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    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe

    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe
    PUERTO RICO - The biggest police corruption probe in the 102-year history of the FBI snared more than 130 people Wednesday in Puerto Rico. The bulk of them were law enforcement officers accused of providing security to drug traffickers. The arrests were the latest blow to a scandal-plagued island police department struggling with soaring crime and dirty cops who allegedly accepted ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Community Helps Police Capture Teens Accused of Raping 90-Year-Old

    Community Helps Police Capture Teens Accused of Raping 90-Year-Old
    DETROIT - "Enough is enough," Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee told a crowd of volunteers earlier this month, rallying officers and citizens in the wake of a series of attacks on elderly women. Two weeks later, the department is crediting those volunteers -- close to 300 strong -- with securing information that led to the arrest of three teens accused of ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Just-Freed Inmate Fatally Shot After Leading Police on Chase

    Just-Freed Inmate Fatally Shot After Leading Police on Chase
    KANSAS - Marcus A. Robinson’s freedom didn’t last long. Kansas authorities released him from prison on parole Wednesday. That night, a Kansas City police officer fatally shot Robinson, 27, after he allegedly pulled a gun during a struggle. Police believe he was intoxicated, but they are waiting on tests. The 11:20 p.m. shooting occurred in the 7100 block of Agnes Avenue ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Last Surviving American WWI Vet, Dies at Age 110

    Last Surviving American WWI Vet, Dies at Age 110
    CHARLES TOWN, W. VA - A chapter of American History has officially closed. Frank Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, died of natural causes Sunday at the age of 110 in his Charles Town, W. Va., home, a family spokesman said in a statement. Eager to serve his country and escape the tedium of farm life in ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Off-Duty Corrections Officer Shoots, Kills Enraged Brooklyn Gunman

    Off-Duty Corrections Officer Shoots, Kills Enraged Brooklyn Gunman
    BROOKLYN - An off-duty city correction officer shot and killed an enraged gunman inside a Brooklyn barber shop Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Officer Michael Mininni was inside Naciones Barbershop on Bath Ave. near 17th Ave. in Bensonhurst when Carlo Calabro, 77, burst in about 1:30 p.m., officials said. The argument stemmed from an ongoing family dispute between Calabro and Mininni, who ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    One of Two Wounded Officers Home for Christmas

    One of Two Wounded Officers Home for Christmas
    SEATTLE — Shortly after being released from a hospital on Christmas Eve, one of the two Pierce County sheriff's officers shot in an ambush by a drunken man visited his partner, who is fighting for his life in a Seattle medical center. A motorcade of police escorts accompanied Sgt. Nick Hausner as he left Madigan Army Medical Center near Tacoma on ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +26
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    Drug Suspect Killed By Officers After Dangerous High Speed Bronx Chase

    Drug Suspect Killed By Officers After Dangerous High Speed Bronx Chase
    BRONX, NY - A deranged SUV driver died in a fusillade of police bullets early Saturday when he tried to run down three cops after a high-speed chase that ended at the Major Deegan Expressway, sources said. The threatened officers fired 19 shots at Orlando Santos, 28, after a 3.2-mile late-night chase along three Bronx highways, sources said. Terrified motorists in ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Busted: Hemet Police Booby Trapper to be Charged

    Busted: Hemet Police Booby Trapper to be Charged
    HEMET, Calif. - A man suspected of carrying out a series of booby trap attacks against police in a small Southern California town was expected to be charged in the case Wednesday, authorities said. Nicholas Smit was arrested Friday for investigation of making a booby trap and assault on a police officer with intent to commit murder. Smit is suspected of ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +26
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    California Police Revive Toddler Found In Hotel Fountain

    California Police Revive Toddler Found In Hotel Fountain
    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police rescued a toddler Wednesday who fell into a lobby fountain at the Hyatt Regency hotel while his mother frantically searched for him, authorities said. The mother called 911 at 1:22 p.m. to say her son was missing, and within minutes responding police officers found the 1 1/2-year-old boy in the fountain, police Officer Albie Esparza ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Teen Gets at Least 53 Years in Carjacking Of Officer

    Teen Gets at Least 53 Years in Carjacking Of Officer
    DETROIT, MI - A Detroit teenager was sentenced to at least 53 years in prison this morning for the carjacking last year of an off-duty Windsor police officer. Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Jackson ordered David Laston to serve consecutive sentences for attempted carjacking, assault with intent to murder, and using a firearm in the commission of a felony. The ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +26
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    Deputy Shoots Man After He Grabbed Officer's Taser

