1. Family Ties

    Sisters of D.C. Car-Chase Suspect Speak

    WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 03:  A police officer checks out a car on grass with his canine near the U.S. Capitol October 3, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The US Capitol and the White House were placed on lockdown after an 'active shooter' situation was reported.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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    A day after a woman was shot and killed in Washington, D.C., while fleeing police, her family spoke to reporters about the woman behind the news. One of Miriam Carey’s sisters, speaking outside their Brooklyn home, is “still very confused as to why Miriam is not alive.” Carey, who was reportedly delusional, suffered from postpartum depression and had recently had a head injury, was shot to death by police during a car chase after other efforts to stop her failed. Although the sisters are sure that the situation could have ended differently, they aren’t certain of much else: “We don’t know why Miriam ended up going to DC, we don’t know if her depression contributed to her taking that ride,” said the sister.

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