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Law Enforcement

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  • 1 killed, 5 wounded in city shootings

    1 killed, 5 wounded in city shootings
    One man was killed and at least five other people were wounded in separate shootings since Saturday morning on the city's South and West sides.  The fatal shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South...
  • Prosecutors: Police witnesses uncooperative in Ohio shooting

    Prosecutors are preparing to question more than a dozen police officers as hostile witnesses if they continue to be uncooperative before the trial of another officer accused of firing the final shots of a 137-round barrage that killed two unarmed suspects...
  • Ex-firefighter arrested after holding 4 others hostage

    A just-terminated volunteer firefighter returned to his Philadelphia-area firehouse with a 9mm handgun Tuesday and held four firefighters hostage, firing one shot into a wall before surrendering an hour later, police said. Paul Jordan threatened the...
  • State probes voter-fraud, bribery allegations against Eatonville's Mayor Grant

    State probes voter-fraud, bribery allegations against Eatonville's Mayor Grant
    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is investigating allegations of election fraud and bribery against Eatonville Mayor Anthony Grant, a spokesman confirmed Tuesday. The investigation stems from a lawsuit filed last week by former Mayor Bruce...
  • Police activity prompts two lockdowns in two days at Elmwood Elementary

    Elmwood Elementary School went on soft lockdown twice this week due to a criminal investigation near the school. The lockdowns, one on Monday and one on Tuesday, were both due to a domestic disturbance at a home a block south of the school. In the...
  • Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Richard Lapointe

    Supreme Court Orders New Trial For Richard Lapointe
    A divided state Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a new trial in the controversial murder case against Richard Lapointe, concluding that the mentally disabled dishwasher was denied evidence supporting his innocence when he was tried and convicted a...
  • Father of Washington school shooter arrested on gun charge

    The father of a Washington state high school student who killed four classmates and himself last fall was arrested Tuesday on a federal charge that he was barred from possessing the gun his son used in the shooting. Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr., 42, faces one...
  • 90 mph chase through Newport, Costa Mesa ends in man's arrest near Trinity Broadcasting

    A driver whom police suspect was on drugs was arrested after a chase through Newport Beach and Costa Mesa that reached 90 mph early Tuesday, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine whether Luis Alfonso Rivera, 21, of Huntington Beach...
  • Book on Robert Durst, 'A Deadly Secret,' to be updated and rereleased

    Book on Robert Durst, 'A Deadly Secret,' to be updated and rereleased
    A book about real estate heir Robert Durst, "A Deadly Secret: The Bizarre and Chilling Story of Robert Durst," will be rereleased in paperback with new material on April 14 by Berkley Books. The updated version of the book, by Matt Birkbeck, is already...
  • Hearing begins for Bucks family accused of fraud

    Hearing begins for Bucks family accused of fraud
    DOYLESTOWN — In the first day of preliminary hearing testimony in a $20 million insurance fraud case, topics ranged from whether a stockpile of hair spray could accelerate a fire — to whether a home sale was a sham transaction — to why...
  • Body found in front of Perdue poultry plant, official says

    Body found in front of Perdue poultry plant, official says
    A body was found in front of the Perdue poultry plant in Accomac, Va. Tuesday morning, an official said. The Eastern Shore Sheriff's Department notified Virginia State Police of the body just before 8 a.m., state police spokeswoman Sgt. Michelle Anaya...