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    Woman Dives Off Bridge to Avoid Police

    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A 22-year-old woman who jumped into the Intracoastal Waterway while fleeing police is being held in jail on $3,000 bond. A judge ordered Monday that Aja Nicole Simes be held on bond on a felony charge for fleeing and eluding police. She was also charged with misdemeanors for giving a false name, leaving the scene of an ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies

    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies
    GREEKTOWN - A New York man accused of hitting an on-duty police officer with his car this month is now facing a murder charge. Saddam Hussein Mohsin, 30, of Buffalo is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of Officer Charles Armour, 40, who died June 11, a week after being hit while on foot patrol in Greektown, according to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Police: NFL's Jason Hunter Injured When Girlfriend Hurls Knife

    DETROIT (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive player Jason Hunter (FSY) was struck in the left upper chest by a kitchen knife hurled at him by his girlfriend during an argument over cellphones, according to a police report obtained by the Associated Press. Hunter told police the woman waved the knife and told him to stay back before throwing it "on accident" ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
  • +21

    Chief's Resignation Letter Gets the Last Word

    COSTA MESA, Calif.—Costa Mesa's interim police chief resigned Monday over the city's plan to reduce police staffing levels in an angry four-page memo in which he called the City Council's plan "foolhardy." Steve Staveley accused the majority of the council of meddling with officers' scheduling and creating a budget crisis to serve their own political goals. In March, the council ordered ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +21
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    Police: Militants Force 9-Year-Old Into Suicide Vest

    TIMERGARAH, Pakistan -- Police said Monday that militants kidnapped a 9-year-old girl on her way to school and forced her to wear a suicide bomb vest. The girl and police said she managed to escape her captors as they directed her to attack a paramilitary checkpoint in northwest Pakistan. Sohana Jawed, who is in third grade, said she was abducted near ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    SWAT Team Cleared In Deadly Raid

    SWAT Team Cleared In Deadly Raid
    PIMA COUNTY, AZ - The five SWAT officers who shot and killed 26-year-old Jose Guerena while serving a search warrant May 5 have been cleared of any wrongdoing. The Pima County Regional SWAT team members -from four law enforcement agencies in the county - were justified in using deadly force against Guerena, according to an investigation by the Pima County Attorney's ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +60
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    Police Arrest Car Thief Who Targeted Auto Auctions

    FAIRFIELD, NJ — Authorities arrested a crew of thieves suspected of stealing seven vehicles from a Route 46 auto auction lot early this morning who then made a daring escape that left a Fairfield police officer injured, police said. The thieves made their getaway from Skyline Auto Auction around 4 a.m. as police approached, Fairfield Deputy Police Chief Anthony Manna said. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Explosive Device Found Outside Police Outpost

    EVANSTON, IL - A suspect is in custody after an “explosive device” was found outside an Evanston Police Department outpost on the southern edge of Evanston, on the border of the north suburb and Chicago. On Saturday, Evanston Police received information about a possible explosive device planted at the Evanston Police Department’s Howard Street Outpost at 633 Howard St., a release ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
  • +64

    Off-Duty Cop Dressed As Clown Kills Teen Robber

    CHICAGO - An off-duty Chicago police officer dressed up as a clown for a South Side fundraiser shot and killed a teen who held him at gunpoint tonight after the event, authorities said. The officer, who is assigned to the Near North police district, was in his clown outfit for a fundraiser for a day-care business. The event, attended by a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +64
  • -36

    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors

    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors
    WARRINGTON, PA - The caller was un-rushed and exceedingly polite, even thanking the police dispatcher as he reported that he had beaten his wife and their 7-year-old son to death with a baseball bat in their home in a handsome neighborhood in Warrington. When police arrived at 167 Redstone Dr. late Friday night, they found a typewritten note on the front ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -36
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    Man Shot During Father's Day Celebration After Firing At Police

