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    Job Applicant Caught Trying to Cheat On Polygraph

    Job Applicant Caught Trying to Cheat On Polygraph
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A Washington State Patrol manager arriving at the Olympia headquarters for a meeting noticed a book on the seat of a parked car about "how to beat the lie detector." The Patrol said Criminal Records Manager Heather Anderson called the Human Resources division last Wednesday and was told a job candidate was in the process of taking ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -22
  • +27

    Update: 11 In Custody After Police Pinned Down By Sniper Fire

    Update: 11 In Custody After Police Pinned Down By Sniper Fire
    Update 4/5/2011: EDGEWATER, CO - Two police officers from Edgewater were pinned down behind a brick wall for about 30 minutes early this morning, bullets whizzing past them from an unknown location. A SWAT team intervened and 11 people are in custody. "We believe we have the shooter," Edgewater police spokesman Steve Davis said. Davis said it all started around the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +27
  • +45

    Domestic Violence Suspect Strangles Police K9; K9 Bites Back

    Domestic Violence Suspect Strangles Police K9; K9 Bites Back
    BOISE, Idaho -- Boise police are accusing a Washington man of trying to strangle a woman and a police dog responding to a domestic violence call. Thirty-four-year-old Michael R. Gillespie, of Tacoma, Wash., is being held in the Ada County Jail and facing numerous charges stemming from Monday's confrontation. Police accuse Gillespie of attempting to strangle a woman, then fleeing the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +45
  • +29

    Putnam Co. Sheriff's Wife Gets Three Years for Theft

    Putnam Co. Sheriff's Wife Gets Three Years for Theft
    OTTAWA, Ohio - Saying her crime was tantamount to robbing a bank 86 times, visiting Judge Keith P. Muehlfeld sentenced the wife of Putnam County Sheriff James Beutler Tuesday to three years in prison for stealing more than $261,000 from the Ohio Farmers Union. Kathy Beutler, 47, of Columbus Grove broke down in tears as her sentence was read in a ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +29
  • +33

    LAPD Bulldozes House, Finds Cop Shooter Dead Inside

    LAPD Bulldozes House, Finds Cop Shooter Dead Inside
    LOS ANGELES -- A daylong siege that began with a domestic violence call ended when a man suspected of shooting and critically wounding a police officer was found dead in his home. Officers found the man's body in a second-floor hallway at about 7:30 p.m. Monday with a rifle nearby, nearly 18 hours after Officer Steven Jenkins was shot and the ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +33
  • -59

    Courts Give WA Felons Voting Rights

    Courts Give WA Felons Voting Rights
    SEATTLE, WA - A federal appeals court on Tuesday tossed out Washington's law banning incarcerated felons from voting, finding the state's criminal-justice system is "infected" with racial discrimination. The surprising ruling, by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in Seattle, said the law violates the 1965 Voting Rights Act by disenfranchising minority voters. [widget:news__politics] The decision is ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -59
  • -68

    Fla. Captain Dies In Shootout Chasing Murderer

    Fla. Captain Dies In Shootout Chasing Murderer
    CROSS CITY, Fla. - A Florida sheriff says one of his deputies was killed in a shootout with a man suspected of killing two people and wounding two others. Dixie County Sheriff Dewey Hatcher says 33-year-old Capt. Chad Reed died at a hospital Thursday. Hernando County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Donna Black says the suspect is 55-year-old John Kalisz. The Gainesville Sun ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -68
  • -61

    LA Police: Wounded School Officer Lied; Shot Himself

    LA Police: Wounded School Officer Lied; Shot Himself
    LOS ANGELES — The report of a school police officer shot last week touched off one of the largest Los Angeles-area manhunts in recent memory and forced thousands of students to remain in their classrooms for hours as officers searched for the attacker. Now law enforcement officials allege Officer Jeffrey Stenroos was lying when he said a gunman shot him in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -61
  • -27

    Man Asks Officer for Drugs; Bites K9

    Man Asks Officer for Drugs; Bites K9
    WEST HAVEN, CT - It's often said if a dog bites a man it's not news, but if a man bites a dog, you've got a story. Well, here is that story. West Haven, Conn., Officer Scott Bloom was on patrol with his K-9, Onyx, near the Rite Aid on Elm Street early Thursday morning, when he noticed Roderick Lewis walking ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -27
  • -54

