5 police officers were killed in 9 days

(CNN)Three of the five police officers killed in the past nine days across the US each leave behind two children. A fourth was a young police academy graduate who was about to hit the streets on her own. Another had joined his department a little over four years ago. Multiple shots were fired during the incident, and the suspect initially remained barricaded inside the home, police had said earlier. Chisum was fatally wounded. He had been with the department for …

NAACP and attorneys call for charges after teen’s head was slammed into ground during arrest

(CNN)The NAACP and civil rights attorney Ben Crump called on prosecutors on Wednesday to charge Broward County sheriff’s deputies involved in the brutal arrest of teenager that was captured in a cell phone video that went viral. Prosecutors: Investigation is almost complete Delucca’s mother, Clantina Rolle, urged the state attorney to take action. “It’s has been two months since I haven’t received justice for my son. It feels still fresh to me,” she said. In a statement released Wednesday, the …

Over 200 dead dolphins were found from Louisiana to Florida. That’s triple the usual number, NOAA says

(CNN)A total of 261 bottlenose dolphins were found stranded between Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle, officials said. “We are seeing higher numbers in Mississippi and Louisiana and we are concerned about fresh water,” Fougères said. “It’s an exceptionally wet winter for the entire United States and it’s the wettest winter in the Mississippi Valley in the past 124 years.” Fougères told reporters Friday it was too early to say what was causing the deaths, but investigators are looking at the …