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    Police Take Down St. Louis Plant Shooter

    ST. LOUIS — A disgruntled worker embroiled in a pension dispute with his company walked into the plant and opened fire Thursday, killing three people and wounding five before apparently killing himself. The shooting spree at ABB Group's plant sent frightened co-workers scrambling into closets and to the snow-covered roof for safety. [widget:news__shootings] Fire officials identified the shooter as 51-year-old Timothy ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -6
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    Dallas Officer Fired For Not Responding to Emergency Call

    Dallas Officer Fired For Not Responding to Emergency Call
    DALLAS — Last week, Police Chief David Kunkle fired a 13-year-veteran after he failed to respond to a police call and instead went to conduct personal business at a bank. At the time, we didn't have much detail about the circumstances that led to the firing of police Officer Carlos Alvarez. Today, I obtained a copy of the internal affairs investigation ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +33
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    Firefighters Find Model’s Body Burning in Dumpster

    A romantic New Year's Eve getaway to Miami turned into a horror show for a stunning Playboy model whose corpse was found burning in a Dumpster - and cops have reportedly named her boyfriend a person of interest in the grisly death. The smoldering corpse of Paula Sladewski, 26, was found late Sunday night, the Miami Herald reports, when a passer-by ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -5
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    Atlanta Mayor Shakes Up Police Department

    ATLANTA, GA - In his first full day on the job, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed unveiled a reorganization of the police department's command staff and announced other plans, including one to hire an economic development czar. [widget:news__become_a_cop] [widget:366] Acting Police Chief George Turner promoted several longtime leaders to new positions to boost morale among officers. The moves included promoting Peter Andresen ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -4
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    Minneapolis Swat Team Member a ‘Disgrace to the Badge’

    Minneapolis Swat Team Member a ‘Disgrace to the Badge’
    ST. PAUL, MN - A Minneapolis police SWAT team member was charged Thursday in the takeover-style robbery of a suburban bank, and authorities said he confessed to several other armed robberies in the Twin Cities area. Timothy Edward Carson, 28, was ordered held without bail at a federal court hearing. He did not enter a plea. Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -43
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    Sheriff Joe Under Grand Jury Investigation

    Sheriff Joe Under Grand Jury Investigation
    PHOENIX — Two top county officials said Thursday night they have been subpoenaed to answer questions next week before a federal grand jury about a high-profile Arizona sheriff and his office. In statements read by a county spokesman, Maricopa County Manager David Smith and Deputy County Manager Sandi Wilson said they met with a federal prosecutor to discuss the case and ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -68
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    Active Shooter Opens Fire in St. Louis Factory

    Active Shooter Opens Fire in St. Louis Factory
    ST. LOUIS - An employee armed with an assault rifle and a handgun walked into a manufacturing plant Thursday morning and opened fire, killing at least three people and wounding five others, authorities said. Several hours later, police were still inside Swiss-based ABB Group's plant, going room to room in a search for both the gunman and additional victims, police Capt. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -16
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    Baltimore Puts Officers Back On Foot Patrol

    Baltimore Puts Officers Back On Foot Patrol
    Talk to residents and business owners alike and they agree they want to see more police officers walking instead of driving. They want a cop they can talk to, a cop they can see, a cop who understands their problems and can tell, street to street, door to door, the good guys from the bad. For the most part, police leaders ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +15
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    Orlando Cop Charged With Felony False Imprisonment

    An Orlando police officer is expected to turn himself in today on a felony false imprisonment charge, police said. The officer, whom the department is not identifying, was the subject of a complaint about his actions 10 p.m. Dec. 14 while he was working off-duty at Firestone Live, a concert venue on North Orange Avenue downtown. [widget:news__florida] Police did not release ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -26
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    Review Critical of Calif. Police in LODDs

    Review Critical of Calif. Police in LODDs
    OAKLAND, Calif. — A series of crucial missteps in the hours after two Oakland motorcycle officers were gunned down led to an ill-fated decision to storm the apartment where the suspect was hiding, a move that ended in two more police deaths, a panel of law enforcement experts said Wednesday. The panel said the deadliest day in Oakland Police Department history ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -4
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    Border Enforcement Officials Learned of Terrorist While He Was in The Air

    WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. border security officials learned of the alleged extremist links of the suspect in the Christmas Day jetliner bombing attempt as he was airborne from Amsterdam to Detroit and had decided to question him when he landed, officials disclosed Wednesday. [widget:news__career_profiles] [widget:366] The new information shows that border enforcement officials discovered the suspected extremist ties involving the Nigerian, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -2
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    Third Version of Va. Tech Massacre Report Released

    RICHMOND, Va. — A third version of a report about the Virginia Tech massacre was issued Wednesday after university officials said errors were made in a previous account released last month. Some families, however, said Virginia's outgoing governor was bending to university demands, and that additional revisions were needed. Gov. Timothy Kaine's office made the report public a day after relatives ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Caravan Will Accompany Officer's Widow to Killer's Execution

    Caravan Will Accompany Officer's Widow to Killer's Execution
    GARLAND, TX - A busload of Garland police officers and their spouses will join a caravan of cars heading to Huntsville today for the scheduled execution of Kenneth Mosley. Mosley, 51, killed Garland Officer Michael "David" Moore nearly 13 years ago during a failed bank robbery. His execution was delayed twice last year, forcing the officer's family, friends and colleagues to ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +26
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    Vest Saves Ambushed Officer's Life, Shooter Killed

    Vest Saves Ambushed Officer's Life, Shooter Killed
    MOUNT ORAB, OH - Authorities say a Mount Orab man who had been booked and released on drunk driving charges returned to the police station and shot an officer in the back, then was fatally shot himself. Mount Orab Police Chief Bryan Mount says 61-year-old George Ruby of Mount Orab was killed about 4 a.m. Sunday. Patrolman Justin Conley was shot ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +223
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    Father's Alleged Assault Plan Foiled by Own Kids

    EVANS, Colo. - A Colorado man accused in a weekend break-in was nabbed when police say he ran into some unexpected guests _ his own kids. [widget:news__colorado] Police say 33-year-old Raul Gaucin-Valenzuela accompanied a friend Saturday to break into the home of a friend's ex-wife and beat up her new boyfriend. But the plan was foiled when the men ran into ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +13
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    Ill. Suspends Program That Released Inmates Early

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has suspended a prison program that allowed repeat drunk drivers, drug users and even people convicted of battery and weapons violations to serve less than three weeks' total time behind bars. Records obtained and analyzed by The Associated Press show that since September more than 850 inmates were released weeks earlier than they ordinarily ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
  • +29

    Holocaust Museum Shooter Dies in Prison

    WASHINGTON - The 89-year-old man accused of a deadly shooting at Washington's Holocaust museum died Wednesday in a prison hospital. [widget:news__corrections] At Butner federal prison in North Carolina, spokeswoman Denise Simmons announced that James von Brunn died shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday. Von Brunn's lawyer, A.J. Kramer, called the death ''a sad end to a tragic situation,'' but declined further comment. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +29
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    Football-Playing Cops Tackle Perps Who Ran on Field

    Football-Playing Cops Tackle Perps Who Ran on Field
    Three brothers attempting to break into a home near a high school football field were unpleasantly surprised to find an entire football team full of cops nearby. The suspects tried to run but were quickly chased down and apprehended by the officers. The oldest of the brothers actually tried to run through the field where the officers were practices but was ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +128
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    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping

    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping
    SALT LAKE CITY - The suspect in the shooting death of a Utah sheriff's deputy has been arrested after being found asleep inside a shed. A spokeswoman for the Millard County sheriff's office says 37-year-old Roberto Miramontes Roman was captured around 8 a.m. Wednesday in Beaver County. [widget:news__all_discussion] Lindsay Mitchell says Roman was taken into custody along with another suspect, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +105
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    Courts Give WA Felons Voting Rights

    Courts Give WA Felons Voting Rights
    SEATTLE, WA - A federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out Washington's law banning incarcerated felons from voting, finding the state's criminal-justice system is "infected" with racial discrimination. The surprising ruling, by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, said the law violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act by disenfranchising minority voters. [widget:news__politics] The decision is ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -59
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