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    Police: Parade Bomb Had Chemicals Mixed With Shrapnel

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Authorities in Washington state say the person who left a bomb along a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade route in downtown Spokane had mixed a chemical with shrapnel. Spokane County Ozzie Knezovich told the Spokesman-Review that tests are being conducted to determine the chemical and whether it made the bomb potentially more deadly. The bomb was found ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -14
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    Roads Closed For Arlington Officer's Funeral

    Roads Closed For Arlington Officer's Funeral
    A memorial service will be today for an Arlington police officer killed last week in the line of duty, and motorists passing through town between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. should be prepared for traffic delays. Craig Story, 34, was killed Wednesday while trying to pull over a speeding motorist on South Cooper Street. His motorcycle struck a school bus ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated +5
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    FBI: 5.5 Percent Drop in Violent Crime

    FBI: 5.5 Percent Drop in Violent Crime
    WASHINGTON - Crime levels fell last year compared to 2009, continuing a downward trend that saw a 5.5 percent drop in the number of violent crimes last year and a 2.8 percent drop in the number of property crimes. Figures released by the FBI Monday also showed that there were declines in all four categories of violent crime in 2010 and ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -1
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    Police Arrest Four Boys, One 11-Year Old, in Armed Robbery Case

    Police Arrest Four Boys, One 11-Year Old, in Armed Robbery Case
    SEATTLE - Four Bellevue boys, one just 11 years old, may be charged with first-degree robbery this week after police arrested them early Monday morning on suspicion of robbing a gas-station attendant at gunpoint. Close to midnight Sunday Bellevue police responded to a report of a robbery at the Chevron on the 16200 block of Northeast Eighth Street. A boy grabbed ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -6
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    Driver Attempts to Run Over Police; Officer Forced to Shoot

    Driver Attempts to Run Over Police; Officer Forced to Shoot
    SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco police say an officer opened fire Monday on a woman who tried to run him down with her car after she smashed into several other vehicles. Police spokesman Officer Samson Chan said the plainclothes officer had no choice but to shoot the driver Monday afternoon when she ignored an order to stop and tried to ram him. The ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +3
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    Woman Picks Up Fast Food Before Allowing Cop to Charge Her With DUI

    NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a woman insisted on picking up some fast food before she allowed an officer to charge her with drunken driving. The Plain Dealer newspaper of Cleveland reports police in suburban North Royalton got a call about a car weaving and going off a road at a little after 1 a.m. earlier this ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Accused of Hitting Police Cruiser While Driving Under the Influence

    NORTHFIELD, N.H.—A Manchester man has been arrested on drunken driving and other charges after police say he struck the side of a state police cruiser on Interstate 93. A trooper was sitting in his cruiser with the emergency lights on on the side of the interstate on Sunday when he said a passing vehicle hit the front driver side of the ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Accused of Police Impersonation

    A convicted sex offender from West Seneca was operating an unlicensed security company under the guise of being a police officer, state police said. James J. Lewis, 46, of Alma Drive, was arrested Tuesday. Police said he had several items that led people to believe he was a police officer, including: --A bulletproof vest with "POLICE" on the back. --A badge ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -2
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    Europe Terror Threat Still Active

    Europe Terror Threat Still Active
    LONDON – European security officials said Wednesday a terror plot to wage Mumbai-style shooting sprees in Britain, France and Germany is still active and that sites in Pakistan — where the threat was intercepted two weeks ago — are being scoured for al-Qaida operatives. The plot was still in its early stages and not considered serious enough to raise the current ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Body of Missing Western University Student Located

    BELLINGHAM BAY - Police say the body found Wednesday in Bellingham Bay is Dwight Clark, the 18-year-old Western Washington University student who has been missing for more than a week. Investigators found Clark's driver's license with the body and made the identification from physical characteristics, police spokesman Mark Young said. A medical identification and cause of death are expected later this ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    Lip Tattoo Leads to Burglary Arrest

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Police say a suspect in a Colorado home invasion had the evidence written all over his face. A tattoo on the upper lip of 20-year-old Anthony Brandon Gonzales led to his arrest last week in the home invasion of an Elvis impersonator in Pueblo County. A witness told police that one of the invaders had "East Side" ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +13
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    Four Injured When Cruiser, SUV Collide

    MIAMI - A Miami-Dade police cruiser and an SUV collided on Thursday night at the intersection of Northwest 22nd Avenue and 75th Street, injuring four people, including two police officers. A passenger in the SUV and a pedestrian were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital for treatment, said Detective Roy Rutland, a Miami-Dade Police Department spokesman. The passenger, who was thrown from ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Militia Leader Advocates Killing of Police

    Militia Leader Advocates Killing of Police
    DETROIT — A Christian militia leader accused of plotting the mass murder of law enforcement as a prelude to a larger war against the government hoped killing police would help keep people from joining the force, according to a transcript of a secretly recorded audio tape. The Associated Press obtained the transcript Thursday. It lists David Brian Stone of rural southern ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -2
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    Police Shoot, Critically Wound Car Thief

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Salt Lake City police officer shot and critically wounded a car thief early Sunday after the man had rammed another officer’s car. Police were called at 3:35 a.m. to respond to a hit-and-run at 500 West and 400 South. Officers located the vehicle, which was stolen, at the front entrance of a trailer court at 1594 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +4
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    Man Crashes Twice, Flees from Police

    ANDERSON, Ind. -- An Anderson man was arrested after he caused two crashes -- leaving the scene of both of them -- and then ran from police. Stephen W. Humes, 55, of the 200 block of Church Drive, was arrested Saturday night in the 3200 block of Scatterfield Road. Bond was set at $5,000 on charges of Class D felonies resisting ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    DA Seeks Hate Crime Charges in Swastika Case

    FARMINGTON, N.M. — Prosecutors in New Mexico say they plan to pursue hate crime charges against three men accused of branding a swastika on a mentally challenged man's arm with a heated metal clothes hanger. Jesse Sanford, William Hatch and Paul Beebe — all in their 20s — were charged Friday with kidnapping, aggravated battery and other felonies. The three white ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -4
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    Man Gets 5 Years for Trying to Run Down Cop

    WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) ― A Carroll County judge has sentenced a 38-year-old Westminster man to five years in prison for trying to run down a woman and a police officer trying to help her. Gary Wolfe was convicted Wednesday of two counts of first-degree assault and sentenced to 20 years with all but five years suspended. Prosecutors say Taneytown (TAW'-nee-town) police ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +1
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    NY Police Arrest Two In Terrorist Plot

    New York, NY (AP) -- A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that two men are in custody in an investigation that may be related to terrorism in New York City. The official would not give further details about the charges the men face. The official wasn't authorized to speak about the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Man Bits Officer at Bar Fight

    BURLINGTON, Iowa - A Burlington man has been arrested for allegedly biting a police officer who was trying to break up a fight at a bar early on New Year's Day. [widget:news__all_discussion] Thaddeus Purnell is charged with serious assault and aggravated assault on a peace officer. Police were called to the Boogaloo Cafe. When officers arrived, authorities say Purnell was standing ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated -2
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    Police Rescue Woman Caught in Elevator For 8 Days

    MADRID - Police say they rescued a woman who was trapped for eight days in an elevator in her house in northeastern Spain. Police said Friday they were alerted by relatives of the 45-year-old woman who said they had not been able to contact her for five days. Officers on Tuesday heard the woman's cries for help as soon as they ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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