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    Released 911 Tapes Detail Terrifying Moments During Shooting

    Released 911 Tapes Detail Terrifying Moments During Shooting
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Breathless calls to emergency operators described the shots fired at an Albuquerque business where a gunman last week stormed through a courtyard and into a building, killing two people and wounding four others before killing himself. Albuquerque police said they received at least 30 calls reporting the July 12 shooting, and they released several 911 tapes Thursday. In ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    CA Police Cracking Down On Distracted Driving

    SAN FRANCISCO - Bay Area drivers who text or chat on their cell phones should consider themselves warned: State and local law-enforcement agencies are looking for you this month. The California Highway Patrol and other agencies started a zero-tolerance enforcement period this week, assigning officers to issue tickets to the ever-increasing number of drivers violating the state's hands-free law. While texting ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Police: Man Kills Self After Failed Heist

    LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have identified the 66-year-old man who shot himself to death after what police said was a failed attempt to rob a bank in Lowell. Investigators said William Champagne, of Lowell, took his own life on Saturday after firing two shots at a police officer. The officer had responded an alarm at the Lowell Cooperative Bank. Authorities ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Standoff Involving Father, Child Ends Peacefully

    O'HARA, PA - A lengthy police standoff in O'Hara that followed a child custody dispute ended peacefully Sunday afternoon. Emergency dispatchers had said authorities had surrounded a Linwood Avenue home in which a man had barricaded himself with his 7-year-old child. A dispatch supervisor said the incident began shortly after midnight when a child welfare caseworker alerted authorities of a heated ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +10
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    Police: Man's Murder-Suicide Leaves Six Dead

    RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — South Florida authorities were at the scene of an apparent murder-suicide early Monday that left six people dead, including four children. A police officer was checking a suspicious vehicle around 2 a.m. when he heard what sounded like muffled gun shots, Riviera Beach Police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown said. When the officer approached the home, Patrick Dell, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Miami Sergeant Still Hospitalized After Drunk Driver Crash

    MIAMI -- A 61-year-old woman faces charges of driving under the influence after plowing her car into two Miami police sergeants on duty. Sgt. Orlando Villaverde, 45, was released from Jackson Memorial Hospital after sustaining broken ribs and a broken collarbone. Sgt. Robert Laurenceau, 35, suffered head and spinal cord injuries and remained hospitalized after surgery Sunday. The accident occurred as ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Boy, 12, Shot By Twin Brother Is In Stable Condition

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State police say a 12-year-old central Pennsylvania boy shot by his twin brother as they were playing with guns is now in stable condition. They say the twins were alone in the East Hanover Township home on Saturday evening and apparently playing with a .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol and a .357 magnum revolver. Police say the .45 caliber ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Current Budget Draft Means 120 Less Baltimore Officers

    More than 600 city workers - including 120 police officers - would lose their jobs under a stark budget scenario presented Wednesday by Mayor Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake's administration. Seven fire companies would close, 90 firefighters would be let go and more than half of the city's recreation centers would be shuttered under the preliminary plan, which would cut key services to ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    SWAT Team Able to Talk Robbery Suspect Out of House

    MANCHESTER, N.H.—A New Hampshire robbery suspect is in custody after a police SWAT team talked him out of a Goffstown home that he had refused to leave for about five hours. Police say 22-year-old Logan Janas refused to leave the Goffstown residence where he was tracked by police after the clerk at a Manchester store wrote down the license plate of ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Two Shot In D.C. Public Works Parking Lot

    Two Shot In D.C. Public Works Parking Lot
    WASHINGTON -- A double shooting in a Department of Public Works lot that killed one worker does not appear to be random, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says. Police say 51-year-old Larry Hutchins of Suitland, Md., died after being shot around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday at the entrance to a lot in the 1200 block of W Street in Northeast. The other ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Mass Shooting Survivor Wants Federal Ban on Large-Capacity Magazines

    ALBANY, N.Y.—The critically wounded receptionist who phoned police during a gunman's rampage two years ago has broken her public silence to ask for a renewed federal ban on large-capacity gun magazines like those Jiverly Wong used to fire 97 bullets in under two minutes, killing 13 and wounding four others. Shirley DeLucia, who played dead under her desk at the American ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Pot-Firing Catapult Found at Arizona-Mexico Border

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Drug smugglers trying to get marijuana across the Arizona-Mexico border apparently are trying a new approach _ a catapult. National Guard troops operating a remote video surveillance system at the Naco Border Patrol Station say they observed several people preparing a catapult and launching packages over the International Border fence last Friday evening. Tucson TV station KVOA ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -7
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    Police Wound Man Who Drew Gun On Detectives

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville police have wounded a man who pulled a gun on detectives who were executing a search warrant. Deputy Police Chief Vince Robison told The Courier-Journal the man was taken to University Hospital in serious condition after the shooting Monday night. His identity was not immediately released. No officers were injured. Robison says the 22-year-old man refused orders ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    CA Police One Step Closer to ID'ing Victim In 1968 Cold Case

    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—Huntington Beach police may be closer to identifying a woman found dead in a drainage ditch more than 40 years ago. Lt. Russell Reinhart tells the Orange County Register Tuesday that a friend of a woman named "Rosie" told detectives she recognized the woman from a sketch of a sexual assault and murder victim that authorities posted on Facebook ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    PA Sheriff Honored More Than 100 Years After Death

    PHILADELPHIA - More than 100 years after a popular, newly-elected Chester County sheriff lost his life on the job, he was remembered at a ceremony at the historic courthouse in West Chester this morning. The memorial for Benjamin F. Irey marked the seventh gathering of the county's Hero Plaque program. Modeled after a Philadelphia tribute created by attorney James Binns, the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    Unhappy Robber Gripes About Loot

    A man who robbed a Wendy's at gunpoint Saturday night apparently was so upset with his haul that he twice called the restaurant to complain, Atlanta police said. "Next time there better be more than $586," he said during one call. He made "a similar threat" in the second call, police said. About 11:15 p.m., a man wearing a ski mask ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -2
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    Detectives Shoot Man Who Rammed Their Cruiser; Kill Suspects Dog

    UPPER DARBY, PA -- A wild scene unfolded Thursday evening in South Philadelphia when police shot a man in one hand after he rammed his pickup truck into their unmarked car, authorities said. The driver's dog, which was in the passenger seat, was killed when the two detectives from Upper Darby opened fire, said Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael J. Chitwood. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Sheriff Joe's New Lawyers Seek to Extend DOJ Deadline

    PHOENIX (AP) - Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have asked a federal judge for more time to respond to the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit seeking records from the sheriff. The records are sought in a probe of Arpaio's office for alleged discrimination and unconstitutional searches and seizures. Arpaio believes the inquiry is focused on his immigration efforts. The Justice ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Is there a Serial Killer in Houston?

    HOUSTON - Houston police asked for the public's help Monday as they investigate if the slayings of three women in or around downtown Houston since mid-June are related. The woman were strangled, and two were found within a few blocks of each other. Authorities are offering rewards totaling $15,000 for information. The body of Raquel Mundy, 24, was found June 18 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    Armed Bandit Gets $2 Million in Chips From Bellagio Casino

    Armed Bandit Gets $2 Million in Chips From Bellagio Casino
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are looking for an armed casino bandit who escaped on a motorcycle with perhaps $2 million worth of gambling chips from the posh Bellagio hotel-casino. Police Lt. Clinton Nichols told The Associated Press the robbery happened quickly. He says the bandit wore a full-face motorcycle helmet as he displayed a gun in a casino ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +4
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