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    Man With Rifle Targeted Wounded Officer

    Man With Rifle Targeted Wounded Officer
    BALTIMORE - Baltimore police say a 20-year-old man with a grudge against the department was the gunman who fired a rifle from at a Southwestern District patrol officer on Tuesday night. The officer was spared from serious injury when the bullet grazed him and struck his service weapon. Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III said detectives received a break in the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -22
  • +16

    Post-9/11 Shooting Spree Killer Executed

    HUNTSVILLE — The lone survivor of a shooting spree that convicted killer Mark Stroman said was revenge for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks asked the courts to spare the Texas death row inmate’s life. The request delayed the execution, but couldn’t stop it. Stroman, 41, went to the death chamber Wednesday night in Huntsville about three hours later than scheduled. He ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +16
  • -7

    Police: Parolee Thought to be Slain by Cops Died From Self-Inflicted Wound

    San Francisco police say they now believe a Washington parolee they thought was slain by officers in a shootout died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Kenneth Harding was a "person of interest" in the fatal shooting of community college student Tanaya Gilbert, 19, in South Seattle on July 13. The bullet that killed Harding, 19, on Saturday did not match the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -7
  • +3

    Break In Giants Fan Beating Case; 2 More Suspects Arrested

    LOS ANGELES - Two new suspects were arrested Wednesday in the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium, and the original suspect may be exonerated, a law enforcement official said. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the investigation is continuing, said that if the district attorney's office files a case against the men, the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
  • -23

    Alleged Rape By Chief Criminal Judge Was Videotaped

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Albuquerque's chief criminal judge was arrested on charges he raped a prostitute, and an undercover officer bought a video recording of the alleged attack, according to a criminal complaint. State District Judge Pat Murdoch was arrested Tuesday for criminal sexual penetration and intimidation of a witness. He posted bond Tuesday night and was scheduled for a first court ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -23
  • -31

    Police: Mom Screamed 'Why?' During Hammer Attack

    Police: Mom Screamed 'Why?' During Hammer Attack
    WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — A Florida teenager told a friend that he stood behind his mother for about five minutes in contemplation before finally plunging a hammer into her head, according to police documents released Wednesday. Police said Tyler Hadley, 17, described the attacks to an unidentified friend at the party he threw in his Port St. Lucie home ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -31
  • -23

    Baltimore Officer Arrested for Heroin Distribution

    BALTIMORE - A Baltimore City police officer was arrested and charged Tuesday with leading a heroin distribution operation, including allegations that he arranged drug transactions while on duty and met conspirators in the parking lot of his district station, records show. The officer, Daniel G. Redd, 41, was taken into custody Tuesday at the Northwest District police station, officials said. Several ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -23
  • -20

    Teen Murders Parents, Stashes Bodies to Throw Party

    Teen Murders Parents, Stashes Bodies to Throw Party
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Neighbors knew Tyler Hadley as a polite and respectful teen who played basketball with his father in the driveway and built forts of junked wood as a kid - not as someone who could kill his parents and throw a party while their bodies lay tucked beneath towels and other items in a locked bedroom. The ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -20
  • -9

    Police: Dad Suspected Of Stabbing Wife, Four Kids Before Setting Home Aflame

    MEDFORD, Ore. - Just hours before her death, Tabasha Paige-Criado looked like she didn't have a care in the world. A surveillance video shows her smiling broadly inside her neighborhood convenience store before walking outside to get a ride home with police. Hours later, she would be dead, along with her four young children. Oregon Family Slain Police suspect that within ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
  • +15

    Police: Drunk Men Lock Themselves In Constable's Vehicle

    Police: Drunk Men Lock Themselves In Constable's Vehicle
    RADNOR, NJ - Two New Jersey men who thought it would be a cool idea to climb into a state constable's van parked in Radnor and take pictures of themselves are now on the wrong side of the law. Radnor police arrested Jeffrey Olson, 22, and Ryan Letchford, 21, both of Marlton, at 3:57 a.m. Monday after a buddy called authorities ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +15
  • -5

