Tag archive for ‘crime’
By admin On Sunday, May 28th, 2017
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Portland shocked by stabbings, suspect’s extreme views eyed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The mayor of Portland, Oregon, hailed as "heroes" two men who were stabbed to death trying to protect two women police say were the target of an anti-Muslim rant by a man on a light-rail train More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Former Kansas police officer charged with child sex crime

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Prosecutors say a former Valley Center police sergeant has been charged with sexual exploitation of a child, attempted sexual battery, official misconduct and harassment. Forty-nine-year-old More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Bill toughening penalties for traffickers moves to governor

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A bill that toughens penalties for human trafficking is moving to Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's desk. The bill cleared the Connecticut Senate unanimously early Friday. It makes the crime More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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A look at new ‘Blue Lives Matter’ laws passed by states

More than a dozen states have passed legislation within the past year enhancing penalties for crimes against law enforcement officers. Here's a look at those measures: ARIZONA Expands the crime of aggravated assault More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Man busted with child porn after uploading pictures to Google

A Michigan ex-con was arrested with child pornography after Google reported he uploaded the graphic content to a photo account, prosecutors said. Christopher Cole, 41, was booked on charges that include possession More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Attorney general to address violent crime in Tennessee visit

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak with Tennessee law enforcement officials about efforts to fight violent crime, nearly two weeks after he said prosecutors should bring More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Cops crack crime using Facetime

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — A quick-thinking Florida sheriff’s deputy used Facetime to track down a stolen cellphone. In a Facebook posting, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s officials said 18-year-old Chandler Ridge More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Hard times hit organized crime in Japan

Organized crime apparently doesn’t pay in Japan. Members of the country’s notorious yakuza crime syndicate are so strapped for cash that they’ve resorted to shoplifting food, according to Agence France-Presse. More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Gang member pleads guilty to 4 killings, will serve life

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Authorities say a Virginia gang member will spend his life in prison after pleading guilty to killing four people during a 2015 crime rampage. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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FBI investigating university stabbing as possible hate crime

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The FBI is investigating whether the stabbing of a visiting black student by a white student at the University of Maryland was a hate crime, officials said Sunday. Sean Christopher Urbanski More...