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Law Enforcement

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  • Hate crime eyed after Hispanic man beaten on Long Island

    Police on Long Island believe a Hispanic man who was beaten unconscious earlier this week while riding his bicycle was the victim of a hate crime. Suffolk County Police say Friday it appears the man's ethnicity prompted the violent attack early Tuesday...
  • OPD: Rooftop burglar stole more than 70 guns and fled on 3-wheel bicycle

    OPD: Rooftop burglar stole more than 70 guns and fled on 3-wheel bicycle
    Neal Crasnow described the gun heist from his store on Orange Blossom Trail early Tuesday like a scene out of a movie. The burglar or burglars ripped a hole in the ceiling of Al's Army Navy store, shimmied down a rope and climbed back up with two bags...
  • Inside the failed prosecution of Chicago Detective Dante Servin

    Inside the failed prosecution of Chicago Detective Dante Servin
    Most of the evidence against Chicago police Detective Dante Servin had been gathered in a matter of weeks, but nearly two years passed before Cook County prosecutors made the call to bring charges against the off-duty officer for shooting a woman in the...
  • 2 arrested in human trafficking investigation

    2 arrested in human trafficking investigation
    A man and woman face state human trafficking and federal Mann Act charges after a raid on a Gary apartment. Vondell B. Henry, 45, and Ashley Ann Friske, 26, both of Gary, were arrested by Lake County Sheriff's Department officers around 8 a.m. Wednesday...
  • There's already a law for that

    There's already a law for that
    American criminal codes are a mess, and every year they become more convoluted, more likely to foster injustice. States across the nation are trying to clean up the muddle, but prosecutors often threaten those efforts. In the 1960s and '70s, three-...
  • Are remains found in wall of Lomita apartment that of missing woman?

    Are remains found in wall of Lomita apartment that of missing woman?
    For six years, Malaikah Manasseh wondered why law enforcement couldn’t find her missing sister. The 58-year-old said she asked Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives to investigate the case as a possible homicide in 2009 because of one aspect of...
  • Colorado police still searching for a shooter in multiple random attacks

    Colorado police still searching for a shooter in multiple random attacks
    Police descended on a home in northern Colorado early Thursday as authorities continued to hunt for the person behind a series of seemingly random shootings that have left two dead and two wounded since April. Following one of hundreds of tips that have...
  • Rockford police to start using stun guns again after 6 years

    The Rockford Police Department says that electronic stun guns are returning after a six-year absence. Rockford police and the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department stopped using the stun guns when manufacturer Taser International issued a warning in...
  • Fake Masonic police aimed to improve relations with black community, lawyer says

    Fake Masonic police aimed to improve relations with black community, lawyer says
    The trio accused of running a so-called Masonic police department created the agency in an attempt to improve relations between African Americans and law enforcement, said a lawyer for one of the three defendants.  Attorney Gary Casselman said that...
  • Police officer cleared in shooting man holding knife to wife

    A prosecutor says a Milwaukee police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man holding a knife to the neck of his estranged wife in March. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://bit.ly/1FQ8bA4 ) reports Milwaukee County District Attorney John...
  • Police arrest Raymon Carter, suspect in CVS fire

    Police arrest Raymon Carter, suspect in CVS fire
    Raymon Carter, who police say set fire to a West Baltimore CVS store during the riots following Freddie Gray's death, was arrested Wednesday and faces up to 20 years in prison, according to police. Carter, 24, is charged with federal arson violations,...