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    Officials: Inmate Holding Hostage In Ill. Prison

    Officials: Inmate Holding Hostage In Ill. Prison
    Update: Local reports indicate that The hostage drama at standoff has ended with the shooting death of the inmate. More when it becomes available. PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. — Prison officials say an inmate is holding an employee hostage at the Pinckneyville Correctional Center in southern Illinois. The Illinois Department of Corrections says the hostage situation began around 10:30 a.m. Monday, and hostage ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -3
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    Family: Cop Hit Teen with Police Cruiser, then Fled

    WASHINGTON - The family of a teenager from Northeast Washington says the teen was hit by a police cruiser and the officer then left the scene. Dominic Turner's family says the 18-year-old suffered broken ribs, internal bleeding and a back injury when he was hit Saturday night. [widget:news__washington_dc_area] Franklin Wade says he said he saw men running from police and heard ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -10
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    After Times Square Shooting, NYC Peddlers Still Hustle For Cash

    After Times Square Shooting, NYC Peddlers Still Hustle For Cash
    NEW YORK - The hustle was already hard for aspiring rappers like Antoine and Kawan Tucker, who ask visitors in Times Square for cash donations for their self-produced CDs. The hustle got even harder when one of their own was shot dead in a gunfight with a police officer around the block from where he hawked his rap demos. The Tucker ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -3
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    Conn. Chief Wants To Fire Officer In Fatal Crash With Teens

    MILFORD, Conn. — Police Chief Keith Mello wants to fire the officer who accidentally killed two Orange teens in June when his cruiser broadsided their car on the Boston Post Road. The Police Commission will review Mello's recommendation to terminate Officer Jason Anderson, a five-year member of the force, at its Monday night meeting, according to the agenda. [widget:news__become_a_cop] [widget:366] The ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -12
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    Police Searching for Man Who Gunned Down FIrefighter

    MILTON, MA - A Milton firefighter returning home from his mother’s birthday party was allegedly gunned down early yesterday morning by a motorist fueled by road rage. Joseph Fasano, 30 of Quincy, was shot once in the stomach at about 1 a.m. after getting out of his car to confront the driver in front of him, Quincy police said. The unidentified ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -3
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    Clues Still Light In Case Of Missing Utah Mom

    Clues Still Light In Case Of Missing Utah Mom
    SALT LAKE CITY — Police had little to go on Sunday in the search for a Utah woman who hasn't been seen for a full week. Twenty-eight-year-old Susan Powell was reported missing from a Salt Lake City suburb in a case that police call suspicious. She left behind two children and a husband, who says he doesn't know what happened to ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -3
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    Officer Shoots Armed Man Who Would Not Drop Weapon

    MIAMI - A man armed with a metal weapon was fatally shot by police officers in Miami who were responding to a disturbance call. [widget:news__florida] A Miami-Dade Police Department statement says uniformed officers were dispatched to a home late Sunday night where two men were involved in a fight. One man was found bleeding in the face. The second man was ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated +15
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    Sword Attacker Dies Soon After TASER Hit

    Sword Attacker Dies Soon After TASER Hit
    HAMPTON, Va. — A sword-wielding man died early Friday, hours after Hampton police twice used a TASER on him. It was the first such reported death since officers there began carrying the devices in 2003, said Paula Scheck, a Hampton Police Department spokeswoman. No deaths have been reported in the three South Hampton Roads cities that widely outfit officers with TASERs. ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -3
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    Deputies Use Garden Hose To Fight Fire, Save Family

    Deputies Use Garden Hose To Fight Fire, Save Family
    COMPTON, Calif.—Authorities say a woman and her disabled 14-year-old son were saved from a burning house in Compton when Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies battled the fire with a garden hose and used a pickaxe to break through security bars. Sheriff's Lt. Dorothy Howard says the woman and her child, who suffers from Down's Syndrome, are hospitalized in critical but stable ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated +25
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    Cafe Where Lakewood Officers Were Shot Reopens

    Cafe Where Lakewood Officers Were Shot Reopens
    As 8:14 a.m. approached Saturday outside the coffee shop where four Lakewood police officers died two weeks ago, more than 100 people had already lined up, waiting to infuse the room with hope and love to counter all the pain. Lakewood Police Chief Bret Farrar, who had asked to be the first in line, said there really was no choice: Forza ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated +19
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    NYPD Tracks Gun in Times Square Shootout

    NYPD Tracks Gun in Times Square Shootout
    NEW YORK, NY - A machine pistol used by a street hustler and aspiring rapper shot dead in a Times Square gunfight was purchased from a Virginia gun shop by a woman who reported it stolen 10 days after she bought it, authorities said. Raymond Martinez, who wrote songs about staring down cops in Times Square and hawked CDs to ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -7
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