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Man accused in deadly Texas standoff faces federal charge

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LEVELLAND, Texas - A man charged in the fatal shooting of a SWAT officer in a small West Texas city during a standoff last week was charged Friday with assaulting a federal officer who responded to the scene, prosecutors said.
Omar Soto-Chavira, 22, was charged with one count of forcibly assaulting a federal officer engaged in the performance of official duties.
Soto-Chavira repeatedly opened fire on law enforcement during the almost 11-hour standoff on July 15 at a house in Levelland, about 30 miles west of Lubbock, authorities said.
Soto-Chavira was charged this week with a state count...
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Alleged Santa Cruz attempted murderer arrested in Idaho: SCSO

Alleged Santa Cruz attempted murderer arrested in Idaho: SCSO

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A man accused of attempted murder in the Santa Cruz area has been arrested in Idaho.
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Attorney of Boston teen accused of sexually assaulting a horse suggests police have the wrong man

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The attorney for a Boston teen allegedly caught on camera raping a horse in Norfolk tried on Friday to suggest that police have the wrong person.
At a hearing Friday to determine whether Jackson Z. Kelley, 19, of Allston, is too dangerous to be released on bail, Anthony Musto suggested that Kelley is not the person Norfolk Police Det. Samuel Webb said was caught on camera masturbating and sexually assaulting a horse at Turner Hill Equestrian Center.
“Many of the tips were people other than the defendant,” Musto said in Wrentham District Court.
But Webb, the police detective, said, “Jackson...
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NYPD sergeant accused of assaulting man who allegedly hurled racial slur at him

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He is accused of kneeling on him and punching another man who allegedly started spitting at him. Their "conduct did not justify these violent responses," Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said.
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