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    Border Patrol Agent Killed in Southern Arizona

    Border Patrol Agent Killed in Southern Arizona
    ARIZONA - The U.S. Border Patrol has confirmed that one of its agents has been killed in Southern Arizona. Border Patrol spokesman Eric Cantu confirmed the agent's death but had very few details to release Wednesday morning. The agent has been identified as Brian Terry, according to KVOA.com. At least four suspects are in custody, while another one is still being ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -56
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    Horrific Scene with Tragic Outcome Discovered on FL Hwy

    Horrific Scene with Tragic Outcome Discovered on FL Hwy
    WEST PALM BEACH — Stranded in an old red pickup by the side of the road, the 10-year-old boy was dripping in acid, badly burned and writhing with seizures. There was so much of it on Monday morning that it soaked the seats and carpet of the truck, filling the air with poisonous fumes. Beside him slumped his adoptive father, unconscious ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -57
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    Penn. State Trooper Fatally Shot at Domestic

    Penn. State Trooper Fatally Shot at Domestic
    Tpr. Paul G. Richey, 40, a 16-year-veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police, died Jan. 13, as the result of a gunshot wound suffered during an incident in Cranberry Twp., Venango County. Tpr. Richey was assigned to the Patrol Unit at Troop E, Franklin. Richey and Tpr. Jason Whitman responded to a call at approximately 11:34 a.m. regarding a domestic incident in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -57
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    Police Applicant Dies After Completing Fitness Test

    Police Applicant Dies After Completing Fitness Test
    BALTIMORE - Baltimore police have identified the applicant who died during testing. The Sun's Frederick N. Rassmussen filed this report: The 29-year-old man who collapsed and died after finishing a 1.5-mile run as part of his application to become a Baltimore police officer was identified Saturday as Gilnord Charles. Baltimore Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Charles had passed the civil ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -57
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    Another Deadly Weekend: Officer Killed During Standoff

    Another Deadly Weekend: Officer Killed During Standoff
    FOND DU LAC, Wis.— One Fond du Lac police officer was killed and another was critically injured when a man inside a home on the city's west side began firing. Police Chief Tony Barthuly says 28-year-old Officer Craig Birkholz was shot in the upper chest by the suspect and killed. Officer Ryan Williams was shot twice in the chest and is ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -57
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    Deputy, Suspected Car Thief Killed In Shootout

    Deputy, Suspected Car Thief Killed In Shootout
    EVANS, CO - The investigation into Tuesday's high-speed police chase and fatal shootout will be exhaustive in the wake of the first death in the line of duty for a Weld County sheriff's deputy in 70 years, authorities said. Deputy Sam Brownlee, 43, was killed, as was suspected car thief Ruben Reyes, 20, of Fort Morgan. The deadly confrontation between Reyes ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -57
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    CA Mom Charged With Murder After Microwaving Baby

    SACRAMENTO - In what police say is an extremely rare and disturbing case, a Sacramento woman was arrested this morning for allegedly killing her 6-week-old daughter in March by placing her in a microwave oven. Ka Yang, 29, was arrested at her Sacramento home this morning and charged with homicide after a three-month investigation into what caused unusual burns on the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -57
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    Corporal and K-9 Killed in Crash

    Corporal and K-9 Killed in Crash
    MISHAWAKA, Ind. — A Mishawaka policeman and his police dog have died in a traffic accident in the northern Indiana city. Mishawaka Police Chief Mike Samp says 42-year-old Cpl. James Szuba (SOO'-buh) and his dog Ricky died Saturday night. Szuba was providing assistance on a call when the squad car was sideswiped by another vehicle. Samp says the officer was using ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -58
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    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK

    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An Alachua County Sheriff's Office corrections officer who acknowledged being a member of the Ku Klux Klan has been fired for belonging to a subversive or terrorist organization, a violation of the agency's code of ethics. Wayne Kerschner was fired Tuesday following a 10-month internal investigation. The investigation revealed that Kerschner applied online for membership to the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -58
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    Teen Tortured, Forcibly Tattooed, Left for Dead by Peers

