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San Antonio Express-News
Officer killed in ambush at NW Harris gas stationA Harris County Sheriff’s deputy was ambushed and killed while gassing his crui
Officer killed in ambush at NW Harris gas station
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 54 minutes ago
A Harris County Sheriff’s deputy was ambushed and killed while gassing his cruiser Friday night at a northwest Harris County service station. A sheriff’s office spokesman said the officer had traveled to a Chevron station at Telge and West, after... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Texas Deputy Shot and Killed at Gas StationBaylor President Announces Next Steps in Rape InquiryBaylor President Announces
Texas Deputy Shot and Killed at Gas Station
KCEN-TV / Posted 3 hours ago
Baylor President Announces Next Steps in Rape InquiryBaylor President Announces Next Steps in Rape Inquiry WACO -- Baylor University President Ken Starr has announced the next steps in the internal inquiry into the Ukwuachu rape case.More >> WACO... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
1 dead after two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49. The Department of Pub
1 dead after two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 hours ago
One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49. The Department of Public Safety responded to the wreck on Toll 49 at Highway 31 Friday afternoon. Its preliminary investigation shows that a Ford Mustang was traveling northbound toward... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
1 dead after two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49. The Department of Pub
1 dead after two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 5 hours ago
One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49. The Department of Public Safety responded to the wreck on Toll 49 at Highway 31 Friday afternoon. Its preliminary investigation shows that a Ford Mustang was traveling northbound toward... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
1 dead after two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49. The Department of Pub
1 dead after two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 5 hours ago
One person is dead after a two-vehicle wreck on Toll 49. The Department of Public Safety responded to the wreck on Toll 49 at Highway 31 Friday afternoon. Its preliminary investigation shows that a Ford Mustang was traveling northbound toward... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Gas Prices Expected to Stay Low Through Labor Day Weekend CENTRAL TEXAS -- The statewide gas average for unleaded is now $2.27, but in
Gas Prices Expected to Stay Low Through Labor Day Weekend
KCEN-TV / Posted 6 hours ago
CENTRAL TEXAS -- The statewide gas average for unleaded is now $2.27, but in central Texas you can find it for much lower than that.... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Wreck on Highway 31 at Toll 49The Department of Public Safety is on its way to a wreck on Highway 31 at Toll
Wreck on Highway 31 at Toll 49
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 6 hours ago
The Department of Public Safety is on its way to a wreck on Highway 31 at Toll 49. A witnesses says the wreck involves several vehicles. Traffic between Highway 64 and Highway 31 on Toll 49 is blocked to allow access to a medical helicopter, which... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Man sentenced for marijuana possession, DPS trooper honoredA man who hid 2,861 pounds of marijuana in boxes of cabbage was sentenced to 12
Man sentenced for marijuana possession, DPS trooper honored
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 6 hours ago
A man who hid 2,861 pounds of marijuana in boxes of cabbage was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Wharton County Thursday. And the Department of Public Safety Trooper responsible for finding it is being honored at an upcoming conference for making... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
DPS trooper seizes over $320,000 worth of methAMARILLO, TX - A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) traffic stop leads to
DPS trooper seizes over $320,000 worth of meth
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 hours ago
AMARILLO, TX - A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) traffic stop leads to the discovery of over three pounds of methamphetamine. Around 6:45am Thursday morning, a DPS trooper pulled over a 2001 Ford Mustang for a traffic violation on Interstate... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man suspected of 1991 murder found in AlpharettaTwenty-four years after police say a North Carolina man killed his live-in girl
Man suspected of 1991 murder found in Alpharetta
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 7 hours ago
Twenty-four years after police say a North Carolina man killed his live-in girlfriend, U.S. Marshals and Alpharetta police have taken him into custody. Police tell Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik they captured Rodney Cooke Tuesday night at a home on Vera... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
'Coffee with a Cop' returns to SIUCIt's time to sit down once again and enjoy "Coffee with a Cop." The popular pr
'Coffee with a Cop' returns to SIUC
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 hours ago
It's time to sit down once again and enjoy "Coffee with a Cop." The popular program returns to Southern Illinois University Carbondale in September. The SIU community and the public are welcome to stop by Starbucks in the Student Center anytime... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Mom says another missing Warren woman knew James BrooksThe family of a second missing female from Warren has come forward with concern
Mom says another missing Warren woman knew James Brooks
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 8 hours ago
The family of a second missing female from Warren has come forward with concerns about their daughters connection to a man jailed in Ashtabula county on a charge of abuse of a corpse. Daniell Wilder is seeking information about her daughter Jasmaine... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
New Driver Education Program Now Required for TeensTEXAS DPS PRESS RELEASE: AUSTIN (KYTX) – The Texas Department of Public Safety
New Driver Education Program Now Required for Teens
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 8 hours ago
TEXAS DPS PRESS RELEASE: AUSTIN (KYTX) – The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the implementation of the Impact Texas Teen Driver program (ITTD), which is a new requirement for driver license applicants who complete a teen driver... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
$7,500 Reward Offered for sex offender who fled from Houston facilityTEXAS DPS PRESS RELEASE: AUSTIN (KYTX) – The Texas Department of Public Safety
$7,500 Reward Offered for sex offender who fled from Houston facility
