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Hundreds pay respects to Botham Jean

Friend after friend stepped to podiums at a suburban Dallas church Thursday to deliver tearful tributes to the kindness of Botham Shem Jean, the pious and beloved St. Lucia man killed by a police officer in his own apartment.

Officer buys tank of gas for elderly widow, goes viral

Seventy-five-year-old Delores Marotta used her cane to hobble into a metro Detroit gas station. She asked the attendant to put $3 on pump number three. A St. Clair Shores, Michigan, police officer overheard her request and surprised her by adding an extra 20 bucks of gas to her tank.

Police officer chased by tiny pig

A Florida police officer responding to an animal complaint posted a video of the animal in question --- a tiny pig --- chasing him down the street, United Press International reported.

NC police officer resigns after suspected jaywalker assault

A western North Carolina police officer who resigned after a body camera video shows him hitting and using a Taser on a man suspected of jaywalking will face preliminary charges of assault, the Buncombe County District Attorney's Office said Thursday.

Police officer injured during drug arrest

One man was arrested late Monday on Madison's south side after he was observed smoking pot in a vehicle by a police officer, and fought with the officer after he was approached, according to Madison police.