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Keeping a Holiday Gang Truce

January 11, 2013
I don't remember any of these holiday truces actually working, but like those classic holiday movies they seem to make us all feel good for the moment, even if they are works of fiction.

Ore. Holiday Mall Shooter Kills 2, Turns Gun On Self

December 11, 2012
A gunman who opened fire inside a Portland-area shopping mall killed two people and wounded a third, before turning the gun on himself on Tuesday afternoon.

USC Upgrades Security After Halloween Shooting

November 6, 2012
In the wake of last week's shooting on campus, USC on Tuesday announced a new set of heightened security measures, including visitor restrictions and mandatory identification checks on anyone seeking to enter the main campus between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m.

USC Halloween Party Shooting Leaves 4 Injured

November 1, 2012
Police arrested two suspects Wednesday for shooting four people at a Halloween party at the University of Southern California that left one in critical condition.

Police: Pa. Man Pushed Kids, Attacked Officer To Get Candy

October 16, 2012
A Carlisle (Pa.) Police officer needed his TASER to subdue a 51-year-old man who pushed children aside so he could get candy tossed to attendees of a Halloween parade.

L.A. Sheriff Seizes 20,000 Pounds of Illegal Fireworks

July 4, 2012
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies seized 20,000 pounds of illegal fireworks during busts in East Los Angeles, Willowbrook, and Norwalk during the past week.

City Pays $1.8M In Fatal Police Shooting of Philly Bystander

March 26, 2012
The city of Philadelphia has agreed to pay $1.8 million to the family of a man killed by stray police gunfire during the pursuit of an armed suspect on New Year's Eve 2008.

Man Slaps Ga. Police Horse at St. Patrick's Festival

March 20, 2012
Sebastian Konrad Laski slapped the horse on the rear at about 1 a.m. Sunday while officers were maintaining crowd control. Laski ran from arresting officers and continued to resist arrest after losing his shirt.

Texas Santa Gunman Likely 'Snapped'

December 28, 2011
A father who killed six family members in a Texas apartment on Christmas while dressed as Santa planned the crime, but didn't commit an "honor" killing, police said.

Gunman Dressed As Santa Kills 7 In Texas

December 27, 2011
An estranged father and husband dressed as Santa killed two families on Christmas morning after their opened presents.

The Potential Hazards of Project Blue Light

December 6, 2011
When you see police union stickers doing double-duty as "Break Window Here" decals and non-cops getting physically assaulted for wearing cop-related attire, you have to wonder if a Project Blue Light display of respect couldn't come back to bite us and our loved ones.

N.C. Cop Given Paid Leave for Alleged Beer-Bottle Attack

November 30, 2011
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police recruiting officer has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon after he allegedly smashed a beer bottle against the head of another player during a Thanksgiving Day poker game in Massachusetts

Black Friday Begins with Violence

November 25, 2011
The holiday shopping season got off to a violent start on Black Friday when a Los Angeles woman pepper-sprayed other customers to get her hands on an Xbox and a South Carolina robbery of shoppers ended in gunfire.

Responding to a Code Z

November 14, 2011

A plethora of TV shows, movies, and novels explore all types of the undead or living dead. Future generations will no doubt attribute this fixation to one or another of our social ills, and one certainly has to admit that there must be some strange social collective fear that has made these critters the subject of so much attention.

Two Dead, 13 Injured In New Orleans Halloween Shootings

November 1, 2011
Halloween violence erupted in New Orleans, as shootings in the French Quarter and other neighborhoods left two men dead and 13 people injured.

"Scarf Face" Robber Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison

July 6, 2011
During both robberies, Lonnie Troy wore a hooded jacket, gloves, and a black scarf over the bottom half of his face, and brandished a chrome-plated long-barrel .45-caliber revolver. As Troy left both stores, he wished the clerks, "Merry Christmas."

Massachusetts Officer Injured Breaking Up New Year's Fight

January 3, 2011
Officer Daniel Hemingway reportedly has several broken facial bones after allegedly being assaulted early Saturday by 21-year-old Gideon Docimo of West Brookfield.

Getting Through the Holidays

December 23, 2010
Amidst the craziness of midnight callouts for family gatherings gone wrong, take a minute this holiday season to reflect on what you have and the good that you do.

Armed Man In Santa Suit Robs Rhode Island Bar

December 21, 2010
A bartender had been getting the bar at the yacht club ready when a man, described as large and wearing a Santa hat, white beard, a red Santa suit jacket and jeans, walked in and produced a shotgun or rifle-type gun from a Santa bag.

Halloween DUI Wore Breathalyzer Costume

November 3, 2010
A Lincoln (Neb.) PD officer pulled over the Ford F-150 truck driven erratically by Matthew Nieveen, 19. Nieveen's blood alcohol level was more than twice the state's .08 limit.
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