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    Fallen Officers Memorial Ride Attracts Over 1000 Bikers

    CHICAGO - More than 1,000 motorcycles roared down Lake Shore Drive this morning as part of an annual procession commemorating Chicago police officers killed in the line of duty. It was the largest turnout to date for the Area Four Ride to Remember, now its seventh year. The cavalcade of bikes included mostly american iron types equipped with sissy bars and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +101
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    Police Commander Arrested On Battery Charge

    CHARLESTOWN, Ind.— State police say a top commander in a southern Indiana sheriff's department has been arrested on domestic battery charges after his wife reported being beaten by him. Troopers arrested Lt. Col. John Shelton of the Clark County Sheriff's Department at his home in Charlestown early Sunday. Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden tells the Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., (http://bit.ly/qL4ULJ ) ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -101
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    Media Makes Boy Who Is Aspiring LEO Seem Violent

    Media Makes Boy Who Is Aspiring LEO Seem Violent
    CHICAGO - Chicago CBS affiliate WBBM has issued an apology after taking the comments of a four-year-old child out of context in relation to a shooting in the area. The child tells a reporter that the shootings don’t scare him and that, when he grows up, “I’m going to have me a gun.” This makes the child seem to aspire to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -112
  • -70

    Body of Missing Deputy Found Four Days After Disappearance

    Body of Missing Deputy Found Four Days After Disappearance
    CONVERSE COUNTY, WY - The body of a Wyoming deputy who jumped in the North Platte River to assist a distressed girl was discovered Sunday. It was the fourth day of searching for 29-year-old Bryan P. Gross, of the Converse County sheriff's office, who was hailed as a hero for attempting to save a teenage girl who appeared to be struggling ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -70
  • -93

    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies

    Tragic: Officer Trapped In Burning Cruiser Dies
    WINSTON-SALEM, NC - A North Carolina police officer frantically called for help as he lay trapped in his burning patrol car after losing control as he drove to help a fellow officer who was following a possible drunken driver, it has been revealed. Russell Willingham, 28, radioed for assistance after he crashed into a tree in Winston-Salem early yesterday morning and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -93
  • -42

    SWAT Officer Collapses, Dies After Grueling Training Exercise

    SWAT Officer Collapses, Dies After Grueling Training Exercise
    BUENA PARK, CA - Daniel Ackerman had just completed a grueling physical fitness test required for all Buena Park Police SWAT officers when he became disoriented and stared off into space. An on-site doctor noticed something was wrong and by 8:15 a.m. on Friday, Ackerman was in a squad car heading toward the hospital. The next morning, the 31-year-old was dead. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -42
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    Man Taunts Police Via Facebook; Leads Officers to Him

    NEW YORK -- A fugitive from upstate New York who taunted police on his Facebook page to 'catch me if you can. I'm in Brooklyn' has been arrested. The Daily News says U.S. marshals and NYPD detectives tracked Victor Burgos down to an apartment in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Monday night, sitting at his computer with his Facebook page open. The 29-year-old ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +60
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    NYPD Expanding Security Network Over Manhattan

    NYPD Expanding Security Network Over Manhattan
    NEW YORK - The city's top cop said Thursday the ever-expanding network of security cameras monitoring Manhattan streets and subways has played a key role in scores of recent arrests. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said the so-called Ring of Steel technology has helped cops nab about 100 criminals in the subways in the past eight months alone. Most of those bandits ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective

    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective
    MIAMI - When two gunmen tried to rob a New York City detective vacationing in Miami Beach last weekend, he fought back hard. The veteran of 27 years on the force opened fire, wounding both attackers who accosted him and also shot him in the courtyard of a hotel on Collins Avenue. Those details of the events during Saturday’s attempted hold-up ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +56
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    Police: Arrest of Soldier Foiled "Terror Plot"

    Police: Arrest of Soldier Foiled "Terror Plot"
    An AWOL soldier was arrested in Texas near Fort Hood after authorities found potential bomb-making materials and at least one gun in the suspect's motel room, a federal law enforcement official said. Pfc. Naser Abdo, 21, told investigators he was planning to attack fellow soldiers near the military post, where an Army psychiatrist was charged two years earlier in the slayings ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +18
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    Has the Zodiac Killer's Cipher Been Cracked?

