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The search for who shot two security guards in District Heights continues…

The search for who shot two security guards in District Heights continues this hour. The guard who died has not been identified. The other remains in an area hospital. The two were shot around 1 a.m. while working at the Central Garden Apartment Complex.

A black woman arrested in Texas on a traffic stop is found hanging to death in her cell days later…

Its happened again, a black person has been arrested during a routine traffic stop and then found dead in their cell. The FBI now looking into the death of 28 year old Sandra Bland. On Friday, she was charged with not complying and assaulting a Waller County Texas Police Officer and taken to jail. On Monday, she was found hanging to death in her cell. Jail Officials say she used a trash bag to do it. Blands family says she had just moved to Texas and she was excited about starting a new job in a new city.

Two of the four Marines killed in Tennessee have been identified, police search for a motive…

Two of the four U.S. Marines killed in yesterday’s rampage shooting at a military facility in Tennessee have been identified as Skip Wells and Thomas Sullivan. The FBI is still looking for a motive in the killings. The suspect, 24 year old Mohammond Youssuf Abudulazeez was shot to death by police after opening fire at a second military recruiting site.

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