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    Boston Officer Sustains Injuries in Motorcycle Crash

    Boston Officer Sustains Injuries in Motorcycle Crash
    BOSTON - Police are investigating a morning crash involving a Boston Police motorcycle and a 2000 Honda Civic near the Thomas P. O'Neill Tunnel, officials said. The crash happened about 8:41 a.m. on Interstate 93 northbound just before the tunnel, said Lieutenant David Wilson, a State Police spokesman. The motorcycle driver, a Boston police officer who was on duty, suffered injuries ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Suspect In Murder of Chief's Daughter Apprehended

    Suspect In Murder of Chief's Daughter Apprehended
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Authorities in New York arrested a convicted rapist on Monday in the slaying of a North Carolina police chief's daughter, hours after the lawman made an emotional plea for help tracking the suspect down. FBI agents and U.S. Marshals took Michael Neal Harvey, 34, into custody without incident in Niagara Falls, N.Y. He was wanted on a murder ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +37
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    Deputy Attacked by Man Convicted of Quadruple Murder

    JEFFERSON CO. Ala. -- A man convicted of killing four people may face an additional attempted murder charge after authorities say he attacked a deputy this weekend. [photo:574810] According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office, Scott Lamar Abbott was not provoked when he attacked the guard. The deputy had to have staples put in his head but is expected to fully ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -15
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    12 Year Old Steals Vehicle, Leads Police On Car Chase

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police in Harrisburg say a 12-year-old girl is facing charges after leading officers on a high-speed chase in a stolen car. Investigators say the girl stole a car early Saturday morning in Newport, Perry County, then drove to Harrisburg. Police there pursued the car, which reached speeds of up to 80 mph while sometimes traveling the wrong ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -7
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    After Amber Alert, Ky. Teen Charged in Killings

    EDMONTON, Ky. -- Police who had issued an Amber Alert for a 15-year-old, fearing he might be in danger after his guardians were found dead in their home, instead charged him with murder in their killings Wednesday. State police say they found the teen driving his guardians' car in south-central Kentucky on Tuesday night. With him was a 12-year-old girl who ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Police Seek Federal Hiring Grants

    Police Seek Federal Hiring Grants
    Law enforcement agencies across New Jersey are seeking to bolster their ranks and tackle crime problems with help from a federal grant intended for hiring and retaining police. In all, 157 law enforcement agencies across the state had applied for grants from the U.S. Department of Justice COPS Hiring Program by the deadline Wednesday night. New Jersey had the fourth-largest request ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    500 Inmates Will Be Released Due to Sheriff Layoffs

    500 Inmates Will Be Released Due to Sheriff Layoffs
    FRESNO, CA - Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said Tuesday she will close three floors of the jail and release up to 500 inmates early to help her solve a budget problem. Mims plans to lay off 69 correctional officers by Feb. 8. In recent days, the jail has released more than 150 inmates early in anticipation of the closed floors, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -44
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    Police Officer Wounded In Theater Shootout

    Police Officer Wounded In Theater Shootout
    PHILADELPHIA - A masked gunman robbed a crowded Philadelphia movie theater Friday, wounding an off-duty police officer and a bystander, police said. Lt. John Walker, a detective, said the gunman entered the Bridge Theater in West Philadelphia at about 7 p.m., The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. He took cash from a register where no clerk was present. A Capitol Police officer who ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    Fbi Reviewing 2,500 Cases That Used Flawed Bullet Lead Analysis

    DENVER — Three people convicted of murder have been released from prison because their cases were tainted by a now discredited theory that bullets found at a crime scene could be linked to bullets found in possession of suspects. Nearly five years after the FBI abandoned its so-called comparative bullet lead analysis, the FBI has yet to complete its review of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Philadelphia Officer Lied About Being Shot

    PHILADELPHIA - It was the phone call police in Philadelphia most dread: an officer shot while on patrol. In a city that has seen more than its share of police killings in recent years, the department's leaders were grimly prepared. Sometime after 4 a.m. on April 5, after Sgt. Robert Ralston was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -25
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    How to Train a K9's Nose

    How to Train a K9's Nose
    BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Klickitat County Sheriff's Deputy Ed Gunnyon said his police dog, a 3 1/2-year-old black lab named Jet, never ceases to bring energy and enthusiasm to rooting out hidden drugs with his nose. But even the most eager of drug-sniffing dogs and their handlers can use ongoing training, which is why Gunnyon, Jet and dozens of others came to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +15
  • -47

