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Black, autistic, and killed by police

Black, autistic, and killed by police

Police Department.

"There could be somebody in a house fire and there's someone in there with autism.

They need to know how to talk to someone in cases like that, how to coax them out of the fire."

, mental illness, police training

Now his family is working to keep other kids with autism out of the line of fire.

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Shooting shows New Jersey's gun laws aren't stopping imports

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

weapons used by David Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50, were bought by Graham in Ohio last year, police

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

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Busted

Klee still cannot fathom why he didn't fire Zimmerman a lot sooner than he did.

In November 1993, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police came to arrest him on an extradition

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Soul of the City

a wide range of sounds, from gospel to swamp blues to country to pop, and playing them all with the fire

"There was just this atmosphere of fear and oppression from the police. It changed everything, man.

"Who wants to go to a town that's on fire?"

In 1985 Memphis lured him back to town with a dollar-a-year lease on an old fire station near Beale Street

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What Makes an American Hero? (Or a Canadian One?)

What Makes an American Hero? (Or a Canadian One?)

in downtown Pittsburgh, they laboriously collect and scrutinize newspaper stories, hospital records, fire

At the time, both shooter and hero were being transferred between prison facilities in the back of a police

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Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Neighbors

Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Neighbors

The NYPD police officer who was fatally shot Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn was remembered

Dozens of Cypress Hills neighbors gathered for a candlelight vigil Tuesday night, commemorating the police

"One shooting is one too many," Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said at a news conference Tuesday morning

included more than 200 arrests and 12 medals — one of them an exceptional merit award for coming under fire

Figoski was "a dedicated police officer," Tennant said. "He was a cop's cop."

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11 Ways to Prevent Christmas Tree, Holiday Decoration Fires

11 Ways to Prevent Christmas Tree, Holiday Decoration Fires

Fire departments across the country respond to hundreds of fires during the holiday season each year.

The family had planned to remove the tree from the house the day after the fire.

The NFPA and several fire departments in the D.C. area recommend the following safety tips: 

D.C. police said two out of every five home decoration fires are started by candles.

most common days for candle fires are Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, police

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Police Searching For 5 Suspects Who Robbed Garden Grove Walgreens At Gunpoint

Police Searching For 5 Suspects Who Robbed Garden Grove Walgreens At Gunpoint

Garden Grove police said the thieves filled their backpacks with codeine and other items before taking

The five suspects then got into a vehicle and led police on a pursuit, but they didn’t get very far.

Video from a dashboard camera showed their car started to smoke before catching fire.

Anyone with information was asked to call Garden Grove police.

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Miami-Dade Police Searching for Suspects Who Shot at Officer

Miami-Dade Police Searching for Suspects Who Shot at Officer

Miami-Dade Police say they're looking for two suspects who started a shootout with an officer late Friday

As the officer approached the car, two suspects inside opened fire, hitting the officer's car multiple

The officer returned fire and the suspects fled on foot.

Police said the officer wasn't injured but it's unknown if either suspect was hit by gunfire.

Miami-Dade Police say they’re looking for two suspects who started a shootout with an officer late Friday

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5 Suspects Sought After Allegedly Stealing Codeine Bottles, Merchandise From Garden Grove Walgreens

5 Suspects Sought After Allegedly Stealing Codeine Bottles, Merchandise From Garden Grove Walgreens

GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) — Police are seeking five suspects who are connected to an armed robbery at a Garden

According to Anaheim police, five suspects entered the pharmacy, one of which was armed with a handgun

For unknown reasons the suspect vehicles engine caught on fire and became disabled near the intersection

The Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies searched the area, finding a discarded

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Garden Grove Police Department Crimes

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‘Hours Old’ Baby Dropped Off at Cicero Fire Station

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

seven people have been injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, according to Chicago police

Police have released a photo of man suspected of throwing a bowling ball at a another man’s head earlier

Police are warning of a potential flash mob incident being organized at the North Riverside Park Mall

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

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Police release 911 calls from shootout with men who stole Florida UPS truck

Police release 911 calls from shootout with men who stole Florida UPS truck

After a police chase in Florida ended in a shooting at a crowded intersection last week, leaving four

Many of the calls came from people who found themselves in a police shootout when a hijacked UPS truck

The calls were released by the Miramar Police Department.

How a robbery turned into a police chase

It is unclear who opened fire first.

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Couple drops off newborn girl at Chicago-area fire station

Couple drops off newborn girl at Chicago-area fire station

A newborn girl was dropped off Friday at a suburban Chicago fire station by her parents, officials said

Paramedics and police determined she was in good health, but she was taken to a hospital for further

care for a baby up to 30 days old can surrender it to a hospital, emergency medical care facility, and police

and fire stations.

Officials say a newborn girl has been dropped at a suburban Chicago fire station by her parents

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State police identify man killed in crash with tractor-trailer in Westborough

State police identify man killed in crash with tractor-trailer in Westborough

(WHDH) - State police have identified the 39-year-old man who was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer

tractor-trailer on the eastbound side of the highway around 8:30 p.m. found a 2019 Lexus coupe that was on fire

(WHDH) - State police have identified the 39-year-old man who was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer

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Two men wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

Two men wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

They were traveling in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire, police

the 5200 block of South Halsted Street when another one pulled up alongside and fired shots, Chicago police

A 25-year-old was hit twice to the head and once in the back, police said.

A 24-year-old was struck in the back and stabilized at the same hospital, police said.

They were traveling in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire, police

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Body-worn camera footage released in deadly police-involved Bronx shooting

Body-worn camera footage released in deadly police-involved Bronx shooting

THE BRONX — Body-worn camera footage from the police involved shooting that killed Officer Brian Mulkeen

Video released by police showed what they call the "violent struggle" outside of the Edenwald Houses

The suspect did not fire any rounds, police said, adding that Mulkeen was killed by "friendly fire."

One of them, Williams, ran from police, he said.

Footage from various body-warn cameras were released by police; Mulkeen did not activate his camera.

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New Orleans city government falls victim to cyberattack

New Orleans city government falls victim to cyberattack

Representatives from police, the fire department, and emergency medical services stressed during the

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Sally Field arrested at Jane Fonda’s climate protest | WTOP

US Capitol Police say 26 adults were arrested.

In what she said was an unrehearsed speech, Field urged attendees of Fire Drill Fridays, Fonda’s name

“I am a mother, I am a grandmother,” Field said in a speech shared by Fire Drill Fridays’ Twitter account

Footage shows police escorting Field away from the steps of the Capitol to cheers.

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Cops shoot man who pointed fake gun at them on Bronx street - amNewYork

Police officers shot and critically injured a suspect who pointed what turned out to be an “imitation

Law enforcement sources said the police-involved shooting happened at about 12:38 a.m. on Dec. 14 along

That’s when the suspect pointed the weapon at the officers, who responded by opening fire.

Police officers shot and critically injured a suspect who pointed what turned out to be an "imitation

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Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping crime guns out

Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping crime guns out

In this Dec. 10, 2019 photo, Jersey City police Sgt.

In this Dec. 10, 2019 photo, Jersey City police Sgt.

Three civilians and a police officer were gunned down Tuesday by two killers with anti-Semitic and anti-law

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

Murphy, for example, is requiring state police to publish data monthly on guns recovered from crimes.

