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    Police: Man Drove with Wife's Body For Six Hours

    ZACHARY, La. -- A southern Louisiana man drove for about six hours with his wife's body before entering a police station early Wednesday afternoon to say he killed her, authorities said. Police in Zachary, a Baton Rouge suburb, said they don't know how the woman died. "I couldn't tell if it was blunt force trauma. It was definitely homicidal," Zachary Police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
  • -3

    Oakland PD To Miss Reforms Deadline After Slew of Setbacks

    OAKLAND, CA - The Oakland Police Department, battered by a series of setbacks and layoffs, will miss the deadline on reforms ordered by a federal court after the Riders scandal a decade ago. The department has completed the majority of the reforms ordered in a 2003 settlement to a lawsuit stemming from the misconduct of four officers who were accused of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Dodgers Hire Former LA Police Chief After Fan Severely Beaten in Stadium

    Dodgers Hire Former LA Police Chief After Fan Severely Beaten in Stadium
    LOS ANGELES - While hundreds of people gathered for a prayer vigil outside County-USC Hospital in Los Angeles Wednesday night in support of Bryan Stow - the 41-year-old man who was severely beaten in the Dodger Stadium parking lot March 31 - former L.A. police chief and former New York City police commissioner William Bratton has been hired by the Dodgers ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Teen Charged with Killing Mom on Mother's Day

    GREENVILLE, S.C. - A high school sophomore in South Carolina shot his mother to death and critically injured his brother after a family argument on Mother's Day, police said Monday. Joshua David McEachern, 17, was ordered held without bond on a murder charge after a brief court appearance. It was not clear if he had an attorney. Sheriff's deputies did not ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ

    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ
    GROTON, CT - The doors to the City of Groton Police Department were draped in black bunting after a veteran officer was found dead in his office Monday. "The officer found dead in the police department at about 8:30 this morning was Lt. Thomas Forbes," police Chief Bruno Giulini said late Monday afternoon in a somber and succinct press conference, accompanied ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -50
  • -28

    Drunk Mom Rolls SUV With 11 Kids Inside

    MILWAUKEE - A vehicle with a drunken driver behind the wheel and 11 children inside rolled over on a big-city exit ramp in Wisconsin, sending five of the kids to the hospital, authorities said. The crash happened Saturday afternoon on northbound Interstate 43 at the 10th Avenue exit in Milwaukee, with the sport-utility vehicle coming to a rest on its roof, ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -28
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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 about 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Armed and Wanted Parolee Shot by Police In Standoff

    Armed and Wanted Parolee Shot by Police In Standoff
    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police shot and wounded a wanted parolee during a gunbattle Wednesday morning in the Western Addition, authorities said. The suspect, 38-year-old Roselyndo Nagayo Sicat, was being treated at San Francisco General Hospital after being shot near the corner of Gough and Ellis streets shortly before 8 a.m. Police said he was expected to survive. Officers had ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +19
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    Push For 'Caylee's Law' Begins In NJ, PA

    Push For 'Caylee's Law' Begins In NJ, PA
    PENNSYLVANIA - The national wildfire known as "Caylee's Law" has come to Pennsylvania and New Jersey. [gate] Legislators in both states are drafting proposed laws - in response to public uproar over the verdict in the Casey Anthony trial - that would oblige parents and guardians to promptly report the death or disappearance of a child. The overnight push for new ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Indiana Deputy Dies in Crash

    Indiana Deputy Dies in Crash
    Deputy Sheriff Roy Sutton was killed in a single vehicle automobile accident. Deputy Sutton was responding to a domestic disturbance call involving weapons near Madison. He met an oncoming vehicle on a hilly, winding section of Dugan Hollow Road. Deputy Sutton's cruiser ran off the right side of the road and down a steep embankment. The vehicle went airborne and struck ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -20
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    Ohio Officers Told Not to Ask for Immigration Status

    Ohio Officers Told Not to Ask for Immigration Status
    DAYTON, Ohio — City police officers are now prohibited from asking the immigration status of a witness or victim of a crime in hopes it eases fears some ethnic groups have of law enforcement. Police Chief Richard Biehl issued the executive order to his nearly 390 officers on Dec. 30, telling them, "Citizens must feel free to call for police services ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -17
  • -16

    Did Wa. Cop Doing His Job Commit Murder?

