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Slain Va. state police officer graduated from N.J. high school

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Slain Va. state police officer graduated from N.J. high school

- RICHMOND, Va. -- A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, died early Saturday after being shot Friday evening by Travis Ball in a neighborhood in Virginia's capital city that has been plagued by gun violence, police said

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Police officers injured, woman missing in incident on Saco river

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Police officers injured, woman missing in incident on Saco river

- Somersworth man found safe. FRYEBURG, M.E. — Central Maine Medical Center has updated the condition of two Fryeburg police officers injured Saturday while searching for a missing woman. The Maine Warden Service has also identified the woman, who went missing while canoeing with two men on the Saco River. Officer Nathan Desjardins is in critical condition while Officer Dale Stout is in stable condition

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Roslindale man held after cops seize gun

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Roslindale man held after cops seize gun

- A Roslindale man is facing gun and drug charges after police say they found a loaded gun and oxycodone pills during a traffic stop in Roxbury early yesterday. Members of the department’s Youth Violence Strike Force stopped a vehicle with an expired Rhode Island license plate about 12:10 a.m. at the intersection of Columbia Road and Ceylon Street, police said. After speaking with the driver, Hermano Joseph, 26, who said the vehicle belonged to his friend, the officers ran a query on the car and found out it was unregistered and uninsured

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West Hartford Police Plan To Have Officers At Los Imperios

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West Hartford Police Plan To Have Officers At Los Imperios

- West Hartford police plan to assign two officers to Los Imperios Restaurant and Bar for private duty detail starting Saturday night and billing the restaurant $1,362 a night to cover the cost, police said. Assistant police Chief Robert McCue said Friday the officers will be there because the police department has not received documentation it requested from the Farmington Avenue restaurant

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Man stole $177 worth of booze in his sweatpants, cops say

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Man stole $177 worth of booze in his sweatpants, cops say

- VINELAND -- Vineland police are investigating a shoplifting incident during which a pair allegedly stole $176.94 worth of alcohol from Brewster Fine Wine & Liquors. On Tuesday, officers responded to reports of shoplifting from Brewster Fine Wine & Liquor on Brewster Road for a reported shoplifting. According to police, surveillance cameras showed the female suspect distracting the store cashier while the male suspect hid six bottles of alcohol in his sweatpants

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Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer’s house handicap accessible

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Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer’s house handicap accessible

- NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Volunteers teamed up Saturday morning to help a former Milford Police Officer. House of Heroes Connecticut made it all possible. Their mission is to honor and serve military and public safety veterans. That’s why volunteers and police officers from Milford and Hamden came out to make Collin Walsh’s home in North Haven more handicap accessible. Walsh was paralyzed a year ago because of a very aggressive form of MS

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New Haven Police Officer dies in motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach

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New Haven Police Officer dies in motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach

- MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW / WTNH) – A police officer from New Haven was killed in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning on Oak St. in Myrtle Beach. Officials say it happened at around 4:20 a.m. The Horry County Coroner’s office says Edward Douglas, Jr. was the driver in the single vehicle accident. No others were involved. Douglas was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center where he later died

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New Haven Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash in South Carolina

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New Haven Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash in South Carolina

- The New Haven Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own after an officer was killed in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina Saturday. Officer Edward Douglas was riding a motorcycle when he was involved in a crash in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, around 4:20 a.m. He died of his injuries at 9:25 a.m. Police said no other vehicles were involved

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2 police officers shot

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2 police officers shot

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Cops tout raids, arrests as way to tamp down holiday weekend violence

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Cops tout raids, arrests as way to tamp down holiday weekend violence

- Using an April drive-by shooting that injured three in the Old Town neighborhood as an impetus, Chicago police announced raids that netted dozens of drug- and gun-related arrests that authorities hope will tamp down Memorial Day weekend violence. The arrests follow the of two 12-year-old boys on spring break and a man in his 60s in the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street

