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2014/04/22 19:09
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Another fatal shooting of a suspect by police has rattled the city of Albuquerque, where a string of killings has sparked sometimes violent protests in recent weeks. An officer was put on...
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2014/04/22 18:14
2014/04/22 18:14
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Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee to head the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, is an experienced litigator and specialist in civil rights law. In a rational world, he would receive...
2014/04/21 14:50
2014/04/21 14:50
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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A spokesman for the U.S. Justice Department says the agency will not pursue a criminal investigation involving an FBI agent who shot and killed a New Orleans man during an...
2014/04/20 13:29
2014/04/20 13:29
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A Utah man pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights crime for firing a gun at a Salt Lake City synagogue in 2012. Macon Openshaw, 21, of Salt Lake City, pleaded guilty on April 16 in U.S. District...
2014/04/20 07:57
2014/04/20 07:57
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A lesson for Vermont about Taser abuse Since 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice�s Civil Rights Division has been investigating allegations of excessive use of force by the Albuquerque, N.M., Police...
2014/04/20 04:42
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It was a conversation Eric Holder Jr had hoped wouldn’t have been necessary to have with his son: how to handle racial profiling by the police. After all, when Eric Holder Sr sat him down in the New...
2014/04/20 00:34
2014/04/20 00:34
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The Twilight Room Annex will close for good tonight, owner Chris Penner said, after his bank accounts were seized in connection with a Bureau of Labor and Industries judgment. The bureau ordered...
2014/04/18 07:34
2014/04/18 07:34
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In honor of Brown’s 250th anniversary celebration, all nine honorary degree recipients at the May 25 Commencement ceremony will be alums, the University announced Thursday. The honorees come from a...
2014/04/18 00:48
2014/04/18 00:48
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LAS CRUCES >> A former Las Cruces Police Department detective admitted Thursday in federal court that he violated the civil rights of a former teenage intern in May 2011 when he sexually assaulted her...
2014/04/17 01:47
2014/04/17 01:47
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Macon Openshaw, 21, admitted in U.S. District Court to firing three rounds from a Walther .22-caliber handgun at the synagogue because of its religious identity, hitting the unoccupied structure's...
2014/04/16 06:43
2014/04/16 06:43
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Pine Bush schools chief meets governor's staff Speaks of impact of allegations Print this ArticleEmail this Article Pine Bush superintendent Joan Carbone met Tuesday with state officials to discuss...
2014/04/15 15:51
2014/04/15 15:51
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... Nominations Aftermath Slows Senate to Crawl Just how many of President Barack Obama’s nominees will get confirmed this year? If last week is any indication, the answer may depend on whether...
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2014/04/15 14:37
2014/04/15 14:37
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Allen Wayne Denson Morgan, 29, pleaded guilty Oct. 24 before U.S. District Judge Karon Bowlin to one count of using and causing someone else to use interstate facilities and travel with the intent to...
2014/04/15 13:42
2014/04/15 13:42
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KCMO Sixth Annual Civil Rights/Fair Housing Summit The event is held annually in April to commemorate Fair Housing Month. Keynote speaker is Jeff Johnson, award-winning journalist and former BET...
2014/04/15 02:14
2014/04/15 02:14
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Judge sentences Munford man in murder-for-hire plot A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Munford man to six years in prison in an August murder-for-hire plot. Prosecutors say 30-year-old Allen...
2014/04/15 00:13
2014/04/15 00:13
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Judge sentences Munford man in murder-for-hire plot A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Munford man to six years in prison in an August murder-for-hire plot. Prosecutors say 30-year-old Allen...
2014/04/12 14:18
2014/04/12 14:18
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, police officers killed a 19-year-old as he "lay motionless on his back," an unarmed drugstore robber who was walking away from officers and a 25-year-old veteran suffering...
2014/04/12 11:53
2014/04/12 11:53
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The US Justice Department has accused the Albuquerque Police Department of a “pattern or practice of use of excessive force” against citizens. Since 2010, police officers in Albuquerque have...
2014/04/11 14:51
2014/04/11 14:51
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Updated: 04/10/2014 11:04 PM | Created: 04/10/2014 6:46 PM By: Ryan Luby, KOB Eyewitness News 4 The Bernalillo County District Attorney’s office faces mounting criticism even though it was not a...
2014/04/11 03:36
2014/04/11 03:36
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The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts sued Thursday to obtain records about the killing of Ibragim Todashev, who was shot to death last year in his Orlando condo by an FBI...
2014/04/22 19:09
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