    Mother Tries Selling Daughter's Virginity for $10K

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Salt Lake City woman is accused of trying to sell her 13-year-old daughter’s virginity for $10,000. The woman’s boyfriend reported the alleged plot to police after finding text messages on the woman’s phone detailing negotiations with a man identified only as "Don," said Salt Lake County prosecutor Sim Gill. The woman, 32, had promised Don that ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -54
  • +35

    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 3 years ago | Rated +35
  • -12

    RI Officer Charged With Assault On Cuffed Woman

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island police officer was indicted Friday on charges that he kicked a handcuffed woman in the head after removing her from a slot parlor for disorderly conduct, authorities said. Edward Krawetz, 40, has been suspended without pay from the Lincoln Police Department and also faces administrative charges, said Lincoln police Capt. Raymond Bousquet. [widget:news__all_discussion] Krawetz was ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -12
  • -36

    Criminal Bites Police K9; Sues Dept. for Excessive Force

    Criminal Bites Police K9; Sues Dept. for Excessive Force
    PHOENIX, AZ - It's a classic case of man bites police dog. After a K-9 dog chased down a Phoenix-area thief, the caught criminal punched the pooch and bit him on his muzzle, according to a police report. The captured thief, 33-year-old Erin Sullivan, is suing the cops, claiming they used excessive force to catch him. “When the dog went for ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -36
  • -43

    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper

    Deputy Kills Ex-Wife, Injures State Trooper
    During a violent Memorial Day spree, an off-duty Franklin County deputy shot and killed his ex-wife in a Roanoke convenience store parking lot and then fled in his patrol car, police said. Then, after a nearly hour-long pursuit that ended in Montgomery County, the deputy was stopped by police gunfire -- after a state trooper was wounded and the resulting investigation ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -43
  • -84

    Pedophile Legally Watches Child Porn In Jail

    Pedophile Legally Watches Child Porn In Jail
    SEATTLE — Authorities in Washington state say they’re outraged that a former pilot who’s already admitted molesting young boys is being allowed to watch videos he made of the abuse while he sits in jail awaiting trial. “The whole thing is just dirty,” said Pierce County Sheriff’s Detective Ed Troyer on Wednesday. “Now that victims know he’s going to be watching ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -84
  • -14

    D.C. Officer Held in Killing Changed Alibi, Detective Says

    D.C. Officer Held in Killing Changed Alibi, Detective Says
    WASHINGTON, DC - An on-duty D.C. police officer charged with murder in a street robbery gone wrong initially told supervisors that he was at police headquarters writing search warrants the night of the Dec. 1 shooting, a homicide detective told a D.C. Superior Court judge Tuesday. But, the detective testified, Officer Reginald Jones changed his story after a suspect in the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -14
  • -82

    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession

    Woman Runs Down Officer During LODD Procession
    ARLINGTON — The woman accused of running into a Fort Worth motorcycle Tuesday when she became annoyed with the traffic from slain police officer Jillian Smith's funeral procession has been identified as Lorraine P. Levine, an Arlington police spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Levine, 67, originally was identified as Lorraine Rogson, but that was an alias, said Tiara Ellis Richard, Arlington police ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -82
  • -55

    Man Who Opened Fire on NYPD Cleared of All Charges

    Man Who Opened Fire on NYPD Cleared of All Charges
    NEW YORK - A man whom cops shot 23 times for allegedly firing at them walked out of court a free man Wednesday after a grand jury found him innocent. Angel Alvarez, 24, had been behind bars on gun charges since a wild Harlem shootout that left one man dead last summer. "It feels real good," said Alvarez, surrounded by cheering ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -55
  • -31

    Police: Grandparents Kept Young Girl in Bathroom for Six Years

    Police: Grandparents Kept Young Girl in Bathroom for Six Years
    DAYTON, OH - The grandparents of a 9-year-old Ohio girl have been charged with regularly holding her captive in a bathroom since she was three. Brian Hart, 50, and his wife Rivae, 49, are accused of locking the girl up for extended periods after she displayed 'abnormal behaviour' as a toddler. According to police the girl was only allowed out to ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -31
  • -26

    Adoptive Father Charged With Attempted Murder After Dousing Son In Acid

    Adoptive Father Charged With Attempted Murder After Dousing Son In Acid
    MIAMI-DADE, FL - A South Florida man accused of dousing his son with a chemical has been charged with attempted murder. Jorge Barahona, 53, was initially charged with aggravated child abuse for the critical injuries to the boy but the new charge was added last night, according to West Palm Beach police spokesman Chase Scott. Police say Barahona critically injured his ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -26
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