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Cyberattackers strike city of Atlanta

Cyberattackers strike city of Atlanta

evidence has been found to indicate the city's emergency 911 response networks, including those used by police

and fire departments, were tampered with.

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Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the Second

Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the Second

It is based on the animation released Tuesday by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and other police and fire

It is based on the animation released Tuesday by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and other police and fire

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Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shooting

Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shooting

man was charged for a shooting at the parking lot of Springfield Mall in Delaware County in October, police

The Springfield Delco Police Department said an argument between two groups of men inside the busy shopping

spilled into the parking lot just after 1 p.m., with both groups going to their cars before opening fire

Police do not know how the other group of suspects left the scene.

Police charged Waheed Jenkins for being involved in an argument between two groups of men led to a shooting

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Deaths of Mom and Young Son at Brickell Building Investigated as Murder-Suicide

Deaths of Mom and Young Son at Brickell Building Investigated as Murder-Suicide

Police say a woman and her 5-year-old son died after falling nearly 20 stories from Brickell City Centre

Miami Police and Fire Rescue crews arrived at the scene located near Southwest 1st Avenue and 7th Street

Police said the incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

Miami Police and Fire Rescue crews arrived at the scene located near SW 1st Avenue and 7th Street just

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NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

Nearly three moments after the friendly fire death of an NYPD officer, the department has released bodycam

He's reaching for it,", according to police.

being killed as a result of friendly fire to his head and torso, the medical examiner later ruled.

"This is a tragic case of friendly fire, but make no mistake, we lost the life of a courageous public

servant solely due to a violent criminal who put the lives of the police and all the people we serve

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Pete Buttigieg releases list of big-money donors, while some small donors ask for their money back with #RefundPete hashtag

Pete Buttigieg releases list of big-money donors, while some small donors ask for their money back with #RefundPete hashtag

., a firm that's come under fire for its work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Purdue Pharma

Logan was an African American man shot by police officer Sgt. Ryan O'Neill in South Bend.

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Virginia counties declare gun sanctuaries, but experts say they ‘don’t have force of law’ | WTOP

Virginia counties declare gun sanctuaries, but experts say they ‘don’t have force of law’ | WTOP

“Obviously, it’s caught a certain amount of fire in Virginia.”

being adopted, will do,” said Dana Schrad, executive director of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

“The sheriffs and local officers have to comply with state law, and the state police will enforce state

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Video Shows Shopping Cart Loaded With Aerosol Cans Engulfed in Flames at Subway Station

A lot of people complain that MTA service can be an absolute dumpster fire — but what about a cart fire

A 2-year-old boy died after getting struck by a train in lower Manhattan Wednesday evening, police said

Wednesday by a northbound train on the 2 and 3 line at the Fulton Street station, according to police

The boy was with his mother, and police believe he may have stepped between the…

A lot of people complain that MTA service can be an absolute dumpster fire — but what about a cart fire

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Prince George’s Police Officers Help With Holiday Preparation

The police officer fatally shot outside Prince George’s County Police headquarters in Maryland on Sunday

was accidentally hit by another officer in shootout that erupted when a man opened fire unprovoked,

police said Monday.

The gunfire between police and the man was videotaped by his brothers, police said.

A jury found a man who opened fire on a Prince George’s County police station guilty in 2016 death of

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Watch: NYPD releases body-cam footage in death of officer Brian Mulkeen

Watch: NYPD releases body-cam footage in death of officer Brian Mulkeen

New police body camera video shows the final moments of slain NYPD officer Brian Mulkeen — and indicates

that cops only opened fire after another cop at the chaotic scene repeatedly warned that the suspect

At that point, six cops began shooting, killing Mulkeen with friendly fire along with the man he was

Seconds later, all six cops opened fire at the suspect, firing a total of 15 rounds, police said.

that cops only opened fire after another cop at the chaotic scene repeatedly warned that the…

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Leonard Cohen: gifts of light from the warrior of love

darkly cynical commentaries ("Everybody Knows") to absurdist forays into slapstick comedy ("The Jazz Police

Likewise, "Who by Fire" is a chilling roll call at the gates of death, categorizing the victims by demise

Who by fire, who by water Who in your merry, merry month of May Who by very slow decay And who may I

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Suspect Extradited From Poland to Face Murder Charges in 2013 Stabbing

Police arrested a neighbor for allegedly killing four people and injuring a fifth in a shooting at an

The man accused of killing the son of a Chicago fire lieutenant appeared in court for the first time

The son of a Chicago fire lieutenant was allegedly killed by his own boss at a car wash on the city’s

lawsuit against the gunman, the company and the night manager who called an acquaintance instead of police

morning when he tried to break into a home in the Hollywood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police

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Video of Dramatic Arlington Heights Crash Highlights Residents’ Concerns

A heart-stopping crash was caught on video in Arlington Heights after police say an 80-year-old woman

A man has been charged with attacking police officers Thursday after barricading himself inside his northwest

A man died in a motorcycle crash on Monday in north suburban Arlington Heights, police confirmed.

It was a terrifying morning for a mom and her young son when her car suddenly caught fire as it was driving

A heart-stopping crash was caught on video in Arlington Heights after police say an 80-year-old woman

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DNA, Necklace Help ID Jane Doe Killed 43 Years Ago in San Francisco

For the anniversary of Linda O’Keefe’s case, the Newport Beach Police Department tweeted through the

Police believe there are witnesses who could identify the killer but are afraid to come forward.

The Newport Beach Police Department tweeted about Linda O’Keefe’s murder and releasing details about

The Los Angeles Police Department has unearthed a new clue in the investigation of who murdered South

chance was stolen from a young man who found faith and was restoring his life after a gunman opened fire

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The Cross Guy

He learns about deaths from various sources: newspapers, police officers, acquaintances, people who knew

the Lincoln Park porch collapse, the E2 nightclub stampede, the Cook County administration building fire

For police officers killed in the line of duty he usually makes ornate Celtic crosses.

The murder stumped police and strained family bonds that weren't strong to begin with.

Fortunately the police were already there when he arrived.

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5 armed-robbery suspects hold up California Walgreens and bail from car after engine catches fire

5 armed-robbery suspects hold up California Walgreens and bail from car after engine catches fire

., police said. The store is open 24 hours.

Then they fled in a car and were spotted by police who began chasing them northbound on Euclid.

But the pursuit was short-lived – the car’s engine caught fire, disabling it on Euclid at Cerritos Street

All five ran, leaving behind personal property and evidence, police said.

Police asked that anyone with information call them at 714-741-5800.

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In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

Driver Leads Police on Chase in Stolen Big-Rig

A man driving a stolen big rig led Haltom City police on a dangerous chase Tuesday through several cities

Dallas Stars Fire Head Coach Jim Montgomery for ‘Unprofessional Conduct’

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Two men charged with arson in S.B. County

Arson has been ruled out in the Grass Valley Fire in Lake Arrowhead and the Slide Fire in the Running

Witnesses saw him walking away and provided his description to police.

That fire had been stomped out by witnesses by the time police arrived, Barreras said.

Redlands police suspect arson in two other fires in hilly areas of south Redlands on Wednesday night,

police spokesman Carl Baker said.

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Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations orders for the Saddleridge Fire were lifted Saturday evening, after the fire forced tens

"It was the smell, and finally a police car came up the street," Wolf said.

"There was fire on all sides. We had to leave."

of the fire.

