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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Man Wearing Nothing But Sneakers, Underwear Tasered

    BRIDGEPORT -- A man wearing nothing but sneakers and underwear was Tasered twice and arrested following an altercation with officers at around midnight Tuesday, police said. Police spokesman Tim Quinn said the incident took place at the intersection of Bunnell and Williston streets. Police believe the man was high on PCP at the time of the incident. Robert Frye, 30, of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +1
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police Recover Religious Relic Stolen from Church

    BOSTON - The man on the phone had a crazy story, something about a religious artifact stolen from a church in Boston. As Vermont State Trooper Steven Cuttita waited for him to come to the barracks, he started Googling. “It seemed a little far-fetched to me, but I had to check it out anyway,’’ Cuttita said in an interview yesterday. Six ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Kansas City Police Show Up for Health Insurance Debate In Full Force

    KANSAS CITY - Hundreds of Kansas City police officers packed the board room at police headquarters Thursday for a discussion about whether to merge their health insurance with the city’s plan. The officers — along with some police retirees and family members — showed up because they’re worried what a merger would mean for their health costs and benefits. City officials ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated -6
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    LA On Track for Record-Low Number of Homicides

    LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday that the city is on pace to finish the year with fewer than 300 homicides, which would mark about a 75% decline in killings since the city’s peak in the early 1990s, reaching a low not seen in several decades. To date this year, 216 people have been killed at ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +7
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    Sheriff Has Questions About Sobriety Program

    Sheriff John Walsh is trying to iron out details on how he will handle the state's newly adopted 24/7 Sobriety Program. The new law puts the sheriffs in each county in charge of managing the program. The law requires people accused of more than one DUI offense to take a breath test for alcohol consumption twice a day while they are ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Critically Injures Man

    An off-duty Philadelphia police officer shot and critically wounded a 23-year-old man in the city's East Frankford section Monday afternoon after, he said, he saw the man carrying a gun. The victim, whose name has not been released, was in critical condition Monday night at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus. The officer, whom police would not identify, told authorities he was helping a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Carnegie Heroes Name 19 Recipients

    Carnegie Heroes Name 19 Recipients
    Recipients of Carnegie Heroes Fund medals being awarded Thursday. Ages listed are how old each person was at the time of the event described: -Jeffrey R. Heimbach, 29, of Denville, N.J., pulled an 18-year-old man from a burning vehicle that crashed in Roxbury Township, N.J., on Sept. 23, 2008. -Garrett T. Townsend Jr., 58, of Detroit, drowned helping to save a ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Man With Grudge Busted by Surveillance Photos

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -A Port St. Lucie man who stole a delivery driver's keys to get back at him over a grudge has been arrested on felony burglary charges. Matthew Everett Gray allegedly admitted swiping the keys of a Pepsi-Cola service truck because he wanted the driver to get in trouble at work. The keys unlocked some 20 vending machines. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    $500 Tip Leads Police to $66 Million in Fake Bills

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian police have arrested a Lebanese man allegedly carrying fake currency with a face value of $66 million after he tipped a hotel staff with a $500 note, an official said Friday. The largest U.S. note currently in wide circulation is a $100 bill. But police found bundles of $1 million, $100,000 and $500 notes in the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    Boy, 12, Shot By Twin Brother Is In Stable Condition

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State police say a 12-year-old central Pennsylvania boy shot by his twin brother as they were playing with guns is now in stable condition. They say the twins were alone in the East Hanover Township home on Saturday evening and apparently playing with a .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol and a .357 magnum revolver. Police say the .45 caliber ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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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 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Severed Finger Leads Florida Police to Suspected Arsonist

    TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- A piece of a severed finger inside a glove led police to a suspected arsonist. Investigators found the finger near the door of a burning home along North Dixie Highway on Friday night. They checked local hospitals and found that 24-year-old Ismael Ortiz had been treated for a similar injury. Ortiz was arrested and charged with arson of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    Driver Plows Into Deputy's Car, Crashes Into House After Running Stop Sign

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Shelby County Sheriff's deputy's attempt to stop a driver for a traffic offense started a chain of events that included the suspect ramming a police cruiser and heavily damaging a house. A news release from the department said Deputy Richard Henderson tried to stop a driver after seeing his car run a stop sign Tuesday morning. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -3
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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 7 years ago | Rate This
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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 7 years ago | Rated -6
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Released 911 Tapes Detail Terrifying Moments During Shooting

    Released 911 Tapes Detail Terrifying Moments During Shooting
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Breathless calls to emergency operators described the shots fired at an Albuquerque business where a gunman last week stormed through a courtyard and into a building, killing two people and wounding four others before killing himself. Albuquerque police said they received at least 30 calls reporting the July 12 shooting, and they released several 911 tapes Thursday. In ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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