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    Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]

    Court Officer Killed in Courthouse Shooting [Video]
    The fallen officer has been identified as Court Officer Stanley W. Cooper of the United States Department of Justice - Marshals Service. A court officer and a suspect died in a shooting this morning at the Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Boulevard South. A second officer also was shot and transported to UMC. His condition is listed as serious, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -102
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    Two Federal Agents Shot Inside L.V. Courthouse

    Two Federal Agents Shot Inside L.V. Courthouse
    Update: Court Officer, Perp Killed in Courthouse ShootingLAS VEGAS, NV - Two federal agents were hurt Monday when a shotgun-toting man opened fire inside a courthouse in downtown Las Vegas. The gunman fled across the street and was shot in the head and killed. The large building, which also houses the offices of Nevada Senators Harry Reid and John Ensign, was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -20
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    Deputy Killed In Single Vehicle Car Crash

    Deputy Killed In Single Vehicle Car Crash
    A Grant County sheriff's deputy was killed in a single-car crash about 7:20 p.m. Sunday, according to Grant County Sheriff Frank DeTrolio. The deputy, John Bernard, of Moses Lake was on patrol when his car crashed and rolled on a rural road near Ephrata. A witness called 911. Ambulance crews and other deputies responding to the call found Bernard, 52, of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -26
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    Minn. Man, Police Dog Dead After 16-hour Standoff

    Minn. Man, Police Dog Dead After 16-hour Standoff
    A Ham Lake man was found shot to death in his house Thursday after a 16-hour standoff that culminated with a SWAT team storming the residence behind a patrol dog, which was killed during an ensuing exchange of gunfire. Authorities say an autopsy will reveal whether the man, identified by friends and neighbors as 70-year-old Theodore Kowalzek, shot himself or was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -30
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    Off-Duty Mass. Cop Killed In Crash

    A one-car crash in Holden claimed the life of an off-duty Worcester police officer and father of four whom colleagues remembered yesterday as “a man with a big heart.” [widget:news__massachusetts] Mark Bisnette, 38, was heading home at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday in his Ford Explorer when it slid off snowy Reservoir Street, broke a utility pole and rolled over, Holden police ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -9
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    Ill. Sheriff Jailed On Drug Charges Faces New Allegations of Murder For Hire

    Ill. Sheriff Jailed On Drug Charges Faces New Allegations of Murder For Hire
    MURPHYSBORO, Ill. — A southern Illinois sheriff already accused of selling marijuana, often while on duty, now faces charges of solicitation of murder for hire. Gallatin County Sheriff Raymond Martin was arrested Saturday at the Jackson County Jail, where he's being held on the drug charges. [widget:news__illinois] His wife, 36-year-old Kristina Martin, and son, 20-year-old Cody Martin, were arrested as they ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -25
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    Child’s Call To Mom Ends In Police-Involved Shooting

    Child’s Call To Mom Ends In Police-Involved Shooting
    A man was in critical condition at Grant Medical Center last night after being shot by Columbus police officers responding to a domestic-disturbance call on the South Side. Officer Betty Schwab said the man, whom police would not identify, was in an apartment building at 1863 Lockbourne Rd. with his 12-year-old son. The son saw his father getting out a gun ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +7
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    Officer Shot, Friend Killed in Philadelphia

    Officer Shot, Friend Killed in Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA, PA - An off-duty Philadelphia police officer was in serious condition and a friend was dead after the two were shot during a robbery attempt in the city's Hunting Park neighborhood last night. Police later shot a man who matched the description of one of the assailants and arrested a man with him. The officer, Martin P. Campbell, was hit ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -7
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    Officer’s Condition May Spur Additional Charges in High-Speed Pursuit

    Officer’s Condition May Spur Additional Charges in High-Speed Pursuit
    NIAGARA FALLS—State police are waiting for an assessment of injuries to a Town of Niagara officer who was pinned by the door of his vehicle during a car chase Saturday before additional charges are filed against the man officers said caused the 45-minute ordeal. Town of Niagara Police Officer Gary Beatty was hospitalized and released after the incident Saturday, but police ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Driver Passes Out, Meth Lab in Back Seat

