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Sacramento to Pay $2.4M to Young Sons of Man Shot by Police

SACRAMENTO — The city of Sacramento will pay $2.4 million to the two sons of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by police last year, according to court documents. A quarter of the money, plus nearly $14,000 in expenses, will go to attorneys, and the ...
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Police Discover Additional Garlic Festival Victim

Gilroy police say they have identified an additional person who suffered a gunshot wound during a deadly shooting at a famous garlic festival last month. Authorities say a 58-year-old man sustained a graze w...
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Family of Man Killed by Off-Duty Officer Wants Prosecution

CORONA — The parents of a mentally ill man who was fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a California Costco store called for him to be criminally charged as they recover from their own gunshot wounds. "I was pleading for my son and our lives, but I...
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31 Dead in 2 Mass Shootings – It Could Have Been Much Worse

It took just 30 seconds in Ohio and zero bullets in Texas for officers to stop two mass shootings this weekend, but not before 31 people were killed and about 50 injured in less than 24 hours. Though the attacks in Dayton and El Paso staggered a nation accu...
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Newtown Parents Score a Win in Fight Against Hoaxers

HARTFORD, Conn. — The father of a victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre has won a defamation lawsuit against the authors of a book that claimed the shooting never happened — the latest victory for victims' relatives who have been taking a more ag...