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  • On-Duty Winchester Police Officer Killed in Crash

    A Winchester officer was responding to a call Saturday night when he was killed in a crash. Hunter Edwards was a 4-year veteran of the Winchester Police Department. He was a member of the SWAT team and had served on the Civil Disturbance Unit. He was 30 years old. Local Owners Show Creativity on Small Business Saturday Edwards crashed on West Jubal Drive about 10:50 p.m. while responding to a call about a fight. Police say it was a single-vehicle crash. He leaves behind a wife and stepson. ...

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  • Special delivery for three KCPD officers injured in the line of duty

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A metro woman made a special delivery to three Kansas City, Missouri officers who were injured in the line of duty. Raylene Mason is the Kansas City coordinator for an organization called Quilts of Valor, which gives quilts to vets who have been touched by war. “Someone asked me if I knew about an organization that makes quilts for law enforcement, and I had really never thought about it before, so I started looking it up,” Mason said.

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  • Cancer kills firefighters. NC rarely says their deaths were in the line of duty.

    Firefighters have unusually high risks of getting some types of cancer. Firefighters in the Charlotte area are learning to protect themselves from toxic substances they face at fire scenes, but NC rarely awards line-of-duty death benefits.

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