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    Slaying Suspect Hit By Truck Hours After Being Named Person of Interest

    Slaying Suspect Hit By Truck Hours After Being Named Person of Interest
    SOUTHAMPTON, NJ - Hours after police say he dumped the body of a promising, well-liked South Jersey college student facedown in her own blood near a soccer field, Stephen Headley found himself facedown in the street, writhing in pain, after being floored by a pickup. Headley's broken ankles, cracked ribs and fractured back may all heal someday, but Nicole Ayres, 22, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +18
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    No Bail in Clark County Police Dog Killing

    VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The man accused of stabbing a Clark County sheriff's dog to death appeared in court Monday in Vancouver and was ordered held without bail. The 31-year-old La Center man, H. Keegan Graves, is charged with assault and harming a police dog. If convicted he faces up to five years in prison. The sheriff's office says he stabbed ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +18
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    Police Find Alleged 'Craigslist Killer' Dead in Prison Cell

    Police Find Alleged 'Craigslist Killer' Dead in Prison Cell
    NEW YORK - The accused craigslist killer awaiting trial for the murder of a Manhattan model committed suicide on what would have been his first wedding anniversary. Philip Markoff, 24, was found early yesterday with self-inflicted cuts and a bag over his head inside his Nashua Street Jail cell in Boston, cops said. "We are saddened by it," said Jim McAllister, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +18
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    Man with criminal history saves deputy's life

    Submitted by IowaNinersFan | Published over 1 year ago | Rated +17
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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 about 4 years ago | Rated +17
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    Topless Woman, 61, Attacks Officers With Meat Cleaver

    Topless Woman, 61, Attacks Officers With Meat Cleaver
    PORTLAND, OR - Two police officers were nearly hacked to death by a topless woman who attacked them with a meat cleaver on Tuesday. The bizarre assault came after two veteran cops in Portland, Ore., were called to an apartment complex after a call came because a naked woman was allegedly outside the building and screaming, according to police. When the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +17
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    Deputy's Daughter Knows Dad's 'a Hero'

    As well-wishers from police departments across the region filled her father's hospital room Friday afternoon, Sydney DeGrow, 9, slipped quietly across the hall and sat down with a magenta sparkle pen and a notebook. Charleston County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey DeGrow was back home from the hospital Monday. The day before, a burglary suspect had shot her dad, Charleston County Deputy Jeffrey ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +17
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    Okla. Woman Shoots, Kills Intruder: 911 Operators Say It's Okay to Shoot

    Submitted by mhare | Published over 2 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 4 years ago | Rated +17
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    Police: $4M in Cash Found in Tractor Trailer

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Tennessee Highway Patrol officers found more than $4 million in cash hidden in cases of bottled water in a tractor-trailer that resulted in the arrests of two California men. According to a news release from the highway patrol, the tractor-trailer was stopped on Saturday on Interstate 40 in Cumberland County. Using search dogs, authorities found duct-taped bundles of cash inside ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +17
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    It's Life in Prison for Dallas Cop Killer

    It's Life in Prison for Dallas Cop Killer
    DALLAS - A jury on Monday sentenced Charles Payne to life in prison for the murder of Dallas police Senior Cpl. Norm Smith in January 2009. After State District Judge Rick Magnis read the jury’s verdict, Smith’s mother, Carolyn Long, smiled slightly and reached over and briefly clasped the hand of Dallas police Sr. Cpl. Teena Schultz. Schultz is a member ...
    Published almost 3 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 over 2 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 almost 3 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 3 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 about 3 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 4 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 4 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 about 4 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 3 years ago | Rated +16
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    Top Latin Kings gang leader sentenced to 60 years

    Submitted by luke3302 | Published over 2 years ago | Rated +16
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