Minnesota officer on tape: ‘I don’t know where the gun was’
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Minnesota officer on tape: ‘I don’t know where the gun was’

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist told a fellow officer afterward that he didn’t know where the motorist’s gun was, according to audio played Tuesday for jurors. The audio is key evidence in Officer Jeronimo Yanez’s manslaughter trial in the death of Philando Castile last July … Continue reading

Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea’ tops Cruise’s ‘Jack Reacher’ sequel
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Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea’ tops Cruise’s ‘Jack Reacher’ sequel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry bested Tom Cruise at the box office this weekend. Perry’s “Boo! A Madea Halloween” opened in the top spot with an estimated $27.6 million, edging Cruise’s “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” into second place, according to studio estimates Sunday. It’s the third best opening for a “Madea” movie, behind … Continue reading

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Feds urged to investigate police shooting of black teen

The ACLU of Virginia and Roanoke branch of the NAACP are urging federal officials to investigate police practices in Roanoke County, where officers shot and killed a black teen in February. The groups said in a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s office this month that they want more information about the death of 18-year-old … Continue reading