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    Hospital Officer Suffers Heart Attack After Beating by Teens

    Hospital Officer Suffers Heart Attack After Beating by Teens
    CHICAGO - A Stroger Hospital police officer with 19 years on the job died on Tuesday -- and his family says he died of a heart attack after being harassed by local teens on a South Side bus. Dwayne Parks, 45, the father of 11, apparently fended off some punches from his harassers but dropped dead of a heart attack just ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -49
  • -35

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover

    BIA Police Officer Killed in Rollover
    UINTAH COUNTY, Utah - Police Officer Joshua Yazzie was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. Officer Yazzie was driving near the Bottle Hollow Reservoir on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation, where he was responding to assist an ambulance crew who were treating an intoxicated person who was behaving violently. As he responded to the call, Officer ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -35
  • +36

    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
  • -93

    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies

    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - A North Carolina police officer frantically called for help as he lay trapped in his burning patrol car after losing control as he drove to help a fellow officer who was following a possible drunken driver, it has been revealed. Russell Willingham, 28, radioed for assistance after he crashed into a tree in Winston-Salem early yesterday morning and ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated -93
  • +15

    Vid: Transformer's 'Bumblebee' Wrecks Real Police Car

    Vid: Transformer's 'Bumblebee' Wrecks Real Police Car
    WASHINGTON -- Forget the Decepticons. The Transformers Monday took on D.C. Police. In a filming area for "Transformers 3" near the National Mall Monday afternoon, a police SUV responding to an emergency with lights and sirens blaring entered an intersection at Third Street and Maryland Avenue in Southwest. The SUV collided with a yellow Chevy Camaro, known to "Transformers" fans as ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +15
  • -42

    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Route to Check On MIA Officer

    Sheriff's Deputy Killed In Route to Check On MIA Officer
    KEY LARGO — A Monroe County Sheriff's deputy was killed Tuesday night when her patrol car crashed while she was on her way to the location of another deputy who could not be reached on his police radio, according to officials. Deputy Melissa Powers was driving north on U.S. 1 just in Key Largo when she was involved in a single ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -42
  • -93

    America's Most Wanted Canceled After 23 Years

    America's Most Wanted Canceled After 23 Years
    ‘America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh isn’t burned out, nor does he plan to fade away anytime soon. But he’ll likely need to find another home for his long-running true crime show, which aired on Fox for 23 years until its cancellation Monday. While four more episodes of “Wanted” will trickle out as two-hour specials, the weekly program — whose high ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -93
  • -58

    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout

    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout
    DETROIT - What started as a typical night in an upscale neighborhood in Walled Lake turned into the scene of a shootout Monday when an undercover police team tried to arrest two people under surveillance in a home invasion ring. When the gunfire stopped, Livonia Police Officer Larry Nehasil and the suspect he was after were dead. “Our family is devastated,” ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -58
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    Rick Springfield to Sheriff: I Will Kill You And Your Family

    Rick Springfield to Sheriff: I Will Kill You And Your Family
    MALIBU, CA - Rick Springfield, the man best known for “Jessie’s Girl,” was reportedly arrested for drunken driving earlier this month in California. Celebrity gossip website TMZ reported Monday that Springfield, who drove a 1963 Corvette on Pacific Coast Highway, yelled to an arresting deputy, “If you tow my car I will f**king kill you and your family.” The point was ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -24
  • -42

    Texas Deputy Fatally Wounded During Inmate Shift

    Texas Deputy Fatally Wounded During Inmate Shift
    NEW BOSTON, Texas — A part-time sheriff's deputy was shot and killed Monday by an inmate she was escorting from a court hearing to a van at a northeast Texas courthouse near the Arkansas border, officials said. Bowie County Deputy Sherri Jones, 54, died in the basement of the county courthouse in New Boston after the 2:30 p.m. Monday shooting, said ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -42
  • +61

    Election Official Dismissed After Refusing Armed Officer His Right to Vote

    Election Official Dismissed After Refusing Armed Officer His Right to Vote
    BANGOR, Maine — A city election official who refused to allow an armed, uniformed Bangor police officer to vote last week will not be working at the polls for the remainder of the 2010 elections. Bangor City Clerk Patti Dubois, who is in charge of staffing the city’s lone polling place, the Bangor Civic Center, confirmed Monday that Wayne Mallar, a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +61
  • -36

