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    Stepmother of Missing Boy Urged to Cooperate With Police

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The biological parents of a missing Oregon boy say the 7-year-old's stepmother hasn't responded to their public pleas to fully cooperate with investigators. Kyron Horman's father, mother and stepfather said in an e-mail to news organizations late Monday that they believe Terri Moulton Horman still hasn't resumed speaking to law enforcement. Kyron's mother and father asked Terri Horman ...
    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 over 7 years ago | Rated -3
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    Man Captured After Jumping Into River to Escape Police

    CHICAGO - A man allegedly stealing catalytic converters who attempted to flee police by jumping into the North Branch of the Chicago River Wednesday night was taken into custody a short time later. Police arrived in the 2200 block of North Elston Avenue about 9:35 p.m. and a male fled on foot and jumped into the river, police News Affairs Officer ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Philly Police To Acquire 1,000 Additional TASERs

    Philly Police To Acquire 1,000 Additional TASERs
    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Police Department has agreed to buy 1,000 TASERs to expand the use of less-than-lethal weapons by officers often called upon to deal with unruly, mentally ill people. The cost, about $850,000, will be paid from a pool of federal stimulus money the city received last year. In total, the department is to receive $1.9 million to buy ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +6
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated +10
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated -1
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    Man Gets 5 Years for Trying to Run Down Cop

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) ― A Carroll County judge has sentenced a 38-year-old Westminster man to five years in prison for trying to run down a woman and a police officer trying to help her. Gary Wolfe was convicted Wednesday of two counts of first-degree assault and sentenced to 20 years with all but five years suspended. Prosecutors say Taneytown (TAW'-nee-town) police ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Houston Police Probe Constable's Shooting Death

    Houston police say a Harris County deputy constable has been fatally shot. City police officers responding to a pre-dawn 911 call Tuesday found the body of 47-year-old Deputy Constable Ronnie Earl Brewer in his car. Houston police said in a Thursday news release that a woman is facing a weapon theft charge in connection with the case. Two other people have ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    Tulsa-Area Officers to Give Tornado Aid

    Tulsa-area law enforcement officers are reaching out to help their counterparts in Alabama and Mississippi who were hardest hit by the tornadoes last week. Ten-Four Ministries is working with law enforcement officers in the Tulsa area to help officers in the communities of Hackleburg and Phil Campbell, Ala., and Smithville, Miss., said Tulsa Police Capt. Travis Yates. The police departments in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    San Francisco Police Rescue Man From Water Near Pier

    San Francisco police rescued a man in the water near Pier 45 today, the U.S. Coast Guard said. A man was seen swimming in the water near the Harbor Queen vessel and encountered some sort of difficulty, Petty Officer David Font said. Police were notified of the issue by Harbor Queen crewmembers just before 4 p.m., Font said. "Police made sure ...
    Published almost 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 over 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    Trooper Arrests Illegal Alien with 12 Aliases in Traffic Stop

    Boston -- An illegal alien with 12 aliases, 10 outstanding warrants and disfigured fingerprints was nabbed Sunday in Wakefield after he handed a fake driver's license to a trooper, state police said. Lorenzo Echevacia, 39, of Brockton, was arraigned Tuesday in Malden District Court on the motor vehicle charges and then transported to Middlesex Superior Court on the outstanding warrants, most ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +5
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Layoffs Could Cost Lives

    Police Layoffs Could Cost Lives
    NEWARK, NJ - When a skeletal staff in the city clerk’s office can’t get to a ringing phone, citizens can leave a message and wait for a return call. But when a phone goes unanswered in a police or fire station, people could die. The ultimate bottom line in the massive budget cuts rolling violently throughout the state might not be ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Pa. Burglar Got Ride to Scene from Mom

    GROVE CITY, PA - A western Pennsylvania man has been ordered to stand trial on charges he burglarized a home after getting a ride to the crime scene from his mom. That woman, 50-year-old Judith Martin, of Cochranton, still faces a preliminary hearing Feb. 3 on conspiracy and other charges she faces in the Jan. 13 break-in allegedly committed by her ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -6
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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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    LA Police Reveal Two New 'Grim Sleeper' Cases

    LA Police Reveal Two New 'Grim Sleeper' Cases
    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police detectives say they are investigating two additional killings that may be linked to the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer case. The Los Angeles Times reports detectives revealed the probes during a community meeting Wednesday night at a church just a few blocks from the home where Lonnie Franklin Jr. was arrested last summer. The detectives declined ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -2
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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 over 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Officer Wounded; Gunman Killed in Drugstore Shootout

    Officer Wounded; Gunman Killed in Drugstore Shootout
    SAN FRANCISCO - A robbery suspect was killed and a California Highway Patrol officer was wounded in a shootout early Wednesday at a 24-hour drugstore in North Oakland, police said. The incident began shortly before 1:30 a.m. when several masked robbers burst into the Walgreens pharmacy at 51st Street and Telegraph Avenue and herded employees into a back room at gunpoint, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Lieutenant Struck by Car During Pursuit 'Going to be OK'

    A Baltimore police lieutenant hit by a car involved in a chase of suspects Wednesday evening is "going to be OK," a spokesman for the city department said. The lieutenant, whose name was not made available, remained hospitalized Thursday with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Anthony J. Guglielmi, the spokesman. The lieutenant, who is assigned to the patrol division, was manning a ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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