Evacuations orders for the Saddleridge Fire were lifted Saturday evening, after the fire forced tens

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Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Shooting, But Decline to Press Charges

Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Shooting, But Decline to Press Charges

But when his life was on the line, police claim that he was silent.

to open fire.

Rivera said police face a battle on the streets of Miami-Dade every day.

statement that Gonzalez, 52, made a quick move into his waistband, forcing him and the others to open fire

since no officer broadcast that he discharged a weapon, they assumed a would-be home invader had opened fire

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police-involved shooting

Authorities are responding to a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

Police in New Jersey say they shot and killed a man on Sunday night following an incident in a residential

A New Jersey police officer fatally shot a man after responding to a report that he had a knife, the

evening were hit by police fire, police say.

Authorities are responding to a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

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NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

Nearly three moments after the friendly fire death of an NYPD officer, the department has released bodycam

An NYPD officer killed by friendly fire — the second this year — during a struggle with an armed man

The department said Mulkeen was killed by friendly fire.

NYPD officer grappling with an armed man died early Sunday in the Bronx after being killed by friendly fire

, Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday.

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Indian Opposition: Modi Replaced ‘Made in India’ with ‘Rape in India’

Indian Opposition: Modi Replaced ‘Made in India’ with ‘Rape in India’

Several protesters have been killed and injured in clashes with the police.

Outrage swept India when the remains of the victim, who was strangled and set on fire by her assailants

The four perpetrators were arrested in early December but then shot dead by the police, ostensibly when

they attempted to grab the guns of the police officers and make an escape while touring the crime scene

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Dozens Displaced After Fire at Skokie Apartment Building

Dozens Displaced After Fire at Skokie Apartment Building

Residents of a 30-unit apartment building in suburban Skokie have been displaced after a fire roared

“I heard the alarm go off, and when I came out the police and fire trucks were pulling in,” resident

As residents evacuated, some four-legged residents were rescued as well, as Good Samaritans and police

One of the residents was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, and a police officer was also treated

and although only one unit caught fire, the water and smoke damage to the building is extensive.

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Woman Accused of Hauling $82,000 Worth of Meth While Her Kids Rode in SUV

Community gatherings will be held across Southern California Tuesday night as residents get together with police

was uncooperative and who barricaded himself in the residence, triggering an hours-long standoff with police

utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured Monday in a natural gas line explosion and fire

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Tunnel to Towers to pay off mortgage for family of police detective killed in Jersey City attack

Tunnel to Towers to pay off mortgage for family of police detective killed in Jersey City attack

Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals left behind a wife and five children after being gunned down

in a cemetery during a shootout Tuesday between police and two suspects that stretched over several

Seals worked out of the Cease Fire Unit, which is tasked with getting illegal guns off the street.

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Large Fire Department Response To Blaze In Skokie Condo

Large Fire Department Response To Blaze In Skokie Condo

The fire broke out at 10118 Old Orchard Court.

A police officer was treated for smoke at the scene.

The fire was brought under control around 6 p.m.

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Man Shot to Death at North Side CTA Station, Police Say

According to police, a 20-year-old man was standing on the Red Line platform at the Howard station at

approximately 12:30 p.m. when a man walked up to him and opened fire, striking the victim multiple times

A lawyer is demanding police release a suspect’s name a month after a 12-year-old girl reported that

, but few have gone as far with the concept as the Evanston Police Department just did.

approximately 12:30 p.m. when a man walked up to him and opened fire, striking the victim multiple times

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‘Hours old’ baby dropped off at Cicero fire station

‘Hours old’ baby dropped off at Cicero fire station

A couple showed up at the fire station and handed over the baby girl to firefighters, officials said.

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

The firefighter took the baby and called paramedics and police who determined the baby was in good health

may anonymously surrender a baby up to 30 days old at hospitals, emergency medical care facilities, police

and fire stations.

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Organizations raise funds for families of those killed in Jersey City shootout

Organizations raise funds for families of those killed in Jersey City shootout

A total of four people, including a police detective, were killed when Francine Graham and David Anderson

opened fire inside the JC Kosher Supermarket Tuesday

cousin, Joseph, and he described him as the prankster who loved doing what he did -- saying being a police

Jersey City's Hasidic community and leaders of the city's police unions met on Friday.

Robert Kearns of the Jersey City Police Superior Officer's Association.

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Black, autistic, and killed by police

Black, autistic, and killed by police

Police Department.

"There could be somebody in a house fire and there's someone in there with autism.

They need to know how to talk to someone in cases like that, how to coax them out of the fire."

, mental illness, police training

Now his family is working to keep other kids with autism out of the line of fire.

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The Cross Guy

He learns about deaths from various sources: newspapers, police officers, acquaintances, people who knew

the Lincoln Park porch collapse, the E2 nightclub stampede, the Cook County administration building fire

For police officers killed in the line of duty he usually makes ornate Celtic crosses.

The murder stumped police and strained family bonds that weren't strong to begin with.

Fortunately the police were already there when he arrived.

Read full article: The Cross Guy...→

Cops shoot man who pointed fake gun at them on Bronx street - amNewYork

Police officers shot and critically injured a suspect who pointed what turned out to be an “imitation

Law enforcement sources said the police-involved shooting happened at about 12:38 a.m. on Dec. 14 along

That’s when the suspect pointed the weapon at the officers, who responded by opening fire.

Police officers shot and critically injured a suspect who pointed what turned out to be an "imitation

Read full article: Cops shoot man who pointed fake gun at t...→

Busted

Klee still cannot fathom why he didn't fire Zimmerman a lot sooner than he did.

In November 1993, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police came to arrest him on an extradition

Read full article: Busted...→
In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

Driver Leads Police on Chase in Stolen Big-Rig

A man driving a stolen big rig led Haltom City police on a dangerous chase Tuesday through several cities

Dallas Stars Fire Head Coach Jim Montgomery for ‘Unprofessional Conduct’

Read full article: In Case You Missed It Weekend News Diges...→
Cyberattackers strike city of Atlanta

Cyberattackers strike city of Atlanta

evidence has been found to indicate the city's emergency 911 response networks, including those used by police

and fire departments, were tampered with.

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What Makes an American Hero? (Or a Canadian One?)

What Makes an American Hero? (Or a Canadian One?)

in downtown Pittsburgh, they laboriously collect and scrutinize newspaper stories, hospital records, fire

At the time, both shooter and hero were being transferred between prison facilities in the back of a police

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Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations orders for the Saddleridge Fire were lifted Saturday evening, after the fire forced tens

"It was the smell, and finally a police car came up the street," Wolf said.

"There was fire on all sides. We had to leave."

of the fire.

Evacuations orders for the Saddleridge Fire were lifted Saturday evening, after the fire forced tens

Read full article: Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight,...→
Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shooting

Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shooting

man was charged for a shooting at the parking lot of Springfield Mall in Delaware County in October, police

The Springfield Delco Police Department said an argument between two groups of men inside the busy shopping

spilled into the parking lot just after 1 p.m., with both groups going to their cars before opening fire

Police do not know how the other group of suspects left the scene.

Police charged Waheed Jenkins for being involved in an argument between two groups of men led to a shooting

Read full article: Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shoo...→
11 Ways to Prevent Christmas Tree, Holiday Decoration Fires

11 Ways to Prevent Christmas Tree, Holiday Decoration Fires

Fire departments across the country respond to hundreds of fires during the holiday season each year.

