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    Barking at Police K9 Earns Ohio Man A Court Date

    MASON, Ohio -- Police say an Ohio man has been charged with a misdemeanor for barking at a police dog. A police report says 25-year-old Ryan James Stephens was charged with teasing a police dog in the Cincinnati suburb of Mason. Officer Bradley Walker wrote that he heard the K9 dog barking uncontrollably inside his patrol car while he was investigating ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +21
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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 ...
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    1,000-Page Police Report Reveals Details In Plot To Kidnap Columbia Sportswear Chairwoman

    1,000-Page Police Report Reveals Details In Plot To Kidnap Columbia Sportswear Chairwoman
    WEST LINN, OR -- The aborted kidnap-for-ransom plot targeting Columbia Sportswear Chairwoman Gert Boyle was intended to net $300,000 for the three co-conspirators. One man, Jose Luis Arevalo of Aloha, provided his minivan, where they planned to stash Boyle and spirit her away from her West Linn home. His cut was to be $20,000. Another man, Ramon Alberto Midence of Beaverton, ...
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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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    NC Officer, Suspect Wounded in Shooting

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte police have released the name of a man shot in the abdomen in a shootout with an officer following a chase. Twenty-year-old Malcolm Xavier Springs of Mooresville was in critical condition at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte after the shooting early Sunday morning. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer Brent Harrison was treated and released after being shot in the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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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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    Suspect Takes Trooper's Gun, Shoots, Runs

    Suspect Takes Trooper's Gun, Shoots, Runs
    LIBERTY, Missouri -- The Missouri Highway Patrol arrested a former Kingsville resident who allegedly shot at a trooper, using the trooper's service weapon, and stole a van. After a morning manhunt, a Kansas City Police Department SWAT team and Patrol members arrested Heller at 715 Jackson St., Kansas City, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. A Highway Patrol report stated the incident started ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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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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    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 ...
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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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    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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    Thieves Steal $150 From Girl's Lemonade Stand

    WARNER ROBINS — Three girls selling lemonade to raise money for a hospitalized toddler were robbed of about $150 at their stand in central Georgia, authorities said. A man and woman approached the girls Saturday afternoon and asked them about their lemonade stand, Houston County sheriff's Lt. Jon Holland said. A 13-year-old girl was holding the jar containing the money when ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    Georgia Police Chief Arrested for Inmate Beating

    Georgia Police Chief Arrested for Inmate Beating
    TIFT COUNTY, GA - A South Georgia police chief was arrested Friday and charged with aggravated assault. Special Walter R. Young, chief of police in Omega, allegedly assaulted an inmate in the Tift County Jail T Walter R. Young, chief of police in Omega, allegedly assaulted an inmate in the Tift County Jail Thursday night, according to the Georgia Bureau of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -25
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    Drug Cartels Threatening Lives of Texas Rangers, ICE Agents

    Drug Cartels Threatening Lives of Texas Rangers, ICE Agents
    BROWNSVILLE — A new law enforcement bulletin warns that members of drug cartels have been overheard plotting to kill federal agents and Texas Rangers who guard the border, officials in Washington reported Thursday. The bulletin, which was issued in March, said cartel members planned to use AK-47 assault rifles to shoot agents and Rangers from across the border. It did not ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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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 ...
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    Cop Shot, Robbery Suspect Killed in Englewood

    Englewood, Ill. -- A police officer was shot in the knee and a male suspect killed during an armed robbery at a Family Dollar store in Englewood Monday night, police officials said. The dead suspect was identified this morning by the Cook County medical examiner's office as Jerome Williams, 27, of the of the 6400 block of South Justine Street. Court ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Murder Suspect Dies in Shootout After Injuring 3 Cops

    Murder Suspect Dies in Shootout After Injuring 3 Cops
    WEST UNION, Ohio - Investigators hope forensic evidence and autopsies on an Ohio man and four relatives he's suspected of murdering will help them piece together the links between the rural home where the relatives' bodies were found and the city neighborhood about 90 miles away where the man died in a shootout with police. Autopsies on the four victims are ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +9
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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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    Off-Duty Officer Shoots, Critically Injures Man

    An off-duty Philadelphia police officer shot and critically wounded a 23-year-old man in the city's East Frankford section Monday afternoon after, he said, he saw the man carrying a gun. The victim, whose name has not been released, was in critical condition Monday night at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus. The officer, whom police would not identify, told authorities he was helping a ...
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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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