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DC Safe Surrender aims to reduce outstanding bench warrants
WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia officials are giving people with outstanding bench warrants the opportunity to self-surrender rather than be arrested. The Safe Surrender program is taking place on the next three Saturdays at D.C. Superior Court. Officials say the program allows anyone who has an outstanding parole, pre-trial ...
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Man sought on drug warrant fatally shot by deputies in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a man sought on an arrest warrant for drugs has been fatally shot by Douglas County sheriff's deputies in southeast Omaha. The shooting was reported around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say shots were fired as deputies tried to take the 25-year-old man into custody. ...
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Chicago’s blues won’t arrest Green Party’s Stein on N.D. warrant
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein can't be arrested on a N.D. warrant by local authorities as she campaigns in Chicago on Thursday.
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Blind, autistic teen hospitalized with severe malnutrition
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a blind and autistic teenager was suffering from severe malnutrition, kidney failure and other problems when his father took him to a Longmont hospital last week. The Longmont Times-Call reported Thursday ( the boy's parents were arrested on child-abuse charges. Court records say the ...
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Woman accused of stealing from Baltimore Co. recreation council arrested in separate case
A woman accused of stealing from a Baltimore County recreation council was arrested last week in connection with another theft case, authorities said. Shalanda Nix, 40, of Brooklyn Park, is being held at the county detention center on $100,000 bond, said Baltimore County assistant state's attorney...
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Texas shooting suspect says he planned crime with the devil
Kody Lott says he was upset he didn't have a girlfriend and planned the shooting of two teen girls with the devil. Kody LottWichita Falls Police via Twitter  WICHITA FALLS, Texas -- A man accused of shooting two teen girls as they walked home from school, killing one, told police that he planned the crime with the help of the devil, reports say. The Wichita Falls Times Record News obtained the arrest warrant affidavits for Kody Lott, 20, who has been charged with murder and aggravated assault in connection with last week's shooting. (The affidavits can be seen below. Mobile users can see them here.) In the affidavit, police say Lott confessed to shooting Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith, both 13, on Sept. 2. The two girls were walking home from school when Lott reportedly pulled up in his car and fired at least 15 shots from a .22-caliber rifle. Lauren was hit 14 times and was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital. Makayla was wounded but survived.  Lott was arrested a day later after police received a report of a person acting suspiciously and were given the license-plate number from Lott's vehicle. Officers searched Lott's vehicle and found a spent casing from a .22-caliber rifle. Police say Lott thought Lauren was attractive but knew she had a boyfriend, and Lott was angry he didn't have a girlfriend. He told police he went to his father's apartment and retrieved a .22-caliber rifle and waited for Lauren and Makayla to walk by. Lott told police he was upset that the killing had been described in the media as "senseless," say he had planned the shooting while speaking with the devil. Lott is being held in jail on a $4 million bond. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the crime and courts comments section.  Kody Lott's Arrest Affidavits by orlando_floresjr on Scribd
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Jill Stein charged for spray-painting bulldozer in Dakota pipeline protest
When Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein joined in protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, she may have gone too far. Stein is accused of criminal trespass and criminal mischief, along with her vice presidential pick Ajamu Baraka. Read Full Article at
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Morrell Park man barricades himself inside house with young son, police say
Baltimore police tried to coax an armed man from his Morrell Park home where he is held his young son hostage Wednesday, a department spokesman said. Officers attempted to serve an arrest warrant at about 10 a.m. in the 1900 Harman Avenue when the man indicated he had a weapon and went inside the...
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Constables find drug paraphernalia in truck of wanted man

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Man shot on MTA bus in Baltimore
A 21-year-old man was hospitalized late Saturday after being shot while on an MTA bus in Baltimore, police said. Police learned the man was in an argument with a woman while on the No. 27 Maryland Transit Administration bus when the woman pulled a handgun and shot the man at least once in "upper...
