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Brainerd Dispatch
Searchers comb areas near trail for signs of missing Alexandria...from fire departments within Douglas County helped in the search Wednesday morn
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 4 hours ago
from fire departments within Douglas County helped in the search Wednesday morning, said Sgt. Wade Lerfald with the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Lerfald's group of volunteers searched a wooded area between Birch Avenue South and Elmwood... Read more
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dna
Special Report: A 911 plea for help, a Taser shot and the toll of stun gunshe said. Taser itself has said its weapons can deliver a paralyzing charge even
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he said. Taser itself has said its weapons can deliver a paralyzing charge even if both darts don't touch skin. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office use of force policy prohibits police from using Tasers on people with "known neuromuscular... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Teacher intentionally shot self in classroom, police sayof school early Thursday morning. "It is not believed there was any intent to
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
of school early Thursday morning. "It is not believed there was any intent to injure anyone, other than himself," said Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jessie Hambrick. The teacher, identified as Jonathan Freeman, was airlifted... Read more
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ajc.com
Teacher intentionally shot self in classroom, police sayof school early Thursday morning. "It is not believed there was any intent to
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
of school early Thursday morning. "It is not believed there was any intent to injure anyone, other than himself," said Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Jessie Hambrick. The teacher, identified as Jonathan Freeman, was airlifted... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Officials identify Lithia Springs teacher who shot himself on school groundsSprings High School, went to his classroom around 7:15 a.m. where he pulled out
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
Springs High School, went to his classroom around 7:15 a.m. where he pulled out and loaded a handgun and shot himself. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said no one else was in the classroom at the time Freeman pulled the trigger, and no students... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
9-old boy killed in utility vehicle crash identifiedhave identified a 9-year-old Brandon boy killed in a recreational utility vehic
KTTC Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
have identified a 9-year-old Brandon boy killed in a recreational utility vehicle crash in western Minnesota. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says Jon Dingwall Jr. was driving the vehicle in a hay field on Thursday near Millerville... Read more
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ajc.com
Lithia Springs teacher in stable condition day after shooting selflegal system," Stroud stated. She said the school district "will handle person
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
legal system," Stroud stated. She said the school district "will handle personnel actions as appropriate in this case." A Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesman did not return calls for comment Friday. Officials previously said the teacher is... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Sheriff: Deputy shot suspect who stabbed him in headcasino-hotel. A fight broke out that lasted about two minutes, leading to the
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 4 days ago
casino-hotel. A fight broke out that lasted about two minutes, leading to the suspect stabbing the deputy in the head with a knife, and then the deputy using his firearm. The Douglas County Sheriff's office will investigate the police s... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Deputy shot suspect who stabbed him in headminutes, leading to the suspect stabbing the deputy in the head with a knife, a
KTVN Reno / Posted 4 days ago
minutes, leading to the suspect stabbing the deputy in the head with a knife, and then the deputy using his firearm. The Douglas County Sheriff's office will investigate the police shooting. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregon wildfires update: Sisters battle plan takes shape; 600 told to leavelocal agencies will be there to provide the latest information on the fire and
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
local agencies will be there to provide the latest information on the fire and answer questions. Umpqua North Complex: The Douglas County Sheriff's Office on Saturday afternoon issued a Level 1 (Get Ready) evacuation notice for the Susan Creek... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Employee involved in shooting at Lithia Springs High SchoolLITHIA SPRINGS, GA - Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirmed that an employee
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
LITHIA SPRINGS, GA - Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirmed that an employee was involved in a shooting incident at Lithia Springs High School located at 2520 E County Line Rd., Lithia Springs, Ga. Sgt. Jesse Hambrick confirmed that no students... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Fire destroys auto business in small town of MillervilleMILLERVILLE, Minn. (AP) - Fire has destroyed a business in the small town of Mi
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 days ago
MILLERVILLE, Minn. (AP) - Fire has destroyed a business in the small town of Millerville. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says firefighters responded to the Millerville Auto Center about 11 p.m. Wednesday. The building was engulfed and later... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Central Minnesota county enacts no-wake watercraft rule after...slow down and use caution when operating near the shore of all lakes within the
