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Police identify officer, allege teen robbed store

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police on Friday identified the officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager and released documents alleging the young man had been suspected of stealing a $48.99 box of cigars from […]

08/15/2014

A member of the St. Louis County Police Department points his weapon in the direction of a group of protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Ferguson police got surplus military equipment

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis are giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns […]

08/15/2014

Ron Thomas, father of Kelly Thomas, homeless man who died after arrest by Fullerton police officers. (AP Photo)

Kelly Thomas’ father ticketed by Huntington Beach police

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) – An outspoken critic of police was pulled over for a ticket on Christmas Eve, but the officer’s boss said today the citation was for bad driving and did not reflect any […]

12/30/2013

(AP Photo)

Newtown 911 dispatcher urged callers to take cover

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Recordings released Wednesday of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers urged panicked callers to take cover, mobilized help and asked about the welfare of the […]

12/04/2013

(AP Photo)

LAPD seeing fewer applicants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is struggling to recruit enough qualified candidates as fewer people are applying to join the nation’s third-largest police force. The Los Angeles Times reports Wednesday the […]

12/04/2013

Teacher leads kids away from shooting

Newtown to release 911 calls from school shooting

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Recordings of several 911 calls made from inside Sandy Hook Elementary during last year’s school shooting are being released under court order Wednesday after a legal fight by The Associated Press. […]

12/04/2013

Police say caller warned of gunman heading to Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in New Haven, Conn., say they received a call saying someone was coming to Yale University with a gun to shoot up the school. Police blocked off several downtown […]

11/25/2013

(Sexual assault evidence collection kit, AP file photo)

Will probe bring justice in town’s rape scandal?

ROBBINS, Ill. (AP) – The rape evidence was stored in the police department’s musty basement: brown paper shopping bags, stuffed with sneakers, bras and underpants, jammed on metal shelves. Scattered blood vials and swabs covered […]

11/23/2013

Pasadena speeders, beware

PASADENA (CNS) – Pasadena police will be conducting a speed enforcement program throughout the city on Friday. The operation will begin at 6 a.m. and continue through the morning. Speeding is the third highest cause […]

11/18/2013

Emergency personnel head to the scene near Brashear High School in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/KDKA-TV)

3 students shot outside Pittsburgh high school

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Three Pittsburgh high school students heading to their vehicle after classes ended were shot Wednesday afternoon, and police sought as many as three people and were investigating whether the shooting was drug-related, […]

11/13/2013

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