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    Police: Parolee Shot Up Officer's Cruiser

    Pittsburg, Calif. (AP) --Authorities say a parolee was arrested after riddling a Pittsburg police officer's patrol car with bullets. Twenty-seven-year-old Dyrell Jones of Pittsburg was taken into custody around 10 p.m. Tuesday, about four hours after the shooting. Pittsburg police Lt. Brian Addington says Jones fired at least seven shots through the officer's windshield after crashing during an attempted traffic stop. ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Two Shot In D.C. Public Works Parking Lot

    Two Shot In D.C. Public Works Parking Lot
    WASHINGTON -- A double shooting in a Department of Public Works lot that killed one worker does not appear to be random, D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says. Police say 51-year-old Larry Hutchins of Suitland, Md., died after being shot around 6:15 a.m. Wednesday at the entrance to a lot in the 1200 block of W Street in Northeast. The other ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    LA Police Identify Suspect in 1994 Murder

    LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles police detectives have identified a suspect in the 1994 murder of an elderly Studio City man who was killed by a burglar. Police said Wednesday that Kevin Bernard Smith, an inmate serving time in a Mississippi prison for a narcotics conviction, was tied to the murder of Rupert Thompson with DNA evidence. Thompson and his wife were sleeping ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +5
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    Police Report 45 DUIs, 171 Crashes in Three Days

    Police Report 45 DUIs, 171 Crashes in Three Days
    WATERBURY, CT - Forty-five people were charged with drunken driving between midnight Thursday and 1 p.m. Saturday, according to state police. State and local police departments increased patrols during the holiday weekend. State troopers set up sobriety checkpoints on many roads. As of Saturday at 1 p.m., state police had responded to 171 accidents, 23 of which had injuries. Troopers issued ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +5
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    Amber Alert Issued for Fresno Girl, 8

    FRESNO - Fresno police have issued an Amber Alert for an 8-year-old Fresno girl, Elisa Cardenas, who they believe has been kidnapped. They will be holding a news conference shortly. A call came in at 8:28 p.m. concerning an incident on the 2700 block of East Almond in central Fresno. The girl was with a group of six other girls at ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Fire at Police Shooting Range May be Linked to Other LEO Attacks

    Fire at Police Shooting Range May be Linked to Other LEO Attacks
    LOS ANGELES - Authorities are investigating whether an early morning fire Monday at a Hemet police shooting range was yet another attack on the department, which has been hit with repeated booby traps over the last three months. The fire at the remote training facility off Warren Road broke out shortly after 2 a.m. Much of the building was destroyed in ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -7
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    Border Sheriffs Get Fed Funding

    WASHINGTON — A $446.8 billion spending bill for various federal agencies, passed by the House on Thursday, includes $4.8 million in funding for county sheriff departments along the U.S.-Mexico border. The funds were tucked into the bill by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas. She said the money would be used to pay for overtime, hire additional personnel and purchase equipment. [widget:news__chiefs__sheriffs] ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +9
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    Inmate Phone Calls May Save Maryland Jobs

    ROCKVILLE, Md. -- Inmates in Montgomery County could help the county save two jobs. How? Higher charges for phone calls. Right now, when an inmate in Montgomery County phones home from the Montgomery County Correctional Facility, there's a 65 cent charge to that inmate's family. The county is considering an additional surcharge of 35 cents. The higher fee could save $122,000, ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Man Charged With Pointing Pistol On NH Highway

    EXETER, N.H.—The New Hampshire State Police says a 74-year-old Hampton man is facing charges that he pointed a handgun at another driver on Route 101 in Exeter. Police say three troopers stopped the car at about 3:20 p.m. Thursday, shortly after the incident was reported. As police approached they noticed the driver's hands were inside a canvas bag on the passenger ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +1
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    Man Tied to Hollywood Publicist Slaying Kills Self

    Man Tied to Hollywood Publicist Slaying Kills Self
    The murder mystery of top Hollywood film publicist Ronni Chasen took a shocking new twist Wednesday when a suspect in the grisly slaying committed suicide. The man, whose name was not released, shot himself as Beverly Hills cops approached him at his dingy Hollywood apartment building lobby and tried to serve him a search warrant in connection with the Nov. 16 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +9
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    Authorities: Man Used Van to Ram, Steal Parking Meters

    CHICAGO - A suspect was charged early this morning in connection with the theft of several of the hefty pay-and-display parking boxes from city streets, police said. Jeffery Kaput, 38, of the 5500 block of West Cortez Street, was charged with four felony theft counts related to the 200-pound LAZ boxes, according to police. He was also charged with misdemeanor possession ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Is there a Serial Killer in Houston?

