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    Deputies Search Trunk, Find $45M Worth of Drugs

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies have uncovered a multimillion-dollar haul of marijuana and other drugs in the back of a big rig. The sheriff's department said Thursday that deputies pulled over a tractor-trailer for a traffic violation on Wednesday and noticed an overwhelming smell of marijuana. They found the trailer was filled with large cardboard containers on pallets holding ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    NY Robbery Suspect Fleeing Police Gets Struck by Train

    NY Robbery Suspect Fleeing Police Gets Struck by Train
    NEW YORK CITY - A knife-wielding robbery suspect tried to flee police in a lower Manhattan subway station by leaping onto a moving train - but ended up falling under its wheels, officials said. Bryan Feeley, 20, was trying to escape cops after he committed a knifepoint robbery on Reade St. at 1:40 a.m. Thursday, according to cops and transit officials. ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    Sheriff Joe's Workplace Raid Nets Seven Arrests

    Sheriff Joe's Workplace Raid Nets Seven Arrests
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Maricopa County sheriff's deputies Thursday made seven arrests on suspicion of identity theft at a rebar manufacturer in Phoenix near Sky Harbor International Airport. Nearly 30 deputies and investigators raided Great Western Erectors just after 4 p.m. Investigators searched for employment documentation and seized records relating to 28 suspected undocumented employees. MCSO personnel were questioning about 13 ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +30
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    Intern's Heroic Actions Credited For Saving Congresswoman's Life

    Intern's Heroic Actions Credited For Saving Congresswoman's Life
    TUCSON (AP/CBS) - In the chaotic seconds after the shooting erupted Saturday, a University of Arizona student who had just begun an internship in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' office sprang into action. Daniel Hernandez, 20, had trained as a certified nurse's assistant, and many credit his quick actions with saving the congresswoman's life when she was shot in the head. On "The ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +29
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    Hidden Hostage Aids Police In NC Bank Standoff

    Hidden Hostage Aids Police In NC Bank Standoff
    CARY, N.C. -- A hostage hiding in a North Carolina bank secretly helped police during a standoff with a teenager who was shot dead after slowly emerging from the building holding a gun to the head of one of his captives, authorities said. The gruesome final scene after three tense hours in the quiet suburban town played out live on television ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +29
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    Fallen Sheriff's Deputy Remembered by Thousands

    GREELEY, CO — Samuel Kent Brownlee fastidiously picked the peas out of his chicken potpie, harassed but protected his little brother, and had blushed and stammered when asked about his soon-to-be-wife, Heather. But what nearly 3,500 people heard most about the 43-year-old Brownlee at his memorial service Monday was that he wanted desperately to be a cop. "Sam was all about ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +29
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    Criminal Hides In Dumpster; Gets Compacted 8 Times

    Criminal Hides In Dumpster; Gets Compacted 8 Times
    ALLIANCE, OH - A suspected shoplifter was injured Wednesday morning when he jumped into a trash bin and ended up getting compacted in a garbage truck. James Michael Brienzo, 37, of Barberton, was taken by medical helicopter to a Cleveland hospital after he was freed from the compacted garbage, said Lt. Bill Morris of the Alliance Police Department. ''It was mostly ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +29
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    Inmates Attack Dad Suspected of Trying to Sell Baby

    Inmates Attack Dad Suspected of Trying to Sell Baby
    MONTEREY — Two Salinas parents were arraigned Friday under heightened security after the father was attacked by jail inmates when they heard he was charged with attempting to sell their 8-month-old daughter. Patrick Alan Fousek, 38, and Samantha Tomasini, 20, are being held in segregated, lockdown cells at the Monterey County Jail, after the Thursday night attack. Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Richards ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +29
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    Putnam Co. Sheriff's Wife Gets Three Years for Theft

    Putnam Co. Sheriff's Wife Gets Three Years for Theft
    OTTAWA, Ohio - Saying her crime was tantamount to robbing a bank 86 times, visiting Judge Keith P. Muehlfeld sentenced the wife of Putnam County Sheriff James Beutler Tuesday to three years in prison for stealing more than $261,000 from the Ohio Farmers Union. Kathy Beutler, 47, of Columbus Grove broke down in tears as her sentence was read in a ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +29
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    Holocaust Museum Shooter Dies in Prison

