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    Officer Dies When Squad Cars Collide

    Officer Dies When Squad Cars Collide
    Alhambra, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say one police officer was killed and another was injured after their cruisers collided at a Southern California intersection. Police Lt. Edith Lopez says the crash happened early Sunday as both Alhambra officers were responding to a possible robbery at a downtown business in their city nine miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Lopez says paramedics ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -27
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    Sergeant Gunned Down Responding to Call

    Sergeant Gunned Down Responding to Call
    BISMARCK, N.D. — Bismarck police say an officer has been shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call. Police say two officers responded to a report of a man threatening a woman with a knife just before 11 p.m. Friday. When the officers arrived, they found the man sitting in a vehicle outside the house. Police say the man ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Officer Killed When Teen Intentionally Strikes Him With SUV

    Officer Killed When Teen Intentionally Strikes Him With SUV
    BEAUMONT, TX — A Texas man has been charged with capital murder after intentionally driving his fleeing sport utility vehicle into the patrol car of an officer, who was struck and killed, police said. Bond was set at $250,000 Saturday for John Wesley Nero, 30, of Beaumont in Southeast Texas, KFDM-TV reported. He remained in a hospital in serious condition for ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Arpaio to Use Chain Gang During All-Star Game

    PHOENIX — The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America, Arizona's Joe Arpaio, is making an appearance at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game with a group of undocumented immigrants at hand. [photo:607449] The Arizona Republic reports, Arpaio will assemble a chain gang made of a group of undocumented immigrants, specifically convicted of DUI's, in conjunction with other DUI offenders in an effort ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +32
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    Inmate Questioned in 2010 Slaying of Chicago Officer

    A 24-year-old prison inmate is being questioned in the 2010 slaying of Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey, sources told the Tribune tonight. The man was sent to prison Downstate after his arrest last September on vehicular hijacking and weapons charges. At that time, he had been on parole following a 2009 conviction for aggravated battery to a peace officer and a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    NJ Tackles Police Steroid Abuse

    TRENTON — Citing the need to uphold the public’s faith in law enforcement, Attorney General Paula Dow on Thursday will announce a series of broad reforms meant to stamp out the abuse of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone among New Jersey’s police officers. The new measures, six months in the making, combine increased oversight of officers and more aggressive investigations ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Officer Okay After Terrifying Wreck Escape

    Officer Okay After Terrifying Wreck Escape
    DETROIT - He says he remembers little of the crash. His patrol car collided with [gate] a truck and hit a wall. "That's all I really remember," Detroit Police Sgt. Lemuel Wilson told the Free Press on Thursday, hours after he was in a fiery crash. The patrol car burst into flames after Wilson lost control on I-96 near Martin Luther ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +19
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    Bar Patron Goes After Off-Duty Cop's Gun, Get's Shot

    Bar Patron Goes After Off-Duty Cop's Gun, Get's Shot
    BROOKLYN - An off-duty cop shot a man who allegedly grabbed another officer's gun and opened fire Thursday during a fight over a woman outside a Brooklyn bar, authorities said. Witnesses said the argument broke out [gate] around 4 a.m. inside the Old Gallery bar in Kensington, and later moved outside after one of the cops inexplicably called Pablo Negron a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -21
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    Michigan Gunman Kills 7 During Rampage

    Michigan Gunman Kills 7 During Rampage
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A pleasant Thursday afternoon turned deadly in Grand Rapids when a gunman killed seven people before fleeing through the city, taking three people hostage in a home for hours, then fatally shooting himself. Around 11 p.m., the hostages were free after the suspect, 34-year-old Rodrick Shonte Dantzler, shot himself in the head, Police Chief Kevin Belk said. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -44
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Officer Killed During Rappelling Exercise

