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    Teen's Death During Chase Drawing Fire

    Teen's Death During Chase Drawing Fire
    SAN ANTONIO - Even when off the clock, San Antonio police officers have a responsibility to take action if they witness a crime. But how much action — and to what degree — was debated after a local teen was killed in a crash involving an off-duty patrolman who chased the teen and his brother, ramming his SUV into their truck. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +17
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    Improper Turn Signal Leads To Tenn. Meth Bust

    Improper Turn Signal Leads To Tenn. Meth Bust
    SOUTHAVEN, Miss. — Two suspects charged with dealing methamphetamines were arrested Monday morning in a multi-state chase. The chase started in Southaven, Miss. and ended at I-40 and Covington Pike, leading to the arrest of Daniel Cox, 44, and Melissa Beckham, 39 for possession of methamphetamine with intent to manufacture, deliver or sell. [widget:news__narcotics] Southaven police began pursuing the suspects about ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +17
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    Post-9/11 Shooting Spree Killer Executed

    HUNTSVILLE — The lone survivor of a shooting spree that convicted killer Mark Stroman said was revenge for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks asked the courts to spare the Texas death row inmate’s life. The request delayed the execution, but couldn’t stop it. Stroman, 41, went to the death chamber Wednesday night in Huntsville about three hours later than scheduled. He ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +16
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    Warrent Sweep Conducted In Honor Of Slain Boy Nets 40 Arrests

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Anne Arundel County Sherriff's Office says 40 people were arrested in a warrant sweep conducted in honor of a 14-year-old boy fatally beaten by gang members. Sheriff Ronald Bateman says his office will conduct "Operation Fists to Cuffs" annually in hopes of bringing in those with outstanding assault and battery warrants. The Baltimore Sun reports that 50 ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +16
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    Police Impersonator, Child Molester Arrested

    Police Impersonator, Child Molester Arrested
    LOS ANGELES (Ap) - A Van Nuys martial arts trainer was arrested Thursday after authorities claimed he kidnapped and molested several minors while impersonating an officer. Joseph Reyes Rogero, 24, was arrested around 10 a.m. Thursday after LAPD detectives received several complaints of child annoying and child molest. According to a statement from LAPD, he was arrested after an "exhaustive investigation" ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +16
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    Deputy Shoots Man Who Aimed Gun at Officers During Home Standoff

    Deputy Shoots Man Who Aimed Gun at Officers During Home Standoff
    HARRIS COUNTY, TX - A Harris County Sheriff's Office deputy shot and wounded a man when he pointed a gun at the deputy during a standoff at a home in north Harris County early this morning. The shooting occurred at the home in the 2500 block of Bycreek near Creeksouth about 2 a.m., according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office. Deputies ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +16
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    Amber Alert Leads Police to Missing 4-Year-Old Girl

    Amber Alert Leads Police to Missing 4-Year-Old Girl
    LOS ANGELES - A statewide search for a 4-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her mother in Newport Beach ended Saturday when police took the pair into custody in the Playa Vista area. Authorities said Symphony Sarah Aiton was found unharmed and taken into protective custody around 2:20 p.m. at the intersection of Lincoln and Jefferson boulevards, where police officers ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +16
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    Police Bust Chat Room Pervert on Train with Runaway Teen

    Police Bust Chat Room Pervert on Train with Runaway Teen
    ROCHESTER, NY - A pervert was nabbed on a train bound for California as he lay sleeping in a car with a 13-year-old Long Island girl he had met on the Internet, police said. John Vertrees, 22, was busted in Rochester on a westbound Amtrak train about 10:15 p.m. Friday with the runaway teen, Suffolk County police said. Vertrees, of Sacramento, ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +16
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    Man Shot After Approaching Officer with Two Handguns

    SEDRO-WOOLLEY, WA - Police say the man killed by a Sedro-Woolley police officer after a chase had two guns on him - a .45-caliber handgun in hand and another gun in a holster on his body. The Skagit County coroner has identified the dead man as 57-year-old Donald Michael Humphries. Sheriff's Chief Criminal Deputy Will Reichardt says Humphries lived in Sedro-Woolley.Stay ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +16
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    K9 Sniffs Out $430K of Meth During Traffic Stop

