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    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective

    Two Men Charged In Shooting Of Detective
    MIAMI - When two gunmen tried to rob a New York City detective vacationing in Miami Beach last weekend, he fought back hard. The veteran of 27 years on the force opened fire, wounding both attackers who accosted him and also shot him in the courtyard of a hotel on Collins Avenue. Those details of the events during Saturday’s attempted hold-up ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +56
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    Vatican to Bishops: Report Sex Abuse to Police

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has told bishops around the world to cooperate with police in reporting priests who rape and molest children and to develop guidelines for preventing abuse by May 2012. But the suggestions in the letter Monday from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith are vague and non-binding and fall short of recommending the tough ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated -1
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated -9
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    Slain Girl's Mother: Police Didn't Do Enough

    Slain Girl's Mother: Police Didn't Do Enough
    SOUDERTON, Pa. — The mother of a 9-year-old girl allegedly raped and killed by a neighbor at her suburban Philadelphia apartment complex says police didn't adequately respond to a previous incident involving her daughter and the suspect. Heather Gebhard says police "blew (her) off" three weeks ago after she says her daughter, Skyler Kauffman, and another girl were lured into the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Ex-Employee Shoots Manager, Then Self

    Ex-Employee Shoots Manager, Then Self
    LAKESIDE — A Barona Gaming Commission employee who was fired last month walked into a commission office armed with a shotgun Tuesday morning and shot and killed a manager, then turned the gun on himself, authorities said. San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore identified the shooter in the murder-suicide as Donnell Roberts, 38, of El Cajon. He worked as an investigator ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    FBI: DC Schools Evacuated After Receiving Suspicious Letters

    FBI: DC Schools Evacuated After Receiving Suspicious Letters
    WASHINGTON -- Nearly 30 letters that contained a white, powdery substance delivered to District of Columbia schools on Thursday are similar to those mailed to schools elsewhere in the U.S. over the last several weeks, the FBI said. Preliminary testing by hazardous materials crews found the powder in the letters received in the district was not harmful, two law enforcement officials ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Shooter Arrested After Injuring Seven At Popular Nightclub

    COVINGTON, WA - A Covington man fired shots into a crowd at a popular nightclub at the Muckleshoot Casino early Sunday morning, seriously injuring two victims and wounding five others, Auburn police reported. The shooting suspect, a 42-year-old man, was arrested and booked Sunday into the King County Jail for investigation of attempted homicide for shooting his estranged wife, her male ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated +12
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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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    Wounded Officers: 'God Was With Us Tonight'

    Wounded Officers: 'God Was With Us Tonight'
    CHICAGO - Two Chicago police officers were shot and wounded late Monday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, authorities said. The 29-year-old patrolmen from the West Side Harrison police district were expected to recover from their injuries, according to police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, who spoke with reporters this morning outside the emergency room at Stroger Hospital. "God was with us tonight," ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Amber Alert Issued For Missing Baltimore Child

    UPDATE: Baltimore police have named a potential suspect in the abduction of 8-year-old Darrick Brown, who was taken from a Southwest Baltimore street Monday evening. Authorities said they are searching for Raheem Taylor, 21. The child remains missing. [photo:607754] No other details have been released, including whether the suspect knows the child. In a statement this morning, authorities said:, The above ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Bail Reduced for Cop-Killer's Relative

    FOND DU LAC, WI - A Fond du Lac woman charged with threatening the girlfriend of a man accused of gunning down a Fond du Lac police officer is out on bail. [photo:604813] Hlee Y. Cruckson, 29, of 159 Mary's Ave. was released Friday from Fond du Lac County Jail. She was being held on charges of reckless endangerment and pointing ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Narcotics Team Nabs Son of CA Sheriff

    PACIFIC GROVE, CA - Jacob Scott Miller, the 25-year-old son of Sheriff Scott Miller, was arrested Tuesday on narcotics charges after the sheriff's own drug team served a search warrant in Pacific Grove. Jacob Miller resides in a separate apartment on his father's property. Cmdr. Jerry Teeter said Miller was arrested at the residence on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Just Like Santa Claus, Dispatcher Delivers

    Just Like Santa Claus, Dispatcher Delivers
    A message that Toledo police officers look forward to came across their service radios without fail at 7:30 p.m. yesterday, just as it has on Dec. 24 for more than three decades. Three times on every Christmas Eve for the last 35 years, Officer James "Jim" Ogle has made the announcement over police channels: "Attention all units, attention all units: Be ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +20
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    Man Approaching With Ax Shot by Police

    DES PLAINES, Ill. - Authorities in suburban Chicago say a Des Plaines police officer fatally shot a 24-year-old man who refused to drop the ax he was holding. [widget:news__illinois] The Cook County medical examiner's office says Krzysztof Kaczor (KRISH'-stof kot-CHUR') was pronounced dead early Monday at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Des Plaines Police Chief Jim Prandini says his ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -2
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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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    Drunk Mom Rolls SUV With 11 Kids Inside

    MILWAUKEE - A vehicle with a drunken driver behind the wheel and 11 children inside rolled over on a big-city exit ramp in Wisconsin, sending five of the kids to the hospital, authorities said. The crash happened Saturday afternoon on northbound Interstate 43 at the 10th Avenue exit in Milwaukee, with the sport-utility vehicle coming to a rest on its roof, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -28
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