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    Police Commander Arrested On Battery Charge

    CHARLESTOWN, Ind.— State police say a top commander in a southern Indiana sheriff's department has been arrested on domestic battery charges after his wife reported being beaten by him. Troopers arrested Lt. Col. John Shelton of the Clark County Sheriff's Department at his home in Charlestown early Sunday. Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden tells the Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., (http://bit.ly/qL4ULJ ) ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -101
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    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective

    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective
    MIAMI - When two gunmen tried to rob a New York City detective vacationing in Miami Beach last weekend, he fought back hard. The veteran of 27 years on the force opened fire, wounding both attackers who accosted him and also shot him in the courtyard of a hotel on Collins Avenue. Those details of the events during Saturday’s attempted hold-up ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +56
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    Police: Arrest of Soldier Foiled "Terror Plot"

    Police: Arrest of Soldier Foiled "Terror Plot"
    An AWOL soldier was arrested in Texas near Fort Hood after authorities found potential bomb-making materials and at least one gun in the suspect's motel room, a federal law enforcement official said. Pfc. Naser Abdo, 21, told investigators he was planning to attack fellow soldiers near the military post, where an Army psychiatrist was charged two years earlier in the slayings ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +18
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    Has the Zodiac Killer's Cipher Been Cracked?

    Has the Zodiac Killer's Cipher Been Cracked?
    A Massachusetts man says he has solved something that has boggled authorities for 40 years - the writings of a notorious murderer. Known as the Zodiac Killer, the unknown subject killed at least seven people and terrorized California’s Bay Area in the late 60s. The high-profile crimes were made more mysterious by the cryptic writings the killer sent to local newspapers. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Miami Officers Arrest Two Brothers After They Attacked Pilot

    MIAMI — Police say two brothers were arrested at Miami International Airport after attacking a pilot who kicked them off his plane. According to an arrest affidavit, Jonathan and Luis Baez were aboard an American Airlines flight bound for San Francisco. Police say that while the plane taxied out Wednesday night, a flight attendant noticed that Jonathan Baez had not buckled ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    California Standoff Ends In Record $3 Million Heroin Bust

    California Standoff Ends In Record $3 Million Heroin Bust
    San Bernardino, CA (AP) -- Police have found $3 million worth of heroin inside a San Bernardino home where a man was barricaded after firing a weapon in his front yard. Investigators say a neighbor called police Monday night because 33-year-old Frank Javier Cardona was firing a weapon in his front yard. Cardona went inside the house by the time officers ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +14
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    Thief Robs Bakery With AIDS-Filled Syringe

    Thief Robs Bakery With AIDS-Filled Syringe
    Police are searching for a man they say robbed a cupcake store armed with a syringe which he said was filled with 'AIDS-infected blood'. The robbery happened at Gigi’s Cupcakes in Denver after a man who had been pan-handling outside moments before entered and told the clerk he would 'stick' a customer with the needle if she didn't open the cash ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -22
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    US Teen Gets Mexican Jail Time for Brutal Cartel Assassinations

    US Teen Gets Mexican Jail Time for Brutal Cartel Assassinations
    CUERNAVACA, Mexico - After he was seen on video calmly explaining how he tortured and beheaded at least four people, an American-born teen nicknamed "El Ponchis" was sentenced Tuesday in a Mexican court on kidnapping and murder charges. The San Diego-born 14-year-old, whose real name is Edgar Jimenez Lugo, received three years in a juvenile prison - the maximum allowed under ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Former-Officer Indicted On 12 Counts

    Former-Officer Indicted On 12 Counts
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - A Mount Rainier police officer was indicted Tuesday by a Prince George’s County grand jury on attempted murder and sex-offense charges after a July 2 shooting in Capitol Heights, the state’s attorney’s office said. The officer, who was off-duty at the time, maintained that he had been carjacked. A 12-count indictment alleges that Gene Gillette, 27, shot ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -30
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    Police: US Olympic Medalist Takes Own Life

    Police: US Olympic Medalist Takes Own Life
    SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Jeret "Speedy" Peterson, the high-flying freestyle skier whose silver medal at the Vancouver Olympics represented a triumph over the demons of his past, has died. Officials said the 29-year-old Park City resident shot himself in the head in Lambs Canyon, east of Salt Lake City. His body was discovered outside his car just off Interstate 80 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Multiple Gunmen Target CA Officer

