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The shooting death of Philando Castile happened last July during a traffic stop. ABC 6 News spoke with Olmsted County Attorney, Mark Ostrem, who says from his understanding; the dash camera video was not particularly helpful for the jurors because it's a video of a stationary camera.
  • Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

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    Heaggan-Brown fatally shot Smith after Smith ran away from the traffic stop with a gun. The video showed that at the time the officer fired a second shot, Mr. The data project Mapping Police Violence estimates that in 2015, only 1 percent of cases of on-duty shootings-over 1,000 in the United States that year alone-resulted in those involved being convicted of a crime.
  • Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

    Senate to finally unveil secret health care bill

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    Democrats say GOP characterizations of Obama's law as failing are wrong, while the Republican effort would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing higher out-of-pocket costs. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday afternoon. They fear McConnell will jam the legislation through the Senate with little debate, limiting their chance to scrutinize the bill and whip up opposition against it.
  • Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

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    While awaiting a first glimpse at the Senate Republicans' health care bill, the chamber's Democrats and their allies were beginning to foment opposition by focusing on different constituencies who they say would be harmed by the GOP plans.
  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana; here's what to expect today

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    The boy was playing with a large log in the surf when a strong wave slammed the log into his head, causing severe facial injuries and crushing his skull. A few wind gusts may get as high as 40+ miles per hour. Storm surge could push water 1 foot to 3 feet above ground level in the areas under tropical storm warning, as well as areas east to the western Florida panhandle.
  • US intelligence chiefs say they did not feel pressured by Trump

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    Multiple sources familiar with the investigation told CNN that Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Admiral Mike Rogers told the investigative team what the president asked of them. The two top intelligence officials though said, however, they don't think Trump ordered them to interfere in the investigation into the Russian election meddling.
  • Woman killed, 4-year-old wounded in stabbing homicide

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    Deputies are now on the lookout for Castillo, as well as a 2002 white Ford Explorer (CA license plate #4XTF911) which may be connected to the incident. He is described as a Hispanic male with black hair, brown eyes, approximately 6 feet tall and weighing 190 pounds. No details about the child's condition have been released.
  • Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed

    Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed

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    A police search of the suspect's bag turned up a loaded AR-15-style rifle, fitted wit with two 30-round magazines and a suppressor, as well as a.40-caliber pistol with a high-capacity magazine and a suppressor and a large machete-style knife, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said.
  • Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge oil pipeline risk analysis

    Michigan fires contractor doing Enbridge oil pipeline risk analysis

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    The state says it learned that an employee on the project also worked on another project for Enbridge Energy, which owns Line 5 in northern MI. The state has a contract with a second company to provide a separate report on Line 5. It will be posted on the Michigan Petroleum Pipeline website , www.mipetroleumpipelines.com, for public review and comment by the end of the month.
  • Congressional baseball practice shooter acted alone

    Congressional baseball practice shooter acted alone

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    Slater asserted that this was not a " hit list ", and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not believe that Hodgkinson had any targets among, or had made any threats against, any of those six unidentified members of Congress. Jack Sava, MedStar's director of trauma. A list containing the names of six members of congress was also found on the gunman, though the FBI said investigators were not characterizing it as a "hit list".
  • Tropical Storm Cindy heads toward Gulf Coast

    Tropical Storm Cindy heads toward Gulf Coast

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    Six to nine inches of rain are expected to accumulate southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama, and western portions of the Florida Panhandle through Thursday as a result of the storm. The storm slowed business at the marina to a halt, according to marina manager Corey Arbourgh. Due to the impact of a tropical storm impacting the Gulf Coast and Southeast, governors in two states have issued emergency declarations.