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    Zoning Change Allows Gun Sales at DC Metro Police Headquarters

    Zoning Change Allows Gun Sales at DC Metro Police Headquarters
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Metropolitan Police Department has opened up its doors to a gun dealer whose business, cleared by the D.C. Zoning Commission, will lift the de facto ban on District residents purchasing handguns. Charles Sykes, who possesses one of the city's few licenses to transfer guns into the city and previously had the only business to do so, can ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
  • +3

    Break In Giants Fan Beating Case; 2 More Suspects Arrested

    LOS ANGELES - Two new suspects were arrested Wednesday in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium, and the original suspect may be exonerated, a law enforcement official said. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is continuing, said that if the district attorney's office files a case against the men, the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police: Parolee Thought to be Slain by Cops Died From Self-Inflicted Wound

    San Francisco police say they now believe a Washington parolee they thought was slain by officers in a shootout died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Kenneth Harding was a "person of interest" in the fatal shooting of community college student Tanaya Gilbert, 19, in South Seattle on July 13. The bullet that killed Harding, 19, on Saturday did not match the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -7
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    BART Police Release Intense Shooting Video

    BART Police Release Intense Shooting Video
    SAN FRANCISCO - A dramatic video released Thursday shows a BART police officer drawing his gun and firing the shots that killed a knife-wielding homeless man July 3 at San Francisco's Civic Center station. The limited-angle video from a fixed BART security camera did not show the homeless man, Charles Hill, but it shows what officials say is his knife flying ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +30
  • -31

    Memorial Service Honors K9 Who Died From Cocain Poisoning

    BOLIVIA, N.C. -- A drug dog who died after he bit into a package of cocaine has been remembered at a memorial service at the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office. About 200 county employees, deputies and other law enforcement officers came to the service Tuesday to remember the dog named Viper. Authorities say Viper was off his leash chasing two drug suspects ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -31
  • -23

    Alleged Rape By Chief Criminal Judge Was Videotaped

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque's chief criminal judge was arrested on charges he raped a prostitute, and an undercover officer bought a video recording of the alleged attack, according to a criminal complaint. State District Judge Pat Murdoch was arrested Tuesday for criminal sexual penetration and intimidation of a witness. He posted bond Tuesday night and was scheduled for a first court ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -23
  • -12

    PD Apologizes For Shutting Down Girls' Lemonade Stand

    A Wisconsin police officer shut down two sisters' lemonade stand, but city officials say it won't happen again. Ten-year-old Lydia Coenen and her 9-year-old sister Vivian Coenen were near their Appleton home Sunday morning, preparing to sell lemonade to people heading to a car show. But an officer told them the sales were prohibited by city ordinance. The law went into ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
  • -31

    Family Wins $10 Million In Taser Case

    Family Wins $10 Million In Taser Case
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Taser International must pay $10 million to the family of a Charlotte teenager who died in 2008 after being shocked by a police officer — the biggest jury award ever against the company. The lawyers for Darryl Turner’s parents said Wednesday the federal jury found that Taser International failed to warn that discharging its Taser into the chest ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -31
  • -33

    Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting of Deputy

    Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting of Deputy
    CLAYTON COUNTY, GA - Authorities arrested a Riverdale teen wanted in the fatal shooting of a Clayton County sheriff’s deputy. Jonathan Bun, 17, was taken into custody at dusk Wednesday following a massive search that included officers from several dozen jurisdictions, Clayton police spokeswoman Tina Daniel said. Surrounded by law enforcement, Bun was transported by ambulance to Southern Regional Hospital -- ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -33
  • -31

    Police: Mom Screamed 'Why?' During Hammer Attack

    Police: Mom Screamed 'Why?' During Hammer Attack
    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — A Florida teenager told a friend that he stood behind his mother for about five minutes in contemplation before finally plunging a hammer into her head, according to police documents released Wednesday. Police said Tyler Hadley, 17, described the attacks to an unidentified friend at the party he threw in his Port St. Lucie home ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -31
  • +43

    Here Comes The Bride...In Handcuffs

    Here Comes The Bride...In Handcuffs
    JACKSON, MI - A Michigan bride's wedding celebrations came to an unexpected halt on Saturday, when she was arrested on a felony warrant after walking down the aisle. Tammy Lee Hinton, who had just exchanged vows at a Jackson-area church, declined to change clothes before posing for her booking photo. The blushing 53-year-old bride was wanted on a three-year-old warrant for ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +43
  • -37

