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  • IRS names new chief for New Jersey criminal investigations

    The Internal Revenue Service's office of criminal investigations in New Jersey has a new boss. The agency announced Tuesday that Jonathan Larsen will take over as special agent in charge. Larsen has served for the last three years as assistant special...
  • Police chief promises thorough investigation into video of cop slapping man

    Police chief promises thorough investigation into video of cop slapping man
    A day after a video surfaced of a Fort Lauderdale police officer pushing, slapping and threatening to beat up a man during an arrest at a downtown bus terminal, the police chief promised a thorough investigation into the incident. During a Tuesday...
  • Fruitland Park police chief who dealt with KKK allegations resigns

    Fruitland Park police chief who dealt with KKK allegations resigns
    FRUITLAND PARK — In the latest turn for a department that has been beset by turmoil in recent years, police Chief Terry Isaacs resigned Tuesday after being placed on administrative leave a day earlier. The small Lake County city's top cop for...
  • Man, 18, shot by Milwaukee officer was pointing replica gun

    Milwaukee police say an 18-year-old man had pointed a replica gun at a police officer when the officer shot and wounded him last weekend. Police said Tuesday the gun the man pointed at the officer was an Airsoft-style gun resembling an assault rifle....
  • Holder: No civil rights charges in Trayvon Martin shooting

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday that no federal civil rights charges would be brought against George Zimmerman for the fatal shooting in February 2012 of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. In an anti-climactic but widely...
  • Curtis Bay man, 24, charged with killing father

    Curtis Bay man, 24, charged with killing father
    While Stephen Vaise was on the phone with a 911 operator asking for help in December, his 24-year-old son grabbed his cellphone and snapped it in half, he told police. He said Matthew Vaise knocked the glasses from his face and ripped an alarm system...
  • Officer investigated after pushing, slapping homeless man

    Police have opened a criminal investigation into an officer who was videotaped pushing and slapping a homeless man at a bus terminal in downtown Fort Lauderdale — a city that made national headlines for its ban on feeding homeless people in some...
  • Man Already Serving Life Term Goes On Trial In 1987 Killing Of Hartford Girl

    HARTFORD — When detectives began reinvestigating the 1987 murder of Mayra Cruz, a 12-year-old Hartford girl, they traveled to Miami to talk to Jose Diaz. Diaz and his brother, Sigfredo Diaz, had seen Mayra get into a yellow Datsun the day she...
  • Ex-police officer kills wife, wounds sheriff, deputy in Georgia

    A former police officer was found dead after he killed his wife and wounded a county sheriff and a deputy Sunday night in rural Georgia, police said. The body of a third person was later found near the dead assailant. Habersham County Sheriff Joey...
  • Lehigh Sheriff Rossi not seeking a 7th term

    Lehigh Sheriff Rossi not seeking a 7<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> term
    Ending months of speculation, Lehigh County Sheriff Ronald Rossi on Monday confirmed that, for the first time in 24 years, there will be a new sheriff in town next year. Rossi, 78, a Democrat who has held the office since 1991, said he will not seek...
  • Prop. 47's effect on jail time, drug rehabilitation is mixed so far

    Prop. 47's effect on jail time, drug rehabilitation is mixed so far
    Jose Ibarra snapped on latex gloves, pushed aside an upturned sofa and rummaged through the belongings piled below an underpass in Silver Lake. Under a thin, grimy mattress and the torn pages of a pornography magazine, the Los Angeles police officer...