    GILROY, CA - A woman who authorities say was transporting 39 pounds of methamphetamine for distribution in San Jose was arrested Friday night by detectives from the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Sgt. Rick Sung said that about 10 p.m., the woman was driving a 2001 PT Cruiser when she was stopped near highways 152 and 101 in Gilroy by ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +16
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    Vid: Transformer's 'Bumblebee' Wrecks Real Police Car

    Vid: Transformer's 'Bumblebee' Wrecks Real Police Car
    WASHINGTON -- Forget the Decepticons. The Transformers Monday took on D.C. Police. In a filming area for "Transformers 3" near the National Mall Monday afternoon, a police SUV responding to an emergency with lights and sirens blaring entered an intersection at Third Street and Maryland Avenue in Southwest. The SUV collided with a yellow Chevy Camaro, known to "Transformers" fans as ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Man in Cow Suit Shoplifts Milk from Va. Wal-Mart

    Man in Cow Suit Shoplifts Milk from Va. Wal-Mart
    STAFFORD, Va. - A man dressed in a cow suit is being charged with shoplifting 26 gallons of milk from a Wal-Mart. Stafford County Sheriff's spokesman Bill Kennedy says the 18-year-old man crawled on all fours into the Garrisonville store Tuesday night. "Moments later, the cow walked back outside, this time walking upright, pushing a car full of 26 gallons of ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Officer Shoots Armed Man Who Would Not Drop Weapon

    MIAMI - A man armed with a metal weapon was fatally shot by police officers in Miami who were responding to a disturbance call. [widget:news__florida] A Miami-Dade Police Department statement says uniformed officers were dispatched to a home late Sunday night where two men were involved in a fight. One man was found bleeding in the face. The second man was ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +15
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    Police Return Stolen Gold Medal to Olympian

    Oceanside, Calif. (AP) - Olympian Tristan Gale Geisler says she is elated to have her gold medal back after burglars stole it from her home in January while she was walking her dog in the coastal city of Oceanside. Lt. Leonard Mata says Geisler put the medal around her neck Thursday after police presented it to her at their station. Three ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Cops: Shop Owner Sold Them Kits for Crack Pipes

    A Chinatown shopkeeper who complained to cops she has kids to support will answer today to charges she offered bargain hunters too much bang for their buck by selling crack-pipe kits disguised as cheap flower vases. Boston police said that Phuong Quach, 50, of Dorchester told them: "I been selling the crack pipes for a long time, on and off," explaining ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Assailant Gunned Down by Store Owner During Botched Robbery Attempt

    LAUREL, MD - A man who tried to rob a Laurel Dunkin' Donuts was shot dead by the shop owner Tuesday morning, authorities said. Officers responded to the Dunkin' Donuts in the 3400 block of Laurel Fort Meade Road in response to a report of a robbery around 3:30 a.m., Anne Arundel police said. According to police, a 29-year-old man entered ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Police: Drunk Men Lock Themselves In Constable's Vehicle

    Police: Drunk Men Lock Themselves In Constable's Vehicle
    RADNOR, NJ - Two New Jersey men who thought it would be a cool idea to climb into a state constable's van parked in Radnor and take pictures of themselves are now on the wrong side of the law. Radnor police arrested Jeffrey Olson, 22, and Ryan Letchford, 21, both of Marlton, at 3:57 a.m. Monday after a buddy called authorities ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Police: Man Fatally Shot After Threatening Cops

    WINCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire authorities say a man has been shot and killed by police in the town of Winchester after threatening the officers with a knife. The incident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Monday in an apartment building on Keene Street after four police officers from Winchester and Swanzey responded to a call for a family dispute. According to ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +15
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    Woman With Knife at Playground Shot And Killed By Police

    Woman With Knife at Playground Shot And Killed By Police
    Police officers shot and killed a woman Tuesday after she walked onto the playground of a north Modesto elementary school, cutting herself in the head with a large knife in front of children and school officials. The unidentified woman charged at officers, who were forced to "resort to the use of deadly force," said Sgt. Brian Findlen, a Modesto police spokesman. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +15
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    Man Uses Fake Leg to Take Down Armed Robber

    Man Uses Fake Leg to Take Down Armed Robber
    MIDDLETON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man who used his prosthetic leg to take down a robber says he didn't have time to think, he just reacted. Stephen Cornell peered through the window of his neighborhood convenience store in Middleton on Wednesday and saw a man pointing a gun at the owner. He tells The Salem News he intended to tackle ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +15
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