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In unusual step, victims told of destroyed rape kits
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — When Veronica was raped more than 13 years ago, she says neither the police nor the hospital staff believed her story that a longtime friend attacked her while his mother was in the next room….

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Police: Shooting victim reached for waist line
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A recent “swatting” incident in Kansas ended with an innocent man being shot and killed by police. Wichita Eagle crime reporter Nichole Manna tells CNN’s Victor Blackwell what the mother of the victim heard as the event unfolded.

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Suspect arrested in deadly online gaming prank
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Police have arrested a suspect in Los Angeles for an alleged deadly “swatting” hoax in Kansas. “Swatting” is when someone makes a prank call to police with a false report of an ongoing crime.

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Police kill a man at his home while responding to a fake call
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A prank call to police led to a man’s death at a home in Wichita, Kansas — and a man in California has been arrested in connection with the crime.

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Erica Garner dies; fought police brutality after dad's death
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NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of key Black Lives Matter figure Eric Garner died Saturday after a weeklong hospital stay following a heart attack….

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California man arrested after fatal Kansas police shooting
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT police officer fatally shooting a man at the door of his own home in Kansas, law enforcement officials said Saturday….

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Stranger donates car to police chase victim
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Police: Prank led to police shooting unarmed Kansas man
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn't involved in the dispute….

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Victims in basement apartment were mom, 2 kids, 2nd woman
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TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Police worked Wednesday to try and unravel the mystery of who killed a woman, her partner and her two young children, whose bodies were found in a riverfront apartment house the day after Christmas….

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