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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 over 6 years ago | Rated +12
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    Shooting Suspect Turns Self In To Media, Not Police

    Shooting Suspect Turns Self In To Media, Not Police
    LEE COUNTY, AL - Reporters and photographers on the scene of a deadly college shooting in Alabama unwittingly became part of the story - when a man walked up to them and calmly said he 'did all this'. The shootings in the car park of Southern Union Community College in Opelika killed a 63-year-old woman, wounded two other women, aged 36 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -21
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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 over 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 over 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 over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Surveillance Captures Violent Attack; Police Seek Help In IDing Suspects

    Surveillance Captures Violent Attack; Police Seek Help In IDing Suspects
    DALLAS - In the video, Adriana Ibarra is dragged kicking and screaming, but fighting all the way, across a parking lot. She clings to her gym bag and purse with a ferocity worthy of prime-time TV. “I do feel very fortunate that he didn’t cut me or stab me,” said Ibarra, who was held at knifepoint during the violent March 29 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated +9
  • -47

    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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 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 over 6 years ago | Rated +35
  • -36

    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 over 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 over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police: Abduction of Ohio Mother Seemed Elaborately Planned

    Police: Abduction of Ohio Mother Seemed Elaborately Planned
    LOGAN, OH - Summer Inman's kidnapping appears to have been elaborately planned and included the use of a Taser and plastic zip-tie handcuffs, according to authorities. A witness told police he came within a foot of two men who were forcing Inman into a car outside a Logan bank about 11p.m. on March 22, a week before her body was found. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    NYPD: Missing Boy's Remains Found In Refrigerator, Dumpster

    NYPD: Missing Boy's Remains Found In Refrigerator, Dumpster
    BROOKLYN - The body parts of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who vanished while walking home alone from camp were found Wednesday in a refrigerator of a man being questioned in his disappearance, police sources said. The ghoulish discovery of Leiby Kletzky early Wednesday morning capped a frantic two-day search for the child. The Hasidic child's apparent body parts - including his ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -26
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Police Crack 23-Year-Old Murder Case

    Police Crack 23-Year-Old Murder Case
    CONCORD, N.H.—Modern DNA testing techniques and a witness now willing to testify enabled New Hampshire police to file new charges in the October 1988 murder of two women in Nashua, officials said Tuesday. Anthony Barnaby, 43, was arrested Monday in Montreal while David Caplin, 49, was arrested in New Carlisle, Quebec, where he was being held at the New Carlisle jail ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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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 over 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 over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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