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    Retired Police Officer Killed In Home Flashover Explosion

    PHILADELPHIA - On North Fifth Street in Northern Liberties, Louis Bell was known by his nickname, "Joe" - a friendly retired police officer who enjoyed holiday barbecues, admiring his flower-filled front garden, and sitting on his steps swapping jokes and chitchat. Whenever a neighbor suffered a loss in the family, Bell, 70, who used a wheelchair after falling ill a few ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -7
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    Cold Case Remains in Va. State Trooper Murder

    MANASSAS, Va. - Virginia State Police are not giving up on solving the fatal stabbing of one of their own. Police are hoping a tipster comes forward to finally close this murder case from 1984. It was a Sunday morning, 26 years ago in Manassas, when a killer paid a visit to a townhouse and delivered death to a 31-year-old Virginia ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Women Charged in Attempted Slaying of Two NJ Officers

    Women Charged in Attempted Slaying of Two NJ Officers
    FAIR LAWN, NJ — Two Newark women have been charged with attempted murder after they reversed a car into one Fair Lawn police officer and struck another officer head-on, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. Both officers were hospitalized. One remains in stable condition and the other was released. Marlin and Coleman are charged with first-degree attempted murder, first-degree armed ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Son of Dallas Chief Dies in Shootout with Police

    Son of Dallas Chief Dies in Shootout with Police
    DALLAS — The city's new police chief faces one of the worst tragedies that could befall a law enforcement officer: living with the knowledge that his dead son was a cop killer. Just seven weeks after being sworn in as leader of the Dallas police force, David Brown learned on Father's Day that his 27-year-old son gunned down a suburban officer ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Slain Deputy Saw An Opportunity To Save A Life

    Slain Deputy Saw An Opportunity To Save A Life
    ORISKANY, NY -- Hours into the armed standoff last week on Knoxboro Road in the town of Augusta, leaders of the Oneida County Emergency Response team decided that if negotiations continued until 3 a.m., they would call for relief personnel and notify the New York State Police that an armored vehicle was needed. One hour before the deadline, the team decided ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -9
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    Charges Coming In Death of Detroit Police Officer

    Charges Coming In Death of Detroit Police Officer
    DETROIT - Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy will announce charges Tuesday morning in connection with the shooting death of Detroit Police Officer Brian Huff. Worthy has scheduled a 10:30 a.m. news conference at her office in Detroit. Huff was killed May 3 after responding to a report of gunshots and a possible break-in at a vacant home on the city's east ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Crash Kills Off-Duty Officer

    LOWELL - An off-duty Lowell police officer was struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver early yesterday morning, officials said. Sergeant Patrick Johnson, 31, of Lowell, a six-year veteran of the department, was riding his motorcycle at Princeton Boulevard and Foster Street in Lowell around 12:30 a.m. when he was struck by another vehicle. He was pronounced dead at Lowell ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
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    Off-Duty Officer Killed in Motorcycle Wreck

    An off-duty officer with the Northeast Side Independent School District was killed in a motorcycle accident on the city's South Side around noon today, police reported. Police believe that Joseph Diaz, 63, had just finished a funeral escort and was traveling north in the 5300 block of Presa Street near Hot Wells Boulevard hen he lost control of his motorcycle, fell ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -9
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    Friends Bid Farewell to Former Sheriff's Spokesman

    Friends Bid Farewell to Former Sheriff's Spokesman
    PALM BEACH, FL - Funeral services for former Sheriff's Major Robert "Bob" Ferrell will be held this afternoon at Boynton Memorial Chapel. The services will begin at 1 p.m. A burial will follow immediately at South Florida National Cemetery on State Road 7 in suburban Lake Worth. And a luncheon will be held after the burial at the FOP Lodge 50, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
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    Suspected GA Cop Killer Had Victim Bound In Trunk

    Suspected GA Cop Killer Had Victim Bound In Trunk
    ATHENS, GA - The incident that led to the shooting death of an Athens police officer Tuesday started with a man locked in a car trunk, his hands and feet bound with plastic Zip Ties. The 31-year-old man would later escape and tell police that he'd been ambushed by Jamie Hood, 33. Hood had asked Judon Antron Brooks to come to ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -9
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    Police K9 Dies Following Indoor Training

