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    Man Who Stabbed 8-Year-Old Had Planned to Attack a Child

    Man Who Stabbed 8-Year-Old Had Planned to Attack a Child
    WESTBURY, NY - The wild-eyed Long Island man who stabbed an 8-year-old boy playing video games has a history of mental illness and had planned the attack, prosecutors said. Evan Sachs, 23, was allegedly carrying a note saying he was committed to hurting a child when he walked into a Dave & Buster's in Westbury Friday night and plunged a knife ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Sheriff's Department Suspending Drug Training After Meth Goes Missing

    JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) ― Teton County's sheriff's department has suspended dog drug training while authorities continue looking for 28 grams of lost meth. Sheriff Jim Whalen tells The Jackson Hole News and Guide that he's still considering how to punish the unnamed deputy who drove off with a box labeled "METH" on top of his bumper Oct. 28. The box contained ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -15
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    Police: Pa. Boy, 4, Drowns in Farm’s Manure Pit

    HOLLAND, Pa. — A central Pennsylvania child is dead after authorities say he drowned in a manure pit on the family farm. New Holland police say 4-year-old Josiah Martin was found face-down Saturday in the 8-foot-deep pit by his mother, who pulled the boy out and called 911. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Officer Troy Deshong tells the Intelligencer ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -8
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    Rahm Emanuel's Promise: 1,000 More Cops On the Street

    Rahm Emanuel's Promise: 1,000 More Cops On the Street
    Mayoral hopeful Rahm Emanuel is promising to put 1,000 more police officers on Chicago’s streets by putting cadets in desk jobs, cracking down on medical abuses and renegotiating a policy that allows officers to take 365 sick days every two years. But he’s not about to “divide the city” by realigning police beats or reallocating officers from lower-crime districts to those ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +9
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    Bang! New Video of the Navy’s Record-Setting Railgun

    Bang! New Video of the Navy’s Record-Setting Railgun
    On Friday December 10th, 2010 BAE Systems tested an experimental Electromagnetic Railgun launcher developed for the Office of Naval Research and showed of the firing potential to some top Navy brass at Dahlgren Weapons Station in Virginia. The highly-publicized shot measured 33-megajoules (MJ) of muzzle energy, almost tripling the previous world record of 10.64 MJ set in January of 2008. To ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +8
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    Two Arrested On Separate Child Pornography Charges During Police Sting

    Two Arrested On Separate Child Pornography Charges During Police Sting
    SANTA CRUZ - Police arrested two Santa Cruz men last week in connection with child pornography videos with victims as young as three years old, Santa Cruz police reported Monday. The cases were separate and the men did not know each other, police said. Police seized a computer and other materials from the home of 28-year-old Jonathan Tolentino on the 300 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Video: Jewelry Store Robbed of Millions of Dollars Worth of Jewels

    Video: Jewelry Store Robbed of Millions of Dollars Worth of Jewels
    This is the incredible footage of two masked gunmen who tunneled into a jewelery store before making off with a staggering $3 million worth of merchandise. Like a scene from heist movie Oceans Eleven, these two determined crooks apparently broke into a building next door to their target, before digging their way in to the down town Los Angeles store. LAPD ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    Suspected GA Cop Killer Had Victim Bound In Trunk

    Suspected GA Cop Killer Had Victim Bound In Trunk
    ATHENS, GA - The incident that led to the shooting death of an Athens police officer Tuesday started with a man locked in a car trunk, his hands and feet bound with plastic Zip Ties. The 31-year-old man would later escape and tell police that he'd been ambushed by Jamie Hood, 33. Hood had asked Judon Antron Brooks to come to ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -9
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    Agents Struck by Train Were Helping Nab Smugglers

    Agents Struck by Train Were Helping Nab Smugglers
    PHOENIX - Two U.S. Border Patrol agents who died when their SUV was struck by a fast-moving train in southern Arizona were trying to head off a group of marijuana smugglers, the agency said. Investigators have declined to speculate on what might have caused the crash but revealed Friday the SUV was moving as slow as 3 mph when it was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -32
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Police Find 3 Burglary Suspects in Shower