The family had planned to remove the tree from the house the day after the fire.

The NFPA and several fire departments in the D.C. area recommend the following safety tips: 

D.C. police said two out of every five home decoration fires are started by candles.

most common days for candle fires are Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, police

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police-involved shooting

Authorities are responding to a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

Police in New Jersey say they shot and killed a man on Sunday night following an incident in a residential

A New Jersey police officer fatally shot a man after responding to a report that he had a knife, the

evening were hit by police fire, police say.

Authorities are responding to a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

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NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

Nearly three moments after the friendly fire death of an NYPD officer, the department has released bodycam

He's reaching for it,", according to police.

being killed as a result of friendly fire to his head and torso, the medical examiner later ruled.

"This is a tragic case of friendly fire, but make no mistake, we lost the life of a courageous public

servant solely due to a violent criminal who put the lives of the police and all the people we serve

Read full article: NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal...→
Miami-Dade Police Searching for Suspects Who Shot at Officer

Miami-Dade Police Searching for Suspects Who Shot at Officer

Miami-Dade Police say they're looking for two suspects who started a shootout with an officer late Friday

As the officer approached the car, two suspects inside opened fire, hitting the officer's car multiple

The officer returned fire and the suspects fled on foot.

Police said the officer wasn't injured but it's unknown if either suspect was hit by gunfire.

Miami-Dade Police say they’re looking for two suspects who started a shootout with an officer late Friday

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Indian Opposition: Modi Replaced ‘Made in India’ with ‘Rape in India’

Indian Opposition: Modi Replaced ‘Made in India’ with ‘Rape in India’

Several protesters have been killed and injured in clashes with the police.

Outrage swept India when the remains of the victim, who was strangled and set on fire by her assailants

The four perpetrators were arrested in early December but then shot dead by the police, ostensibly when

they attempted to grab the guns of the police officers and make an escape while touring the crime scene

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Virginia counties declare gun sanctuaries, but experts say they ‘don’t have force of law’ | WTOP

Virginia counties declare gun sanctuaries, but experts say they ‘don’t have force of law’ | WTOP

“Obviously, it’s caught a certain amount of fire in Virginia.”

being adopted, will do,” said Dana Schrad, executive director of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

“The sheriffs and local officers have to comply with state law, and the state police will enforce state

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‘Hours Old’ Baby Dropped Off at Cicero Fire Station

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

seven people have been injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, according to Chicago police

Police have released a photo of man suspected of throwing a bowling ball at a another man’s head earlier

Police are warning of a potential flash mob incident being organized at the North Riverside Park Mall

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

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Woman Accused of Hauling $82,000 Worth of Meth While Her Kids Rode in SUV

Community gatherings will be held across Southern California Tuesday night as residents get together with police

was uncooperative and who barricaded himself in the residence, triggering an hours-long standoff with police

utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured Monday in a natural gas line explosion and fire

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Prince George’s Police Officers Help With Holiday Preparation

The police officer fatally shot outside Prince George’s County Police headquarters in Maryland on Sunday

was accidentally hit by another officer in shootout that erupted when a man opened fire unprovoked,

police said Monday.

The gunfire between police and the man was videotaped by his brothers, police said.

A jury found a man who opened fire on a Prince George’s County police station guilty in 2016 death of

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Couple drops off newborn girl at Chicago-area fire station

Couple drops off newborn girl at Chicago-area fire station

A newborn girl was dropped off Friday at a suburban Chicago fire station by her parents, officials said

Paramedics and police determined she was in good health, but she was taken to a hospital for further

care for a baby up to 30 days old can surrender it to a hospital, emergency medical care facility, and police

and fire stations.

Officials say a newborn girl has been dropped at a suburban Chicago fire station by her parents

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Large Fire Department Response To Blaze In Skokie Condo

Large Fire Department Response To Blaze In Skokie Condo

The fire broke out at 10118 Old Orchard Court.

A police officer was treated for smoke at the scene.

The fire was brought under control around 6 p.m.

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Leonard Cohen: gifts of light from the warrior of love

darkly cynical commentaries ("Everybody Knows") to absurdist forays into slapstick comedy ("The Jazz Police

Likewise, "Who by Fire" is a chilling roll call at the gates of death, categorizing the victims by demise

Who by fire, who by water Who in your merry, merry month of May Who by very slow decay And who may I

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Two men wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

Two men wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

They were traveling in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire, police

the 5200 block of South Halsted Street when another one pulled up alongside and fired shots, Chicago police

A 25-year-old was hit twice to the head and once in the back, police said.

A 24-year-old was struck in the back and stabilized at the same hospital, police said.

They were traveling in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire, police

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‘Hours old’ baby dropped off at Cicero fire station

‘Hours old’ baby dropped off at Cicero fire station

A couple showed up at the fire station and handed over the baby girl to firefighters, officials said.

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

The firefighter took the baby and called paramedics and police who determined the baby was in good health

may anonymously surrender a baby up to 30 days old at hospitals, emergency medical care facilities, police

and fire stations.

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Video of Dramatic Arlington Heights Crash Highlights Residents’ Concerns

A heart-stopping crash was caught on video in Arlington Heights after police say an 80-year-old woman

A man has been charged with attacking police officers Thursday after barricading himself inside his northwest

A man died in a motorcycle crash on Monday in north suburban Arlington Heights, police confirmed.

It was a terrifying morning for a mom and her young son when her car suddenly caught fire as it was driving

A heart-stopping crash was caught on video in Arlington Heights after police say an 80-year-old woman

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New Orleans city government falls victim to cyberattack

New Orleans city government falls victim to cyberattack

Representatives from police, the fire department, and emergency medical services stressed during the

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Sally Field arrested at Jane Fonda’s climate protest | WTOP

US Capitol Police say 26 adults were arrested.

In what she said was an unrehearsed speech, Field urged attendees of Fire Drill Fridays, Fonda’s name

“I am a mother, I am a grandmother,” Field said in a speech shared by Fire Drill Fridays’ Twitter account

Footage shows police escorting Field away from the steps of the Capitol to cheers.

Read full article: Sally Field arrested at Jane Fonda’s cli...→

Shooting shows New Jersey's gun laws aren't stopping imports

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

weapons used by David Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50, were bought by Graham in Ohio last year, police

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

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5 armed-robbery suspects hold up California Walgreens and bail from car after engine catches fire

5 armed-robbery suspects hold up California Walgreens and bail from car after engine catches fire

., police said. The store is open 24 hours.

Then they fled in a car and were spotted by police who began chasing them northbound on Euclid.

But the pursuit was short-lived – the car’s engine caught fire, disabling it on Euclid at Cerritos Street

All five ran, leaving behind personal property and evidence, police said.

Police asked that anyone with information call them at 714-741-5800.

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Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping crime guns out

Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping crime guns out

In this Dec. 10, 2019 photo, Jersey City police Sgt.

In this Dec. 10, 2019 photo, Jersey City police Sgt.

Three civilians and a police officer were gunned down Tuesday by two killers with anti-Semitic and anti-law

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

Murphy, for example, is requiring state police to publish data monthly on guns recovered from crimes.

Read full article: Shooting highlights difficulty of keepin...→

Soul of the City

a wide range of sounds, from gospel to swamp blues to country to pop, and playing them all with the fire

"There was just this atmosphere of fear and oppression from the police. It changed everything, man.

