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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.
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Man wounded after firing at deputies expected to survive
LOMITA, Calif. (AP) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says a man who fired at deputies and was wounded by return fire is expected to survive. The shooting occurred Thursday evening in Lomita after deputies tried to stop a vehicle for traffic violations. The department says the motorist tried ...
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Central California shootout injures deputy, kills suspect
MERCED, Calif. (AP) - A Merced County deputy has been hospitalized and a suspect is dead after a shooting in the Central California city of Delhi. KFSN-TV reports (http://abc30.tv/2bZ2Xj5 ) that Merced County Sheriff's deputies were met with gunfire from an assault-style weapon when they responded Thursday to a domestic ...
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Wife’s corpse is real, but dramatic kidnapping tale? Maybe not
The harrowing story of a Montana mom’s abduction and subsequent death 325 miles away in the state of Washington may have all been a tall tale. The FBI and local authorities on Thursday were casting doubt on the initial account of Rita Maze’s broad-daylight kidnapping at a rest stop on Interstate 15 near Helena, Mont.,...
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Officials: Police chief shoots himself after suspension
Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo shot and killed himself in the police department’s parking lot        
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Stein says arranging court date on protest-related charges
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says she's working with North Dakota authorities to arrange a court date on charges related to her participation in a protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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Neighbors report explosion in fire that killed Libertyville Township man
An investigation was underway Thursday to determine the cause of a fire in Libertyville Township on Wednesday night that left an elderly man dead. Authorities identified the victim Thursday afternoon as 76-year-old Kenneth F. Deyo, who was found on the first floor of his home in the Countryside...
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Police chief, fired by mayor, dies after shooting himself
Chief Mike DeNardo committed suicide while being escorted off the Miss. city's property.         
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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 (http://bit.ly/2cdAwMx) 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 ...
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Deputies: Driver who fled traffic stop found with drugs, gun
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a driver fled a traffic stop, crashed his vehicle and ran before he was later found with drugs and a gun. Greenville County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets that 29-year-old Dominick Larenzo Johnson was taken into custody Thursday night on failure to stop for ...
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Officials: Police chief shoots himself just after suspension
Officials say a Mississippi police chief had been suspended just before he shot and killed himself outside the station. Hancock County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Don Bass says Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo shot himself in the chest Thursday. He says the shooting appeared to be intentional. Bass ...
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Mississippi police chief kills self moments after being suspended
"It's just a bad day — a bad day for law enforcement," a sheriff's office deputy said.
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Bay St. Louis police chief, fired by mayor, dies after shooting himself
Chief Mike DeNardo committed suicide while being escorted off the Miss. city's property.       
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Man charged with murder in death of Hill City woman
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - Law enforcement authorities in western South Dakota say a man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman who reportedly was the victim of a domestic assault. The Pennington County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said 41-year-old Hill City resident Courtney Millhouse ...
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The Latest: Mayor: Chief suspended just prior to shooting
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on shooting death of Mississippi police chief (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The mayor of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, says the city's police chief had just been suspended when he shot himself to death in the police department's parking lot. Mayor Les ...
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Detectives investigating after body found north of Vancouver
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say they are investigating after a body was found in a wooded area frequented by transient campers just north of Vancouver. The Clark County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that someone passing by reported finding the body Thursday afternoon in the Hazel Dell ...
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Foul play suspected in deaths of 4 found in burning house
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Investigators suspect homicide in the deaths of four people whose bodies were found in the ruins of a house that burned in a rural area near Austin. Neighbors reported the house fire shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday about 13 miles southeast of Austin. Travis County sheriff's ...
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Officials: Suspended Mississippi police chief shoots himself
A Mississippi police chief who had just been suspended shot and killed himself Thursday in the police department's parking lot, officials said, in what was described as "a bad day for law enforcement."
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The Latest: Friday classes canceled after school shooting
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting inside a high school in West Texas (all times local):
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Officials: Mississippi police chief shoots himself in chest
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say a Mississippi police chief has died after shooting himself in the chest outside the police department.
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Girlfriend accused of killing man with vehicle in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas police say the 26-year-old girlfriend of a man found dead near the gate of an apartment complex where they lived together has been arrested in his slaying. Police say Lahtijera (lah-tee-AIR'-ah) Howard was arrested Thursday in the Wednesday death of 34-year-old Darryl White at ...
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Abducted Montana woman Rita Maze killed by single gunshot wound
Rita Maze was shot once in the chest and abdomen area, according to the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office.
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Las Vegas police arrest woman on murder charge in boyfriend’s death
A suspect has been arrested in connection with a suspicious death Wednesday in the east valley.
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Day care worker arrested in child biting case in Florida
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - Florida deputies have arrested a day care worker after a toddler was bitten several times by another child. A Manatee County Sheriff's Office report says 23-year-old Caci Burke was responsible for about six children at J's Bright Learners day care center. Burke put children to sleep ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Bradenton Florida Sheriff Coroner
Attorney: Family of man shot by Round Lake officer 'devastated'
The defense attorney who represented a Grayslake man fatally shot Friday during an altercation with a Round Lake police officer said Thursday he was shocked by the turn of events. "I thought the kid had turned the corner," defense attorney Gregory Nikitas said Thursday about 22-year-old Michael...
