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    Vamos, Jose! Sheriff Joe Sells Spanish Version of Famous Pink Underwear

    Vamos, Jose! Sheriff Joe Sells Spanish Version of Famous Pink Underwear
    MARICOPA COUNTY: Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who began forcing jail inmates to wear pink "Go, Joe" undergarb 17 years ago, offers a Spanish-language version that says, "Vamos, Jose!" The Arizona Republic reports that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America sells the new undergarb at a Phoenix Mexican restaurant. "It will raise more money to help at-risk youth, and it is ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    FL Jogger Won't Be Charged For Shooting, Killing Teen

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - A pistol-packing jogger in Florida won't be charged for shooting and killing a teenager who attacked him during a midnight run. Prosecutors said Tuesday they are convinced Thomas Baker acted in self defense when he fired eight shots at 18-year-old Carlos Mustelier near Tampa in November . Prosecutors say Florida's "stand-your-ground" law was a factor in their ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Police Seize Secret Sub Capable of Carrying 10 Tons of Cocaine

    Police Seize Secret Sub Capable of Carrying 10 Tons of Cocaine
    BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - Police in Ecuador seized a 100-foot submarine being built by suspected drug traffickers capable of carrying a crew of six and 10 tons of cocaine on underwater voyages lasting up to 10 days — a "game changer" for U.S. anti-drug and border security efforts, officials said Monday. A raid Friday by 120 police officers and soldiers netted the ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    Paper Carrier Helps Police Catch Car Burglars

    Paper Carrier Helps Police Catch Car Burglars
    ROCHESTER, Mich. - For one veteran newspaper carrier, it started out like any other early morning until Mike Thompson saw something suspicious in the snow. "I noticed footprints that were going to vehicles in driveways," he said. As Thompson kept delivering The Oakland Press through a Rochester neighborhood, he noticed "they were getting fresher, and as they started getting fresher, I ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Police: Officers Pull Suffocating Toddler from Father's Grasp

    Police: Officers Pull Suffocating Toddler from Father's Grasp
    FREDERICK, MD - A Frederick man remained hospitalized Saturday night under strict observation, 24 hours after police had to wrestle his toddler from his grasp to save the boy's life, according to the Frederick Police Department. "It was a very, very high-stress situation," Sgt. Earl Rocca said Saturday evening. "If it wasn't for the officers intervening, this child would have died." ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    NJ Debates Harsher Punishment For K9 Killers

    NJ Debates Harsher Punishment For K9 Killers
    TRENTON — People who intentionally kill police dogs or dogs involved in search and rescue operations may soon face stiffer penalties in New Jersey. The Assembly is set to consider legislation this week that would mandate minimum five-year prison terms — with no chance of parole — for such offenders, who would also face fines of up to $15,000. The current ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested

    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Fugitive South Boston mob boss and once the most wanted man in the world, James “Whitey” Bulger was arrested last night in southern California after 16 years on the lam and to the astonishment of many who held to the myth that he would forever evade capture. The 82-year-old gangster — wanted for his alleged role in 19 ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run

    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run
    WEST VALLEY CITY, UT - Two car chases, a totaled police cruiser and an extended foot pursuit of a naked woman through sagebrush finally ended with a Taser being used to subdue her. No, it was not a typical call for the West Valley Police Department. “A man was outside his vehicle on [State Road] 111 putting up home business signs ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +24
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    While Fleeing Police, Mans Jumped to His Death

    While Fleeing Police, Mans Jumped to His Death
    MINNEAPOLIS - A man running from police after a fight outside a nightclub jumped to his death from a downtown Minneapolis freeway overpass, police said. Just after 2 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to the Epic nightclub at 110 N. 5th St., after a fight started outside the club. When officers arrived, the man believed to have started the fight ran ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Daughter to Follow In Slain Officer's Footsteps

    Daughter to Follow In Slain Officer's Footsteps
    CHICAGO - Nine months after her father was gunned down in his police uniform outside his home July 18, an emotional Jada Bailey and her mother carefully retired his badge to the Superintendent’s Honored Police Star case at Chicago Police headquarters Tuesday morning. If the young woman gets her way, Michael Bailey’s star number 13970 will soon be replaced on Chicago’s ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Texas Cop Killer Set to be Executed Thursday

