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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated +3
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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 7 years ago | Rated +2
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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 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 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    NY Law Would be First to Take DNA From All Criminals

    NY Law Would be First to Take DNA From All Criminals
    ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson has proposed roughly doubling New York's DNA database to include samples from even low-level offenders, making it the first in the nation to so broadly collect and use that evidence to solve crimes and exonerate people wrongly convicted. New York's law would require adding about 48,000 samples a year to a laboratory system that state ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police: Give Wash. Judges More Leeway to Deny Bail

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Law enforcement officers asked lawmakers Tuesday to support several bills introduced in response to the murder of four Lakewood police officers, including a constitutional amendment that would give judges leeway in denying bail. "The question is 'Would these bills have made a difference?'" in preventing the murders of Sgt. Mark Renninger and officers Tina Griswold, Ronald Owens and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +6
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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 8 years ago | Rated -2
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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 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Police: LA Shooting Victims Targeted; Gunman at Large

    Police: LA Shooting Victims Targeted; Gunman at Large
    LOS ANGELES — Authorities on Sunday continued searching for a suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a San Fernando Valley restaurant as more details emerged, including the identities of the four victims and the fact that police believe the men were targeted. "We don't have a crazed gunman running around North Hollywood that presents an immediate threat to public safety, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -3
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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 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    Police Lay More Charges Against Base Commander

    Police Lay More Charges Against Base Commander
    BELLEVILLE, Ontario — A former top Canadian military commander and elite pilot accused of murdering two women and sexually assaulting two others has now been charged with 82 counts of burglary, police said Thursday. Col. Russell Williams, who once flew Queen Elizabeth II and other dignitaries around Canada, was the commander of Canada's largest Air Force base until he was charged ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -3
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Philly Police To Acquire 1,000 Additional TASERs

    Philly Police To Acquire 1,000 Additional TASERs
    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Police Department has agreed to buy 1,000 TASERs to expand the use of less-than-lethal weapons by officers often called upon to deal with unruly, mentally ill people. The cost, about $850,000, will be paid from a pool of federal stimulus money the city received last year. In total, the department is to receive $1.9 million to buy ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +6
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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    Man Captured After Jumping Into River to Escape Police

    CHICAGO - A man allegedly stealing catalytic converters who attempted to flee police by jumping into the North Branch of the Chicago River Wednesday night was taken into custody a short time later. Police arrived in the 2200 block of North Elston Avenue about 9:35 p.m. and a male fled on foot and jumped into the river, police News Affairs Officer ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Stepmother of Missing Boy Urged to Cooperate With Police

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The biological parents of a missing Oregon boy say the 7-year-old's stepmother hasn't responded to their public pleas to fully cooperate with investigators. Kyron Horman's father, mother and stepfather said in an e-mail to news organizations late Monday that they believe Terri Moulton Horman still hasn't resumed speaking to law enforcement. Kyron's mother and father asked Terri Horman ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    Bank Employee, Two Civilians Held in $140K Heist

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Police say two West Palm Beach bank robbers who rode their motorcycle right into the lobby during their heist had an "inside man." Or in this case, a woman - the bank's assistant manager, whose live-in boyfriend was one of the alleged robbers. The Palm Beach Post reported Wednesday the three were arrested on federal bank ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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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 6 years ago | Rated +2
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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 8 years ago | Rated -2
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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 7 years ago | Rated -1
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