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    Thug Mistakes Sign Language for Gang Signs; Stabs Deaf Friends

    Thug Mistakes Sign Language for Gang Signs; Stabs Deaf Friends
    MIRAMAR — Two hearing-impaired men are recovering from stab wounds they suffered when a patron of a Hallandale Beach bar apparently mistook their sign language for gang signs. Neither Alfred Stewart nor the other man, whose name could not be confirmed, could be reached for comment on Tuesday, four days after the attack at Ocean's Eleven Lounge. But Stewart's mother, Brenda ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -25
  • +23

    Woman Arrested for Groping TSA Agent

    Woman Arrested for Groping TSA Agent
    PHOENIX — Authorities say a Colorado woman who allegedly groped a female Transportation Security Administration agent at Phoenix's international airport is facing a felony count of sexual abuse. Phoenix police say 61-year-old Yukari Mihamae is accused of grabbing the left breast of the unidentified TSA agent Thursday afternoon at an airport checkpoint. TSA staff say Mihamae refused to be go through ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +23
  • +2

    Police Bust Nine in Philly Prostitution Sting

    Police Bust Nine in Philly Prostitution Sting
    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police on Wednesday busted a prostitution ring that operated in airport hotels. Police arrested nine people Wednesday by using Craigslist and City Paper ads to lure prostitutes who conduct their business in airport hotels, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer report. Police didn't identify the hotel used for the sting when they announced the arrests on Thursday. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +2
  • -35

    Four Officers Shot In Rural Virginia

    Four Officers Shot In Rural Virginia
    GRUNDY, Va. -- Multiple people were shot and killed Sunday in southwestern Virginia and at least one deputy was wounded, state police said. The deputy was shot near Grundy in Buchanan County, said state police spokeswoman Corinne Geller who said she was trying to confirm how many were killed and whether any were police officers. Buchanan County emergency dispatchers told WVVA-TV ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -35
  • +20

    City's Largest Manhunt Ends In Arrest of Cop-Killing Boy

    City's Largest Manhunt Ends In Arrest of Cop-Killing Boy
    ST. PETERSBURG — The largest manhunt in city history ended not with a man, but with a boy. Hundreds of heavily-armed police officers flooded the streets after Officer David S. Crawford was shot and killed that Feb. 21 night. They searched by land and air, knocking on doors, scouring drainage ditches, chasing tips. Their work led to a lanky teenager, 16-year-old ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +20
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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 almost 4 years ago | Rated +18
  • +28

    FBI, Seattle PD Join Manhunt in Alaska After Ambush

    FBI, Seattle PD Join Manhunt in Alaska After Ambush
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Anchorage Police Department is getting help with its investigation into the shooting of a police officer. Alaska State Troopers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Seattle Police Department and other agencies are all pitching in. [widget:news__fbi] Police believe 47-year-old Jason Allen was shot early Saturday because he is a police officer. He was sitting in his parked ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +28
  • -51

    LAPD: Gang Fueled Shot That Killed Boy, 5 on Halloween

    LAPD: Gang Fueled Shot That Killed Boy, 5 on Halloween
    LOS ANGELES—Police detectives on Tuesday sought the public's help in finding a pair of suspects who opened fire into a backyard caught in a gang turf war, killing a 5-year-old boy as he showed off his Halloween costume. The suspects believed members of a rival gang lived at the boy's South Los Angeles home, but the family has no gang ties, ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -51
  • -4

    Photo Gallery: Manhunt for Virginia Killer

    Police ready to head out into the woods of Appomattox County, Va. during a manhunt on Tuesday Jan. 19, 2010. Police searched early Wednesday for a gunman they believe killed eight people found at a nearby home and forced down a police helicopter by shooting its fuel tank. (AP Photo/The News & Advance, Nick Adams) Next Photo >>>[page] State Police Officer ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -4
  • -43

    Man Who Stabbed 8-Year-Old Had Planned to Attack a Child

    Man Who Stabbed 8-Year-Old Had Planned to Attack a Child
    WESTBURY, NY - The wild-eyed Long Island man who stabbed an 8-year-old boy playing video games has a history of mental illness and had planned the attack, prosecutors said. Evan Sachs, 23, was allegedly carrying a note saying he was committed to hurting a child when he walked into a Dave & Buster's in Westbury Friday night and plunged a knife ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -43
  • +46

