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Houston Chronicle
Houston police to start using dangerous anti-terrorist driving tactic to end vehicle pursuitsThe Houston Police Department will begin allowing officers to use a controversi
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
The Houston Police Department will begin allowing officers to use a controversial chase maneuver -- prohibited by many departments across the nation -- saying it will allow them to end vehicle pursuits more quickly. Department and union officials... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Houston police warn drivers of 'wobbly wheel' scamIf a stranger tells you that you are having wheel trouble, beware, says the Hou
Houston Chronicle / Posted 5 hours ago
If a stranger tells you that you are having wheel trouble, beware, says the Houston Police Department. It seems this scam makes the rounds every few years. HPD's Major Offenders Division has become aware of a new scam in Houston, where drivers are... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Police arrest man dancing in the freewaynorth Houston; they tried to pull him over in the 7400 Homestead for a traffic
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
north Houston; they tried to pull him over in the 7400 Homestead for a traffic violation, said Lt. Larry Crowson with the Houston Police Department. Instead, the man drove off. Officers trailed him onto the Loop 610 North, then I-45, north of... Read more
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11 News Houston
Dancing suspect taken into custody after lengthy chaseafter leading officers on a chase from the north side of town to the south side
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
after leading officers on a chase from the north side of town to the south side overnight. According to officers with the Houston Police Department, it was around 12:55 a.m. Thursday when an officer tried to stop a suspect for a traffic violation... Read more
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11 News Houston
Person fatally shot in the head in Third WardA person was shot and killed in Third Ward on Wednesday night, police say. Acc
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
A person was shot and killed in Third Ward on Wednesday night, police say. According to the Houston Police Department, the shooting happened in the 3500 block of Rosalie Street near Scott Street. Police confirmed the victim was shot in the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Remains of murder victim found in Jefferson County field in 2016 are Houston man missing since 2014was filed by his family in September, 2014, Detectives with the sheriff's offi
11 News Houston / Posted yesterday
was filed by his family in September, 2014, Detectives with the sheriff's office are working with investigators from the houston Police Department to solve the case. If you have any information about who Beers may have been with prior to his... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Lyft passenger charged with hate crime accused of jumping bailThe driver was able to get back to his car and drive away, with Dunn apparently
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
The driver was able to get back to his car and drive away, with Dunn apparently chasing the car. The driver called the Houston Police Department and said he believed Dunn would have killed him if he hadn't escaped. About 15 minutes later,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Lyft passenger charged with hate crime accused of jumping bailThe driver was able to get back to his car and drive away, with Dunn apparently
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
The driver was able to get back to his car and drive away, with Dunn apparently chasing the car. The driver called the Houston Police Department and said he believed Dunn would have killed him if he hadn't escaped. About 15 minutes later,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Lyft passenger charged with hate crime accused of jumping bailThe driver was able to get back to his car and drive away, with Dunn apparently
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
The driver was able to get back to his car and drive away, with Dunn apparently chasing the car. The driver called the Houston Police Department and said he believed Dunn would have killed him if he hadn't escaped. About 15 minutes later,... Read more
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Breitbart
WATCH: University of Houston Pro-Palestinian Activists Disrupt David Horowitzrecounted that roughly 40 students and Houston community members waiting in lin
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
recounted that roughly 40 students and Houston community members waiting in line got turned away by the University of Houston Police Department (UHPD). “I specifically asked UHPD to let in the people who were there for the event first and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Stolen car crashes into north Houston church after police chasewas charged with of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and felony evading arre
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
was charged with of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and felony evading arrest, said Lt. Larry Crowson with the Houston Police Department. The chase started just after midnight when Houston police officers spotted a car in the 11800... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Texas domestic violence on riseof domestic violence," said Gloria Aguilera Terry, chief executive of the Texas
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of domestic violence," said Gloria Aguilera Terry, chief executive of the Texas Council on Family Violence. The Houston Police Department operates a special-victims division and has been posting special-crimes officers at women's... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
DPS: Texas sees increase in domestic violence reportsof domestic violence," said Gloria Aguilera Terry, chief executive of the Texas
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
of domestic violence," said Gloria Aguilera Terry, chief executive of the Texas Council on Family Violence. The Houston Police Department operates a special victims division and has been posting special crimes officers at women's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Hate crimes rose US in 2016of those states that has a significant issue of under-reporting," Levin said, p
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
of those states that has a significant issue of under-reporting," Levin said, pointing to the eight hate crimes that the Houston Police Department reported last year. "It's highly unlikely the major cities in Texas are reporting the bulk of hate... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
FBI: Hate crimes rose US in 2016of those states that has a significant issue of under-reporting," Levin said, p
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
of those states that has a significant issue of under-reporting," Levin said, pointing to the eight hate crimes that the Houston Police Department reported last year. "It's highly unlikely the major cities in Texas are reporting the bulk of hate... Read more
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11 News Houston
Man fatally shot in SunnysideHOUSTON - A man was shot and killed in Sunnyside Monday afternoon, police say.