    Officer Killed During Rappelling Exercise
    SANFORD, NC — Sanford police confirmed Wednesday that an officer died following a rappelling accident during a Tuesday afternoon training session at the Emergency Services Training Center off Tramway Road. The officer, 55-year-old Elieser “Eli” Colonroche, died at roughly 6:30 p.m. at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill after he slammed into the wall of a four-story tower on the training grounds, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Former CA Captain Returns to Department as New Chief

    Former CA Captain Returns to Department as New Chief
    TRACY -- A former Tracy police captain is returning to the city, this time as the head of his old department. Gary Hampton, was appointed Tracy's police chief Wednesday by City Manager Leon Churchill. Hampton replaces Janet Thiessen, who announced her resignation last month. Hampton, 49, is leaving the Turlock Police Department, where he was chief for five years. He also ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    Police Arrest Suspect In 53-Year-Old Murder

    Police Arrest Suspect In 53-Year-Old Murder
    SEATTLE - More than 50 years had passed since she’d seen the clean-cut teenager, but Kathy Chapman still recognized him when a detective dropped his photo in front of her. He was the young man she’d last seen talking with her best friend, Maria Ridulph, just before the 7-year-old Sycamore girl vanished from their neighborhood on Dec. 3, 1957, Chapman recalled ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    Jilted Woman Stabbed, Shot, Beat Millionaire to Death

    Jilted Woman Stabbed, Shot, Beat Millionaire to Death
    FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Apparently enraged by a potential breakup with a Fort Lauderdale multimillionaire, Catherine Marie Pileggi took deadly revenge, investigators say. Pileggi, a onetime pilot, also blamed him for the death of her sister years earlier, police said. Pileggi is accused of shooting Ronald C. Vinci in the head, stabbing him in the chest, slitting his throat, wrapping him ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    DC Police Address Gay Hate-Crime Document Complaints

    DC Police Address Gay Hate-Crime Document Complaints
    WASHINGTON, DC - Police will meet with community leaders in the coming months to try to soothe discontent with their handling of bias-related incidents that target the District’s gay, lesbian and transgender population, department officials and gay rights advocates said Wednesday. D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier agreed to meetings proposed by D.C. Council member Phil Mendelson (D-At Large) after a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Fort Hood Shooter Will Face Death Penalty

    Fort Hood Shooter Will Face Death Penalty
    FORT HOOD, TX - The Army said Wednesday that Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, accused of killing 13 people in a rampage on Fort Hood in 2009, will face the death penalty. Lt. Gen. Donald Campbell Jr., the post's commander, ordered a capital murder trial after reviewing recommendations from an Army colonel who presided over a hearing last year. Campbell's action sets ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +21
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    PTA Moms Swindle Parents Out of Millions

    DIAMOND BAR, Calif.—Three former elementary school PTA members were arrested and charged Tuesday with running an alleged Ponzi scheme that defrauded more than 40 people out of millions of dollars, Los Angeles County authorities said. Maricela Barajas, 41, and Juliana Menefee, 50, were arrested at their Diamond Bar homes after prosecutors filed 22 felony charges, including grand theft and securities fraud, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -18
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    Police: Woman Was Dead 8 Years Before Remains Found

    SYDNEY (AP) — When an elderly Australian woman apparently vanished from view eight years ago, no one bothered to call the police. Not her relatives, her neighbors, or government officials, who kept paying her welfare benefits into a bank account that sat untouched. New South Wales state police said Wednesday that they discovered the woman's skeletal remains on the floor of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -17
  • -11

    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop

    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mississippi man who was charged Tuesday with murder in the shootings of a Memphis police officer and another man told investigators he planned to use his military training to kill more officers during the incident. A court affidavit shows that Alexander Blaise Haydel, 22, was charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Officer To Lose Job Over Drunken ATV Collision

    Officer To Lose Job Over Drunken ATV Collision
    MIAMI BEACH, FL - A police officer patrolling the famed Miami Beach is facing the sack after allegedly going on a drunken joyride and crashing into two tourists. A full scale investigation has been launched after claims the officer was giving a female a ride on the back of his all terrain vehicle having spent the night drinking with her. Derick ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
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