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
slow down and use caution when operating near the shore of all lakes within the county while the water remains high. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office Water Patrol and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers will be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Man murders ex-girlfriend and kills daughter in double murder-suicideand killing her before turning the gun on himself He then killed his daughter
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
and killing her before turning the gun on himself He then killed his daughter before committing suicide, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Their bodies were discovered in the wetlands. Berg's car was discovered in the parking... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Authorities investigate deaths of man, woman and 3wetlands area near Lawrence, and a woman who is believed to be the girl's mothe
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
wetlands area near Lawrence, and a woman who is believed to be the girl's mother was fatally shot about 10 miles away. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that the woman was discovered first. Deputies found her around 1:30... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Two Men Sought in Harrah's Stabbing and Robbery in StatelineThe Douglas County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify and find several pers
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 days ago
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office is trying to identify and find several persons of interest in a stabbing at Harrah's Lake Tahoe Hotel and Casino. They say that early Sunday morning, around 3:10 a.m., deputies were called to Harrah's for a report... Read more
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OregonLive.com
As wildfires rip through Oregon, Gov. Brown green lights more resourcesevacuation notices have been issued for residents from Moore Hill Lane to Dry C
OregonLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
evacuation notices have been issued for residents from Moore Hill Lane to Dry Creek along Oregon 138 East, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The designation means residents should be ready to leave their homes at a moment's notice.... Read more
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OregonLive.com
New wildfires, evacuation notices have southern Oregon on alertevacuation notices have been issued for residents from Moore Hill Lane to Dry C
OregonLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
evacuation notices have been issued for residents from Moore Hill Lane to Dry Creek along Oregon 138 East, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. The designation means residents should be ready to leave their homes at a moment's notice.... Read more
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ajc.com
NFL player arrested after armed robbery of cellphone storeThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution Quanterus Smith (Credit: Douglas County Sheri
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Quanterus Smith (Credit: Douglas County Sheriff's Office) A former NFL player who played high school football in Gwinnett County was one of two men arrested in connection with the armed robbery of an AT&T store in... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Applications for Carson City Sheriff’s Citizens Academy due FridaySmith at 775-283-7810 for information or to pick up an application during busin
Nevada Appeal / Posted 14 days ago
Smith at 775-283-7810 for information or to pick up an application during business hours. Recommended Stories For You The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will also hold its Senior Citizen's Law Enforcement Academy Sept. 11 through... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Douglas County Sheriff's Office Welcomes New DeputyHe also works as a seasonal firefighter and on ski patrol at Heavenly Valley Sk
KTVN Reno / Posted 14 days ago
He also works as a seasonal firefighter and on ski patrol at Heavenly Valley Ski Resort. Deputy Tremaine will be assigned to the Jail Division under the leadership of Captain Jim Halsey. (Douglas County Sheriff's Office contributed to this repo... Read more
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Daily Mail
Two killed in tandem skydiving accident in Nevadaknow why. We don't know how.' Chrouch said his company has never experienced a
Daily Mail / Posted 19 days ago
know why. We don't know how.' Chrouch said his company has never experienced a incident of this magnitude before. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the accident. Chrouch says the... Read more
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CBS News
Skydiving incident leaves 2 dead, many mystifieda single harness and had been connected to one parachute and also had a reserve
CBS News / Posted 19 days ago
a single harness and had been connected to one parachute and also had a reserve parachute, said Capt. Dan Coverley of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Coverley and other officials did not disclose whether the parachute did not open or whether... Read more
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ABC News
2 killed in Nevada sky-diving accident near Lake Tahoea single harness and had been connected to one parachute and also had a reserve
ABC News / Posted 19 days ago
a single harness and had been connected to one parachute and also had a reserve parachute, said Capt. Dan Coverley of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Coverley and other officials did not disclose whether the parachute did not open or whether... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
2 killed in Nevada sky diving accident near Lake Tahoea single harness and had been connected to one parachute and also had a reserve
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
