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    Feds Arrest Philadelphia Reputed Mob Head, Others

    PHILADELPHIA - The reputed boss of the Philadelphia mob, his alleged lieutenant and 11 others were hit with federal racketeering and gambling charges in an indictment unsealed Monday, a case that federal authorities said shows that organized crime is far from defunct. The indictment accuses alleged mob leader Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi, reputed underboss Joseph Massimino and the others of running ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police: Arrest of Soldier Foiled "Terror Plot"

    Police: Arrest of Soldier Foiled "Terror Plot"
    An AWOL soldier was arrested in Texas near Fort Hood after authorities found potential bomb-making materials and at least one gun in the suspect's motel room, a federal law enforcement official said. Pfc. Naser Abdo, 21, told investigators he was planning to attack fellow soldiers near the military post, where an Army psychiatrist was charged two years earlier in the slayings ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +18
  • -43

    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper

    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper
    During a violent Memorial Day spree, an off-duty Franklin County deputy shot and killed his ex-wife in a Roanoke convenience store parking lot and then fled in his patrol car, police said. Then, after a nearly hour-long pursuit that ended in Montgomery County, the deputy was stopped by police gunfire -- after a state trooper was wounded and the resulting investigation ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -43
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    Man Shot Mayor Who Backed His Parole

    Man Shot Mayor Who Backed His Parole
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A convicted killer who was out on parole is accused of shooting and critically wounding a northern Arkansas mayor who had written a letter in support of his release from prison. Everton Mayor Bill Gerdes was in critical condition at a hospital in Springfield, Mo., after he was shot in the back and left hand Wednesday ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Norway Terror Suspect To Be Arraigned In Closed Court

    Norway Terror Suspect To Be Arraigned In Closed Court
    OSLO, Norway — An Oslo district court judge decided Monday to hold the arraignment for the suspect in the twin attacks in Norway behind closed doors, denying him an opportunity to air his anti-Muslim views to the public. The decision was announced to throngs of reporters waiting outside the court for their first glimpse of Anders Behring Breivik since Friday’s bombing ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Police: Men Kidnapped Boy, Glued Mouth Shut, Filmed Abuse

    MANCHESTER, N.H. — Police in Manchester, N.H., say two men held a 15-year-old boy at knifepoint, glued his lips shut and burned him while filming the incident with an iPod. The men were arraigned Friday and held on $100,000 bail each. Police found the teen naked under a bed in an apartment Friday. They noted his lips appeared to be glued ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -36
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    Deputy Shoots 'Erratic' Man During Altercation

    BOTHELL, WA - A man has died after he was shot by a Snohomish County Sheriff's deputy during an incident Sunday in a Bothell-area neighborhood, officials said. Sgt. Robert Goetz of the Everett Police said the shooting happened inside a home in the 2000 block of 187th Place Southeast in unincorporated Bothell at about 12:20 p.m. He said the incident unfolded ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +1
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    Officer Stable After Being Stabbed in Chest

    Officer Stable After Being Stabbed in Chest
    CAMDEN — A veteran police officer was stabbed in the chest trying to break up a fight on a city street corner, according to a report by the Gloucester County Times. The officer, a 14-year veteran of the force, was in critical but stable condition Sunday at Cooper University Hospital. A spokesman for Camden Count Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk did not ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Nine Teens Arrested In Beating Of Gay Man

    SPRINGFIELD — Nine people, ages 12 to 19, are facing hate crime charges in connection with the beating of an openly gay man in Springfield. Sgt. John Delaney said the beating occurred shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday as the 30-year-old victim walked down a Springfield street. Delaney said the victim told police he was then attacked by the suspects who knocked ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
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    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested

    Police: Fugitive Mobster Whitey Bulger Arrested
    SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Fugitive South Boston mob boss and once the most wanted man in the world, James “Whitey” Bulger was arrested last night in southern California after 16 years on the lam and to the astonishment of many who held to the myth that he would forever evade capture. The 82-year-old gangster — wanted for his alleged role in 19 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +25
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    Retired Cop Shot In Carjacking; Returns Fire

    Retired Cop Shot In Carjacking; Returns Fire
    DETROIT - An 81-year-old retired Detroit police officer was shot during a carjacking, but returned fire on the man who stole his 2010 silver Ford Escape, police said. According to police, the victim — whose name has not been released — was leaving the U.S. Post Office near Chene and Gratiot when he was approached by another man around noon. The ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -13
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