In-Flight Death

A federal court in Texas dismissed a family’s wrongful death suit against American Airlines arising from 25-year-old Brittany Oswell’s death from a medical emergency she experienced a pulmonary embolism during a flight. A doctor on board requested an emergency landing and the family claimed the flight crew’s failure to divert resulted in the woman’s death.

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2 California Deputies Shot in Apparent Ambush in Patrol Car

Authorities searched Sunday for a gunman who shot and wounded two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies who were sitting in their squad car — an apparent ambush that drew an angry response from the president and sparked an anti-police protest outside the hospital where the deputies were being treated.

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Privacy

A police chief, city attorney and sheriff’s office enforcement major are entitled to qualified immunity on invasion of privacy claims relating to the release of redacted reports, the Eighth Circuit ruled. The reports pertained to an investigation into sexual misconduct by Josh Duggar, one of the stars of the television show “19 Kids and Counting.”

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