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Why Russian separatists called an exorcist when they discovered a Ukrainian POW was an evangelical Christian

Viktor Cherniiavskyi said he was tortured by Russian separatists in 2104 and forced to undergo an e…

Rebecca Rommen   


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A 95-year-old woman with dementia has died after being tasered by police in her nursing home

Clare Nowland was carrying a knife and a walking stick when police found her in the Yallambee Lodge…

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Ex-assistant accused of killing and beheading tech CEO Fahim Saleh will try psych defense on a Manhattan jury

An "emotional disturbance" defense is planned by the ex-personal assistant accused of the 2020 kill…

Laura Italiano   


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Ex-employees at Taser-making company felt pressured to get tattooed or shocked in front of crowds, report says

According to a Reuters investigation, ex-staffers described the company as having an "all-in" and h…

Beatrice Nolan   


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A man is suing the city of Hollywood, Florida, after a cop shot him with a gun instead of a Taser and paralyzed him from the waist down

Michael Ortiz, 43, was paralyzed from the waist down after being shot by a police officer who meant…

Matthew Loh   


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Police have killed over a thousand people using Tasers. A use-of-force expert says the weapon should be banned.

The less-than-lethal weapon has resulted in over a thousand deaths of people between 2000 and 2018,…

Hannah Getahun   


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Drones armed with Tasers are no way to combat school shootings, ACLU says

Axon, the manufacturer of Tasers, said this week it is developing a drone armed with stun guns, cla…

Charles R. Davis   


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A Texas police officer was arrested after being accused of using a taser on her kids, reports say

Xochitl Ortiz, a former deputy with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's office, is accused of …

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A Florida officer shot a man after mistaking his gun for a Taser, police say. The man was left paralyzed.

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump said police should release video of the callout, which left Michael…

Mia Jankowicz   


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Police officer fired after body-cam footage caught him tasering a 64-year-old man in a wheelchair 4 times

Body-cam footage shows the police officer in St. Petersburg, Florida, telling a man, aged 64, in a …

Alia Shoaib   


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Video captured a man bursting into flames after being tasered by police. The New York attorney general is investigating.

The disturbing video appears to show Jason Jones dousing himself with hand sanitizer before being t…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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Juror says holding Kim Potter's handgun and Taser was 'key turning point' in deliberations for the ex-cop's manslaughter conviction

The anonymous juror told KARE that the jury took note of the fact that Potter was an experienced tr…

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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A passenger was tasered and removed from a flight after his 'disorderly' behavior caused a plane to divert to a Portuguese island

A passenger was tasered by police and escorted off a flight for his "unruly" behaviour. His antics …

Ella Hopkins   


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Kim Potter's use of force during Daunte Wright traffic stop was 'excessive and inappropriate,' expert testifies

A use-of-force expert told the court that the officer's actions were unreasonable. Potter has said …

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Ex-cop Kim Potter said she mistook her gun for her Taser when she shot Daunte Wright. Officers told the jury how she was trained to use the weapon.

Brooklyn Center police officers are instructed not to tase someone operating a vehicle, a sergeant …

Kenneth Niemeyer   


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Videos appear to show police using Tasers and pepper spray on high school students during an on-campus protest against sexual assault

A protest over a sexual assault allegation ended when police entered the campus of Little Elm High …

Alia Shoaib   


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A man in Great Britain died after police shot him with a Taser and he tumbled into the River Thames

The man was wielding a screwdriver when police used a Taser on him, and he plummeted from the Chels…

Katie Balevic   


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A man in upstate New York burst into flames after officers used a taser to subdue him, police say

Police said the man, who is in grave condition, doused himself in hand sanitizer prior to being tas…

Kelsey Vlamis