"Who wants to go to a town that's on fire?"

In 1985 Memphis lured him back to town with a dollar-a-year lease on an old fire station near Beale Street

Read full article: Soul of the City...→

Two men charged with arson in S.B. County

Arson has been ruled out in the Grass Valley Fire in Lake Arrowhead and the Slide Fire in the Running

Witnesses saw him walking away and provided his description to police.

That fire had been stomped out by witnesses by the time police arrived, Barreras said.

Redlands police suspect arson in two other fires in hilly areas of south Redlands on Wednesday night,

police spokesman Carl Baker said.

Read full article: Two men charged with arson in S.B. Count...→
Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the Second

Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the Second

It is based on the animation released Tuesday by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and other police and fire

It is based on the animation released Tuesday by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and other police and fire

Read full article: Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the S...→
Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Neighbors

Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Neighbors

The NYPD police officer who was fatally shot Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn was remembered

Dozens of Cypress Hills neighbors gathered for a candlelight vigil Tuesday night, commemorating the police

"One shooting is one too many," Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said at a news conference Tuesday morning

included more than 200 arrests and 12 medals — one of them an exceptional merit award for coming under fire

Figoski was "a dedicated police officer," Tennant said. "He was a cop's cop."

Read full article: Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Ne...→
Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Shooting, But Decline to Press Charges

Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Shooting, But Decline to Press Charges

But when his life was on the line, police claim that he was silent.

to open fire.

Rivera said police face a battle on the streets of Miami-Dade every day.

statement that Gonzalez, 52, made a quick move into his waistband, forcing him and the others to open fire

since no officer broadcast that he discharged a weapon, they assumed a would-be home invader had opened fire

Read full article: Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Sho...→
Deaths of Mom and Young Son at Brickell Building Investigated as Murder-Suicide

Deaths of Mom and Young Son at Brickell Building Investigated as Murder-Suicide

Police say a woman and her 5-year-old son died after falling nearly 20 stories from Brickell City Centre

Miami Police and Fire Rescue crews arrived at the scene located near Southwest 1st Avenue and 7th Street

Police said the incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

Miami Police and Fire Rescue crews arrived at the scene located near SW 1st Avenue and 7th Street just

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Police Searching For 5 Suspects Who Robbed Garden Grove Walgreens At Gunpoint

Police Searching For 5 Suspects Who Robbed Garden Grove Walgreens At Gunpoint

Garden Grove police said the thieves filled their backpacks with codeine and other items before taking

The five suspects then got into a vehicle and led police on a pursuit, but they didn’t get very far.

Video from a dashboard camera showed their car started to smoke before catching fire.

Anyone with information was asked to call Garden Grove police.

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NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

Nearly three moments after the friendly fire death of an NYPD officer, the department has released bodycam

An NYPD officer killed by friendly fire — the second this year — during a struggle with an armed man

The department said Mulkeen was killed by friendly fire.

NYPD officer grappling with an armed man died early Sunday in the Bronx after being killed by friendly fire

, Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday.

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Pete Buttigieg releases list of big-money donors, while some small donors ask for their money back with #RefundPete hashtag

Pete Buttigieg releases list of big-money donors, while some small donors ask for their money back with #RefundPete hashtag

., a firm that's come under fire for its work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Purdue Pharma

Logan was an African American man shot by police officer Sgt. Ryan O'Neill in South Bend.

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5 Suspects Sought After Allegedly Stealing Codeine Bottles, Merchandise From Garden Grove Walgreens

5 Suspects Sought After Allegedly Stealing Codeine Bottles, Merchandise From Garden Grove Walgreens

GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) — Police are seeking five suspects who are connected to an armed robbery at a Garden

According to Anaheim police, five suspects entered the pharmacy, one of which was armed with a handgun

For unknown reasons the suspect vehicles engine caught on fire and became disabled near the intersection

The Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies searched the area, finding a discarded

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Garden Grove Police Department Crimes

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Dozens Displaced After Fire at Skokie Apartment Building

Dozens Displaced After Fire at Skokie Apartment Building

Residents of a 30-unit apartment building in suburban Skokie have been displaced after a fire roared

“I heard the alarm go off, and when I came out the police and fire trucks were pulling in,” resident

As residents evacuated, some four-legged residents were rescued as well, as Good Samaritans and police

One of the residents was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, and a police officer was also treated

and although only one unit caught fire, the water and smoke damage to the building is extensive.

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Video Shows Shopping Cart Loaded With Aerosol Cans Engulfed in Flames at Subway Station

A lot of people complain that MTA service can be an absolute dumpster fire — but what about a cart fire

A 2-year-old boy died after getting struck by a train in lower Manhattan Wednesday evening, police said

Wednesday by a northbound train on the 2 and 3 line at the Fulton Street station, according to police

The boy was with his mother, and police believe he may have stepped between the…

A lot of people complain that MTA service can be an absolute dumpster fire — but what about a cart fire

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Police release 911 calls from shootout with men who stole Florida UPS truck

Police release 911 calls from shootout with men who stole Florida UPS truck

After a police chase in Florida ended in a shooting at a crowded intersection last week, leaving four

Many of the calls came from people who found themselves in a police shootout when a hijacked UPS truck

The calls were released by the Miramar Police Department.

How a robbery turned into a police chase

It is unclear who opened fire first.

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Tunnel to Towers to pay off mortgage for family of police detective killed in Jersey City attack

Tunnel to Towers to pay off mortgage for family of police detective killed in Jersey City attack

Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals left behind a wife and five children after being gunned down

in a cemetery during a shootout Tuesday between police and two suspects that stretched over several

Seals worked out of the Cease Fire Unit, which is tasked with getting illegal guns off the street.

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Watch: NYPD releases body-cam footage in death of officer Brian Mulkeen

Watch: NYPD releases body-cam footage in death of officer Brian Mulkeen

New police body camera video shows the final moments of slain NYPD officer Brian Mulkeen — and indicates

that cops only opened fire after another cop at the chaotic scene repeatedly warned that the suspect

At that point, six cops began shooting, killing Mulkeen with friendly fire along with the man he was

Seconds later, all six cops opened fire at the suspect, firing a total of 15 rounds, police said.

that cops only opened fire after another cop at the chaotic scene repeatedly warned that the…

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State police identify man killed in crash with tractor-trailer in Westborough

State police identify man killed in crash with tractor-trailer in Westborough

(WHDH) - State police have identified the 39-year-old man who was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer

tractor-trailer on the eastbound side of the highway around 8:30 p.m. found a 2019 Lexus coupe that was on fire

(WHDH) - State police have identified the 39-year-old man who was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer

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Man Shot to Death at North Side CTA Station, Police Say

According to police, a 20-year-old man was standing on the Red Line platform at the Howard station at

approximately 12:30 p.m. when a man walked up to him and opened fire, striking the victim multiple times

A lawyer is demanding police release a suspect’s name a month after a 12-year-old girl reported that

, but few have gone as far with the concept as the Evanston Police Department just did.

approximately 12:30 p.m. when a man walked up to him and opened fire, striking the victim multiple times

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Suspect Extradited From Poland to Face Murder Charges in 2013 Stabbing

Police arrested a neighbor for allegedly killing four people and injuring a fifth in a shooting at an

The man accused of killing the son of a Chicago fire lieutenant appeared in court for the first time

The son of a Chicago fire lieutenant was allegedly killed by his own boss at a car wash on the city’s

lawsuit against the gunman, the company and the night manager who called an acquaintance instead of police

morning when he tried to break into a home in the Hollywood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police

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Body-worn camera footage released in deadly police-involved Bronx shooting

Body-worn camera footage released in deadly police-involved Bronx shooting

THE BRONX — Body-worn camera footage from the police involved shooting that killed Officer Brian Mulkeen

Video released by police showed what they call the "violent struggle" outside of the Edenwald Houses

The suspect did not fire any rounds, police said, adding that Mulkeen was killed by "friendly fire."

