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    Police Investigating RI High School 'Hit List'

    NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I.—Police in North Smithfield are investigating a report that a high school student drew up a "hit list" targeting fellow students for violence. WJAR-TV reports that the list was found last week by a teacher at North Smithfield High School and turned over to the police. Police say whoever wrote the list put down names of students and teachers ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police: Florida Shooter Kills One, Wounds Five, Before Turning Gun on Himself

    Police: Florida Shooter Kills One, Wounds Five, Before Turning Gun on Himself
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A gunman who had a history of mental illness fatally shot one man, then drove through his Gainesville neighborhood on a 13-minute shooting spree that wounded five others before killing himself, police said. Gainesville police Cpl. Tscharna Senn identified the gunman as Clifford Miller Jr., 24. The gunman shot himself Monday in his red pickup truck, Senn said ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Ohio Girl Found Alive, Bound; No Sign Of Other Missing Three

    Ohio Girl Found Alive, Bound; No Sign Of Other Missing Three
    MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) - Police cruisers blocked off a park Monday morning frequented by a man who was arrested after a 13-year-old girl was found in his home, bound and gagged but alive, four days after disappearing with her family. The whereabouts of her mother, brother and another woman remained a mystery. Ten miles from home, a 13-year-old girl was ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Topless Woman, 61, Attacks Officers With Meat Cleaver

    Topless Woman, 61, Attacks Officers With Meat Cleaver
    PORTLAND, OR - Two police officers were nearly hacked to death by a topless woman who attacked them with a meat cleaver on Tuesday. The bizarre assault came after two veteran cops in Portland, Ore., were called to an apartment complex after a call came because a naked woman was allegedly outside the building and screaming, according to police. When the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +17
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    Suspect Arrested in Oakland Officer's Shooting

    Suspect Arrested in Oakland Officer's Shooting
    Oakland -- As a Fremont police officer clung to life Saturday, the suspect in his shooting was captured in San Diego just one block away from the U.S.-Mexico border by a sharp-eyed police officer. Andrew Barrientos shot at two Fremont officers as they tried to arrest him Friday at his East Oakland home on domestic violence charges, police said. Barrientos then ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +33
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    Police: Man Kills Self After Shooting at UT Austin

    Police: Man Kills Self After Shooting at UT Austin
    AUSTIN, Texas — A gunman opened fire Tuesday inside a University of Texas campus library then fatally shot himself, and police are searching for a possible second suspect, university police said. A man fired an automatic weapon on the sixth floor of the Perry-Castaneda Library early Tuesday, UT police spokeswoman Rhonda Weldon said. "He subsequently shot himself. He is deceased," she ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    Police: Indiana Kids Died After 10 Hours in Closet

    INDIANAPOLIS — A woman charged in the deaths of two of her children allegedly locked them and three siblings inside a small closet and left to visit a friend, returning about 10 hours later to find the boy and girl dead inside. An Indianapolis police report released Tuesday said Edyan Farah, 28, told officers she "was not in her right mind" ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Cop Killers Spared Death Penalty Due to Hung Jury

    Cop Killers Spared Death Penalty Due to Hung Jury
    PHILADELPHIA - Two convicted killers of a Philadelphia police officer were spared the death penalty today after a jury deliberating the men's fate declared it was deadlocked. Eric DeShann Floyd, 35, and Levon T. Warner, 41, - two bank robbers whose partner killed Police Sgt. Stephen Liczbinski - will serve life in prison without parole in the May 3, 2008 shooting ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -31
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    Police: FL Woman Swindled Cancer Patients for Cash

    MIAMI BEACH -- A South Florida woman is accused of fraudulently taking cash payments for the treatment of cancer patients in Miami Beach. Miami Beach Police say Mildred Ibet Roca, 56, stole cash payments made by patients in return offering discounts for treatments at Aptium Oncology at Mount Sinai Medical Center. [photo:580605] Police say Roca also fraudulently billed for services at ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Parents in MD Can Use Dogs to Sniff Our Drugs in Home

    BALTIMORE (AP) - Forget urine tests, parents in Maryland can hire dogs to sniff out whether their kids are using drugs. The nonprofit group Dogs Finding Drugs uses canines that can detect even trace amounts of narcotics within seconds. Owner Anne Willis says parents are clamoring for the service. The rate is about $200 an hour. Dogs Finding Drugs also offers ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Police Question Scientist in Miami Airport Scare