    Off-Duty Deputy Killed Trying to Help Friend

    Off-Duty Deputy Killed Trying to Help Friend
    PETALUMA, CA -- An off-duty Marin County sheriff's deputy who interceded in a domestic dispute involving a friend in Petaluma was shot and killed early Tuesday by a parolee, who was then shot dead, authorities said. Deputy Jim Mathiesen, 49, a nine-year department veteran assigned to the Marin County jail, was shot shortly after midnight by Thomas Edwin Halloran, 28, on ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -37
  • -10

    Sheriff's Boat Sinks Due To Corroded Water Pipe

    Sheriff's Boat Sinks Due To Corroded Water Pipe
    TACOMA, Wash. — A corroded water intake pipe is being blamed for the sinking of a Pierce County sheriff's patrol boat. Salvage crews managed to lift the 32-foot vessel from the bottom of a Tacoma marina on Tuesday so The Reliance could be towed to shore and hoisted on a trailer. The News Tribune says crews determined that the problem is ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
  • -23

    Baltimore Officer Arrested for Heroin Distribution

    BALTIMORE - A Baltimore City police officer was arrested and charged Tuesday with leading a heroin distribution operation, including allegations that he arranged drug transactions while on duty and met conspirators in the parking lot of his district station, records show. The officer, Daniel G. Redd, 41, was taken into custody Tuesday at the Northwest District police station, officials said. Several ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -23
  • -20

    Teen Murders Parents, Stashes Bodies to Throw Party

    Teen Murders Parents, Stashes Bodies to Throw Party
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Neighbors knew Tyler Hadley as a polite and respectful teen who played basketball with his father in the driveway and built forts of junked wood as a kid - not as someone who could kill his parents and throw a party while their bodies lay tucked beneath towels and other items in a locked bedroom. The ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -20
  • -9

    Police: Dad Suspected Of Stabbing Wife, Four Kids Before Setting Home Aflame

    MEDFORD, Ore. - Just hours before her death, Tabasha Paige-Criado looked like she didn't have a care in the world. A surveillance video shows her smiling broadly inside her neighborhood convenience store before walking outside to get a ride home with police. Hours later, she would be dead, along with her four young children. Oregon Family Slain Police suspect that within ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
  • +5

    Protest of Fatal Police Shooting Ends In 35 Arrests

    Protest of Fatal Police Shooting Ends In 35 Arrests
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Gunshot residue was found on the hand of a man fatally shot by San Francisco police, officials said Tuesday, a finding that could bolster officers' assertion that the man opened fire on them before he was killed. Also Tuesday, more than 35 people protesting the shooting were arrested in downtown San Francisco. Kenneth Wade Harding, 19, was shot ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Nurse Saves Life of Injured Motorcycle Officer

    Nurse Saves Life of Injured Motorcycle Officer
    CARY, NC - Traffic was thick but fluid Friday evening when Jessica Elliott saw a Cary motorcycle police officer accelerate toward the Morrisville-Carpenter Road and N.C. 55 intersection. From three cars back, Elliott in her GMC pickup saw his life flash before her eyes in a blink. As Officer Chad Penland sped through the intersection with sirens and lights blaring, a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +76
  • -21

    Off-Duty Officers Killed In Small Plane Crash

    Arizona - Two off-duty police officers from Southern California were killed when the small plane they were flying crashed during takeoff in Arizona over the weekend, authorities said Monday. Brian Hayes, 35, and Nicole Anderson, 32, were killed in the crash at Winslow-Lindbergh Regional Airport in Winslow, Ariz., Sunday morning. Hayes was a police officer in Anaheim. Anderson, his girlfriend, was ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -21
  • +15

    Police: Drunk Men Lock Themselves In Constable's Vehicle

    Police: Drunk Men Lock Themselves In Constable's Vehicle
    RADNOR, NJ - Two New Jersey men who thought it would be a cool idea to climb into a state constable's van parked in Radnor and take pictures of themselves are now on the wrong side of the law. Radnor police arrested Jeffrey Olson, 22, and Ryan Letchford, 21, both of Marlton, at 3:57 a.m. Monday after a buddy called authorities ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +15
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