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Police search for suspect in Seabrook stabbing death…

The search for a suspect in yesterday’s stabbing of an adult male on a school playground continues. Police say they have some strong leads. The victims identity has not been released.

DC Police search for dirt bike riders who caused major backups on the roads Sunday…

District investigators are reviewing cell phone video in the hope of identifying some of the dozen or so ATV and Dirt Bike riders who stopped traffic along several roads in DC and parts of Md & Va on Sunday. Some in the huge group were driving in the wrong direction and others were doing stunts The bikes are illegal on DC streets.

Former Chicago Police set to enter a plea in LaQuan McDonald case…

The white Chicago Police Officer facing 6 counts of first degree murder in the shooting death of 17 year old LaQuan McDonald is due to enter a plea today. Video shows Jason Van Dyke shooting McDonald 16 times as he laid on the ground last year. Meantime Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel has cut his family vacation short to return to the city following the accidental police shooting death of a 55 year old A.A. mother who answered her door to police responding to a domestic violence call. The family of a 16 year old who was also shot and killed has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

The city of Cleveland remains on edge after grand jury decides not to indict police in Tamir Rice death…

In Cleveland, more protests are expected today, this after a grand jury decided no charges should be filed against the police who shot 12 year old Tamir Rice who was playing with a toy gun near a rec center. The Mayor and Police Chief are conducting an administrative review of the incident.

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