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    Officers Defend Case Work In Levy Investigation

    WASHINGTON, DC - District crime-scene and U.S. Park Police officers testifying in the Chandra Levy case on Thursday defended how they handled and processed the slain woman's remains and other items found in Rock Creek Park a year after she disappeared. The testimony came a day after Dupont Circle cabinetmaker Phillip Palmer told the court that he found Levy's skull in ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Sheriff Joe to Get Ruling On Attendance at Meeting

    PHOENIX (AP) - A judge is expected to rule Monday morning on whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has to attend a meeting to explain why his office hasn't handed over records that the Board of Supervisors had subpoenaed. Arpaio asked the judge to throw out the subpoena that supervisors issued in an attempt to see whether the sheriff had misused ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -2
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    Suspect in Girl's Kidnapping Shoots Self When Police Arrive

    Suspect in Girl's Kidnapping Shoots Self When Police Arrive
    HAWK POINT, MO — A man police wanted to talk to regarding the kidnapping of four year old Alisa Maier shot himself when officers came to his door.. Paul S. Smith shot himself about 4:30 Wednesday afternoon on Highway D in Hawk Point, Missouri, west of O'Fallon. Police would not say if Smith, was the primary suspect in the case. In ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Girl, 6, Killed By Car Fleeing LA Police

    LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police pursuit has ended in a deadly crash, with the suspects' car hitting and killing a 6-year-old girl. Officer April Harding says police were responding to a report of a man with a gun when the pursuit began Thursday night. Harding says the suspects' car lost control in a residential area of Lakeview Terrace and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    FBI No-Show in NYC Terror Probe Raises Questions

    NEW YORK - The glaring absence of federal authorities at this week's announcement of the arrests of two men accused of plotting to attack a New York City synagogue is raising questions about the strength of the case against them and how severe the threat was. The terrorism arrests were announced with fanfare in City Hall and a dramatic photo of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Police: Parade Bomb Had Chemicals Mixed With Shrapnel

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Authorities in Washington state say the person who left a bomb along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in downtown Spokane had mixed a chemical with shrapnel. Spokane County Ozzie Knezovich told the Spokesman-Review that tests are being conducted to determine the chemical and whether it made the bomb potentially more deadly. The bomb was found ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -14
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    Scammer Sends $4,000 Check to Police in Washington

    RICHLAND, Wash. - Not even the police are immune from those offers of free money from African countries that are really scams. Richland police could use another $4,000, but the department wasn't tempted by the cashier's check it received Friday in the mail from the country of Benin. Officer Erica Tungesvik said officers immediately recognized it as a bogus attempt to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Roads Closed For Arlington Officer's Funeral

    Roads Closed For Arlington Officer's Funeral
    A memorial service will be today for an Arlington police officer killed last week in the line of duty, and motorists passing through town between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. should be prepared for traffic delays. Craig Story, 34, was killed Wednesday while trying to pull over a speeding motorist on South Cooper Street. His motorcycle struck a school bus ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    State Police Confirm Shooting, Arrest of Idaho Fugitive

    BOISE, ID - Police wounded an armed Idaho man who had eluded authorities since late last week following a robbery, kidnapping and car theft near a central Oregon campground. James Patrick Powers, a 47-year-old Boise resident, was shot Saturday evening by an Oregon State Police trooper as he walked toward the city limits of the town of Oakridge. He’s being treated ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Suspect Pleads Guilty in Failed NY Car Bomb Attempt

    Suspect Pleads Guilty in Failed NY Car Bomb Attempt
    NEW YORK - Calling himself a "Muslim soldier," a Pakistan-born U.S. citizen pleaded guilty Monday to the failed Times Square car bombing, saying his attack was the answer to "the U.S. terrorizing . . . Muslim people." Faisal Shahzad entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Manhattan days after a federal grand jury had indicted him on 10 terrorism and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Jamaica Police: 30 Dead in Battle With Drug Gang

