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5 officers recommended for dismissal after death in custody

Five Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officers have been recommended for termination for their handling of a man who died after being taken into custody earlier this year.

Woman denies police account after being shot at by officers

A woman in Maryland is disputing an account by police that she crashed her Honda into a police vehicle and veered toward a detective.

‘Say her name’: City to pay $12M to Breonna Taylor’s family

The city of Louisville will pay several million dollars to the mother of Breonna Taylor and install police reforms as part of a settlement of a lawsuit from Taylor’s family.

Ohio school reinstates football players who had police flags

An Ohio high school reversed the suspension of two football players who defied administrators by carrying flags that signal support for law enforcement at the start of a game.

NC House speaker accuses Democrats on police funding issue

House Speaker Tim Moore and some Republican sheriffs are accusing Democratic legislative candidates of pushing to reduce police funding if elected this November.

Two California deputies shot in apparent ambush in patrol car

The sheriff's department says protesters showed up outside and were yelling, “We hope they die.”

North Carolina deputy shot to death; suspect killed

Authorities in North Carolina say a sheriff's deputy was fatally shot by a break-in suspect, and that the suspect was then killed when other deputies returned fire.

Billboard warns ‘enter at your own risk,’ says Austin defunded police

The Texas Municipal Police Association (TMPA) has put up two billboards along Interstate 35 entering Austin after the city council voted last month to cut the Austin police budget.

8-year-old boy afraid of law enforcement forms unexpected friendship

An 8-year-old boy who told his mom he was afraid of law enforcement has formed an unexpected friendship this week with a Kershaw County Deputy.

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Matsuyama becomes first Japanese in Masters green jacket

The victory comes 10 years after the Japanese star was low amateur in the Masters as a teenager.

New Hanover County 4-H holds annual award ceremony virtually

On Sunday, the New Hanover County 4-H held its annual award ceremony celebrating and recognizing the achievements of New Hanover County 4-H members, volunteers, and friends of 2020.

Cape Fear churches continue to adapt worship services during the pandemic

More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and local churches continue to adapt as the pandemic alters their Sunday services.

Deadly shooting near Duke University

People who live in the area say it’s a mostly quiet community made up of families and Duke students.