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Police say a driver passed out in his car at a Tennessee gas station while a batch of methamphetamine was cooking in the back seat. [widget:news__narcotics] An employee at the gas station in Murfreesboro, about 30 miles southeast of Nashville, called police because the car was sitting at the pump for about an hour on New Year's Day. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    Former APD Officer Killed in Afghanistan

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The sister of one of the seven people killed in a suicide bombing at a CIA base in Afghanistan last week says her brother was proud of the work he was doing. [widget:news__all_discussion] Scott Michael Roberson was a security officer for the CIA when the blast hit Dec. 30. The Ohio native leaves behind a wife who is ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Officer Shot in 1993 Dies of Medical Complications

    Officer Shot in 1993 Dies of Medical Complications
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A former Guntersville police officer who was shot while answering a domestic disturbance call in 1993 died Friday at Marshall Medical Center North. Tommy Bishop of Arab, who was an officer in Guntersville for about five years, was shot in the spine just below his protective vest, paralyzing him below the waist. Cecil Eugene Looney, now 43, was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -21
  • +33

    Man Fights Intruder After "Beer Can Alarm" Set Off

    Man Fights Intruder After "Beer Can Alarm" Set Off
    FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Fargo police said an apartment tenant who set empty beer cans in front of his door to alert him to intruders ended up fighting with an alleged burglar. Sgt. Bill Ahlfeldt said police were called early Tuesday after a report of two elderly men attacking each other. Ahlfeldt says a 61-year-old man who lives in the same ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +33
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    Driver Passes Out In Car; Police Find Drug Lab in Back Seat

    Driver Passes Out In Car; Police Find Drug Lab in Back Seat
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Police say a driver passed out in his car at a Tennessee gas station while a batch of methamphetamine was cooking in the back seat. An employee at the gas station in Murfreesboro, about 30 miles southeast of Nashville, called police because the car was sitting at the pump for about an hour on New Year's Day. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +13
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    Police Arrest 169 People In Cockfighting Raid

    Police Arrest 169 People In Cockfighting Raid
    PARKER COUNTY, TX - Sheriff’s deputies arrested 169 people and seized 114 roosters after raiding a cockfight Saturday in Parker County, authorities said. The raid occurred about 3:30 p.m. in north Parker County near Poolville, Sheriff Larry Fowler said. The site had been under surveillance for two weeks, he said. Many other people scattered as soon as a police helicopter appeared ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -15
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    Cops Discover 7 Pounds of Gift-Wrapped Pot

    Cops Discover 7 Pounds of Gift-Wrapped Pot
    SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska trooper found an unexpected holiday present at the end of a police chase. The Nebraska State Patrol says the trooper found 7 pounds of gift-wrapped marijuana inside an SUV that ran off the road during a chase in Morrill County. The patrols says the trooper tried to stop the SUV for failure to signal on ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +27
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    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man

    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man
    NEW YORK - Two cops plunged into the frigid Hudson River Thursday to rescue a man who dropped his coat in the water and fell in trying to fish it out. Sapped of his strength by the numbing water, Eddie Morales, 29, was bobbing in the waves, perilously close to the jagged remnants of an old pier off W. 16th St. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +43
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    Man Calls 911 For Ride to Bar, Gets Cuffs Instead

    Man Calls 911 For Ride to Bar, Gets Cuffs Instead
    OLDSMAR, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida man who called 911 claiming he'd been beaten and shot at was hoping the tale would get him a ride to a bar. Instead, 37-year-old Gregory J. Oras is facing charges of misusing the 911 system and battery of a law enforcement officer. An arrest report says Oras called 911 three times before ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -45
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    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK

    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An Alachua County Sheriff's Office corrections officer who acknowledged being a member of the Ku Klux Klan has been fired for belonging to a subversive or terrorist organization, a violation of the agency's code of ethics. Wayne Kerschner was fired Tuesday following a 10-month internal investigation. The investigation revealed that Kerschner applied online for membership to the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -58
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    Wanted Bank Robber Appeared on TV

    Wanted Bank Robber Appeared on TV
    EUGENE, Ore. - Police say a man wanted for three bank robberies in Eugene, Ore., has been arrested in Illinois -- and it turns out he is a bit of a TV star. Police in East Peoria, Ill., say they arrested 23-year-old Joshua Tel Warner early Thursday on the Oregon bank robbery warrant after a vehicle he was riding in was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +11
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