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Law enforcement personnel gather at the scene of a shooting at Sparks Middle School in Sparks, Nev. on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/The Reno Gazette-Journal, Marilyn Newton)

Nev. middle school gunman was 12 years old

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The student who wounded two classmates and killed a teacher and then himself on a Nevada middle school campus was 12 years old. Authorities say they’re withholding the Sparks Middle School […]

10/22/2013

A damaged Capitol Hill police car is surrounded by crime scene tape on Constitution Avenue near the U.S. Capitol after a car chase and shooting Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Woman killed in DC chase thought Obama communicated with her

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Connecticut woman shot to death by police after she tried to drive through barricades outside the White House held the delusional belief that the president was communicating with her, a federal […]

10/04/2013

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3 hurt in Santa Cruz outbuilding explosion, fire

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) – Authorities in Santa Cruz are calling a gas-fueled explosion and fire that left three men badly burned suspicious. The Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that the blaze at a small outbuilding […]

09/30/2013

Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver by his police car in Kent, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Small-town Ohio police invite online fans to fest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief who invited his nearly 85,000 Facebook followers to his small town’s community festival this weekend expects at least 1,000 from near and far to show up. Brimfield […]

09/20/2013

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$500M Google forfeiture helps fund RI police

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Five Rhode Island law enforcement agencies are faced with an enviable problem: what to do with $230 million forfeited by Google Inc.? Investigators from local agencies are entitled to the money […]

09/10/2013

In this June 24, 2013 file photo, George Zimmerman, left, arrives in Seminole circuit court, with his wife Shellie, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool, File)

Fla. police called on George Zimmerman

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman’s estranged wife called police officers to her father’s house in Florida Monday, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun. […]

09/09/2013

A police officer helps a child off a school bus carrying students after a shooting at Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga., on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Man, 20, charged in Georgia school shooting

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — A man with an assault rifle and other weapons exchanged gunfire with officers Tuesday at an Atlanta-area elementary school before surrendering, a police chief said, with dramatic overhead television footage capturing […]

08/20/2013

An official walks next to a King Co. Metro bus with multiple bullet holes in its windshield and side window, after a bus driver was shot Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in downtown Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Suspected gunman dies after Seattle bus shooting

SEATTLE (AP) — A gunman barged onto a bus and shot the driver during rush hour in busy downtown Seattle on Monday, sparking a foot chase that ended when he ran onto another bus carrying […]

08/12/2013

East Cleveland police officers search a neighborhood Sunday, July 21, 2013, near where three bodies were recently found, in East Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio chief says 1 or 2 more bodies could be found

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Searchers rummaging through vacant houses in a neighborhood where three female bodies were found wrapped in plastic bags should be prepared to find one or two more victims, a police […]

07/21/2013

Police officers wait for demonstrators to arrive on Crenshaw Boulevard near the I-10 freeway during a protest in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 14, 2013, the day after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

LA to deploy more police to prevent disturbances

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police plan to be out in much greater force to prevent any more violence spiraling out of protests over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Florida […]

07/16/2013

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