Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial
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Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter late Wednesday in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn’t decide whether to find him guilty of murder. Jurors deliberated about six hours before finding ex-Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler, 57, guilty … Continue reading

Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint
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Health chief, 4 others charged with manslaughter in Flint

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Five people, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires’ disease. Nick Lyon is the highest-ranking member of Republican Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration to be snagged in … Continue reading

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