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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

Crime scene personnel work at a crime scene in the Brooklyn section of New York, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Police: NYC shooter was dumped from band

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a musician who shot and killed three other Iranian men inside a New York City apartment before committing suicide was upset because he had been kicked out of an […]

11/11/2013

3-year-old Riley Jeffrey Rieser Miller who was killed in a house fire on Oct. 31, 2013, in Louisiana, Mo. (AP Photo/Courtesy Miller Law Offices)

Police stun stepdad trying to save son from fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The family of a 3-year-old killed in a northern Missouri house fire is outraged after police used a stun gun on the boy’s stepfather as he tried to run back in […]

11/07/2013

Homeless man found in Pa. hotel presidential suite

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A homeless man has gone from the proverbial penthouse to the big house after he was found sleeping in the presidential suite at one of Pittsburgh’s swankiest hotels. Jeffrey Lennon Watson, 48, […]

11/06/2013

Man fell or jumped from helicopter in Newport Beach

NEWPORT BEACH (CNS) – A 60-year-old man fell or jumped from a helicopter today near the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach and died at a hospital. The fall was initially reported by a Huntington Beach […]

11/05/2013

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