    Teen Tortured, Forcibly Tattooed, Left for Dead by Peers
    DEL CITY, Okla. — Two men and two women are accused of pinning down a man who has learning disabilities, tattooing the word "RAPEST" on his forehead and shocking his genitals with a stun gun before beating him unconscious with a baseball bat, police said Wednesday. The accused told police they attacked Stetson Johnson, 18, because he tried to have sex ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -58
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    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout

    Officer Fatally Hit During Home Invasion Shootout
    DETROIT - What started as a typical night in an upscale neighborhood in Walled Lake turned into the scene of a shootout Monday when an undercover police team tried to arrest two people under surveillance in a home invasion ring. When the gunfire stopped, Livonia Police Officer Larry Nehasil and the suspect he was after were dead. “Our family is devastated,” ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -58
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    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
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    Federal Forestry Officer Killed by Hunter

    Federal Forestry Officer Killed by Hunter
    Officer Chris Upton was shot and killed by a hunter who mistook him for game at the Ocmulgee Bluff Equestrian Recreation Area in Jasper County, Georgia. Officer Upton was on patrol at 11:00 pm when he was struck by a shot fired by the hunter. The shooter was in a two-person hunting party hunting coyotes with a high-powered rifle equipped with ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -59
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    Four Officers Shot in Gunman's Horrifying Attack

    Four Officers Shot in Gunman's Horrifying Attack
    DETROIT - It was just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday when the gunman walked into the police station. Sgt. Carrie Schulz was shot first. Cmdr. Brian Davis raced out of an office and exchanged fire with the gunman. Davis took a bullet in the back. Then the gunman rushed the horseshoe-shaped front desk with his weapon drawn. Sgt. Ray Saati and Officer ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -59
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    Courts Give WA Felons Voting Rights

    Courts Give WA Felons Voting Rights
    SEATTLE, WA - A federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out Washington's law banning incarcerated felons from voting, finding the state's criminal-justice system is "infected" with racial discrimination. The surprising ruling, by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, said the law violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act by disenfranchising minority voters. [widget:news__politics] The decision is ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -59
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    Deputy's Wife Tries to Kill Him, Children in House Fire

    Deputy's Wife Tries to Kill Him, Children in House Fire
    GADSDEN, AL - The wife of an Etowah County sheriff's deputy has been charged with attempted murder and arson after she allegedly set fire to the home she shared with her husband and two children, Sheriff Todd Entrekin said. Danielle Joslyn Raley, 26, is charged with first-degree arson and three counts of attempted murder, investigator Jeremy Walker said. A cash bond ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -59
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    Seventeen MD Officers Charged In Kickback Scheme

    Seventeen MD Officers Charged In Kickback Scheme
    BALTIMORE -- Seventeen Baltimore police officers were charged Wednesday with taking kickbacks for diverting drivers at accident scenes to an unauthorized towing company and repair shop. A criminal complaint charges the officers and the owners of Majestic Auto Repair Shop in Rosedale with conspiracy to commit extortion in the course of their official duties. Brothers Edwin Javier Mejia and Hernan Alexis ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -60
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    22-Year Veteran Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

    22-Year Veteran Officer Killed During Traffic Stop
    ENFIELD, CT (AP)- A 22-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police has been killed in a serious crash on I-91 in Enfield. It happened just after 4 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway by exit 48. Trooper Kenneth Hall had just pulled a commercial vehicle over and was sitting in his cruiser when he was struck by a pickup ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -60
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    Deputy Shot, Killed While Serving Warrent

    Deputy Shot, Killed While Serving Warrent
    ROCKDALE, GA - CONYERS — Terry Mahaffey, father of slain Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Mahaffey, gathered with his family Monday afternoon to let the public know that his son’s career in law enforcement was more than just a job. “He had a family,” he said. Terry and Cindy Mahaffey and Brian’s brother, Christopher, 25, held a press conference Monday. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -60
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    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend

    On-Duty Officer Takes Own Life After Facebook Fight With Girlfriend
    NEW YORK - An on-duty city cop distraught over a possible breakup with his girlfriend pulled out his gun in front of her and fatally shot himself in the head early Tuesday. "I love you," Officer Philip Chlanda told his girlfriend before pulling the trigger on a Manhattan street. The 29-year-old cop argued with his gal pal after he looked at ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -60
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