    Head Injury Claims Life of Pasadena Officer

    Head Injury Claims Life of Pasadena Officer
    ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - A South Pasadena police officer died Tuesday when he collapsed during a training exercise at Burro Canyon Shooting Park, authorities said. Kevin Sandoval, 23, of Covina was pronounced dead about 3 p.m. following a training accident. Sandoval was doing firearms training when he fell for an unknown reason and hit his head, said Monterey Park police Sgt. ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -36
  • -49

    Military Police Officer Dies During Training Exercise

    Military Police Officer Dies During Training Exercise
    WAIPAHU, HI - A civilian military police officer has died at the Marine Corps base in Kaneohe. A statement from the Marines said 42-year-old Tauveve Vivao of Waipahu died yesterday morning after collapsing during a run on the base's track. Two Navy corpsmen administered aid and city paramedics took Vivao to Castle Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Marines said ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -49
  • +78

    Sheriff Joe Spreads Holiday Cheer With Carols to Inmates

    Sheriff Joe Spreads Holiday Cheer With Carols to Inmates
    MARICOPA COUNTY - The self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff" in America, Phoenix's Joe Arpaio, who has survived six separate inmate lawsuits trying to stop him from playing Christmas music, will begin playing the tunes again this year - starting Monday with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,""Frosty the Snowman" and "Feliz Navidad." The 8,000 inmates also will hear, among others, "A Christmas Kwanzaa Solstice," "Over ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +78
  • -42

    Watch Anti-Cop Rapper's WH Performance

    Watch Anti-Cop Rapper's WH Performance
    Rapper Common's invitation to the White House Wednesday evening, during National Police Week (May 9-15), drew the anger of many groups. NBC New York reports that the New Jersey state police union is especially upset over Common's "A Song for Assata" about Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther party member, who was convicted of killing Trooper Werner Foerster in 1973. According ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -42
  • -36

    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors

    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors
    WARRINGTON, PA - The caller was un-rushed and exceedingly polite, even thanking the police dispatcher as he reported that he had beaten his wife and their 7-year-old son to death with a baseball bat in their home in a handsome neighborhood in Warrington. When police arrived at 167 Redstone Dr. late Friday night, they found a typewritten note on the front ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -36
  • -34

    Standoff Ends With Three Deputies Shot; One Critical

    Standoff Ends With Three Deputies Shot; One Critical
    ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FL - An Escambia County deputy is fighting for his life after a close-range gunfight with a Mississippi man in the living room of a suburban Pensacola home. Deputy Jeremy Cassady underwent surgery Friday afternoon and again Friday night at Sacred Heart Hospital. He was in critical condition this afternoon in the hospital's Intensive Care Unit. Two of his ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -34
  • -44

    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty

    Crash Claims First UH Officer to Die on Duty
    HOUSTON - A University of Houston police officer was killed early Friday when her cruiser struck a tree en route to a service call, authorities said. She was the first UH officer to die in the line of duty. Ann O'Donnell, 24, was responding to a possible assault or kidnapping at the Wendy's restaurant on Scott Street across from Robertson Stadium ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -44
  • +86

    How the Officer Saved Christmas

    How the Officer Saved Christmas
    CHICAGO - Tondonlia Brown and her two young children escaped a Christmas morning fire, only to return to their South Side apartment and find burglars had stolen their gifts and much of what they owned. Just as the holiday was looking grim, Chicago Police Officer Michael Lawrence stepped in with toys and a gift card. He'd responded to the burglary call, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +86
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    Man Disguises Self As Elderly Man to Board Plane; Exits as 20-Year-Old

    Man Disguises Self As Elderly Man to Board Plane; Exits as 20-Year-Old
    HONG KONG - An Air Canada flight chartered from Hong Kong to Vancouver has produced an “unbelievable case of concealment” worthy of spy film lore. The incident – which occurred on Oct. 29 according to a Canada Border Services Agency intelligence alert obtained by American television news network CNN - involved a man boarding the plane as a cardigan-clad, Caucasian senior ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -6
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