• Video: Shaq Sworn in as Georgia Deputy

    VIDEO: Shaq Sworn in as Georgia DeputyOn Saturday, the Clayton County (GA) Sheriff's Office swore in their new offense to defend against crime, and it comes in the form of the 7-foot tall, former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal, reports WXIA."When Shaquille O' Neal raised his hands to be sworn in by 'THE CRIME FIGHTER,' he became the tallest deputy in the history of the Clayton County Sheriff's Office," the sheriff's office posted Saturday.While it's still unclear in what capacity the newest deputy wi
  • Video: Ohio Firefighters Ambushed After Responding to Fire

    VIDEO: Ohio Firefighters Ambushed After Responding to FireA Youngstown, OH, firefighter was shot Monday night after responding to a fire, and police believe it was a targeted shooting.It began when the Youngstown Fire Department’s Engine #7 was called about 9 p.m. to a house fire at Halleck and Elm streets.The crew had just left the fire scene on Elm around 11:15 p.m. and turned onto Halleck, when firefighters saw a man standing in a driveway and then heard gunshots. Rounds passed thr
  • Shots Fired into WA Sheriff''s Station with Deputies Inside

    Pierce County (WA) Sheriff's deputies are searching for the person responsible for shooting five bullets into a sheriff’s department building in Bonney Lake.According to the department, the detachment was hit with bullets at 10:21 p.m. on Saturday.Two deputies were inside the building when the shots were fired, but nobody was hurt.Investigators believe the suspect or suspects parked a car, walked into the parking lot and then fired directly at the building within about 100 feet, Q13 Fox re
  • CA Bill Would Make Attacks on Officers Hate Crimes

    Alarmed by a wave of shootings targeting police officers, state Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear) has introduced a bill that would make an attack on law enforcement a hate crime in California, allowing stiffer penalties for those convicted.Obernolte’s bill comes after a series of shootings that have left 62 law enforcement officers dead so far this year, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. That is up from 38 officers shot to death in the line of duty
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  • Canadian Officer Hit with Bear Spray Responding to Breaking and Entering

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are looking for a stolen Ford F350 truck after a Grande Prairie officer was assaulted with bear spray early Tuesday.The vehicle's occupants are considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached, RCMP said in a news release.Grande Prairie RCMP were called to a break-and-enter at a rural property northeast of the city around 4 a.m.An officer went to the area and tried to confront the driver of a vehicle. While talking with the people inside the
  • Daniel Defense to Offer AR Armorer's Course at SHOT Show 2017

    Daniel Defense, makers of modern sporting rifles and rifle accessories, will hold an AR-15/M16 Armorer Training Session through the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) at SHOT Show 2017.Topics covered in this 90-minute course will include how to conduct a buttstock conversion, replace a fire control group, replace a barrel assembly, upgrade a muzzle device, and install a Daniel Defense free-float handguard. The session will also cover necessary equipment/tools, preventive maintenance schedu
  • VIMA to Present SHOT Show 2017 Session on How to Enhance Tactical Performance with Improved Vision

    VIMA co-founder and vision expert Dr. Alan Reichow will discuss how to Improve Tactical Performance by Enhancing Vision at the 2017 SHOT Show Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) on Wednesday Jan. 18 from 10:45AM – 12:15PM.VIMA says research has shown that the vast majority of cognitive function is related to our eyes, and that vision is both modifiable and trainable. This presentation will incorporate hands-on demonstrations that demonstrate how vision plays a major role in both succe
  • Trijicon to Offer Reflex Optics Class for Law Enforcement at 2017 SHOT Show

    Trijicon Inc., maker of long gun and handgun sighting systems, has announced that it will present an educational session on reflex optics for law enforcement officers at the 2017 Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show. The 2017 SHOT Show is scheduled for January 17-20 in Las Vegas, NV.This 90-minute-long class on reflex optics is part of the Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP) sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and POLICE Magazine. It will cover the practical use
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  • Vigilant Solutions' Investigative Platform Helps Agency Net Large Cocaine and Cash Seizure

    Using Vigilant Solutions' investigative platform including license plate recognition (LPR), analytics and commercial data, a police department in the central United States has seized half a million dollars and 59 kilos of cocaine. The agency has asked not to be named in the release but is willing to speak to other law enforcement agencies about its experiences with the system.A sergeant at the agency comments, “We began using the Vigilant Solutions LPR system back in 2014. Like most depart
  • Video: NJ Trooper Killed in Head-On Crash

