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Tragedy in Dallas

Five officers killed and nine injured in an ambush at a peaceful protest, July 7, 2016

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 05:47 AM CDT

Police Chief Describes Gun Battle Inside Dallas College

Police Chief Describes Gun Battle Inside Dallas College

Cell phone video shot inside El Centro College in Dallas the night of the attack shows police searching for gunman Micah Xavier Johnson who had already wounded officers outside before shooting his way into...

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2016 at 04:50 PM CDT

Lemonade Stand Raises $10,000 for Dallas Police

Lemonade Stand Raises $10,000 for Dallas Police

Support is pouring in for Dallas in the wake of last week's deadly attack on police, which left five officers dead and injured half a dozen others. Among those rallying behind the police department are two...

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 at 07:51 AM CDT

Black Doctor's Conflict: Saving Officers, Distrusting Police

Black Doctor's Conflict: Saving Officers, Distrusting Police

When officers who'd been shot by a gunman in downtown Dallas started showing up at Parkland Memorial Hospital, trauma surgeon Dr. Brian H. Williams went to work, pushing aside the inner conflict he faces...

Wednesday, Jul 13, 2016 at 04:40 AM CDT

Obama in Dallas: 'We Are Not as Divided as We Seem'

Obama in Dallas: 'We Are Not as Divided as We Seem'

At a memorial for slain police officers, President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a week of deeply troubling violence has appeared to expose "the deepest fault lines of our democracy." But he insisted the...

Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016 at 05:46 AM CDT

Black Cops React to Violence Toward and by Police

Black Cops React to Violence Toward and by Police

For African-American police officers in the U.S., being both black and "blue" can mean being caught in the midst of a cultural crossfire. America is reeling after two black men were fatally shot by police near...

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Teen Injured in Police Shootout Released From Hospital
Teen Injured in Police Shootout Released From Hospital

The teen who was mistakenly shot by a police officer during a shootout with a bank robbery suspect in Chicago's Old Irving Park in mid-November was released from the hospital earlier this week, his parents said....

Search For Escaped Inmate in Grundy County
Search For Escaped Inmate in Grundy County

Sheriff's deputies in southwest suburban Grundy County are searching for an inmate who escaped custody at the county jail, officials said Saturday.

Suspect Said He 'Blacked Out' Before Orland Park Hit-and-Run
Suspect Said He 'Blacked Out' Before Orland Park Hit-and-Run

The retired priest charged with a deadly hit-and-run that killed one teacher and injured a second as they were leaving a Christmas party in Orland Park told police he "blacked out" before the crash, and...

Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official
Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official

A US official says the Saudi student who fatally shot three people at Naval Air Station Pensacola had hosted a dinner party earlier in the week to watch videos of mass shootings. The official says a second Saudi...

8 People Displaced in Fire on Chicago's South Side
8 People Displaced in Fire on Chicago's South Side

One person was hurt, and eight others were displaced in a fire in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood Saturday evening on Chicago's South Side, fire officials confirmed.

Alleged Drunk Driver Fatally Struck Motorcyclist: Police
Alleged Drunk Driver Fatally Struck Motorcyclist: Police

An alleged drunk driver was arrested for fatally striking a motorcyclist early Friday morning on the Bishop Ford Freeway on Chicago's Far South Side, Illinois State Police said.