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State highway patrol chase ends in crash at Cleveland gas station
The pursuit was initiated about 10:30 p.m. and lasted about five minutes, the state highway patrol said Sunday. CLEVELAND, Ohio - A state highway patrol chase ended in a crash Saturday night at a Cleveland gas station. A state highway patrol chase ended in a crash Saturday night at a Cleveland gas station.Ohio State Highway Patrol  The pursuit began about 10:30 p.m. after a trooper attempted a traffic stop on Interstate 90 westbound, the patrol said Sunday. A Chevy Blazer was driving 80 mph in a 60 mph zone, and the driver of the Blazer pulled off into the right berm when he was stopped. As the trooper walked toward the Blazer, the driver took off. The trooper then initiated the pursuit. The chase continued after the Blazer exited the highway at East 55th Street, the patrol said. It ended when the Blazer's driver tried to turn right onto St. Clair Avenue from East 55th Street but turned too far and flipped the truck. The truck struck a car that was sitting at a gas pump. No gas pumps at the station were hit, the patrol said. The chase lasted about five minutes, the patrol said. All three of the Blazer's passengers suffered minor injuries, the patrol said. The male driver had a felony warrant and was taken into custody. He is facing OVI and fleeing charges in connection with the chase. One female passenger was also arrested on a felony warrant, and she also faces a possession of drug paraphernalia charge, the patrol said. A second female passenger was uninjured and not arrested. The Cleveland police accident investigation unit assisted the state highway patrol at the crash scene, Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said. If you'd like to comment on this post, please visit the crime and courts comments section. 
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Immigration law firm holds 'Know Your Rights' workshop at Painesville library
The free workshop was Wednesday night held in Painesville, a community that holds a large Latino community. Watch video PAINESVILLE, Ohio -- A law firm that specializes in immigration law held a "Know Your Rights" workshop Wednesday in response to the country's current immigration climate. "We want to make sure that [immigrants] know that Trump's not God. He's not the king. They can't just rip up the Constitution," Richard Herman, an immigration attorney who heads the Herman Legal Group, told He said he has many clients in Painesville and wanted to inform and remind immigrants that they have protected rights under the Constitution, even if they are not U.S. citizens. The meeting was held at the Morley Library in Painesville, a community that includes a large Latino community. The city's Latino population doubled between 2000 and 2010, according to the 2010 U.S. Census, and the majority of them trace back to central Mexico. Within the past week, about 700 immigrants were arrested across the country by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. While the raids were mostly targeted to catch individuals for whom ICE had a warrant to detain, they did break with Obama-era policy that prohibited collateral arrests -- arrests of additional undocumented immigrants who were not named in an arrest warrant, according to Though Northeast Ohio has not yet seen an ICE raid under the Trump administration, the attorneys at Wednesday's workshop wanted the community to be aware of their rights if law enforcement comes knocking. "The immigrant community has to prepare for worst-case scenarios under the new administration, which may include an increase in immigration arrests and placement in removal proceedings, and repeal of some of Obama's executive orders like DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)," a news release from the law firm regarding the presentation says. Herman addressed the group of about 15 immigrant attendees in English. His colleague Frank Krajenke translated the presentation into Spanish. Packets of information, including samples of an ICE warrant and a warrant signed by a judge, were handed out to the attendees. Herman also touched on the importance of a family emergency plan -- like what to do if a parent is arrested while their American child is in school. A small group of protesters lingered outside the meeting room before the workshop began, Herman said, though they left by the time it began. See and hear more of what the immigration rights workshop had to offer in the video above.
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South Korea prosecution to decide on Samsung chief warrant by Wednesday
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean special prosecutor's office will decide no later than Wednesday whether to request an arrest warrant for Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] chief Jay Y. Lee, a suspect in a graft investigation that may topple President Park Geun-hye.
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Ex-teacher's aide who faked cancer gets 6 months in prison
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A former Dallas-area teacher's aide who faked having cancer and took a car and donations from staff and students has been sentenced to six months in prison in a separate case in West Virginia. The Dallas Morning News ( ) reports that 56-year-old Kevin MaBone (MAY'-bone) ...
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Samsung chief appears for second round of questions in graft probe
SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee appeared at the South Korean special prosecutor's office for questioning on Monday as part of a wider investigation into an influence-peddling scandal that could topple President Park Geun-hye.
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Panama detains Mossack Fonseca founders on corruption charges
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - The two founders of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca were arrested on Saturday, the attorney general's office said, after both were indicted on charges of money-laundering in a case allegedly tied to a wide-ranging corruption scandal in Brazil.
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Affidavit: Woman bought ammunition during killing spree
MIAMI (AP) - An arrest warrant says a 37-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four women was "a willing participant" and bought ammunition before a two-state killing spree ended with the other suspect fatally shooting himself in a motel room as a SWAT team closed in. Mary Rice faces ...
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Couple wanted by cops for courthouse oral sex video
The woman who recorded herself performing oral sex inside a Florida courthouse is now wanted by police for the lewd behavior. Police are on the hunt for Brittney Jones, 26, and Jeremiah Isiah Robinson, 35, the man she performed the sex act on at the Duval County Courthouse on Jan. 31, Action News in Jacksonville...
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Man charged with drug-induced homicide in McHenry
A 65-year-old man was arrested on a charge of drug-induced homicide in northwest suburban McHenry on Monday.
