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    DA Seeks Hate Crime Charges in Swastika Case

    FARMINGTON, N.M. — Prosecutors in New Mexico say they plan to pursue hate crime charges against three men accused of branding a swastika on a mentally challenged man's arm with a heated metal clothes hanger. Jesse Sanford, William Hatch and Paul Beebe — all in their 20s — were charged Friday with kidnapping, aggravated battery and other felonies. The three white ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    NY Police Arrest Two In Terrorist Plot

    New York, NY (AP) -- A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that two men are in custody in an investigation that may be related to terrorism in New York City. The official would not give further details about the charges the men face. The official wasn't authorized to speak about the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +5
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    Wanted Gunman's Camp Uncovered by Police

    Wanted Gunman's Camp Uncovered by Police
    The camp where suspected armed killer Raoul Moat has been living rough while on the run has been found by police. A letter addressed to his ex-girlfriend Samantha Stobbart, who he is alleged to have shot, was discovered with a tent near Rothbury, north-east England. Police have offered a £10,000 reward for information that leads to his capture and vowed they ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Ten from 9/11 Among New Names on NY Police Memorial

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The names of 15 officers, including 10 who died from illnesses related to their time spent at ground zero in Manhattan, have been added to the New York Police Officers Memorial. Family, friends and hundreds of uniformed police gathered Tuesday at the black granite memorial in Albany where 1,297 names of officers who died in the line of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police Rescue Woman Caught in Elevator For 8 Days

    MADRID - Police say they rescued a woman who was trapped for eight days in an elevator in her house in northeastern Spain. Police said Friday they were alerted by relatives of the 45-year-old woman who said they had not been able to contact her for five days. Officers on Tuesday heard the woman's cries for help as soon as they ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Bits Officer at Bar Fight

    BURLINGTON, Iowa - A Burlington man has been arrested for allegedly biting a police officer who was trying to break up a fight at a bar early on New Year's Day. [widget:news__all_discussion] Thaddeus Purnell is charged with serious assault and aggravated assault on a peace officer. Police were called to the Boogaloo Cafe. When officers arrived, authorities say Purnell was standing ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -2
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    The Hunt is On for Suspect In LA School Officer's Shooting

    The Hunt is On for Suspect In LA School Officer's Shooting
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles city councilman says he will ask the council to approve a $75,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot a school police officer. Councilman Dennis Zine also said at a news conference Thursday that the Los Angeles Unified School District police officer's association has offered a $5,000 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Gets 5 Years for Trying to Run Down Cop

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) ― A Carroll County judge has sentenced a 38-year-old Westminster man to five years in prison for trying to run down a woman and a police officer trying to help her. Gary Wolfe was convicted Wednesday of two counts of first-degree assault and sentenced to 20 years with all but five years suspended. Prosecutors say Taneytown (TAW'-nee-town) police ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +1
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    Officer, Hostage Shot at Chicago Standoff

    CHICAGO, IL - A Chicago man was charged over the weekend in a hostage situation that injured him and two other people, and ended with a fire that police say the suspect started as he tried to flee. Cortilius Wilson, 31, of the 3000 block of West 19th Street, faces charges of attempted first-degree murder, aggravated criminal sexual assault, aggravated arson ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -2
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    Dept To Be Honored For Work In Chandra Levy Case

    WASHINGTON — A detective who handled the Chandra Levy murder investigation and five other District of Columbia police department employees are being honored for their service. The six officers will receive a plaque and a $1,000 gift Thursday from the D.C. Police Foundation. Among the honorees are Kenneth “Todd” Williams, a homicide detective who investigated Levy’s 2001 death, and Officer Jason ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Sergeant Pedaling to Honor Slain Cop

    Sergeant Pedaling to Honor Slain Cop
    Earlier this week, Western Kentucky University Police Department Sgt. Craig Sutter began pedaling his way across Virginia in honor of his late friend, Eddie Mundo, a LaGrange Police Department officer killed in the line of duty in 2003. Sutter is among about 400 officers riding in the 250-mile Law Enforcement United charity ride from Chesapeake, Va., to Washington, D.C., today through ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    FBI: 5.5 Percent Drop in Violent Crime

