ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Friday, August 2, 2019

Texas officer kills woman while shooting at dog

A patrol officer accidentally shot and killed a woman when he fired repeatedly at a dog that was charging at him, authorities in the Dallas suburb of Arlington said.

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Around the country:

  • Baltimore: The Baltimore Police Department is investigating a report of a burglary that reportedly occurred at Rep. Elijah Cummings' home shortly before 4 a.m. ET on Saturday. Read more.
  • New York City: New York Police Department Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be terminated following his controversial involvement in the death of Eric Garner, a departmental administrative judge officially recommended Friday. Read more.
  • Texas: Harris County, Texas, filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil on Thursday, one day after an explosion and fire at the company's Baytown plant. Read more.
  • Ohio: A Kentucky man is accused of punching a 61-year-old protester outside an Ohio rally for President Donald Trump. Read more.
  • Montana: The body of a child found in a remote part of Montana has been identified as Aiden Castiel Salcido, the toddler investigators had been looking for since his parents were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide last week, authorities said. Read more.

More states to offer 3rd gender option on licenses

Washington state and Pennsylvania will offer a third gender option on driver's licenses, so people who don't identify as female or male can choose X instead.

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Lawmakers probe Capital One, Amazon

Capital One and Amazon are now facing congressional scrutiny over the banking giant's enormous data breach, disclosed on Monday, that affected roughly 100 million Americans.

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