a single harness and had been connected to one parachute and also had a reserve parachute, said Capt. Dan Coverley of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Coverley and other officials did not disclose whether the parachute did not open or whether... Read more
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KTVN Reno
2 confirmed dead in Nevada sky-diving accidentin Reno reports one of the victims was an instructor and the other was a touris
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
in Reno reports one of the victims was an instructor and the other was a tourist. No other details have been released. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office didn't immediately return calls to the AP seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The Associated... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
2 confirmed dead in Nevada sky diving accidentairport. KTVN-TV in Reno reports one of the victims was an instructor and the
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
airport. KTVN-TV in Reno reports one of the victims was an instructor and the other was a tourist. No other details have been released. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office didn't immediately return calls to the AP seeking comment.Other Stat... Read more
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KTVN Reno
FAA probes report of 2 dead in Nevada sky-diving accidentin Reno reports one of the victims was an instructor and the other was a touris
KTVN Reno / Posted 20 days ago
in Reno reports one of the victims was an instructor and the other was a tourist. No other details have been released. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office didn't immediately return calls to the AP seeking comment. Copyright 2017 The Associated... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Traffic study, speed monitoring coming to Parker street where boy was hit by carPARKER, Colo. — Neighbors reached out to Denver7 concerned about safety at a Pa
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 21 days ago
PARKER, Colo. — Neighbors reached out to Denver7 concerned about safety at a Parker intersection, and now the Douglas County Sheriff's Office is promising change. The latest accident at the Stonegate Parkway intersection near Crestview Drive was a... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Traffic study, speed monitoring coming to Parker street where boy was hit by carPARKER, Colo. — After five accidents in just three years time at a Parker inter
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 21 days ago
PARKER, Colo. — After five accidents in just three years time at a Parker intersection, Douglas County Sheriff's Office officials say change is likely to happen. The latest accident at the Stonegate Parkway intersection near Crestview Drive left a... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Woman arrested in hit-run; denies involvement in crash that hurt boyaccused of hitting a little boy with her SUV and then taking off Tuesday in Par
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 28 days ago
accused of hitting a little boy with her SUV and then taking off Tuesday in Parker remains behind bars Wednesday. And the Douglas County Sheriff's Office gives a lot of credit to the public for her arrest. The accident happened about 11:50 a.m.... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Voluntary evacuations near fire have endedNevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in
KTVN Reno / Posted 28 days ago
Nevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in place for areas near Gardnerville. The Douglas County sheriff's office tells the Reno Gazette-Journal (http://on.rgj.com/2utwEAA) the fire has now spread to 3,130... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Voluntary evacuations near fire have endedNevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
Nevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in place for areas near Gardnerville. The Douglas County sheriff's office tells the Reno Gazette-Journal (http://on.rgj.com/2utwEAA) the fire has now spread to 3,130... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office searching for vehicle that seriously injured 11-yr-oldThe passenger side sustained some damage and has a mirror broken. It was last
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 29 days ago
The passenger side sustained some damage and has a mirror broken. It was last seen traveling northbound on Stonegate Parkway towards Pine Grove Lane in Parker. If you have any info, contact the Douglas County Sheriff's Office at 303... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Nevada wildfire expands, prompts voluntary evacuationsNevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in
KTVN Reno / Posted 29 days ago
Nevada continues to grow, prompting officials to keep voluntary evacuations in place for areas near Gardnerville. The Douglas County sheriff's office tells the Reno Gazette-Journal (http://on.rgj.com/2utwEAA ) the fire has now spread to 3,130... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Precautionary Advisory Sent to Residents Near Gardnerville WildfireThe Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a precautionary advisory was sent out
KTVN Reno / Posted 30 days ago
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a precautionary advisory was sent out to residents near Ray May Way near Gardnerville after a lightning-sparked fire broke out early Monday morning. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says the Preacher Fire... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Crews fight wildfire in Castle RockPhoto: Douglas County Sheriff's Office CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Firefighters were
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 1 months ago
Photo: Douglas County Sheriff's Office CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Firefighters were on the scene of a small wildfire near the Terrain neighborhood in northeast Castle Rock Friday afternoon. It was burning on about three acres in a wooded area near... Read more

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