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Police say man is dead after exchange of gunfire with officers in south St. Louis

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Police say man is dead after exchange of gunfire with officers in south St. Louis

- ST. LOUIS • A man who had exchanged gunfire with officers late Friday was found dead, St. Louis police said. Spokeswoman Schron Jackson confirmed the death just after midnight but had no details other than that the man was 33. She said police would provide more information at a press conference on Saturday. The incident apparently started about 9:30 p.m. at an apartment building near Gravois Avenue and River Des Peres late Friday

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Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

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Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown

- By ALBA TOBELLA Associated Press BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed 11 officers over the past month, mostly in gang-dominated regions. Caro's mother, Consolacion Jabe, is still stunned by his death. She said the youth had always dreamed of being a policeman and even after being injured earlier, he "survived and kept fighting for his country

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Police: 2 officers injured after hit-and-run crash in Park Manor

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Police: 2 officers injured after hit-and-run crash in Park Manor

- Two Chicago police officers were injured in a hit-and-run crash in the Park Manor neighborhood Friday night, police said.

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Arizona man threatened Albuquerque officers

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Arizona man threatened Albuquerque officers

- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Arizona man has been arrested on federal charges accusing him of threatening New Mexico police officers, including one who is also a special federal agent. A complaint filed in federal court in Albuquerque charges 49-year-old Brian Clayton Charles of Tucson with retaliation against a federal law enforcement officer and mailing threatening communications. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico says Charles was arrested Wednesday in Tucson

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Public helps police find missing girl

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Public helps police find missing girl

- A 32-year-old Brockton man is facing kidnapping and assault charges after police say he picked up a 6-year-old Norton girl who had been reported missing. Norton cops and officers from four surrounding towns joined state police in a frantic search for the little girl after she was reported missing from a home on East Main Street about 11:50 a.m., police said

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Officers in unmarked car struck in hit-and-run crash

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Officers in unmarked car struck in hit-and-run crash

- Two Chicago Police officers traveling in an unmarked squad car were struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run crash Friday night on the South Side, authorities said. The officers were heading southbound on King Drive to help with a call of a stolen vehicle about 9:30 p.m. when they were struck in an intersection by a vehicle traveling eastbound on 67th Street, police said

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Officers witness shooting, nab shooter after he runs through his own house: Cops

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Officers witness shooting, nab shooter after he runs through his own house: Cops

- Police officers saw a South Chicago neighborhood shoot someone, throw away the gun he used and then run into his own home before they arrested him trying to run out his back door Wednesday, according to police reports. Moore, 28, of the 7900 block of South Escanaba Avenue, was arrested a little after the 39-year-old man was shot in the 2900 block of East 79th Street about 12:55 p

