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    Girl, 6, Killed By Car Fleeing LA Police

    LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police pursuit has ended in a deadly crash, with the suspects' car hitting and killing a 6-year-old girl. Officer April Harding says police were responding to a report of a man with a gun when the pursuit began Thursday night. Harding says the suspects' car lost control in a residential area of Lakeview Terrace and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -6
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    Armed, Masked Man Steels $367 From Bingo Game

    Caledonia - Police continued their search Sunday for two robbers who stole $367.50 from a bingo game at the Racine Elks Lodge in Caledonia and for the driver who helped them escape. [widget:news__off_beat] The armed and masked robbers first encountered a 69-year-old Caledonia man Saturday as he was leaving the hall at 5844 Douglas Ave., forced him on the ground and ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    State Police Confirm Shooting, Arrest of Idaho Fugitive

    BOISE, ID - Police wounded an armed Idaho man who had eluded authorities since late last week following a robbery, kidnapping and car theft near a central Oregon campground. James Patrick Powers, a 47-year-old Boise resident, was shot Saturday evening by an Oregon State Police trooper as he walked toward the city limits of the town of Oakridge. He’s being treated ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Police: Parade Bomb Had Chemicals Mixed With Shrapnel

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Authorities in Washington state say the person who left a bomb along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in downtown Spokane had mixed a chemical with shrapnel. Spokane County Ozzie Knezovich told the Spokesman-Review that tests are being conducted to determine the chemical and whether it made the bomb potentially more deadly. The bomb was found ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -14
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    San Francisco Beefs Up Police Patrols In Response to Recent Attacks

    SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco police will soon deploy 32 officers to foot-beat patrols around transit stops in the Bayview and Visitacion Valley in the aftermath of attacks near Muni lines that have victimized Asian Americans, the police chief said Wednesday. Chief George Gascón said the added officers will be deployed starting this week and remain in the area for at ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    FBI No-Show in NYC Terror Probe Raises Questions

    NEW YORK - The glaring absence of federal authorities at this week's announcement of the arrests of two men accused of plotting to attack a New York City synagogue is raising questions about the strength of the case against them and how severe the threat was. The terrorism arrests were announced with fanfare in City Hall and a dramatic photo of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Roads Closed For Arlington Officer's Funeral

    Roads Closed For Arlington Officer's Funeral
    A memorial service will be today for an Arlington police officer killed last week in the line of duty, and motorists passing through town between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. should be prepared for traffic delays. Craig Story, 34, was killed Wednesday while trying to pull over a speeding motorist on South Cooper Street. His motorcycle struck a school bus ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Chicago Police Seize More than 4,000 Weapons

    CHICAGO -- Chicago police have collected more than 4,000 weapons during a turn-in program that offered cash for guns. Police say they gathered 55 assault weapons, 660 replica weapons, more than 3,300 handguns -- and two hand grenades. Even Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis was shocked by what the department took in. He wondered why anyone would need hand grenades in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Trooper Rescues Man, 90, from Rushing River

    Trooper Rescues Man, 90, from Rushing River
    GRANT COUNTY, OR - An Oregon State Police Trooper rescued a 90-year-old man from the swift currents of the John Day River today, state police reported. Grant County emergency dispatchers received reports of a car submerged in the river about 1:55 p.m. in the Picture Gorge area of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, about five miles west of Dayville. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Police Stand Behind G20 Actions

    Police Stand Behind G20 Actions
    TORONTO - The Toronto Police Service says it has yet to hear any "specific allegations" of officer misconduct during the G20 protests despite lawsuit threats from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and increasing calls from other rights groups for a public inquiry. "Quite frankly, I haven't seen any specific formal allegation," Toronto Police Staff Superintendent Jeff McGuire told the National Post ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Jamaica Police: 30 Dead in Battle With Drug Gang

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Thousands of heavily armed police and soldiers continued an assault into the capital's most violent slums on Tuesday, hunting for weapons and battling die-hard defenders of a powerful Jamaican gang leader sought by the U.S. Officials said at least 30 people have died. Jamaica's security forces, reeling from bold attacks by masked gangsters loyal to underworld boss ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -3
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    Woman Picks Up Fast Food Before Allowing Cop to Charge Her With DUI

    NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a woman insisted on picking up some fast food before she allowed an officer to charge her with drunken driving. The Plain Dealer newspaper of Cleveland reports police in suburban North Royalton got a call about a car weaving and going off a road at a little after 1 a.m. earlier this ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Take Over from Army at Mexico Border

    Police Take Over from Army at Mexico Border
    CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Mexican army troops were pulled off Ciudad Juarez's streets Thursday and replaced by thousands of federal police officers who will take over the fight against drug-related violence that claimed over 2,600 lives last year in this border city. With lights flashing and helicopters churning overhead, dozens of blue-and-white federal patrol cars, trucks and armored cars streamed onto ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Publishers Sue Va. Prisons for Banning Law Guide

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia prison officials have unconstitutionally banned inmates from receiving a book that teaches them how to file lawsuits concerning mistreatment or poor prison conditions, the book's publishers claim in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. National Lawyers Guild and the Center for Constitutional Rights, both nonprofit civil rights organizations, sued state Department of Corrections Director Gene Johnson, officials at ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -10
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    Man Accused of Hitting Police Cruiser While Driving Under the Influence

    NORTHFIELD, N.H.—A Manchester man has been arrested on drunken driving and other charges after police say he struck the side of a state police cruiser on Interstate 93. A trooper was sitting in his cruiser with the emergency lights on on the side of the interstate on Sunday when he said a passing vehicle hit the front driver side of the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Face Cleaver-Wielding Suspect at Temple Service

    Police Face Cleaver-Wielding Suspect at Temple Service
    CLEVELAND — A man entered his Sikh temple in suburban Cleveland early Thursday, raised a meat cleaver near two members preparing for morning prayers, and was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Police don't believe Ravinder Nijjar, 41, of Bedford, had a religious motive for his behavior at the temple, where he worshipped, Police Chief Greg Duber said. Nijjar entered ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    East St. Louis Laying Off 16 Officers

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — The newly approved city budget in East St. Louis calls for laying off 34 municipal employees, including 16 police officers. The East St. Louis City Council unanimously voted Thursday to accept the nearly $62 million budget, but several councilmen tell the Belleville News-Democrat the three-hour meeting was heated at times. Once councilman says he felt potentially ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -5
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    Police Arrest Four Boys, One 11-Year Old, in Armed Robbery Case

    Police Arrest Four Boys, One 11-Year Old, in Armed Robbery Case
    SEATTLE - Four Bellevue boys, one just 11 years old, may be charged with first-degree robbery this week after police arrested them early Monday morning on suspicion of robbing a gas-station attendant at gunpoint. Close to midnight Sunday Bellevue police responded to a report of a robbery at the Chevron on the 16200 block of Northeast Eighth Street. A boy grabbed ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -6
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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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    Man Accused of Police Impersonation

    A convicted sex offender from West Seneca was operating an unlicensed security company under the guise of being a police officer, state police said. James J. Lewis, 46, of Alma Drive, was arrested Tuesday. Police said he had several items that led people to believe he was a police officer, including: --A bulletproof vest with "POLICE" on the back. --A badge ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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