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Tulsa, Oklahoma (CNN) The Tulsa County deputy who shot and killed a man instead of using his Taser now faces a manslaughter charge. Video shows Reserve Deputy Robert Bates announcing he is going to deploy his Taser after an undercover weapons sting on April 2, but then shooting...
Texas will be well on its way to allowing gun owners with concealed weapons permits to start carrying their handguns openly in public places if the state House approves key gun legislation Tuesday. Lawmakers are set to debate House Bill 910 from state Rep. Larry Phillips , R-...
"Each of those owners was challenged in the way they were forced to acquire a car,” Diarmuid O'Connell, Tesla’s vice president for business development, said. Tesla's business model doesn't align with the state's laws that govern car sales. "In Texas, we can't tell what you the...
Texas state lawmakers on Monday will consider requiring drug testing for some welfare recipients, a controversial Republican Party priority that narrowly did not get passed in the last legislative session. The state House Human Services has scheduled an afternoon hearing on...
Two Maryland children who received national attention as so-called "free range kids" earlier this year because of their parents' decision to let them roam alone were taken into custody again Sunday by Child Protective Services. Danielle and Alexander Meitiv's children, ages 6...
Ending two years of speculation and coy denials, Hillary Rodham Clinton announced on Sunday that she would seek the presidency for a second time, immediately establishing herself as the likely 2016 Democratic nominee. “I’m running for president,” she said with a smile near the...
HESPERIA, Calif. – A Southern California sheriff on Thursday ordered an immediate investigation after deputies were recorded beating and kicking a man who fled in a car and on horseback. "The video surrounding this arrest is disturbing," San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner...
Dash cam video has been released of the traffic stop leading to the fatal shooting of 50-year-old Walter Scott. In the video, Scott can be seen fleeing from the driver's side of the car after Michael Slager returned to his patrol cruiser. One analyst says he doesn't see anything...
NAACP President Nelson Linder and Sgt. Sam got into a heated discussion on police officers and their brutality towards citizens of any community. Listen here: NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The white South Carolina police officer charged with murder for shooting an unarmed black...