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Suspect in synagogue massacre known as loner

PITTSBURGH – The man who told authorities he just wanted “to kill Jews” shortly after a grisly mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue was described Sunday as a loner who showed few outward signs of the vitriol he displayed in ...

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Seven shot, one killed in shooting outside bar

ROCHESTER — Four people remain hospitalized with injuries suffered when someone opened fire outside a Rochester nightclub, killing a 29-year-old man and wounding three other people. Police say the gunfire erupted around 2 a.m. Sunday outside the Mexican Village bar ...

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New York City police shoot man with knife

NEW YORK — Authorities say a police officer has shot and wounded a man who refused to drop his knife in Manhattan. The New York Police Department officials said officers responded to a possible emotionally disturbed person near the FDR ...

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Rochester police investigating fatal shooting

Police in Rochester are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was gunned down in the middle of the day. Officers called to Leo Street shortly after noon Wednesday found a man in his 30s lying in the street ...

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Cuomo aide brain dead after shooting

NEW YORK — An aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been declared brain dead after being caught in the crossfire between two gangs in the hours before the West Indian Day parade, his family said Wednesday. Carey Gabay ...

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Reed convicted of murder in March shooting

A Monroe County jury Thursday found Khaleef Reed, 34, guilty of second-degree murder in the March 31 death of 27-year-old Sir-Cordae Hightower who was shot four times in the driveway of a Wilkins Street residence in the city of Rochester. ...

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Brown’s family could face uphill battle in legal action


Police officers can shoot a suspect only in “objectively reasonable” circumstances, but proving an officer’s actions weren’t reasonable after the fact is easier said than done. The investigation into the Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson, ...

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