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Cuyahoga County has record number of opiate deaths in August
CLEVELAND (AP) - A medical examiner in Cleveland says a record number of people fatally overdosed from heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil or some combination of the three drugs in Cuyahoga County last month. The medical examiner on Thursday said testing had found carfentanil, a sedative used on large animals such as ...
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$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.
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Reward offered for information about newborn found dead last month near Wheaton
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the identity or location of the mother of a newborn baby whose body was discovered last month near Wheaton, the DuPage County sheriff's office said Thursday. The baby girl was found dead on Aug. 15 along a private drive on Plamondon Road,...
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Confrontation over purchase led to fatal stabbing at Family Dollar in Adams County
The man accused of fatally stabbing a manager at a Family Dollar store in Adams County last week told investigators the attack was prompted by a confrontation over items he had purchased, according to an arrest affidavit.
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Reward of $25K offered in teen's death caused by downed power lines

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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 ...
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76-year-old man dies in Libertyville house fire
An elderly man died in a house fire Wednesday night in north suburban Libertyville.
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Texas high school shooting: 1 shot; 2 on loose
One person has been shot at Alpine High School in western Texas, and two shooters are believed to be on the loose, the Brewster County Sheriff's office said Thursday.
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'We're both going to die today': Woman repeatedly stabbed in line at East L.A. taco truck
Police arrested a 29-year-old man on on suspicion of attempted murder after authorities said he pulled a woman out of line at a taco truck in East Los Angeles and stabbed her multiple times.   The woman was standing in line near Whittier Boulevard and Clela Avenue around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday when...
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At Wayne County jails, 4 suicides in 5 months
Officials note dire conditions at the jails during discussion about privatizing medical services.        
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Conifer man dies in fall near Maroon Bells
A 68-year-old Conifer man died Wednesday after falling during a climb near the Maroon Bells.
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3 suspects shot in exchange with Houston-area deputies
KATY, Texas (AP) - Investigators say three armed suspects have been shot in an exchange of gunfire with deputies investigating a reported home invasion near Houston. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says the shootings happened Wednesday night at a home near Katy as the three suspects emerged from a residence. ...
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At outdated Wayne County jails, 4 suicides in 5 months raise alarm
Officials note dire conditions at the jails during discussion about privatizing medical services.        
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Harford sheriff releases four videos on how motorists should react during a traffic stop
During the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly last winter, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler worked with local legislators for passage of legislation to require new drivers to receive instruction on how to respond if stopped by the police while operating a motor vehicle. Although...
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Teen accused of threatening teachers, students

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Officials: Man dies at detention center
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) - Authorities say a detainee has died at Prince George's County's detention center. The county Department of Corrections said in a statement that medical staff found the 43-year-old man unresponsive and without a pulse Wednesday night. They performed CPR until paramedics arrived, but attempts to resuscitate ...
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Records: Man killed by Round Lake officer had previous conviction
The Grayslake man shot to death during a weekend skirmish with a Round Lake police officer previously had been convicted of a felony stemming from an altercation with police that landed two deputies and a detective in the hospital, according to court and police records. A Round Lake police officer...
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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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Boy, 10, charged with manslaughter in toddler’s death
A 10-year-old Florida boy has been arrested on a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of his cousin, 2       
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At Wayne County jails, 4 suicides in 5 months raise alarm
Officials note dire conditions at the jails during discussion about privatizing medical services.        
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Coroner: Body was in cave for 'significant period of time'
MONTICELLO, Ky. (AP) - A body has been found inside a cave in Monticello. Wayne County Coroner Forrest Hicks tells news outlets that the Monticello police contacted his office after the body was discovered Tuesday morning on Trails End Road. Hicks says the body appeared to be that of a ...
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Boy, 10, charged with manslaughter in young cousin's death
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A 10-year-old North Florida boy has been arrested on a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of his 2-year-old cousin.
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The Latest: Witness: Crash followed apparent landing attempt
CARROLLTON, Ga. — The Latest on a deadly plane crash in western Georgia (all times local):2:10 p.m.A fire chief says two single-engine planes may have been trying to land at the same time when they collided at a small airport in western Georgia.Carroll County Fire Chief Scott Blue confirmed in phone interview that three people died in the Wednesday crash just off the runway at West Georgia Regional Airport.
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Fla. boy charged with manslaughter in 2-year-old cousin's death
Medical examiners in Marion County, roughly 100 miles north of Orlando, ruled the June death of Journee Blyden a homicide, WFTV reported shortly after her death.
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Officials ID man dead in Henderson slaying-suicide case
Authorities have identified a 38-year-old man who police say shot and killed his wife while she was moving out of their home in Henderson, and then killed himself. The Clark County coroner ...
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