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Nation Aug 26Heeding warnings, Gulf Coast residents flee coming hurricane
Thousands of Gulf Coast residents fled inland from an approaching storm deemed "unsurvivable" by forecasters, heeding warnings from leaders in two states, but leaving some without help as available space in hotels and shelters filled quickly. Evacuees arrived as far…
Nation Jul 29Federal court to review ‘protest bans’ in Portland arrests
The protest bans, first reported by ProPublica, were included in at least a dozen cases — most of them involving misdemeanor charges of failing to obey a lawful order.
Politics Jun 06As Trump blames antifa, protest records show scant evidence
WASHINGTON — Scott Nichols, a balloon artist, was riding home on his scooter from the protests engulfing Minneapolis last weekend when he was struck by a rubber bullet fired from a cluster of police officers in riot gear. “I just…
Nation May 26Trump-appointed U.S. attorney in Texas abruptly resigns
United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas Joseph Brown said in a statement Tuesday that he will leave office on May 31. The statement doesn't explain why the 50-year-old prosecutor is leaving the prestigious post except to say…
Health Mar 18Police shift priorities as novel coronavirus crisis grows
Police departments are shifting resources and adjusting priorities in an attempt to maintain public safety while doing their best to prevent infection among officers and suspects.
Politics Mar 02WATCH: Biden holds Dallas rally, with Klobuchar’s endorsement
Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden's presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party's moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting began across a series of high-stakes Super…
Nation Dec 31Firearms instructor took out gunman at Texas church service
A single shot from Jack Wilson quickly ended the attack that killed two people at the West Freeway Church of Christ in the Fort Worth-area town of White Settlement.
Nation Oct 15Fort Worth officer released on bond after shooting black woman
Aaron Dean was charged with murder for shooting Atatiana Jefferson in her home.
Nation Oct 14WATCH: Fort Worth officer resigned after killing woman in her home, officials say
A police officer who shot and killed a black woman in her home in the presence of her 8-year-old nephew acted inappropriately and has resigned, the chief of police said Monday.
Nation Oct 14WATCH: Family of woman killed inside home by Fort Worth, Texas, police holds news conference
The shooting occurred in Fort Worth, about 30 miles west of Dallas, where another high-profile police shooting occurred last year.