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Depp says he mined his 'inner evil' to play gangster Bulger

VENICE (Reuters) - Johnny Depp says he did not have to dig deep to tap into his evil side for his portrayal of the Irish-American gangster James “Whitey” Bulger in the film “Black Mass”, screened out of competition on Friday at the Venice Film Festival.<p>Actor Johnny Depp and his wife Amber Heard …

Film Festivals

Robin Williams died one year ago today — here are 10 of his best moments on film

Williams, who got his breakout role in the 1978 sitcom "Mork and Mindy," had an incredible range.<p>The talented star made us laugh in movies like "Mrs. Doubtfire" and won best supporting actor at the 1998 Oscars for the character he portrayed in the drama "Good Will Hunting."<p>In memory of Williams, …

Police release audio in fatal shooting of Texas teen

ARLINGTON, Texas — Police in Arlington, Texas, pushed back Monday against Internet falsehoods amid a growing national firestorm surrounding Friday's shooting of college football player Christian Taylor inside a car dealership showroom.<p>In a YouTube posting, the department directly confronted rumors …

Law Enforcement

State of Emergency Declared in Ferguson After Some Protests Turn Violent

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger has declared a state of emergency in and around Ferguson, Mo. following the arrest of several dozen …

Justice

South Carolina officer shoots unarmed white teen during pot bust

<b>(CNN) —</b> You think you've heard this story before. A young, unarmed man is shot to death by a police officer. Black activists are outraged. The only difference with this scenario is that the young man was not black, but white.<p>Nineteen-year-old Zachary Hammond was on a date July 26 when he was …

Christian Taylor, Texas Teen Killed By Cop, Tweeted: 'I Don't Wanna Die Too Young'

The black Texas teen shot dead by police Friday openly expressed fears about his safety and questioned law enforcement on social media, tweeting last week, "I don't wanna die too young."<p>Christian Taylor, 19, was shot and killed in the Dallas suburb of Arlington during a struggle with an officer …

Parents of South Carolina teen killed by police demand answers

Zachary Hammond went out on a date on the evening of July 26. He drove a 23-year-old woman to the parking lot of a local restaurant, and he never …

University cop indicted for murder in shooting of motorist Samuel DuBose

<b>(CNN) —</b> University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge in the shooting death of Samuel DuBose.<p>If convicted, Tensing could go to prison for life, Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters said in a news conference. Deters played body camera footage of the …

Ohio campus cop indicted on murder charge in traffic stop shooting

A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesday on a murder charge, with a prosecutor saying the officer "purposely killed him" and "should never have been a police officer."<p>Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters …