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    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 about 3 years ago | Rated -66
  • -48

    D.C. Officer Serving as Lookout Charged with Murder

    D.C. Officer Serving as Lookout Charged with Murder
    WASHINGTON, DC - A D.C. police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony murder in connection with a fatal shooting about two weeks ago in Southeast Washington, police officials said. In a case that appeared to be without recent precedent, police said Reginald Jones, who has been a member of the force for six years, was arrested in the death ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -48
  • +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 about 4 years ago | Rated +32
  • -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 over 3 years ago | Rated -94
  • -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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -117
  • -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 3 years ago | Rated -37
  • +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 over 4 years ago | Rated +105
  • +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 about 4 years ago | Rated +46
  • +6

    Case of Arizona Deputy's Shooting Reopened

    Case of Arizona Deputy's Shooting Reopened
    PHOENIX — Arizona officials on Monday reopened the investigation into a deputy's explanation of how he was shot in the remote desert south of Phoenix amid speculation it was a hoax timed to enflame the debate over illegal immigration. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office announced its decision Monday after two nationally known forensic pathologists raised questions about a wound the deputy ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +6
  • -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 almost 3 years ago | Rated -4
  • -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 about 3 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 3 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 almost 4 years ago | Rated -100
  • -49

    Convicted Cop Killer to Get Second Chance at Freedom?

    Convicted Cop Killer to Get Second Chance at Freedom?
    ATLANTA - Troy Anthony Davis returns today to Savannah, where he was convicted and sentenced to death almost two decades ago for killing an off-duty police officer during a late-night melee. For more than a decade, Davis has sought to present in open court his claims of innocence, including the testimony of seven key prosecution witnesses who have recanted or contradicted ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -49
  • -7

    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 over 4 years ago | Rated -7
  • -61

    Officer Killed In Gun Battle After Stopping Man on Bike

    Officer Killed In Gun Battle After Stopping Man on Bike
    SANDUSKY — The man accused in the Saturday morning shooting death of Sandusky Police Officer Andrew Dunn was charged with aggravated murder Sunday. Sunday night, hundreds of people gathered for a candlelight vigil to honor the slain policeman. Kevin Randleman, 50, of Sandusky was under guard Sunday at the University of Toledo Medical Center, formerly the Medical College of Ohio, said ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -61
  • -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 over 3 years ago | Rated -21
  • -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 over 3 years ago | Rated -82
  • -13

    911 Call Captures Fatal Shot, Voice Of Killer

    911 Call Captures Fatal Shot, Voice Of Killer
    CENTREVILLE, VA - The home invaders who fatally shot a heroic handyman as he defended a Centreville family last year were hiding in the garage of the mansion for about 30 minutes before the victim spotted them, Fairfax County police said Tuesday. Police think four people were involved in the plot to break into the 9,000-square-foot house of a local business ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -13
  • -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 over 3 years ago | Rated -13
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