    VIDEO: NJ Trooper Killed in Head-On CrashA New Jersey state police trooper and another driver were killed in a head-on crash on Rt. 55 in Millville, Cumberland County Monday afternoon.Around 6:59 p.m. a man traveling southbound in his Toyota Corolla crossed the grass median, entered the northbound lanes and crashed head-on into a marked state police vehicle.Trooper Frankie Williams, 31, was on duty and responding to a call at the time of the collision, state police said in a statement early Tues
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    "Breathe. Just breathe. Take a deep breath." This is what my dad would tell me over and over when I was a 12-year-old boy driving with him to my baseball games. I would tell my dad that I wanted every pitch I threw to be a great pitch, and he would tell me to take a deep breath. I had no idea then what breathing had to do with throwing a fast ball, but I cannot tell you the number of times I have used his advice since. Karate tournaments. Police work. Parenting a teenage girl. I have taken a lot
  • Video: TX Deputy Dies After Car Falls Into Sinkhole

    VIDEO: TX Deputy Dies After Car Falls Into SinkholeDeputy Dora Linda (Solis) Nishihara died when her car was swallowed by a massive sinkhole Sunday night, according to the Bexar County (TX) Sheriff's Office.Bexar County Sheriff Susan Pamerleau issued the following statement Monday after learning about Nishihara's death:"We are heartbroken to confirm Deputy Dora Linda (Solis) Nishihara passed away after her car fell into a sinkhole Sunday. Our thoughts and prayers are with her friends and family.
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  • Mistrial Declared in Murder Trial of Former SC Officer

    A judge declared a mistrial Monday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a man by a South Carolina former patrolman, after the jury said they could not come to a unanimous verdict, reports NBC.In a statement read by Circuit Judge Clifton Newman, the jury said, "We as the jury regret to inform the court" that they were unable to come "to a unanimous decision in the case of the state versus Michael Slager" on Monday afternoon after a day of questions and deliberation."The court therefore must declare
  • Dallas mayor files lawsuit against Dallas Police and Fire Pension System - WFAA.com

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    Dallas mayor files lawsuit against Dallas Police and Fire Pension System
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    DALLAS -- Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has filed a lawsuit against the Police and Fire Pension Board. The lawsuit was filed Monday and comes after Mayor Rawlings sent a letter to the board, demanding that it stop police and firefighters from withdrawing ...and more »
  • Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Georgetown - LEX18 Lexington KY News

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    Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting In Georgetown
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    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) -- Police are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting in a Georgetown neighborhood. Witnesses tell LEX 18 that the police responded to a home in the Sutton Place Neighborhood. Police were responding to a report of a ...and more »
  • POLICE: 15-year-old girl sexually assaulted in freezer room of Seymour gas station - WDRB

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    POLICE: 15-year-old girl sexually assaulted in freezer room of Seymour gas station
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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Seymour Police say they've arrested a clerk and part-owner of a gas station in Seymour, Indiana, after he sexually assaulted a young teen in a freezer room at the gas station. Amandeep Singh, 33, was arrested on Friday.
  • Baltimore police name suspect in fatal stabbing of 73-year-old man latest 'Public Enemy No. 1' - Baltimore Sun

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    Baltimore police name suspect in fatal stabbing of 73-year-old man latest 'Public Enemy No. 1'
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    Chrisopher Straham is Baltimore Police Department Public Enemy #1 for the murder of a 76-year old man. Straham has two tattoos on his face, one is his initials CS and on the left cheek a heart. (Kevin Richardson/Baltimore Sun video). Chrisopher Straham ...and more »
  • Pr. William Co. police seek suspect in massage parlor attack - WTOP

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    WASHINGTON — Police are searching for a man who allegedly attacked a massage parlor employee after she declined to hug him. The suspect in a Woodbridge massage parlor attach on Sunday is described as black, mid. The suspect in a Woodbridge ...and more »
  • Video: CA K-9 Stabbed in Face in Saturday Confrontation, Suspect Shot

