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    Fugitive Who Taunted Police on Facebook Caught

    LONDON — An escaped British convict whose online antics drew an international Internet fan base has been caught after nearly four months on the run, police said Wednesday. Craig "Lazie" Lynch, 28, was caught by Scotland Yard in southern England on Tuesday night. The force confirmed only that he had been arrested and gave few other details. [widget:news__facebook] Lynch was serving ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +38
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    Injured NJ Officer Thanks Her Friends, Family and Hero

    Injured NJ Officer Thanks Her Friends, Family and Hero
    PARAMUS, NJ - Are you ready for this? From her hospital bed, Paramus Police Officer Rachel Morgan sent a message to everyone praying for her recovery -- and thanked her backup, Officer Ryan Hayo: “I may not have survived had u not gotten there so fast,” she wrote. “Not much time to [c]hat,” Morgan posted on the “Thoughts & Prayers for ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +38
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    Woman Twarts Attack on Houston Officer

    Woman Twarts Attack on Houston Officer
    HOUSTON - A woman helped thwart a man who was attacking a Houston policeman and had tried to grab the officer's handgun, authorities said. Police said the officer was slightly injured in the incident, which occurred about midnight Tuesday near a Shell gas station in the 1300 block of the Loop 610 near Airline. He was taken to a nearby hospital, ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +38
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    Unlikely Hero Helps Police Catch Two Would-Be Burglars

    Unlikely Hero Helps Police Catch Two Would-Be Burglars
    HIALEAH, FL - An unlikely hero helped catch two would-be burglars Monday afternoon. Cynthia Valdes, 12, quickly alerted authorities to the intruders when they broke into her Hialeah home. Cynthia was home alone on Monday. School was out for the Presidents’ Day holiday, her mom was working and her dad had stepped out to get food. Just before 1 p.m., someone ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +38
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    Teen Accidentally Texts Sheriff to Buy Pot

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - General rule of thumb: when looking to buy marijuana, don't text the sheriff. Authorities said a Helena teen sent out a text message last week in search of pot, but instead of contacting the drug dealer, he hit a wrong number and inadvertently sent the message to Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton. The text read, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +37
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    Fired Police Chief Wins Back Job After Eight-Year Fight

    Fired Police Chief Wins Back Job After Eight-Year Fight
    WASHINGTON -- A federal board has ordered the reinstatement of a U.S. Park Police chief who was fired in 2004 after complaining publicly that her department was understaffed and underfunded. The Merit Systems Protection Board, in a decision Tuesday, also ordered that the U.S. Department of the Interior pay Teresa Chambers back pay, interest and other benefits. Chambers had contended ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +37
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    Project Blue Light: Show Your LE Support This Holiday Season

    Project Blue Light: Show Your LE Support This Holiday Season
    For the past 22 years, Concerns of Police Survivors has asked law enforcement families, surviving families, and police supporters to put a blue light in their windows during the holiday season. The blue light is symbolic of our remembrance of those officers who have made the supreme sacrifice and honors those officers who continue to work the violent streets of our ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +37
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    Meth 'Super Lab' Raid One Of Biggest Busts In History

    Meth 'Super Lab' Raid One Of Biggest Busts In History
    GWINNETT County, GA - When self-described "nosy neighbor" Cosetta Campbell stepped outside to investigate police activity near her home in Norcross Monday evening, even she never suspected what was afoot. Officers were raiding what would turn out to be one of the largest methamphetamine labs in the nation just a few houses down from Campbell, in an otherwise quiet crook of ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +37
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    Terminally Ill Police Officer Will Keep His Job

    Terminally Ill Police Officer Will Keep His Job
    MESA, AZ - A Mesa police officer diagnosed with a terminal illness will get to remain on the job. Officer Mark Kelly, 30, said he was told by assistant police Chief John Meza last week that city officials told him Kelly can no longer work for the Mesa Police Department because of his medical condition. Kelly was told by city officials ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +37
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    Suspect In Murder of Chief's Daughter Apprehended

    Suspect In Murder of Chief's Daughter Apprehended
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Authorities in New York arrested a convicted rapist on Monday in the slaying of a North Carolina police chief's daughter, hours after the lawman made an emotional plea for help tracking the suspect down. FBI agents and U.S. Marshals took Michael Neal Harvey, 34, into custody without incident in Niagara Falls, N.Y. He was wanted on a murder ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +37
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    Officer Defends His Family During Intrusion At Own Home

