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    The Hunt Is On For CA Officer's Killer; Photo Released

    The Hunt Is On For CA Officer's Killer; Photo Released
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Bonaminio survived Army basic training, two tours in the Iraq War and a stint in Germany. But the 27-year-old Riverside police officer was gunned down in a park in his own hometown. Bonaminio's department spent Monday simultaneously mourning its first slain officer in nearly nine years and scouring the region for the suspected shooter, a man ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +8
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    Kidnapping Suspect Killed After High Speed Chase With Toddler in Car

    MONTEBELLO, CA - Authorities say a man suspected of kidnapping a 3-year-old girl led officers on a nearly hour-long pursuit before he was shot and killed by police in Montebello. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says the child's mother called 911 Monday to report that her boyfriend, who was armed with a handgun, had been drinking and took off in ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    Barking at Police K9 Earns Ohio Man A Court Date

    MASON, Ohio -- Police say an Ohio man has been charged with a misdemeanor for barking at a police dog. A police report says 25-year-old Ryan James Stephens was charged with teasing a police dog in the Cincinnati suburb of Mason. Officer Bradley Walker wrote that he heard the K9 dog barking uncontrollably inside his patrol car while he was investigating ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +21
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    Three Wounded After Kindergartener Brings Loaded Gun to School

    Three Wounded After Kindergartener Brings Loaded Gun to School
    HOUSTON (AP) — Police are trying to determine how a Houston kindergartener got a loaded gun that he brought to an elementary school, where officials say it accidentally fired when it fell from his pocket as he sat down for lunch, wounding himself and two other students. Some parents said the incident has made them think twice about safety at the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -17
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    Police Say Man Hit City Officer with Car

    Reading, Pa. -- A Reading man was arrested after he sped away from a traffic stop, nearly knocking over a policeman who had his gun drawn, city police said Monday. Luis J. Laporte, 32, of the 500 block of North Front Street was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, fleeing police, reckless endangerment and related offenses. He was committed ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Young Sheriff's Deputy Killed In NY Standoff

    Young Sheriff's Deputy Killed In NY Standoff
    KNOXBORO, N.Y. -- A 24-year-old sheriff's deputy, whose wife is pregnant with their second child, was fatally shot during a gun battle at the end of a five-hour standoff at a house in central New York, authorities said Tuesday. Deputy Kurt Wyman died after being rushed to a Utica hospital following the shootout around 2 a.m. Tuesday inside a garage in ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -40
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    Prison Farm Trains Inmates, Feeds Needy

    Prison Farm Trains Inmates, Feeds Needy
    LEAVENWORTH, KS - Prison food has never enjoyed a great reputation. But the quarter million pounds of produce grown annually by inmates at the United States Penitentiary at Leavenworth just might change that. It’s fresh, free, feeds the less fortunate and even has helped inmates get good jobs after being released — all without costing taxpayers a nickel. Wait. A prison ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +7
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    Oklahoma City Police Take Heat, Lose Pepper-Eating Contest

    Oklahoma City police officers and firefighters squared off against each other in a jalapeno eating contest Tuesday at the Whataburger at NW 36 and MacArthur Boulevard. [widget:news__off_beat] The firefighters won and received a $750 check to be donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The police officers received a $250 check that will be donated to the Police Action League. The contest ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +1
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    Chief Speaks Out Against Paid Gym Time for Officers

    Chief Speaks Out Against Paid Gym Time for Officers
    WINNIPEG, Canada — Winnipeg's police chief says he would rather have his police officers on the streets fighting crime than in the gym being paid to pump iron. Police say paid workout time is becoming an issue across Canada as they increasingly face criminals coming out of jail bulked up and trained in mixed martial arts. But Chief Keith McCaskill said ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -13
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    Sheriff: Officer Gave Up 19-Year Career for $200

    Sheriff: Officer Gave Up 19-Year Career for $200
    A Lakeland police officer was accused Monday of checking license plate numbers for a woman connected to missing Lotto millionaire Abraham Shakespeare. Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested Troy McKay Young, 42, on charges of unlawful compensation, which is a felony, and misuse of confidential information, a misdemeanor. "For a check of $200 and a plane ticket for his daughter, he ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -111
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    Marine Patrol Officers Agree to Return to Duty Without Guns

