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    Human Services Police Chief Charged For Falsifying Timesheets

    TRENTON, NJ — A high-ranking official with the Department of Human Services police force was arrested today and charged with faking time sheets and misusing police databases, state authorities announced. The officer, Capt. Brian Brady, claimed to be working when instead he was on personal trips, where he used his state vehicle and state-issued E-ZPass transponder, authorities said. They also said ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Police Marksman Takes Out Murderous Gunman

    Police Marksman Takes Out Murderous Gunman
    STATEN ISLAND, NY - A gunman opened fire on his business partners inside their Staten Island home Tuesday - killing one and wounding the other before cops shot him dead, police said. Ilya Iglanov, 48, rang the doorbell before being let into the married couple's Huguenot home on Collyer Ave. about 12:30 p.m., police said. Iglanov - a business associate of ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +22
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    911 Call Captures Fatal Shot, Voice Of Killer

    911 Call Captures Fatal Shot, Voice Of Killer
    CENTREVILLE, VA - The home invaders who fatally shot a heroic handyman as he defended a Centreville family last year were hiding in the garage of the mansion for about 30 minutes before the victim spotted them, Fairfax County police said Tuesday. Police think four people were involved in the plot to break into the 9,000-square-foot house of a local business ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    Man Charged in Booby-Trapped Home Arrest

    MATAMORAS, Pa. - Police say a man threatening to harm himself had booby-trapped an entrance to his Pennsylvania home with a handgun. Eastern Pike Regional Police say 46-year-old William Holley was heavily armed when police were called to his Matamoras home last week. The Pocono Record of Stroudsburg reports police heard a gunshot from inside the home and attempted to enter ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    Police Dogs Trace Scent Despite Change of Clothes

    Lexington, Ky. -- A man's quick change of clothing didn't fool police dogs sniffing out the person trying to break into cars early Monday. Police charged Corey Kennedy, 34, about 1:30 a.m. with fleeing and evading police, resisting arrest and two counts of failure to appear in court on an unrelated case. Officers investigating car break-ins saw Kennedy pulling on car-door ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Police Wound Man Who Drew Gun On Detectives

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville police have wounded a man who pulled a gun on detectives who were executing a search warrant. Deputy Police Chief Vince Robison told The Courier-Journal the man was taken to University Hospital in serious condition after the shooting Monday night. His identity was not immediately released. No officers were injured. Robison says the 22-year-old man refused orders ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +12
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    Cheese Lands Man In Jail After False Positive Test for Cocaine

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — An enzyme found in cheese triggered false drug test results that led North Carolina deputies to think a man with 91 pounds of tortilla dough was actually carrying that much cocaine, the sheriff said. Antonio Hernandez spent four days in an Asheville jail this month before tests by a state lab showed he was carrying food, not drugs. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    NH Police Seek Cuffed Man Who Escaped Cruiser

    ROCHESTER, N.H.—Police in the New Hampshire city of Rochester are searching for a handcuffed man who escaped custody by climbing through the back window of a police cruiser. Police say 27-year-old Michael Mendoza had been taken into custody Friday on suspected drug charges and for violating probation. Mendoza was feet from the secured entrance to the police station when he managed ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Rick Springfield to Sheriff: I Will Kill You And Your Family

    Rick Springfield to Sheriff: I Will Kill You And Your Family
    MALIBU, CA - Rick Springfield, the man best known for “Jessie’s Girl,” was reportedly arrested for drunken driving earlier this month in California. Celebrity gossip website TMZ reported Monday that Springfield, who drove a 1963 Corvette on Pacific Coast Highway, yelled to an arresting deputy, “If you tow my car I will f**king kill you and your family.” The point was ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -24
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    Cops: Shop Owner Sold Them Kits for Crack Pipes

    A Chinatown shopkeeper who complained to cops she has kids to support will answer today to charges she offered bargain hunters too much bang for their buck by selling crack-pipe kits disguised as cheap flower vases. Boston police said that Phuong Quach, 50, of Dorchester told them: "I been selling the crack pipes for a long time, on and off," explaining ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Court Sides with Police in Warrantless Search

