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Deaf man shot by Oklahoma City police as neighbors screamed ‘he can’t hear’

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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration

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Technology glitch at Denver Jail slows down inmate releases

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Deaf Man Shot by Oklahoma City Police as Neighbors Screamed ‘He Can’t Hear’

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Two people injured after hit by police vehicles in Bronx, Staten Island
A police car struck and injured a woman on a Bronx street Wednesday night, cops said. The patrol car hit the 54-year-old pedestrian on the corner of E. 178th St. and Washington Ave. in Mt. Eden just after 7 p.m. Medics took her to St. Barnabas Hospital in serious but stable condition. The crash took place just hours after a Staten Island man said his 5-year-old son was struck by a cop car on Staten Island   Read More ...
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Tuscaloosa Police Identify Suspect in Murder Case
Capital Murder warrants were issued for the arrest of 19 year old Lorenzo Polke. Captain Kip Hart with the Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit believes Polke killed 37 year old Bobby Lee Herrod. Hart says investigators got valuable information from the public and from the stores video surveillance system. “We need help from the community and we got help from them to find him   Read More ...
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Three women lead police on long chase across Bay Area; officer seriously injured
Three young women led law enforcement officers on a 72-mile car chase Wednesday across the Bay Area that left a police officer seriously injured. Twenty-year-old Chartanae Lovely, 21-year-old Davida Fortenbelow and 22-year-old Laje Ford ran from police from Hollister to Hayward, where the California Highway Patrol arrested them. Hollister police first tried to pull the women over, when they fled. Police Sgt   Read More ...
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St. Louis police union headquarters vandalized
ST. LOUIS – Officials with the St. Louis Police Officers’ Association say vandals broke windows and spray-painted graffiti at the union’s headquarters. The vandals also damaged a private security vehicle between late Monday and early Tuesday. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports union leaders responded with a message on plywood covering the broken windows: “We’re open, We won’t be defeated.” The vandalism comes after days of protests following the acquittal of former St   Read More ...
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Deaf man shot by Oklahoma City police as neighbors screamed ‘he can’t hear’
OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City police sergeant is on paid administrative leave after he shot and killed a deaf man Tuesday night on the city’s southeast side. Police confirmed at a press conference Wednesday that residents yelled at the officers, trying to warn them that the man, 35-year-old Magdiel Sanchez, couldn't hear their commands. Whether or not the officers heard them is not clear   Read More ...
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Officer, suspect injured after exchanging gunfire in Phoenix
PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say a Phoenix police officer and a suspect were wounded while exchanging gunfire Wednesday night. Phoenix Police Sgt. Mercedes Fortune says the officer's bullet-proof vest stopped at least one bullet. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The incident began when Phoenix police officers attempted to stop the driver of a white truck in Glendale   Read More ...
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Columbia man, woman wanted for shoplifting at Williamston gas station
WILLIAMSTON, SC (FOX Carolina) - Williamston police said two people are wanted in connection with a shoplifting incident on September 12. Police said officers responded to Fast Fuel on the 200 block of West Main Street in reference to a shoplifting of 8 cartons of cigarettes. The total value of the stolen items equaled to $411.00. After an investigation, Detective Gene Culbertson was able to identify the suspects as Natasha Saron Brazier and Donnie L   Read More ...
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3 women lead police on long chase across SF Bay Area
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) - Three young women led law enforcement officers on a 72-mile car chase across the San Francisco Bay Area that left a police officer seriously injured. Twenty-year-old Chartanae Lovely, 21-year-old Davida Fortenbelow, and 22-year-old Laje Ford, ran from police from Hollister to Hayward, where the California Highway Patrol arrested them on Wednesday afternoon. Hollister police first tried to pull the women over when they fled   Read More ...
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During unrest and protests, police wives work around the clock
ST. LOUIS - Police officers aren't the only ones working long hours in the aftermath of the Jason Stockley ruling. Their spouses are also on call. The St. Louis Police Wives Association has served as a backbone of support, providing hot meals, supplies, and other items for law enforcement. “They get treated rough out there. But they’re still out there. They still come back   Read More ...