    VIDEO: CA K-9 Stabbed in Face in Saturday Confrontation, Suspect ShotA short standoff in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, early Saturday ended with a man being shot by deputies after he stabbed a K9 and forced his way into a man's apartment, taking him hostage.Deputies with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department (SDSO) responded shortly before 5:30 a.m. to investigate a disturbance in the area. SDSO Lt. Kenneth Nelson said the caller told deputies a man was yelling in the street and possibly slamming or
  • Louisiana Deputy Shot Responding to Domestic, Suspect Killed in Standoff

    A Jefferson Parish (LA) Sheriff's SWAT unit on Saturday shot and killed a man who holed up in a stranger’s house in Metairie just minutes after he shot and wounded a deputy responding to a domestic disturbance call about midday.Sheriff Newell Normand said Deputy Nicholas Songy, 48, was at University Medical Center and was “alert and doing well” just after 1 p.m. He was released later in the day.Authorities later identified the man killed in the upper level of a home in the 3500
  • Fort Worth Police Department's 'Star Wars' recruitment video goes viral - Fox News

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    Fort Worth Police Department's 'Star Wars' recruitment video goes viral
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    The Fort Worth Police Department have gone viral again with their "Star Wars"-themed recruitment video. The Texas police department, whose recruitment video featuring Darth Vadar went viral last year, have created another hit. This year's video ...and more »
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    FATAL ENCOUNTERS: Funeral workers carry the bodies of pedicab drivers Norberto Maderal and George Avanceña. Police say the men were shot dead after trying to open fire on officers. Maderal's nephew said his uncle was unarmed and begging for his ...and more »
  • Trump's Department of Justice Could Kill Police Reform - VICE

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    Trump's Department of Justice Could Kill Police Reform
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    If and when Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions assumes the role of United States attorney general in Donald Trump's new administration, he will inherit a Department of Justice that has devoted considerable attention and resources to police reform over the past ...and more »
  • Video: TX Police Recruiting Video Spoofs Terrible Shooting Skills of "Star Wars" Villains

    VIDEO: TX Police Recruiting Video Spoofs Terrible Shooting Skills of "Star Wars" VillainsThe Fort Worth Police Department is trying to get the attention of new recruits with a video that has gone viral.In the video posted Friday morning, a Fort Worth PD firearms instructor tries to teach a storm trooper from the "Star Wars" movies how to shoot. The storm troopers are notoriously bad shots.The department is accepting applications until Dec. 12. The next civil service exam dates are Jan.10-11
  • Video: Off-Duty NY Correction Officer Shot and Killed in Her Car

    VIDEO: Off-Duty NY Correction Officer Shot and Killed in Her CarAn off-duty New York City correction officer was shot to death in her car Sunday night in Brooklyn, police said.Alastasia Bryan, 25, was behind the wheel of her car at Avenue L and 73rd Street in the Flatlands around 9:15 p.m. when someone came up and fired into the vehicle.Bryan suffered gunshot wounds to her head and torso. She died at the scene, police said. It's unclear if she was intentionally targeted or if the shoot
  • Video: Muslim NYPD Officer Target of Off-Duty Hate Crime

    VIDEO: Muslim NYPD Officer Target of Off-Duty Hate CrimeNYPD Officer Aml Elsokary was allegedly harassed on Saturday night in Bay Ridge because she is Muslim. Investigators say it was just before 6 p.m. when she dropped off her son at Ridge Boulevard.Officer Elsokary says she parked her car nearby, and when she returned there was a man yelling at, and pushing her son. She then stepped in - and the man allegedly called her 'ISIS' and threatened to slit her throat before running off.Police say the
  • Louisiana Officer Stabbed in Face by Shoplifiting Suspect

    A Patterson, LA, police officer was stabbed multiple times by a shoplifting suspect, police say.According to a spokesperson with the Patterson Police Department, Corporal Kevin Stewart reported to call about a shoplifter at a business on Catherine Street around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say when Cpl. Stewart attempted to arrest the alleged shoplifter, the suspect wrestled Cpl. Stewart's pepper spray from his grip and began to stab Stewart with a steak knife to the face. The suspect wa
  • Police: Suspect told witness he 'stabbed a kid and cut his head off' - Boston Herald

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    Police: Suspect told witness he 'stabbed a kid and cut his head off'
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    Mathew Borges, 15, is arraigned on murder charges in Lawrence District Court for killing and decapitating Lee Viloria-Paulino. December 05, 2016 Photo by Faith Ninivaggi. Credit: Faith Ninivaggi. Katiuska Paulino, the mother if Lee Viloria-Paulino,16, ...
    'He stabbed a kid and cut off his head,' witness tells police, of 15-year-old Mathew BorgesMassLive.comall 199 news articles »
  • Police recover cash, arrest suspect in Walgreens robbery - KHOU.com