    Police Question Scientist in Miami Airport Scare
    MIAMI — A scientist has been detained at the Miami International Airport after screeners spotted a metal canister in his luggage that looked like a pipe bomb, prompting an evacuation, a government official said. The FBI and Miami-Dade police were interviewing the 70-year-old man, the official said Friday. No explosives have been found. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Captured After Jumping Into River to Escape Police

    CHICAGO - A man allegedly stealing catalytic converters who attempted to flee police by jumping into the North Branch of the Chicago River Wednesday night was taken into custody a short time later. Police arrived in the 2200 block of North Elston Avenue about 9:35 p.m. and a male fled on foot and jumped into the river, police News Affairs Officer ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Surveillance Photos Released of Oakland Shooting Suspect

    Surveillance Photos Released of Oakland Shooting Suspect
    OAKLAND - The Oakland police department is seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects seen in surveillance video taken moments before the Sunday killing of a Fairfax man who was in the San Francisco Bay area for a job interview. Jing Hong Kang, 45, was shot to death around 11:30 p.m. during a robbery in downtown Oakland shortly after leaving ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    Police: Boy Escapes Father Who Chained Him to Table for Days

    Police: Boy Escapes Father Who Chained Him to Table for Days
    SACRAMENTO, CA - (AP) Police say a 13-year-old Sacramento boy escaped after spending at least two days locked in chains by his father and stepmother. Officer Konrad von Schoech says the boy was chained from Wednesday until Friday night, tethered to a kitchen table most of the time. The teen managed to free himself when his father and stepmother left the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -7
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    Court Docs Reveal New Key Details in Murder of College Student

    Court Docs Reveal New Key Details in Murder of College Student
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - George Huguely V told Charlottesville police that he "saw blood coming from Yeardley Love's nose," as he banged her head against a wall during an assault May 3 that led to her death, according to police and court records released Thursday. Love died of blunt force trauma to the head, the Virginia State Medical Examiner said Wednesday in ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Two Officers, Three Other People Shot In NYC

    Two Officers, Three Other People Shot In NYC
    NEW YORK — Police say two officers and two civilians were wounded and another person was killed in an exchange of gunfire in upper Manhattan. NYPD spokesman Sgt. Carlos Nieves says the most seriously hurt officer was shot early Sunday in his protective vest covering his chest and was hospitalized in stable condition. The other officer was being treated for a ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -15
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    Man Gets 45 Years for Attempted Murder of Town's Police Chief

    LINCOLN, Ill. — A Logan County judge has sentenced a heavily tattooed Lincoln man to 45 years in prison for the attempted murder of the town's now-retired police chief, Stuart Erlenbush. Circuit Court Judge Thomas Harris imposed the sentence Thursday on 34-year-old Michael "Tattoo" Knuth, who was convicted by a jury last month of attempted murder, possession of a firearm by ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +12
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    Police: Woman Fakes Cancer, Solicits Online Donations

    PHILADELPHIA - To subsidize her social life, an unemployed Willow Grove woman faked cancer and brazenly tried to take advantage of Breast Cancer Awareness Month by planning a benefit in her own honor, police said. Alicia Tolton, 26, told friends and relatives this summer that she had been diagnosed with breast and ovarian cancer 18 months earlier, Upper Moreland Township Police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -24
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    A Modern Day Bates: Widow Lives With Corpses of Husband, Twin

    WYALUSING, Pa. (AP) - The 91-year-old widow lived by herself in a tumbledown house on a desolate country road. But she wasn't alone, not really, not as long as she could visit her husband and twin sister. No matter they were already dead. Jean Stevens simply had their embalmed corpses dug up and stored them at her house _ in the ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    FBI Willing to Listen to Shooter Targeting Military Services

    FBI Willing to Listen to Shooter Targeting Military Services
    WASHINGTON, DC - Investigators in Virginia are looking for the person behind five shootings in the past few weeks at the Pentagon and other military locations — all, they say, traced to the same weapon. "We believe the suspect has a grievance surrounding the U.S. Marine Corps," John Perren, who leads the FBI's Washington field office, said at a press conference ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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