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Police seek 3 men accused of assaulting woman in broad daylight in Spartanburg
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Spartanburg police are investigating after a woman reported being assaulted by three men in broad daylight. According to officers, police responded to West Park Drive and Carolyn Drive in reference to an assault around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday. Police said the victim told them she had been walking along West Park Drive near South Converse Street when three men started following her   Read More ...
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Placer County Sheriff's Office Asks For Public's Help In Identifying Car Theft Suspect
The Placer County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in a car theft that happened at Kings Beach on September 8. The vehicle was parked outside of Bank of the West in Kings Beach. The vehicle was later recovered in Truckee on September 9, 2017. Investigators believe the suspect is also responsible for additional thefts in the area   Read More ...
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State Police: Child abducted by father, possibly in danger, in NE New Mexico
.... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Union County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a young boy on Wednesday night who was last seen in the northeastern part of the state, according to a New Mexico State Police spokeswoman. Officer Elizabeth Armijo said police are asking for the public’s help in finding Jaime Smyley Overmyer, who was last seen in Clayton, NM with his father, Levi Overmyer   Read More ...
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OKC police officer charged in federal court for helping stolen property conspirators
OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City police officer is facing federal charges, accused of helping a group of thieves. Officer Weston Slater is accused of hiding and helping his conspirators. We first learned about the case in January, when Amanda Czermak was charged with conspiracy to sell items she stole outside of Oklahoma, in the state. Then in March and again in June, several more defendants were added to the case, including Dakota Epperly, Auston Slater, Dakotah Henderson, David Aduddell, and popular homebuilder Dennis Lee   Read More ...
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Dramatic rescue caught on police officer's body camera
Police were called out to investigate the death of a woman in Trenton earlier this week. And if it were not for the actions of a quick thinking officer, this story might have ended with the death of her husband.   Read More ...
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Special delivery: West Fargo police officers help deliver baby
WEST FARGO — Instead of responding to a typical traffic stop or disturbance call the night of Wednesday, Sept. 20, two West Fargo police officers found themselves taking on the impromptu role of doula.   Read More ...
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Special delivery: West Fargo police officers help deliver baby
WEST FARGO — Instead of responding to a typical traffic stop or disturbance call the night of Wednesday, Sept. 20, two West Fargo police officers found themselves taking on the impromptu role of doula.   Read More ...
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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration
A police department in Tennessee is advising residents not to call 911 after a Halloween decoration caught the attention of several concerned citizens. The Greene County Sheriff's Department posted a photo to Facebook Wednesday after receiving several calls about what people thought was a human being crushed by a garage door. However, when police arrived on scene, they found a dummy that had been stuffed with straw, the product of a homeowner who just decided to get a jump on Halloween decorating a month early   Read More ...
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Sixth man arrested in connection with London Underground attack
Related Coverage (ABC News) — London Metropolitan police arrested a sixth suspect in last week’s Underground train bombing in the early hours of Thursday morning. After serving a warrant at an address in Thornton Heath, police arrested a 17-year-old male under section 41 of the Terrorism Act and began a search of the property. The arrest follows less than a day after a 48-year-old man and a 30-year-old man were arrested in Newport, South Wales, when officers executed a warrant at the address where the two men were located   Read More ...
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Two arrested in connection with attempted robbery that left one would-be robber dead
York Rodriguez, 18, was arrested and booked into the Douglas County Jail on suspicion of first-degree murder, police said Wednesday night. Officer Phillip Anson, a police spokesman, said Rodriguez was one of two people who tried to rob Bizarre Tobacco & Accessories at 4037 L St. about 11 p.m. Monday. A clerk shot at two people, killing Jose Mario Velazquez, 18   Read More ...
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A police officer thought an autistic teen was on drugs — and held him on the ground, video shows
Newly-released body-camera footage shows an Arizona police officer holding a 14-year-old boy with autism on the ground because the cop thought he was on drugs. The incident happened in mid-July, when officer David Grossman of the Buckeye Police Department pushed Connor Leibel, 14, to the ground and held him there, according to ABC15. In the video, Grossman is seen approaching Leibel, asking the boy what he is doing   Read More ...
