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Douglas County deputy responsive but remains in “very” critical condition after shootout
The Douglas County sheriff's deputy shot last week during a shootout with a supposedly suicidal man remains in "very critical condition" in intensive care at Parker Adventist Hospital but is responsive, officials said during a Friday news briefing.
229 points by The Denver Post | Police Constable Coroner Sheriff High Sheriff Bailiff Reeve United States
No charges for Louisville woman who shot 9-year-old son
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police say a Louisville woman who shot her 9-year-old son will not face charges. The Daily Times reports ( Blount County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Marian O'Briant says the shooting was a "freak accident." She says the mother was handling a gun on the second floor of ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Police Sheriff Constable Accident Coroner Bailiff Tram accident Reeve
$5K reward for information about baby found dead in Wheaton
The DuPage County sheriff’s office announced Thursday that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the mother of Baby Hope.
7 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Coroner Police Sheriff Constable United States DuPage County Illinois Wheaton Illinois Bailiff
The Latest: Florida officers kill man in exchange of gunfire
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - The Latest on a Florida fugitive who died after exchanging gunfire with detectives (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A Florida sheriff says a 32-year-old fugitive is dead following an exchange of gunfire with detectives. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says Francis Perry died at a hospital ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Police Warrant Sheriff Methamphetamine Constable Coroner Law enforcement titles Bailiff
Police: Mom admits to killing her blind, autistic teen
Police say they found her in a field about 20 feet from a dead teenager wearing a diaper.       
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Two 18-year-olds accused of starting Jefferson County wildfire by lighting fireworks during fire ban
Two 18-year-old men have been arrested on suspicion of igniting a Jefferson County wildfire on Wednesday by lighting fireworks along U.S. 285 during a fire ban.
-1 points by The Denver Post | United States Coroner Wildfire Arson Sheriff Constable Police Bailiff
Retirement home employee accused of filming residents having sex
Alexis Williams was a medical assistant when she recorded a 81-year-old woman and a 59-year-old man making love, police said.
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Goodsprings Justice of the Peace fires back at sweeping ethics charges
Longtime Goodsprings Justice of the Peace Dawn Haviland answered sweeping ethics charges this week with a 14-page, point-by-point response to what she contends were fabricated claims by resentful employees.
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North Carolina fugitive arrested in Oswego
A wanted fugitive from North Carolina was captured earlier this month in west suburban Oswego.
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Police: Justin Bieber being investigated after allegedly head-butting a man
Police are investigating an incident in which Justin Bieber allegedly head-butted a man on Saturday at popular West Hollywood restaurant Serafina Sunset.According to a statement released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, police responded to a “battery report call” around 2 a.m. and were told by a witness “that he saw Justin Bieber get into two separate altercations with two bartenders.”
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Protesters question circumstances of jail inmate's death
In a somber gathering punctuated by tears, protesters gathered outside the Harris County jail Wednesday, lobbing accusations and demanding answers in the death of a 32-year-old inmate this week.
24 points by The Houston Chronicle | Sheriff Coroner Constable Police Bailiff Sheriffs Reeve Death
Geneseo man pleads not guilty to couple's kidnapping
MORRISON, Ill. (AP) - A Geneseo man has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing him of breaking into a couple's home and kidnapping them. Sauk Valley Media reports ( ) 40-year-old Chad Schipper entered the plea Monday to four felony counts. The father of six young children is being held ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Police Sheriff United States Viscount Constable Coroner Scots law Bailiff
Kidnapping survivor: 'He cannot destroy who I am, and I won'
The woman held captive on a South Carolina farm said she prayed often while chained inside a metal container and refused to lose hope she would be freed.