    HOUSTON - Houston police asked for the public's help Monday as they investigate if the slayings of three women in or around downtown Houston since mid-June are related. The woman were strangled, and two were found within a few blocks of each other. Authorities are offering rewards totaling $15,000 for information. The body of Raquel Mundy, 24, was found June 18 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -4
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    Long Beach Gang Crackdown Ends With Thirteen Arrests

    Long Beach, Calif. (AP) -- Long Beach police say 13 people were arrested following a crackdown on one of the city's oldest gangs believed responsible for multiple shootings in recent months, including the attempted murder of two police gang detectives last week. Police Chief Jim McDonnell says a total of 45 homes were searched Wednesday resulting in the arrests of 11 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    NJ Men Accused in Somali Terror Plot Due in Court

    NJ Men Accused in Somali Terror Plot Due in Court
    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. — The young men's intentions were sinister, investigators say: to head to Somalia to seek terror training from al-Qaida-affiliated jihadists and unleash attacks against fellow Americans. But their preparations apparently were unsophisticated. They lifted weights, bought military-style pants and water bottles, played violent video games and watched terrorist videos online. They had no known connections to terrorist groups, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Officers: Six Children Robbed Nine Homes in FL

    PALATKA, Fla. -- Six children are accused of being responsible for a string of burglaries in north Florida. Palatka police say the children range in age from 10 to 15. The children face felony charges for allegedly stealing computers, jewelry, guns and other items in nine burglaries since April. Detective Danette Evey said Monday that the children didn't think they had ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -3
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    Accused Mass Murderer Vowed Death to Police, Congresswoman

    Accused Mass Murderer Vowed Death to Police, Congresswoman
    Jared Loughner, accused of shooting U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords wrote "die bitch" and "die cops" on a letter he received from the lawmaker in 2007, officials said. The note was found by FBI investigators searching the Tucson home of Loughner and his parents, Captain Chris Nanos of the Pima County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday. On the morning of the shooting, That ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -3
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    Armed Bandit Gets $2 Million in Chips From Bellagio Casino

    Armed Bandit Gets $2 Million in Chips From Bellagio Casino
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are looking for an armed casino bandit who escaped on a motorcycle with perhaps $2 million worth of gambling chips from the posh Bellagio hotel-casino. Police Lt. Clinton Nichols told The Associated Press the robbery happened quickly. He says the bandit wore a full-face motorcycle helmet as he displayed a gun in a casino ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    Residents Stunned At Shooting In Quiet Suburbia

    FAIRFIELD -- Residents of a normally quiet, upscale neighborhood were stunned Saturday afternoon as they watched police officers wearing tactical gear and with weapons drawn storm a home where four people had just been shot. Three of the people -- including the suspected gunman -- died of their wounds. The fourth was taken to a hospital for treatment. Their identities were ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Driver Faces Multiple Charges in Theft of Deputy's Cruiser

    RUSKIN, FL - A man who crashed his car into a culvert this morning tried to steal the cruiser driven by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy investigating the crash, according to HCSO. Shortly before 6 a.m., Deputy Richard Paul responded to a traffic crash at 809 2nd Ave. N.E. where a 1993 Mercury had driven into a culvert in front ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Police: Man Kills Self After Failed Heist

    LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have identified the 66-year-old man who shot himself to death after what police said was a failed attempt to rob a bank in Lowell. Investigators said William Champagne, of Lowell, took his own life on Saturday after firing two shots at a police officer. The officer had responded an alarm at the Lowell Cooperative Bank. Authorities ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +2
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