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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration
A police department in Tennessee is advising residents not to call 911 after a Halloween decoration caught the attention of several concerned citizens. The Greene County Sheriff's Department posted a photo to Facebook Wednesday after receiving several calls about what people thought was a human being crushed by a garage door. However, when police arrived on scene, they found a dummy that had been stuffed with straw, the product of a homeowner who just decided to get a jump on Halloween decorating a month early   Read More ...
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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration
A police department in Tennessee is advising residents not to call 911 after a Halloween decoration caught the attention of several concerned citizens. The Greene County Sheriff's Department posted a photo to Facebook Wednesday after receiving several calls about what people thought was a human being crushed by a garage door. However, when police arrived on scene, they found a dummy that had been stuffed with straw, the product of a homeowner who just decided to get a jump on Halloween decorating a month early   Read More ...
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DOJ clears Missoula sheriff after county attorney requested investigation
The Montana Department of Justice said Missoula County Sheriff T.J. McDermott did not violate conflict of interest laws involvinghis office and a communications company he co-owns. Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst asked Attorney General Tim Fox in April to open an investigation. In the request, she said that after the sheriff’s purchase of the company, the head of the county's Office of Emergency Management “voiced concerns the Sheriff was attempting to route new business transactions through their department   Read More ...
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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration
A police department in Tennessee is advising residents not to call 911 after a Halloween decoration caught the attention of several concerned citizens. The Greene County Sheriff's Department posted a photo to Facebook Wednesday after receiving several calls about what people thought was a human being crushed by a garage door. However, when police arrived on scene, they found a dummy that had been stuffed with straw, the product of a homeowner who just decided to get a jump on Halloween decorating a month early   Read More ...
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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration
A police department in Tennessee is advising residents not to call 911 after a Halloween decoration caught the attention of several concerned citizens. The Greene County Sheriff's Department posted a photo to Facebook Wednesday after receiving several calls about what people thought was a human being crushed by a garage door. However, when police arrived on scene, they found a dummy that had been stuffed with straw, the product of a homeowner who just decided to get a jump on Halloween decorating a month early   Read More ...
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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration
A police department in Tennessee is advising residents not to call 911 after a Halloween decoration caught the attention of several concerned citizens. The Greene County Sheriff's Department posted a photo to Facebook Wednesday after receiving several calls about what people thought was a human being crushed by a garage door. However, when police arrived on scene, they found a dummy that had been stuffed with straw, the product of a homeowner who just decided to get a jump on Halloween decorating a month early   Read More ...
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Police urging residents not to call 911 for Halloween decoration
A police department in Tennessee is advising residents not to call 911 after a Halloween decoration caught the attention of several concerned citizens. The Greene County Sheriff's Department posted a photo to Facebook Wednesday after receiving several calls about what people thought was a human being crushed by a garage door. However, when police arrived on scene, they found a dummy that had been stuffed with straw, the product of a homeowner who just decided to get a jump on Halloween decorating a month early   Read More ...
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Two arrested for illegal fishing on Columbia River, had 85 Chinook salmon on board
THE DALLES, Ore. — Two people were arrested after Oregon State Police say they illegally fished along the Columbia River, pulling in 85 Chinook salmon. State Police found a boat without required lighting along the Columbia River at the Deschutes River Sanctuary on the night of Sept. 18. Three people on board, including a child, had used a 1,100-plus foot gillnet in the water, which exceeds state limitations of 800 feet   Read More ...
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Technology glitch at Denver Jail slows down inmate releases
DENVER - Consider it a "stay away from jail" free card. For about an hour-and-a half Tuesday night, Denver police officers could not put anyone in the city’s downtown jail. “They cannot take any more prisoners,” one voice chirped over the police radios. “Apparently, they’re having some technology issues.” The issues stemmed from a planned outage, according to the city’s chief information officer   Read More ...
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Protesters march in St. Louis suburb over police shooting
By SUMMER BALLENTINE and JOHN HANNA Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) - Protesters took to the streets again Wednesday in the St. Louis area to demonstrate against a judge's recent acquittal of a white former police officer who fatally shot a black suspect in 2011. The demonstration was the latest part of an effort by protesters to disrupt business as a way to draw attention to their cause   Read More ...
