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Law Enforcement

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  • FBI works to train police on mass killing response

    FBI works to train police on mass killing response
    SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Two men stand anxiously at the classroom entrance and another lies seriously wounded beside a wall outside. "Don't come down here, I'm telling you — I'll kill 'em," a man inside the classroom shouts to officers snaking...
  • Family of honors teen slain by DEA agents awarded $3 million

    Family of honors teen slain by DEA agents awarded $3 million
    In a mixed verdict, a federal judge awarded $3 million to the parents of an 18-year-old honor student shot and killed by plainclothes drug enforcement agents, but also determined that the authorities were not negligent in their actions.  U.S. District...
  • A minimum of reform

    Attorney General Eric Holder announced recently that the United States' practice of locking up so many of its citizens has to stop. News outlets almost uniformly reported that Mr. Holder was drastically limiting the application of mandatory minimum...
  • Springfield, Kirbyville men charged with K2 conspiracy

    Springfield, Kirbyville men charged with K2 conspiracy
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Springfield, Mo., man and a Kirbyville, Mo., man were charged in federal court today for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute...
  • Hundreds join search for missing autistic child in Menifee

    Hundreds join search for missing autistic child in Menifee
    A search for a missing 11-year-old autistic boy in Riverside County expanded Tuesday, with hundreds of volunteers and law enforcement officials searching the rural hills around Menifee. More than 100 deputies from five Southern California sheriff’...
  • Following county trend, Laurel seeing fewer car thefts

    The number of auto thefts in Prince George's County has dropped by more than 54 percent over the last five years, according to state figures. Laurel Police Department officials said the city has also seen a decreased number of auto thefts in recent years....
  • L.A. deputies shot dog, let him bleed to death, lawsuit alleges

    L.A. deputies shot dog, let him bleed to death, lawsuit alleges
    Sheriff's Department deputies in Pico Rivera allegedly threw a chair at a dog, fired Tasers at his face, shot the animal twice with a gun and let him bleed to death, according to a lawsuit filed in Superior Court. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday at the...
  • Officials: H.B. couple tried to sell tiger skin

    Officials: H.B. couple tried to sell tiger skin
    A Huntington Beach couple were charged Thursday with trying to sell the skin of an endangered tiger, according to authorities. Karim Hanna, 44, and Margarita Licomitros, 36, could face up to a year in federal prison if convicted of offering a Sumatran...
  • Law enforcement agencies prep for George Zimmerman trial verdict

    Law enforcement agencies prep for George Zimmerman trial verdict
    As George Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial draws to close, law enforcement agencies are preparing to quell any potential violence that the verdict in the high-profile case could spark. Locally and statewide, law enforcement agencies are ready to...
  • How gun law works: Likely 2014 before permits issued

    How gun law works: Likely 2014 before permits issued
    Illinois lawmakers overrode Gov. Pat Quinn's veto of concealed carry legislation on Tuesday, but it will likely be 2014 before any firearm owners are permitted to pack handguns in public. The last state to adopt a concealed carry law, Illinois now has...
  • Three more arrests in Sedgwick County mail theft case

    Three more arrests in Sedgwick County mail theft case
    Three more people have been arrested in connection with a large mail theft ring. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Department says the arrests came as they continue to follow leads and work with other law enforcement agencies. Along with those arrests,...