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A California Highway Patrol officer stands guard at Ninth Street and Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles as smoke rises from a fire further down the street, April 30, 1992. It was the second day of unrest in Los Angeles following the acquittal of four Los Angeles police officers in the Rodney King beating case. (AP Photo/David Longstreath)
Key moments before, during, after the Rodney King riotKey moments before, during and after the 1992 Los Angeles riots that were spurred by the acquittal of 4 white police officers who were videotaped beating black motorist Rodney King following a traffic stop
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Ex-Iowa fire academy manager pleads guilty in test scandalA former Iowa fire academy administrator has pleaded guilty to falsifying test scores that were used to improperly certify thousands of firefighters
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Police ask 'letgo' to help find killer of phone-seeking teenPolice in Virginia are looking for the killer of a teenager who was shot while trying to get a used iPhone through the letgo app
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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2014, file photo, members of the Missouri National Guard stand outside of the Ferguson Police Department and the Municipal Court in Ferguson, Mo. Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released results of an audit of the Ferguson municipal court Wednesday, April 26, 2017, that was launched amid the unrest following the fatal 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown. The report found the city's court system "in disarray" and disorganized, according to Galloway. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
Audit: Ferguson courts 'in disarray' after police killingState auditors in Missouri found the Ferguson court system "in disarray" during an audit launched amid the unrest following the fatal 2014 police shooting of Michael Brown
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In this Monday, April 24, 2017, photo, Ajay Kori, back center, owner of UrbanStems, in Washington, helps push a cart loaded with fresh flowers in containers, as they are prepared for delivery at the company's warehouse in Washington. PR experts say small companies can have an advantage over large businesses: They don't have layers of executives who often use precious time discussing what to do rather than taking action. They may be able to react fast in times of crisis. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Small businesses can feel bigger effects from a PR disasterSmall businesses are often more vulnerable than large corporations when they're in a public relations crisis
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows inmate Harlem Lewis. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, upheld the conviction and death sentence of Lewis for the Christmas Eve 2012 slayings of Houston-area police officer Jimmy Norman, and a bystander Terry Taylor, who were gunned down during a traffic stop struggle. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
Woman on Texas death row loses appealTexas' highest criminal court has refused an appeal from Kimberly Cargill, an East Texas woman on death row for the slaying seven years ago of her developmentally disabled baby sitter
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Man who wounded 5 at police shooting protest to be sentencedA man is facing sentencing in the shooting of five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis
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Embattled lawmaker: I will 'stand strong for men's rights'A New Hampshire lawmaker accused of creating a misogynistic online forum is resisting calls for his resignation and says he will "stand strong for men's rights."
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Bills aim to halt legal sex between prostitutes and policeMichigan police would not legally be able to have sex with prostitutes anymore during undercover investigations under a bill advancing in the state Legislature
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2015, file photo, Eric Frein is led away by Pennsylvania State Police Troopers at the Pike County Courthouse after his preliminary hearing in Milford, Pa. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Frein, who they said targeted state police because he was trying to foment an uprising against the government. Frein’s lawyers want the jury to sentence him to life without parole. (Butch Comegys/The Times & Tribune via AP, File)
Testimony ends in penalty phase of police ambush killerTestimony has ended in a hearing to determine whether a gunman gets the death penalty or life without parole for ambushing two Pennsylvania troopers at their barracks, killing one
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Police: Captive woman found in pit in Ohio man's shedPolice in Ohio say a crying woman was being held captive in a pit dug under her neighbor's backyard shed, and the man was arrested on a charge of kidnapping
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Police: Trooper shoots man driving at him, dragging officerA man has been wounded and a police chief injured after the suspect gained control of a police car as authorities investigated a report of possible counterfeit money in western Kentucky
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