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Cops Who Shot Kimani Gray Both Have History of Alleged Civil Rights Abuses
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… to quiet those calling for more answers about Gray's death, which sparked days of protests and police clashes in the area. During his time as an officer on Staten Island, Mourad was included in three lawsuits brought by citizens alleging civil …

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Consumer group sues cities
www.southbendtribune.com

Kerwin Olson, Citizens Action Coalition's executive director, said the Indianapolis-based organization contacts local officials and provides police with a list of canvassers before sending its representatives door to door. Jeffersonville and Yorktown …

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Report: Officers Who Killed Kimani Gray Have History Of Complaints Against Them
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two police officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy on a street in East Flatbush, Brooklyn have a history of being sued for civil rights violations, according to a published report. The city has paid $215,000 to settle …

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More refugees arriving in Tawi-Tawi
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Dans said the ARRM's interior department, social welfare department and the Office of Civil Defense are preparing for the return of more evacuees from Sabah. Sources said that … “We are still verifying if this report is true,” one of the sources said …

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Use-of-force investigations across the country offer Cleveland a look into …
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"You can't fight crime with a police department that is brutal or corrupt or that is perceived that way by a significant portion of the population," said Mary Howell, a civil rights attorney in New Orleans. "People here realize that we need oversight …

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Prison doctor accused of sex abuse
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Both lawsuits, filed in 1st Judicial District Court in Santa Fe, allege negligent hiring and retention, civil rights violations, negligence and breach of contract. They seek unspecified compensatory and punitive damages. Meanwhile, the medical board is …

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What you should know about Tom Perez, Obama's pick for Labor Secretary
www.reflejos.com

“He's been a very accomplished head of the civil rights division — strong on hate crimes, police abuse,” says Laura Murphy, director of the ACLU's Washington legislative office. “He's been visible, saying basically the civil rights division is open …

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Man seeks relief on meth conviction in TPD corruption-linked case
www.tulsaworld.com

Jeff Henderson, who was hired by the Tulsa Police Department in 1995, was convicted on two counts of civil rights violations and six counts of perjury. Henderson was sentenced to 42 months in prison, which he is serving in South Dakota. Three months …

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2 New York police officers who shot teen had faced lawsuits
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NEW YORK — Two police officers who killed a 16-year-old boy on a New York City street have been sued for alleged civil rights violations related to other encounters with the public, the Daily News reported Saturday. The city has paid $215,000 to …

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