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November 21, 2017 - 12:48 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The mother of a U.S. Border Patrol agent who died while on patrol in West Texas says her family still doesn't know the details surrounding his death. Elvira Martinez told The...
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November 21, 2017 - 9:14 am
FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — A Maine police department is warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs. The police department in Falmouth reports a Hannaford supermarket had to discard frozen turkeys that thawed out because of a mechanical failure. Police say the problem is that someone...
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November 19, 2017 - 10:30 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Police have arrived at the official residence of Israel's prime minister in what is believed to be part of an investigation into corruption allegations. Police have previously questioned Benjamin Netanyahu over allegations that he received gifts from Hollywood and business figures...
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A man is taken into custody by officers of the Uniform Division of the U.S. Secret Service after he the jumped bike rack security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 19, 2017 - 10:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says an individual has been taken into custody after attempting to jump a security barrier on the Pennsylvania Avenue side of the White House. President Donald Trump was inside the White House during the Sunday morning incident. The Secret Service tweeted...
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SWAT team members prepare to search the neighborhood where a police officer was fatally shot Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in New Kensington, Pa. Authorities in Pennsylvania say a police officer was shot and killed while making a traffic stop and a search is underway for the gunman. (Rebecca Droke/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 12:50 am
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An intense search is underway in western Pennsylvania for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a police officer. The shooting happened shortly after 8 p.m. Friday in New Kensington, about 18 miles (29 kilometers) northeast of Pittsburgh. The officer has not been identified...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2016 file photo, Lt. Brian Rice, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray, leaves the Maryland Court of Appeals in Annapolis, Md. A police disciplinary board cleared Rice, the highest-ranking officer involved in Gray's arrest, on all administrative charges on Friday. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 17, 2017 - 1:43 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A police disciplinary board on Friday cleared the highest-ranking Baltimore officer involved in the 2015 arrest of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died from a spinal cord injury he sustained in a police van. The three-member panel ruled that Lt. Brian Rice was not guilty of all...
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November 17, 2017 - 5:10 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former police chief has pleaded guilty to stealing gambling tickets from a Pennsylvania social club. The district attorney's office says 66-year-old Howard Dougherty, of Lemoyne, pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft by unlawful taking. Police say Dougherty was the president of...
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November 16, 2017 - 10:14 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man who escaped from sheriff's deputies and triggered a manhunt that shut down schools in suburban Philadelphia earlier this year has been sentenced to six to 23 months behind bars. The (Doylestown) Intelligencer reports that 26-year-old Daniel Selby pleaded guilty in Bucks...
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November 14, 2017 - 4:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The sheriff of Philadelphia is denying allegations of sexual harassment made by several women. An administrative assistant in the office of Sheriff Jewell Williams last week filed a federal lawsuit alleging sexual come-ons and lewd remarks from 2013 to 2015. Williams said he "...
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November 13, 2017 - 8:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 2016, with increases in attacks motivated by bias against blacks, Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, according to FBI statistics released Monday. There were more than 6,100 hate crimes last year, up about 5 percent over the previous...
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