    Court Sides with Police in Warrantless Search
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a Kentucky man who was arrested after police burst into his apartment without a search warrant because they smelled marijuana and feared he was trying to get rid of incriminating evidence. Voting 8-1, the justices reversed a Kentucky Supreme Court ruling that threw out the evidence gathered when officers entered Hollis King's ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +22
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    Armed 81-Year-Old Charged After Struggle With Police

    CAMDENTON, Mo. | An 81-year-old Camdenton man is facing several charges after an altercation with police after he walked away from a Morgan County care facility. The Camden County Sheriff's Office says the man was armed with a gun when deputies found him at a home west of Camdenton on Saturday. He was taken into custody immediately, but fired one shot ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Man Fakes Wife's Death For Employment Payout

    Man Fakes Wife's Death For Employment Payout
    GREENVILLE, NH - A heartless husband desperate for cash allegedly came up with a get-rich-quick scheme by telling his employer that his wife had died. But Scott Wellington's alleged scam was exposed after a sympathy card sent by his bosses was opened - by his perfectly healthy wife. Wellington, 31, from Greenville, New Hampshire, is claimed to have duped his company ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Vatican to Bishops: Report Sex Abuse to Police

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has told bishops around the world to cooperate with police in reporting priests who rape and molest children and to develop guidelines for preventing abuse by May 2012. But the suggestions in the letter Monday from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith are vague and non-binding and fall short of recommending the tough ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Boy, 12, Shot By Twin Brother Is In Stable Condition

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State police say a 12-year-old central Pennsylvania boy shot by his twin brother as they were playing with guns is now in stable condition. They say the twins were alone in the East Hanover Township home on Saturday evening and apparently playing with a .45-caliber semi-automatic pistol and a .357 magnum revolver. Police say the .45 caliber ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    'Detective X' Takes Down Brooklyn Gun Dealer

    The undercover officer who fatally shot a Brooklyn gun dealer this week is a hero detective and Liberty Award Medal finalist in the Finest category. The 33-year-old officer, called as Detective X to guard his ID, was nominated last year for getting 153 illegal guns off Brooklyn streets. Wednesday night, he went to Bushwick carrying $4,200 to buy six handguns from ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +23
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    Drug Sting, Police Chase Ends in Crash

    Drug Sting, Police Chase Ends in Crash
    St. Paul, Minn. -- A suspected drug dealer crashed his car and sent two people to the hospital Thursday morning while fleeing an undercover police sting in St. Paul's North End neighborhood. St. Paul police spokesman Andy Skoogman said plainclothes officers were conducting a controlled drug buy at Rice Street and Maryland Avenue about 11:15 a.m. Officers arrested two suspects at ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Mother Killed in Murder-for-Hire Arranged By Son ‎

    DETROIT - Police say a 25-year-old Detroit man hired someone to kill his mother, who was fatally shot as she left her apartment complex one morning last month. [photo:602766] Detroit Police Chief Ralph Godbee Jr. announced at a news conference today that Edward Hicks is expected to be arraigned soon on charges of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, solicitation to ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    DNA Hit Leads Police to Sexual Predator

    SANTA CRUZ - An 18-year-old man suspected of beating and sexually assaulting a woman as she walked home from a party in October was arrested Thursday near his home in Watsonville thanks to a DNA hit from a previous crime, according to Santa Cruz police. Octavio Castillo of Watsonville was arrested on multiple felonies including sodomy, kidnapping and battery with serious ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    Officials Announce Break In 1999 Cold Case

    WASHINGTON — District of Columbia police plan to announce a major break in a cold case death from 1999 that they once believed to be a suicide. Police are expected to reclassify the death of INS lawyer Joyce Chiang as a homicide. Chiang disappeared in January 1999 and her body was found on the banks of the Potomac a few months ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +6
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