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    Maine Murder Suspect Seized After Fleeing Hospital

    BANGOR, Maine -- A murder suspect who escaped from a Maine psychiatric hospital by climbing over a fence has been captured in a neighboring city after about 15 hours on the lam. Officers found 29-year-old William Hall walking down a street in Brewer at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, hours after someone fitting his description swam across the Penobscot River. He was about ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +12
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    Man Attempted to Strangle Officer During Booking Process

    CONCORD -- A Martinez man arrested on suspicion of drug possession compounded his troubles Wednesday when he allegedly tried to strangle an officer inside the Concord Police Department. Joshua Richard Carter, 23, turned violent during the booking process after being arrested around 7 a.m., Concord police Lt. Brandon Richey said in a release. Carter had been on Concord Avenue when a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Neo Nazi Leader Shot Dead By 10-Year-Old Son

    Neo Nazi Leader Shot Dead By 10-Year-Old Son
    RIVERSIDE, CA - Authorities in Southern California are investigating the slaying of a well-known white supremacist leader who was shot and killed yesterday morning -- possibly by his own son. Jeff Hall, 32, was found dead inside his Riverside home in the 5400 block of Lauder Court at about 4 a.m. Sunday. Hall died of a single gunshot wound from a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +22
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    Officer Charged With Stealing $43K From Elderly Woman

    Officer Charged With Stealing $43K From Elderly Woman
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia police officer was charged Tuesday with scamming an elderly woman she was assigned to help, authorities said. Sgt. Aisha Hackley was arrested on a theft charge at the police department’s Second District headquarters, where she works. The 35-year-old was released on personal recognizance and is due back in court later this month. Hackley forged ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -20
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    Suspect Cuffed to Chair Escapes from NY Police

    Suspect Cuffed to Chair Escapes from NY Police
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - If you're in Buffalo and see a man handcuffed to a chair, call police. They'd like the chair back, along with the guy shackled to it. Authorities are looking for a robbery suspect who escaped from a Buffalo police station by slipping out a back door while handcuffed to a chair. Police tell Buffalo media outlets that 58-year-old ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Nuclear Power Plant Worker's Joke Brings Out Bomb Squad

    WINTERSBURG, Ariz. - A contractor working at an Arizona nuclear power plant was taken into custody and had his vehicle searched by a bomb squad after saying he may have a bomb in his vehicle. Sgt. Jesse Spurgin of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says the man apparently made the comment "kind of in jest" during a routine vehicle inspection at ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Armed 81-Year-Old Charged After Struggle With Police

    CAMDENTON, Mo. | An 81-year-old Camdenton man is facing several charges after an altercation with police after he walked away from a Morgan County care facility. The Camden County Sheriff's Office says the man was armed with a gun when deputies found him at a home west of Camdenton on Saturday. He was taken into custody immediately, but fired one shot ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Supreme Court Orders Release of 33K Inmates

    Supreme Court Orders Release of 33K Inmates
    LOS ANGELES - The U.S. Supreme Court effectively ordered California on Monday to release 33,000 inmates over two years from an in-state prison population that numbers about 143,000. Kent Scheidegger of the tough-on-crime Criminal Justice Legal Foundation blogged that Californians shouldn't "bother investing much in a car. It will be open season on cars, given that car thieves (nonviolent offenders) will ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -47
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    Spy Program Helps Police Track Down Computer Thief

    Spy Program Helps Police Track Down Computer Thief
    OAKLAND, CA - When a burglar stole Joshua Kaufman's laptop, the police wouldn't help him find it - so he turned to the Internet. "I came home late on a Monday night in March, and someone had broken into my apartment through my window," Kaufman, an Oakland, Calif. resident, told the Daily News. The thief made off with his MacBook, his ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Detroit PD Gun Ends up in Hands of Tulsa Suspect

    Detroit PD Gun Ends up in Hands of Tulsa Suspect
    Tulsa, Ok. -- The gun that was recovered from a 20-year-old man who was shot by a Tulsa police officer Sunday has been identified as formerly belonging to the Detroit Police Department, Tulsa police said Tuesday. Tulsa police are waiting on a weapons trace to determine whether the gun found its way from Detroit to Tulsa legally, Detective Vic Regalado said. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Police Kill Gunman Who Fatally Shot Couple