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    Police recover cash, arrest suspect in Walgreens robbery
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    Police recovered stolen cash and arrested one of three suspects after an attempted robbery of a Walgreens in southwest Houston. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. HOUSTON – Police recovered stolen cash and arrested one of three ...and more »
  • Pakistani police say hotel fire kills 11 in Karachi - Fox News

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    Pakistani police say hotel fire kills 11 in Karachi
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    KARACHI, Pakistan – A massive fire swept through a four-star hotel in the southern port city of Karachi on Monday, killing at least 11 people, officials said. More than 50 people suffered injuries in the early morning blaze, which started in the hotel ...and more »
  • Prescott police: Ebonice Johnson tried to kill Walmart coworkers after dispute - ABC15 Arizona

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    Prescott police: Ebonice Johnson tried to kill Walmart coworkers after dispute
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    Police say she brought a rifle, ammunition, a knife and a torch to the store after an argument during her shift. KNXV. Yavapai County Sheriff's Office. Copyright 2016 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published ...
    Police: Disgruntled employee tries to burn down Prescott WalmartAZCentral.comall 8 news articles »
  • N.C. man told police he went to D.C. pizzeria with gun to investigate ... - Washington Post

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    N.C. man told police he went to D.C. pizzeria with gun to investigate ...
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    A North Carolina man was arrested Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza restaurant in Northwest Washington carrying an assault rifle and fired one or ...
    Police arrest gunman who opened fire in DC pizza shop while 'self-investigating' baseless conspiracy theoryCNBC
    Police: Fake News Story Led Gunman to Popular DC PizzeriaABC News
    Police: Gun-brandishing man sought to investigate
  • Calif. police chief defends creating fake news to protect witnesses in probe - Washington Post

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    Calif. police chief defends creating fake news to protect witnesses in probe
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    KSBY, an NBC affiliate in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, ran a story earlier this year with the headline “Identity fraud suspects from Guadalupe turned over to ICE officials.” As is standard procedure when reporting on the actions of law ...and more »
  • Upper Perkiomen School District cancels classes due to police probe - Philly.com (blog)

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    Upper Perkiomen School District cancels classes due to police probe
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    Upper Perkiomen Superintendent Alexis McGloin posted a message on the district's Facebook page and website announcing school would be closed Monday for an unspecified state police investigation. by Emily Babay, Staff Writer @emilybabay · Email @ ...
    Police: No credible threat against Upper Perkiomen School District6abc.comall 27 news articles »
  • 7-year-old girl killed after Salisbury home sprayed with bullets, police say - WSOC Charlotte

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    7-year-old girl killed after Salisbury home sprayed with bullets, police say
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    SALISBURY, N.C. - A 7-year-old girl died and her grandmother was injured early Sunday morning when someone fired shots at their house in Salisbury, police said. When officers responded to the shooting around 4:20 a.m. on Harrel Street, they found the ...and more »
  • Muslim New York City police officer says man threatened her and her son - Fox News

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    NEW YORK – Police are investigating a possible bias incident in which an off-duty New York City police officer who is Muslim says she and her 16-year-old son were harassed. Police tell WABC-TV the alleged incident happened after the officer, who was ...
    NYPD Arrests Man Accused Of Harassing Muslim Police OfficerTPMall 50 news articles »
  • Underage refugee suspect in rape & murder of female student – German Police - RT

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    Underage refugee suspect in rape & murder of female student – German Police
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    German Police have arrested a suspect, an Afghan teenage refugee, in a high profile sexual assault and murder case that has kept the residents of Freiburg, Germany in suspense for months. A medical student officially identified only as Maria L., 19 ...
    German police arrest 17-year-old linked to Freiburg student murderDeutsche Welleall 57 news articles »
  • Police capture man wanted in murder of CN security guard - Chicago Sun-Times

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    Police capture man wanted in murder of CN security guard
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    During an undercover operation Sunday evening, police captured a man wanted for the murder of a CN security guard. Harvey police received a tip that 24-year-old Rashad Williams would be in Chicago Heights Sunday evening, according to city spokesman ...and more »
  • State Police accused of overlooking women, minorities in promotions - The Boston Globe