    CHICAGO - Police shot a man and three officers suffered minor injuries Sunday near Father’s Day celebrations at a South Side park, officials said. The man was critically wounded after he allegedly shot at police in the Grand Crossing Park at 76th and Ingleside, police said. The officers, who were not shot, were taken to a local hospital in good condition, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -1
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    Trial Begins for Killer of Three Officers

    Trial Begins for Killer of Three Officers
    PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh man goes on trial Monday on charges of killing three police officers who responded to a domestic-dispute call at his mother's house in April 2009. Authorities believe Richard Poplawski lay in wait after the call and then killed city officers Paul Sciullo II, Stephen Mayhle, and Eric Kelly during a three-hour standoff. Poplawski's mother told a 911 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Ban on Hearing-Aids Forcing Early Retirement of Seasoned Cops

    Ban on Hearing-Aids Forcing Early Retirement of Seasoned Cops
    NEW YORK - The New York Police Department’s policy regarding a job candidate’s hearing ability is straightforward enough: Applicants who fail a basic hearing test will not be hired as officers. But for police officers already on the job, the policy is not so clear-cut. After years of informally allowing officers to wear hearing aids, and even paying for some, the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -24
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    Man Shot Mayor Who Backed His Parole

    Man Shot Mayor Who Backed His Parole
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A convicted killer who was out on parole is accused of shooting and critically wounding a northern Arkansas mayor who had written a letter in support of his release from prison. Everton Mayor Bill Gerdes was in critical condition at a hospital in Springfield, Mo., after he was shot in the back and left hand Wednesday ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Police Impersonator, Child Molester Arrested

    Police Impersonator, Child Molester Arrested
    LOS ANGELES (Ap) - A Van Nuys martial arts trainer was arrested Thursday after authorities claimed he kidnapped and molested several minors while impersonating an officer. Joseph Reyes Rogero, 24, was arrested around 10 a.m. Thursday after LAPD detectives received several complaints of child annoying and child molest. According to a statement from LAPD, he was arrested after an "exhaustive investigation" ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +16
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    Authorities: Man Killed By Police Fired First

    RICHLAND, Wash. — Richland, Wash., police say a man fatally shot by officers fired two shots at police before they returned fire. When they did, Chief Chris Skinner says four officers fired 23 shots. No officers were hurt; 27-year-old James Dean Schultz of Grandview died from multiple gunshot wounds. Police said earlier they were investigating several stolen vehicle reports early on ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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    Police Reopen 50 Year-Old Case

    Police Reopen 50 Year-Old Case
    LOS ANGELES—Fifty years after a Santa Barbara schoolgirl vanished without a trace, police said Tuesday for the first time that they know who might have killed her and where her remains could be buried. Seven-year-old Ramona Price disappeared on Sept. 2, 1961, as she walked along a street. Despite an extensive investigation, her abductor was never found. Detectives suspect the girl ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    Ground Broken On New $10 Million Law Enforcement Complex

    AUGUSTA, Ga. — Augusta officials say they broke ground on a new sheriff's office and are looking forward to leaving behind the old building, which is described as mold-infested. WRDW-TV reports that ground was broken Wednesday on the new law enforcement center at Walton Way and Fourth Street. Richmond County sheriff's Col. Gary Powell said the existing building has water leaks, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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    Jury Clears Sheriff's Office In Wrongful Death

    Jury Clears Sheriff's Office In Wrongful Death
    KEARNEY - A grand jury has cleared the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office of wrongdoing in the May death of David Cagler of rural Kearney. Cagler, 55, died May 1 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He had been arrested April 22 following a nearly two-hour search by law enforcement personnel. Grand jurors issued a no true bill Tuesday in Cagler's death, which means ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +23
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    Sheriff to Hire Staff to Review Inmate Phone Calls

    Sheriff to Hire Staff to Review Inmate Phone Calls
    PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine sheriff is going to hire a staff member to help monitor the telephone conversations of jailed inmates. Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce says the conversations of inmates are recorded, but he hasn't had enough staff so investigators could listen to them. The Portland Press Herald says that despite clear warnings that jail phone conversations are recorded, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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