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    New York's Finest Snow-Tow the Line

    A dozen NYPD cops are grabbing their mitts and putting on their coats to tackle Old Man Winter. The snowmen with badges are being trained to operate departmental tow trucks in the event civilian drivers get snarled by a winter storm, police sources said yesterday. The initiative arose in the aftermath of December's massive blizzard that practically brought the Big Apple ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    San Francisco Beefs Up Police Patrols In Response to Recent Attacks

    SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco police will soon deploy 32 officers to foot-beat patrols around transit stops in the Bayview and Visitacion Valley in the aftermath of attacks near Muni lines that have victimized Asian Americans, the police chief said Wednesday. Chief George Gascón said the added officers will be deployed starting this week and remain in the area for at ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +4
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    NH Police Chief Rescues Dog from Icy Water

    KINGSTON, N.H. — A New Hampshire police chief says he did what anybody would do when he waded into the icy Great Pond in Kingston to rescue a dog that had fallen through the ice. Kingston Police Chief Donald Briggs says he saved a little boy’s dog. Jennifer Jenkins says her dog named Chloe, the constant companion of her 3-year-old son ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Seattle Officer

    Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Seattle Officer
    SEATTLE - It used to be that 29th Avenue and East Yesler Way was just another ordinary corner in the Leschi neighborhood. In a split second last Halloween, it became a place of tragedy, of bad memories and pain. Sunday afternoon, it was a place for coming together. Several hundred people turned out for the dedication of a memorial to Seattle ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Trial Begins in Death of DC Intern Chandra Levy

    WASHINGTON — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man charged in the death of Washington intern Chandra Levy, more than nine years after her disappearance generated headlines around the world. [photo:575998] Ingmar Guandique (wahn-DEE'-kay) is charged with murder, kidnapping and other counts. Authorities say he attacked Levy while she was jogging alone in Rock Creek Park in May ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    NJ Men Accused in Somali Terror Plot Due in Court

    NJ Men Accused in Somali Terror Plot Due in Court
    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. — The young men's intentions were sinister, investigators say: to head to Somalia to seek terror training from al-Qaida-affiliated jihadists and unleash attacks against fellow Americans. But their preparations apparently were unsophisticated. They lifted weights, bought military-style pants and water bottles, played violent video games and watched terrorist videos online. They had no known connections to terrorist groups, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +2
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    Coast Guard Training Prompt 911 Calls in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - To some 911 callers, it looked like a fiery plane crash just offshore of downtown Anchorage. Others thought it was a boat in trouble. The Coast Guard was practicing shooting emergency flares during a rescue exercise Tuesday morning, but no one informed city authorities who hustled fire crews to the scene after getting as many as half ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -7
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    Driver Faces Multiple Charges in Theft of Deputy's Cruiser

    RUSKIN, FL - A man who crashed his car into a culvert this morning tried to steal the cruiser driven by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy investigating the crash, according to HCSO. Shortly before 6 a.m., Deputy Richard Paul responded to a traffic crash at 809 2nd Ave. N.E. where a 1993 Mercury had driven into a culvert in front ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -2
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    New Effort Launched to Catch 'East Coast Rapist'

    FAIRFAX, Va.—The FBI and local police from several states are launching a new effort to catch the so-called East Coast Rapist, believed responsible for rapes and other attacks on 17 women since 1997. Authorities are hoping a tip from the public will break the case. Billboards featuring sketches of the suspect are running in the four states where attacks occurred -- ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    LA Police Identify Suspect in 1994 Murder

    LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles police detectives have identified a suspect in the 1994 murder of an elderly Studio City man who was killed by a burglar. Police said Wednesday that Kevin Bernard Smith, an inmate serving time in a Mississippi prison for a narcotics conviction, was tied to the murder of Rupert Thompson with DNA evidence. Thompson and his wife were sleeping ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Art to Raise Funds for Cancer Patients Stolen from NH Hospital

