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    Balloon Boy Parents Get Jail Time for Hoax

    Balloon Boy Parents Get Jail Time for Hoax
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The parents who carried out the balloon boy hoax were sentenced to jail Wednesday and given strict probation conditions that forbid them from earning any money from the spectacle for four years. Richard Heene was sentenced to 90 days in jail, including 60 days of work release that will let him pursue his job as a construction ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +49
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    Police Shoot Concrete Alligator

    A police officer in Independence, Mo., who thought he was killing an alligator on the loose, discovered he had shot a life-size concrete lawn ornament. The police department ended up apologizing to Rick Sheridan, the cement gator's owner, WDAF-TV, Kansas City, reported. Sheridan said he heard gunfire as he worked in his garage last weekend and went out to investigate, discovering ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +49
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    Fla. Judge Orders Woman to Wear Sign Outside Police Station

    Fla. Judge Orders Woman to Wear Sign Outside Police Station
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- An Orlando police officer wanted a unique punishment for the 24-year-old Alabama woman who pushed her palm to his face. Something to bring awareness to the problem. And what better way than advertising? Alexandra Espinosa-Amaya wore a sign reading "I battered a police officer. I was wrong. I apologize." for four hours Tuesday outside the police station. It ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +48
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    LEO Stages Fake Arrest of Daughter's Would-Be Romeo

    LEO Stages Fake Arrest of Daughter's Would-Be Romeo
    SAN JOSE, CA - Most fathers would have taken him aside for a quiet chat. But when one police officer found out a 15-year-old boy had slept with his 14-year-old step-daughter, he took things a little bit further. The unnamed California motorcycle cop went round to the youth’s house in uniform and staged a fake arrest, claiming that he was being ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +48
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    Officers Return to Duty After Dashcam Video Released

    Officers Return to Duty After Dashcam Video Released
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Two West Lafayette police officers who shot a man armed with a pellet gun March 18 will return to street duty today, Police Chief Jason Dombkowski said Monday. At a morning press conference, Dombkowski announced an internal shooting review board found that Officers Michael Max and Mark Ridge acted within department policy when they shot Eric W. Tendam, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +48
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    Man Finds $45K; Returns It to Rightful Owners

    Man Finds $45K; Returns It to Rightful Owners
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - When Josh Ferrin closed on his family's first home, he never thought he'd make the discovery of a lifetime _ then give it back. Ferrin picked up the keys earlier this week and decided to check out the house in the Salt Lake City suburb of Bountiful. He was excited to finally have a place his ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +48
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    7-Year-Old Boy Injured While Shielding Two Younger Kids From Dog Attack

    7-Year-Old Boy Injured While Shielding Two Younger Kids From Dog Attack
    HOMESTEAD, FL - A 7-year-old boy was recovering from severe wounds after he shielded two younger boys from an angry dog Thursday night in Homestead and suffered the brunt of the dog’s attack himself, according to police. Shortly before 7 p.m., the dog escaped from a business in the 100 block of Northwest Ninth Avenue, police spokesman Detective Fernando Morales said. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +46
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    LA County Deputy Kills Driver Who Rammed Him

    LA County Deputy Kills Driver Who Rammed Him
    LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who rammed the lawman with a car as officers in Studio City were detaining another man who was seen casing vehicles belonging to members of a police task force, officials said Friday. The deputy was treated at a hospital for cuts and bruises after being struck by ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +46
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    L.E. Forest Ranger Hailed as Hero for Fugitive Capture

    L.E. Forest Ranger Hailed as Hero for Fugitive Capture
    PHOENIX — After nearly three weeks on the run, an escaped state prison inmate and his fiancee who were targets of an intense nationwide manhunt were captured Thursday at an Arizona campground after an alert forest ranger spotted the suspicious couple, along with their stolen vehicle hidden in the trees. John McCluskey, 45, and Casslyn Welch, 44, who also is the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +46
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    Officer Kills Man Who Pinned Him To the Ground

    Officer Kills Man Who Pinned Him To the Ground
    SALISBURY, NC - A Salisbury police officer shot and killed a man who pinned the officer to the ground when he attempted to arrest him, authorities said Saturday. It was the second time an officer in the city has been involved in a fatal shooting in less than a month. Police responded to a home at 319 Vance Ave. just before ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +46
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    Officer Acquitted of Murder in Drunk Driver's Death

