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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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'Knockout game' victim punched near Discovery Green
A woman leaving work downtown was punched in the face in broad daylight near Discovery Green Park Thursday evening, according to a news report. The alleged assailant was arrested by constable's deputies passing by on a routine patrol who spotted the attack, KPRC reported and a constable's office tweeted. He ran away from police but was cornered and detained.
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2 found dead in rural Pittsburg County died from gunshots
BACHE, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says two women who were found dead in a car last month in Pittsburg County died from gunshot wounds. OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown says authorities are still interviewing people in connection with the deaths of 24-year-old Totinika Doshe Elix and ...
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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 ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Automobile United States Coroner Sheriff
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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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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The Latest: Council hands control of police over to sheriff
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on the death of a Mississippi police chief (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The city council in a Mississippi town where the police chief shot and killed himself has turned control of the police department over to the sheriff's office. The Sun ...
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Man dies in shootout with police at West Memphis motel
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a man accused in a Tennessee slaying was shot to death during a gunbattle with police at a West Memphis motel. Shelby County Sheriff's Office Assistant Chief Deputy Mark Dunbar says Ricardo Tenorio died early Friday after the shootout at a Days Inn ...
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Police: Man shot, killed after argument in north Houston
Homicide detectives are looking for tips after a 20-year-old man was killed about 7:45 p.m Thursday near an apartment complex playground at Aldine Bender and Lee Road in north Houston.
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'Items of interest' found in Cal Poly 20-year cold case search for student
Andrew V. PestanoSAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Authorities digging for clues related to the 20-year disappearance of college student Kristin Denise Smart said they have found "items of interest."
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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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Sherriff's deputy charged with threatening to shoot driver
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A New Jersey sheriff's deputy has been charged with pointing a gun at another driver during a fit of road rage in Philadelphia. A 25-year-old woman tells WPVI-TV a fellow driver cut her off on Interstate 95 and began driving alongside her. She says he then pulled ...
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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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Ex-officer who shot naked black man wants charges dismissed
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A white former Atlanta-area police officer who shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran is asking a judge to dismiss the charges against him. Robert Olsen was indicted in January on numerous charges, including felony murder, in the shooting death of 27-year-old Anthony Hill. He ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | DeKalb County Georgia Mental disorder Atlanta Police Decatur Georgia Sheriff Constable Police officer
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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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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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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Calif. officer shot after responding to domestic disturbance
The unidentified deputy is a 10-year department veteran, according to Sheriff Vern Warnke.
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Judge dismisses case against L.A. County sheriff's deputy accused of filing false police report
A judge has dismissed a perjury case this week against a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy after a jury deadlocked over whether the deputy filed a false police report. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge C.H. Rehm dismissed the case Wednesday against Gregory Rodriguez, who was charged last...
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Search for Kristin Smart's remains on Cal Poly hillside yields items of interest in 1996 disappearance
FBI agents digging into a hillside half a mile from where Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student Kristin Denise Smart was last seen alive 20 years ago have found “items of interest” in the cold case mystery, authorities said Thursday. Tony Cipolla, a spokesman for the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s...
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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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Santa Clara police union urges officers to work at 49ers game, despite 'concerns' over Kaepernick's comments
The union representing rank-and-file members of the Santa Clara Police Department recommended Thursday that officers continue to voluntarily work at San Francisco 49ers home games. In a letter addressed to Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor and released publicly, the union’s board of directors 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.       
5172 points by USA Today | Sheriff Police Constable Coroner SWAT Legal professions Hancock County Mississippi Mississippi
Teen arrested in fatal Springfield shooting
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Springfield police arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenager last weekend. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports (http://bit.ly/2cw1y0i ) the arrest was announced Wednesday after members of the U.S. Marshal's Task Force apprehended the boy on an active warrant in the ...
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Downstate traffic stop leads to arrest of three murder suspects
Three men suspected of murder and found to be in possession of drugs and weapons were arrested last month during a traffic stop downstate.
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Man shot by deputy after high-speed chase in central Georgia
BARNESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a man wanted on aggravated stalking charges was shot by a deputy after a high-speed chase near a high school in central Georgia. Lamar County Sheriff Brad White tells local news media that Tyler Pitts was wounded Thursday after a shootout with deputies. Police ...
