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    Police: FL Woman Tried to Sell Grandson for $30K

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman and her boyfriend have been charged with trying to sell her infant grandson for $30,000. [photo:579141] Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested 45-year-old Patty Bigbee and 42-year-old Lawrence Works on Friday in Daytona Beach after they met with an agent posing as a buyer. Both were charged with illegal sale or surrender ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -19
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    Man Threatens Police at LAPD; Lead Officers on Chase

    Man Threatens Police at LAPD; Lead Officers on Chase
    LOS ANGELES - Police arrested a man Thursday who allegedly threatened officers inside a South Los Angeles police station before leading them on a nearly half-hour televised chase. The unidentified suspect was taken into custody by about a dozen LAPD officers around 2:15 p.m. after a chase that began about 1:50 p.m. at the Southwest Area police station in the 1500 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -15
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    Man Shot After Opening Fire On Police In Strip Club

    DETROIT - Detroit Police opened fire on a man inside a strip club on the city’s east side early this morning as they investigated a call about someone inside the facility. Police were called to Club 007 on the 5300 block of East Outer Drive around 6:35 a.m. today for a possible breaking and entering. Officers found a door ajar and ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +10
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    Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Bus Stabbing Suspect

    Police Arrest 16-Year-Old Bus Stabbing Suspect
    BOSTON - A 16-year-old Boston boy is facing charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and attempted murder after a stabbing Tuesday on an MBTA bus traveling in front of Boston police headquarters. The boy, arrested today at his home in the Dorchester neighborhood, will be arraigned Thursday in Juvenile Court, an MBTA spokesman said. The incident happened at ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +5
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    Job Applicant Caught Trying to Cheat On Polygraph

    Job Applicant Caught Trying to Cheat On Polygraph
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State Patrol manager arriving at the Olympia headquarters for a meeting noticed a book on the seat of a parked car about "how to beat the lie detector." The Patrol said Criminal Records Manager Heather Anderson called the Human Resources division last Wednesday and was told a job candidate was in the process of taking ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -22
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    Police Officers Arrested in Corrupt County Exec Probe

    Police Officers Arrested in Corrupt County Exec Probe
    WASHINGTON -- Three Prince George's County police officers have been arrested in connection with County Executive Jack Johnson's corruption allegations, ABC 7 reports. Federal agents arrested the three officers as they came to work Monday morning, according to The Washington Post. They will also execute seven search warrants in several locations around the county. Johnson was arrested Friday following a four-year ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -21
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    Cops Nab Man After Finding Cocain Stuffed In Bologna

    Cops Nab Man After Finding Cocain Stuffed In Bologna
    HOLYOKE, Mass. — A Massachusetts man was arrested after a kilogram of cocaine hidden inside a hollowed-out chunk of bologna was delivered to his home. Holyoke police said they were tipped off by postal inspectors in Puerto Rico who had been investigating similar shipments. A dog confirmed the presence of drugs and the bologna was cut open. The meat was then ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +11
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    Mom Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Autistic Son

    MODESTO, CA - Anitra Hankins held a prayer vigil in May for her 13-year-old son the day before he was scheduled to undergo a series of surgeries and medical procedures. "Despite his life-threatening illnesses, Miles has a heartwarming spirit, which has touched countless lives in a positive way," Hankins wrote in a flier promoting the vigil for her son. "Please join ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -5
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    10-Year-Old Girl Helps Police Identify Accused Molester

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA - A 10-year-old DeKalb County girl helped police capture the man accused of molesting her Wednesday morning. "She was inappropriately touched while she was on her way to school," Officer Jason Gagnon with DeKalb police told the AJC. The man, later identified as 49-year-old Stanford Reid Cowan, also allegedly threatened the girl, Gagnon said. The girl was able ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +19
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    Police: 'Solid Move' for Flight Attendant to Take Child Away From Angry Mom

