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    Sheriff: Suspect Said He Wouldn't Be Taken Alive

    NEW TAZEWELL — Claiborne County authorities say a man with a gun barricaded himself in an outbuilding and then came out shooting at police, who killed him. Sheriff David Ray says four deputies went to the home to answer a domestic disturbance call on Sunday evening. A woman in the home told officers the man had a gun, according to WVLT-TV ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +22
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    Wanted Man Aids Police By Pocket Dialing '911'

    BANGOR, Maine — Police in Maine say a man wanted for failing to pay fines accidentally helped officers find him when he repeatedly “pocket dialed” 911 while doing yard work. Police say 29-year-old James Green was using a backpack leaf blower in Bangor Saturday when he kept calling 911 without realizing it. Police Lt. Jeff Millard says officers were able to ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    Police Investigating PA Triple-Murder Suicide

    SHALER, PA - When Quinn Gasparre and her family moved into a home on the quiet, dead-end Beulah Street in Shaler this month, the neighborhood kids were thrilled to have a new playmate. Jami Skalos, 10, spent Sunday riding bikes and swimming with Quinn, 7. The girls had hamburgers and corn on the cob for dinner and made plans to meet ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    Mother Tries Selling Daughter's Virginity for $10K

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Salt Lake City woman is accused of trying to sell her 13-year-old daughter’s virginity for $10,000. The woman’s boyfriend reported the alleged plot to police after finding text messages on the woman’s phone detailing negotiations with a man identified only as "Don," said Salt Lake County prosecutor Sim Gill. The woman, 32, had promised Don that ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -54
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    Supreme Court Orders Release of 33K Inmates

    Supreme Court Orders Release of 33K Inmates
    LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Supreme Court effectively ordered California on Monday to release 33,000 inmates over two years from an in-state prison population that numbers about 143,000. Kent Scheidegger of the tough-on-crime Criminal Justice Legal Foundation blogged that Californians shouldn't "bother investing much in a car. It will be open season on cars, given that car thieves (nonviolent offenders) will ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -47
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    Man Arrested in Deputy's Shooting

    Man Arrested in Deputy's Shooting
    OKLAHOMA COUNTY - Authorities have arrested Keonta Stephan Terrell Prince, 18, in the ambush and shooting early Saturday of an off-duty Oklahoma County sheriff's deputy who was taking a deposit from a restaurant to a bank, Oklahoma City police Master Sgt. Gary Knight said Sunday. A judge signed a warrant for Prince on complaints of shooting with intent to kill and ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +13
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    FBI: 5.5 Percent Drop in Violent Crime

    FBI: 5.5 Percent Drop in Violent Crime
    WASHINGTON - Crime levels fell last year compared to 2009, continuing a downward trend that saw a 5.5 percent drop in the number of violent crimes last year and a 2.8 percent drop in the number of property crimes. Figures released by the FBI Monday also showed that there were declines in all four categories of violent crime in 2010 and ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -1
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    Feds Arrest Philadelphia Reputed Mob Head, Others

    PHILADELPHIA - The reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob, his alleged lieutenant and 11 others were hit with federal racketeering and gambling charges in an indictment unsealed Monday, a case that federal authorities said shows that organized crime is far from defunct. The indictment accuses alleged mob leader Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi, reputed underboss Joseph Massimino and the others of running ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police: Drug-Linked Explosion Critically Injures Three

    LIVERMORE, CA -- An explosion triggered by illegal drug activity rocked a Livermore apartment complex late Saturday and critically burned three people, police said. The 5:15 p.m. blast happened in a unit where two of the victims lived at 3624 Silver Oaks Way, said Livermore police Lt. Mike Peretti. Police and firefighters found Paul Lom, 35, of San Jose, and Lexie ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -7
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    LAPD Arrests Suspect In Giant's Fan Beating

    LAPD Arrests Suspect In Giant's Fan Beating
    LOS ANGELES - Carrying out a lightning raid in a scruffy East Hollywood neighborhood, police on Sunday arrested a man they believe was the "primary aggressor" in the March 31 beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium, officials said. An emotional Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said at a press briefing near the stadium that investigators learned of ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    Police Nab Out-of-State Escapee