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Prosecutor: Off-duty officer justified in shooting
A police officer who shot a man while off duty has been cleared. The Kitsap Sun reported (http://bit.ly/2rv5vwX ) Friday that the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office found Lakewood Police Officer Darrell Moore was justified in non-fatally shooting Thomas St. Clair after an altercation Jan. 29. In a statement, prosecutors say, "Due to St. Clair's resistance to Moore's commands, his attempts to reach toward his waist and that he eventually had the gun in his hand, it was reasonable for Moore to believe that St   Read More ...
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Slain Va. state police officer graduated from N.J. high school
Slain Va. state police officer graduated from N.J. high school RICHMOND, Va. -- A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said. Special Agent Michael T. Walter, 45, died early Saturday after being shot Friday evening by Travis Ball in a neighborhood in Virginia's capital city that has been plagued by gun violence, police said   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: Off-duty officer justified in shooting
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A police officer who shot a man while off duty has been cleared. The Kitsap Sun reported (http://bit.ly/2rv5vwX ) Friday that the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office found Lakewood Police Officer Darrell Moore was justified in non-fatally shooting Thomas St. Clair after an altercation Jan. 29. In a statement, prosecutors say, "Due to St. Clair's resistance to Moore's commands, his attempts to reach toward his waist and that he eventually had the gun in his hand, it was reasonable for Moore to believe that St   Read More ...
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Prosecutor: Off-duty officer justified in shooting
PORT ORCHARD (AP) — A police officer who shot a man while off duty has been cleared. The Kitsap Sun reported Friday that the Kitsap County Prosecutor’s Office found Lakewood Police Officer Darrell Moore was justified in shooting and wounding Thomas St. Clair after an altercation Jan. 29. In a statement, prosecutors said, “Due to St. Clair’s resistance to Moore’s commands, his attempts to reach toward his waist and that he eventually had the gun in his hand, it was reasonable for Moore to believe that St   Read More ...
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Off-duty officer justified in shooting
PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A police officer who shot a man while off duty has been cleared. The Kitsap Sun reported (http://bit.ly/2rv5vwX ) Friday that the Kitsap County Prosecutor's Office found Lakewood Police Officer Darrell Moore was justified in non-fatally shooting Thomas St. Clair after an altercation Jan. 29. In a statement, prosecutors say, "Due to St. Clair's resistance to Moore's commands, his attempts to reach toward his waist and that he eventually had the gun in his hand, it was reasonable for Moore to believe that St   Read More ...
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Police officers injured, woman missing in incident on Saco river
Police officers injured, woman missing in incident on Saco river Somersworth man found safe. FRYEBURG, M.E. — Central Maine Medical Center has updated the condition of two Fryeburg police officers injured Saturday while searching for a missing woman. The Maine Warden Service has also identified the woman, who went missing while canoeing with two men on the Saco River. Officer Nathan Desjardins is in critical condition while Officer Dale Stout is in stable condition   Read More ...
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Wife charged in death of former N.J. cop is dead, report says
TRENTON - The wife charged in the murder of her husband, a retired city cop, while he was recovering from back surgery, was found dead last week in her Florida home, according to reports. Jan Sochalski, 62, was awaiting trial, having been charged with second-degree murder. Prosecutors say she allegedly suffocated her husband, Henry A. "Butch" Sochalski, 64, a year ago   Read More ...
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Police: Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect in N Carolina - | WBTV Charlotte
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina home. Cary spokeswoman Carrie Roman said in a news release that officers went to the home in the Raleigh suburb after getting a call about an intruder around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Roman said the shooting happened after the suspect was apprehended and officers were trying to take him into custody   Read More ...
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Police: Officer shoots, kills burglary suspect in N Carolina
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a burglary suspect has been shot and killed as police tried to arrest him in a North Carolina home. Cary spokeswoman Carrie Roman said in a news release that officers went to the home in the Raleigh suburb after getting a call about an intruder around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Roman said the shooting happened after the suspect was apprehended and officers were trying to take him into custody   Read More ...
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Suspect in Utah armed robbery spree caught after cop spots him during doughnut stop
