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Fundraiser planned for family of soccer referee

In this Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 photo, Kris Bieniewicz, of Westland, and her sons Josh Bieniewicz, 9, and Kyle Bieniewicz, 14, remember her husband and their father, John Bieniewicz, at the soccer fields of Founders Sports Park in Farmington Hills, where the boys have played soccer and their father officiated matches. John Bieniewicz died earlier this summer after being punched while refereeing during a soccer game in Livonia, Mich. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza) DETROIT NEWS OUT;  NO SALES

PLYMOUTH, Mich. (AP) — A fundraiser is planned for the family of a Detroit-area referee who died after being punched by a player during a recreational soccer game this summer.

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‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer speaks in front of images from security video and an enlargement of an airsoft pistol used in the robbery of a Wendy's restaurant on Tuesday, during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.

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