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 8 hours ago
TEXAS DPS PRESS RELEASE: AUSTIN (KYTX) – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Ernest Leroy Smith, 46, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his... Read more
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The Times Leader
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly forceCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state law enforcement board on Friday established Ohio'
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force
The Times Leader / Posted 8 hours ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state law enforcement board on Friday established Ohio's first statewide standards for use of deadly force by police, limiting the action to officers' defense of themselves or other people from serious injury or death. The... Read more
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KFDM Beaumont
One person hospitalized in 3-vehicle accident in MauricevilleMAURICEVILLE -- One person was hospitalized in a three-vehicle accident that in
One person hospitalized in 3-vehicle accident in Mauriceville
KFDM Beaumont / Posted 8 hours ago
MAURICEVILLE -- One person was hospitalized in a three-vehicle accident that involved a Freightliner truck, a utility van, and a pickup at the intersection of Hwy12 and Hwy 62 in Mauriceville at approximately 1:30 pm, the Texas Department of Public... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly forceCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board on
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 hours ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board on Friday approved Ohio's first-ever state standards covering police use of force and use of deadly force, and police department's recruiting and hiring policies. The... Read more
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KWTX-TV Waco
Troopers Will Be Out In Force On Interstate 35(August 28, 2015) Department of Public Safety troopers will be out in force ove
Troopers Will Be Out In Force On Interstate 35
KWTX-TV Waco / Posted 9 hours ago
(August 28, 2015) Department of Public Safety troopers will be out in force over the weekend on Interstate 35 in Texas as part of a 16-state effort to reduce fatal accidents. The “I-80/I-35 Border-to-Border Traffic Safety Initiative” runs from... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 9 hours ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board on Friday approved Ohio's first-ever state standards covering police use of force and use of deadly force, and... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly forceCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board on
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 9 hours ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board on Friday approved Ohio's first-ever state standards covering police use of force and use of deadly force, and police department's recruiting and hiring policies. The... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly forceCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board on
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 9 hours ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board on Friday approved Ohio's first-ever state standards covering police use of force and use of deadly force, and police department's recruiting and hiring policies. The... Read more
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KFDM Beaumont
Medical helicopter called for Mauriceville accidentFrom DPS: At approximately 1:30pm, the Texas Department of Public Safety receiv
Medical helicopter called for Mauriceville accident
KFDM Beaumont / Posted 10 hours ago
From DPS: At approximately 1:30pm, the Texas Department of Public Safety received a report of a three-vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 12 and Highway 62 in Mauriceville. Incoming reports stated that there were injuries, but DPS Troopers... Read more
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Officer.com
Fired N.C. Police Officers File Federal LawsuitWILMINGTON, N.C. -- Four officers fired last summer from the Bald Head Island D
Fired N.C. Police Officers File Federal Lawsuit
Officer.com / Posted 10 hours ago
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Four officers fired last summer from the Bald Head Island Department of Public Safety filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, claiming the village as well as the director of public safety and the town manager violated their... Read more
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KCEN-TV
New Driver Education Program Now Required for TeensAUSTIN -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the implementat
New Driver Education Program Now Required for Teens
KCEN-TV / Posted 11 hours ago
AUSTIN -- The Texas Department of Public Safety today announced the implementation of the Impact Texas Teen Driver program (ITTD), which is a new requirement for driver license applicants who complete a teen driver education course. The two-hour ITTD... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio's deadly force standard for police states 'life is of the highest value' The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Ohio's deadly force standard for police states 'life is of the highest value'
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 hours ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly forceCOLUMBUS (AP) — A state law enforcement board today established Ohio's first st
Board OKs 1st Ohio standards for police use of deadly force
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 hours ago
COLUMBUS (AP) — A state law enforcement board today established Ohio's first statewide standards for use of deadly force by police, limiting the action to officers' defense of themselves or other people from serious injury or death. The board also... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Sex offender escapes from Houston halfway house after removing ankle monitorJerry Don Holmes – In 1996, Jerry Holmes was found guilty of Indecency with a C
Sex offender escapes from Houston halfway house after removing ankle monitor
Houston Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
Jerry Don Holmes – In 1996, Jerry Holmes was found guilty of Indecency with a Child by Exposure from an incident involving a 13-year-old boy. He received 5 years' probation. In 1998, he violated probation and was sentenced to 2 years' confinement in... Read more
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ABC News
Watch Alleged Road Rage AccidentThe high-speed chase occurred Monday on Loop 101 in Phoenix. Video shows a driv
Watch Alleged Road Rage Accident
ABC News / Posted 13 hours ago
The high-speed chase occurred Monday on Loop 101 in Phoenix. Video shows a driver revving his engine and peeling out. The driver is seen opening his door while the car was moving, then accelerating and swerving in front of a fellow driver, allegedly... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Great community events coming up quicklyAs a Payson Roundup reporter, I was asked in 2004 to cover a Pine-Strawberry gr
