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Mayhem erupts near pumpkin fest in New Hampshire

October 19, 2014

Associated Press KEENE, N.H. — Violent disturbances near Keene State College during an annual pumpkin festival lasted until early Sunday and involved dozens of arrests and injuries, as well as police … [...]

Judge denies Tsarnaev bid to suppress evidence

October 18, 2014

By Denise Lavoie Associated Press BOSTON — A federal judge on Friday rejected a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to throw out evidence collected during searches … [...]

Police ID NY man shot by police after stabbing rampage

October 18, 2014

Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut State Police have released the identity of a man who slashed two passengers during a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before he … [...]

Do the cases the FBI cites support encryption worries?

October 18, 2014

By Jack Gillum and Eric Tucker Associated Press WASHINGTON — The text messages captured a cover-up of unimaginable abuse: Parents had struck their toddler so often that they ultimately killed her … [...]

Risque video of armed bikini-clad women prompts police probe

October 18, 2014

By Brady McCombs Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY — A risque video shot in conservative Utah featuring bikini-clad women firing high-powered weapons and riding in tanks for a pinup calendar has raised … [...]

Report: Ferguson officer says he feared for life

October 18, 2014

Associated Press WASHINGTON — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for … [...]

Lawyer: Bank robbery hostage begged for her life

October 17, 2014

Associated Press STOCKTON, Calif. — A California woman taken hostage during a bank robbery and killed by police in an ensuing shootout begged for her life as she was dragged away by kidnappers, a … [...]

Facebook unfriends federal drug agency

October 17, 2014

By Alicia A. Caldwell Associated Press WASHINGTON — Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it’s not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations … [...]

Conn. police stymied finding ID of man in stabbing rampage

October 17, 2014

Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut State Police are stymied as they try to identify the man who slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before … [...]

SFPD cmdr. remembered for heroics at ballpark in ’89 quake

October 17, 2014

By Daniel Brown San Jose Mercury News SAN FRANCISCO — On the 25th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, Fay Vincent remembers the officer’s shoes. “My recollection is that he had on … [...]

Dallas chief ‘proud’ of officers who dealt with Ebola incidents

October 17, 2014

By Tristan Hallman The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — Dallas Police Chief David Brown said Thursday that he is “proud” of officers for their work dealing with the arrival of Ebola in the city … [...]

Officers: Cop couple shooting survivor regular PD visitor, despite investigation

October 17, 2014

By Aisling Swift Naples Daily News NAPLES, Fla. — Amy Young, a Naples Police sergeant injured in a domestic violence shooting in July that left her officer boyfriend dead, has been visiting the police … [...]

Cop who survived blue-on-blue shooting frequents PD, despite investigation

October 17, 2014

By Aisling Swift Naples Daily News NAPLES, Fla. — Amy Young, a Naples Police sergeant injured in a domestic violence shooting in July that left her officer boyfriend dead, has been visiting the police … [...]

Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

October 17, 2014

By M.L. Johnson Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee police officer fired after fatally shooting a mentally ill man told superiors he became concerned about his safety as soon as he saw the odd … [...]

Groups appeal for release of police license plate scans

October 17, 2014

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Advocacy groups have appealed a judge’s ruling that denied them access to police records of license plate scans in Los Angeles, saying they are crucial to understanding … [...]

Suspect in shooting of 2 Ill. deputies caught

October 17, 2014

By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — A man suspected of shooting two sheriff’s deputies in suburban Chicago was arrested Thursday after residents told investigators a man fitting the suspect’s … [...]

Pa. trooper hurt in barracks shooting leaves hospital

October 17, 2014

Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state trooper wounded in an ambush at a rural police barracks has been released from a hospital after almost a month of treatment. The (Scranton) Times-Tribune … [...]

Fla. high court puts limits on police phone tracking

October 16, 2014

By Gary Fineout Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In a sweeping ruling, Florida’s highest court said Thursday that police in the state have no right to use a cellphone to track someone’s … [...]

FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

October 16, 2014

By Eric Tucker and Jack Gillum Associated Press WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating … [...]

NY department gets grant for Narcan kits and training

October 16, 2014

The Daily News Online BATAVIA, N.Y. — The New York Office of the Attorney General has awarded the Batavia Police Department with grant funds from the Community Overdose Prevention Program. This will … [...]