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Shooting investigating at northwest-side motel

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Reported shooting at Nogales port closes southbound traffic
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Nogales police say the Mariposa port of entry will be closed for the rest of the day for southbound traffic into Mexico because of an incident being investigated by federal authorities. Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada told Tucson TV station KVOA that there was an ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | U.S. Customs and Border Protection United States Department of Homeland Security Sheriff Arizona Police Constable United States Santa Cruz County Arizona
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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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 ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Coroner Sheriff United States
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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Activists point fingers at police over suspicious death of Ferguson protester Darren Seals
The violent murder of Ferguson Uprising protester Darren Seals, who was found shot and burned in a charred car Tuesday near the US city of St Louis, has raised “a lot of red flags” for activists, who question the official version of events released by his “enemies,” the police. Read Full Article at RT.com
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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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Authorities seeking student remains find 'items of interest'
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say "items of interest" have been found by authorities digging for the remains of a California college student who vanished in 1996. FBI agents and local sheriff's deputies have been excavating a site near a concrete letter "P'' on the edge of California ...
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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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Cops: Man fleeing police crashes car into Waukegan home
A Beach Park man slammed his car into a Waukegan home while fleeing from police Wednesday afternoon, police said. A Lake County sheriff's deputy on patrol attempted to stop the 2004 Lincoln SUV driven by Lee Hernandez, 31, of the 38000 block of North Cornell Road, because Hernandez had a revoked...
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Baltimore County police, prosecutors seek access to Korryn Gaines' private Facebook messages
Police and prosecutors in Baltimore County are seeking Korryn Gaines' private Facebook messages and other account information as part of an investigation into her shooting death by police – a move an attorney for her family says is wrong. Documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun show a county detective...
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Authorities investigate death of Bay St. Louis police chief
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The coroner in Mississippi's Hancock County confirms that he is investigating the death of the Bay St. Louis police chief. Coroner Jim Faulk said Chief Mike DeNardo died Thursday. Faulk told The Associated Press he was en route to a hospital to examine DeNardo's ...
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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
O'Donnell retiring as head of Rhode Island State Police
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The head of Rhode Island State Police is stepping down. Gov. Gina Raimondo said Thursday that Col. Steven O'Donnell will retire later this month. O'Donnell has been police superintendent for more than five years and has a decades-long career in law enforcement. He first joined the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Rhode Island United States Police Providence Rhode Island Massachusetts U.S. state State Sheriff
Mother of malnourished boy found dead in a closet pleads not guilty to murder
The mother of a malnourished 11-year-old boy who was found dead in the closet of an Echo Park home appeared in court Thursday wearing a suicide-prevention garment and pleaded not guilty to murder and child abuse charges. Veronica Aguilar, 39, was charged with one count each of murder and child...
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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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Face-biting suspect's dad says he believes son was poisoned
The father of a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband's face said Thursday that his son's condition is deteriorating. Dr. Wade Harrouff said his 19-year-old son Austin Harrouff "is not doing well" and remains hospitalized nearly four weeks after...
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The Latest: Sheriff: School shooter was 14-year-old freshman
ALPINE, Texas — The Latest on a shooting inside a high school in West Texas (all times local):2:20 p.m.Authorities say the girl who shot and injured a female student at a West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman.Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson said during a news conference Thursday afternoon that a motive behind the shooting at Alpine High School remains unclear. Dodson says the 14-year-old later died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Her name hasn't being released.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Police High school Law enforcement agency Alpine Texas Constable Texas Brewster County Texas Sheriff
Man leads police on chase in Waukegan, crashes SUV into house
A man has been arrested after he sped away from a traffic stop Wednesday and led police on a chase, eventually crashing an SUV into a Waukegan house.
15 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Sheriff Misdemeanor Felony Constable Warrant Criminal law United States Police
Anne Arundel police officer to challenge Bateman in 2018 Republican sheriff primary
Sheriff fires back, saying Jim Fredericks' candidacy would violate Hatch Act
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Accused face-biting killer’s dad thinks his son was poisoned
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The father of a Florida college student accused of randomly killing a couple and biting the dead husband’s face said Thursday that his son’s condition is deteriorating. Dr. Wade Harrouff said his 19-year-old son Austin Harrouff “is not doing well” and remains hospitalized nearly four weeks after the Aug. 15 beating...
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Coroner IDs men killed in shooting at apartment complex
Two men shot to death Tuesday at a northwest valley apartment complex have been identified by the Clark County Coroner’s Office as Charles Edward Warren, 28, of Las Vegas and Deante Dixon, 24, whose ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Death Suicide Autopsy Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department House Sheriff Las Vegas Nevada Nevada
$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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