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Suspect in death of popular Mag Mile drink server appears in court
A Chicago man suspected of knocking out a Mag Mile drink server in a downtown street minutes before a cab driver accidentally ran over and killed the unconscious man nearly a year ago is back in Illinois after being extradited from Minnesota following a recent arrest there. Before a Cook County...
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2 men arrested after sex act on store display
Two men were arrested and charged with engaging in lewd behavior on a display bed at Bed Bath & Beyond during regular business hours.       
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5 Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 19
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. OFFICIALS: DEPUTY SHOOTS MAN WHILE SERVING FELONY WARRANT The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office posted on social media that the shooting occurred Friday morning while deputies were trying to serve a felony arrest warrant on ...
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Former Orleans Parish deputy faces theft, other charges
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a former deputy on charges of theft and malfeasance in office. The sheriff's office, in a news release, says an arrest warrant accused Edward Moore of obtaining fuel from the Broad Street City Gas Pumps to fill the tank ...
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Lansing man charged with South Chicago slaying
A 22-year-old man has been charged with fatally shooting a 25-year-old man four months ago in the South Chicago neighborhood.
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Man charged with fatal shooting during South Side dice game
A South Side man has been charged with killing another man during a dice game over the summer in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
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Handcuffed man who escaped Larimer County patrol car back in custody
A handcuffed man who escaped from the back of a Larimer County Sheriff's patrol car has been captured.
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Arizona officer suspended after video shows he punched woman during arrest
Doug G. WareFLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- An Arizona police officer has been taken off the job pending a review, after video surfaced online that shows him punching a woman in the face during an arrest.
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The Latest: Protesters march in Bismarck a 4th straight day
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Latest on the Dakota Access pipeline (all times local):
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Appeals court rules Hailey police violated man's rights
HAILEY, Idaho (AP) - The Idaho Court of Appeals has ruled that Hailey Police violated a man's rights by questioning him about a meth pipe before reading him his Miranda rights. The Times-News reports ( ) that the court on Wednesday ruled that 20-year-old Osvaldo Guadalupe Arenas' statement that he ...
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Police: Video shows Arizona officer striking woman in face
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona police say an officer is being investigated after video surfaced that shows him striking a woman in the face during an arrest.
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South Korea's Park may be questioned next week
Statement comes after prosecutors investigating scandal involving confidant expressed intention to question president.
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Man turns himself in 22 years after drunken driving charge
HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a South Carolina man has appeared in a Massachusetts court to resolve a drunken driving case more than 20 years after he was arrested on the charge. Hingham police Sgt. Steven Dearth says 54-year-old Alexander Richey on Wednesday admitted to sufficient facts for a ...
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Man wanted for Park Forest killing arrested in Minnesota
A man wanted for a fatal shooting last month in south suburban Park Forest is in custody in Minnesota, authorities said.
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Handcuffed drug suspect escapes Larimer County patrol car
A drug suspect arrested on an outstanding felony warrant in Loveland Wednesday escaped from the back of a patrol car after he had been handcuffed. He remains at large.
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Warrant issued for man wanted in fatal Cicero shooting
An arrest warrant was issued for a man wanted in connection with a fatal August shooting in west suburban Cicero.
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Strange social media posts surface after man arrested in college student's dismemberment
Charles Dean Bryant, 30, was arrested Sunday after authorities found Jacqueline Vandagriff, 24 and of Frisco, burned and dismembered in Acorn Woods Park in Grapevine. 
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Aurora man wanted for fatal shooting at kid’s birthday party
Authorities are searching for a man wanted for the fatal shooting of another man outside a child's birthday party earlier this month in Aurora.
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Phoenix police: Officers shoot knife-wielding man
PHOENIX (AP) - Phoenix police say officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man to protect themselves. Sgt. Jonathan Howard says the shooting occurred Tuesday night after a woman called police to report that her 25-year-old was threatening people in a nearby apartment. Howard says responding officers tried for an hour ...
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Man allegedly left ‘sophisticated’ bomb at Tenn. nursing home
Police said the bomb was "sophisticated and designed to do maximum harm to the intended victim."
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Arrest warrant for Democracy Now! journalist Amy Goodman over North Dakota pipeline protest
Democracy Now! journalist and producer Amy Goodman has been issued an arrest warrant for covering the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s North Dakota pipeline protests. Read Full Article at
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Baltimore police searching for 61-year-old man wanted for shooting teen
Baltimore police are searching for a 61-year-old man wanted in the shooting of a 15-year-old boy, the department said Sunday. Police have an arrest warrant for Thomas Bradley who investigators said got into an argument with the teen and pulled out a gun and shot the boy in the upper body Saturday....
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