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    Oklahoma City Police Take Heat, Lose Pepper-Eating Contest

    Oklahoma City police officers and firefighters squared off against each other in a jalapeno eating contest Tuesday at the Whataburger at NW 36 and MacArthur Boulevard. [widget:news__off_beat] The firefighters won and received a $750 check to be donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The police officers received a $250 check that will be donated to the Police Action League. The contest ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    NYPD Settles Police Shooting Case for $7M

    NEW YORK - The city of New York has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal 50-bullet police shooting of an unarmed man on his wedding day. The settlement filed in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday pays $3.25 million to the estate of Sean Bell, who was killed in 2006 outside a ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Jail Inmates Being Put to Work Outside

    FAIRFAX, Va. - The chain gang is making a comeback in Fairfax County -- only without the chains. County corrections officials have been putting inmates to work mowing grass, removing snow, painting over graffiti and doing other outdoor work. Inmates volunteer for the program and get five days off their sentences for every 30 days of work. The workers wear gray ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Police Networking Helped ID Serial Stabbing Attacks

    Police Networking Helped ID Serial Stabbing Attacks
    Police believe Elias Abuelazam's stabbing spree started in late May when he killed a 31-year-old on a dark street in Flint, Mich., but Flint police did not begin discussing the possibility of a serial killer until late July, when the area had six stabbings over six straight nights. By the time they reached out to Michigan State Police to create a ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Arrest Getaway Driver After Shoot-Out

    DETROIT - Detroit police have arrested a second person in a restaurant robbery Friday that ended after cops shot and critically wounded one of the suspects during a traffic stop. The 17-year-old boy, who is accused of being the getaway car driver, was nabbed around 4:30 p.m. Friday on the 12600 block of Riad on Detroit’s east side, police spokeswoman Sgt. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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