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At town hall on search for new St. Louis police chief, residents urge: 'Do it right'
ST. LOUIS • A public forum aimed at getting public input on the hiring of a new St. Louis police chief allowed about 18 people, and several protesters, to speak their minds about the state of policing in the city. “People are getting anxious, people are getting impatient,” Richard Buthod said about the five months that Mayor Lyda Krewson has taken to name a permanent replacement for Sam Dotson, who retired upon Krewson being sworn in to office   Read More ...
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Authorities investigating after pic appears to show student posing with gun at Lowcountry school
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Officials at R.B. Stall High School say police are investigating after a picture appears to show a student posing with a gun in a bathroom on campus. School officials said late Wednesday afternoon administrators learned of a social media post that showed the picture and contacted North Charleston police immediately. "An investigation into the situation is underway," school officials said   Read More ...
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Witnesses yell ‘he can’t hear you’ as cop shoots deaf man
By KEN MILLER Associated Press Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn’t hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a department official said Wednesday. Magdiel Sanchez, 35, wasn’t obeying the officers’ commands before one shot him with a gun and the other with a Taser on Tuesday night, police Capt   Read More ...
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Police: Clerk shoots, kills man attempting to rob S. Fairmount store
SOUTH FAIRMOUNT, Ohio — A clerk fatally shot a man attempting to rob a store in South Fairmount, police said. Authorities were called to Sam’s Quick Mart on Harrison Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday for reports of a shooting. Officers said a man in his 30s was trying to rob the store when a male clerk shot him. The attempted robbery suspect was taken to UC Medical Center where he was pronounced dead   Read More ...
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Ohio Supreme Court rules appeals court had jurisdiction to reinstate murder conviction of ex-Akron police captain Douglas Prade
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that an appeals court had the proper jurisdiction to reinstate the 1998 murder conviction of former Akron Police Capt. Douglas Prade. The state's high court ruled in a 5-1 opinion that the Ninth District Court of Appeals was legally allowed to hear arguments over a county judge's 2012 decision that briefly exonerated Prade   Read More ...
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Pedestrian dead after being hit by car in NE Albuquerque, police say
.... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police are investigating a scene where a person died after being struck by a car, near Eubank and Copper NE, on Wednesday night, according to an Albuquerque Police Department spokesman. Officer Daren DeAguero said the person died at the scene   Read More ...
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Hopewell police investigating second incident involving attempt to lure child into vehicle
Hopewell police are investigating a Tuesday incident in which a man attempted to get a 13-year-old boy to enter his car. Police said it was the second such incident in seven days but that the episodes are unrelated. In the most recent case, the 13-year-old was walking to a school bus stop about 8:30 a.m. when a man in a car drove up and ordered him to get inside   Read More ...
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Spokane police investigating armed robbery at S. Division hair salon
SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police responded to an armed robbery call Wednesday afternoon at Urbanna hair salon on S. Division. Officers continue to canvass the area and interview witnesses in the area as the suspect is still on the loose. That suspect is described as a man with darker complexion in his 20s who is about 5 feet 4 inches tall with a dark, closely trimmed beard wearing a hooded sweatshirt   Read More ...
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Parents of man fatally shot by LAPD, then run over by a police car, call for criminal charges
The parents of a 20-year-old man who was shot to death by Los Angeles police, then run over by an uncontrolled patrol car, demanded Wednesday that the officers face criminal charges for the killing. Eric Rivera was fatally shot in Wilmington this summer after, police say, he turned toward officers with a plastic toy gun that they thought was real. On Wednesday, his parents and their attorney challenged that account, saying that Rivera’s hands were empty and that he was shot as he tried to avoid the moving vehicle   Read More ...
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St. Louis city moves forward with deal to provide body cameras for police officers
ST. LOUIS – An initiative to provide a year of free body cameras to St. Louis city police officers passed Wednesday after a heated exchange between lawmakers. It's a plan that has come with plenty of controversy. A vote from the full board of Alderman was not needed for the program. As three elected officials that make up the Board of Estimate and Apportionment would decide the fate of the proposed program   Read More ...
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