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    Man Tries to Help; Nearly Shot By Police

    Man Tries to Help; Nearly Shot By Police
    SAN MATEO -- A San Pablo man thought he was being a good Samaritan on Wednesday afternoon when he pulled a gun on a man he saw assault a woman near a busy downtown street corner, police said. Instead, he was nearly shot by officers who rushed to Third Avenue and San Mateo Drive about 3:15 p.m., said San Mateo Deputy ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Dash Cam: Police Pull Over 7-Year-Old Driver

    Dash Cam: Police Pull Over 7-Year-Old Driver
    CASEVILLE, MI - His stepfather and mom say they are just as dumbfounded as anyone else about why their 7-year-old took the car keys and went for a 20-mile ride trying to get to his biological father's house. Now, the boy, who was safely stopped by police Monday morning outside of Caseville -- and found barefoot and in his pajamas in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested

    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Fugitive South Boston mob boss and once the most wanted man in the world, James “Whitey” Bulger was arrested last night in southern California after 16 years on the lam and to the astonishment of many who held to the myth that he would forever evade capture. The 82-year-old gangster — wanted for his alleged role in 19 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +25
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    CA Mom Charged With Murder After Microwaving Baby

    SACRAMENTO - In what police say is an extremely rare and disturbing case, a Sacramento woman was arrested this morning for allegedly killing her 6-week-old daughter in March by placing her in a microwave oven. Ka Yang, 29, was arrested at her Sacramento home this morning and charged with homicide after a three-month investigation into what caused unusual burns on the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -57
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    Man Updates Facebook Status During Police Standoff

    Man Updates Facebook Status During Police Standoff
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jason Valdez is no stranger to Utah police. His latest brush with the law, however, may have been the most public. An armed Valdez, 36, held a woman hostage at a motel in a tense 16-hour, overnight standoff with SWAT teams, all while finding time to keep his family and friends updated on Facebook, authorities said. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Physics Professor Ran Online Sex Ring As Hobby

    TEANECK, NJ — A longtime New Jersey physics professor who dabbled in scuba diving and harbored dreams of working in the theater had another hobby, New Mexico police say: operating a sophisticated prostitution website that may have catered to as many as 200 prostitutes and 1,200 clients. David Flory, 68, was arrested Sunday at a Starbucks in Albuquerque on 40 counts ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Man Robs Bank of $1 for Prison Health Care

    Man Robs Bank of $1 for Prison Health Care
    NORTH CAROLINA - A North Carolina man robbed a local store for a dollar just so he could get health care in prison, he said. James Verone, 59, handed the teller a note demanding $1 and claimed he had a gun, ABC News reported. He then walked away and sat down, waiting for police. "I started to walk away from the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -34
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    Armed Man Killed By Police Left Suicide Note

    NEW YORK - Armed with two loaded pistols, 45-year-old Carl Lastorino of Brooklyn stormed into Peter’s Tire and Rim Shop in East New York yesterday just before 5 p.m. and screamed, "Peter, this is for you!" before opening fire, police say. [photo:606152] The alleged recipient of Lastorino's largess was presumably the shop's owner, 49-year-old Peter Argentina, who was shot once in ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Woman Dives Off Bridge to Avoid Police

    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A 22-year-old woman who jumped into the Intracoastal Waterway while fleeing police is being held in jail on $3,000 bond. A judge ordered Monday that Aja Nicole Simes be held on bond on a felony charge for fleeing and eluding police. She was also charged with misdemeanors for giving a false name, leaving the scene of an ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies

    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies
    GREEKTOWN - A New York man accused of hitting an on-duty police officer with his car this month is now facing a murder charge. Saddam Hussein Mohsin, 30, of Buffalo is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of Officer Charles Armour, 40, who died June 11, a week after being hit while on foot patrol in Greektown, according to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Police: NFL's Jason Hunter Injured When Girlfriend Hurls Knife

    DETROIT (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive player Jason Hunter (FSY) was struck in the left upper chest by a kitchen knife hurled at him by his girlfriend during an argument over cellphones, according to a police report obtained by the Associated Press. Hunter told police the woman waved the knife and told him to stay back before throwing it "on accident" ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Police: Militants Force 9-Year-Old Into Suicide Vest

    TIMERGARAH, Pakistan -- Police said Monday that militants kidnapped a 9-year-old girl on her way to school and forced her to wear a suicide bomb vest. The girl and police said she managed to escape her captors as they directed her to attack a paramilitary checkpoint in northwest Pakistan. Sohana Jawed, who is in third grade, said she was abducted near ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    Police Arrest Car Thief Who Targeted Auto Auctions

    FAIRFIELD, NJ — Authorities arrested a crew of thieves suspected of stealing seven vehicles from a Route 46 auto auction lot early this morning who then made a daring escape that left a Fairfield police officer injured, police said. The thieves made their getaway from Skyline Auto Auction around 4 a.m. as police approached, Fairfield Deputy Police Chief Anthony Manna said. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Explosive Device Found Outside Police Outpost

    EVANSTON, IL - A suspect is in custody after an “explosive device” was found outside an Evanston Police Department outpost on the southern edge of Evanston, on the border of the north suburb and Chicago. On Saturday, Evanston Police received information about a possible explosive device planted at the Evanston Police Department’s Howard Street Outpost at 633 Howard St., a release ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    Off-Duty Cop Dressed As Clown Kills Teen Robber

    CHICAGO - An off-duty Chicago police officer dressed up as a clown for a South Side fundraiser shot and killed a teen who held him at gunpoint tonight after the event, authorities said. The officer, who is assigned to the Near North police district, was in his clown outfit for a fundraiser for a day-care business. The event, attended by a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +64
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    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors

    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors
    WARRINGTON, PA - The caller was un-rushed and exceedingly polite, even thanking the police dispatcher as he reported that he had beaten his wife and their 7-year-old son to death with a baseball bat in their home in a handsome neighborhood in Warrington. When police arrived at 167 Redstone Dr. late Friday night, they found a typewritten note on the front ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -36
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    Man Shot During Father's Day Celebration After Firing At Police

    CHICAGO - Police shot a man and three officers suffered minor injuries Sunday near Father’s Day celebrations at a South Side park, officials said. The man was critically wounded after he allegedly shot at police in the Grand Crossing Park at 76th and Ingleside, police said. The officers, who were not shot, were taken to a local hospital in good condition, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -1
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    Trial Begins for Killer of Three Officers

    Trial Begins for Killer of Three Officers
    PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh man goes on trial Monday on charges of killing three police officers who responded to a domestic-dispute call at his mother's house in April 2009. Authorities believe Richard Poplawski lay in wait after the call and then killed city officers Paul Sciullo II, Stephen Mayhle, and Eric Kelly during a three-hour standoff. Poplawski's mother told a 911 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Man Shot Mayor Who Backed His Parole

    Man Shot Mayor Who Backed His Parole
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A convicted killer who was out on parole is accused of shooting and critically wounding a northern Arkansas mayor who had written a letter in support of his release from prison. Everton Mayor Bill Gerdes was in critical condition at a hospital in Springfield, Mo., after he was shot in the back and left hand Wednesday ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Authorities: Man Killed By Police Fired First

    RICHLAND, Wash. — Richland, Wash., police say a man fatally shot by officers fired two shots at police before they returned fire. When they did, Chief Chris Skinner says four officers fired 23 shots. No officers were hurt; 27-year-old James Dean Schultz of Grandview died from multiple gunshot wounds. Police said earlier they were investigating several stolen vehicle reports early on ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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