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    Naked Man Knocks Out Teeth Fleeing Police

    BRIDGEPORT -- A city man lost his two front teeth and faces criminal charges as a result of standing stark naked on a public street corner Tuesday night and failing to comply with police orders, police said. City police reported that Luis Torres Jr., 27, of West Liberty Street, was standing at the intersection of Park Avenue and West Liberty at ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +11
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    Man Must Wear Bracelet At Wedding After Assaulting Officer During Bachelor Party

    MISSOULA, Mont. - A Montana man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and head-butting a police officer at his bachelor party will have to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet during his wedding. [widget:news__chiefs__sheriffs] Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Iddings pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony assault on a peace officer, misdemeanor counts of sexual assault, disorderly conduct and two other assault counts. Iddings and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -9
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    Man With The Colony Patch Not Cop In Texas City

    TEXAS CITY, Texas — A bicyclist in Texas City is accused of impersonating an officer by wearing a jacket with a patch from a police force about 300 miles away. Texas City police say the 20-year-old man is also facing a public intoxication charge. [widget:news__texas] The cyclist wore a coat with a police "communications" patch on it, from The Colony, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -8
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    FBI Investigating Video of Cop Beating

    FBI Investigating Video of Cop Beating
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island attorney general's office says the FBI is investigating Providence police after an officer was caught on videotape beating a suspect. [widget:news__fbi] Spokesman Michael Healey says a separate probe by the attorney general into the arrest of 20-year-old Luis Mendonca (men-DAHN'-kah) will continue as the FBI conducts its own investigation. The FBI would not confirm or ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    Police: Man Takes Down Robber with Arrow

    KELSO, Wash. -Kelso, Wash., police said a man used his compound bow to interrupt an apparent break-in at a nearby vacant home, wounding a fleeing man in the buttocks. [widget:news__washington] Police said the man grabbed his hunting bow late Sunday night and chased a suspected prowler for more than three blocks. When the fleeing man refused to stop, the bowhunter shot ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +28
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    Boy Scout, 11, Turns In Purse With Nearly $2,000

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -An 11-year-old North Carolina boy has found and returned a stolen purse with nearly $2,000 inside. The News & Record of Greensboro reported Wednesday that Edward Myers and his siblings were helping neighbors plant trees in a Greensboro park when he spotted a purse on the creek bank. The Boy Scout and his mother called the police, and the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +30
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    Police Get DNA Samples From Missing Utah Woman’s Husband

    Police have obtained DNA samples from Joshua Powell as part of their investigation into the disappearance of his wife, Susan Powell. West Valley City police Capt. Tom McLachlan said investigators have taken DNA samples from multiple people in the search for 28-year-old Susan Powell, and the warrant served Tuesday does not imply her husband is a suspect. "We hope to have ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Police Probe Playground Death as 'Suicide By Cop'

    Police Probe Playground Death as 'Suicide By Cop'
    MODESTO, Calif. — Police say they are investigating the shooting death of a woman wielding a meat cleaver on a California elementary school playground as a possible case of "suicide by cop." Police on Wednesday identified the woman fatally shot as 43-year-old Elizabeth Catherine Kropp of Modesto. Police Sgt. Brian Findlen says officers found Kropp hitting and cutting herself with the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Pa. Chief Held Without Bail After Cover-up Charges

    Pa. Chief Held Without Bail After Cover-up Charges
    SHENANDOAH, Pa. - A police chief, ordered held without bail yesterday on charges that he tried to cover up the fatal 2008 beating of a Mexican immigrant by white teenagers, was named in a 2006 lawsuit that said police had beaten to death a Hispanic teenager, then made it look like a suicide. Police Chief Matthew Nestor, 33, was not charged ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    D.C. Officer Was Allegedly At Planning Of Fatal Holdup

    D.C. Officer Was Allegedly At Planning Of Fatal Holdup
    WASHINTON, DC - An on-duty D.C. police officer charged with murder and accused of acting as a lookout in a street robbery gone fatally wrong also was present during the planning of the holdup and drove some of the participants to the crime scene, authorities said in a court affidavit. Officer Reginald Jones, charged with felony murder in the Dec. 1 ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -18
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    DNA Testing Clears Man who Served 28 Years