304 points by CNN | South Carolina Spartanburg County South Carolina Police Sheriff Constable Spartanburg South Carolina Bailiff Coroner
Legislation would set next Harford sheriff's base salary at $131,000
Lawmakers opt for a compromise pay proposal not tied to any other office
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Geneva man was unarmed when Ashtabula County sheriff's deputy shot him, BCI says
The shot Wednesday during a confrontation with an Ashtabula County Sheriff's deputy was unarmed, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation said. GENEVA, Ohio -- The man killed Wednesday during a confrontation with an Ashtabula County Sheriff's deputy was unarmed, the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation said. Vincent Palma, 26, died shortly after a deputy shot him outside a house on South Ridge Road near Tuttle Road in Geneva, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said. Investigators did not recover any other weapons at the scene, BCI spokeswoman Jill Del Greco said Friday. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. The sheriff's office has not released the deputy's identity. Palma's aunt, Sharon Regal, believes the shooting might have been avoided if multiple deputies were at the scene. If Palma was not armed, the deputies could have tackled Palma and handcuffed him rather than shoot him, the Wickliffe resident said. "I think if there were more officers there, Vinny never would have been shot and killed," she said. Ashtabula County Sheriff William Johnson said in a statement that Palma charged at the deputy, who had gone to the house to investigate a disturbance. The deputy first used a Taser and a baton to try to subdue Palma, but was unsuccessful, Johnson said. The deputy then fired several warning shots at the ground as he called for backup. The deputy shot Palma before backup arrived, Johnson said. Palma had been fighting with his half-sister before she called 911. Family members are unsure why Palma came toward the officer; some relatives feel he might have been trying to run away, as he'd done during previous run-ins with Florida law enforcement officers, Regal said. Palma had a temper that he developed as he grew older, Regal said. He struggled after the Dec. 24, 2005 deaths of his brother Salvatore Palma III and half-brother Anthony Michael Palma in a Geneva car crash. Palma and his father were also in the car, she said. In Florida, Palma had a series of convictions for offenses such as assault and disorderly conduct, court records show. But he moved to Geneva six months ago for a "fresh start," his aunt said. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the Wednesday's shooting. A BCI spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. If you'd like to comment on this story, visit Friday's crime and courts comments section.
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Harford remembers deputies Dailey and Logsdon a year after their deaths
Friday marks one year since Harford County Sheriff's Office Senior Deputy Patrick Dailey and Deputy First Class Mark Logsdon were murdered, responding to a call for a suspicious person as the lunch hour was beginning at the busy Panera Bread Cafe in Abingdon's Boulevard at Box Hill shopping area....
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Man is fatally shot in Baldwin Park
A man was fatally shot on Monday night in Baldwin Park, authorities said. Police were called about 9:35 p.m. to the 700 block of Frazier Street, where a man was found with gunshot wounds, said Deputy Kimberly Alexander, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The man was...
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Deputies responding to Adams County disturbance find man shot to death
Adams County authorities are investigating after sheriff's deputies found a man fatally shot early Monday near Westminster.
3 points by The Denver Post | Police United States Coroner Sheriff Constable Bailiff Reeve Shire
Sheriff investigates fatal Charles County shooting
WALDORF — Authorities are investigating after a woman was fatally shot in Maryland's Charles County. The Charles County Sheriff's Office says in a statement that officers were called to the Beer 4 U sports bar on Crain Highway around 1:30 a.m. Saturday for a reported shooting. The sheriff's office...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Coroner Constable Police United States Sheriff Maryland Bailiff Reeve
Colorado school weapons bill advances over objections it will cause gun violence
A measure allowing county sheriffs to train armed teachers, principals and other school personnel advanced Friday in the state Senate over objections it will just invite more gun violence in Colorado's schools.
538 points by The Denver Post | Police Sheriff United States Constable Coroner Bailiff Reeve Sheriffs
3 charged after police dogs find 9 kilos of cocaine in vehicle
Three men were charged after police and K-9s found about $200,000 worth of cocaine in two vehicles on Thursday.
26 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Sheriff Constable Law enforcement agency Coroner Cook County Illinois Will County Illinois Bailiff
Two men arrested after Minturn sex assault, Eagle County sheriff says
Two men have been arrested in connection with a Wednesday sexual assault in Minturn, the Eagle County Sheriff's Office says.
5 points by The Denver Post | Police Crime Coroner Constable Viscount Sheriff Criminal law Bailiff
Attorney general's probe finds no evidence of wrondoing by deputies in death of Mitrice Richardson
A California attorney general’s investigation has failed to uncover evidence that would merit criminal charges against Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies for their handling of the disappearance and death of Mitrice Richardson, according to an official letter. The 24-year-old woman went missing...
404 points by Los Angeles Times | Sheriff Police Coroner Legal professions Constable Bailiff Reeve United States
Former Alabama sheriff's worker guilty of drug charges
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - A man who delivered documents for the Morgan County Sheriff's Office has pleaded guilty to drug charges. The Decatur Daily ( ) reports 55-year-old Steven Eugene Parker of Hartselle pleaded guilty Thursday to drug distribution and possession charges. Sentencing guidelines mean Parker could avoid serving time, ...
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Car crashes into Jimmy John’s at lunchtime in Volo
A car crashed through the front door of a Jimmy John's sandwich shop Thursday in north suburban Volo.
