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Suspect Threatens Trooper with Voodoo Curse After Racist Rant

August 8, 2013
A drunk-driving suspect unleashed a racist tirade and threatened a Massachusetts trooper with a voodoo curse after allegedly running a newspaper delivery truck off the road on Monday.

Former Minn. Officer Testifies About Attack

July 26, 2013
A former St. Paul (Minn.) Police officer testified that she suffered severe injuries from an attack by a bipolar man three years ago that ended her law enforcement career.

Tenn. Agencies Play The Blame Game After Shooting

July 16, 2013
Athens (Tenn.) Police say an officer did his job when he told a local jailer that Robert Marshall needed a mental evaluation after he was found with a pistol and prescription pills in his truck and threatened to kill himself and his wife.

Video: Cop Uses Deadly Force on Child Hostage Taker

July 1, 2013
Midwest City (Okla.) Police Chief Brandon Clabes praised the officer who saved a child by using deadly force on the man who took her hostage in a Wal-Mart in mid-June.

Feds: Sheriff's Killer Lied To Purchase Gun

June 27, 2013
The man accused of gunning down Mingo County (W.Va.) Sheriff Eugene Crum while he ate lunch in his cruiser lied about his history of mental illness to obtain firearms on five separate occasions.

Ind. Deputy Wounded, K-9 Killed In Standoff

June 25, 2013
Two Indiana State Police SWAT teams ended a 10-hour standoff late Monday with an emotionally disturbed former firefighter, who surrendered after wounding a deputy and killing a police dog.

Video: Tenn. Officers Disciplined for Rough Arrest

June 12, 2013
Three Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Department officers resigned and four others face disciplinary measures stemming from the rough arrest of a mentally ill homeless man in February.

EMT Tackles Gunman, Saves NYPD Cop

June 10, 2013
A New York City EMT is being hailed as a hero for wrestling a gun away from a crazed man who had grabbed it from an NYPD officer and shot the officer's partner in front of a Harlem hospital.

Judge Accepts Insanity Plea from James Holmes

June 4, 2013
A judge on Tuesday allowed Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, ordered him to undergo a psychiatric examination and said authorities can inspect a notebook he sent to his psychiatrist.

Illegal Gun Owners Would Be Reported To NICS Under La. Bill

May 30, 2013
Louisiana legislators approved a bill requiring information about residents banned from possessing a firearm be reported to the federal system accessed for background checks.

Mass. Cop Slasher Gets 24-26 Years

May 10, 2013
A remorseless defendant who nearly killed a Danvers (Mass.) Police patrolman in a knife attack was sentenced to 24 to 26 years in state prison by a judge who called him "a menace to society."

Colo. Theater Shooter Wants Insanity Plea

May 9, 2013
James Holmes wants to plead not guilty by reason of insanity to the killing of 12 people and the injuring of 70 others in the Aurora movie theater attack. Holmes would need the judge's permission to change his plea.

Fla. Man Gets 20 Years for Firing AK-47 at Officers

April 29, 2013
A central Florida man who tried to kill two St. Cloud Police officers in 2011 with an AK-47 was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the attack.

Connecticut's Dangerous Weapon Offender Registry

April 15, 2013
It does make logical sense to keep firearms out of the hands of people who have just been treated for psychiatric issues or adjudicated mentally ill. However, taking weapons out of the hands of people with low-level misdemeanor convictions is nothing short of excessive government overreach.

Video: Off-Duty Cop Stops Hawaiian Airport Attack

April 5, 2013
An off-duty Pinole (Calif.) Police officer came to the aid of a TSA officer at the Honolulu airport, after a homeless woman with a history of mental illness began assaulting the woman.

Sheriff's Accused Killer Had Mental Problems

April 4, 2013
The man accused of killing a West Virginia sheriff Wednesday had spent time in a psychiatric hospital and experienced mental problems caused by exposure to harmful chemicals. He reportedly didn't have a grudge against law enforcement.

New Details Emerge About Tucson Shooter

March 28, 2013
Nearly 3,000 pages of newly released investigative reports on the Gabrielle Giffords shooting reveal a suspect who slowly became unhinged as those around him attempted to intervene.

Thousands Remember Slain Va. Trooper

March 13, 2013
Thousands of well-wishers attended the Tuesday memorial service for a fallen Virginia State Police trooper who was remembered as a dedicated public servant.

Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea for Colo. Theater Shooter

March 12, 2013
A Colorado judge entered a not guilty plea for suspected Aurora theater shooter James Holmes over the objections of his attorneys who argued they needed more time to respond to charges.

Colo. Theater Shooter Considers Insanity Plea

March 4, 2013
Lawyers for Aurora theater-shooting suspect James Holmes are challenging the constitutionality of Colorado's laws for insanity pleas, introducing a complicated new argument into his case.
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