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    Police: FL Man Killed After Confronting Car Burglers

    PINELLAS PARK, Fla. -- Authorities say a Florida Gulf Coast man is dead after confronting several suspects who were breaking into cars outside his apartment building. Pinellas Park police say the 58-year-old man called 911 early Thursday to report that he had been attacked by the suspects and was bleeding profusely. The man, who has not been identified, suffered multiple stab ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -9
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    Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Seattle Officer

    Memorial Dedicated to Fallen Seattle Officer
    SEATTLE - It used to be that 29th Avenue and East Yesler Way was just another ordinary corner in the Leschi neighborhood. In a split second last Halloween, it became a place of tragedy, of bad memories and pain. Sunday afternoon, it was a place for coming together. Several hundred people turned out for the dedication of a memorial to Seattle ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    CA Police Ask for Public's Help in Solving Slayings

    SAN FRANCISCO - Police are offering a $25,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for gunning down two people in the past month. In the most recent shooting, which occurred May 4, 15-year-old Jose Manuel Lopez was shot dead while walking with a friend. South San Francisco police Detective Ken Chetcuti said investigators ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Messages Sent to Rival Lead to Charges Against Officer

    A St. Paul police officer has been charged with harassment and unauthorized computer access after she allegedly sent taunting, sexually explicit messages to a romantic rival. Jessica Elizabeth Phillips, 28, left voice mail and sent text messages and e-mails to a victim identified as K.T. between May 2008 and September 2009, according to a criminal complaint filed late Tuesday in Ramsey ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -4
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    Border Patrol Plans to Pave Nature Trail Causing Backlash

    The U.S. BOrder Patrol's plan to pave over the Paseo Del Indio Trail at Laredo Community College has sparked a fighting from local environmentalists. Other Top News: Chief Speaks Out Against Paid Gym Time for Officers FBI Broke Law For Years in Phone Record Searches Man Dies After Tussling With County Police, Taser Used Video: Ohio cop who survived quake in ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Toronto Police Fire Tear Gas Fired in Downtown Rampage

    Toronto Police Fire Tear Gas Fired in Downtown Rampage
    TORONTO - A breakaway group of violent protesters blazed a trail of destruction through downtown Toronto Saturday, leaving windows smashed, stores looted and left police cruisers in flames. In what seemed a carefully choreographed breakout, about 70 black-clad protesters ran amok through mostly deserted streets, largely eluding the $1-billion security operation centred on the Metro Convention Centre. The rampage was so ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    FBI: DC Schools Evacuated After Receiving Suspicious Letters

    FBI: DC Schools Evacuated After Receiving Suspicious Letters
    WASHINGTON -- Nearly 30 letters that contained a white, powdery substance delivered to District of Columbia schools on Thursday are similar to those mailed to schools elsewhere in the U.S. over the last several weeks, the FBI said. Preliminary testing by hazardous materials crews found the powder in the letters received in the district was not harmful, two law enforcement officials ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Armed, Masked Man Steels $367 From Bingo Game

    Caledonia - Police continued their search Sunday for two robbers who stole $367.50 from a bingo game at the Racine Elks Lodge in Caledonia and for the driver who helped them escape. [widget:news__off_beat] The armed and masked robbers first encountered a 69-year-old Caledonia man Saturday as he was leaving the hall at 5844 Douglas Ave., forced him on the ground and ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -6
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    Police Recover Religious Relic Stolen from Church

    BOSTON - The man on the phone had a crazy story, something about a religious artifact stolen from a church in Boston. As Vermont State Trooper Steven Cuttita waited for him to come to the barracks, he started Googling. “It seemed a little far-fetched to me, but I had to check it out anyway,’’ Cuttita said in an interview yesterday. Six ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Driver Plows Into Deputy's Car, Crashes Into House After Running Stop Sign

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Shelby County Sheriff's deputy's attempt to stop a driver for a traffic offense started a chain of events that included the suspect ramming a police cruiser and heavily damaging a house. A news release from the department said Deputy Richard Henderson tried to stop a driver after seeing his car run a stop sign Tuesday morning. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    $500 Tip Leads Police to $66 Million in Fake Bills

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysian police have arrested a Lebanese man allegedly carrying fake currency with a face value of $66 million after he tipped a hotel staff with a $500 note, an official said Friday. The largest U.S. note currently in wide circulation is a $100 bill. But police found bundles of $1 million, $100,000 and $500 notes in the ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Critically Injures Man

    An off-duty Philadelphia police officer shot and critically wounded a 23-year-old man in the city's East Frankford section Monday afternoon after, he said, he saw the man carrying a gun. The victim, whose name has not been released, was in critical condition Monday night at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus. The officer, whom police would not identify, told authorities he was helping a ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Kansas City Police Show Up for Health Insurance Debate In Full Force

    KANSAS CITY - Hundreds of Kansas City police officers packed the board room at police headquarters Thursday for a discussion about whether to merge their health insurance with the city’s plan. The officers — along with some police retirees and family members — showed up because they’re worried what a merger would mean for their health costs and benefits. City officials ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Wearing Nothing But Sneakers, Underwear Tasered

    BRIDGEPORT -- A man wearing nothing but sneakers and underwear was Tasered twice and arrested following an altercation with officers at around midnight Tuesday, police said. Police spokesman Tim Quinn said the incident took place at the intersection of Bunnell and Williston streets. Police believe the man was high on PCP at the time of the incident. Robert Frye, 30, of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Carnegie Heroes Name 19 Recipients

    Carnegie Heroes Name 19 Recipients
    Recipients of Carnegie Heroes Fund medals being awarded Thursday. Ages listed are how old each person was at the time of the event described: -Jeffrey R. Heimbach, 29, of Denville, N.J., pulled an 18-year-old man from a burning vehicle that crashed in Roxbury Township, N.J., on Sept. 23, 2008. -Garrett T. Townsend Jr., 58, of Detroit, drowned helping to save a ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    NJ Man Suspected of Shooting Officers Kills Self

    TRENTON, N.J. - A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty New Jersey correction officer and wounding another has committed suicide in a cemetery after being spotted by police. The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office says Ralph Johnson shot himself in the head at around 4 p.m. Wednesday and died later at a hospital. Prosecutors say the 60-year-old Johnson shot his ex-wife ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    LA On Track for Record-Low Number of Homicides

    LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday that the city is on pace to finish the year with fewer than 300 homicides, which would mark about a 75% decline in killings since the city’s peak in the early 1990s, reaching a low not seen in several decades. To date this year, 216 people have been killed at ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +7
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    Sheriff Has Questions About Sobriety Program

    Sheriff John Walsh is trying to iron out details on how he will handle the state's newly adopted 24/7 Sobriety Program. The new law puts the sheriffs in each county in charge of managing the program. The law requires people accused of more than one DUI offense to take a breath test for alcohol consumption twice a day while they are ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Severed Finger Leads Florida Police to Suspected Arsonist

    TITUSVILLE, Fla. -- A piece of a severed finger inside a glove led police to a suspected arsonist. Investigators found the finger near the door of a burning home along North Dixie Highway on Friday night. They checked local hospitals and found that 24-year-old Ismael Ortiz had been treated for a similar injury. Ortiz was arrested and charged with arson of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Man With Grudge Busted by Surveillance Photos

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -A Port St. Lucie man who stole a delivery driver's keys to get back at him over a grudge has been arrested on felony burglary charges. Matthew Everett Gray allegedly admitted swiping the keys of a Pepsi-Cola service truck because he wanted the driver to get in trouble at work. The keys unlocked some 20 vending machines. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -1
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