Martin Kaste

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Trying To Better Detect Potential Mass Shooters After Las Vegas

Friday, October 06, 2017

As law enforcement officers try to learn how to identify potential shooters, the people who study this kind of violence say this is being driven partly by the attention the media pays to it.

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Authorities Detail How Shooter Prepared For Attack

Wednesday, October 04, 2017

Law enforcement confirms the Las Vegas shooter had multiple rifles equipped with devices to enable guns to fire very quickly, as well as spy cameras to watch for approaching police.

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Why Did Stephen Paddock Open Fire On Las Vegas Concertgoers?

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Authorities say that so far a motive for the shooting is elusive. He also doesn't fit any common profiles for a mass murderer. One thing that is known, is that Paddock had a lot of weapons.

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FBI's 2016 Crime Report Reveals Increase In Homicides

Monday, September 25, 2017

The FBI's crime statistics for 2016 reveal an increase in violent crime. Homicides, in particular, continue to grow, and the increase looks less and less like a mere statistical blip.

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Federal Government Steps Up Disaster Response Efforts Since Hurricane Katrina

Friday, September 15, 2017

The coordination of disaster response efforts by the federal government has significantly improved since Hurricane Katrina. In Florida, reviews of the federal response have been positive in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

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News Brief: Trump's Tax Overhaul Push, Irma's Damage, Russia Goes After NGO

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The White House is deep in the midst of a tax overhaul push. Also, we look at the damage from Hurricane Irma and Russia's investigation of a watchdog group called the SOVA Center.

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Cleanup Underway In Miami

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

We have the latest on cleanup efforts in Miami in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Trump Makes It Easier For Local Police To Get Pentagon's Surplus Gear

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The Trump administration has lifted Obama-era restrictions on military donations of equipment to local police. The move was denounced by critics of "police militarization."

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Police Face Backlash Over Crowd Control Measures After Several Political Protests

Friday, August 25, 2017

Police crowd control measures are under scrutiny after a series of political protests. Officers must strike a balance on whether to act or hold back as protests become more contentious.

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Justice Department Announces Seizure Of Dark Web Marketplace

Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Department of Justice announced Thursday its seizure of an international marketplace on the dark web. AlphaBay provided an anonymous site for people selling illegal drugs, firearms and other items.

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Justice Department Reinstates Controversial Policy On Civil Asset Forfeiture

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Department of Justice is announcing its policy on civil asset forfeiture on Wednesday. The controversial practice means police can seize private property, regardless of conviction.

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Cop Shooting Death Cases Raise Question: When Is Fear Reasonable?

Friday, June 30, 2017

Many Americans believe that convictions of law enforcement officers for shooting someone while on duty are too rare. But experts say jurors are hesitant to convict cops for making mistakes on the job.

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Prosecutors Face Challenges Convicting Police Officers Involved In Shootings

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Several high-profile prosecutions of law enforcement officers have ended in acquittal or hung juries. A big reason: a Supreme Court ruling called Graham v. Connor, and the instructions juries get as a result.

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Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

Monday, June 19, 2017

Two Seattle police officers shot and killed Charleena Lyles on Sunday. Her family is accusing the officers of not doing enough to de-escalate an encounter with a person known to have mental problems.

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Pregnant Woman Fatally Shot By Seattle Police Outside Apartment Building

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Seattle Police Department reformed its use of deadly force, under the approving eye of a federal monitor. But Sunday's shooting of a black mother in her own apartment raises new questions about how they respond to people in crisis.

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FACT CHECK: Is Left-Wing Violence Rising?

Friday, June 16, 2017

This week's shooting at a Republican baseball practice alarmed those who fear the left is becoming more radicalized.

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Reality Winner, Accused NSA Leaker, To Enter Not Guilty Plea

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Winner's lawyer would not confirm that his client was the source of the bombshell leak of a report about efforts by Russian military intelligence to cyberattack American election software.

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Trump Supporters Accuse Liberal Communities Of Hostility Toward Free Speech

Monday, June 05, 2017

Across the U.S., some conservatives say they're losing their right to free speech. Opponents accuse them of using hate speech that should be silenced. Sunday in Portland marked the latest flare-up.

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Most Mass Shootings Are Smaller, Domestic Tragedies

Monday, June 05, 2017

The vast majority of gun deaths in America are either suicides or one-on-one shootings.

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Trump Supporters Face Off With Counter Demonstrators In Portland

Monday, June 05, 2017

In Oregon, Trump supporters met a wall of angry resistance in downtown Portland on Sunday, as emotions run high after an alleged white supremacist killed two men on a train there last weekend.

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