    7-Year-Old Boy Injured While Shielding Two Younger Kids From Dog Attack

    7-Year-Old Boy Injured While Shielding Two Younger Kids From Dog Attack
    HOMESTEAD, FL - A 7-year-old boy was recovering from severe wounds after he shielded two younger boys from an angry dog Thursday night in Homestead and suffered the brunt of the dog’s attack himself, according to police. Shortly before 7 p.m., the dog escaped from a business in the 100 block of Northwest Ninth Avenue, police spokesman Detective Fernando Morales said. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +46
  • -17

    Cop convicted of DWI After Wreck

    Cop convicted of DWI After Wreck
    HICKORY, N.C. -- Hickory Police Department Investigator Robert Falowski was convicted Thursday of driving while impaired. "I believe police officers are held to a higher standard than other people," said District Court Judge Deborah Brown of Iredell County during the sentencing. "You are expected not to go home after an accident and have a beer to claim you got drunk after ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -17
  • -21

    Bar Patron Goes After Off-Duty Cop's Gun, Get's Shot

    Bar Patron Goes After Off-Duty Cop's Gun, Get's Shot
    BROOKLYN - An off-duty cop shot a man who allegedly grabbed another officer's gun and opened fire Thursday during a fight over a woman outside a Brooklyn bar, authorities said. Witnesses said the argument broke out [gate] around 4 a.m. inside the Old Gallery bar in Kensington, and later moved outside after one of the cops inexplicably called Pablo Negron a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -21
  • -39

    SC Officer Arrested for DUI

    SC Officer Arrested for DUI
    HORRY COUNTY, SC - An Horry County police officer was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with driving under the influence. John William Parker, 49, of Murrells Inlet, was booked in to J. Reuben Long Detention Center at 3:38 a.m. Saturday, according to detention center records. Cpl. Paul Brouthers of the Highway Patrol said Parker was arrested during a traffic stop ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -39
  • +5

    Pa. Chief Held Without Bail After Cover-up Charges

    Pa. Chief Held Without Bail After Cover-up Charges
    SHENANDOAH, Pa. - A police chief, ordered held without bail yesterday on charges that he tried to cover up the fatal 2008 beating of a Mexican immigrant by white teenagers, was named in a 2006 lawsuit that said police had beaten to death a Hispanic teenager, then made it look like a suicide. Police Chief Matthew Nestor, 33, was not charged ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +5
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    Minn. Man, Police Dog Dead After 16-hour Standoff

    Minn. Man, Police Dog Dead After 16-hour Standoff
    A Ham Lake man was found shot to death in his house Thursday after a 16-hour standoff that culminated with a SWAT team storming the residence behind a patrol dog, which was killed during an ensuing exchange of gunfire. Authorities say an autopsy will reveal whether the man, identified by friends and neighbors as 70-year-old Theodore Kowalzek, shot himself or was ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -30
  • -35

    Officers Beat With Bats, Hospitalized Trying to Break Up Fight

    Officers Beat With Bats, Hospitalized Trying to Break Up Fight
    HILLSIDE, IL - Three police officers were hospitalized early Friday after a crowd of more than 20 people attacked them as they attempted to break up a fight at a bowling alley in west suburban Hillside, police said. Seven people are in custody. The officers responded to Hillside Bowl, 4545 W. Harrison St., about 2:15 a.m. to quell a brawl in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -35
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    Video: Officer Punches Woman After Being Attacked

    Video: Officer Punches Woman After Being Attacked
    The Atlanta Police Department has launched an internal investigation after a shocking video surfaced showing a cop slugging a woman in the face during a late-night scuffle at an IHOP. In the video, reportedly shot at 4 a.m. on Sunday at one of the pancake chain's restaurants in the Buckhead neighborhood, two cops confront a young woman in a booth. As ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -10
  • +28

    Elmo Delivers Beatdown After Unprovoked Attack

    Elmo Delivers Beatdown After Unprovoked Attack
    WINTER PARK, FL - Police in Winter Park said a man dressed as Elmo was attacked at a local music store on Saturday afternoon by a man who believed the Sesame Street character was a threat to him. According to Winter Park police Lt. Wayne Farrell, the man had been hired to wear the Elmo suit for an event at Winter ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +28
  • +42

    SWAT Team Takes Out Bomb-Wearing Hostage Taker

    SWAT Team Takes Out Bomb-Wearing Hostage Taker
    SILVER SPRING, Md. - A man who railed against the Discovery Channel's environmental programming for years burst into the company's headquarters with at least one explosive device strapped to his body Wednesday and took three people hostage at gunpoint before police shot him to death, officials said. The hostages - two Discovery Communications employees and a security guard - were unhurt ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +42
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