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    Police: Robbery Suspect Had Checklist of Targets in Pocket

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island trying to stop a string of robberies got a big break when they found a key piece of evidence — an alleged robber's checklist of targets. Jimmy Honeycutt and his girlfriend Stephanie McDole were arrested Wednesday after Pawtucket police found torn pages from a phone book in Honeycutt's pocket. Asterisks were marked next ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    After 30 Years, Police Chief Retired His Badge

    PLEASANTON -- When Michael Fraser first started patrolling the beat, reports were taken the old-fashioned way -- with a pen and notepad. Thirty years later, Chief Fraser is still on the beat, only now he oversees it, and the pad and pen have been replaced by an array of electronic options. Technology, however, is not the only thing that has changed ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +14
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    Dispatcher Sent Police to Wrong Location

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis police say a dispatcher mistakenly sent officers to the wrong site of a stranded motorist. But police say the mistake wasn't to blame for the man's death. The victim died early Wednesday while pushing a disabled car on the Chain of Rocks Bridge, which carries Interstate 270 traffic over the Mississippi River. He was struck ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Man Who Reported Wife Missing Charged With Murder

    [photo:590940] TAMPA - A Tampa man who reported his wife missing last year has now been charged in her murder, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. Richard Gigante, 38, was arrested Thursday night at a Chick-fil-A in Pinellas County. He has been charged with second-degree murder, the sheriff's office said. Gigante reported his wife missing on May 31 to Tampa police, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Cop Encounters Felon with Loaded Guns In Early Morning Traffic Stop

    Cop Encounters Felon with Loaded Guns In Early Morning Traffic Stop
    Read the original story at CliffviewPilot.com MAHWAH, NJ - A convicted felon was carrying a pair of unlicensed loaded guns, along with extra ammunition, when a Mahwah police officer pulled over a rental truck he was riding in before dawn this morning, authorities said. Officer Christopher Fasulo was alone when he stopped the U-Haul box truck on Ramapo Valley Road near ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    Police Treating Teen's Beating Death As a Hate Crime

    Police Treating Teen's Beating Death As a Hate Crime
    QUEENS, NY - The beating death of a teen at a Queens party by a pack of brutes screaming anti-gay slurs is being investigated as a hate crime, police said Tuesday. "It appears to have all the elements of a hate crime," said NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly. "The hate crime task force is involved." Kelly also revealed that cops were hunting ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Former SWAT Officer Killed by Deputies Called to Home

    Former SWAT Officer Killed by Deputies Called to Home
    LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC - A Lexington County man and former sheriff's deputy is dead after a deputy-involved shooting. A domestic dispute between Craig Brewster Thompson, 43 and his wife resulted in a call to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department around 10:50 p.m. Thursday, the sheriff's department said. Investigators say the wife left the home for a neighbor's house to call authorities. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -40
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    Crash Kills Pedestrian Who Was Fleeing Authorities

    HOUSTON - A man running from police was killed when cars struck him on the North Freeway, an accident that led to another death when a driver struck the back of a tractor-trailer that had slowed down, authorities said. In the first wreck, a man was struck at about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday on Interstate 45 near the North Loop. Officials with ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -1
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    Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Critically Injures Man

    An off-duty Philadelphia police officer shot and critically wounded a 23-year-old man in the city's East Frankford section Monday afternoon after, he said, he saw the man carrying a gun. The victim, whose name has not been released, was in critical condition Monday night at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus. The officer, whom police would not identify, told authorities he was helping a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Retired Cop Shot In Carjacking; Returns Fire

    Retired Cop Shot In Carjacking; Returns Fire
    DETROIT - An 81-year-old retired Detroit police officer was shot during a carjacking, but returned fire on the man who stole his 2010 silver Ford Escape, police said. According to police, the victim — whose name has not been released — was leaving the U.S. Post Office near Chene and Gratiot when he was approached by another man around noon. The ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Oregon Senate Approves Full Authority of Tribal Police

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon House voted Wednesday to give tribal police the same off-reservation authority as non-tribal officers, despite objections from county sheriffs who said the measure would open the door to lawsuits and give tribal officers unprecedented authority. Representatives approved the measure on a 33-25 vote after GOP representatives also argued the bill doesn’t have enough oversight to ensure ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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    Camden Nixes Hiring Of Civilian Police Director

    Camden Nixes Hiring Of Civilian Police Director
    CAMDEN, NJ - If timing is everything, Camden Mayor Dana L. Redd needs to check her watch. Redd became the target of justifiable criticism this week with her poorly-timed decision to appoint a civilian director to help run the understaffed Police Department. Only a few months ago, Camden was in such dire financial straits that Redd ordered massive layoffs of police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Sheriff's Deputy Involved In Dog Park Scuffle

    SACRAMENTO, CA - A day at the dog park turned ugly when a woman identified as a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy punched another woman in the face as their dogs fought. Shelly Riley said she was at Bear Dog Park in Roseville, sitting with other owners in an area reserved for small dogs about 6:30 p.m. Friday, when the trouble began. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -14
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    Tampa Expands Search for Suspect in Cop Slayings

    Tampa Expands Search for Suspect in Cop Slayings
    TAMPA, Fla. — A manhunt for the convicted felon accused of killing two Tampa police officers — and wanted for questioning in three other homicides — spread to north Florida on Thursday. Jacksonville sheriff's officers received a tip that Dontae Rashawn Morris, 24, was in a neighborhood in that city, some 200 miles from where he is accused of gunning down ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -12
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    Police Collect Hundreds of Items from Suspected Serial Killer's Home

    Police Collect Hundreds of Items from Suspected Serial Killer's Home
    LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police have seized hundreds of items from the home and vehicles of the man charged in the "Grim Sleeper" killings, including guns, ammunition and handcuffs, court records show. Detectives have booked more than 650 items belonging to Lonnie Franklin Jr. into evidence, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. None of the items have tied Franklin to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Benefit Held for Officer Paralyzed In the Line of Duty

    Benefit Held for Officer Paralyzed In the Line of Duty
    CHICAGO - Officer Densey Cole II remembers all too well the night his neck was broken in a car accident as he rushed to the scene of a burglary: The brazen callousness of the passers-by who on May 27, 2009, exacerbated Cole's spinal injury by rolling his body as he lay trapped in his police SUV. Stealing his gun and wallet, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Authorities On the Hunt for Man Who Slashed Police Tires

    BOULDER, CO - Boulder authorities are looking for a man who allegedly cut the tires on two police vehicles Saturday night then injured a police sergeant who tried to arrest him, before getting away. The department said today that Sgt. Jim Byfield suffered a concussion, a broken elbow and a broken clavicle in the struggle about 9:40 p.m. near 11th and ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    VA Police: Yield Right of Way or Get a Ticket

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Don't be surprised if you see more police in the Rosslyn area Tuesday. The additional officers are part of a crackdown to emphasize pedestrian safety. [photo:579138] Officers will be out from noon to 1 p.m. issuing tickets to drivers and pedestrians who fail to properly yield the right of way. The crackdown will take place at several key ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +10
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    FBI: Bomb Plot Suspect Knew About Federal Sting

    FBI: Bomb Plot Suspect Knew About Federal Sting
    BALTIMORE (AP) - A 21-year-old man charged with trying to blow up a Baltimore-area military recruiting center briefly hesitated when he heard about a federal sting operation that nabbed an alleged terrorist in Oregon last month but decided to keep going with his plan, authorities said. Antonio Martinez, a naturalized U.S. citizen who goes by the name Muhammad Hussain after recently ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +6
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