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Police have shot and killed a man who allegedly gunned down a man and woman in an upscale Riverside neighborhood. Riverside police Lt. Guy Toussaint tells the Press-Enterprise the man and woman were shot just before 6 p.m. Tuesday in the gated Riverwalk neighborhood in western Riverside. Both died at the scene. Toussaint says one of the ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Bullet Grazes Trooper's Head During Stop; Suspect Shot

    Bullet Grazes Trooper's Head During Stop; Suspect Shot
    PORT ALLEN, LA — A drunken driving suspect shot a Louisiana state trooper early Wednesday, grazing the trooper's head, and was preparing to shoot the downed trooper again when West Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies shot him, state police said. The man was standing over the trooper, revolver in hand, when deputies arrived, said Col. Mike Edmonson, commander of Louisiana State ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +35
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    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors

    Horror Awaited Police Behind Closed Suburban Doors
    WARRINGTON, PA - The caller was un-rushed and exceedingly polite, even thanking the police dispatcher as he reported that he had beaten his wife and their 7-year-old son to death with a baseball bat in their home in a handsome neighborhood in Warrington. When police arrived at 167 Redstone Dr. late Friday night, they found a typewritten note on the front ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -36
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    Man Named Stoner Arrested on Drug Charges

    A Florida man with the suggestive surname Stoner was arrested on marijuana-related charges for the second time in four years, police said. Clearwater police said officers executed a search warrant Tuesday night on the home of Glenn Stoner, 56, and discovered 19 marijuana plants along with indoor growing equipment in the suspect's bedroom, the St. Petersburg Times reported Thursday. The arrest ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    FL Police Recruit Still Missing; Boyfriend Not Talking to Authorities

    FL Police Recruit Still Missing; Boyfriend Not Talking to Authorities
    NDIAN ROCKS BEACH, Fla. -- Kelly Rothwell liked to tell friends she had the best backyard: From the living room window in her second-floor condo, she could see the blue water of the Gulf of Mexico gently rolling onto the white, sandy beach. It was a soothing sight for Rothwell, a 35-year-old police recruit whose loved ones say her life was ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -13
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    Two Deputies Injured During Pursuit of Alleged Murderer

    JACKSON COUNTY, IA - An Iowa man was arrested in Philip on Sunday after his wife was found dead and his two-year-old son went missing at their home in Greene, Iowa. Police arrested 39-year-old Thomas Petersen on Highway 73 near Philip around 7:30 Sunday morning. An Amber Alert had been issued for Petersen's son. South Dakota police tracked down the car ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Police: New Orleans Murders Follow Different, More Difficult Pattern

    Police: New Orleans Murders Follow Different, More Difficult Pattern
    NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans remains one of the nation’s bloodiest cities. According to a report released Friday by the U.S Bureau of Justice Assistance, the city’s murder rate is 10 times higher than the national average — at least four times more than cities of comparable size. The study, one of several requested by Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Police Superintendent ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Mother Drives Minivan Into Hudson River; Kills Self and Three Children

    Mother Drives Minivan Into Hudson River; Kills Self and Three Children
    Update at 9:22 a.m. ET: The Hudson Valley Insider newspaper reports that City of Newburgh investigators have ruled the mother's death a suicide. Update at 9:14 a.m. ET: New York City's WPIX reports that police had responded to a 911 call about a domestic disturbance at the victim's nearby home only 10 minutes before the incident, but found the house empty. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -21
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    Officers Fire Multiple Shots at 8-Month-Old Pit Bull

    Camden, Penn. -- What appeared to be bullet holes in at least two cars, a house window, and near a doorway on Lemuel Street in Camden suggested a gunfight. But witnesses said the scene was the remnants of police firing on a pit bull around 9 p.m. Friday. More than 100 feet and across the street from where the dog fell, ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -4
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    1-Year-Old Taken In Carjacking Returns Home Safely

    CHICAGO - A 1-year-old boy seated in the back seat of his mother’s car was taken Thursday morning after a carjacker stole the vehicle, but has since been found safe, police said. The suspect remains at large. The boy’s mother was carjacked at gunpoint around 4:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Calumet Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Laura ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +7
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