Residents in Ventura, Calif., believed large hilltop water tanks would provide ample water during a wildfire. But the water stopped flowing for some residents trying to protect their homes during 2017's Thomas Fire.
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In surveillance video, an unarmed black man Markeis McGlockton (far left) is shot by Michael Drejka, who is white, during an altercation a the parking lot in Clearwater, Fla., in July 2018.
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California's new lethal force bill "changes the culture of policing," Assemblywoman Shirley Weber said Monday. She's seen here in April, alongside Assemblyman Kevin McCarty, the bill's co-author.
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U.S. Attorney William McSwain criticized Philadelphia's district attorney for fostering what he called a "new culture of disrespect for law enforcement" after a gunman shot six officers during an hours-long standoff with authorities.
A Court of Appeals ruled that "the odor of marijuana coupled with possession of what is clearly less than ten grams ... does not grant officers probable cause" to search and arrest a person.
A screenshot from video recently released by the Colorado Springs Police Department, which captured the moments before De'Von Bailey ran from police and was shot in the back on Aug. 3. He later died from his injuries.
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A Royal Marine patrol vessel is seen beside Iran's Grace 1 tanker in the British territory of Gibraltar on July 4. The tanker was impounded, and the U.S. Justice Department applied to seize it, according to the Gibraltar government.
More than half of immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are housed in remote rural prisons, according to a new NPR analysis, about 52%. That number is increasing.
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A lawsuit filed Wednesday in New York County Supreme Court alleged an associate of Jeffrey Epstein brought Jennifer Araoz to Epstein's mansion in Manhattan, where Araoz was sexually abused.
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New York Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou talks about the sexual abuse she experienced as a child while explaining her vote for the Child Victims Act at the state Capitol in Albany on Jan. 28, 2019.
The warden of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City has been reassigned and two others suspended pending official investigations, the Justice Department said.
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Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, said Monday at the White House that immigrants legally in the U.S. may no longer be eligible for green cards if they use food stamps, Medicaid and other public benefits.
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