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    Update: Standoff Suspect Dies After Killing Two Officers

    Update: Standoff Suspect Dies After Killing Two Officers
    Updated: Monday, January 24 @ 1549 ST. PETERSBURG - Two St. Petersburg police officers and a gunman were fatally shot to death and a U.S. marshal was injured early Monday in gunfire that broke out as police tried to serve a domestic battery warrant at a St. Petersburg home. "Our community has suffered a loss today,'' St. Petersburg police Chief Chuck ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -66
  • -48

    D.C. Officer Serving as Lookout Charged with Murder

    D.C. Officer Serving as Lookout Charged with Murder
    WASHINGTON, DC - A D.C. police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony murder in connection with a fatal shooting about two weeks ago in Southeast Washington, police officials said. In a case that appeared to be without recent precedent, police said Reginald Jones, who has been a member of the force for six years, was arrested in the death ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -48
  • -37

    Police HQ Attacked with Diversion, Rifle Fire

    Police HQ Attacked with Diversion, Rifle Fire
    McKINNEY, Texas — A man drove a pickup truck loaded with ammunition into a suburban Dallas police station's parking lot Tuesday, set the truck on fire and exchanged gunfire with police, officials said. The gunman was the only casualty and died at the scene. McKinney Deputy Police Chief Scott Brewer said the man was shouting as the truck became engulfed in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -37
  • +105

    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping

    Suspect In Utah Officer Slaying Found Sleeping
    SALT LAKE CITY - The suspect in the shooting death of a Utah sheriff's deputy has been arrested after being found asleep inside a shed. A spokeswoman for the Millard County sheriff's office says 37-year-old Roberto Miramontes Roman was captured around 8 a.m. Wednesday in Beaver County. [widget:news__all_discussion] Lindsay Mitchell says Roman was taken into custody along with another suspect, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +105
  • -30

    Teacher Caught Half-Nude With High School Student

    Teacher Caught Half-Nude With High School Student
    LOUISVILLE, KY - A biology teacher in Kentucky has resigned after cops found her giving a student some private lessons in anatomy. Carrie Shafer, a teacher at DuPont Manual High School in Louisville, was found by police Friday night inside a car and sharing beer with a 17-year-old student. The 38-year-old and the teen also were partially undressed, police said. Evidence ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -30
  • -49

    Convicted Cop Killer to Get Second Chance at Freedom?

    Convicted Cop Killer to Get Second Chance at Freedom?
    ATLANTA - Troy Anthony Davis returns today to Savannah, where he was convicted and sentenced to death almost two decades ago for killing an off-duty police officer during a late-night melee. For more than a decade, Davis has sought to present in open court his claims of innocence, including the testimony of seven key prosecution witnesses who have recanted or contradicted ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -49
  • -13

    911 Call Captures Fatal Shot, Voice Of Killer

    911 Call Captures Fatal Shot, Voice Of Killer
    CENTREVILLE, VA - The home invaders who fatally shot a heroic handyman as he defended a Centreville family last year were hiding in the garage of the mansion for about 30 minutes before the victim spotted them, Fairfax County police said Tuesday. Police think four people were involved in the plot to break into the 9,000-square-foot house of a local business ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -13
  • +35

    Murderer Tattoos Crime On His Chest, Gets Busted

    Murderer Tattoos Crime On His Chest, Gets Busted
    LOS ANGELES - The process was routine. L.A. County Sheriff's homicide investigator Kevin Lloyd was flipping through snapshots of tattooed gang members. Then one caught his attention. Inked on the pudgy chest of a young Pico Rivera gangster who had been picked up and released on a minor offense was the scene of a 2004 liquor store slaying that had stumped ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +35
  • -57

    Horrific Scene with Tragic Outcome Discovered on FL Hwy

    Horrific Scene with Tragic Outcome Discovered on FL Hwy
    WEST PALM BEACH — Stranded in an old red pickup by the side of the road, the 10-year-old boy was dripping in acid, badly burned and writhing with seizures. There was so much of it on Monday morning that it soaked the seats and carpet of the truck, filling the air with poisonous fumes. Beside him slumped his adoptive father, unconscious ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -57
  • -2

    Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Knife, Meat Cleaver

    Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Knife, Meat Cleaver
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a man armed with a knife and a cleaver was shot after a Taser jolt failed to stop him from charging officers. Police said the 53-year-old North Philadelphia man, whose name has not been released, was visiting a family friend Friday when he became enraged and the resident fled to call police. Lt. Frank ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -2
  • -35

