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    Police Shoot, Critically Wound Car Thief

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Salt Lake City police officer shot and critically wounded a car thief early Sunday after the man had rammed another officer’s car. Police were called at 3:35 a.m. to respond to a hit-and-run at 500 West and 400 South. Officers located the vehicle, which was stolen, at the front entrance of a trailer court at 1594 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Residents Stunned At Shooting In Quiet Suburbia

    FAIRFIELD -- Residents of a normally quiet, upscale neighborhood were stunned Saturday afternoon as they watched police officers wearing tactical gear and with weapons drawn storm a home where four people had just been shot. Three of the people -- including the suspected gunman -- died of their wounds. The fourth was taken to a hospital for treatment. Their identities were ...
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    Police: Pizza Parlor Also Delivers Cocaine

    Police: Pizza Parlor Also Delivers Cocaine
    LAKE COUNTY, IL - Customers in the know could get something extra when they placed delivery orders at two Lake County pizza parlors: cocaine, authorities contend. Charges against 19 people were announced Friday in a far-reaching bust of an alleged cocaine ring that authorities said at times operated out of two well-known pizza parlors and used delivery vehicles to distribute the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    FBI Shootout Kills Wanted Mosque Bombing Suspect

    FBI Shootout Kills Wanted Mosque Bombing Suspect
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The man wanted in the bombing of a Florida mosque who was shot and killed when he pulled a gun on agents trying to arrest him in Oklahoma hated Muslims and had become increasingly erratic, according to FBI documents. The FBI says Sandlin Matthews Smith of St. Johns County, Fla., was shot Wednesday in a field at ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +9
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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 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Bullet Grazes Trooper's Head During Stop; Suspect Shot

    Bullet Grazes Trooper's Head During Stop; Suspect Shot
    PORT ALLEN, LA — A drunken driving suspect shot a Louisiana state trooper early Wednesday, grazing the trooper's head, and was preparing to shoot the downed trooper again when West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies shot him, state police said. The man was standing over the trooper, revolver in hand, when deputies arrived, said Col. Mike Edmonson, commander of Louisiana State ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +35
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    Police: Parolee Shot Up Officer's Cruiser

    Pittsburg, Calif. (AP) --Authorities say a parolee was arrested after riddling a Pittsburg police officer's patrol car with bullets. Twenty-seven-year-old Dyrell Jones of Pittsburg was taken into custody around 10 p.m. Tuesday, about four hours after the shooting. Pittsburg police Lt. Brian Addington says Jones fired at least seven shots through the officer's windshield after crashing during an attempted traffic stop. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Police Make Arrest In Cold Case Slaying

    SPOKANE, WA - Spokane County sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in connection with a 1992 slaying of a Spokane Valley furniture store owner during an armed robbery. Patrick K. Gibson, 58, was arrested in Stanwood on Wednesday morning on a charge of killing Brian Cole. The sheriff's office said DNA linked Gibson to the Nov. 7, 1992, slaying. The sheriff's ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    Man Fatally Shoots Stepdaughter In Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    Man Fatally Shoots Stepdaughter In Alleged 'Honor Killing'
    WARREN, MI - A devout Muslim tracked his step-daughter over four states to murder her for bringing dishonor on her family, according to police. Rahim Alfetlawi, 45, followed 20-year-old Jessica Mokdad to her grandmother’s home in Warren, Michigan, and shot his step-daughter in the head. Alfetlawi gave himself in to police, claiming the gun went off by accident when he pulled ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Thirty Six Police Cars Busted; Robbed In Department Lot

    Thirty Six Police Cars Busted; Robbed In Department Lot
    DEKALB COUNTY, GA - Thieves broke into 36 DeKalb County police cars parked in a maintenance yard surrounded by metal fencing and gates. A supervisor arrived Friday morning to find trunk lids open, shattered windows and popped locks, Channel 2 Action News reported. "If someone wants in bad enough they're going to find a way. That's why we have security. We're ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Teen Tortured, Forcibly Tattooed, Left for Dead by Peers

