New federal figures show that the number of inmates committing suicide in local jails continues to go up.

"This family needs an answer to the principle question: What happened to Sandra Bland?" the Bland family attorney said.

Jurors agreed to keep the death penalty on the table, putting the trial into a final phase this month.



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103 people were shot and killed by on-duty police officers

Five major retailers, including Wal-Mart and Amazon, agreed to stop selling imitation guns in New York state as part of a $300,000 settlement.

An attorney for Dylann Roof says he did not want to enter a guilty plea until federal officials decide whether to seek a death sentence.

The two officers gave accounts of the shooting that matched what was seen in another officer's body-camera footage, prosecutors say.

A day after he was indicted, the former university police officer made his first appearance in court.

Samuel DuBose, 43, was unarmed when he was shot and killed during a July 19 traffic stop by Officer Ray Tensing.

The encounter was captured by a dashboard camera. The Medford police officer has been placed on leave.

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