    GARLAND, TX - Kenneth Mosley, a 51-year-old Mesquite man who killed a Garland police officer in 1997, is scheduled to be the first person executed in Texas this year. Also Online [widget:news__become_a_cop] [widget366] The state Department of Criminal Justice said Monday that Mosley will be executed Thursday for the capital murder of Officer Michael "David" Moore. Mosley shot the 32-year-old officer ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +24
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    Respected Police Sergeant Skips Ranks to Become Police Chief

    Respected Police Sergeant Skips Ranks to Become Police Chief
    RAYNHAM, MA - A well-respected police sergeant has skipped the ranks of lieutenant and captain to secure the position of top cop in the Raynham Police Department, where he will encounter challenges usually found in far more urban settings. The Board of Selectmen on Dec. 21 appointed 42-year-old James Donovan, a 23-year-veteran of Raynham’s police force, to the position of police ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Oakland Police Fatally Shoot Two In Gang-Related Incident

    OAKLAND -- Friends and family are grieving the death of two men killed by Oakland police after a shootout Wednesday night on a narrow street in East Oakland. Officers fatally shot the two men during an unspecified operation by police and drug enforcement agents, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of Curran Avenue, between 35th ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Justice Dept: No Body Armor Policies, No Grants

    Justice Dept: No Body Armor Policies, No Grants
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is threatening to withhold millions of dollars in federal aid to local police departments unless they adopt policies that require uniformed officers to wear body armor. The requirement, which takes effect this month as local agencies apply for as much as $37 million in federal aid to purchase bullet-resistant vests, comes in the wake of a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Gang Member Found Guilty in Deputy's Slaying

    Gang Member Found Guilty in Deputy's Slaying
    SACRAMENTO, CA - A courtroom filled shoulder-to-shoulder with police officers and sheriff's deputies reacted in powerful silence Wednesday when a jury convicted a Sacramento street gang member of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a brother lawman. Outside the courtroom, some of their eyes were bloodshot, their grief not erased much by the guilty verdict returned against Jimmy Siackasorn in ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +24
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    Man Pleads Guilty to Sickening Assault on Cop

    Man Pleads Guilty to Sickening Assault on Cop
    PHILADELPHIA -- A 21-year-old New Jersey man pleaded guilty Tuesday to vomiting on another spectator and his 11-year-old daughter in the stands during a Philadelphia Phillies game. CHERRY HILL, NJ - Matthew Clemmens, of Cherry Hill, N.J., pleaded guilty to one count each of simple assault, disorderly conduct and harassment for his conduct during an April 14 Phillies-Nationals game at Citizens ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +24
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    DA: Deputies' Fatal Gunfire Was Self-Defense

    DA: Deputies' Fatal Gunfire Was Self-Defense
    PARDEEVILLE, Wis. — Columbia County prosecutors will not charge two sheriff's deputies who shot and killed a Cambridge man last month. District attorney Jane Kohlwey says a report from the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation concludes that the deputies fired in self-defense. Authorities received a call Nov. 14 saying 51-year-old Kelly J. Bishell was threatening to kill himself and his dog. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Ga. Police Upgrade to .40-Caliber Sidearms to Counter Criminals

    Ga. Police Upgrade to .40-Caliber Sidearms to Counter Criminals
    DeKALB, Ga. — Gangs and drug traffickers have ditched their pistols for assault rifles and other military-style firearms, leaving police outgunned. To beef up its arsenal, the DeKalb County Police Department is trading in its 9 mm handguns for .40-caliber weapons, which are more effective. Last week, the County Commission approved the purchase of 1,200 Smith & Wesson .40-caliber handguns to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +23
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    Officials Use NFL-Styled Van to Serve Warrants

    CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Two constables in western Pennsylvania decided driving around in a car resembling a police cruiser was preventing them from serving warrants. So, they decided to go black and gold. Constables Hubie Coleman and Albert Younkin used a van decorated in Steelers colors and the team logo. Coleman says they drove up to houses and honked the horn. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +23
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    TX Police Shoot, Kill Charging Bull on Interstate

    TX Police Shoot, Kill Charging Bull on Interstate
    ARLINGTON, TX - Arlington police shot and killed a bull that found its way onto Interstate 30 on Saturday evening, brought traffic to a standstill and menaced animal control workers and others at the scene. Police shut down westbound traffic at Eastchase Parkway about 7 p.m. because of the bull, which had begun charging cars, police said. "I'm told that this ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +23
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