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    Young Boy Arrested for Attempted Car Burglary

    MIAMI BEACH - An 11-year-old boy was taken into custody Thursday afternoon by undercover police officers who caught him on camera breaking into a parked car outside a Toys R Us store, North Miami Beach police said. The boy, whose name was not released because he is a minor, was charged with vehicle burglary and taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center, ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Department Lays Down the Law For Officer Social Media Use

    Department Lays Down the Law For Officer Social Media Use
    DETROIT - The Detroit Police Department is cracking down on how officers use social networks like Facebook. A new directive, approved Thursday by the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners, is aimed at preventing the release of privileged information. That includes information concerning crimes, accidents or violations. The directive says employees have to use discretion to avoid discrediting or disrespecting the department. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Police Nab Peeping Tom Who Hid In Toilet

    BOULDER, Colo. -- Police in Colorado have arrested a 30-year-old man accused of hiding in the tank of a portable toilet at a yoga festival last week. Kim Kobel of Boulder police says Luke Ivan Chrisco was arrested during an unrelated panhandling investigation Thursday. Police say an officer noticed his resemblance to the toilet suspect, and Chrisco was taken into custody ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Officers Involved In Corruption Probe Plead Not Guilty

    Officers Involved In Corruption Probe Plead Not Guilty
    WALNUT CREEK -- On the same day a former San Ramon police officer pleaded not guilty to charges that he allegedly stole cash and drugs connected to criminal investigations, attorneys for the officer's co-defendants said a federal grand jury had convened to investigate police corruption. Louis Lombardi, 38, of Discovery Bay, was arraigned inside a Walnut Creek courtroom Thursday along with ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Sheriff's Sergeant Arraigned On Cocaine Charges

    MIDDLESEX, MA - A Sergeant with the Middlesex Sheriff's Department who worked at the Cambridge jail was arraigned Wednesday in Middlesex Superior Court on one charge of trafficking cocaine, authorities said. Michael Dell'Isola, 51, of Somerville, was ordered held on $1,000 cash bail by First Assistant Clerk Magistrate Matthew Day, according to the office of Middlesex District Attorney Gerard T. Leone ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    1-Year-Old Taken In Carjacking Returns Home Safely

    CHICAGO - A 1-year-old boy seated in the back seat of his mother’s car was taken Thursday morning after a carjacker stole the vehicle, but has since been found safe, police said. The suspect remains at large. The boy’s mother was carjacked at gunpoint around 4:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Calumet Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Laura ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +7
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    Man Tries to Help; Nearly Shot By Police

    Man Tries to Help; Nearly Shot By Police
    SAN MATEO -- A San Pablo man thought he was being a good Samaritan on Wednesday afternoon when he pulled a gun on a man he saw assault a woman near a busy downtown street corner, police said. Instead, he was nearly shot by officers who rushed to Third Avenue and San Mateo Drive about 3:15 p.m., said San Mateo Deputy ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    St. Louis Police to Fight Marines for a Good Cause

    ST. LOUIS -- Every Marine is instilled with a warrior ethos, always poised and ready to fight when needed. At the First to Fight Boxing Event June 20, Marines, participating in Marine Week St. Louis, were invited to prove their fighting prowess against St. Louis police officers and firefighters. The Scottrade Center was packed with supporters of both the Marines and ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Dash Cam: Police Pull Over 7-Year-Old Driver

    Dash Cam: Police Pull Over 7-Year-Old Driver
    CASEVILLE, MI - His stepfather and mom say they are just as dumbfounded as anyone else about why their 7-year-old took the car keys and went for a 20-mile ride trying to get to his biological father's house. Now, the boy, who was safely stopped by police Monday morning outside of Caseville -- and found barefoot and in his pajamas in ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested

    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Fugitive South Boston mob boss and once the most wanted man in the world, James “Whitey” Bulger was arrested last night in southern California after 16 years on the lam and to the astonishment of many who held to the myth that he would forever evade capture. The 82-year-old gangster — wanted for his alleged role in 19 ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +25
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    Fast-Acting Deputy Saves Choking Infant's Life

