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Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in HamburgFrench investigators say Andreas Lubitz tried a controlled descent on the previous flight.

2015-05-06 07:57:20 -0600

Freddie's Gray mother Gloria Darden arrives at Baltimore University to meet with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in Baltimore(Reuters) - Baltimore will ask the Justice Department to investigate its police department for civil rights violations after the death of a black man from injuries sustained in police custody, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said on Wednesday. The review will look into police "patterns and practices" and potential violations of the U.S. Constitution's Fourth Amendment, which bars unreasonable searches and seizures, Rawlings-Blake told a news conference. The request follows the death last month of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old man who died of spinal injuries after being arrested by police. Rawlings-Blake's announcement came a day after Attorney General Loretta Lynch visited Baltimore.

2015-05-06 08:53:10 -0600

This undated photo provided by the Coeur d’Alene Police Department shows Coeur d’Alene, police officer Greg Moore, who was critically wounded in the line of duty in the early morning of Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The northern Idaho officer is in critical condition after being shot and a suspect is in custody. A northern Idaho police officer shot by a man who stole his patrol car died of his injuries Tuesday evening, a Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, police spokeswoman said. Sgt. Greg Moore died at 5:50 p.m. at Kootenai Health, Sgt. Christie Wood said in a statement.(Coeur d’Alene Police Department via AP)SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered at a candlelight vigil for a veteran police officer who was shot and killed while patrolling a northern Idaho neighborhood, some traveling from out of state and others paying tribute to the sacrifice of a lawman they didn't know.

2015-05-06 07:54:19 -0600