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    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant

    Officer's Killer May Have Been Illegal Immigrant
    HOUSTON - The suspect accused of driving his vehicle through a police barricade and killing a Houston police officer Sunday may be an illegal immigrant, officials say. Johoan Rodriguez, 26, charged with the intoxicated manslaughter of Houston officer Kevin Will, has a federal immigration detainer placed in his arrest records after investigators found "reason to believe" he was not a citizen. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -20
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    Former Cop Expected to Plead Guilty to Federal ID Theft Charges

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A former Anchorage police officer accused of identity theft and of being an illegal immigrant is expected to plead guilty to federal charges. Rafael Mora-Lopez, who was born in Mexico and lived for years in Alaska as Rafael Espinoza, was scheduled to appear Wednesday in federal court, where he is expected to plead guilty to charges of passport ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Spy Program Helps Police Track Down Computer Thief

    Spy Program Helps Police Track Down Computer Thief
    OAKLAND, CA - When a burglar stole Joshua Kaufman's laptop, the police wouldn't help him find it - so he turned to the Internet. "I came home late on a Monday night in March, and someone had broken into my apartment through my window," Kaufman, an Oakland, Calif. resident, told the Daily News. The thief made off with his MacBook, his ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    Three Officers Injured In Deadly FL Shootings

    Three Officers Injured In Deadly FL Shootings
    MIAMI, FL - A shooting spree left one person dead and seven more injured after Memorial Day festivities in Miami Beach turned deadly. Three police officers were taken to hospital after being injured in two separate shootings early this morning. Revellers who had flocked to the city for Urban Beach Week ran screaming for their lives as gunshots rang out in ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -24
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    Police: Missing Infant Located Safely In Abandoned Car

    MORGAN HILL, CA -- Police have found a baby girl who was reported missing Tuesday afternoon after her mother left her alone in a parked car in Morgan Hill, authorities said. The girl, 1-month-old Mariana Corona, was found in an abandoned car in Salinas around 5:30 p.m., more than three hours after someone stole her mother's car from the parking lot ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Austin Police Shoot, Kill Suspected Car Thief

    AUSTIN, Texas — A police officer fatally shot a suspected car thief and wounded another in downtown Austin after the suspects drove into his partner as they approached the suspects' car, police said. The bicycle patrol officers were on foot Monday when they saw the two men in a vehicle they'd earlier suspected was being used to case cars for theft, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper

    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper
    During a violent Memorial Day spree, an off-duty Franklin County deputy shot and killed his ex-wife in a Roanoke convenience store parking lot and then fled in his patrol car, police said. Then, after a nearly hour-long pursuit that ended in Montgomery County, the deputy was stopped by police gunfire -- after a state trooper was wounded and the resulting investigation ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -43
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    Police: NY Man Burned in Religious Dispute

    NEW SQUARE, N.Y. — Police say a New York man has suffered severe burns during a fight over a religious dispute within his all-Hasidic Jewish village. The altercation happened early Sunday in New Square in suburban Rockland County. Police say the 43-year-old victim fought off a village resident armed with an incendiary device. Ramapo police arrested 18-year-old Shaul Spitzer on felony ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -14
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    'Kid Cop' Gets Charged As Adult In Gun Case

    'Kid Cop' Gets Charged As Adult In Gun Case
    CHICAGO - The South Side teenager who made national headlines for impersonating a Chicago Police officer and patrolling the streets as a 14-year-old is in trouble with the law again. Two years ago, Vincent Richardson sauntered into the Grand Crossing District station in a uniform, duping cops in an embarrassing stunt that led to disciplinary action in the department. Now 17, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +12
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    Pastor Hangs Self in Jail After Sex Charge

    [photo:603618] CHARLESTON, W.Va -- West Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a Texas pastor who killed himself while in custody on a sexual assault charge. Sgt. T.S. Mills tells media outlets that 41-year-old Matthew Jarrell of Terrell, Texas, hanged himself with a bed sheet in his cell. Regional jail authority acting chief of operations John Lopez says Jarrell was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -7
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    Police: Naked Man Rammed Condo with Dump Truck