    Officer Defends His Family During Intrusion At Own Home
    YUKON, OK — A retired Yukon firefighter was shot and killed by a Piedmont police officer after forcing his way into the officer's home in Yukon. Police say 47-year-old Devin Nemecek was killed Tuesday by officer Jack Neumann Yukon police spokeswoman Klare Ly said Neumann returned home to find Nemecek banging on a door. Ly said Nemecek forced his way into ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +36
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    Deputy Risks Life to Rescue Dog Who Fell 80ft Off Cliff

    Deputy Risks Life to Rescue Dog Who Fell 80ft Off Cliff
    PUEBLO, Colo. — A springer spaniel stuck overnight on a cliff ledge in Lake Pueblo State Park is OK after a sheriff's deputy rappelled down a canyon to retrieve him. The dog named "Doc" went over an 80-foot cliff Thursday morning while training to become a hunting dog. The Pueblo Chieftain reports the spaniel became trapped after sliding down a shale ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +36
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    Cop Hit, Fires Back, and Collars Assailant

    Cop Hit, Fires Back, and Collars Assailant
    DARBY, PA - Marvin Marmolejos, the alleged drug dealer charged with shooting a highly decorated Upper Darby cop four times early yesterday morning, doesn't regret pulling the trigger, police said. He just wishes he'd used a bigger gun. "In the hospital right now, he's still talking about killing cops!" police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said of Marmolejos, who was involved in a ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +36
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    State 'Move Over' Law Takes Effect Today

    State 'Move Over' Law Takes Effect Today
    MID-HUDSON, NY – Ulster County Sheriff Paul VanBlarcum and Orange County Sheriff Carl DuBois remind drivers that a new state law designed to protect law enforcement, fire personnel and emergency workers takes effect on January 1, 2011. The law requires motorists to move over or slow down when approaching a parked authorized emergency vehicle with emergency lights flashing. The Ambrose-Searles “Move ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +36
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    Off-Duty Officer In Right Place at Right Time

    Off-Duty Officer In Right Place at Right Time
    BOSTON - A Boston police detective has been credited with thwarting an armed convenience store robbery in Dedham. Detective Michael Kane had just driven away from the Tedeschi’s Market on Cedar Street with his wife, a newspaper, and a few scratch tickets about 8:30 p.m. Monday when he noticed a suspicious man casing the store. “I drove across this little square, ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +36
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    Rookie Cop Saves Life Of One-Year-Old

    Rookie Cop Saves Life Of One-Year-Old
    TEMPLE - Sunday, at about 10:00 a.m., new Police Officer Jacob Tatum was on patrol, on his third day on the job, with his Field Training Officer, Jason Gilpin. At that time, dispatch advised officers by radio of a life-endangering incident at Wildflower Villas Apartments, 5227 West Adams Avenue. Officers Tatum and Gilpin were already at the apartment complex on an ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +36
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    FL Officer Involved in Two Fatal Shootings In Two Weeks

    FL Officer Involved in Two Fatal Shootings In Two Weeks
    MIAMI - A Miami police officer and a federal agent fired on two armed men who pointed weapons at officers in Liberty City early Friday, killing one, authorities said. The Miami officer, Ricardo Martinez, had just returned to work following another fatal shooting -- that of a 16-year-old youth in Overtown during a robbery sting. The federal officer was not named. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +36
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    Abducted Va. Girl, Kidnapper Found in San Francisco

    Abducted Va. Girl, Kidnapper Found in San Francisco
    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - Investigators say a 12-year-old Virginia girl who had been missing for one week was found unharmed after someone recognized her in a store in San Francisco and called police. Police in Roanoke say Brittany Mae Smith was found Friday afternoon outside the store by police, who also took into custody the man who had been sought in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +35
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    Murderer Tattoos Crime On His Chest, Gets Busted

    Murderer Tattoos Crime On His Chest, Gets Busted
    LOS ANGELES - The process was routine. L.A. County Sheriff's homicide investigator Kevin Lloyd was flipping through snapshots of tattooed gang members. Then one caught his attention. Inked on the pudgy chest of a young Pico Rivera gangster who had been picked up and released on a minor offense was the scene of a 2004 liquor store slaying that had stumped ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +35
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    Bullet Grazes Trooper's Head During Stop; Suspect Shot

    Bullet Grazes Trooper's Head During Stop; Suspect Shot
    PORT ALLEN, LA — A drunken driving suspect shot a Louisiana state trooper early Wednesday, grazing the trooper's head, and was preparing to shoot the downed trooper again when West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies shot him, state police said. The man was standing over the trooper, revolver in hand, when deputies arrived, said Col. Mike Edmonson, commander of Louisiana State ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +35
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