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Minnesota officer who fatally shot Philando Castile charged with manslaughter

Mr. Castile and his girlfriend assured him he was not grabbing the gun, but Officer Yanez fired seven rounds, killing Mr. Castile just 62 seconds after the traffic stop. "He's not pulling it out", Reynolds chimed in before the officer fatally shot Castile. Since 2000, there have been more than 150 police-involved deaths in Minnesota, but no on-duty officers were charged in any of those cases, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune .


Kansas City-area officer, suspect wounded in shooting

Kansas City-area officer, suspect wounded in shooting

Louis, Gladstone, Missouri and Sanibel, Florida. There was no known connection between the shootings. KCTV-5 News reports that Kansas City police officers were called to assist Gladstone police at a traffic stop in the area. One police officer was killed and three wounded in separate USA cities on Sunday. She had no information about the suspect's condition. Police officers across the country risk their lives each and every day to protect the residents of the communities they serve.



Officer Charged with Manslaughter in Philando Castile Death

Castile's dying words were, " I wasn't reaching for it ", Choi said. St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged this week with second-degree manslaughter. While officers who fatally shoot people are rarely charged, that number has ticked up in recent years amid intense national scrutiny on how police use force, and video footage has increasingly emerged in these shootings.



ASG Senate introduces legislation asking University to become sanctuary campus

Los Angeles is a " sanctuary city "-meaning ones where police and city workers aren't obligated to turn undocumented immigrants they encounter into the feds, per Politico-and it's not alone". In most cases, a sanctuary city is a place that does not alert federal authorities about individuals who violate immigration laws. So isn't it ironic that since Republican Donald Trump was elected president 12 days ago - he's an advocate for the same deportation policy as his predecessor - protesters ...



Early sign-ups for health care law are steady, but no surge

What path reform might take, and how long it might take to enact, are hard questions to answer. Q: How soon after Trump takes office could my marketplace coverage change? "It'll be great health care for much less money", Trump said of his plans Sunday.


Trump's tangled businesses pose potential for conflicts

Trump's tangled businesses pose potential for conflicts

Mr. Trump's umbrella company, Trump Organization , has begun taking steps to transfer. In a letter to the incoming Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus , Representative Elijah Cummings (D_Maryland) wrote, "There is a process by which a position within the executive branch may be designated as a national security position if its responsibilities and assignments require eligibility for access to classified information".