    FBI: 5.5 Percent Drop in Violent Crime
    WASHINGTON - Crime levels fell last year compared to 2009, continuing a downward trend that saw a 5.5 percent drop in the number of violent crimes last year and a 2.8 percent drop in the number of property crimes. Figures released by the FBI Monday also showed that there were declines in all four categories of violent crime in 2010 and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    Police: SUV Sought in MA Massacre Case Located

    BOSTON—Boston's police commissioner says an SUV being sought in connection with the slayings of four people earlier this week has been recovered. Commissioner Edward Davis told WBZ-AM on Thursday that the vehicle seen driving away from Tuesday morning's shooting scene has been found. There have not been any arrests. He did not provide additional details. Police are also expected to execute ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    13 Missing Religious Sect Members Found Alive, Safe

    LOS ANGELES - The 13 members of a Southern California "cult-like" religious sect were found praying in a Los Angeles park early Sunday afternoon, ending a frantic police manhunt. The search began after two members' husbands came to police with cell phones, identifications, house deeds and letters left behind by the group. The notes indicated members would 'soon see Jesus and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    Towing Turf War Leads to Shootings, Fire

    Towing Turf War Leads to Shootings, Fire
    PHILADELPHIA — A tow truck driver is shot, allegedly by a rival, at an accident scene. Two days later, properties linked to both companies are torched or riddled by gunfire. A towing turf war has broken out in Philadelphia. "I've never seen problems where it erupted into this kind of violence," Philadelphia police spokesman Frank Vanore said. Philadelphia has tried in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -1
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    Officer Wounded; Gunman Killed in Drugstore Shootout

    Officer Wounded; Gunman Killed in Drugstore Shootout
    SAN FRANCISCO - A robbery suspect was killed and a California Highway Patrol officer was wounded in a shootout early Wednesday at a 24-hour drugstore in North Oakland, police said. The incident began shortly before 1:30 a.m. when several masked robbers burst into the Walgreens pharmacy at 51st Street and Telegraph Avenue and herded employees into a back room at gunpoint, ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Tulsa-Area Officers to Give Tornado Aid

    Tulsa-area law enforcement officers are reaching out to help their counterparts in Alabama and Mississippi who were hardest hit by the tornadoes last week. Ten-Four Ministries is working with law enforcement officers in the Tulsa area to help officers in the communities of Hackleburg and Phil Campbell, Ala., and Smithville, Miss., said Tulsa Police Capt. Travis Yates. The police departments in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police Search For Motive In Restaurant Shootings

    Police Search For Motive In Restaurant Shootings
    LOS ANGELES — Police searched for a motive yesterday for a fatal shooting at a San Bernardino restaurant in which a gunman attacked his stepdaughter’s family, killing her husband and 6-year-old son, and then fatally shooting himself. The woman and another child were wounded in the attack. Jimmy Schlager, 56, arrived at the Del Taco restaurant in San Bernardino on a ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    911 Recording: Calm Exchange in NH Bus Bomb Scare

    CONCORD, N.H. — A police dispatch log made during a Greyhound bus bomb scare that drew a massive police presence describes what appeared to be someone holding a handgun on board, a man taking his shirt off and a woman who tried to get off the bus but stopped, according to records released Tuesday. The transcript of comments made among police ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -1
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    Dept. Raises $60K in Drug Seizure Vehicle Auction

    DETROIT - To John Clark, the 1989 Chevrolet Caprice represented a possible buy: It was cruddy under the hood, but had sparkling rims and a killer sound system. To Detroit police, it represented dollar signs. The vehicle -- seized in a drug investigation -- was among 75 auctioned off Tuesday, generating more than $60,000 for the department's growing narcotics forfeiture fund. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +6
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