Suspect in Utah armed robbery spree caught after cop spots him during doughnut stop COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, Utah – After a string of robberies at several stores along Fort Union Boulevard in Cottonwood Heights, police arrested their suspect Saturday morning. Police said 18-year-old Zane James is suspected of multiple armed robberies. The most recent was at a Subway sandwich shop Friday morning near 23rd East, but that was not the first robbery in which James is suspect   Read More ...
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Roslindale man held after cops seize gun
Roslindale man held after cops seize gun A Roslindale man is facing gun and drug charges after police say they found a loaded gun and oxycodone pills during a traffic stop in Roxbury early yesterday. Members of the department’s Youth Violence Strike Force stopped a vehicle with an expired Rhode Island license plate about 12:10 a.m. at the intersection of Columbia Road and Ceylon Street, police said. After speaking with the driver, Hermano Joseph, 26, who said the vehicle belonged to his friend, the officers ran a query on the car and found out it was unregistered and uninsured   Read More ...
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Authorities offer reward for help finding man who shot at cops earlier this month
Authorities offer reward for help finding man who shot at cops earlier this month Authorities are still are trying to identify and apprehend a man who shot at police officers earlier this month. Crime Stoppers of Houston said Saturday they were offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in the incident, which took place as officers were responding to a report of a suspicious person on Bentworth Drive in west Houston around 9 p   Read More ...
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West Hartford Police Plan To Have Officers At Los Imperios
West Hartford Police Plan To Have Officers At Los Imperios West Hartford police plan to assign two officers to Los Imperios Restaurant and Bar for private duty detail starting Saturday night and billing the restaurant $1,362 a night to cover the cost, police said. Assistant police Chief Robert McCue said Friday the officers will be there because the police department has not received documentation it requested from the Farmington Avenue restaurant   Read More ...
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Tucson police officers fatally shoot man in cemetery
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Man stole $177 worth of booze in his sweatpants, cops say
Man stole $177 worth of booze in his sweatpants, cops say VINELAND -- Vineland police are investigating a shoplifting incident during which a pair allegedly stole $176.94 worth of alcohol from Brewster Fine Wine & Liquors. On Tuesday, officers responded to reports of shoplifting from Brewster Fine Wine & Liquor on Brewster Road for a reported shoplifting. According to police, surveillance cameras showed the female suspect distracting the store cashier while the male suspect hid six bottles of alcohol in his sweatpants   Read More ...
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Odor of marijuana leads cops to 78 bags of heroin, authorities say
Odor of marijuana leads cops to 78 bags of heroin, authorities say MANCHESTER -- Two Shore men have been charged with having large quantities of heroin after police in Manchester detected the odor of marijuana coming from their car, authorities said Saturday. Louis Stokes and Anthony Singletary, both 20 and from Barnegat, were charged Thursday with several drug possession offenses stemming from their arrests outside a motel in Manchester, said police Chief Lisa Parker   Read More ...
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Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer’s house handicap accessible
Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer’s house handicap accessible NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Volunteers teamed up Saturday morning to help a former Milford Police Officer. House of Heroes Connecticut made it all possible. Their mission is to honor and serve military and public safety veterans. That’s why volunteers and police officers from Milford and Hamden came out to make Collin Walsh’s home in North Haven more handicap accessible. Walsh was paralyzed a year ago because of a very aggressive form of MS   Read More ...
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New Haven Police Officer dies in motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach
New Haven Police Officer dies in motorcycle crash in Myrtle Beach MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW / WTNH) – A police officer from New Haven was killed in a motorcycle crash early Saturday morning on Oak St. in Myrtle Beach. Officials say it happened at around 4:20 a.m. The Horry County Coroner’s office says Edward Douglas, Jr. was the driver in the single vehicle accident. No others were involved. Douglas was taken to Grand Strand Regional Medical Center where he later died   Read More ...
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Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer's house handicap accessible - Dauer: 50 Sekunden
Volunteers, Police Officers make former Milford police officer's house handicap accessible - Dauer: 50 Sekunden Volunteers teamed up Saturday morning to help a former Milford Police Officer. House of Heroes Connecticut made it all possible.   Read More ...
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Man wanted in beating death of resident walking dog, cops say
