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    Terrorist Tries to Blow Up Plane During Final Approach

    Terrorist Tries to Blow Up Plane During Final Approach
    WASHINGTON — - In what was described as an act of terrorism, a Nigerian passenger attempted to ignite an incendiary device Friday aboard a Northwest Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Detroit as the plane began its approach for landing, federal officials said. The plane landed safely shortly before noon. The suspected would-be bomber suffered burns as the result of his attempt, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -32
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    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC

    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC
    NEW YORK CITY - A quick-thinking street vendor and three heroic cops stopped a madman from detonating a car bomb in the heart of Times Square Saturday night, law enforcement officials told the Daily News. The T-shirt vendor - a Vietnam vet - told Officer Wayne Rhatigan there was smoke coming from a Nissan SUV on the southwest corner of 45th ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +30
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    Two Federal Agents Shot Inside L.V. Courthouse

    Two Federal Agents Shot Inside L.V. Courthouse
    Update: Court Officer, Perp Killed in Courthouse ShootingLAS VEGAS, NV - Two federal agents were hurt Monday when a shotgun-toting man opened fire inside a courthouse in downtown Las Vegas. The gunman fled across the street and was shot in the head and killed. The large building, which also houses the offices of Nevada Senators Harry Reid and John Ensign, was ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -20
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    Raid Yields $1 Million Worth Of Cocaine

    Raid Yields $1 Million Worth Of Cocaine
    RICHMOND, Calif. — Three brothers and two other men face charges after authorities say they seized more than $1 million worth of cocaine in the east San Francisco Bay city of Richmond. Richmond Police Sgt. Bisa French announced Tuesday that after a yearlong investigation, federal agents and local police arrested Francisco, Jose and Casimiro Cruz on suspicion of drug trafficking charges ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +11
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    Police: Give Wash. Judges More Leeway to Deny Bail

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Law enforcement officers asked lawmakers Tuesday to support several bills introduced in response to the murder of four Lakewood police officers, including a constitutional amendment that would give judges leeway in denying bail. "The question is 'Would these bills have made a difference?'" in preventing the murders of Sgt. Mark Renninger and officers Tina Griswold, Ronald Owens and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    New York City Safer Than Ever Before?

    New York City Safer Than Ever Before?
    NEW YORK - New York is on pace to record fewer murders in 2009 than in any year in recent memory - and overall crime is plummeting, too, officials said Monday. "All of the experts said it couldn't be done, particularly in a down economy, but we've done it and we should all feel very proud," Mayor Bloomberg boasted in announcing ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Police Link 65 Year-Old-Man To Random Ohio Car Shootings

    BEREA, Ohio - A 65-year-old man apparently drove through the Cleveland suburbs and randomly shot at moving cars several times over the span of four months, authorities said Friday in announcing his arrest. Paul Hausmann is suspected of shooting at four vehicles in Berea and a fifth in Strongsville, his hometown, between mid-August and mid-December, Berea Police Chief Mark Schulz said. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    NYPD Releases Chilling 9/11 Helicopter Photos

    NYPD Releases Chilling 9/11 Helicopter Photos
    NEW YORK — Newly released aerial photos of the Sept. 11, 2001, World Trade Center attack show the towers coming down from a dramatic new angle. The photos were obtained by ABC News, which filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the National Institute of Standards and Technology last year. The NIST collected the images as part of its investigation ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -56
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    Police Release New Sketches of Serial Killer

    Police Release New Sketches of Serial Killer
    LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police have released two new composite sketches of a man believed to have killed at least 11 people since 1985. The sketches, released Thursday, use age-enhancement techniques to show how the man dubbed the "Grim Sleeper" might look like today. The sketches are based on the description given by a woman who survived a brutal assault ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -12
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    Mother, 4 Children Pulled From Fire Were Stabbed

    MEDFORD, Ore. — A mother and her four young children who were pulled from a burning house on Monday had stab wounds and died at the hospital, and the father was under police watch. Authorities said medics initially treated the victims on the lawn of the small house for smoke inhalation, but it later became clear the victims had also been ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Man With Grudge Busted by Surveillance Photos

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -A Port St. Lucie man who stole a delivery driver's keys to get back at him over a grudge has been arrested on felony burglary charges. Matthew Everett Gray allegedly admitted swiping the keys of a Pepsi-Cola service truck because he wanted the driver to get in trouble at work. The keys unlocked some 20 vending machines. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    Boy Shot 8 Times By Police After Possessing BB Gun

    Boy Shot 8 Times By Police After Possessing BB Gun
    CHICAGO - Chicago police late Monday shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy who one official said was holding a BB gun, the second police-involved shooting of the night. No officers were injured in the roughly 11 p.m. shooting in the 1000 block of North Kedvale Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. His parents identified ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -22
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    Officer Shot by Man Firing Out Window

    Officer Shot by Man Firing Out Window
    BROCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Police say an upstate New York man firing shots from his second-floor window injured a neighbor and a responding police officer before surrendering. Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn says the man began shooting randomly from the house early Friday afternoon. That was hours after a dispute with his partner. A male deputy was hit in the leg ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -20
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    Wis. Man Who Bought Pistol Used To Shoot Officers May Get 10 Years

    MILWAUKEE — In a sentence that would be among the toughest handed down, a federal prosecutor is recommending 10 years in prison for the man who bought the gun allegedly used to shoot two Milwaukee police officers last year. The sentencing Thursday of Jacob Collins could be a bellwether for future cases of straw buyers - people without criminal records who ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +11
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    NJ Man Suspected of Shooting Officers Kills Self

    TRENTON, N.J. - A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty New Jersey correction officer and wounding another has committed suicide in a cemetery after being spotted by police. The Mercer County Prosecutor's Office says Ralph Johnson shot himself in the head at around 4 p.m. Wednesday and died later at a hospital. Prosecutors say the 60-year-old Johnson shot his ex-wife ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -3
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    Police Find Cop-Killer's 'Hit List'

    Police Find Cop-Killer's 'Hit List'
    Richard Poplawski discussed a "hit list" on an Internet radio show in the weeks before he allegedly gunned down three Pittsburgh police officers in an ambush at his Stanton Heights home, according to a police affidavit. The hit list included a Pittsburgh police officer, a black, a Jew, his ex-girlfriend, her parents and neighbors' pets, the affidavit states. Homicide investigators relied ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -14
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    Police Face Cleaver-Wielding Suspect at Temple Service

    Police Face Cleaver-Wielding Suspect at Temple Service
    CLEVELAND — A man entered his Sikh temple in suburban Cleveland early Thursday, raised a meat cleaver near two members preparing for morning prayers, and was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Police don't believe Ravinder Nijjar, 41, of Bedford, had a religious motive for his behavior at the temple, where he worshipped, Police Chief Greg Duber said. Nijjar entered ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +4
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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 almost 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Wisc. Officer Back on His Feet, Perp Found

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. - A Brookfield police officer who was struck by a hit-and-run driver has been released from the hospital. [widget:news__all_discussion] Police Capt. Phil Horter says a 51-year-old woman was arrested in the case Monday night after she turned herself in, accompanied by her attorney. Police will ask the Waukesha County District Attorney's office to charge the woman with hit and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    NYPD Tracks Gun in Times Square Shootout

    NYPD Tracks Gun in Times Square Shootout
    NEW YORK, NY - A machine pistol used by a street hustler and aspiring rapper shot dead in a Times Square gunfight was purchased from a Virginia gun shop by a woman who reported it stolen 10 days after she bought it, authorities said. Raymond Martinez, who wrote songs about staring down cops in Times Square and hawked CDs to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -7
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