    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire

    Two Troopers, Dispatcher Killed in Fire
    ZILLAH, Wash. — Three employees of the Washington State Patrol have been killed in a house fire near Zillah in Yakima County. WSP Sgt. Tom Foster confirms the three as Trooper Christopher Sperry, Trooper Gary Miller, and Anne Miller-Hewitt. Another patrol spokesman told the Yakima Herald-Republic that 54-year-old Miller-Hewitt is a communications manager for the State Patrol's Wenatchee office, married to ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -47
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    Over 1,300 Guns Collected in FL Sheriff's Buyback Event

    Over 1,300 Guns Collected in FL Sheriff's  Buyback Event
    TAVARES, FL — Money pried a 22-caliber gun from Jim Carlton's hands. "Like everybody else, I can use an extra $50," said Carlton, 63, a music writer and guitarist in Mount Dora, who was among more than 180 people who took part Friday in the first-ever "Kicks-4-Guns" program in Lake County. His never-been-fired handgun had collected dust in a closet for ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -25
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    Sheriff's Police Apologize for Raiding Elderly Couples' Home

    CHICAGO - The Cook County sheriff's police apologized Friday to an elderly couple hours after some two dozen gun-toting officers burst into their Southwest Side home late at night in a mistaken search for drugs and guns. Anna Jakymec, 84, was just going to bed at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday when the heavily armed officers broke through the back and front ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -11
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    College Quarterback Shot, Killed In One of Year's First Homicides

    College Quarterback Shot, Killed In One of Year's First Homicides
    BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Dominique Corder, a standout quarterback at a community college in Brainerd, Minn., was shot and killed early Saturday in his hometown of Indianapolis, police said. Corder, 20, who led Central Lakes College to a 10-2 record this season, was shot about 12:40 a.m. Indianapolis police spokeswoman Linda Jackson said Corder was seen talking to someone in an ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Suspect Bragged About Casino Heist; Gave $25K Chip to Salvation Army

    Suspect Bragged About Casino Heist; Gave $25K Chip to Salvation Army
    LAS VEGAS - The suspect in the $1.5 Bellagio heist brazenly acknolwedged his role in the robbery, including an email signed "Biker Bandit" in which he tried to sell some of the stolen $25,000 chips, according to an arrest report. Anthony Carloe, 29, was staying at the hotel at the time of the robbery and spent several more weeks at the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Fort Hood Review: Military Is Unable To Stop Internal Threats

    Fort Hood Review: Military Is Unable To Stop Internal Threats
    WASHINGTON — A Pentagon review of the Nov. 5 shooting rampage at Fort Hood has concluded that the military remains unprepared to stop internal security threats at its U.S. installations, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Friday. Gates said the independent review found that the Pentagon, like other federal departments and agencies, remains rooted in Cold War thinking designed to stop state-sponsored ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -14
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    Puerto Rican Police Break Up $65M Drug-Trafficking Ring

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hundreds of police and federal agents raided a public housing complex Tuesday and arrested more than three dozen people allegedly involved in selling an estimated $65 million worth of drugs. Authorities rounded up 39 of the 70 suspects being sought for being in a gang that sold heroin, crack, cocaine, marijuana and prescription drugs to people ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    Police Rearrest Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run

    Police Rearrest Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run
    WAREHAM, MA - Gina Giovangelo, the Hyannis teenager who fled from Barnstable District Court Friday morning before her arraignment on motor vehicle homicide charges, was found yesterday afternoon after more than a day on the run, police said. According to a statement released from the Wareham Police Department, Giovangelo was captured in a wooded area along Onset Avenue in Wareham around ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -13
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    Suspect Pleads Guilty in Failed NY Car Bomb Attempt

    Suspect Pleads Guilty in Failed NY Car Bomb Attempt
    NEW YORK - Calling himself a "Muslim soldier," a Pakistan-born U.S. citizen pleaded guilty Monday to the failed Times Square car bombing, saying his attack was the answer to "the U.S. terrorizing . . . Muslim people." Faisal Shahzad entered the plea in U.S. District Court in Manhattan days after a federal grand jury had indicted him on 10 terrorism and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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