3 points by Chicago Sun-Times | United States Constable Police Coroner Sheriff Marshal Bailiff Reeve
Sheriff's office says officers personal information released
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) - Morton County sheriff's officials say some oil pipeline protesters are releasing personal information about law enforcement officers in an attempt to harass them and their families. The sheriff's department says the tactic is known as "doxing" and has been used by professional protests groups like "Anonymous." ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Police Constable Sheriff North Dakota Coroner High Sheriff Legal professions Bailiff
Woman calmly calls 911 to say she killed her 2 children
DARLINGTON, Ind. — A central Indiana woman killed her two young children and then stabbed herself in the neck a day after her husband filed for divorce, a sheriff said Thursday. Brandi Worley, 30, of Darlington, confessed in a “matter-of-fact” demeanor to the killings in a 911 call about 4:30 a.m., Montgomery County Sheriff Mark...
37 points by New York Post | Sheriff Coroner Police Deputy sheriff United States Constable Bailiff Reeve
Lone Star College campus evacuated after reports of shooter
Students at Lone Star college's North Harris campus were told to evacuate on Thursday night, after reports of an active shooter on campus, according to KPRC and KTRK.
30 points by The Houston Chronicle | Police Coroner Sheriff Constable American films Bailiff Reeve Lone Star College System
Sheriff: Indiana woman confesses to killing her 2 children
A central Indiana woman killed her two young children and then stabbed herself in the neck a day after her husband filed for divorce, a sheriff said Thursday. Brandi Worley, 30, of Darlington, confessed in a "matter-of-fact" demeanor to the killings in a 911 call about 4:30 a.m., Montgomery County...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Sheriff Coroner Police Deputy sheriff United States Constable Bailiff Reeve
Sheriff: Ind. woman confesses to killing her 2 children
The woman confessed in a “matter-of-fact” demeanor to the killings in a 911 call, the sheriff said       
-2 points by The Detroit News | Coroner Sheriff Police Deputy sheriff Constable Bailiff Reeve United States
The Latest: Hunter found Washington family on logging road
MONTESANO, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing family in Washington state (all times local):
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Sheriff Grays Harbor County Washington Constable Police Coroner Deputy sheriff Bailiff Reeve
Harvey man charged with having dogfighting equipment; dogs removed from home
A 59-year-old man from Harvey was charged with possessing dogfighting equipment after Cook County sheriff's police allegedly found training equipment and three dogs with physical problems at his home. According to a news release from the sheriff's office, Tyran Johnson turned himself Tuesday. Sheriff's...
140 points by Chicago Tribune | Warrant Sheriff Constable Police Cook County Illinois Coroner Bailiff Reeve
Philly couple sought in Northern California double homicide

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Sheriff: Stabbing victim’s family retaliates with deadly beating

358 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | United States Coroner Sheriff Constable Police Federal Bureau of Investigation Bailiff Reeve
Police: DeKalb man accidentally shoots into neighbor’s bedroom
A man was arrested after he accidentally fired a rifle in his apartment Saturday night, sending a bullet into his neighbor's bedroom in DeKalb.
8 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Police Rifling Sheriff Constable Coroner Assault rifle Bailiff Reeve
Michigan responders recall 9/11, and losses of their own
On the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, dozens of law enforcement officers from around the state of Michigan gathered at the Michigan Fallen Heroes Memorial in Pontiac        
12 points by Detroit Free Press | Police Sheriff Law enforcement agency Bailiff Constable Berrien County Michigan Federal Bureau of Investigation September 11 attacks
Accused teen 'doctor' arrested in Virginia
A Florida teenager accused of pretending to be a doctor and stealing money from an 86-year-old patient faces new charges in Virginia after authorities say he fraudulently tried to buy a …
2 points by Las Vegas Sun | Medicine Police Sheriff Coroner Constable Identity theft Bailiff Reeve
Man who died on McClure Pass in Pitkin County fell while cliff-side camping
A Longmont man who died earlier this week while camping in Pitkin County suffered serious head injures in a 30-foot fall.
6 points by The Denver Post | Coroner Police Pitkin County Colorado Gunnison County Colorado Constable United States Sheriff Bailiff
The Latest: Deputy: Police chief investigated over gun sales
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. — The Latest on the death of a Mississippi police chief (all times local):2:30 p.m.A sheriff's deputy says a Mississippi police chief killed himself soon after learning that authorities were investigating allegations that he illegally sold city-owned firearms.Hancock County Chief Deputy Don Bass told The Associated Press on Friday that Bay St. Louis police chief Mike DeNardo illegally sold one city-owned assault rifle. He says authorities were looking into allegations that other city-owned weapons were sold as well.
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Florida deputy injured in line of duty loses home in Hurricane Hermine

-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Police Sheriff United States Coroner Deputy sheriff Law enforcement agency Constable Bailiff