NEW BRUNSWICK -- Authorities in Middlesex County are looking for a Sayreville resident they say beat to death a man who was out walking his dog earlier this week. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and Old Bridge police Chief William Volkert identified the wanted man as Earl Allayne Jr., 20, of the Parlin section of Sayreville. Allayne is charged with felony murder after a man they say he attacked on Wednesday night died Friday morning   Read More ...
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Kendarrious Chester manhunt: Police continue manhunt after shooting suspect not in apartment
A massive manhunt continued Saturday as the suspect who is accused of shooting and wounding two Georgia police officers was not barricaded in an apartment that was surrounded by authorities. Kendarrious Chester is accused of shooting two College Park police officers at a Red Snapper. Authorities believed Chester was holed up in an apartment in Clayton County, but as SWAT team members made their way into the building, they did not find anyone, Fox 5 Atlanta reported   Read More ...
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Cop in kayak rescues man from DuPage River moments after he ran from authorities, police say
Cop in kayak rescues man from DuPage River moments after he ran from authorities, police say A man who jumped into the DuPage River Saturday afternoon and got caught in the current was rescued by a Naperville police officer in a kayak, police said. Officers Scott Donofrio and Don Porus were called to the 800 block of Washington Street about 3:10 p.m. on a report of a possibly intoxicated man walking in traffic, a Naperville Police Department news release said   Read More ...
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Kendarrious Chester manhunt: Suspect in police shooting holed up in apartment
Authorities were in a standoff Saturday with a suspect accused of shooting and wounding two Georgia police officers at a restaurant. College Park police surrounded an apartment building in Clayton County where they believe Kendarrious Chester is holed up, according to . Police said the shooting occurred at Red Snapper. One police officer was shot twice, once in the abdomen and once in his ballistic vest, while the second officer’s radio was struck by a bullet   Read More ...
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Alton Sterling shooting: Key questions to answer as AG weighs charges against officers
Alton Sterling shooting: Key questions to answer as AG weighs charges against officers After the U.S. Justice Department decided not to prosecute the two Baton Rouge police officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling, his family members and others turned their attention to state charges, citing new details of the encounter revealed by federal authorities. Most jarring to many was that in the first few seconds of the encounter, the officer who ended up firing the fatal shots had pointed a gun at Sterling's head and said, “B****, I will shoot you in your motherf****** head" if Sterling didn’t put his hands on the hood of a car   Read More ...
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Cops hunting Brooklyn ex-con as suspect in wife’s shooting death
Cops hunting Brooklyn ex-con as suspect in wife’s shooting death Cops are asking the public’s help tracking down a Brooklyn ex-con suspected of shooting his 30-year-old wife to death. Witnesses identified Gabino Genao as the shooter after his wife, Ivelisse Alvarado-Genao, was shot in the head on W. 36th St. and Canal Ave. in Seagate about 11:15 p.m. Friday, police said. Alvarado-Genao died at the scene. Cops released Genao’s mugshot from a prior arrest Saturday and asked for tips on his whereabouts   Read More ...
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Newark Airport evacuated after cops find suspicious pressure cooker
Newark Airport evacuated after cops find suspicious pressure cooker Authorities are evacuating part of Newark Liberty Airport Saturday after cops discovered a suspicious pressure cooker, a law enforcement source said. Police found the device in Terminal A around 4:45 p.m., the source said. Cops ordered flyers out of the terminal as they investigated the device, the source added. Tags: Send a Letter to the Editor.   Read More ...
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2 officers suffer minor injuries in South Carolina shooting
CAYCE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say two police officers are recovering from minor injuries after they were shot chasing a driver who ran from a traffic stop in South Carolina. The city of Cayce said in a Facebook post that its officers tried to stop the driver in the city, but he drove over the bridge into Columbia before pulling over around 12:30 a   Read More ...
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2 officers suffer minor injuries in South Carolina shooting
CAYCE, S.C. – Authorities say two police officers are recovering from minor injuries after they were shot chasing a driver who ran from a traffic stop in South Carolina. The city of Cayce said in a Facebook post that its officers tried to stop the driver in the city, but he drove over the bridge into Columbia before pulling over around 12:30 a   Read More ...
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Kendarrious Chester manhunt: Suspect shot two officers, Georgia police say
Kendarrious Chester manhunt: Suspect shot two officers, Georgia police say A massive manhunt was underway Saturday after two Georgia police officers were shot at a restaurant, authorities said. College Park police said one officer was shot twice, once in the lower abdomen and once in his ballistic vest, while a second officer had his radio struck by a bullet, according to . The shooting took place at Red Snapper. The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert to find Kendarrious Chester   Read More ...