    DNA Testing Clears Man who Served 28 Years
    WASHINGTON - A man who spent 28 years behind bars for a rape and murder he said he didn't commit walked out of a federal prison in Arizona on Tuesday with $75 and a bus ticket to Ohio after DNA testing showed he was innocent. The conviction of Donald Eugene Gates, 58, was based largely on the testimony of an FBI ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +20
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    62-Year-Old Woman Shot and Killed After Threatening Officer With Scissors

    The woman shot to death Monday night by Toledo police was killed with two shots to the head, Toledo Police Chief Mike Navarre said at a news conference Tuesday morning. The chief said that two female officers responded to a call that a woman was brandishing a knife and that the fatal shooting occurred before their backup arrived. He said the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +11
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    Wisc. Officer Back on His Feet, Perp Found

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. - A Brookfield police officer who was struck by a hit-and-run driver has been released from the hospital. [widget:news__all_discussion] Police Capt. Phil Horter says a 51-year-old woman was arrested in the case Monday night after she turned herself in, accompanied by her attorney. Police will ask the Waukesha County District Attorney's office to charge the woman with hit and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Two More Arrested In Shooting of Officer

    WAUWATOSA, Wis. - Authorities in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa (wah-wah-TOH'-sah) say they've arrested two more people in the shooting of a police officer. [widget:news__academies] Lt. Dominic Leone told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Tuesday the two might have information about suspects involved in Sunday night's shooing. He says they're being held on unrelated charges. Leone would not say which agency ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    Man Who Posted Death Threats Against BART Officer Gets Three Years

    A Virginia man who posted several Internet threats against former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle has been sentenced to three years in prison. Jeffrey Weaver, 48, of Roanoke, posted three threats after Mehserle killed Oscar Grant III of Hayward in a scuffle on a BART station platform on Jan. 1. [widget:news__transit_police] Weaver wrote several messages threatening to kill Mehserle and other ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +19
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    Woman With Knife at Playground Shot And Killed By Police

    Woman With Knife at Playground Shot And Killed By Police
    Police officers shot and killed a woman Tuesday after she walked onto the playground of a north Modesto elementary school, cutting herself in the head with a large knife in front of children and school officials. The unidentified woman charged at officers, who were forced to "resort to the use of deadly force," said Sgt. Brian Findlen, a Modesto police spokesman. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +15
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    D.C. Officer Serving as Lookout Charged with Murder

    D.C. Officer Serving as Lookout Charged with Murder
    WASHINGTON, DC - A D.C. police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony murder in connection with a fatal shooting about two weeks ago in Southeast Washington, police officials said. In a case that appeared to be without recent precedent, police said Reginald Jones, who has been a member of the force for six years, was arrested in the death ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -48
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    School Reopens After “Columbine-like” Threat

    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Students returned Monday to a New Jersey high school that prosecutors say was the target of a "Columbine-like" plot and were greeted by a police presence that was intended to reassure that Bridgewater-Raritan High School was safe. [widget:news__career_profiles] [widget:366] Authorities say a 16-year-old junior at the school was arrested Thursday after a police resource officer at the school ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +12
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    Minn. Officer Stable After Being Ambushed

    WAUWATOSA, Wis. - Authorities in the Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa (wah-wah-TOH'-sah) have one suspect in custody and are still looking for another in the shooting of a police officer. [widget:news__minnesota] Wauwatosa Police Chief Barry Weber says his officer was ambused. The 28-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to her abdomen as she was responding to reports of an armed robbery at a ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +18
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    Widow Watches Officer's Assassin Plead Not Guilty

    Widow Watches Officer's Assassin Plead Not Guilty
    SEATTLE — A man accused of killing a Seattle police officer on Halloween pleaded not guilty Monday to several charges — with the officer's widow in the courtroom. The plea for Christopher Monfort, 41, was entered by his lawyer in King County Superior Court in Seattle. He was ordered held without bail. Prosecutors said Monfort was conducting a "one man war" ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -37
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