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Tragedy in Dallas

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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