    SOUTH BERWICK -- A Lovell man faces numerous charges after allegedly driving a dump truck into a South Berwick home Wednesday night while naked then picking a fight with the resident. Eli T. Hutchins, 24, was arrested by South Berwick police and charged with driving under the influence of drugs, two counts of assault and aggravated criminal mischief. Police say he ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Find 3 Burglary Suspects in Shower

    Bergen County, N.J. - A Thursday morning cat-and-mouse chase between police and three burglary suspects on Albert Avenue ended when the officers found the suspects "cowering" in a shower behind a locked bathroom door, according to police. Charges were pending Thursday against Kadeen Gaither, 21, Nashon Fisher, 21, and Quaheem S. Green, 22, all from Paterson, police said. An Albert Avenue ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Police Hunt Kidnapper Of Baby Stolen From Bassinet

    KNIGHTSEN, CA - A huge police search is under way after a four-month-old baby disappeared from her parents' home overnight. Little Ramy Amadea Gallego, was last seen in her bassinet at about 10pm on Saturday night, when she was put to sleep at her home in the eastern Contra Costa County town of Knightsen, California. Although she was sleeping in the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Warrent Sweep Conducted In Honor Of Slain Boy Nets 40 Arrests

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Anne Arundel County Sherriff's Office says 40 people were arrested in a warrant sweep conducted in honor of a 14-year-old boy fatally beaten by gang members. Sheriff Ronald Bateman says his office will conduct "Operation Fists to Cuffs" annually in hopes of bringing in those with outstanding assault and battery warrants. The Baltimore Sun reports that 50 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +16
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    Man with No Name But 12 IDs Arrested After Fleeing Police

    Allentown, Pennsylvania -- State police arrested an unidentified man with 12 fake identification cards after he ran from them at Lehigh Valley International Airport, according to court records. Troopers with the Bethlehem barracks' Criminal Investigations Division were called to the airport at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a suspicious person who was arriving on a United Airlines Flight 3866 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +9
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    Officer Escapes Injury During Traffic Stop

    A police officer almost had his arm caught in a closing car window after he pulled over a car in Dale City on Monday night, police said. The officer tried to stop the car in the area of Minnieville Road and Delaney Road, near the Georgetown Park neighborhood around 10:44 p.m., but the car continued to drive until it reached the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police Dog Suffers Injury While Apprehending Suspect

    DORSET TOWNSHIP -- County Sheriff's Department police dog Nala sustained a serious paw injury while apprehending a fleeing suspect Friday evening. Dale William Light, 28, 4472 Russell Road, Dorset, was arrested on charges of assault-knowingly harm victim; assault or harassing a police dog; receiving stolen property; and resisting arrest after he ran over Nala's left paw with a stolen dirt bike ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Father of 'Teen Mom's' Child Arrested

    May 24--ALEXANDRIA, Ind. -- Gary Shirley, father of "Teen Mom" Amber Portwood's two-year-old daughter, was arrested early Tuesday morning on a Class A misdemeanor driving while suspended. The arrest was made at 1:34 a.m. by Alexandria police at the intersection of Berry Street and Harrison Street. Shirley, who co-starred with Portwood on the MTV reality show, was being held at the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Man Crashes Twice, Flees from Police

    ANDERSON, Ind. -- An Anderson man was arrested after he caused two crashes -- leaving the scene of both of them -- and then ran from police. Stephen W. Humes, 55, of the 200 block of Church Drive, was arrested Saturday night in the 3200 block of Scatterfield Road. Bond was set at $5,000 on charges of Class D felonies resisting ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    Man Shot Seconds Before Order to Shoot Lifted

    Man Shot Seconds Before Order to Shoot Lifted
    MANCHESTER, Conn. -- Seconds after Edmanuel Reyes' hostages escaped from the home where he had been holed up Thursday, a supervisor ordered police not to shoot the man who had fired about 100 shots at them -- one of them hitting a cop --and negotiate instead. "All units, hostages are out," the supervisor said. "We're going to try to negotiate out. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +32
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