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    Police Evacuate Apartment Complex After Tip Leads to Meth Lab Discovery

    OCOEE, FL - A man, who tipped-off police about a methamphetamine lab inside an apartment complex Monday morning, was found with equipment and chemicals to make the drug, according to the Ocoee Police Department. The Ocoee Police Department said it received a call at 4:40am about a man having a reaction to meth at the apartment complex. Investigators said they found ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    Coast Guard Training Prompt 911 Calls in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - To some 911 callers, it looked like a fiery plane crash just offshore of downtown Anchorage. Others thought it was a boat in trouble. The Coast Guard was practicing shooting emergency flares during a rescue exercise Tuesday morning, but no one informed city authorities who hustled fire crews to the scene after getting as many as half ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -7
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    San Jose Chief Sworn In By Department's Watchdog

    SAN JOSE - The biggest news at San Jose police Chief Chris Moore's swearing-in ceremony Thursday may have been who administered the oath of office. In a move heavy on symbolism, Moore was sworn in by former Judge LaDoris Cordell, the city's official police watchdog whose office had a rocky relationship with Moore's predecessor, Rob Davis. Moore asked Cordell to perform ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -9
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    Officers: Six Children Robbed Nine Homes in FL

    PALATKA, Fla. -- Six children are accused of being responsible for a string of burglaries in north Florida. Palatka police say the children range in age from 10 to 15. The children face felony charges for allegedly stealing computers, jewelry, guns and other items in nine burglaries since April. Detective Danette Evey said Monday that the children didn't think they had ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    LA Police Identify Suspect in 1994 Murder

    LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles police detectives have identified a suspect in the 1994 murder of an elderly Studio City man who was killed by a burglar. Police said Wednesday that Kevin Bernard Smith, an inmate serving time in a Mississippi prison for a narcotics conviction, was tied to the murder of Rupert Thompson with DNA evidence. Thompson and his wife were sleeping ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Accused Mass Murderer Vowed Death to Police, Congresswoman

    Accused Mass Murderer Vowed Death to Police, Congresswoman
    Jared Loughner, accused of shooting U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords wrote "die bitch" and "die cops" on a letter he received from the lawmaker in 2007, officials said. The note was found by FBI investigators searching the Tucson home of Loughner and his parents, Captain Chris Nanos of the Pima County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday. On the morning of the shooting, That ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Man Tied to Hollywood Publicist Slaying Kills Self

    Man Tied to Hollywood Publicist Slaying Kills Self
    The murder mystery of top Hollywood film publicist Ronni Chasen took a shocking new twist Wednesday when a suspect in the grisly slaying committed suicide. The man, whose name was not released, shot himself as Beverly Hills cops approached him at his dingy Hollywood apartment building lobby and tried to serve him a search warrant in connection with the Nov. 16 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +9
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    Police Report 45 DUIs, 171 Crashes in Three Days

    Police Report 45 DUIs, 171 Crashes in Three Days
    WATERBURY, CT - Forty-five people were charged with drunken driving between midnight Thursday and 1 p.m. Saturday, according to state police. State and local police departments increased patrols during the holiday weekend. State troopers set up sobriety checkpoints on many roads. As of Saturday at 1 p.m., state police had responded to 171 accidents, 23 of which had injuries. Troopers issued ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    New Effort Launched to Catch 'East Coast Rapist'

    FAIRFAX, Va.—The FBI and local police from several states are launching a new effort to catch the so-called East Coast Rapist, believed responsible for rapes and other attacks on 17 women since 1997. Authorities are hoping a tip from the public will break the case. Billboards featuring sketches of the suspect are running in the four states where attacks occurred -- ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Arpaio Offers Security for Elected Officials

    PHOENIX (AP) - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is offering to provide security for elected officials and judges during public events. The offer was made in response to the Jan. 8 shooting in Tucson that killed six people and wounded 13 others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Arpaio on Wednesday sent letters with the offer to members of Congress, leaders of the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +7
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    Suspect Held Without Bail in Philly Stranglings

    [photo:589003] PHILADELPHIA -- The transient charged with raping and killing three women in Philadelphia is being held without bail on three counts of murder. Twenty-two-year-old Antonio Rodriguez wore a white sweat shirt and covered his face for part of his brief arraignment Thursday afternoon. Police say DNA evidence links Rodriguez with three strangling deaths that gripped the city's Kensington neighborhood since ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +6
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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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    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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    Armed 81-Year-Old Charged After Struggle With Police

    CAMDENTON, Mo. | An 81-year-old Camdenton man is facing several charges after an altercation with police after he walked away from a Morgan County care facility. The Camden County Sheriff's Office says the man was armed with a gun when deputies found him at a home west of Camdenton on Saturday. He was taken into custody immediately, but fired one shot ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +9
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    No Charges Against Gore Following Sex Allegations

    No Charges Against Gore Following Sex Allegations
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police say they investigated allegations that former Vice President Al Gore had “unwanted sexual contact” with a massage therapist during an October 2006 visit, but they found insufficient evidence to support the woman’s claims. Multnomah County District Attorney Michael Schrunk said Wednesday an attorney representing the woman contacted police in late 2006. Schrunk said the woman ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -4
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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: Parolee Shot Up Officer's Cruiser

    Pittsburg, Calif. (AP) --Authorities say a parolee was arrested after riddling a Pittsburg police officer's patrol car with bullets. Twenty-seven-year-old Dyrell Jones of Pittsburg was taken into custody around 10 p.m. Tuesday, about four hours after the shooting. Pittsburg police Lt. Brian Addington says Jones fired at least seven shots through the officer's windshield after crashing during an attempted traffic stop. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -8
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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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    Police: Woman Planted Bomb In Revenge Plot

    VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL - Volusia County deputy sheriffs have arrested two people and are looking for two others in connection with the detonation of a bomb in a woman's car that was part of a revenge plot, officials said. Sheriff's Office spokesman Gary Davidson said deputies arrested 49-year-old Lisa Milligan on a probation violation and charged her for her part in ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -6
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