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New York police investigating stabbing of Asian guy as possible hate crime

New York City police were investigating the stabbing of a 36-year-old Asian man who was attacked from behind as a possible hate crime, police said.

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Defund the Authorities?

Ohio city backtracks on diverting money.

Calls to redirect police funding were a consistent refrain during last summer’s protests, but it didn’t always translate into policy changes. A look at why city council members in Columbus, Ohio, decided to go ahead with a new class of police recruits.

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California Navy vet died after police knelt on neck amid psychological health crisis, family states

The family of a Navy veteran who called police while he was in a mental health crisis is alleging that police used excessive force that led to his death, suing the city of Antioch, California, for damages.

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Georgia police storm opposition headquarters to detain leader

Police stormed the headquarters of Georgia’s main opposition party to detain its chairman who is accused of organizing violence in the country in 2019.

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Colorado police had no legal basis to stop, frisk, or use chokehold on Elijah McClain, report finds

Police in Aurora, Colorado, had no legal basis to stop, frisk or use a chokehold on Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old unarmed Black man who died in custody in 2019, according to a report by independent investigators released Monday. Driving the news: The City Cou…

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Colorado Authorities had no basis to stop unarmed Black man who died in custody: Separate Stunt

A Colorado police officer had no apparent reasonable grounds to suspect a crime was being committed when he approached an unarmed Black man walking home from a convenience store, and within seconds escalated a stop that led to the man’s death, a report by ind…

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Myanmar police kill two in bloodiest day of anti-coup protests

Several anti-coup protesters also seriously wounded as security forces crack down on demonstrators in Mandalay.

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Capitol Police exploring 35 officers for his or her actions through riot

Capitol Police has announced it is investigating 35 officers and has suspended 6 for their actions during the Capitol riot on January 6. NBC’s Pete Williams has details.

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Police say Nicki Minaj’s father killed by hit-and-run driver

Robert Maraj, 64, was walking along a road in Mineola on Long Island when he was hit by a car that kept going, authorities said.

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Dallas police officer murdered by suspected drunken driver

The officer was blocking the scene of an earlier accident when he was struck by a 32-year-old man “driving at a high rate of speed,” police said.