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Handcuffed Couple Tried to Grab Utah Trooper’s Gun

20 hours 21 minutes ago
“We could see he was actively inhaling paint by spraying green spray paint into a bag and huffing it. The male had green paint on his hands, clothes, and face. The male seemed intoxicated,” the trooper's affidavit states. “After ignoring several commands to exit the vehicle, the male finally exited after finishing his abuse of the inhalant and was taken into custody.”
Staff

Tips for Keeping the Peace This Inauguration Day

20 hours 37 minutes ago
DC is essentially a fortress full of troops this week, so it seems pretty certain that there will not be a repeat of the mayhem of Jan. 6 during the inauguration. But in other cities, security is going to be your job.
Doug Wyllie

CA Sheriff's Detective Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gunfight

21 hours 21 minutes ago
Friday night, members of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Gang Suppression Unit (GSU) found a car connected to an investigation, the sheriff's office said. Two people were sitting inside of the car. The detectives tried to "make contact" with the people in the car, but at some point during the encounter, shots were fired.
Staff

L.A. Prosecutors Try to Drop Special Enhancements for Accused Cop Killers, Judges Reject Requests

3 days 19 hours ago
Superior Court Judge Hayden Zacky ruled that it was “not in the interest of justice'' to dismiss the special circumstance allegations of murder of a peace officer in the performance of his duties and murder to avoid or prevent a lawful arrest, along with gun allegations, against Kenneth Earl Gay, now 63, in connection with the June 2, 1983, slaying of Officer Paul Verna.
Staff

3 NY Officers Injured Saving Man from Burning Motel

4 days 19 hours ago
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies called to the scene briefly spoke with someone through the door of room 112, but the person stopped responding. With the help of the property manager, they got the door open and found the room was filled with smoke.
Staff

FBI Issues Alert to Police Chiefs Warning of Extremist Threats

4 days 20 hours ago
In the call with police chiefs, Christopher Wray, the FBI director, and Kenneth Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, warned about potential attacks on state capitols, federal buildings, the homes of congressional members and businesses, according to one of the chiefs on the call.
Staff

CA Deputy Kills Mountain Lion Stalking Trail Walkers

4 days 21 hours ago
The deputy was responding to 911 calls from a couple walking on a bike trail east of Placerville. They were walking with their two small children in a stroller and had their two small dogs with them. They were being followed by an adult mountain lion for about 10 minutes.
Staff

A Failure of Leadership: The Mayhem in DC

5 days 20 hours ago
Local and federal authorities were warned that people gathering for the rally led by President Donald J. Trump might go sideways and get unruly—yet they were woefully unprepared for what unfolded.
Doug Wyllie
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