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Deputies arrest escaped inmate at his birthday party after weeks on the run

8 hours 47 minutes ago

Tanasia Kenney The Charlotte Observer A man was arrested at his own birthday party weeks after he’s accused of escaping a halfway house in Connecticut, according to authorities in Georgia. Deputies arrested Forenza Rakeem Murphy on Saturday, Oct. 1, at a family member’s home in McDonough, WAGA reported, citing the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. The 31-year-old, who deputies said was serving […]

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Connecticut candidate: People join the police to beat up others and attract "badge bunnies"

1 day 15 hours ago

You've probably never heard of Christine Maine and most likely never will again, but the Putnam Democrat, a candidate for the state General Assembly, has caused a stir across the state with her comments about police officers joining the profession for sex with women attracted to their uniforms, to drive fast and "beat people up with impunity."

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No criminal charges for Baltimore Police officers who fatally shot man with knife

5 days 10 hours ago

Darcy Costello Baltimore Sun Two Baltimore County Police officers who fatally shot a man brandishing a knife and carving fork in Essex in May will not face any criminal charges for their conduct, prosecutors said. Baltimore County Deputy State’s Attorney John P. Cox wrote in a letter on Sept. 8 that there are “no appropriate criminal charges to be brought or prosecuted regarding any of the […]

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"I'm from Chicago bro:" Man tries to rob Florida gas station but has change of heart after being outgunned

6 days 11 hours ago

A criminal from Chicago got a rude awakening when he tried to rob a gas station in the Florida Panhandle, learning that Sunshine State residents aren’t intimidated by armed men from the Windy City. Rakim Tate, a 32-year-old Chitown resident, was charged with open carrying a prohibited weapon and attempted robbery with a firearm by […]

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LAPD releases video of a man being shot after refusing to drop rifle that ended up being an airsoft gun

1 week ago

Theresa Braine New York Daily News The Los Angeles Police Department has released video footage of the day they shot a 19-year-old wielding what turned out to be a toy rifle outside his home. The incident unfolded on Sept. 17 at about 1:20 p.m., when police in the department’s Southeast Division got a call about a “family dispute,” the LAPD said […]

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Autopsy: EMTs used too much ketamine in 2019 death of Elijah McClain, officers still facing charges

1 week 1 day ago

An amended autopsy report released Friday for Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died in 2019 after an encounter with Aurora police, confirms a forensic pathologist's opinion that McClain died from "complications of ketamine administration following forcible restraint."

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LAPD Chief admits he didn't stop fake topless photo of female captain from spreading within the ranks

1 week 2 days ago

A fake nude photograph purportedly of a female LAPD captain shared by officers may have "smeared" her, but the chief of police said he didn't send a departmentwide message about it because he feared "it had the potential of becoming viral."

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