    WASHINGTON - The 89-year-old man accused of a deadly shooting at Washington's Holocaust museum died Wednesday in a prison hospital. [widget:news__corrections] At Butner federal prison in North Carolina, spokeswoman Denise Simmons announced that James von Brunn died shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday. Von Brunn's lawyer, A.J. Kramer, called the death ''a sad end to a tragic situation,'' but declined further comment. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +29
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    It's Death for Convict In Horrific Petit Triple Murder Case

    It's Death for Convict In Horrific Petit Triple Murder Case
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man will be sentenced to death for a night of terror inside a suburban home in which a woman was strangled and her two daughters tied to their beds, doused in gasoline and left to die in a fire. A jury decided Monday that Steven Hayes should receive the death penalty. Jurors deliberated over ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +29
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    Elmo Delivers Beatdown After Unprovoked Attack

    Elmo Delivers Beatdown After Unprovoked Attack
    WINTER PARK, FL - Police in Winter Park said a man dressed as Elmo was attacked at a local music store on Saturday afternoon by a man who believed the Sesame Street character was a threat to him. According to Winter Park police Lt. Wayne Farrell, the man had been hired to wear the Elmo suit for an event at Winter ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +28
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    Wounded Officer Applauded Upon Leaving Hospital

    Wounded Officer Applauded Upon Leaving Hospital
    A Somerville police officer who was shot multiple times in a confrontation with a suspect earlier this month was greeted by a crowd of proud family members and fellow officers today as he was released from a Boston hospital. Mario Oliveira, 42, looked frail as he came out of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Warren Building in a wheelchair. Dozens of fellow ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +28
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    Police: Man Takes Down Robber with Arrow

    KELSO, Wash. -Kelso, Wash., police said a man used his compound bow to interrupt an apparent break-in at a nearby vacant home, wounding a fleeing man in the buttocks. [widget:news__washington] Police said the man grabbed his hunting bow late Sunday night and chased a suspected prowler for more than three blocks. When the fleeing man refused to stop, the bowhunter shot ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +28
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    Man Charged After Calling 911 Eighteen Times to Complain About Deputy

    MANATEE — Authorities say a Manatee man’s run of calling 911 with non-emergency issues ended Tuesday at 18 in two months, after he called 911 three times and made accusations about a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy, according to a sheriff’s report. Deputies arrested David G. Bouchard, 55, of Bradenton, on Tuesday on a charge of misuse of 911, after authorities ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +28
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    FL Officer's 1954 Death Finally Recognized

    FL Officer's 1954 Death Finally Recognized
    NAPLES, Fla. -- Some former and current police officers in southwest Florida are trying to get more recognition for an officer slain in 1954. Carl Strickland was the first black police officer in Naples. He was killed after breaking up a fight after just a month on the job. Until last week, he wasn't included in any memorial to fallen officers. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +28
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    Cellphone 'Pocket Dials' 911; NY Suspects Caught

    Cellphone 'Pocket Dials' 911; NY Suspects Caught
    CLAY, N.Y. (AP) - An ill-timed, inadvertent 911 call led police to three larceny suspects overheard planning break-ins in upstate New York. Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin Walsh says police already looking for a suspicious person got the unlikely assist when one of the men "pocket dialed" his cellphone's emergency number while driving near the scene of an earlier heist. As a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +28
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    Sheriff Joe to Critics: I Will 'Never' Resign

    Sheriff Joe to Critics: I Will 'Never' Resign
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Critics of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff on Wednesday called for his resignation and for the federal government to indict him and take control of his office amid allegations of corruption, racial profiling, and misspending. The call for action comes after a recent investigation revealed evidence of corruption among Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's top commanders, and emails ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +28
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    FBI, Seattle PD Join Manhunt in Alaska After Ambush

    FBI, Seattle PD Join Manhunt in Alaska After Ambush
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Anchorage Police Department is getting help with its investigation into the shooting of a police officer. Alaska State Troopers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Seattle Police Department and other agencies are all pitching in. [widget:news__fbi] Police believe 47-year-old Jason Allen was shot early Saturday because he is a police officer. He was sitting in his parked ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +28
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    In Last Week of 30-Year Career, Calif. Cop Saves a Life

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Less than a week until his retirement, San Jose police officer Darrell Cortez figured he would work his last few patrol shifts, already looking forward to continuing his work as state president of the Latino Peace Officers' Association and playing a few leisurely rounds at Los Lagos. But this morning, the 52-year-old officer found himself cutting down ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +28
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