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A suspect is in custody in connection to the ambush-style killings of two police officers in the Des Moines, Iowa, area, according to police.

The two officers were shot and killed early Wednesday as they sat in their squad cars.

"The shootings appear to have been ambush-style attacks," police spokesman Paul Parizek said in a statement.

The suspect in custody is 46-year-old Scott Michael Greene, a white male resident of Urbandale, a Des Moines suburb.

University of Cincinnati

Civil rights activists are criticizing the racial makeup of the jury seated for the murder trial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man.

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Jurors in the murder trial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a traffic stop will visit the street near campus where the shooting took place.

Mourners hold a vigil for Tyre King blocks away from he was shot by Columbus Police in Olde Towne East
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A group calling for an independent investigation after a Columbus Police officer fatally shot a 13-year-old boy while investigating a reported armed robbery is planning a downtown protest.

Funeral for Tyre King Set For Saturday

Sep 22, 2016

The family of Tyre King say the 13-year old's funeral is set for Saturday.

Columbus Police

A defense attorney has raised concerns about the "prejudicial" effect of releasing the juvenile record of a 19-year-old robbery suspect linked to the Ohio boy who was shot fatally by Columbus police last week.


Thousands gathered to pay their respects to Jose Chavez, a New Mexico police officer who authorities say was shot and killed by a Columbus fugitive during a traffic stop in southern New Mexico.

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Columbus Police say someone opened fire on officers who were investigating reports of another shooting overnight. 

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Several Columbus activist communities are banding together to hold a protest against police brutality that was previously canceled due to the shooting of police officers in Dallas. 

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Activists and community leaders will gather tomorrow at the Franklin County Courthouse to demand justice for Henry Green, a young man who was fatally shot by police last week.