    Has the Zodiac Killer's Cipher Been Cracked?
    A Massachusetts man says he has solved something that has boggled authorities for 40 years - the writings of a notorious murderer. Known as the Zodiac Killer, the unknown subject killed at least seven people and terrorized California’s Bay Area in the late 60s. The high-profile crimes were made more mysterious by the cryptic writings the killer sent to local newspapers. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Miami Officers Arrest Two Brothers After They Attacked Pilot

    MIAMI — Police say two brothers were arrested at Miami International Airport after attacking a pilot who kicked them off his plane. According to an arrest affidavit, Jonathan and Luis Baez were aboard an American Airlines flight bound for San Francisco. Police say that while the plane taxied out Wednesday night, a flight attendant noticed that Jonathan Baez had not buckled ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    KS Police to 'Tweet' Dispatch Calls to Show Public What They Deal With

    KS Police to 'Tweet' Dispatch Calls to Show Public What They Deal With
    WICHITA, KS - Wichita residents will get an online glimpse of what police deal with for one hour this morning through the social media site Twitter. The Wichita Police Department announced Wednesday morning, on Twitter, that it will post all of its dispatch calls from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on its Twitter page. Police say they will give a summary ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    California Standoff Ends In Record $3 Million Heroin Bust

    California Standoff Ends In Record $3 Million Heroin Bust
    San Bernardino, CA (AP) -- Police have found $3 million worth of heroin inside a San Bernardino home where a man was barricaded after firing a weapon in his front yard. Investigators say a neighbor called police Monday night because 33-year-old Frank Javier Cardona was firing a weapon in his front yard. Cardona went inside the house by the time officers ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +14
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    Bail Denied For 20-Year Chicago Veteran's Killer

    Bail Denied For 20-Year Chicago Veteran's Killer
    CHICAGO - Bail was denied today for a man accused of gunning down Chicago police officer Michael Bailey as the 20-year veteran was polishing his brand new Buick, a retirement present to himself. [gate] Antwon Carter, 24, appeared in bond court dressed in a red jail jumpsuit and white sneakers, his hands behind his back. He is charged with murder and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +30
  • -6

    Chicago Police to Disband Two Rapid Response Units

    CHICAGO - Chicago police will disband two of its rapid response units once heralded as key components of the city's lowering crime rate, police union officials said. Effective Aug. 18, both the Mobile Strike Force and Targeted Response Unit will cease to exist, according to an announcement on Wednesday by the Fraternal Order of Police to its members. The FOP represents ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
  • -22

    Thief Robs Bakery With AIDS-Filled Syringe

    Thief Robs Bakery With AIDS-Filled Syringe
    Police are searching for a man they say robbed a cupcake store armed with a syringe which he said was filled with 'AIDS-infected blood'. The robbery happened at Gigi’s Cupcakes in Denver after a man who had been pan-handling outside moments before entered and told the clerk he would 'stick' a customer with the needle if she didn't open the cash ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -22
  • -13

    Suspect's Body Found In Chimney 27 Years After Disappearance

    Suspect's Body Found In Chimney 27 Years After Disappearance
    ABBEVILLE, LA - The body of a man who went missing while apparently trying to escape police has been found inside a chimney - 27 years after he first disappeared. Joseph Schexnider went missing in 1984 in Abbeville, Louisiana, after running away when police arrived at his house to arrest him. The then 22-year-old had been due in court charged with ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
  • -12

    US Teen Gets Mexican Jail Time for Brutal Cartel Assassinations

    US Teen Gets Mexican Jail Time for Brutal Cartel Assassinations
    CUERNAVACA, Mexico - After he was seen on video calmly explaining how he tortured and beheaded at least four people, an American-born teen nicknamed "El Ponchis" was sentenced Tuesday in a Mexican court on kidnapping and murder charges. The San Diego-born 14-year-old, whose real name is Edgar Jimenez Lugo, received three years in a juvenile prison - the maximum allowed under ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    K9 Breaks Lead During Search; Found Safely One Day Later

    PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Officials say a police dog that went missing while searching for a central Florida woman has been found. The German shepherd, named Rex, broke away from his lead Tuesday afternoon while looking for 43-year-old Toni M. Contarino. Police say Contarino had left work in a "depressed state" on Tuesday and was reported missing after leaving her cell ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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