    Deputy Shoots Man After He Grabbed Officer's Taser
    BRANDON — A Hillsborough County deputy shot a man Wednesday afternoon after he grabbed a second deputy's Taser in a sports bar parking lot, the Sheriff's Office reported. The man, Evelio David Rodriguez, 20, of Brandon, was reported to be in critical condition at Tampa General Hospital Wednesday night. The deputies, Desirae Penrose, 27, and Christina Ammons, 45, were placed on ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Brooklyn Drug Dealers Arrested After Being Photographed on Google Street View

    Brooklyn Drug Dealers Arrested After Being Photographed on Google Street View
    BROOKLYN - A gang of alleged drug dealers have been caught after they were photographed at work by the Google Street View car. The gang were selling heroin and marijuana outside a grocery store in Brooklyn, New York, when the Google driver went past and inadvertently took their picture. The street corner where they worked was then put under surveillance and ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Deputies Use Garden Hose To Fight Fire, Save Family

    Deputies Use Garden Hose To Fight Fire, Save Family
    COMPTON, Calif.—Authorities say a woman and her disabled 14-year-old son were saved from a burning house in Compton when Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies battled the fire with a garden hose and used a pickaxe to break through security bars. Sheriff's Lt. Dorothy Howard says the woman and her child, who suffers from Down's Syndrome, are hospitalized in critical but stable ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    NYPD Officer Shoot, Wound Teen Who Fired At Them During Foot Pursuit

    NYPD Officer Shoot, Wound Teen Who Fired At Them During Foot Pursuit
    NEW YORK - NYPD cops shot and wounded a teenager after he wheeled and fired at them during a foot chase on an East Harlem street early Sunday, police said. Matthew Melendez, 18, was hit three times in the upper torso and arm, police said. He was in stable condition at Harlem Hospital early Sunday night. Four plainclothes officers from the ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Facebook Message Led to Arrests in Child's Death

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Authorities say a Facebook message led them to a couple who had custody of a girl whose body was recently found in the crawl space of a vacant Colorado home. Hanif Sims and his girlfriend, Monique Lynch, both 29, were arrested Wednesday in Henderson, Nev. El Paso County investigators had been looking for the couple since the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    50 Officers Gave Chase in Phoenix Officer Killing

    50 Officers Gave Chase in Phoenix Officer Killing
    GILBERT, Ariz. -- Two men suspected in the fatal shooting of a policeman led dozens of Arizona law officers on a 50-mile midnight chase, but couldn't shake pursuers despite firing bullets and spreading debris, officials said. The suspects tossed out wrenches, other tools and an air compressor tank during the chase around midnight Thursday, police said. A half-dozen police cruisers were ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    Fleeing Suspect Hitches 'Getaway' Ride With Police Chief

    Fleeing Suspect Hitches 'Getaway' Ride With Police Chief
    BOSTON - A no-luck suspect who had just taken a beating when he tried to steal a farmer’s truck might have thought things were looking up early Wednesday morning when he finally caught a ride to get the heck away from the scene of the crime, cops said. “He said, ‘You look familiar,’ and my response was, ‘I should look familiar, ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Supreme Court Overturns Ruling that Nullified Death Penalty for Cop Killer

    Supreme Court Overturns Ruling that Nullified Death Penalty for Cop Killer
    Philadelphia - The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a ruling that had set aside the death sentence of Mumia Abu-Jamal, convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer in the 1980s in a racially tinged case that has made the former Black Panther an international cause celebre. The justices ordered the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia to revisit ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    Son of Fallen Deputy Sworn In; Jail Renamed In Father's Honor

    Son of Fallen Deputy Sworn In; Jail Renamed In Father's Honor
    ALEXANDRIA, VA - With bagpipes playing and tears flowing, Zita Truesdale Noyes steps out into the sunlight and travels back thirty years to a winter day in 1981. It was the day her husband, William, became the only sworn member of the Alexandria Sheriff's Office ever killed in the line of duty. Their son, Kevin, is 30-years-old now. At the time ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Impersonator Flags Down Cops to Complain Victim Didn't Obey Orders

    Impersonator Flags Down Cops to Complain Victim Didn't Obey Orders
    CHICAGO - A South Side man faces federal felony charges after he allegedly pulled a gun on a Chicago motorist while impersonating a police officer. Dashonne T. Creamer, 32, appeared in Cook County Court for a bond hearing Tuesday. Prosecutors said he flagged down two real police officers Sunday afternoon to complain that the motorist disobeyed his attempts to direct traffic ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +25
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