One of them, Williams, ran from police, he said.

Footage from various body-warn cameras were released by police; Mulkeen did not activate his camera.

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Organizations raise funds for families of those killed in Jersey City shootout

Organizations raise funds for families of those killed in Jersey City shootout

A total of four people, including a police detective, were killed when Francine Graham and David Anderson

opened fire inside the JC Kosher Supermarket Tuesday

cousin, Joseph, and he described him as the prankster who loved doing what he did -- saying being a police

Jersey City's Hasidic community and leaders of the city's police unions met on Friday.

Robert Kearns of the Jersey City Police Superior Officer's Association.

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DNA, Necklace Help ID Jane Doe Killed 43 Years Ago in San Francisco

For the anniversary of Linda O’Keefe’s case, the Newport Beach Police Department tweeted through the

Police believe there are witnesses who could identify the killer but are afraid to come forward.

The Newport Beach Police Department tweeted about Linda O’Keefe’s murder and releasing details about

The Los Angeles Police Department has unearthed a new clue in the investigation of who murdered South

chance was stolen from a young man who found faith and was restoring his life after a gunman opened fire

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Black, autistic, and killed by police

Black, autistic, and killed by police

Police Department.

"There could be somebody in a house fire and there's someone in there with autism.

They need to know how to talk to someone in cases like that, how to coax them out of the fire."

, mental illness, police training

Now his family is working to keep other kids with autism out of the line of fire.

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Sally Field arrested at Jane Fonda’s climate protest | WTOP

US Capitol Police say 26 adults were arrested.

In what she said was an unrehearsed speech, Field urged attendees of Fire Drill Fridays, Fonda’s name

“I am a mother, I am a grandmother,” Field said in a speech shared by Fire Drill Fridays’ Twitter account

Footage shows police escorting Field away from the steps of the Capitol to cheers.

Read full article: Sally Field arrested at Jane Fonda’s cli...→

The Cross Guy

He learns about deaths from various sources: newspapers, police officers, acquaintances, people who knew

the Lincoln Park porch collapse, the E2 nightclub stampede, the Cook County administration building fire

For police officers killed in the line of duty he usually makes ornate Celtic crosses.

The murder stumped police and strained family bonds that weren't strong to begin with.

Fortunately the police were already there when he arrived.

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Shooting shows New Jersey's gun laws aren't stopping imports

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

weapons used by David Anderson, 47, and Francine Graham, 50, were bought by Graham in Ohio last year, police

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

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Cops shoot man who pointed fake gun at them on Bronx street - amNewYork

Police officers shot and critically injured a suspect who pointed what turned out to be an “imitation

Law enforcement sources said the police-involved shooting happened at about 12:38 a.m. on Dec. 14 along

That’s when the suspect pointed the weapon at the officers, who responded by opening fire.

Police officers shot and critically injured a suspect who pointed what turned out to be an "imitation

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5 armed-robbery suspects hold up California Walgreens and bail from car after engine catches fire

5 armed-robbery suspects hold up California Walgreens and bail from car after engine catches fire

., police said. The store is open 24 hours.

Then they fled in a car and were spotted by police who began chasing them northbound on Euclid.

But the pursuit was short-lived – the car’s engine caught fire, disabling it on Euclid at Cerritos Street

All five ran, leaving behind personal property and evidence, police said.

Police asked that anyone with information call them at 714-741-5800.

Read full article: 5 armed-robbery suspects hold up Califor...→

Busted

Klee still cannot fathom why he didn't fire Zimmerman a lot sooner than he did.

In November 1993, officers from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police came to arrest him on an extradition

Read full article: Busted...→
Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping crime guns out

Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping crime guns out

In this Dec. 10, 2019 photo, Jersey City police Sgt.

In this Dec. 10, 2019 photo, Jersey City police Sgt.

Three civilians and a police officer were gunned down Tuesday by two killers with anti-Semitic and anti-law

firearms and a pipe bomb in the U-Haul van they drove to the Jersey City Jewish market before opening fire

Murphy, for example, is requiring state police to publish data monthly on guns recovered from crimes.

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In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

In Case You Missed It Weekend News Digest: Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019

Driver Leads Police on Chase in Stolen Big-Rig

A man driving a stolen big rig led Haltom City police on a dangerous chase Tuesday through several cities

Dallas Stars Fire Head Coach Jim Montgomery for ‘Unprofessional Conduct’

Read full article: In Case You Missed It Weekend News Diges...→

Soul of the City

a wide range of sounds, from gospel to swamp blues to country to pop, and playing them all with the fire

"There was just this atmosphere of fear and oppression from the police. It changed everything, man.

"Who wants to go to a town that's on fire?"

In 1985 Memphis lured him back to town with a dollar-a-year lease on an old fire station near Beale Street

Read full article: Soul of the City...→
Cyberattackers strike city of Atlanta

Cyberattackers strike city of Atlanta

evidence has been found to indicate the city's emergency 911 response networks, including those used by police

and fire departments, were tampered with.

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Two men charged with arson in S.B. County

Arson has been ruled out in the Grass Valley Fire in Lake Arrowhead and the Slide Fire in the Running

Witnesses saw him walking away and provided his description to police.

That fire had been stomped out by witnesses by the time police arrived, Barreras said.

Redlands police suspect arson in two other fires in hilly areas of south Redlands on Wednesday night,

police spokesman Carl Baker said.

Read full article: Two men charged with arson in S.B. Count...→
What Makes an American Hero? (Or a Canadian One?)

What Makes an American Hero? (Or a Canadian One?)

in downtown Pittsburgh, they laboriously collect and scrutinize newspaper stories, hospital records, fire

At the time, both shooter and hero were being transferred between prison facilities in the back of a police

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Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the Second

Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the Second

It is based on the animation released Tuesday by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and other police and fire

It is based on the animation released Tuesday by the Broward Sheriff’s Office and other police and fire

Read full article: Florida’s Worst School Shooting By the S...→
Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuations orders for the Saddleridge Fire were lifted Saturday evening, after the fire forced tens

"It was the smell, and finally a police car came up the street," Wolf said.

"There was fire on all sides. We had to leave."

of the fire.

Evacuations orders for the Saddleridge Fire were lifted Saturday evening, after the fire forced tens

Read full article: Slowing Winds Aid Saddleridge Firefight,...→
Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Neighbors

Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Neighbors

The NYPD police officer who was fatally shot Monday while responding to a robbery in Brooklyn was remembered

Dozens of Cypress Hills neighbors gathered for a candlelight vigil Tuesday night, commemorating the police

"One shooting is one too many," Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said at a news conference Tuesday morning

included more than 200 arrests and 12 medals — one of them an exceptional merit award for coming under fire

Figoski was "a dedicated police officer," Tennant said. "He was a cop's cop."

