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    Border Patrol Plans to Pave Nature Trail Causing Backlash

    The U.S. BOrder Patrol's plan to pave over the Paseo Del Indio Trail at Laredo Community College has sparked a fighting from local environmentalists. Other Top News: Chief Speaks Out Against Paid Gym Time for Officers FBI Broke Law For Years in Phone Record Searches Man Dies After Tussling With County Police, Taser Used Video: Ohio cop who survived quake in ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Nearly 1000 Drug Cases Not Analyzed; LA Sheriff Says Cutbacks are to Blame

    LOS ANGELES - Sheriff Lee Baca says budget cuts have significantly slowed his agency’s analysis of narcotics evidence. The average backlog in 2009, before the cuts, was 256 cases. That number has more than tripled, according to the department, swelling to 920 unanalyzed cases. Baca recently cut overtime expenses in an effort to compensate for a $128-million budget cut. News of ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -3
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    Police: Shocking In-Home Abuse of 91 Year Old Caught on Tape

    Police: Shocking In-Home Abuse of 91 Year Old Caught on Tape
    JERSEY CITY - Authorities in Jersey City have arrested a home healthcare worker and charged her with abusing an elderly patient. The arrest came after the family of the elderly woman suspected something was wrong after finding bruises on her. They recorded video of the alleged abuse captured via a webcam and Skype. A family member said it was "heartbreaking" to ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -12
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    Federal Inmate Sues Over Discarded Sandwiches

    LORETTO, Pa. (AP) - An inmate of a federal prison in central Pennsylvania is suing, saying he was wrongly punished for "theft" when all he did was take about 30 sandwiches that a vendor threw in the garbage while restocking a dining hall machine. Thirty-five-year-old George Crute III, is suing officials at the Federal Correctional Institution-Loretto over the Feb. 5 incident. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -16
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    Police: FL Woman Tried to Sell Grandson for $30K

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman and her boyfriend have been charged with trying to sell her infant grandson for $30,000. [photo:579141] Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested 45-year-old Patty Bigbee and 42-year-old Lawrence Works on Friday in Daytona Beach after they met with an agent posing as a buyer. Both were charged with illegal sale or surrender ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -19
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    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial

    Slain Officer to be Given Grand Military Memorial
    INDIANAPOLIS - Military traditions befitting a lost warrior will be on full display Tuesday as the city marks the funeral of a fallen police officer. Bagpipes, a 21-gun salute and a rider-less horse will be among the symbolic gestures to help the family of officer David Moore in their grief, along with his police comrades and the community at large. Planners ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +53
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    ATV Driver Charged With Hit-and-Run with Police K9

    ATV Driver Charged With Hit-and-Run with Police K9
    COLLINSVILLE -- A Collinsville man was charged with obstruction of justice Thursday after accusations that he ran over a police dog during a winter storm Tuesday. James Michael Hughes, 29, of North Center Street was charged with two felony counts of obstruction of justice. Hughes is accused of running over Blaze, a 3-year-old police dog, while operating an ATV in the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -11
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    Seattle Officer Faces Charges After Brawl Outside of Bar

    Seattle Officer Faces Charges After Brawl Outside of Bar
    SEATTLE - Seattle police, already under scrutiny over use of force, have opened a criminal investigation into an off-duty officer who stomped on the head of a man who was handcuffed and lying on the ground. The investigation began after other officers who responded to a December brawl outside a Ballard bar reported the officer's action to a supervisor, the Police ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    FBI: Transgendered Woman's Murder Investigated as Possible Hate Crime

    FBI: Transgendered Woman's Murder Investigated as Possible Hate Crime
    Forrest City, AR -- The FBI has begun a criminal rights investigation in the death of Marcal Camero Tye, a transgendered woman who was found shot in the head and dragged behind a car in Forrest City, Arkansas Tuesday. A civil rights investigation is the first step in ruling Tye's death a hate crime, said an FBI spokesperson. Local lesbian, gay, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Guns On Texas Campus Gets First Approval

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- On her first day of class, 51-year-old Marie Kilian was talking with other students at Sam Houston State University about what to do if a gunman walked in and started shooting. Run. Tackle him. Throw textbooks. But all of those ideas seemed likely to get her killed. "I am better able to protect myself in a Walmart ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +15
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    Social Networking: The Double-Edged Sword for Cops

    Social Networking: The Double-Edged Sword for Cops
    ALBUQUERQUE - Officer Trey Economidy of the Albuquerque police now realizes that he should have thought harder before listing his occupation on his Facebook profile as “human waste disposal.” After he was involved in a fatal on-duty shooting in February, a local television station dug up the Facebook page. Officer Economidy was placed on desk duty, and last month the Albuquerque ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police Hit with 2 Lawsuits Alleging Excessive Force

    San Jose, Ca. -- The San Jose Police Department is facing new allegations of excessive force and racial profiling, this time leveled within two federal lawsuits. One of the suits alleges that an officer parked his patrol car on a man suspected of fighting. The other alleges that officers busted a man's eye socket and soon after arrested his sister after ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -2
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    TX Police Join Hispanic Leaders In Opposing 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill

    AUSTIN -- The state's largest law enforcement agencies joined forces with Hispanic leaders Monday in opposing a so-called sanctuary cities bill that supporters say is a needed tool against illegal immigration. The emotion-charged bill, which Gov. Rick Rick Perry has designated as a top priority, would let law officers ask about immigration status when they arrest or detain someone. The bill ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Maine Murder Suspect Seized After Fleeing Hospital

    BANGOR, Maine -- A murder suspect who escaped from a Maine psychiatric hospital by climbing over a fence has been captured in a neighboring city after about 15 hours on the lam. Officers found 29-year-old William Hall walking down a street in Brewer at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, hours after someone fitting his description swam across the Penobscot River. He was about ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +12
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    Fla. Judge Orders Woman to Wear Sign Outside Police Station

    Fla. Judge Orders Woman to Wear Sign Outside Police Station
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- An Orlando police officer wanted a unique punishment for the 24-year-old Alabama woman who pushed her palm to his face. Something to bring awareness to the problem. And what better way than advertising? Alexandra Espinosa-Amaya wore a sign reading "I battered a police officer. I was wrong. I apologize." for four hours Tuesday outside the police station. It ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +48
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    Court Rules Pregnant Women Can't Be Charged for Abusing Drugs, Alcohol

    Jun. 18--FRANKFORT -- Women cannot be criminally charged for abusing alcohol or drugs during pregnancy, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a case that has generated national attention. In a 5-2 decision, the court ruled that the state's Maternal Health Act of 1992 expressly precludes women from being charged with crimes if they ingest drugs or alcohol during pregnancy. At ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -10
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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 almost 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Driver Killed After Colliding With Sheriff's Deputy

    GREEN BAY, WI - A driver was killed after colliding with a La Crosse sheriff's deputy on the way to help stop a bar fight. The La Crosse County Sheriff's Department said the collision happened shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday. The deputy was traveling north on Wisconsin 35 with lights and siren activated when the squad car collided with a west-bound ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -5
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    Police: Naked Woman Steals Louisiana Cab

    Police: Naked Woman Steals Louisiana Cab
    NEW ORLEANS - A drunken St. Clair Shores woman with a history of drug abuse remains in a New Orleans-area jail after being arrested on charges of getting naked and offering a cab driver sex in exchange for a ride to Michigan. She stole the cab when the driver refused, police said. Jennifer Gille, 29, has a "fairly extensive narcotics" record ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +1
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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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