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Chicago Cops Shoot 13-Year-Old Boy, Eight Times

An independent police review board is investigating the Monday night shooting of a young teen by Chicago Police officers. The youth, 13-year-old honor student Jimmell Cannon, was shot by officers who said they believed he matched the description of a person involved in a shooting near the 4300 block of W. Walton, authorities said.

7 Black Men in 7 Months: Miami Cops Kills Another on...

The separate but nearby Miami police department has a long history of police brutality and killings. It just underwent an assessment prompted by the City Manager after police shot and killed seven black men in as many months, two of whom were unarmed. Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito recently appeared in a reality-show pilot in which officers refer to themselves as “hunters” and “predators.” Benoit’s video certainly makes those characterizations seem apt for the Miami Beach police as well.

South Kordofan Clashes: North Sudan Invades Another Town

Fighting in Sudan's flash-point state of South Kordofan has rumbled on for the third consecutive day, forcing the UN to suspend operations and sparking both domestic and international concerns.

DNA Said to Link Strauss-Kahn to Maid

Tests matched a DNA sample submitted by former International Monetary Fund director Dominique Strauss-Kahn and semen found on the shirt of the hotel maid who told police she had been sexually assaulted by him

IMF Boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn Arrested for Alleged Rape

New York police spokesman Paul Browne said Strauss-Kahn was arrested at 2:15 a.m. EDT yesterday on charges of a criminal sexual act, attempted rape and unlawful imprisonment.

Johannes Mehserle could be released from jail by mid-June

 Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle has spent the past 10 months in a Los Angeles jail, and after serving less than a year...