Read full article: Slain NYPD Cop Mourned by Colleagues, Ne...→
Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shooting

Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shooting

man was charged for a shooting at the parking lot of Springfield Mall in Delaware County in October, police

The Springfield Delco Police Department said an argument between two groups of men inside the busy shopping

spilled into the parking lot just after 1 p.m., with both groups going to their cars before opening fire

Police do not know how the other group of suspects left the scene.

Police charged Waheed Jenkins for being involved in an argument between two groups of men led to a shooting

Read full article: Suspect Charged in Springfield Mall Shoo...→
Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Shooting, But Decline to Press Charges

Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Shooting, But Decline to Press Charges

But when his life was on the line, police claim that he was silent.

to open fire.

Rivera said police face a battle on the streets of Miami-Dade every day.

statement that Gonzalez, 52, made a quick move into his waistband, forcing him and the others to open fire

since no officer broadcast that he discharged a weapon, they assumed a would-be home invader had opened fire

Read full article: Prosecutors Have Doubts About Police Sho...→
11 Ways to Prevent Christmas Tree, Holiday Decoration Fires

11 Ways to Prevent Christmas Tree, Holiday Decoration Fires

Fire departments across the country respond to hundreds of fires during the holiday season each year.

The family had planned to remove the tree from the house the day after the fire.

The NFPA and several fire departments in the D.C. area recommend the following safety tips: 

D.C. police said two out of every five home decoration fires are started by candles.

most common days for candle fires are Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, police

Read full article: 11 Ways to Prevent Christmas Tree, Holid...→
Deaths of Mom and Young Son at Brickell Building Investigated as Murder-Suicide

Deaths of Mom and Young Son at Brickell Building Investigated as Murder-Suicide

Police say a woman and her 5-year-old son died after falling nearly 20 stories from Brickell City Centre

Miami Police and Fire Rescue crews arrived at the scene located near Southwest 1st Avenue and 7th Street

Police said the incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide.

Miami Police and Fire Rescue crews arrived at the scene located near SW 1st Avenue and 7th Street just

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police-involved shooting

Authorities are responding to a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

Police in New Jersey say they shot and killed a man on Sunday night following an incident in a residential

A New Jersey police officer fatally shot a man after responding to a report that he had a knife, the

evening were hit by police fire, police say.

Authorities are responding to a police-involved shooting in the Bronx.

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Police Searching For 5 Suspects Who Robbed Garden Grove Walgreens At Gunpoint

Police Searching For 5 Suspects Who Robbed Garden Grove Walgreens At Gunpoint

Garden Grove police said the thieves filled their backpacks with codeine and other items before taking

The five suspects then got into a vehicle and led police on a pursuit, but they didn’t get very far.

Video from a dashboard camera showed their car started to smoke before catching fire.

Anyone with information was asked to call Garden Grove police.

Read full article: Police Searching For 5 Suspects Who Robb...→
NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

Nearly three moments after the friendly fire death of an NYPD officer, the department has released bodycam

He's reaching for it,", according to police.

being killed as a result of friendly fire to his head and torso, the medical examiner later ruled.

"This is a tragic case of friendly fire, but make no mistake, we lost the life of a courageous public

servant solely due to a violent criminal who put the lives of the police and all the people we serve

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NYPD Releases Bodycam Footage from Fatal Shooting of Det. Brian Mulkeen

Nearly three moments after the friendly fire death of an NYPD officer, the department has released bodycam

An NYPD officer killed by friendly fire — the second this year — during a struggle with an armed man

The department said Mulkeen was killed by friendly fire.

NYPD officer grappling with an armed man died early Sunday in the Bronx after being killed by friendly fire

, Police Commissioner James O’Neill announced Monday.

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Miami-Dade Police Searching for Suspects Who Shot at Officer

Miami-Dade Police Searching for Suspects Who Shot at Officer

Miami-Dade Police say they're looking for two suspects who started a shootout with an officer late Friday

As the officer approached the car, two suspects inside opened fire, hitting the officer's car multiple

The officer returned fire and the suspects fled on foot.

Police said the officer wasn't injured but it's unknown if either suspect was hit by gunfire.

Miami-Dade Police say they’re looking for two suspects who started a shootout with an officer late Friday

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Pete Buttigieg releases list of big-money donors, while some small donors ask for their money back with #RefundPete hashtag

Pete Buttigieg releases list of big-money donors, while some small donors ask for their money back with #RefundPete hashtag

., a firm that's come under fire for its work for Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Purdue Pharma

Logan was an African American man shot by police officer Sgt. Ryan O'Neill in South Bend.

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Indian Opposition: Modi Replaced ‘Made in India’ with ‘Rape in India’

Indian Opposition: Modi Replaced ‘Made in India’ with ‘Rape in India’

Several protesters have been killed and injured in clashes with the police.

Outrage swept India when the remains of the victim, who was strangled and set on fire by her assailants

The four perpetrators were arrested in early December but then shot dead by the police, ostensibly when

they attempted to grab the guns of the police officers and make an escape while touring the crime scene

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5 Suspects Sought After Allegedly Stealing Codeine Bottles, Merchandise From Garden Grove Walgreens

5 Suspects Sought After Allegedly Stealing Codeine Bottles, Merchandise From Garden Grove Walgreens

GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) — Police are seeking five suspects who are connected to an armed robbery at a Garden

According to Anaheim police, five suspects entered the pharmacy, one of which was armed with a handgun

For unknown reasons the suspect vehicles engine caught on fire and became disabled near the intersection

The Anaheim Police Department and Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies searched the area, finding a discarded

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the Garden Grove Police Department Crimes

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Virginia counties declare gun sanctuaries, but experts say they ‘don’t have force of law’ | WTOP

Virginia counties declare gun sanctuaries, but experts say they ‘don’t have force of law’ | WTOP

“Obviously, it’s caught a certain amount of fire in Virginia.”

being adopted, will do,” said Dana Schrad, executive director of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

“The sheriffs and local officers have to comply with state law, and the state police will enforce state

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Dozens Displaced After Fire at Skokie Apartment Building

Dozens Displaced After Fire at Skokie Apartment Building

Residents of a 30-unit apartment building in suburban Skokie have been displaced after a fire roared

“I heard the alarm go off, and when I came out the police and fire trucks were pulling in,” resident

As residents evacuated, some four-legged residents were rescued as well, as Good Samaritans and police

One of the residents was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, and a police officer was also treated

and although only one unit caught fire, the water and smoke damage to the building is extensive.

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‘Hours Old’ Baby Dropped Off at Cicero Fire Station

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

seven people have been injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, according to Chicago police

Police have released a photo of man suspected of throwing a bowling ball at a another man’s head earlier

Police are warning of a potential flash mob incident being organized at the North Riverside Park Mall

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

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Video Shows Shopping Cart Loaded With Aerosol Cans Engulfed in Flames at Subway Station

A lot of people complain that MTA service can be an absolute dumpster fire — but what about a cart fire

A 2-year-old boy died after getting struck by a train in lower Manhattan Wednesday evening, police said

Wednesday by a northbound train on the 2 and 3 line at the Fulton Street station, according to police

The boy was with his mother, and police believe he may have stepped between the…

A lot of people complain that MTA service can be an absolute dumpster fire — but what about a cart fire

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Woman Accused of Hauling $82,000 Worth of Meth While Her Kids Rode in SUV

Community gatherings will be held across Southern California Tuesday night as residents get together with police

was uncooperative and who barricaded himself in the residence, triggering an hours-long standoff with police

utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured Monday in a natural gas line explosion and fire

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Police release 911 calls from shootout with men who stole Florida UPS truck

Police release 911 calls from shootout with men who stole Florida UPS truck

After a police chase in Florida ended in a shooting at a crowded intersection last week, leaving four

Many of the calls came from people who found themselves in a police shootout when a hijacked UPS truck

The calls were released by the Miramar Police Department.

