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Violent arrest in Colorado reignites anger over policing

UPDATED: Thu., July 29, 2021

A video showing a police officer pistol-whipping and choking a Black man during an arrest in a Denver suburb has reignited anger over policing in the community, with activists decrying what they say is just the latest example of the mistreatment of people of color.

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Judge finds probable cause to charge Wisconsin cop in death

UPDATED: Wed., July 28, 2021

MADISON, Wis. — A Wisconsin judge on Wednesday found probable cause to charge a police officer in the 2016 slaying of a Black man who was sitting in a parked car, taking the rare step of overruling prosecutors years after they declined to charge the officer.
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Family voiced suspicions about woman accused in 4 killings

UPDATED: Wed., July 28, 2021

 In the months after her husband’s death, Lori Vallow Daybell aroused suspicions among relatives who told investigators that she believed a demon had overcome her estranged spouse. They also worried about the whereabouts of the couple’s 7-year-old son, and even the boy’s school in Arizona relayed a lie Daybell told that raised red flags: that his father had died from suicide. In reality, he had been shot and killed by her brother, according to newly released police documents.
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Wu-Tang Clan album sale pays off Martin Shkreli’s court debt

UPDATED: Wed., July 28, 2021

An unreleased Wu-Tang Clan album forfeited by Martin Shkreli after his securities fraud conviction was sold Tuesday for an undisclosed sum, though prosecutors say it was enough to fully satisfy the rest of what he owed on a $7.4 million forfeiture order.
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CDC expected to backpedal on some masking guidelines

UPDATED: Tue., July 27, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging, a federal official said.