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Cop whose 3-year-old son shot sister charged with manslaughter

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A police officer in Marysville, WA, whose 3-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his 7-year-old sister in March has been charged with manslaughter. Officer Carlile, his wife and their four children, ages 1-7, were on a car ride when they stopped to visit a friend. Carlile and his wife got out of the van, leaving his .38 […]

New Jersey police officer accused of luring 12-year-old girl

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Prosecutors say that Woodland Park, New Jersey, police officer Steven E. Vigorito, Jr., 39, has been accused of luring a 12-year-old girl whom he met while responding to an unrelated call for assistance at her home. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes said that Vigorito was arrested while on duty Tuesday night and that he has […]

Chicago police abuse daycare parking

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Police officers in Chicago are being accused of misusing daycare parking. A daycare in the Chicago Loop pays the city $350 per year for two loading zone parking spots directly in front of it. It would appear that the Chicago officers and other government workers are abusing their privileges to get free parking and nothing […]

Police charge father after he offers to help girls during snow storm

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An Illinois father of three faces a potential $750 fine and possible criminal charges after he pulled over to ask two teenage girls if they needed a ride during a snow storm on March 2, 2012. Rodney Peterson says he was simply trying to be a good Samaritan by trying to help the girls, not […]

Child saves his brother from possible abduction

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Chicago Police credit a 9-year-old boy with taking his 6-year-old brother out of harm’s way when he picked him up and ran away from a man who tried to lure the two boys into his car Wednesday afternoon in the Logan Square neighborhood. According to police, the man approached the two about 2:45 p.m. and said, “Hey you, do you […]

Man charged with killing his 18-year-old daughter and 2-year-old granddaughter

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Miguel Renteria of Skokie, Illinois, has been charged with the murder of his 18-year-old daughter and his 2-year-old granddaughter. Police said that the bodies of Cynthia Renteria and her daughter Jeiloni Renteria were discovered Wednesday afternoon after Miguel called 911, admitting that he “had just killed” them. Officers arrived at Renteria’s house and arrested the 39-year-old man outside. Police said they found his […]

Toddler used as decoy by babysitters

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While attempting to steal beer from a Meijer  in South Bend Indiana, a couple who were watching a 2-year-old at the time, used the toddler to hide the liquor. “It appears they put this child on top of a blanket, which was on top of some alcohol they were trying to conceal, and sort of […]

Amber Alert not issued for missing autistic boy in Kentucky

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The search is still on for 7-year-old Randall Leon Chesser.  No Amber Alert has been issued for a 7-year-old autistic Kentucky boy – who is unable to communicate – missing since around 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 24.  Authorities state they do not have any evidence to lead them to believe it was abduction, so […]

Ohio teen dies after being hit with stun gun

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Student went into cardiac arrest after being TaseredAn Ohio teenager has died after having a stun gun used on him by police. Everette Howard, 18, was attending college prep classes at the University of Cincinnati over the summer. When campus police officers were called to one of the school’s dormitories after reports of an assault, […]

Australian bomb girl is now safe after 10 hour ordeal

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Police have successfully removed a collar bomb which was attached to her neckAustralian police have managed to successfully rescue an 18-year-old girl who was wearing a necklace bomb. The girl, whose identity has now been revealed as Madeleine Pulver, phoned the police after a man in a balaclava broke into the family’s home on Millionaire […]

Police discover teenage girl strapped with bomb in Australia

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Bomb experts are believed to be fighting to defuse the bomb, at a large mansion in SydneyAustralian police have found a teenage girl wearing a ‘collar bomb’ – explosives which are strapped around her neck. The 18-year-old girl was inside a mansion along a street known as ‘Millionaires Row': it is being reported that a […]

Chinese police rescue 89 kidnapped infants in July

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A crackdown on human trafficking by Chinese police this month has resulted in 369 arrests and 89 kidnapped infants being rescued according to state media. In a raid in mid-July, police  rescued eight infants (aged 10 days to 7 months) who had been drugged with sleeping pills. They also detained 39 suspects believed to be […]

Man arrested after throwing infant at cops

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At about 12:30 AM on Monday, a man allegedly kidnapped a baby, then threw the child at approaching officers, according to police. Two police officers responded to a report of a domestic incident in the Lawndale neighborhood on the west side of Chicago. On arrival, they saw the man down the street with a baby in his arms. When the officers approached […]

34-year-old man shoots 7 dead, including his own 10-year-old daughter

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He then turned the gun on himself after the shooting in Grand Rapids, MichiganA 34-year-old man named as Rodrick Shonte Dantzler started a manhunt across Michigan as he sped from one house to another. Rodrick Shonte Dantzler was involved in a high-speed car crash from one house in Grand Rapids to another, after it was […]

Police shoot hostage-taker at Kindergarten

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Malaysian police end hostage situation by shooting the machete-wielding manThe man who entered a Kindergarten in Malaysia armed with a hammer and a machete has been shot. Officers say the man is in critical condition, and all hostages have been released from the building. The hostage drama had already been going on for 6 hours, […]

Police plan for newlyweds Will and Kate

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make their Canadian debut in Ottawa on June 30 and the police are gearing up. Police-escort officers undergo intense training for such occasions monthly for two years before they are considered ready to escort dignitaries. The escort involves high-speeds (over 60 mph), is very high-stress, and is one […]

Police officer shoots and kills son in self defense

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Montgomery County, PA officials report that a Hatfield Township police lieutenant was forced to shoot and kill his teenage son in self-defense at their home on Wednesday afternoon. A press release from Towamencin police and Montgomery County detectives reports that Lt. Eric B. Schmitz was cooperating with the investigation while being treated at a local hospital for wounds […]

Cop suspended for issuing ticket to 7-year-old

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A police officer in Louisville, Kentucky, has found himself suspended for just over two weeks after complaints that he wrote a ticket to a 7-year-old who had thrown a ball and hit the officer’s vehicle. According to the Courier-Journal, an internal investigation by the Louisville Metro Police Department concluded that Officer Cody Chapelle had “violeated […]

Parents say cop handcuffed their son for having sex with cop's stepdaughter

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A mom and dad are accusing a San Jose police officer for pretending to arrest their 15-year-old son after the cop found out he had been having sex with his 14-year-old stepdaughter. A criminal investigation into the matter is under way, and the parents claim to have captured part of the incident on video using […]

High school student shot and killed by police

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A 17-year-old in Fresno, California was shot and killed as a police officer tried to defend himself from the teen, who had clubbed him with a baseball bat and was charging at him again. While we understand the cop felt threatened since the teenager was the size of a large adult — 6 feet tall, […]

Cop suspended for hassling skateboarders

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The inner old man in us at first said, “You get those little skateboarding punks, officer!” But then we read the “deets”, as the cool kids say, and checked out the video of the incident that recently surfaced on YouTube, and it seems he might have stepped a bit over the line: The video shows […]