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  • Palm Beach County prepares for Ebola risk

    Palm Beach County prepares for Ebola risk
    Starting from the first 911 call to the ambulance ride to the hospital room, Palm Beach County emergency responders are getting ready for the potential arrival of the deadly Ebola virus. About 100 local emergency management officials gathered in West...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel

    Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel
    Red roses for Teri Rein didn't come from her husband on their ninth wedding anniversary Thursday. Instead, they came from Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and Fire Chief Anthony Stravino who presented the relatives of fallen law enforcement, detention and...
  • Southington Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

    SOUTHINGTON — A local man was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges after an investigation that began in October, state police said. William Kalvinek, 46, of 303 Little Fawn Road, was charged with first-degree possession of child...
  • The police are snooping

    The police are snooping
    If you're a criminal and use a cellphone to communicate with your partners in crime, there's something you probably should know: The police may not only have your number, they may be able to pinpoint your location to within a few feet wherever you are and...
  • Warrants, court orders for police searches of phone records are on the rise in Hampton Roads

    Warrants, court orders for police searches of phone records are on the rise in Hampton Roads
    Filings in Newport News Circuit Court show that judicial orders allowing police to obtain telephone records during criminal investigations have jumped dramatically in recent years. Judges have signed off on 221 such orders in Newport News since 2008...
  • 3 Civil Rights Lawsuits Filed Against Enfield Claiming Former Officer Used Excessive Force

    3 Civil Rights Lawsuits Filed Against Enfield Claiming Former Officer Used Excessive Force
    ENFIELD — The town was served with three lawsuits Tuesday charging that former Enfield police Officer Matthew Worden violated the three plaintiffs' civil rights when he used excessive force during their arrests. Worden, who was a K9 officer, was...
  • Officials deny Ferguson no-fly zone was designed to keep out media

    Police and aviation officials denied a report Sunday that they ordered a no-fly zone over Ferguson, Mo., this summer in order to keep news helicopters away from the protests that formed after a police officer killed an unarmed man.  St. Louis County...
  • Officials: Fatal police shooting at Highland Park hospital justified

    Officials: Fatal police shooting at Highland Park hospital justified
    The Highland Park police officers who fatally shot a man at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital last week were justified in their actions, authorities announced Tuesday. Christopher Anderson, 27, of Waukegan, was killed Nov. 3 after he drew a gun from his...
  • Orlando-area law enforcers gear up for safety as holiday shoppers return

    Orlando-area law enforcers gear up for safety as holiday shoppers return
    Tis the season for crime? Sometimes. With the approach of the holiday season, local law-enforcement officials are reminding shoppers that holiday cheer can also bring holiday crime. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Orlando Police Department...
  • When social media complicate the undercover work of police officers

    When social media complicate the undercover work of police officers
    The Facebook post included several photos of a smiling Baltimore County police officer, some of him in a suit, another sporting outdoor gear. None showed him in uniform or flashing a badge. The officer works undercover, and the Facebook poster warned...
  • Cars parked in Geneva lot targeted by catalytic converter thieves

    Cars parked in Geneva lot targeted by catalytic converter thieves
    Six catalytic converters from vehicles parked in two commuter lots near Geneva's downtown Metra station have been stolen in the past week, Geneva police said. The thefts have primarily occurred during the day, between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., police...