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TODAY   |  March 31, 2014

Albuquerque police use tear gas to break up crowd

A 12-hour protest over recent police shootings turned violent in Albuquerque, N.M., on Sunday. Officers in riot gear clashed with protesters and used tear gas on the crowd.

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>>> police shootings turned from peaceful to mayhem in albuquerque, new mexico, sunday. officers in riot gear clashed with protesters who blocked traffic and climbed street signs . police used tear gas to break up the crowd. for more than a year, the justice department has been investigating allegations of excessive force and civil rights violations.