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  • Ford Heights fire trainee indicted on arson charges

    Ford Heights fire trainee indicted on arson charges
    A Ford Heights trainee firefighter and college student was indicted in a Cook County court Tuesday onĀ three counts of arson for allegedly setting fire to three vacant houses in the village. Kaumain Allen, 19, was arrested last month when a Cook County...
  • 3 injured in Miami police car chase, shootout involving assault rifle

    A man got out of a taxi with an assault rifle and opened fire on an officer, then stole the officer's cruiser and led police on a chaotic car chase before he was shot and wounded, authorities said Tuesday. Two bystanders also were hurt. The officer shot...
  • What part of 'protect and serve' don't some cops understand?

    To the editor: Since I moved to Los Angeles almost three years ago, I've read dozens of articles about corruption and gross incompetence inside the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. ("Televised beating again...
  • Police: Brother kills sister in self-defense after she shot at him

    Police: Brother kills sister in self-defense after she shot at him
    A Taneytown man appeared to be acting in self defense when he shot and killed his sister after she entered his home and started shooting Sunday night, and he likely won't be charged with any wrongdoing, prosecutors said Monday afternoon. Richard Hunter,...
  • Police use of stun guns eyed in officer-involved killings

    The officer had an immediate explanation after shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in South Carolina: He said he fired in self-defense after a struggle over his stun gun. But his initial claim points to a policing paradox that has civil...
  • Key witness re-enacts shooting at off-duty cop's manslaughter trial

     Key witness re-enacts shooting at off-duty cop's manslaughter trial
    A Chicago police detective on trial for involuntary manslaughter watched Monday as Cook County prosecutors asked a key witness to re-enact the final moments before the off-duty officer opened fire from inside his car, killing an innocent bystander....
  • Latest arrest wasn't first for boy, 14, held in killings of two men in West Boynton

    Latest arrest wasn't first for boy, 14, held in killings of two men in West Boynton
    Before a 14-year-old boy was accused of shooting two men to death in West Boynton, he was detained on charges of stealing his grandmother's SUV in February, and also was reported as a runaway in March, records show. Two months ago, the boy's grandmother...
  • Lauderdale board's request for police reinvestigation rejected

    Lauderdale board's request for police reinvestigation rejected
    FORT LAUDERDALE — A city advisory board's call for a more thorough investigation into racist police text messages was rejected Monday by City Manager Lee Feldman, who won't ask internal affairs to dig deeper into the controversy that cost four...
  • VU student arrested in hoax; high school classmate stunned

    VU student arrested in hoax; high school classmate stunned
    A Valparaiso University student from Chesterton was arrested Tuesday for allegedly calling police at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday to say he had taken hostages at the Christopher Center for Library and Information Services, according to Valparaiso police. A...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. restricts deputies' use of in-car devices

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. restricts deputies' use of in-car devices
    The temptation is always there — the smartphone on the passenger seat beside you buzzing and pinging with the urgency of your life's problems when you should have your eyes on the road. Even if you resist, there are drivers around you who have...
  • Oklahoma deputy charged in suspect's shooting death

    Prosecutors charged a reserve sheriff's deputy with manslaughter Monday in the death of a man who was fatally shot as he lay on the ground at the officer's feet — a shooting that was certain to raise questions about the use of volunteer officers...