How a robbery turned into a police chase

It is unclear who opened fire first.

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Prince George’s Police Officers Help With Holiday Preparation

The police officer fatally shot outside Prince George’s County Police headquarters in Maryland on Sunday

was accidentally hit by another officer in shootout that erupted when a man opened fire unprovoked,

police said Monday.

The gunfire between police and the man was videotaped by his brothers, police said.

A jury found a man who opened fire on a Prince George’s County police station guilty in 2016 death of

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Tunnel to Towers to pay off mortgage for family of police detective killed in Jersey City attack

Tunnel to Towers to pay off mortgage for family of police detective killed in Jersey City attack

Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals left behind a wife and five children after being gunned down

in a cemetery during a shootout Tuesday between police and two suspects that stretched over several

Seals worked out of the Cease Fire Unit, which is tasked with getting illegal guns off the street.

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Couple drops off newborn girl at Chicago-area fire station

Couple drops off newborn girl at Chicago-area fire station

A newborn girl was dropped off Friday at a suburban Chicago fire station by her parents, officials said

Paramedics and police determined she was in good health, but she was taken to a hospital for further

care for a baby up to 30 days old can surrender it to a hospital, emergency medical care facility, and police

and fire stations.

Officials say a newborn girl has been dropped at a suburban Chicago fire station by her parents

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Watch: NYPD releases body-cam footage in death of officer Brian Mulkeen

Watch: NYPD releases body-cam footage in death of officer Brian Mulkeen

New police body camera video shows the final moments of slain NYPD officer Brian Mulkeen — and indicates

that cops only opened fire after another cop at the chaotic scene repeatedly warned that the suspect

At that point, six cops began shooting, killing Mulkeen with friendly fire along with the man he was

Seconds later, all six cops opened fire at the suspect, firing a total of 15 rounds, police said.

that cops only opened fire after another cop at the chaotic scene repeatedly warned that the…

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Large Fire Department Response To Blaze In Skokie Condo

Large Fire Department Response To Blaze In Skokie Condo

The fire broke out at 10118 Old Orchard Court.

A police officer was treated for smoke at the scene.

The fire was brought under control around 6 p.m.

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State police identify man killed in crash with tractor-trailer in Westborough

State police identify man killed in crash with tractor-trailer in Westborough

(WHDH) - State police have identified the 39-year-old man who was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer

tractor-trailer on the eastbound side of the highway around 8:30 p.m. found a 2019 Lexus coupe that was on fire

(WHDH) - State police have identified the 39-year-old man who was killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer

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Leonard Cohen: gifts of light from the warrior of love

darkly cynical commentaries ("Everybody Knows") to absurdist forays into slapstick comedy ("The Jazz Police

Likewise, "Who by Fire" is a chilling roll call at the gates of death, categorizing the victims by demise

Who by fire, who by water Who in your merry, merry month of May Who by very slow decay And who may I

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Man Shot to Death at North Side CTA Station, Police Say

According to police, a 20-year-old man was standing on the Red Line platform at the Howard station at

approximately 12:30 p.m. when a man walked up to him and opened fire, striking the victim multiple times

A lawyer is demanding police release a suspect’s name a month after a 12-year-old girl reported that

, but few have gone as far with the concept as the Evanston Police Department just did.

approximately 12:30 p.m. when a man walked up to him and opened fire, striking the victim multiple times

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Two men wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

Two men wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

They were traveling in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire, police

the 5200 block of South Halsted Street when another one pulled up alongside and fired shots, Chicago police

A 25-year-old was hit twice to the head and once in the back, police said.

A 24-year-old was struck in the back and stabilized at the same hospital, police said.

They were traveling in a vehicle when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone opened fire, police

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Suspect Extradited From Poland to Face Murder Charges in 2013 Stabbing

Police arrested a neighbor for allegedly killing four people and injuring a fifth in a shooting at an

The man accused of killing the son of a Chicago fire lieutenant appeared in court for the first time

The son of a Chicago fire lieutenant was allegedly killed by his own boss at a car wash on the city’s

lawsuit against the gunman, the company and the night manager who called an acquaintance instead of police

morning when he tried to break into a home in the Hollywood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police

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‘Hours old’ baby dropped off at Cicero fire station

‘Hours old’ baby dropped off at Cicero fire station

A couple showed up at the fire station and handed over the baby girl to firefighters, officials said.

A baby girl “only a few hours old” was dropped off at fire station in west suburban Cicero Friday, according

The firefighter took the baby and called paramedics and police who determined the baby was in good health

may anonymously surrender a baby up to 30 days old at hospitals, emergency medical care facilities, police

and fire stations.

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Body-worn camera footage released in deadly police-involved Bronx shooting

Body-worn camera footage released in deadly police-involved Bronx shooting

THE BRONX — Body-worn camera footage from the police involved shooting that killed Officer Brian Mulkeen

Video released by police showed what they call the "violent struggle" outside of the Edenwald Houses

The suspect did not fire any rounds, police said, adding that Mulkeen was killed by "friendly fire."

One of them, Williams, ran from police, he said.

Footage from various body-warn cameras were released by police; Mulkeen did not activate his camera.

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Video of Dramatic Arlington Heights Crash Highlights Residents’ Concerns

A heart-stopping crash was caught on video in Arlington Heights after police say an 80-year-old woman

A man has been charged with attacking police officers Thursday after barricading himself inside his northwest

A man died in a motorcycle crash on Monday in north suburban Arlington Heights, police confirmed.

It was a terrifying morning for a mom and her young son when her car suddenly caught fire as it was driving

A heart-stopping crash was caught on video in Arlington Heights after police say an 80-year-old woman

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Organizations raise funds for families of those killed in Jersey City shootout

Organizations raise funds for families of those killed in Jersey City shootout

A total of four people, including a police detective, were killed when Francine Graham and David Anderson

opened fire inside the JC Kosher Supermarket Tuesday

cousin, Joseph, and he described him as the prankster who loved doing what he did -- saying being a police

Jersey City's Hasidic community and leaders of the city's police unions met on Friday.

Robert Kearns of the Jersey City Police Superior Officer's Association.

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New Orleans city government falls victim to cyberattack

New Orleans city government falls victim to cyberattack

Representatives from police, the fire department, and emergency medical services stressed during the

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DNA, Necklace Help ID Jane Doe Killed 43 Years Ago in San Francisco

For the anniversary of Linda O’Keefe’s case, the Newport Beach Police Department tweeted through the

Police believe there are witnesses who could identify the killer but are afraid to come forward.

The Newport Beach Police Department tweeted about Linda O’Keefe’s murder and releasing details about

The Los Angeles Police Department has unearthed a new clue in the investigation of who murdered South

chance was stolen from a young man who found faith and was restoring his life after a gunman opened fire

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