11 News Houston / Posted 3 days ago
HOUSTON - A man was shot and killed in Sunnyside Monday afternoon, police say. According to the Houston Police Department, the shooting took place at an apartment complex located in the 4100 block of Barberry around 2:40 p.m. Police say the victim... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texas sees increase in domestic violence reportsof domestic violence," said Gloria Aguilera Terry, chief executive of the Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
of domestic violence," said Gloria Aguilera Terry, chief executive of the Texas Council on Family Violence. The Houston Police Department operates a special victims division and has been posting special crimes officers at women's... Read more
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11 News Houston
1 killed in north Houston shootoutHOUSTON - A person was killed in a shootout in north Houston Sunday morning, po
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
HOUSTON - A person was killed in a shootout in north Houston Sunday morning, police say. According to the Houston Police Department, the shooting happened around 8:30 a.m. in the 400 block of W. Little York near Domino Lane. Police say there was a... Read more
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11 News Houston
Who killed Edmond Ford? Search continues for 2 suspectsseeking the public's help in finding two suspects accused of murdering a man in
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
seeking the public's help in finding two suspects accused of murdering a man in his SW Houston apartment. According to the Houston Police Department, Edmond Ford was shot to death on Nov. 12, 2016 around 8:30 a.m. at his apartment located in the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Woman, 60, reported missing from Houstonand brown eyes. It's unknown what she was wearing at the time she was last see
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
and brown eyes. It's unknown what she was wearing at the time she was last seen. Anyone with information on the woman's whereabouts is asked to call the Houston Police Department at 832-394-1840 or Texas EquuSearch at 281-309-9500. © 2017 KH... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Employee shot at Family Dollar in north HoustonAn employee was shot Friday night at a north Houston Family Dollar store, accor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
An employee was shot Friday night at a north Houston Family Dollar store, according to the Houston Police Department. The person was shot shortly after 10 p.m. at the store in the 7600 block of Jensen Drive, said Officer Todd Tyler with HPD Homicide... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man killed in Third Ward after domestic disputewas killed early Saturday morning after a violent disturbance in Third Ward inv
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
was killed early Saturday morning after a violent disturbance in Third Ward involving two other people, according to the Houston Police Department. The man was stabbed by another man and possibly shot around 1:20 a.m. at a residence on... Read more
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11 News Houston
Family Dollar employee fatally shot, search for 2 suspects- An employee at a Family Dollar in north Houston was shot and killed late Frid
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
- An employee at a Family Dollar in north Houston was shot and killed late Friday night, police say. According to the Houston Police Department, officers responded to a shooting in progress at the store located in 7600 block of Jensen around... Read more
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11 News Houston
Teen shot by alleged robbers in N. HoustonHOUSTON - A 16-year-old was shot by three robbers in north Houston late Friday
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
HOUSTON - A 16-year-old was shot by three robbers in north Houston late Friday night, police say. According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened just after 11 p.m. on E. 35th Street near Oxford. Police say three men approached... Read more
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11 News Houston
Domestic disturbance between 2 men, woman turns deadlydisturbance between two men and a woman in Third Ward turned deadly early Satur
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
disturbance between two men and a woman in Third Ward turned deadly early Saturday morning, police say. According to the Houston Police Department, the incident happened around 1:20 a.m. at a home located on Tierwester near Rosalie. Police say... Read more
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11 News Houston
Officer accused of tampering with evidence appears in courtDiaz's betrayal of the public trust and oath of office is inconsistent with the
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
Diaz's betrayal of the public trust and oath of office is inconsistent with the dedication of the men and women of the Houston Police Department (HPD) and their tireless, honorable service. While we cannot overstate our depth of disappointment,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Officer injured in northeast Houston crashHouston. The collision happened about 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ley an
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
Houston. The collision happened about 10:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ley and Wayside, said Sgt. Jose Salazar with the Houston Police Department. The HPD officer was in an unmarked car going through a green light in the westbound lanes of Ley... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
West Haven road closed due to deadly crashlast year. Watch: Suspect hands out doughnuts during robberyWatch: Suspect han
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
last year. Watch: Suspect hands out doughnuts during robberyWatch: Suspect hands out doughnuts during robbery (Source: Houston Police Department) A suspect robbing a Houston doughnut shop handed out doughnuts to customers whose cellphones he... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Serious accident closes section of Rt. 66of this week. Watch: Suspect hands out doughnuts during robberyWatch: Suspect
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 7 days ago
of this week. Watch: Suspect hands out doughnuts during robberyWatch: Suspect hands out doughnuts during robbery (Source: Houston Police Department) A suspect robbing a Houston doughnut shop handed out doughnuts to customers whose cellphones he... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Patrol Alert Slips help target burglaries in KingwoodThe Houston Police Department Kingwood Division is working to implement a bette
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
The Houston Police Department Kingwood Division is working to implement a better burglary-tracking procedure to have patrols in neighborhoods experiencing upticks in burglaries. Kingwood crime statistics provided by the HPD Kingwood Division show... Read more
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11 News Houston