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2 police officers shot; ‘armed, dangerous’ man sought
2 police officers shot; ‘armed, dangerous’ man sought   Read More ...
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New Haven Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash in South Carolina
New Haven Police Officer Killed in Motorcycle Crash in South Carolina The New Haven Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its own after an officer was killed in a motorcycle accident in South Carolina Saturday. Officer Edward Douglas was riding a motorcycle when he was involved in a crash in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, around 4:20 a.m. He died of his injuries at 9:25 a.m. Police said no other vehicles were involved   Read More ...
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Report: After Pulse, officers need to train for terrorism
ORLANDO, Fla. – A paper written by staffers of a foundation that is reviewing how the Orlando Police Department responded to a mass shooting at a gay nightclub says police training and protocols may need to change. The paper published earlier this month by staffers of the Police Foundation suggests that regular patrol officers should be trained in how to respond to a terrorist attack or a hostage situation   Read More ...
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Metro Transit stop may result in deportation; officer no longer with department
Metro Transit stop may result in deportation; officer no longer with department Metro Transit police chief John Harrington and Metropolitan Council chair Adam Duininck say a young man stopped by a transit police officer for apparent fare evasion appears to be subject to deportation, contrary to the transit agency's intentions. "I believe we had an officer make a serious mistake," said Duininck in a statement released today. "We take responsibility for that action   Read More ...
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Cops tout raids, arrests as way to tamp down holiday weekend violence
Cops tout raids, arrests as way to tamp down holiday weekend violence Using an April drive-by shooting that injured three in the Old Town neighborhood as an impetus, Chicago police announced raids that netted dozens of drug- and gun-related arrests that authorities hope will tamp down Memorial Day weekend violence. The arrests follow the of two 12-year-old boys on spring break and a man in his 60s in the 1400 block of North Sedgwick Street   Read More ...
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Police say man is dead after exchange of gunfire with officers in south St. Louis
Police say man is dead after exchange of gunfire with officers in south St. Louis ST. LOUIS • A man who had exchanged gunfire with officers late Friday was found dead, St. Louis police said. Spokeswoman Schron Jackson confirmed the death just after midnight but had no details other than that the man was 33. She said police would provide more information at a press conference on Saturday. The incident apparently started about 9:30 p.m. at an apartment building near Gravois Avenue and River Des Peres late Friday   Read More ...
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Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown
Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown BOGOTA, Colombia - With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed 11 officers over the past month, mostly in gang-dominated regions. Caro's mother, Consolacion Jabe, is still stunned by his death. She said the youth had always dreamed of being a policeman and even after being injured earlier, he "survived and kept fighting for his country   Read More ...
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State Police: Wanted person fatally shot by officers
.... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... .......... SAN RAFAEL, N.M. — Authorities say one person is dead following a shooting by police in Ciibola County in northwestern New Mexico. New Mexico State Police say the shooting occurred Friday at a residence in San Rafael near Grants when State Police and Albuquerque Police Department officers attempted to contact a wanted person   Read More ...
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Police officer kills man at event center outside Atlanta
AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia police officer shot and killed a man after they say he opened fire at an event center outside Atlanta. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a Saturday statement that a Cobb County police officer was responding to a fight in progress at the Elegant Point Event Hall in Austell around 2:30 a   Read More ...
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Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown
Drug gangs take aim at police officers amid coca crackdown By ALBA TOBELLA Associated Press BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - With a shot to the chest, Alejandro Caro fell from his motorbike while on patrol in a small town in northern Colombia, another victim of criminal gangs who have killed 11 officers over the past month, mostly in gang-dominated regions. Caro's mother, Consolacion Jabe, is still stunned by his death. She said the youth had always dreamed of being a policeman and even after being injured earlier, he "survived and kept fighting for his country   Read More ...
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