    ANACONDA -- Anaconda police, acting on information from authorities in Granite County, have arrested a 30-year-old fugitive wanted in two states on multiple warrants. Officers found Bobby Grasser Tuesday afternoon, hiding in the bedroom of a trailer home west of Anaconda. Grasser was not armed, and taken to jail without incident. Assistant Chief Bill Sather said they received a teletype from ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    VIDEO: Man Steals Police Cruiser, Crashes

    Instead of cooperating with officers, Arthur Lee Thompson, 38, of South Carolina thought it would be better to create a scene and then steal a police cruiser and crash it during his getaway. Police pulled over Thompson after an alert was put out in regards to his green Jeep. It had been spotted during a Walmart robbery attempt the Friday before. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Drunk, Off-Duty Cop Points Gun At Bouncers

    BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - A Bergen County Police officer was indicted on charges of pointing a handgun at two bouncers at the Cornerstone in Hillsdale while drunk and off-duty. David Vargas, 27, is charged with aggravated assault and unlawful weapons possession in connection with the March 6 incident. It was late when Vargas left the restaurant and found his car blocked ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Oakland Police Fatally Shoot Two In Gang-Related Incident

    OAKLAND -- Friends and family are grieving the death of two men killed by Oakland police after a shootout Wednesday night on a narrow street in East Oakland. Officers fatally shot the two men during an unspecified operation by police and drug enforcement agents, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the 3000 block of Curran Avenue, between 35th ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +24
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    $10K Reward to Find Gunman Who Shot Retired Officer

    $10K Reward to Find Gunman Who Shot Retired Officer
    NEWARK, NJ - A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of one of two men responsible for shooting a retired police officer in Newark's Ironbound section this morning. The officer shot one of his assailants, who later crashed the getaway car and was captured. But his partner ran off. "The shooting of any active ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Man Named Stoner Arrested on Drug Charges

    A Florida man with the suggestive surname Stoner was arrested on marijuana-related charges for the second time in four years, police said. Clearwater police said officers executed a search warrant Tuesday night on the home of Glenn Stoner, 56, and discovered 19 marijuana plants along with indoor growing equipment in the suspect's bedroom, the St. Petersburg Times reported Thursday. The arrest ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Mom Arrested In Connection With Unidentified Boy's Murder

    Mom Arrested In Connection With Unidentified Boy's Murder
    SOUTH BERWICK, Maine - A boy found dead in Maine on Saturday has been identified as 6-year-old Camden Pierce Hughes of Texas. Authorities have arrested his mother, Juli McCrery for his murder. Sources told CBS station WBZ that McCrery has confessed to giving her son an overdose of cough syrup that resulted in his death. WBZ was first to break the ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Man Allegedly Slays Security Guard Over Distrust of Law Enforcement

    Man Allegedly Slays Security Guard Over Distrust of Law Enforcement
    MARINER POINT, FL - Bradley Bolden, 20, is accused in the slaying of Mathew Little. Police said the motivation was a dislike of law enforcement and security personnel. His family says he's innocent. Bolden, of 6701 21st St. S., was arrested Tuesday night not far from Mariner Pointe and charged with first-degree murder. Little's family Wednesday expressed relief and thanks upon ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -7
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    VIDEO: Officer Attacked While Booking Inmate

    VIDEO: Officer Attacked While Booking Inmate
    CLEVELAND - Apparently, Anthony Thomas, 29, of Cleveland, was not happy about being arrested on charges of contempt of court on drunken driving and driving under suspension. After Officer William Witt removed Thomas' handcuffs to begin the booking process, Thomas jumped over the counter and started punching Witt. According to reports, as the two grappled, Witt said he could feel Thomas ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +57
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    Man Stalks, Runs Down Plainclothes Cop

    Man Stalks, Runs Down Plainclothes Cop
    A Manhattan plainclothes cop was mowed down by an obsessed Westchester man who may have been stalking the officer's partner since a drug bust 2 1/2 years ago, sources said yesterday. John Dellutri, 59, of Hartsdale, began the Friday night mayhem by filming the undercovers with his cellphone as they closed in on dope peddlers in Washington Square Park at 11:45 ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -5
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