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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 about 7 years ago | Rated -14
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    Lip Tattoo Leads to Burglary Arrest

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Police say a suspect in a Colorado home invasion had the evidence written all over his face. A tattoo on the upper lip of 20-year-old Anthony Brandon Gonzales led to his arrest last week in the home invasion of an Elvis impersonator in Pueblo County. A witness told police that one of the invaders had "East Side" ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +13
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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 about 7 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 about 7 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 about 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Man Intentionally Vomits on Off-Duty Cop at Baseball Game

    Man Intentionally Vomits on Off-Duty Cop at Baseball Game
    PHILADELPHIA -- A New Jersey man is facing charges after police say he intentionally vomited on an 11-year-old girl and her father in the stands during a Phillies game. Twenty-one-year-old Matthew Clemmens, of Cherry Hill, N.J., was arraigned Friday on charges stemming from his behavior at Wednesday night's Phillies-Nationals game. Police say Clemmens made himself vomit on an off-duty police captain ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -101
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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 over 7 years ago | Rated -31
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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 about 7 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 about 7 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 over 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    After 70 Deaths, Drug Suspect Remains in Jamaica

    After 70 Deaths, Drug Suspect Remains in Jamaica
    KINGSTON, Jamaica — A Jamaican don sought in a major military operation is believed to still be on the island but his whereabouts remain a mystery, the country's police chief said Friday. Jamaican police and soldiers have killed 73 people since Sunday in an effort to capture Christopher "Dudus" Coke, a powerful leader in the Kingston slums who is sought by ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -9
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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 over 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 over 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 over 7 years ago | Rated -15
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    VA Shooting Ends in Fatal Car Crash

    RICHMOND, VA — A high-speed chase with police ended with one man dead and two others injured Saturday morning after officers attempted to pull over a vehicle while investigating an earlier shooting, a department spokeswoman said. Police initially responded to several reports of shots being fired in the 500 block of Fifth Street around 3:40 a.m. Officers found a man in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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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 about 7 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 over 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Police Sent Evidence to Exonerate Steelers' Holmes

    Police Sent Evidence to Exonerate Steelers' Holmes
    PITTSBURGH - The lawyer for Steelers WR Santonio Holmes said he completed an independent investigation and is "more confident than ever" that his client will be cleared of assault allegations. "This is nothing more than frivolous and extortion and we believe we are going to show that," Adam Swickle told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "I have an obligation to defend (Holmes') reputation. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Anchorage Officer Shot During Traffic Stop

    Anchorage Officer Shot During Traffic Stop
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An Anchorage police officer was shot multiple times as she approached a car during a routine traffic stop Wednesday. Officer Jean Mills, 45, suffered wounds to her abdomen and arm and underwent surgery until early afternoon, said a police spokesman, Lt. Dave Parker. Doctors were pleased with the results of the surgery, he said. The officer, who is ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -29
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    AZ Deputy Shot with AK-47; Illegal Immigrants Suspected

    AZ Deputy Shot with AK-47; Illegal Immigrants Suspected
    PHOENIX — Law officers backed by helicopters hunted gunmen in Arizona's desert early Saturday after a sheriff's deputy was wounded by suspected illegal immigrants believed to be smuggling marijuana, officials said. The violent episode came amid nationwide debate over the state's tough new immigration law. Pinal County Deputy Louie Puroll was patrolling alone Friday afternoon in a rugged area near Interstate ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -49
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