    Marine Patrol Officers Agree to Return to Duty Without Guns
    CANDLEWOOD LAKE - Jun. 18--The Candlewood Lake Authority will be able to muster enough marine patrol officers to put a full force on the lake for the foreseeable future. Mark Toussaint, the authority's vice chairman, said Thursday that the authority's leaders met Wednesday night with members of the patrol and many officers agreed to return to duty -- most without carrying ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -27
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    Ten Injured In Downtown Indiana Shooting at Black Expo Celebration

    INDIANAPOLIS — Ten young men were wounded Saturday night, as gunshots ricocheted through downtown streets crowded with Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration attendees. Police said they had video of a man on foot who opened fire indiscriminately at a downtown intersection blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium, home of the Indianapolis Colts, but had made no arrests by late Sunday. Lt. Jeffrey ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -7
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    Va. Trooper Dies in Dive Training Accident

    Va. Trooper Dies in Dive Training Accident
    RICHMOND, VA - A Virginia state police trooper died Tuesday after making a training dive in Lake Anna, the state police said. Trooper Mark D. Barrett, 41, was part of a team making deep-water dives in the lake, which is about 70 miles southwest of Washington, the state police said. As Barrett and a second trooper were ascending after a dive, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -32
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    Teen Who Strangled Brother Gets Life in Prison

    RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana teenager who admitted he strangled his 10-year-old brother and told police he identified with a TV serial killer was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole. Andrew Conley, 18, showed no emotion as a judge sentenced him for the Nov. 28 murder of his brother, Conner. But the teenager wept as he was ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +12
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    Suspect Arrested In Riverside Officer's Slaying

    Suspect Arrested In Riverside Officer's Slaying
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Police and FBI agents swarmed a Southern California shopping center and arrested the suspected killer of a police officer who was shot to death while chasing a stolen truck suspect, investigators said Wednesday. Earl Ellis Green, 44, a parolee and resident of nearby Rubidoux, was booked for investigation of murder in the shooting death of Riverside police Officer ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +33
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    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian

    Officer Shot, Killed In Confrontation With Pedestrian
    LAKEWOOD, N.J. -- A man was being questioned by a police officer who had driven up to him on a residential street Friday afternoon when he pulled a handgun from his clothing and fired three bullets into the officer in what the county prosecutor called "a heinous, execution-style killing." A massive manhunt was under way in this community near the Jersey ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -85
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    Most-Wanted Fugitive Faces Even More Charges

    Most-Wanted Fugitive Faces Even More Charges
    HOPKINTIN, MA - A man accused of kidnapping a disabled woman from her home in Hopkinton last month was ordered held on high bail yesterday on unrelated charges in Barnstable District Court after being arrested Tuesday night following a high-speed police chase, authorities said. Phillip A. DePasquale, 39, who has no permanent address, broke into a Nissan Altima parked behind a ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Trooper Okay After Multiple Vehicle Collision

    Trooper Okay After Multiple Vehicle Collision
    FRAMINGHAM, MA — A car possibly racing another vehicle on Route 30 in Framingham smashed into a cruiser carrying a veteran state trooper early yesterday, critically injuring the car’s driver but leaving the trooper nearly unscathed, State Police said. The trooper was at least the 11th involved in a serious crash in the past 15 months in which suspected erratic driving, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +19
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    Police, Clergy Teaming Up for Community Ambassadors Program

    DES MOINES, Iowa— Des Moines police, local pastors and other volunteers are preparing a new liaison program that will use community ambassadors. The Des Moines Register says the program will be coordinated by the police department and members of Des Moines' Black Ministerial Alliance. It builds on the work of the Rev. Irvin Lewis, the police chaplain who died last summer ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Shooting Suspect Turns Self In To Media, Not Police

    Shooting Suspect Turns Self In To Media, Not Police
    LEE COUNTY, AL - Reporters and photographers on the scene of a deadly college shooting in Alabama unwittingly became part of the story - when a man walked up to them and calmly said he 'did all this'. The shootings in the car park of Southern Union Community College in Opelika killed a 63-year-old woman, wounded two other women, aged 36 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -21
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