    Teen Tortured, Forcibly Tattooed, Left for Dead by Peers
    DEL CITY, Okla. — Two men and two women are accused of pinning down a man who has learning disabilities, tattooing the word "RAPEST" on his forehead and shocking his genitals with a stun gun before beating him unconscious with a baseball bat, police said Wednesday. The accused told police they attacked Stetson Johnson, 18, because he tried to have sex ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -58
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    Senior Citizens with 800 Pot Plants Busted

    REDWOOD CITY -- Prosecutors say a pair of San Bruno women -- who are both old enough to be somebody's grandmother -- were running a marijuana grow operation that had 800 plants at the time they were busted. Aleen Lam, 72, and Virginia Chan Pon, 65, were arrested Friday after police went to a house on Valleywood Drive on reports of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Police Forced to Taze Sword-Wielding Skateboarder

    IOWA CITY, IA,- Police said a sword-wielding Iowa City man fought with police officers in the Pedestrian Mall Friday afternoon. According to a criminal complaint, Deandre L. Irby, 19, of Iowa City, was observed skating through the Pedestrian Mall with a large sword attached to his backpack at 2:33 p.m. Police said the “fantasy sword” had a 26-inch blade. Police said ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +12
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    865 DUI Cases Reviewed After Breathalyzers Deemed Faulty

    865 DUI Cases Reviewed After Breathalyzers Deemed Faulty
    Santa Clara, CA. -- Hundreds of South Bay drunken driving suspects could walk free because police in San Jose and Palo Alto used a breathalyzer that has since been deemed ineffective, authorities revealed Tuesday. The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said it is reviewing the cases of about 865 drunken driving suspects who were arrested after blowing into the Alco-Sensor ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Hunting Down Child Pornographers

    Hunting Down Child Pornographers
    Editor Note: The following article describes inappropriate scenes that are graphic in nature. Imagine, as difficult as it may be, a video of a young boy sternly being told to touch an older man's private parts. Or a poor child tied down, wincing and kicking his legs, while another man abuses him. That’s what FBI agents said a 7th-grade teacher at ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Police Busts 13 in Undercover Prostitution Stings

    Greenwich, Conn. -- Thirteen people tied to a prostitution ring have been arrested following a month-long investigation by the Greenwich Police Department that ended with an undercover sting operation over the weekend, police said. The investigation targeted escorts advertising their services online and men who solicited sex by contacting undercover officers posting fake ads online. Police began to probe the illicit ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    Houston Police Accuse 2 Suspects of Being Fake Officers

    Two men were arrested for posing as police officers after a lawman interrupted an apparent robbery attempt at a home in southwest Houston on Sunday. Thaddeus Neil Guillory, 33, and Anthony Jermaine Manuel, 24, are charged with burglary with intent to commit a felony and impersonating a police officer after a they barged into a home at 16311 Vallejo Drive near ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Man in Cow Suit Shoplifts Milk from Va. Wal-Mart

    Man in Cow Suit Shoplifts Milk from Va. Wal-Mart
    STAFFORD, Va. - A man dressed in a cow suit is being charged with shoplifting 26 gallons of milk from a Wal-Mart. Stafford County Sheriff's spokesman Bill Kennedy says the 18-year-old man crawled on all fours into the Garrisonville store Tuesday night. "Moments later, the cow walked back outside, this time walking upright, pushing a car full of 26 gallons of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Retired Officer, Self-Proclaimed Terrorist Arrested

    Retired Officer, Self-Proclaimed Terrorist Arrested
    WALLER, Tx. -- A retired officer with the Waller Police Department who authorities said described himself as a "terrorist" from Ireland, is the target of a federal investigation after explosives were found in his home. George K. McCullough, 64, was arrested Friday and accused of illegally storing 800 feet of detonating cord and four electric blasting caps at his home in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -21
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    Neo Nazi Leader Shot Dead By 10-Year-Old Son

    Neo Nazi Leader Shot Dead By 10-Year-Old Son
    RIVERSIDE, CA - Authorities in Southern California are investigating the slaying of a well-known white supremacist leader who was shot and killed yesterday morning -- possibly by his own son. Jeff Hall, 32, was found dead inside his Riverside home in the 5400 block of Lauder Court at about 4 a.m. Sunday. Hall died of a single gunshot wound from a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +22
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