HPD officer arrested on tampering with evidence chargeDiaz's betrayal of the public trust and oath of office is inconsistent with the
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
Diaz's betrayal of the public trust and oath of office is inconsistent with the dedication of the men and women of the Houston Police Department (HPD) and their tireless, honorable service. While we cannot overstate our depth of disappointment,... Read more
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11 News Houston
Mayor Turner trying to fight crime at homeless campsdrugs. No one deserves to live likes this. No one deserves to be a victim," sai
11 News Houston / Posted 7 days ago
drugs. No one deserves to live likes this. No one deserves to be a victim," said Assistant Chief Wendy Baimbridge with the Houston Police Department. The city's medical director says crews will deep clean both encampments again next week. Their... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Councilman Martin calls on Kingwood to speak outCity of Houston District E Councilman Dave Martin looked down in disbelief at t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
City of Houston District E Councilman Dave Martin looked down in disbelief at the San Jacinto River from a Houston Police Department helicopter Tuesday, Nov. 7. "It was unbelievable to see how much siltation has formed in the middle of the San... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Suspects give doughnuts to customers during Shipley robberyHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Wife of Houston officer shot in the line of duty finds home for Nick Tullier in Texasthanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty
KXXV Waco / Posted 8 days ago
thanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty. Ronny Cortez, a 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, was shot while on duty in February. He is now paralyzed from the waist down. The Cortez and... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Wife of Houston officer shot in the line of duty finds home for Nick Tullier in Texasthanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 8 days ago
thanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty. Ronny Cortez, a 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, was shot while on duty in February. He is now paralyzed from the waist down. The Cortez and... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Wife of Houston officer shot in the line of duty finds home for Nick Tullier in Texasthanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 8 days ago
thanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty. Ronny Cortez, a 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, was shot while on duty in February. He is now paralyzed from the waist down. The Cortez and... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Wife of Houston officer shot in the line of duty finds home for Nick Tullier in Texasthanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 8 days ago
thanks to the wife of a Houston police officer who was shot in the line of duty. Ronny Cortez, a 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, was shot while on duty in February. He is now paralyzed from the waist down. The Cortez and... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Wife of Houston officer shot in the line of duty finds home for Nick Tullier in TexasNick Tullier and his family to stay while Nick continues his rehab in south Tex
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 days ago
Nick Tullier and his family to stay while Nick continues his rehab in south Texas. Ronny Cortez, a 25-year veteran of the Houston Police Department was shot while on duty in February. He is now paralyzed from the waist down. The Cortez and Tullier... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Video: Robbery suspects give doughnuts to customersHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 8 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Video: Suspects give doughnuts to customers during Shipley robberyHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Video: Suspects give doughnuts to customers during Shipley robberyHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Video: Suspects give doughnuts to customers during Shipley robberyHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 9 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
EquuSearch launching 2nd search for missing 84-old Houston manblue jeans and black shoes and has a short white beard. Anyone with information
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
blue jeans and black shoes and has a short white beard. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Houston Police Department at 832-394-1840 or Texas EquuSearch at 281-309-9500. The search will be based at the Iglesia La Luz... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Video: Suspects give doughnuts to customers during Shipley robberyHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Suspects give doughnuts to customers during Shipley robberyHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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11 News Houston
Video: Suspects give doughnuts to customers during Shipley robberyHOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Dep
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
HOUSTON -- Houston Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department hope someone can help them track down three men involved in a robbery at a Shipley Do-Nut shop. The suspects are accused of aggravated robbery with a deadly... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Surveillance video shows men robbing a Houston Shipley's, giving free doughnuts to customersThe Houston Police Department is searching for three men who were caught on vid
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
The Houston Police Department is searching for three men who were caught on video robbing a Shipley's Donuts in North Houston. The robbery occurred on Oct. 16 at 2:58 p.m. at 6602 North Shepherd, the department stated on its robbery division... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Surveillance video shows men robbing a Houston Shipley's, giving free doughnuts to customersThe Houston Police Department is searching for three men who were caught on vid
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
The Houston Police Department is searching for three men who were caught on video robbing a Shipley's in North Houston. The robbery occurred on Oct. 16 at 2:58 p.m. at 6602 North Shepherd, the department stated on its robbery division page. One of... Read more
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11 News Houston
Man found shot dead near Southwest Freewaythe fatal shooting of a man found near a homeless encampment along the Southwes
11 News Houston / Posted 9 days ago
the fatal shooting of a man found near a homeless encampment along the Southwest Freeway overnight. According to the Houston Police Department, officers were dispatched at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday to call of a shooting on Caroline near... Read more
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