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  • A black ribbon with a thin blue line runs across a Fox Lake Police badge Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Fox Lake, Ill.  Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was shot and killed Tuesday while pursuing a group of suspicious men. Police are searching for a second day to locate three suspects in the killing. (Paul Valade /Daily Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

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  • Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau, with Chief Deputy Manuel Longoria, speaks during a news conference at the Bexar County Sheriff's office, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in San Antonio. Pamerleau said a second video of deputies fatally shooting a man whose hands were raised appears to show him carrying what investigators believe was a knife.  She declined to release the video because the investigation is ongoing. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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    DALLAS (AP) — A second video that captured Texas deputies fatally shooting a man whose hands were raised appears to show that he was holding a knife, a sheriff said Wednesday, declining to release the video because the investigation is still going on.

  • CORRECTS SPELLING FROM GLINIEWITZ TO GLINIEWICZ- This undated photo provided by the Fox Lake Police Department shows Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, who was shot and killed Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Fox Lake, Ill. Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt Tuesday in northern Illinois for the individuals believed to be involved in the death of Gliniewicz. (Fox Lake Police Department photo via AP)

    Police officer killed in Illinois was on brink of retirement

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 2 ARREST 5:06 a.m. – Jesus A. Aguirre, 36, of Artesia, arrested and charged with criminal trespass. SUSPICIOUS SUBJECT 4:47 a.m.…

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  • Parents of man who died at party in Grants sue city police

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 1 ARREST 1:49 a.m. – Oscar Lozano, 32, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to pay fines. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 1:20…