Shoot, Kill Him

A man who had posted an online video threatening to kill police and FBI agents tried to use his car to run down officers seeking to arrest him on Tuesday so, fearing for their lives, they shot and killed him, authorities said.


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Leon Ford On Grand Jury Decision: “I Have No Faith In The System At All”

People around the world tuned in to hear the grand jury’s decision in Ferguson Monday night.


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Dr. Ed Rhymes Discusses Relationship Between Police And Black Men In America Following Ferguson

In the wake of the events in Ferguson, Missouri, has the effort to progress Race Relations in this country gone backwards? That was the question asked when Author and Public Speaker, Dr. Ed Rhymes, came on the Chris Moore Show this past weekend.

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Man Accused Of Shooting, Paralyzing Officer Found Guilty

A man accused of shooting and paralyzing a Pittsburgh police officer was found guilty on all counts Monday afternoon.


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Closing Arguments In Trial Of Man Accused Of Shooting, Paralyzing Officer

Closing arguments are expected to begin Friday against the man accused of shooting and paralyzing a Pittsburgh police officer
Defendant James Hill took the stand Friday and denied firing his weapon at all.


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Jury Shown Pictures Of Guns Used In Shooting That Left Officer Paralyzed

The jury in the trial of James Hill saw pictures of the guns used during the shootout Thursday.


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Jury Hears Dispatch Tapes Of Shooting That Left Officer Paralyzed

The jury in the trial of James Hill heard police dispatch tapes the day of the shooting that paralyzed Officer Morgan Jenkins.


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Officer Shot In Homewood Incident In ICU, In Good Spirits

Police say the incident in which a suspect was shot by police and two officers were injured will undergo review by the critical incident review board.


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Officers Allegedly Also Shot Wrong Car During Police Chase

Police have arrested the man who led police on a high-speed chase through the South Side, which ended with police shots.


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Police Question Getaway Driver In Robbery, Monaca Shooting

The investigation continues today after a shooting behind a gas station in Beaver County Wednesday afternoon left one police officer injured.


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Shooter In Custody After Police Shooting In Monaca

Officer Alan Shaffer and 19-year-old Damontae Williams, of Aliquippa, got into a running gun battle in an alley adjacent to the CoGo’s in the 1400 block of Pennsylvania Avenue.


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Pittsburgh Police Fatally Shoot Man In Knoxville

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner says that a 24-year-old man is dead after he was shot by Pittsburgh police during a traffic stop in the city’s Knoxville section.


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Attorney Raises Concerns In Clairton Police Shooting

A defense attorney raised questions Tuesday about whether an alleged victim could identify suspects in the shooting that paralyzed Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak.


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Gov. Corbett Orders State Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Kotecki

In honor of Lower Burrell Police Patrolman Derek Kotecki, Governor Corbett has ordered all state flags to fly at half-staff.


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Jury Sentences Poplawski To Death

It took a jury just about two hours to decide that convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski should be sentenced to death. The jury received the case around 4:30 p.m. and the verdict was read shortly after 7 p.m.