    Fast-Acting Deputy Saves Choking Infant's Life
    POLK COUNTY, FL - A quick-thinking Polk County deputy was able to save the life of a young child by performing the Heimlich maneuver on Tuesday. "This is just one example of how the jobs our deputies, and all first responders, do are priceless," said Polk Sheriff Grady Judd. About 8:30 p.m., Deputy Benjamin Kirkpatrick, 35, responded to a 911 call ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +28
  • -57

    CA Mom Charged With Murder After Microwaving Baby

    SACRAMENTO - In what police say is an extremely rare and disturbing case, a Sacramento woman was arrested this morning for allegedly killing her 6-week-old daughter in March by placing her in a microwave oven. Ka Yang, 29, was arrested at her Sacramento home this morning and charged with homicide after a three-month investigation into what caused unusual burns on the ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -57
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    Atlanta Police Still Haven't Trained to Enforce New Anti-Immigration Law

    Atlanta Police Still Haven't Trained to Enforce New Anti-Immigration Law
    ATLANTA - Many major Atlanta area police departments have not started training officers to enforce Georgia’s tough new anti-illegal immigration law, which is supposed to take effect July 1. Among them are the DeKalb and Fulton county police departments and the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, as well as the state police. Cherokee County will start training Wednesday; the Atlanta Police Department ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    Cop Poses as UPS Driver In Undercover Drug Sting

    CICERO, IL – Police on Monday posed as UPS employees to nab a west suburban man accepting packages of wooden clocks jammed with $600,000 worth of compressed cannabis. Roberto Carlin, 38, of the 1800 block of South 61st Avenue in Cicero, was charged with possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver after the sting, Town of Cicero ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Man Updates Facebook Status During Police Standoff

    Man Updates Facebook Status During Police Standoff
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jason Valdez is no stranger to Utah police. His latest brush with the law, however, may have been the most public. An armed Valdez, 36, held a woman hostage at a motel in a tense 16-hour, overnight standoff with SWAT teams, all while finding time to keep his family and friends updated on Facebook, authorities said. ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Physics Professor Ran Online Sex Ring As Hobby

    TEANECK, NJ — A longtime New Jersey physics professor who dabbled in scuba diving and harbored dreams of working in the theater had another hobby, New Mexico police say: operating a sophisticated prostitution website that may have catered to as many as 200 prostitutes and 1,200 clients. David Flory, 68, was arrested Sunday at a Starbucks in Albuquerque on 40 counts ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Man Robs Bank of $1 for Prison Health Care

    Man Robs Bank of $1 for Prison Health Care
    NORTH CAROLINA - A North Carolina man robbed a local store for a dollar just so he could get health care in prison, he said. James Verone, 59, handed the teller a note demanding $1 and claimed he had a gun, ABC News reported. He then walked away and sat down, waiting for police. "I started to walk away from the ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -34
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    Armed Man Killed By Police Left Suicide Note

    NEW YORK - Armed with two loaded pistols, 45-year-old Carl Lastorino of Brooklyn stormed into Peter’s Tire and Rim Shop in East New York yesterday just before 5 p.m. and screamed, "Peter, this is for you!" before opening fire, police say. [photo:606152] The alleged recipient of Lastorino's largess was presumably the shop's owner, 49-year-old Peter Argentina, who was shot once in ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Trial Opens for Cops Charged in Katrina Shootings

    Trial Opens for Cops Charged in Katrina Shootings
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Wednesday in a trial of five current or former New Orleans police officers charged in deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge in Hurricane Katrina's chaotic aftermath. Five former officers already have pleaded guilty to participating in a cover-up to make it appear that police were justified in fatally shooting ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    Sheriff Backs Deputy in Shooting

    NAPAVINE, Wash. — Lewis County Sheriff Steve Mansfield says a deputy apparently was justified in fatally shooting a man at Napavine. Mansfield told KING that it appears the deputy followed training in an encounter early Monday near a home where a man armed with a knife had reportedly tried to break in. Deputy Stacy Brown says there are stab marks through ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +13
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