    Officer Recalls Horrific Details During Testimony in Teen Gang Rape Case

    Officer Recalls Horrific Details During Testimony in Teen Gang Rape Case
    MARTINEZ -- The first man arrested in last year's Richmond gang rape was the essence of belligerence, telling police that the 16-year-old victim wanted to have sex and threatening to kill the officers involved in his capture, a police officer testified Tuesday. Manuel Ortega, 20, cut loose with a string of drunken expletives and fought with officers when police arrested him ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -35
  • -32

    Handcuffed Man Pulls Gun on Officer

    Handcuffed Man Pulls Gun on Officer
    Chandler Q. Saxton, the Columbus man accused of pulling a gun on a police officer as he was being handcuffed early Sunday, will have his first appearance hearing in court this morning. Saxton, 31, was seen walking along 13th Street at Third Avenue around 2 a.m., reports state. He was wearing a black jacket, black pants and had a hood over ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -32
  • -32

    Former FL Deputy Shot by SWAT Team During Standoff

    Former FL Deputy Shot by SWAT Team During Standoff
    BROWARD COUNTY - A former Broward Sheriff's Office detention deputy is in critical condition after being shot by SWAT team members during a 3 1/2-hour standoff in Oakland Park on Thursday night. Kelly Garrick, 41, was in critical condition at North Broward Medical Center on Friday evening after being taken back to the operating room earlier in the day, her sister, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -32
  • +21

    Man Escapes Police Cruiser, Jumps Off Bridge to His Death

    DAYTON, OH - A burglary suspect escaped a police car by breaking the window with his head then fell 90 feet to his death. Kaylen English, 20, from Ohio, jumped out of the moving cruiser and off the Salem Avenue Bridge as officers were taking him to jail on Saturday night. He landed in a rocky part of the span rather ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +21
  • -42

    Suspect Tasers Deputy in the Face; Goes After Firearm

    Suspect Tasers Deputy in the Face; Goes After Firearm
    OJAI VALLEY -- A female Ventura County sheriff's deputy is recovering, after she was violently attacked while responding to a 911 hang-up call. The attack happened Friday morning in the 4900 block of Casitas Pass Road. Deputy Traci Salmon, 31, approached the front door of a residence and was ambushed by 32-year-old Steven Atkinson, according to authorities. A violent struggle ensued, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -42
  • +62

    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout

    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout
    A heroic off-duty Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority cop got into a Wild West-style shootout yesterday with four armed thugs who tried to rob a Brooklyn auto-body shop - blasting two of the suspects, authorities said. The brave cop, Officer Anthony Pressly, 39, was shot in the shoulder during the gun battle, but was not seriously wounded, law-enforcement sources said. "He's ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +62
  • -11

    Elizabeth Smart Recounts Horrific Details Of Kidnapping

    Elizabeth Smart Recounts Horrific Details Of Kidnapping
    Note to Readers: Readers should be aware that Elizabeth Smart’s testimony contains graphic depictions of sexual abuse. Elizabeth Smart on Monday gave an unflinching account of herself as a 14-year-old girl who, after being kidnapped and raped, quickly arrived at a decision that ensured her survival. Now 23, Elizabeth testified that within hours of being abducted from her bed on June ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -11
  • +63

    Dugard's Kidnapper Sentenced to 431 Years

    Dugard's Kidnapper Sentenced to 431 Years
    PLACERVILLE, Calif. — The couple who kidnapped Jaycee Lee Dugard in 1991 and held her captive for nearly two decades were sentenced to prison yesterday, after listening to angry and emotionally wrought statements from the victim and her family. Philip Garrido, 60, received a term of 431 years in prison. His wife, Nancy, 55, was sentenced to 36 years to life. ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +63
  • +5

    Burglary of Police Chief's Home Caught on Video

    Burglary of Police Chief's Home Caught on Video
    TOMS RIVER, NJ — Burglars hit five residences here Tuesday -- including the home of the Chief of Police -- and investigators are hoping a security video at the chief's house will help them find the suspects who got away with jewelry, cash and prescription medications. "We believe the burglaries are all related,'' said Michael Mastronardy, the police chief. All of ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +5
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    Firefighter Resigns After Police Prank

    Firefighter Resigns After Police Prank
    LEE, N.H. — A Lee volunteer firefighter has resigned after a prank in which he drove an old police cruiser and used an air horn to pull over a friend in another vehicle. Police say a passer-by who had heard of two incidents of police impersonation in Rochester mistook it for another such case. Lee Police Chief Chet Murch tells the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -25
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