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    Ohio Tornado Rips Through Police Station

    Ohio Tornado Rips Through Police Station
    TOLEDO, OHIO -- At least seven people have been confirmed dead after two bands of strong thunderstorms and tornadoes ripped through the area late Saturday into early Sunday morning. Areas from Fulton County to eastern Wood County were hit hardest in the severe weather which is being blamed for widespread damage to homes, vehicles and even a high school. Lake Township ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -26
  • -66

    Update: Standoff Suspect Dies After Killing Two Officers

    Update: Standoff Suspect Dies After Killing Two Officers
    Updated: Monday, January 24 @ 1549 ST. PETERSBURG - Two St. Petersburg police officers and a gunman were fatally shot to death and a U.S. marshal was injured early Monday in gunfire that broke out as police tried to serve a domestic battery warrant at a St. Petersburg home. "Our community has suffered a loss today,'' St. Petersburg police Chief Chuck ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -66
  • +46

    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes

    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes
    A Michigan weapons company is under fire for branding thousands of rifle scopes used by U.S. soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan with passages from the Bible. U.S. military rules prohibit any service member from proselytizing while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, which are primarily Muslim nations. Trijicon, a sighting manufacturer based in Wixom, Mich., has several multimillion-dollar contracts with ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +46
  • +60

    Journalist Comes to Defense of Police Salaries

    Journalist Comes to Defense of Police Salaries
    BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - The suits at The Star-Ledger made a huge display of reporting last weekend that New Jersey police salaries are the highest in the land. To paraphrase a man who puts his life on the line every day to protect his community: Does a bullet feel any different if it's fired in, say, Lyndhurst, than it does in ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +60
  • -94

    27-Year-Old Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop

    27-Year-Old Deputy Shot, Killed During Traffic Stop
    ORANGE COUNTY, FL - An Orange County deputy sheriff making "an investigative traffic stop" was shot in the head and killed tonight on South Orange Blossom Trail, Sheriff Jerry Demings said. "We lost a 27-year-old deputy sheriff tonight, out patrolling the streets of Orange County," the sheriff said, flanked by his wife, Orlando police Chief Val Demings. Asked what he told ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -94
  • -54

    Officer Killed, Another Wounded After Possible Friendly Fire

    Officer Killed, Another Wounded After Possible Friendly Fire
    BALTIMORE (AP) — A fight at a Baltimore nightclub spilled onto the street early Sunday and led to an eruption of gunfire that killed a police officer and another man and left four people hurt, police said. One of those wounded also was a police officer, who was shot in the leg, said police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Investigators were trying to ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -54
  • +32

    Dashcam Released of Lakewood Cop-Killer's Slaying

    Dashcam Released of Lakewood Cop-Killer's Slaying
    SEATTLE - Deliberations are scheduled to continue Wednesday in the shooting inquest of the Seattle police officer who killed Maurice Clemmons, the man investigators say was responsible for the shooting deaths of four Lakewood police officers last November. Seattle officer Ben Kelly fired seven shots at Clemmons and hit the suspect four times, a homicide detective testified Tuesday. When police found ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +32
  • +105

    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping

    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping
    SALT LAKE CITY - The suspect in the shooting death of a Utah sheriff's deputy has been arrested after being found asleep inside a shed. A spokeswoman for the Millard County sheriff's office says 37-year-old Roberto Miramontes Roman was captured around 8 a.m. Wednesday in Beaver County. [widget:news__all_discussion] Lindsay Mitchell says Roman was taken into custody along with another suspect, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +105
  • -117

    Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment

    Deputy Slain on 2nd Day Back from Afghan Deployment
    UPDATE: The Nye County sheriff's office says a deputy killed in a shootout with a man wielding an assault rifle in a rural Nevada casino parking lot was 27-year-old Ian Deutch (DOY'tch). Sheriff Tony DeMeo says the gunman was killed by another deputy in Monday's shooting about 60 miles west of Las Vegas. The gunman hasn't been identified. Deutch was in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -117
  • -30

    Teacher Caught Half-Nude With High School Student

    Teacher Caught Half-Nude With High School Student
    LOUISVILLE, KY - A biology teacher in Kentucky has resigned after cops found her giving a student some private lessons in anatomy. Carrie Shafer, a teacher at DuPont Manual High School in Louisville, was found by police Friday night inside a car and sharing beer with a 17-year-old student. The 38-year-old and the teen also were partially undressed, police said. Evidence ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -30
  • +136

    Sheriff Joe: I'll Arrest Immigration Protesters

    Sheriff Joe: I'll Arrest Immigration Protesters
    WASHINGTON - The sheriff of the most populous county in Arizona says he's "not going to put up with any civil disobedience" when the state's new immigration law takes effect. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says that if protesters want to block his jail, he'll put them in it. The Arizona law, which takes effect Thursday, requires officers enforcing other laws ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +136
  • -100

    Phoenix Police Say Officer Shot, Killed

    Phoenix Police Say Officer Shot, Killed
    PHOENIX, AZ - Officer Travis Murphy was shot and killed when he confronted a suspect had led officers on a short pursuit at approximately 1:00 am. The suspect had eluded the officers after turning off his lights and fleeing at a high rate of speed. Several minutes later dispatchers received reports that a man was seen attempting to hide a vehicle ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -100
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    Clip-On Cameras May Be Wave of the Future For Law Enforcement

    Clip-On Cameras May Be Wave of the Future For Law Enforcement
    WATAUGA, TX - The first recording equipment police officers carried were voice recorders attached to the shoulders of their uniforms. Then came video cameras mounted in patrol cars. And now in Watauga and other jurisdictions in the state, police officers are wearing clip-on video cameras. In recent weeks, three Watauga motorcycle officers have been equipped with Vievu cameras to record traffic ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -7
  • -37

    Police HQ Attacked with Diversion, Rifle Fire

    Police HQ Attacked with Diversion, Rifle Fire
    McKINNEY, Texas — A man drove a pickup truck loaded with ammunition into a suburban Dallas police station's parking lot Tuesday, set the truck on fire and exchanged gunfire with police, officials said. The gunman was the only casualty and died at the scene. McKinney Deputy Police Chief Scott Brewer said the man was shouting as the truck became engulfed in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -37
  • -82

    Robbery Suspect Kills Pursuing Police K9

    Robbery Suspect Kills Pursuing Police K9
    GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Authorities in New Jersey say a robbery suspect killed a police dog by throwing it into traffic. Gloucester Township police say the 3 1/2-year-old German shepherd named Schultz was trying to apprehend the man around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Police say the man grabbed the animal and tossed him onto the busy roadway, where it was struck. The ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -82
  • -58

    Officer, Dallas Police Chief's Son Killed In Shootout

    Officer, Dallas Police Chief's Son Killed In Shootout
    UPDATED: June 21, 2010 at 10:48am EST LANCASTER – A police officer and two other men, including Dallas Police Chief David Brown's adult son, were fatally shot Sunday night at an apartment complex. The slain police officer was identified this morning as Craig Shaw, a five-year veteran of the force and a member of its regional tactical team. "This community has ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -58
  • -4

    Man Unknowingly Live Tweets Osama bin Laden Raid

    Man Unknowingly Live Tweets Osama bin Laden Raid
    CAIRO — A computer programmer, startled by a helicopter clattering above his quiet Pakistani town in the early hours of the morning Monday, did what any social-media addict would do: he began sending messages to the social networking site Twitter. With his tweets, 33-year-old Sohaib Athar, who moved to the sleepy town of Abbottabad to escape the big city, became in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -4
  • -21

    Police Notified of Superheroes Patrolling Seattle Streets

    Police Notified of Superheroes Patrolling Seattle Streets
    SEATTLE - Vigilante justice has come to Seattle, and the caped crusaders drive a Kia. Seattle police say a group of self-described superheroes have been patrolling the streets at night trying to save people from crime. They call themselves the Rain City Superhero Movement and say they're part of a nationwide movement of real-life crime fighters. The national website -- cited ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -21
  • -13

    Judge Rules Man Within Rights to Record Traffic Stop

    Judge Rules Man Within Rights to Record Traffic Stop
    HARFORD COUNTY, MD - In a decision that could make it easier for citizens to record police officers in Maryland, a Harford County judge ruled Monday that state police and prosecutors were wrong to arrest and charge a man for taping his own traffic stop and posting it on the Internet. Circuit Court Judge Emory A. Plitt Jr.'s ruling helps clarify ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -13
  • -73

    First Female NY Trooper Killed in Line of Duty

    First Female NY Trooper Killed in Line of Duty
    MORRIS, N.Y. — State police say a trooper has been killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer, making her the first female New York state trooper to die in the line of duty. Police say 31-year-old Trooper Jill Mattice was traveling east on State Route 23 in upstate New York when her cruiser collided with the westbound truck Wednesday afternoon in ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -73
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