    Officer Acquitted of Murder in Drunk Driver's Death
    EVERETT, Wa. — Everett police Officer Troy Meade was found not guilty Monday of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a drunken man in a car last summer. A six-man, six-woman Snohomish County jury had deliberated for roughly five hours since Friday before reaching its decision. Meade didn't react when the first "not guilty" verdict was announced, ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +46
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    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes

    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes
    A Michigan weapons company is under fire for branding thousands of rifle scopes used by U.S. soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan with passages from the Bible. U.S. military rules prohibit any service member from proselytizing while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, which are primarily Muslim nations. Trijicon, a sighting manufacturer based in Wixom, Mich., has several multimillion-dollar contracts with ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +46
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    Domestic Violence Suspect Strangles Police K9; K9 Bites Back

    Domestic Violence Suspect Strangles Police K9; K9 Bites Back
    BOISE, Idaho -- Boise police are accusing a Washington man of trying to strangle a woman and a police dog responding to a domestic violence call. Thirty-four-year-old Michael R. Gillespie, of Tacoma, Wash., is being held in the Ada County Jail and facing numerous charges stemming from Monday's confrontation. Police accuse Gillespie of attempting to strangle a woman, then fleeing the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +45
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    100 Officers Circle, Capture Virginia Killer

    100 Officers Circle, Capture Virginia Killer
    APPOMATTOX, Va. - Virginia State Police said Wednesday morning that a suspect in the shooting deaths of eight people at a rural home had surrendered without incident. Sgt. Thomas Molnar said 39-year-old Christopher Speight approached officers at the crime scene and turned himself in. Molnar said Speight was being taken to an undisclosed location to be interviewed. Charges are pending.Related: Photo ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +45
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    City Hopes Police K9 Can Stay With Family of Fallen St. Petesburg Officer

    City Hopes Police K9 Can Stay With Family of Fallen St. Petesburg Officer
    ST. PETERSBURG — The four-legged partners of canine police officers are more than that. Police dogs train, work and live with their officers. The dog becomes a member of the officer's own family. So it was with Ace, the partner of slain St. Petersburg Officer Jeffrey A. Yaslowitz. The officer is survived by his wife, Lorraine, 40, and their children: Caleb, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Former Detroit Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

    Former Detroit Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Robber
    DETROIT - A former Detroit police officer -- who was acquitted in 2004 of federal civil rights violations -- shot and killed a man on Detroit's east side Wednesday morning during a robbery near his home, police said. Matthew Zani was questioned by investigators about the shooting, his lawyer Frank Eaman said Wednesday. The incident, which happened about 1:10 a.m. near ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Another Win for Arpaio: Immigration Activists Lose Court Battle

    Another Win for Arpaio: Immigration Activists Lose Court Battle
    PHOENIX, AZ - After several months under consideration, Federal Judge Susan Bolton this week ruled in favor of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the County Attorney’s Office in a hotly contested matter about whether illegal immigrants, who were arrested on felony charges, should be able to post bond and get out of jail. In 2006, Arizona voters approved Proposition 100 ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Chuck Norris Made Honorary Ranger + Chuck Norrisisms

    Chuck Norris Made Honorary Ranger + Chuck Norrisisms
    GARLAND, TX - In a perfect world, this afternoon's ceremony would include Chuck Norris delivering a signature roundhouse kick to a bad guy attacking Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Reality, however, is likely to be more sedate when the governor makes the star of Walker, Texas Ranger an honorary Texas Ranger. The ceremony is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the Texas Rangers ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV

    Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV
    Ford is betting that its all-new police SUV -- images of which are being released today for the first time -- will help it retain its dominance of the police car segment even as General Motors and Chrysler are launching their own new police cars. Ford's new Police Interceptor SUV is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 280 horsepower. It ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +44
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    Family Dog Finds, Protects Missing Toddler Until Help Arrives

    Family Dog Finds, Protects Missing Toddler Until Help Arrives
    ELGIN, SC - When two year-old Tyler Jacobson went missing for 12 hours in bitterly cold temperatures - there was one best friend he could count on. In this case, however, his faithful companion had four legs and a very waggy tail. Police found the toddler being guarded by the family Labrador after he wandered out the back door of his ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +43
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