Great community events coming up quickly
Payson Roundup / Posted 13 hours ago
As a Payson Roundup reporter, I was asked in 2004 to cover a Pine-Strawberry grassroots movement to raise money to buy Justice McNeeley, then a 5-year-old kindergartner, a specialized wheelchair called a Go-Bot. It was a duty I looked forward to —... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conductA 20-year-old Mississippi State University freshman was detained and referred t
University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conduct
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 14 hours ago
A 20-year-old Mississippi State University freshman was detained and referred to mental health specialists Thursday after law enforcement agents locked down the campus and scoured the Drill Field for an armed suspect. Phu-Qui Cong "Bill" Nguyen, of... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
What, when to recover costs for emergency calls?A woman leaves a pan of food on a hot stove burner, sending smoke billowing out
What, when to recover costs for emergency calls?
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 14 hours ago
A woman leaves a pan of food on a hot stove burner, sending smoke billowing out of her kitchen, and the fire trucks are sent. A drunk gets behind the wheel of his 2-ton pickup truck. Police are called, a patrol car spots the drunk driver, and a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Protesters don't want Hogan following in Christie's footstepsWhile Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came togethe
Protesters don't want Hogan following in Christie's footsteps
Baltimore Sun / Posted 16 hours ago
While Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came together to raise money for Christie's presidential campaign in Annapolis on Thursday, protesters called for Hogan to avoid following in the New Jersey governor's... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Sikeston man jailed for illegal weapons, drugs on ThursdaySIKESTON - Illegal weapons and drugs were discovered during a search of a Sikes
Sikeston man jailed for illegal weapons, drugs on Thursday
Standard Democrat / Posted 17 hours ago
SIKESTON - Illegal weapons and drugs were discovered during a search of a Sikeston residence. At 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Sikeston Department of Public Safety officers served a search warrant at 608 Branum St. after the Sikeston's Criminal Investigative... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Woman Sold Driver's Licenses to Unauthorized ImmigrantsA former Texas Department of Public Safety employee who sold driver’s licenses
Woman Sold Driver's Licenses to Unauthorized Immigrants
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 18 hours ago
A former Texas Department of Public Safety employee who sold driver’s licenses to more than two-dozen unauthorized immigrants was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in federal prison. Gloria Adame had pleaded guilty earlier this year to conspiracy to... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Police led on foot chase by armed Kinston suspectWe're working to uncover more facts on a reported police foot chase Thursday ni
Police led on foot chase by armed Kinston suspect
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 19 hours ago
We're working to uncover more facts on a reported police foot chase Thursday night in Kinston. Sergeant Roland Davis with the Kinston Department of Public Safety said the unidentified suspect was armed during the chase. The search was reported in... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Police Beat: Friday, Aug. 28Gregg County Jail All information from police and jail records: Joseph Lee Bo
Police Beat: Friday, Aug. 28
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
Gregg County Jail All information from police and jail records: Joseph Lee Boykin, 35, of Como was held Thursday on bonds totaling $175,000 on Wood County warrants accusing him of manufacturing or delivery of a controlled substance less than 200... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearingsSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes
Missouri police training panel to hold public hearings
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 21 hours ago
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The public will have an opportunity to suggest changes to the training requirements of law enforcers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Public Safety says the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission will... Read more
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iol.co.za
Shooting, lockdown at US universityGeorgia - Reports of gunfire at Savannah State University in Georgia on Thursda
Shooting, lockdown at US university
iol.co.za / Posted 22 hours ago
Georgia - Reports of gunfire at Savannah State University in Georgia on Thursday forced school officials to place the campus on lock down for several hours as police secured the area, university officials said. The lockdown was lifted around... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Georgia university lifts lockdown after shootingSavannah - Reports of gunfire at Savannah State University in Georgia on Thursd
Georgia university lifts lockdown after shooting
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Savannah - Reports of gunfire at Savannah State University in Georgia on Thursday forced school officials to place the campus on lockdown for several hours as police secured the area, university officials said. The lockdown was lifted around... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Lockdown Lifted After Savannah State University ShootingThe lockdown was lifted around midnight on Friday, more than two hours after it
Lockdown Lifted After Savannah State University Shooting
The Huffington Post / Posted yesterday
The lockdown was lifted around midnight on Friday, more than two hours after it was issued, and there was no active shooter on campus, an employee with the department of public safety said. She declined to give further information. One person was... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Kash and Officer Dodson: A new friendship at DPSOfficer Matt Dodson poses with The Department of Public Safety’s new two-year-o
Kash and Officer Dodson: A new friendship at DPS
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Officer Matt Dodson poses with The Department of Public Safety’s new two-year-old Labrador retriever, Kash. Dodson is Kash’s handler. Photo by Dillon Deaton The Department of Public Safety recently adopted a new worker — a two-year-old black... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Two weeks down — only 36 more.DTH at a Glance Danny Nett Published 15 minutes ago Have you ever been out in
Two weeks down — only 36 more.