    GALLOWAY — Officials don't believe the heat is responsible for the death of an Atlantic County police dog. The Galloway Township Police Department says K-9 Blaze collapsed after starting a training session indoors Wednesday. Doctors at a veterinary hospital said the 6-year-old German shepherd's temperature indicated the death was not heat-related. Blaze had been a patrol dog since 2007 and was ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Message from Chief Fisher Re: Death of Border Patrol Agent Michael V. Gallagher

    Ladies and Gentleman: It is with great sadness that I inform you of the on-duty death of Border Patrol Agent Michael V. Gallagher of Tucson Sector’s Casa Grande Station. Agent Gallagher died from injuries he sustained in a two vehicle accident while on patrol near Casa Grande this morning, Thursday, September 2nd. Agent Gallagher, age 32, entered on duty with the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    FBI Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Fitness Training

    FBI Agent Suffers Fatal Heart Attack During Fitness Training
    LONDON - The FBI special agent who headed a watershed investigation into public corruption in Clay County has died. Timothy S. Briggs, 46, apparently suffered a heart attack while jogging with another agent Tuesday near the FBI office in London. The agent with Briggs and another person, and later emergency personnel and doctors, performed CPR on Briggs but could not revive ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies

    Murder Charges Filed After Detroit Cop Dies
    GREEKTOWN - A New York man accused of hitting an on-duty police officer with his car this month is now facing a murder charge. Saddam Hussein Mohsin, 30, of Buffalo is being charged with first-degree murder in the death of Officer Charles Armour, 40, who died June 11, a week after being hit while on foot patrol in Greektown, according to ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Uniontown Captain Struck, Killed By SUV

    Uniontown Captain Struck, Killed By SUV
    UNIONTOWN, OH - Every morning, a Uniontown police officer spends 15 minutes moving rush-hour traffic through one of the township's most troubled intersections. On Tuesday morning, the assignment led to the death of Capt. Dan Stiles, who was struck and killed by a passing SUV. Stiles, 46, a father of three, suffered head and internal injuries after being struck on state ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Inmate Charged With Ciminal Homicide In CO's Death

    Inmate Charged With Ciminal Homicide In CO's Death
    MEADVILLE, PA - A jail inmate who was upset about an unsharpened pencil attacked a guard by "pile-driving" him onto his head and will be charged with criminal homicide, a district attorney said. Crawford County District Attorney Francis Schultz told The Associated Press that Gregory G. Brown, 24, will be arraigned on the charge Tuesday afternoon. Brown was in the county ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Animal Control Officer's Killer Sentenced to Life Behind Bars

    Animal Control Officer's Killer Sentenced to Life Behind Bars
    WACO, Texas — A central Texas jury has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the 2007 murder of an animal control officer. A McLennan County jury in Waco deliberated for a half-hour Monday before returning the maximum punishment for 33-year-old Jerry Mack Newland of Elm Mott. The jury had deliberated about two hours earlier in the day before finding ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -11
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    Trial Opens In Officer's Shooting Death

    Trial Opens In Officer's Shooting Death
    DETROIT - Jurors hearing the case of Jonathan Belton, accused of killing an Oak Park public safety officer, will have to decide whether police and prosecutors rigged up a shoddy case against him for political reasons, or if Belton killed the officer execution-style. Belton, 17, is charged with first-degree murder and killing a police officer in the shooting death of Mason ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop

    Man Charged With Murder In Shooting of Memphis Cop
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Mississippi man who was charged Tuesday with murder in the shootings of a Memphis police officer and another man told investigators he planned to use his military training to kill more officers during the incident. A court affidavit shows that Alexander Blaise Haydel, 22, was charged with two counts of first degree murder in the deaths of ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated -11
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    SD Prison Guard Slain During Failed Escape Attempt

    SD Prison Guard Slain During Failed Escape Attempt
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — One of the inmates suspected of killing a 63-year-old guard during a failed South Dakota prison break had escaped the state penitentiary two other times during his 27-year criminal history. The state Department of Corrections says inmates Rodney Berget and Eric Robert, both 48, tried to escape shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday, assaulting and killing officer ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -11
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