    Bergen County, N.J. - A Thursday morning cat-and-mouse chase between police and three burglary suspects on Albert Avenue ended when the officers found the suspects "cowering" in a shower behind a locked bathroom door, according to police. Charges were pending Thursday against Kadeen Gaither, 21, Nashon Fisher, 21, and Quaheem S. Green, 22, all from Paterson, police said. An Albert Avenue ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Alleged Rape By Chief Criminal Judge Was Videotaped

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque's chief criminal judge was arrested on charges he raped a prostitute, and an undercover officer bought a video recording of the alleged attack, according to a criminal complaint. State District Judge Pat Murdoch was arrested Tuesday for criminal sexual penetration and intimidation of a witness. He posted bond Tuesday night and was scheduled for a first court ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -23
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    Suspect's Body Found In Chimney 27 Years After Disappearance

    Suspect's Body Found In Chimney 27 Years After Disappearance
    ABBEVILLE, LA - The body of a man who went missing while apparently trying to escape police has been found inside a chimney - 27 years after he first disappeared. Joseph Schexnider went missing in 1984 in Abbeville, Louisiana, after running away when police arrived at his house to arrest him. The then 22-year-old had been due in court charged with ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -13
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    DC Chief Slams Officer Over Gun at Snowball Fight

    DC Chief Slams Officer Over Gun at Snowball Fight
    WASHINGTON — The city's police chief slammed a veteran detective Monday for pulling a gun during a mass snowball fight that had been advertised on Twitter. Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier said she watched video clips from the confrontation and has no doubt the off-duty detective pulled his gun after snowballs hit his personal car during Saturday's record snowfall. "Let me ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -9
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    Pa. Man Fined for 'Dirty' Words on State Truck

    HERMITAGE, Pa. - A western Pennsylvania man has been fined $50 for using his finger to write derogatory words on the dirty cab of a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission truck. Charles J. Vranich, 33, of South Pymatuning Township, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct last week on a citation filed by Fish Commission Officer Jeffrey Giardina. Vranich wrote the words on ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Officer Acquitted in Texas Shooting

    HOUSTON — A jury on Tuesday acquitted a white police officer accused of shooting a young black man in a case that attracted widespread attention in Texas because the victim’s family accused the police of racial profiling. A defense lawyer for the officer, Sgt. Jeffrey Cotton, a 39-year-old veteran in the Bellaire Police Department, had argued that the sergeant felt his ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +6
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    Man Arrested After Hit-and-Run That Kills Woman, 81

    LAWRENCE, IN - Police arrested a 37-year-old man at his home in Lawrence and were awaiting results of a blood-alcohol test Sunday night as they investigated a hit-and-run crash that killed an Indianapolis woman. Roger Ordonez was arrested on a preliminary charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident. He was found Sunday afternoon at his Lawrence home, where he ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    It's Death for Convict In Horrific Petit Triple Murder Case

    It's Death for Convict In Horrific Petit Triple Murder Case
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man will be sentenced to death for a night of terror inside a suburban home in which a woman was strangled and her two daughters tied to their beds, doused in gasoline and left to die in a fire. A jury decided Monday that Steven Hayes should receive the death penalty. Jurors deliberated over ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +29
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    Man Suing Officers for Flashlight Assault; Highlights Race Differences

    SPRINGFIELD — A Springfield man who alleges he was beaten with a flashlight by police during a traffic stop has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, the police commissioner and six officers. The suit filed by Melvin Jones III last week alleges he was beaten unconscious, blinded in one eye and went to the hospital with broken bones and teeth. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -12
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    Detroit Cops Working to Negotiate Surrender of Barricaded Gunman

    Detroit Cops Working to Negotiate Surrender of Barricaded Gunman
    Update: A man who kept police at bay for several hours after firing shots this morning is now in police custody, police said. Detroit police tried for several hours to get the man to surrender after he apparently fired shots into the air around a home early this morning on Montrose on Detroit’s northwest side. Police brought in armored vehicles and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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