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Police said they made an effort not to misgender Club Q victims.  Here's why that matters

Police said they made an effort not to misgender Club Q victims. Here’s why that matters

CNN — Police chief Adrian Vasquez took a basic but still relatively uncommon step when announcing the names of the five victims killed at Club Q, the beloved LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs. Instead of relying on IDs or legal identifiers, Vasquez and the police department communicated with victims’ families through victim advocates, who provided …

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Christian Glass: 2 Colorado deputies have been fired and indicted for the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old armed with a knife who called 911 for help

Christian Glass: 2 Colorado deputies have been fired and indicted for the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old armed with a knife who called 911 for help

CNN — Two Colorado deputies have been indicted and fired following investigations into the June fatal police shooting of Christian Glass, a 22-year-old man who was armed with a knife and had called 911 for roadside assistance, officials and family attorneys say. A grand jury on Wednesday delivered an indictment against Clear Creek County Sheriff’s …

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Mass shootings in the US: 2022 could be the second-highest year

Mass shootings in the US: 2022 could be the second-highest year

CNN — This year is likely to be the second-highest year for mass shootings in the United States on record, according to data compiled by the Gun Violence Archive, a non-profit that tracks gun violence incidents across the country. The Gun Violence Archive, like CNN, defines a mass shooting as one in which at least …

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Jarrett Hobbs: 3 arrested in the beating of a detainee in Georgia detention center

Jarrett Hobbs: 3 arrested in the beating of a detainee in Georgia detention center

CNN — Three employees of the Camden County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia have been arrested in connection to the beating of a Black man who was being detained in the Camden County Detention Center in September. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Camden County Sheriff’s Office have wrapped up separate investigations into the beating …

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University of Idaho murders: Family holds memorial for slain student as police search for answers

University of Idaho murders: Family holds memorial for slain student as police search for answers

CNN — As police continue to comb through evidence in the killings of four University of Idaho students found dead nearly 10 days ago, the family of one of the victims came together to grieve their loss at a memorial Monday. Stacy Chapin described her son Ethan Chapin as “one of the most incredible people …

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University of Idaho students killed: A week after the attack, there are mounting questions in the investigation and few answers

University of Idaho students killed: A week after the attack, there are mounting questions in the investigation and few answers

CNN — One week after the the bodies of four University of Idaho students were discovered in their shared off-campus home in the town of Moscow, authorities do not have a suspect in custody nor has a weapon been found, according to Moscow Police Captain Roger Lanier. Police have fielded 646 tips and have conducted …

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Rayshard Brooks: Prosecutor set to announce decision in case of Atlanta police killing of 27-year-old Black man

Family of Rayshard Brooks reaches $1 million settlement with the city of Atlanta more than 2 years after he was fatally shot by police

CNN — The family of Rayshard Brooks reached a $1 million dollar settlement with the city of Atlanta, more than two years after police fatally shot the 27-year-old Black man in a Wendy’s parking lot, according to Ryan Julison, a spokesperson for Stewart Miller Simmons Trial Attorneys, the law firm representing Brooks’ family. “The family …

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Oakland, California school shooting: Wounded carpenter dies

Oakland, California school shooting: Wounded carpenter dies

CNN — A carpenter who was among six people shot during a September shooting on an East Oakland, California, school campus has died from his injuries, district officials said Friday. The victim, identified only as David, died on Thursday after “fighting to recover from injuries he sustained,” according to a statement from Oakland Unified School …

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University of Virginia shooting: Running back wounded was trying to warn others when he was shot, his mother says

University of Virginia shooting: Running back wounded was trying to warn others when he was shot, his mother says

CNN — The mother of University of Virginia running back Mike Hollins, who was hospitalized after a shooting that killed three football players last Sunday, says her son was trying to warn others before being struck by gunfire. Hollins, a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is one of two people injured when a fellow student …

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Shootout off the coast of Puerto Rico leaves one CBP agent dead and 2 others injured, agency says

Shootout off the coast of Puerto Rico leaves one CBP agent dead and 2 others injured, agency says

CNN — One US Customs and Border Protection agent is dead and two others injured after a shootout with suspected drug smugglers off the coast of Puerto Rico, according to agency spokesperson Jeffrey Quiñones. “An agent that was transported directly to a hospital in Mayagüez, we were told just a few minutes ago, they have …

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