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    Police: SUV Sought in MA Massacre Case Located

    BOSTON—Boston's police commissioner says an SUV being sought in connection with the slayings of four people earlier this week has been recovered. Commissioner Edward Davis told WBZ-AM on Thursday that the vehicle seen driving away from Tuesday morning's shooting scene has been found. There have not been any arrests. He did not provide additional details. Police are also expected to execute ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Towing Turf War Leads to Shootings, Fire

    Towing Turf War Leads to Shootings, Fire
    PHILADELPHIA — A tow truck driver is shot, allegedly by a rival, at an accident scene. Two days later, properties linked to both companies are torched or riddled by gunfire. A towing turf war has broken out in Philadelphia. "I've never seen problems where it erupted into this kind of violence," Philadelphia police spokesman Frank Vanore said. Philadelphia has tried in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -1
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    New Law Requires Police Rape Kits to be Analyzed

    CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a new law requiring police departments to get all rape kits analyzed. Starting Sept. 1, police must submit evidence in sexual assault and rape cases to the Illinois State Police laboratory or one approved by that agency within 10 business days. The kits must be analyzed within six months. Illinois Attorney General Lisa ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Poll Finds That most NJ Residents Don't Feel Budget Cuts Have Impacted Public Safety

    NEW JERSEY - A new poll finds most New Jerseyans are satisfied with local police services and do not feel budget cuts have impacted public safety. The Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Press Media Poll out today also finds a majority of respondents see little benefit to merging police departments. Fifty-two percent oppose the idea of a countywide police force, while 38 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Inner-City Students Honoring Sheriff With Ceremony, Award

    CHICAGO — A non-profit organization that helps inner-city students is honoring Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart. Minds Matter of Chicago says Dart has a commitment to education and has tried to ensure a bright future for Chicago youth. The organization was founded in 2006 and serves dozens of students from low-income families by providing help with college preparation. An awards ceremony ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    UK Police Hold Al-Qaida Suspect on US Terror Charges

    UK Police Hold Al-Qaida Suspect on US Terror Charges
    LONDON - Police on Wednesday arrested a Pakistani man suspected of being an Al-Qaeda operative in northeastern England after US authorities issued a warrant for his arrest. Abid Naseer, 24, is sought by the United States on charges of providing material support to a foreign terrorist organisation, conspiring to provide material support, and conspiracy to use a destructive device. He was ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Bank Employee, Two Civilians Held in $140K Heist

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Police say two West Palm Beach bank robbers who rode their motorcycle right into the lobby during their heist had an "inside man." Or in this case, a woman - the bank's assistant manager, whose live-in boyfriend was one of the alleged robbers. The Palm Beach Post reported Wednesday the three were arrested on federal bank ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Wounded Wisconsin Officer's Recovery Progressing

    FOND DU LAC, Wis.— The Fond du Lac police officer shot and wounded during a confrontation with a suspect has been moved out of intensive care. Physicians at Theda Clark Medical Center say 33-year-old Ryan Williams "is doing phenomenal." Williams was critically injured by two gunshots to the chest last weekend. His comrade, Officer Craig Birkholz, was killed by the gunman, ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +12
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    Senate Passes Benefits for Officers Following Chimp's Horrific Attack on Cop

    STAMFORD, CT - A bill prompted by a Stamford police officer's fight with Travis the chimpanzee passed the Senate on Wednesday, 29-4. The bill, which now goes to the House for a vote, would extend workers' compensation benefits to state and local police officers in imminent danger of serious physical injury or death while on the job because of an interaction ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -4
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    Va. State Workers Kick Off Weight-Loss Challenge

    RICHMOND, Va. - State workers have started a team competition to lose weight. Gov. Bob McDonnell on Monday kicked off the "Governors Challenge 2010" program aimed at reducing obesity among the state's 110,000 employees. An estimated 70 percent of them are considered overweight or obese, according to state officials. State officials also hope the program will encourage other Virginians to lose ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated +10
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    Deputy Takes Over RI State Police on Interim Basis

