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Biden Orders Review of Domestic Violent Extremism Threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a mob of insurgents loyal to …

Wichita Hoax Call Case Notes History of Police Shootings

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a Kansas man killed by police responding to a hoax emergency call are using the case to try to hold the city of Wichita accountable for what they call a troubled …

Families of Shooting Victims Sue Sellers of ‘Ghost Guns’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Families of those killed and wounded in a rural California shooting rampage three years ago are suing manufacturers and sellers of “ghost gun” kits that provide easy-to-assemble firearm parts that make it difficult to track or …

Seattle Police Settle Wrongful-Death Lawsuit for $1.5M

SEATTLE (AP) — The City of Seattle will pay the family of Che Taylor $1.5 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed after two police officers shot and killed Taylor outside a Wedgwood neighborhood home. A federal judge …

California County to Pay $10M After Shooting, Paralyzing Man

SAN FRANCISCO — A Northern California county has agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle a lawsuit by a Silicon Valley software engineer who was having a mental health crisis when a deputy shot him, paralyzing him from the …

Family of Man Shot by Georgia Trooper to Sue State for Money

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Relatives of man who was shot to death by a Georgia state trooper now charged with murder plan to sue the state for wrongful death. Lawyers for family members of Julian Lewis filed notice Monday in federal …

Shooting at Calif. Walmart Distribution Center Leaves 2 Dead, 4 Injured

A shooting at a Walmart distribution center in Red Bluff, California, killed at least two people and injured four others late on Saturday, officials said. The incident started around 3:30 pm Pacific Time, according to the office of the local …

No Coverage Owed for Shooting Due to Criminal Act Exclusion

An insurer is not liable for injuries caused by a policyholder who shot a 15-year-old boy in the head because the policy excluded coverage for criminal acts, a split Georgia Court of Appeals panel decided. The 2-1 ruling by the …

Police Search Home of Man Dead After Temple Arson, Shooting

LAS VEGAS — Authorities in southern Nevada seized computer and electronic items Tuesday from the home of a man who police say torched a Buddhist temple, shot toward a least one monk fleeing the fire, ignited another blaze at a …

Airbnb Bans ‘Party Houses’ After Halloween Shooting in California

Airbnb Inc banned “party houses” on Saturday after five people were killed in a shooting at a large Halloween gathering inside a rental home in Northern California that was advertised on the online listing service. Police were still searching for …