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    State Police accused of overlooking women, minorities in promotions
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    A lawsuit brought by four current and former troopers is alleging that the Massachusetts State Police routinely pass over female and minority troopers for promotion, and exile those who do earn advancement to far-flung barracks and overnight shifts.
  • Man who police say is at center of violence in one neighborhood to be sentenced to prison - Washington Post

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    Man who police say is at center of violence in one neighborhood to be sentenced to prison
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    On May 16 at 10:13 a.m., a text message popped up on Keith Cooper's phone: “Bring me da toaster to the Door.” D.C. police say “toaster” is street slang for gun, and, according to court documents, Cooper responded by giving a silver .40-caliber Smith ...
  • Man streamed 115 mph ride on Facebook before crash, police say ... - CNET

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    Man streamed 115 mph ride on Facebook before crash, police say ...
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    Commentary: In Rhode Island a man is in hospital after allegedly live-streaming a ride from hell along a highway.and more »
  • Police put GPS tracker in cough syrup, catch alleged burglars - CNET

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    Police put GPS tracker in cough syrup, catch alleged burglars
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    Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. gettyimages-129375240.jpg. Enlarge Image. Watch out. It could have bugs in it. Photo by UIG via Getty Images. The bottle of cough syrup had sat on the ...and more »
  • Police use 'fake news' in gang ruse; media criticize tactics as dishonest - Los Angeles Times

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    Police use 'fake news' in gang ruse; media criticize tactics as dishonest
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    Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California's central coast issued a fake news release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them, but the ruse was criticized by news organizations ...
    Police Use 'Fake News' in Sting Aimed at California GangABC Newsall 26 news articles »
  • India's Police Investigating Rape Accusation by American Tourist - New York Times

    India's Police Investigating Rape Accusation by American Tourist
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    NEW DELHI — The police in India's capital are investigating an American woman's accusation that a group of men raped her this year in a five-star hotel where she was staying in India, officials said Saturday. Several widely reported sexual assaults in ...and more »
  • Oakland police report 'casualties' in fire at warehouse party - Fox News

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    Oakland fire officials say a fire broke out at an Oakland warehouse where people were having a party and police say there are “casualties.” 31st- pic.twitter.com/8TX6jk0iYq. — Oakland Firefighters (@OaklandFireLive) December 3, 2016 · KTVU reported ...and more »
  • Police clear standoff, murder suspect still at large - WILX-TV

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    Police clear standoff, murder suspect still at large
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    A murder suspect police are calling armed and dangerous is still at large after officers put a north Lansing neighborhood on lockdown for nearly six hours Friday night. WANTED IN LANSING HOMICIDE. Police Chief Mike Yankowski says the suspect is ...
    UPDATE: Lansing police end search for homicide suspect with no arrestWLNSall 4 news articles »
  • Police search for armed intruder who attacked housekeeper in... - Local 10

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    Police search for armed intruder who attacked housekeeper in...
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    KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - Police were searching for an armed intruder who attacked a housekeeper Friday morning on Key Biscayne. Miami-Dade police said Bianca Vargas was alone inside the home on Woodcrest Lane when she heard noises and was ...and more »
  • Indonesia police aircraft carrying at least 12 crashed in sea - UPI.com

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    Indonesia police aircraft carrying at least 12 crashed in sea
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    A twin-engine M-28 Skytruck like the one pictured above crashed into the sea flying between Singapore and Indonesia on Saturday. The plane was carrying at least 12 people including police officers and aircraft maintenance crew and lost contact with ...and more »
  • Fill a state police cruiser with toys for kids in need - WCVB Boston

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    Fill a state police cruiser with toys for kids in need
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    State police are in the holiday spirit and are asking for your help spreading holiday cheer to kids in need. Advertisement. State Police will collect donations Saturday for Toys for Tots as part of the their seventh annual “Fill the Cruiser” event ...and more »
  • Police: Stolen Nazi Camp Gate Probe Could Be Complicated - ABC News

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    Police: Stolen Nazi Camp Gate Probe Could Be Complicated
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    The iron gate from the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau, southern Germany, with the slogan "Arbeit macht frei" ("Work will set you free") is displayed Saturday Dec. 3, 2016, after being found earlier this week by police in Bergen, Norway.and more »

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