    Police: 'Solid Move' for Flight Attendant to Take Child Away From Angry Mom
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A flight attendant broke up a family feud on Monday, removing a baby from her parents after the mother slapped the child onboard a flight. Beverly McCurley, a flight attendant for Southwest Airlines, told police she got involved when passengers complained a mother on the plane was hitting her 13-month-old daughter in the face to stop her from ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +20
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    Eyewitness' Testimony Backs Up Cop's Actions In 'Violent Encounter'

    SAN JOSE, CA - Supporting a San Jose police officer's version of a violent encounter with a married couple, an eyewitness testified that he saw the husband lunge at the officer, prompting the cop to shoot the man in self-defense. The testimony of Randy Lamar Hanson could go a long way toward convincing jurors that Officer Joseph Paolini accurately described what ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    Bank Employee, Two Civilians Held in $140K Heist

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Police say two West Palm Beach bank robbers who rode their motorcycle right into the lobby during their heist had an "inside man." Or in this case, a woman - the bank's assistant manager, whose live-in boyfriend was one of the alleged robbers. The Palm Beach Post reported Wednesday the three were arrested on federal bank ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Tried to Steal Car Using Fake Grenade

    Man Tried to Steal Car Using Fake Grenade
    BOSTON (AP) - Boston police arrested a man they allege tried to steal a Mercedes Benz from a dealership by claiming he had a hand grenade. Police said the man showed up at Expressway Toyota on Wednesday and asked to test drive the car. Staff, describing the man as "nervous and fidgety," insisted on accompanying him. When they got back, the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Routine Case Led to Suspect in Multiple Slayings

    Routine Case Led to Suspect in Multiple Slayings
    WASHINGTON, DC - The big break in the investigation into the high-profile slayings of two sets of mothers and daughters in the Largo area last year came when federal agents who raided the house of a man suspected of stealing guns found additional evidence that eventually made him a suspect in the killings, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. The investigation and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    Two Dead, Six Injured After Birthday Party Attack

    INDIANAPOLIS — A man and a woman are dead following a shooting at a birthday celebration in which eight people were struck by bullets on the near northwest side of Indianapolis. The shootings happened just after midnight Tuesday morning near the home at 1268 W. 32nd Street.masked gunman fired about 25 rounds before fleeing in a car. The man and woman, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    Sex Offender Found Bathing In Department Sink Arrested

    SANTA CRUZ -- A 53-year-old naked man who was bathing in a public bathroom at the Santa Cruz police station was arrested Wednesday, Santa Cruz police reported. A bystander visiting the Center Street police station with his two small children entered the bathroom in the police department's lobby when they encountered the naked man. He was standing in front of the ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Ohio Man Forces Pregnant Woman Into Abortion Center at Gunpoint

    COLUMBUS, OH - A Near East Side man pointed a gun at a pregnant woman and forced her to go to a clinic yesterday morning after she refused to go through with a scheduled abortion there, Columbus police say. Dominic L. Holt-Reid, 27, of 579 Kelton Ave., was arrested and charged with kidnapping and carrying a concealed weapon. [photo:574462] Police found ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Manson Follower Faces Parole Board for 19th Time

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Leslie Van Houten, the one-time Charles Manson follower long seen as the most likely of his ex-acolytes to win freedom someday, faces her 19th parole hearing on Tuesday with a new lawyer and new case law which may give her the best chance yet for release. Even if there is a finding of suitability for parole at ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Theft Suspect Nabbed After Falling Through Ceiling

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - As police in Lexington sought a second man for theft of copper from a vacant house, Charles Creech came tumbling through a ceiling. The 36-year-old Creech had hidden in the basement ceiling after police responded to a neighbor's call about noise coming from the house. Police spokesman Lt. Chris Van Brackel told the Lexington Herald-Leader officers captured ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    Girl, 1, Dies After Being Left in Hot Car; No Charges Filed

    MIRAMAR, Fla. -- Police say a 1-year-old girl is dead after being left for several hours in a hot car. Miramar police in South Florida say Kimberly James was found Sunday afternoon after services ended at Holiness Born Again Church, where her father had been inside. Detectives believe the child was in the car about three hours. She was taken to ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -16
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