Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan dies at 80

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During a Friday news conference about the shooting death of Billy Hughes, St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell said his goal is to release future bodycam
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During a Friday news conference about the shooting death of Billy Hughes, St. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtell said his goal is to release future bodycame videos with 72 hours.

Video shows gun raised before St. Paul officers fire fatal shots

Police Chief Todd Axtell said he released the video amid calls for transparency in the wake of the Aug. 5 shooting, when police were called to William "Billy" Hughes' apartment for a report of shots fired.
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