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
DTH at a Glance Danny Nett Published 15 minutes ago Have you ever been out in public, seen someone being a hot mess and decided to document it on social media out of obligation to accurately record history for future... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Fort Lee man charged with harassment, stalking and terroristic threatsFORT LEE - A Fort Lee man who allegedly sent obscene material to various munici
Fort Lee man charged with harassment, stalking and terroristic threats
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
FORT LEE - A Fort Lee man who allegedly sent obscene material to various municipal departments, businesses and houses of worship last year has again been charged with harassment, stalking and making terroristic threats. The Fort Lee Police... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man arrested on drug charges accused of fraudA man already in jail on drug charges now faces two charges of fraud and tamper
Man arrested on drug charges accused of fraud
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
A man already in jail on drug charges now faces two charges of fraud and tampering with government records. Police were investigating a lead of a suspected fake document manufacturer and found more than 50 pieces of identifying information belonging... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
Watch out, textersFor your own safety, and the safety of everyone else on the road, DO?NOT text a
Watch out, texters
The New Ulm Journal / Posted yesterday
For your own safety, and the safety of everyone else on the road, DO?NOT text and drive. We know it is tempting, especially right after school when you and your friends are pulling out of the school parking lot and wondering where to meet up, to... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
Sex Offender Believed to be Hiding Southwest of St. CloudUpdated: 08/27/2015 9:57 PM Created: 08/27/2015 9:49 PM KSTP.com By: Joe Augu
Sex Offender Believed to be Hiding Southwest of St. Cloud
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted yesterday
Updated: 08/27/2015 9:57 PM Created: 08/27/2015 9:49 PM KSTP.com By: Joe Augustine Police believe a convicted and non-compliant sex offender is hiding in the woods north of Paynseville, a small town southwest of St. Cloud. Authorities searched... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
State Opens Gates Of Baltimore Jail To Show Conditions InsideBALTIMORE (WJZ) — The state has moved detainees out of the city detention cente
State Opens Gates Of Baltimore Jail To Show Conditions Inside
CBS Baltimore / Posted yesterday
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The state has moved detainees out of the city detention center, and Thursday, it opened the gates to show the deplorable conditions inside. Pat Warren reports on the future of the facility. The Baltimore City Detention Center... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Coffee with a Cop promotes interactionPolice officers are widely pegged for their love of coffee and doughnuts, but n
Coffee with a Cop promotes interaction
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Police officers are widely pegged for their love of coffee and doughnuts, but now that cup of coffee comes with a conversation instead. Each month, the local police departments host an event called Coffee with a Cop. The event is self-explanatory —... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
After closing Baltimore's jail, Md.'s new corrections chief eyes other reformsThe cells inside the Baltimore City Detention Center are decrepit — with two de
After closing Baltimore's jail, Md.'s new corrections chief eyes other reforms
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
The cells inside the Baltimore City Detention Center are decrepit — with two detainees confined in a space barely big enough for one. The showers are filthy. The plumbing frequently leaks. "I could barely stomach it," Stephen T. Moyer, the state... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon National Guard soldiers help efforts to contain the Canyon Creek Complex firesFor the first time in more than a decade, Oregon's citizen soldiers joined the
Oregon National Guard soldiers help efforts to contain the Canyon Creek Complex fires
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
For the first time in more than a decade, Oregon's citizen soldiers joined the fire lines Thursday. Six crews of 20 newly minted firefighters helped to extend the containment lines around the Canyon Creek Complex fires, which have been burning near... Read more
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