    Did Wa. Cop Doing His Job Commit Murder?
    EVERETT, WA — Snohomish County jurors began hearing a case Wednesday that will ultimately require them to answer an extremely rare and difficult question: Did a police officer commit murder when he shot a belligerent, drunken driver outside a restaurant. Prosecutors allege Everett Officer Troy Meade intentionally killed Niles Meservey, 51, on the night of June 10 in the parking lot ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -16
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    10-Year Manhunt Leads to Arrest of Caribbean's Biggest Drug Lord

    10-Year Manhunt Leads to Arrest of Caribbean's Biggest Drug Lord
    After a decade-long manhunt Puerto Rico's major drugs kingpin was finally behind bars last night. Authorities have painted Jose Figueroa Agostoas as the Caribbean's version of Pablo Escobar, the notorious Colombian drug kingpin of the 1980s. For 10 years, the 45-year-old Puerto Rican fed his underworld mystique by pulling off narrow escapes and taunting police in the Dominican Republic and Puerto ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +9
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    Police Arrest Suspected ATM Thieves After Pursuit

    Police Arrest Suspected ATM Thieves After Pursuit
    ATLANTA - Three suspected ATM thieves were captured early Wednesday after a police chase, and officers recovered a cash machine taken from a Downtown Atlanta dry cleaners. The thieves shattered the front door of Cachet Cleaners at the intersection of West Peachtree Street and Ivan Allen Boulevard shortly before 5 a.m. Atlanta police Capt. Van Hobbs told the AJC that an ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +1
  • -4

    Deputy Mistakenly Fires at Robbery Victim

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy fired on and missed a man he believed was a robbery suspect but turned out to be the liquor store clerk who had been held up. Deputy Lilian Peck says deputies received a call early Saturday of a robbery by two armed suspects at the store in ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    Police Expand Outreach to Schools to Curb Violence

    Police Expand Outreach to Schools to Curb Violence
    CHICAGO - Chicago Police are expanding a high school outreach program to prevent gang violence after the initial program appears to be making inroads, Police Supt. Jody Weis said at a news conference Sunday. The program, which started March 8 in high schools in the Police Department's Area 1 -- roughly from 2200 to 8700 south and from Harlem Avenue east ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +3
  • -6

    Gun-Wielding High School Student Still at Large

    WASHINGTON -- Police are still searching for a Montgomery County student who got into a fight with another student then, robbed him at gunpoint. Just as classes were starting last Thursday morning, Ladonta Wright, 17, got into a fistfight with another student just off the Springbrook High School campus in Silver Spring, Md., according to Montgomery County Police. Wright's friend, Tavon ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -6
  • -56

    Border Patrol Agent Killed in Southern Arizona

    Border Patrol Agent Killed in Southern Arizona
    ARIZONA - The U.S. Border Patrol has confirmed that one of its agents has been killed in Southern Arizona. Border Patrol spokesman Eric Cantu confirmed the agent's death but had very few details to release Wednesday morning. The agent has been identified as Brian Terry, according to KVOA.com. At least four suspects are in custody, while another one is still being ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -56
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    Two Miami-Dade Officers Killed Serving Federal Warrant

    Two Miami-Dade Officers Killed Serving Federal Warrant
    MIAMI — A shootout erupted yesterday in Miami as a team of heavily armed law enforcement agents tried to serve a murder warrant, leaving two officers and a suspect dead, authorities said. Miami-Dade police director James Loftus said 21-year veteran Roger Castillo had been shot once and died at the scene. Amanda Haworth, a 23-year veteran, was taken to a hospital ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -113
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