    Multiple Gunmen Target CA Officer
    MORAGA, CA -- An East Bay Regional Park District police officer had to be rescued Monday after he was shot at by multiple people while on patrol in a rugged area of park lands near Moraga and Canyon, police said. The officer called dispatch about 7 p.m. asking for help after he said he was fired upon by assailants with automatic ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -25
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    Patient Kills Psychiatrist In Bizzare Murder-Suicide

    MCLEAN, VA - The two psychiatrists were having lunch Thursday when Mark Lawrence, who’d been practicing for 40 years in McLean, confided that he was particularly concerned about one of his patients. The woman was getting paranoid, Lawrence told Melvin Stern, one of his closest friends and colleagues. And she had begun blaming all her problems on Lawrence, her 71-year-old psychiatrist. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman

    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman
    MIAMI - A New York City police detective critically wounded in a bizarre weekend shooting in Miami Beach is improving, authorities said Monday. Detective Harold Thomas, 48, was in a medically induced coma on Sunday, following several operations to stop internal bleeding. Miami Beach police Detective Juan Sanchez said detectives have been unable to speak with Thomas to find out exactly ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    Police Pursuit Ends In Fatal Bridge Jump

    WEST BOYLSTON, MA - A ski industry writer from Princeton jumped to his death from the Quinapoxet Bridge yesterday after leading police on an early-morning, 3-mile pursuit. Roger A. Leo, 64, died after jumping headfirst off the Interstate 190 bridge to a rocky embankment 47 feet below. Leo’s death came after Princeton police responded to a 911 call at 12:15 a.m. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Serial Butt Stabber Loose In D.C. Metro Area

    Serial Butt Stabber Loose In D.C. Metro Area
    FAIRFAX, VA - A woman was slashed and cut in a Fairfax County shopping mall Monday evening in what may be the latest of a series of similar incidents, Fairfax County police said. The woman, whose wound was not considered life-threatening, was cut about 5:30 p.m. in a store that caters to young women in the Fair Oaks Mall, said police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -15
  • -22

    Boy Shot 8 Times By Police After Possessing BB Gun

    Boy Shot 8 Times By Police After Possessing BB Gun
    CHICAGO - Chicago police late Monday shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy who one official said was holding a BB gun, the second police-involved shooting of the night. No officers were injured in the roughly 11 p.m. shooting in the 1000 block of North Kedvale Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. His parents identified ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -22
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    Balitmore Police Still Seeking Missing Infant

    Balitmore Police Still Seeking Missing Infant
    UPDATE: Baltimore police are headed to Washington to investigate a possible sighting of the child. BALTIMORE - More than 70 people gathered Sunday evening on an Edmondson Village street corner, rallying for the safe return of an infant who disappeared Friday with the teenager who had been left to watch him briefly. Pastors and relatives surrounded Whitney McGee, the mother of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -7
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    Bond Denied for Parolee Accused Of Shooting Two Officers

    CHICAGO - A parolee accused of wounding two Chicago police officers in a shootout in a West Side alley was ordered held without bond Thursday. [photo:608738] Daniel Jones, 27, is charged with two counts of attempted murder in the shootings of Harrison District Officers Ruben Del Valle and Jeffrey Friedlieb, both 29, after they tried to question him about a suspected ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Shooter Arrested After Injuring Seven At Popular Nightclub

    COVINGTON, WA - A Covington man fired shots into a crowd at a popular nightclub at the Muckleshoot Casino early Sunday morning, seriously injuring two victims and wounding five others, Auburn police reported. The shooting suspect, a 42-year-old man, was arrested and booked Sunday into the King County Jail for investigation of attempted homicide for shooting his estranged wife, her male ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    Norway Terror Suspect To Be Arraigned In Closed Court

    Norway Terror Suspect To Be Arraigned In Closed Court
    OSLO, Norway — An Oslo district court judge decided Monday to hold the arraignment for the suspect in the twin attacks in Norway behind closed doors, denying him an opportunity to air his anti-Muslim views to the public. The decision was announced to throngs of reporters waiting outside the court for their first glimpse of Anders Behring Breivik since Friday’s bombing ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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