    Mother, 4 Children Pulled From Fire Were Stabbed

    MEDFORD, Ore. — A mother and her four young children who were pulled from a burning house on Monday had stab wounds and died at the hospital, and the father was under police watch. Authorities said medics initially treated the victims on the lawn of the small house for smoke inhalation, but it later became clear the victims had also been ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
  • -21

    Two Philly Officers Arrested In Off-Duty Incidents

    Two Philly Officers Arrested In Off-Duty Incidents
    PHILADELPHIA - Two Philadelphia police officers were arrested over the weekend in off-duty incidents, police said Monday. About 3:30 a.m. Saturday, Officer Eliezer Morales, 25, was arrested on charges of making terroristic threats against an Atlantic City police officer after a boxing match at the Bally's Wild West Casino. Hours later, in South Philadelphia, Officer Lee Marrero was arrested on charges ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -21
  • -84

    Pedophile Legally Watches Child Porn In Jail

    Pedophile Legally Watches Child Porn In Jail
    SEATTLE — Authorities in Washington state say they’re outraged that a former pilot who’s already admitted molesting young boys is being allowed to watch videos he made of the abuse while he sits in jail awaiting trial. “The whole thing is just dirty,” said Pierce County Sheriff’s Detective Ed Troyer on Wednesday. “Now that victims know he’s going to be watching ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -84
  • -6

    Wounded Officers: 'God Was With Us Tonight'

    Wounded Officers: 'God Was With Us Tonight'
    CHICAGO - Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Monday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said. The 29-year-old patrolmen from the West Side Harrison police district were expected to recover from their injuries, according to police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, who spoke with reporters this morning outside the emergency room at Stroger Hospital. "God was with us tonight," ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
  • -36

    Police: Men Kidnapped Boy, Glued Mouth Shut, Filmed Abuse

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Police in Manchester, N.H., say two men held a 15-year-old boy at knifepoint, glued his lips shut and burned him while filming the incident with an iPod. The men were arraigned Friday and held on $100,000 bail each. Police found the teen naked under a bed in an apartment Friday. They noted his lips appeared to be glued ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -36
  • +15

    Man Taken Out By Cops Was POI In Seattle Murder

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The man who police officers shot and killed after he fired at them during a foot chase in Bayview-Hunters Point was a 19-year-old Washington state parolee sought for questioning in the slaying last week of a pregnant woman in Seattle, the San Francisco police chief said Sunday. The man, who was fatally wounded Saturday afternoon while fleeing from ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +15
  • +21

    Man Escapes Police Cruiser, Jumps Off Bridge to His Death

    DAYTON, OH - A burglary suspect escaped a police car by breaking the window with his head then fell 90 feet to his death. Kaylen English, 20, from Ohio, jumped out of the moving cruiser and off the Salem Avenue Bridge as officers were taking him to jail on Saturday night. He landed in a rocky part of the span rather ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +21
  • -8

    Cop Dragged Two Blocks By Escaping Motorist

    Cop Dragged Two Blocks By Escaping Motorist
    GLADSTONE, MO - Gladstone police called off a three-hour search Sunday afternoon after they were unable to find the driver of a maroon van that struck an officer and dragged him about two blocks. Despite being dragged that distance, the officer suffered only bumps, bruises and scrapes. The unidentified five-year veteran with the Police Department was taken to a hospital, treated ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
  • +23

    Woman Arrested for Groping TSA Agent

    Woman Arrested for Groping TSA Agent
    PHOENIX — Authorities say a Colorado woman who allegedly groped a female Transportation Security Administration agent at Phoenix's international airport is facing a felony count of sexual abuse. Phoenix police say 61-year-old Yukari Mihamae is accused of grabbing the left breast of the unidentified TSA agent Thursday afternoon at an airport checkpoint. TSA staff say Mihamae refused to be go through ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +23
  • -24

    Man Accused of Handing Out Semen-Tainted Yogurt

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A New Mexico man was indicted after police said he was linked through DNA samples to semen-tainted yogurt samples handed out at a grocery store. Anthony Garcia, 32, appeared in court Thursday after being indicted the day before on charges of adulterating food and making false statements to federal investigators. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Gonzales described the conduct ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -24
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