John Escalante has been named as the acting commissioner of the Chicago Police Department, replacing Garry McCarthy.

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A student at the University of Illinois at Chicago has been arrested and accused of threatening to kill 16 white men at the University of Chicago in honor of Laquan McDonald, the teenager killed by 16 police bullets.

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Martinez Smith-Payne, 13, was fatally shot by a 60-year-old man while taking items from an unlocked car in St. Louis, police say. The shooter was not charged.

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A San Francisco police officer who has been dubbed the “Hot Cop of Castro” was arrested Sunday on felony hit and run charges after a crash.

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Robert Lewis Dear, the suspect in the shooting at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs had a dating profile on SexyAds and posted rants on

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A married mother of two originally from Hawaii has been identified as one of three victims in the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting.

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Katie Brown, 45, is facing a police investigation after she posted a photo to Facebook of her dog with her muzzle taped. See the posts and photos of her here.

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Katie Brown has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty after she posted a photo to Facebook showing her dog with her muzzle taped shut.

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Robert Lewis Dear, 57, has been identified as the suspected gunman in the shooting at a Planned Parenthood medical center in Colorado Springs.

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Three people, including a police officer, were killed and nine others were wounded in a shooting at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.

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Charges have been dropped against Malcolm London, a prominent young activist and poet, arrested Tuesday night in Chicago during Laquan McDonald protests.

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Three men, including Nathan Gustavsson, 21, and Daniel Macey, 26, have been arrested in the shooting of five Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis.

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Three men have been arrested in connection with the shooting of five Black Lives Matter protesters in Minneapolis, police say.

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Dash cam video showing Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in October 2014 has been released. Watch it here.

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Minneapolis police and witnesses say five people were shot at protests over the death of Jamar Clark. Witnesses say “white supremacists” shot at the protesters.

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Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke is expected to be charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. See photos of the officer here.

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