    NORTH SCITUATE, R.I.—The Rhode Island State Police is getting a temporary new leader following the resignation of Col. Brendan Doherty. Doherty says his deputy will take over as superintendent on an interim basis once his resignation becomes effective Friday. Lt. Col. Raymond White will serve as the acting superintendent of the state police until Doherty's successor, Steven O'Donnell, can officially assume ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -2
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    Police Sent Evidence to Exonerate Steelers' Holmes

    Police Sent Evidence to Exonerate Steelers' Holmes
    PITTSBURGH - The lawyer for Steelers WR Santonio Holmes said he completed an independent investigation and is "more confident than ever" that his client will be cleared of assault allegations. "This is nothing more than frivolous and extortion and we believe we are going to show that," Adam Swickle told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "I have an obligation to defend (Holmes') reputation. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Officer Who Arrested Yale Murderer May Have Saved Additional Lives

    Officer Who Arrested Yale Murderer May Have Saved Additional Lives
    BRANFORD, CT - The police officer who arrested a man charged with killing a Yale University doctor says he might have prevented two more homicides when he stopped the suspect's minivan shortly after the killing. Branford Officer Joe Peterson pulled over Lishan Wang on Monday near I-95 after Yale physician Vajinder Toor was gunned down outside his Branford home. Police say ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +5
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    Officers Learn Latest Surrounding Identity Theft Crimes

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- While Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has declared the week of April 24 as "Identity Theft Awareness Week", state law enforcement officials heard the latest about identity theft crimes from the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA) and LifeLock, the industry leader in proactive identity theft protection. The free Identity Theft Summit was hosted by ITT Technical ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Group Raising Money to Help Protect Sheriff Joe's Image

    Group Raising Money to Help Protect Sheriff Joe's Image
    PHOENIX -- Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's image has taken a hit lately for his illegal immigration crackdowns and allegations he may have abused his power. Arpaio is also under investigation by the federal government and could face criminal charges. A close political ally has now come forward to help the sheriff protect his reputation. Vernon Parker is the former mayor ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Search For Motive In Restaurant Shootings

    Police Search For Motive In Restaurant Shootings
    LOS ANGELES — Police searched for a motive yesterday for a fatal shooting at a San Bernardino restaurant in which a gunman attacked his stepdaughter’s family, killing her husband and 6-year-old son, and then fatally shooting himself. The woman and another child were wounded in the attack. Jimmy Schlager, 56, arrived at the Del Taco restaurant in San Bernardino on a ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -4
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    Man Named Stoner Arrested on Drug Charges

    A Florida man with the suggestive surname Stoner was arrested on marijuana-related charges for the second time in four years, police said. Clearwater police said officers executed a search warrant Tuesday night on the home of Glenn Stoner, 56, and discovered 19 marijuana plants along with indoor growing equipment in the suspect's bedroom, the St. Petersburg Times reported Thursday. The arrest ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police Lay More Charges Against Base Commander

    Police Lay More Charges Against Base Commander
    BELLEVILLE, Ontario — A former top Canadian military commander and elite pilot accused of murdering two women and sexually assaulting two others has now been charged with 82 counts of burglary, police said Thursday. Col. Russell Williams, who once flew Queen Elizabeth II and other dignitaries around Canada, was the commander of Canada's largest Air Force base until he was charged ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -3
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    911 Recording: Calm Exchange in NH Bus Bomb Scare

    CONCORD, N.H. — A police dispatch log made during a Greyhound bus bomb scare that drew a massive police presence describes what appeared to be someone holding a handgun on board, a man taking his shirt off and a woman who tried to get off the bus but stopped, according to records released Tuesday. The transcript of comments made among police ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Feds Award $46 Million to Help State Police Health Insurance Rate Increases

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Health insurance premium hikes will get a harder look in most parts of the country, thanks to an infusion of federal cash for state regulators. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Monday announced $46 million in federal grants to help states strengthen their oversight of health insurance rate hikes. It's the first installment of $250 million ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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