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Thousands of heavily armed police and soldiers continued an assault into the capital's most violent slums on Tuesday, hunting for weapons and battling die-hard defenders of a powerful Jamaican gang leader sought by the U.S. Officials said at least 30 people have died. Jamaica's security forces, reeling from bold attacks by masked gangsters loyal to underworld boss ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Woman Picks Up Fast Food Before Allowing Cop to Charge Her With DUI

    NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a woman insisted on picking up some fast food before she allowed an officer to charge her with drunken driving. The Plain Dealer newspaper of Cleveland reports police in suburban North Royalton got a call about a car weaving and going off a road at a little after 1 a.m. earlier this ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Extra Security Called for England-Germany World Cup Game

    Extra Security Called for England-Germany World Cup Game
    JOHANNESBURG — Extra security will be enforced at the England-Germany second-round game at the World Cup on Sunday, with South Africa police describing it as a "high priority" match. England and Germany will play at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, which has a relatively small capacity of 40,911. "Those are high-priority teams for us," South Africa Police Service spokeswoman Brigadier ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Take Over from Army at Mexico Border

    Police Take Over from Army at Mexico Border
    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Mexican army troops were pulled off Ciudad Juarez's streets Thursday and replaced by thousands of federal police officers who will take over the fight against drug-related violence that claimed over 2,600 lives last year in this border city. With lights flashing and helicopters churning overhead, dozens of blue-and-white federal patrol cars, trucks and armored cars streamed onto ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police Face Cleaver-Wielding Suspect at Temple Service

    Police Face Cleaver-Wielding Suspect at Temple Service
    CLEVELAND — A man entered his Sikh temple in suburban Cleveland early Thursday, raised a meat cleaver near two members preparing for morning prayers, and was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Police don't believe Ravinder Nijjar, 41, of Bedford, had a religious motive for his behavior at the temple, where he worshipped, Police Chief Greg Duber said. Nijjar entered ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Trooper Rescues Man, 90, from Rushing River

    Trooper Rescues Man, 90, from Rushing River
    GRANT COUNTY, OR - An Oregon State Police Trooper rescued a 90-year-old man from the swift currents of the John Day River today, state police reported. Grant County emergency dispatchers received reports of a car submerged in the river about 1:55 p.m. in the Picture Gorge area of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, about five miles west of Dayville. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Chicago Police Seize More than 4,000 Weapons

    CHICAGO -- Chicago police have collected more than 4,000 weapons during a turn-in program that offered cash for guns. Police say they gathered 55 assault weapons, 660 replica weapons, more than 3,300 handguns -- and two hand grenades. Even Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis was shocked by what the department took in. He wondered why anyone would need hand grenades in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    To Help With Department Backlog, Outside Labs Will Test DNA Kits

    LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA - Local officials reacted positively Monday to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announcement that it had assigned nearly 5,000 DNA evidence kits from rape and sexual assault cases to outside labs for testing. The 4,763 kits from the Sheriff's Department and some smaller police departments that rely on the county still need to be tested and ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Publishers Sue Va. Prisons for Banning Law Guide

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia prison officials have unconstitutionally banned inmates from receiving a book that teaches them how to file lawsuits concerning mistreatment or poor prison conditions, the book's publishers claim in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. National Lawyers Guild and the Center for Constitutional Rights, both nonprofit civil rights organizations, sued state Department of Corrections Director Gene Johnson, officials at ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -10
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    Police Arrest Four Boys, One 11-Year Old, in Armed Robbery Case

    Police Arrest Four Boys, One 11-Year Old, in Armed Robbery Case
    SEATTLE - Four Bellevue boys, one just 11 years old, may be charged with first-degree robbery this week after police arrested them early Monday morning on suspicion of robbing a gas-station attendant at gunpoint. Close to midnight Sunday Bellevue police responded to a report of a robbery at the Chevron on the 16200 block of Northeast Eighth Street. A boy grabbed ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -6
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