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NYC Police Officer Convicted of Manslaughter

A New York City police officer was found guilty of second-degree manslaughter Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in 2014. Peter Liang, 28, is the first New York police officer convicted in an on-duty death since 2005. Liang was also convicted of official misconduct, a misdemeanor. He was dismissed from the New York Police Department right after the verdict. Brooklyn state Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun has yet to rule on Liang's lawyers' request to dismiss...

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