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  • Cop who killed shoplifting suspect told he could face a killer

    LaShanda Anderson, of Philadelphia, was shot to death as police say she was trying to run down a police officer on Saturday. A police dispatcher told officers responding to a shoplifting call at a store in Deptford Township Saturday that one of the suspects was wanted in connection with an earlier homicide, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office said. So when a car sped through the store's parking lot, allegedly toward a 17-year veteran sergeant, he fired three...

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  • Milwaukee cop killed during chase remembered as funny, quiet

    A 23-year-old Milwaukee police officer died and his partner was injured when their squad car rolled over near an overpass during a high-speed chase with a motorist who had been … Click to Continue

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  • How a former cop cracked the case of the Arizona killing spree

    The suspect killed himself Monday after allegedly committing six murders.

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  • He tried to dismember his wife and burn her father after killing them, cops say

    The arrest reports for Fort Lauderdale's Cassandritz Blanc, 22, say he admitted to killing his wife, Martine Bernard, and, five days later, her father, Roosevelt Bernard. The reports say he tried to dismember her body and set his on fire.

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  • He had a knife, and an officer shot and killed him. That cop won't be charged, DA says.

    The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who shot and killed a Charlotte man armed with a knife in February will not be charged, Mecklenburg County District Attorney Spencer Merriweather said Wednesday. Charlie … Click to Continue

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  • Cop sprints towards murder suspect seconds after ‘he killed a man’

    Shocking bodycam footage taken by a police officer shows him sprinting towards gunfire and arresting a 17-year-old after he shot and killed a man in scenes reminiscent of the Wire in Baltimore.

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  • Friends say woman killed by cop had turned her life around

    LaShanda Anderson was shot while trying to run down a police officer with her vehicle following a shoplifting in Deptford Township, authorities said. LaShanda Anderson was trying to run down a cop with her SUV when the officer fired three rounds into the vehicle, killing her, authorities said. Anderson's friends and neighbors in Philadelphia aren't buying that story, though. They say she had turned her life around recently and was a great mother to her three...

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  • I'll Believe Apple Is Killing Cops' Anti-Encryption Tools When They Actually Do It

    Among the blizzard of news bits from Apple's WWDC, a much-anticipated feature has returned to the beta for iOS 12. A mode for keeping the FBI and other snoopers out of your phone. The feature has come and gone in the past, but it's looking more real and better than ever this time around. Still, I'll believe it when it's actually live. More

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  • Fired worker at large after killing ex-boss with hatchet: cops

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A man remained at large Monday after using a hatchet to kill his former boss, who was leading a workout routine at his fitness center, Tennessee authorities said. Nashville police tweeted that 36-year-old Domenic Micheli will be charged with murder. They say 46-year-old Joel Paavola was helping clients with a workout Monday...

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  • Man kills wife and her parents in triple murder-suicide: cops

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A man who expressed thoughts about suicide and was briefly hospitalized returned to a home and fatally shot his wife, her father and her stepmother before killing himself, police said. Officers responding to a report of gunshots on Monday afternoon found the four people dead in the bedroom of a home in...

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  • Teen killed best friend over who got to ride shotgun in car: cops

    A California teen faces charges after he allegedly shot and killed his best friend during a fight about getting to sit in the passenger seat of a car, authorities said. Sergio Orozco, who is from Fontana, was arrested Monday in the shooting death of 19-year-old friend Jalen Wilson, news station KFSN reported. The pals were...

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  • Ex-military cop guilty in wreck that killed her estranged husband, woman

    The onetime officer was angry after another woman arrived to pickup her husband from a visit with his children, prosecutors said. A former military police officer was found guilty Thursday of causing a car crash that killed her estranged husband and a woman he was riding with after she chased the pair on a Bordentown road. Shade Cooper Shade Cooper, 28, of East Granby, Connecticut, became enraged when another woman picked up her husband Nicholas Cooper after he...

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  • Man killed pregnant wife, threw body in trash bin: cops

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man fatally shot his pregnant wife and dumped her body in a trash bin. A Fort Lauderdale police news release says 20-year-old Martine Bernard’s body was found early Tuesday morning in an alley behind the home she shared with her husband, 22-year-old Cassandritz Blanc. Bernard was six...

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  • Gunman kills all 4 child hostages, himself after hours-long standoff: cops

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando authorities say the man who shot a police officer has killed four children he was holding hostage Monday. The children were believed to be ages 1, 6, 10 and 11. The Orlando Sentinel reports that the gunman also killed himself. Orlando police Chief John Mina said at a press conference just...

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  • Couple arrested after killing baby, putting body in hotel freezer: cops

    A Georgia couple who allegedly killed their 6-month-old son and then placed his body in a hotel freezer were arrested Monday in Florida. The couple was located at a hotel in Bronson, Florida. When local authorities arrived at the scene, one of the suspects, James Mathis, 28, of Gainesville, pulled out a handgun and attempted...

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  • He helped police nail killers. Now cops are trying to find who killed him.

    Witnesses reported a loud argument before gunshots rang out.

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  • He stole his ex-girlfriend's dog, killed it and sent her a photo, Louisiana cops say

    A Baton Rouge, Louisiana, man stole his ex-girlfriend’s dog, shot it and sent her a photo of her dead dog to warn her to break up with her current boyfriend, sheriff’s officials say. Patrick Lungley, 36, was arrested Friday.

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  • He stole his ex-girlfriend's dog, killed it and sent her a photo, Louisiana cops say

    A Baton Rouge, Louisiana, man stole his ex-girlfriend’s dog, shot it and sent her a photo of her dead dog to warn her to break up with her current boyfriend, sheriff’s officials say. Patrick Lungley, 36, was arrested Friday.

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