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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

In this frame grab taken from a video, Zale Thompson runs at New York City police officers with a hatchet in the borough of Queens. The man injured two of the officers before the others shot and killed him, police said.

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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NEW YORK — A brazen hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy street was a terrorist act by a reclusive Muslim convert who ranted online against America but had no clear ties to international extremists, the police commissioner said Friday.

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Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, a pathologist, gestures with his hand to indicate where he says Vonderrit D. Myers, Jr., was fatally shot in the head on Oct. 8 by a St. Louis Police officer working as private security. The findings of the independent autopsy was presented during a news conference on Thu…

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Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Syreeta Myers wipes away tears as she listens to Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, a pathologist, describe where on the body her son, Vonderrit D. Myers, Jr., was shot on Oct. 8 by a St. Louis Police officer working as private security. The findings of the independent autopsy was presented during a news c…

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Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, a pathologist, indicates with a marker where he says Vonderrit D. Myers, Jr., was shot in the back of the legs on Oct. 8 by a St. Louis Police officer working as private security. The findings of the independent autopsy was presented during a news conference on Thursday, …

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Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

Vonderrit Myers, Sr., lowers his head as he and his wife, Syreeta Myers, listen to Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, a pathologist, indicate where he says their son, Vonderrit D. Myers, Jr., was shot on Oct. 8 by a St. Louis Police officer working as private security. The findings of the independent autop…

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Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An 18-year-old killed earlier this month by an off-duty St. Louis police officer was shot eight times, including six times from behind, said a forensic pathologist who performed an independent autopsy Thursday.

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Report: Total CEO's plane almost escaped crash

Report: Total CEO's plane almost escaped crash

In this image made from video provided by Russian State Television Rossiya, investigators works at the wreckage of a private jet which collided with a snowplow at Vnukovo airport in Moscow, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The head of French oil giant Total SA and three French crew members were kille…

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Report: Total CEO's plane almost escaped crash

Report: Total CEO's plane almost escaped crash

MOSCOW (AP) — The plane carrying a top French oil executive and a crew of three was already in the air when it grazed a snowplow, just failing to avoid the fatal crash, Russian crash investigators said Thursday.

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Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Brown family is Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed in a confrontation with a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Brown Family, File)

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Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Brown family is Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed in a confrontation with a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Brown Family, File)

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Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

Officer Darren Wilson, shown at a Ferguson, Mo., City Council meeting, is the subject of a grand jury investigation into the August shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

ST. LOUIS — Michael Brown’s official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there’s no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer…

October 22, 2014 3:35 pm Photos

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Yes: Economics no good argument; savings could protect us

There may be many reasons to support the death penalty, but economics is not one of them.

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Mary Sanchez: Address racial disparity in police shootings

Mary Sanchez: Address racial disparity in police shootings

If white males were killed at such rates, there would be a national outcry.

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No explosives found, Congress Street now open

No explosives found, Congress Street now open

Congress Street is shut down between Granada and Church.

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3 1/2 months before shooting, St. Louis police chased Vonderrit Myers and friends

3 1/2 months before shooting, St. Louis police chased Vonderrit Myers and friends

Police report says music was blaring from their car. It sped away through entertainment district downtown.

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3 men arrested in deadly Tucson home invasion

3 men arrested in deadly Tucson home invasion

Three men were arrested and face first-degree murder charges.

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Group renews call for Ferguson patrolman's arrest

Group renews call for Ferguson patrolman's arrest

Supporters of Michael Brown's family hold third rally seeking immediate trial for officer.

October 05, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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Residents, clergy gather at church forum looking for answers in shooting of Michael Brown

Residents, clergy gather at church forum looking for answers in shooting of Michael Brown

St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar (left), Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch and Rita Valenciano of the U.S. Department of Justice take questions during a community forum on the death of Michael Brown held at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant on Tuesday, Aug. 12…

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