    EXETER, N.H.—Police in New Hampshire are investigating the theft of two paintings from Exeter Hospital that were part of a program designed to raise money for cancer patients. The watercolor paintings belong to Exeter artist Sandy McDermott. The hospital says they disappeared on Monday. Hospital spokesman Ray Lawrence says officials aren't sure how someone could leave the hospital with the paintings. ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Officer Injured In Collision After Driver Runs Red Light

    HOWARD COUNTY, MD - A Howard County Police officer was hospitalized early Monday morning after a traffic collision in Columbia with a driver who ran a red light, according to the police department. The officer, Kirk Brown, was taken to the Maryland Shock Trauma Center for treatment, police said. Brown, an officer for eight years, had been driving south on Columbia ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -11
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    Miami Sergeant Still Hospitalized After Drunk Driver Crash

    MIAMI -- A 61-year-old woman faces charges of driving under the influence after plowing her car into two Miami police sergeants on duty. Sgt. Orlando Villaverde, 45, was released from Jackson Memorial Hospital after sustaining broken ribs and a broken collarbone. Sgt. Robert Laurenceau, 35, suffered head and spinal cord injuries and remained hospitalized after surgery Sunday. The accident occurred as ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Confidential Data Stolen from Officer's Cruiser

    KENT, UK - Confidential documents have been stolen from the boot of a car belonging to a Kent Police officer. A member of the public found the paperwork dumped in the street the day after the theft and took it to a local police station. An investigation by the Information Commissioner concluded the force needed to improve its safeguards for documents ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Accused Mass Murderer Vowed Death to Police, Congresswoman

    Accused Mass Murderer Vowed Death to Police, Congresswoman
    Jared Loughner, accused of shooting U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords wrote "die bitch" and "die cops" on a letter he received from the lawmaker in 2007, officials said. The note was found by FBI investigators searching the Tucson home of Loughner and his parents, Captain Chris Nanos of the Pima County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday. On the morning of the shooting, That ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Sheriff Joe's New Lawyers Seek to Extend DOJ Deadline

    PHOENIX (AP) - Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have asked a federal judge for more time to respond to the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit seeking records from the sheriff. The records are sought in a probe of Arpaio's office for alleged discrimination and unconstitutional searches and seizures. Arpaio believes the inquiry is focused on his immigration efforts. The Justice ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Toronto Police Fire Tear Gas Fired in Downtown Rampage

    Toronto Police Fire Tear Gas Fired in Downtown Rampage
    TORONTO - A breakaway group of violent protesters blazed a trail of destruction through downtown Toronto Saturday, leaving windows smashed, stores looted and left police cruisers in flames. In what seemed a carefully choreographed breakout, about 70 black-clad protesters ran amok through mostly deserted streets, largely eluding the $1-billion security operation centred on the Metro Convention Centre. The rampage was so ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -6
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    CA Police Ask for Public's Help in Solving Slayings

    SAN FRANCISCO - Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for gunning down two people in the past month. In the most recent shooting, which occurred May 4, 15-year-old Jose Manuel Lopez was shot dead while walking with a friend. South San Francisco police Detective Ken Chetcuti said investigators ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +2
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    New Report Shows Spike in LA Sheriff's Deputies Drinking

    LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have been involved in 33 alcohol-related incidents since January—more than during all of last year, a report published Tuesday found. The report was carried out by the county's Office of Independent Review, which monitors the sheriff's department. It found that in several instances, deputies were intoxicated while working. In one case, a supervisor who appeared ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -7
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    Police Release Sketch of Naked Intruder

    WESTMINSTER - – Authorities have released a composite sketch of a man who apparently broke into a Westminster home and hid completely nude under a bed. Police are searching for the man who was confronted early Sunday morning by a homeowner in the 600 block of Shawnee Road. [photo:572707] The homeowner grew suspicious when he heard rustling sounds from underneath a ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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