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Detroit Man Takes Plea Deal In Officer's Killing, Avoids Life

September 26, 2011
A Detroit man set to go on trial for first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Livonia police officer pleaded no contest this morning to second-degree murder, sparing himself a prison term of life without parole.

Two Calif. Cops Face Felony Charges In Beating Death

September 21, 2011
Orange County prosecutors today filed felony charges against two of the six Fullerton (Calif.) Police officers involved in the fatal beating of a homeless man in July, the district attorney's officer announced.

Prosecutor: Suspects Partied After Killing Officer

September 20, 2011
A South Side man seeking to avenge an earlier shooting killed Chicago Police Officer Alejandro "Alex" Valadez in a volley of bullets, then drove to a friend's house where he partied with his buddies, prosecutors told jurors today as his trial opened.

Woman Convicted of Killing CHP Officer Was on Meth

August 5, 2011
A jury convicted Kaylee Weisenberg of second-degree murder and gross vehicular manslaughter on Friday in the death of a California Highway Patrol officer who had stopped to assist a disabled vehicle.

Chicago Cop's Accused Killer Denied Bail

July 27, 2011
Antwon Carter, 24, has been charged with murder and attempted robbery in the fatal shooting of Officer Michael Bailey. As detectives investigated the case, Carter was sitting in the Illinois Department of Corrections on a parole violation.

Three Charged In Death of San Diego Cop

July 26, 2011
Murder charges have been filed against three people in the shooting death of a San Diego (Calif.) Police officer, while he was storming an apartment in October.

Casey Anthony Sentenced for Lying to Police

July 7, 2011
Orange County, Fla., Chief Judge Belvin Perry sentenced Casey Anthony this morning for lying to police, giving her four years in jail and credit for the time she's already served since 2008. She's scheduled for a July 13 release.

Man Charged In Killing Memphis Officer Eligible for Death Penalty

July 6, 2011
The 22-year-old man accused of killing a police officer and his wife's ex-husband will face two charges of first-degree murder, which could bring the death penalty.

15-Year-Old Faces First Degree Murder In Canadian Cop's Death

June 30, 2011
The teen's name will not be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. He was charged late Tuesday night in the hospital where he remains in serious condition. Under the Criminal Code of Canada, killing a police officer with or without intent results in an automatic first-degree murder charge.

Poplawski's Vest Stopped Police Rounds

June 23, 2011
One of Officer Mayhle's eight, .40-caliber rounds was recovered from Poplawski's vest. Investigators also matched casings found inside the home with Mayhle's service weapon.

Pittsburgh Ambush Trial: Poplawski Confessed In Phone Calls

June 22, 2011
Richard Poplawski admitted in phone calls to a friend and 911 dispatchers he was killing police officers at his home, witnesses testified Tuesday in his capital murder trial.

Trial Begins In Killing of Three Pittsburgh Officers

June 20, 2011
Deputy District Attorney Mark V. Tranquilli told Dauphin County jurors he expected the trial to last about two weeks, and said the case was about "fallen heroes and potentially fallen heroes."

Trial Date Set for Teen Accused of Murdering St. Pete Cop

June 7, 2011
A trial date has been set for the teenager accused of killing a St. Petersburg police officer. Nicholas Lindsey will go on trial December 12 in the shooting death of Officer David Crawford.

Illegal Immigrant Charged with Border Agent's Murder

May 7, 2011
Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, 34, from El Fuerte in northern Sinaloa, became the first person charged in Agent Terry's Dec. 14 shooting. Osario-Arellanes was charged with second-degree murder and is not believed to be the shooter.

California Deputy Arrested for Murder

May 2, 2011
Deputy Kari Abbey was arrested Monday for second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter in the death of 31-year-old Rita Elias on Sept. 24.

L.A. Gang Member Convicted of Murder Tattooed Crime Scene On Chest

April 25, 2011
Anthony Garcia, 22, had tattooed the crime scene of a 2004 liquor store shooting on his chest, helping deputies solve the open case.

Trial Begins for Man Accused of Killing Border Patrol Agent

March 30, 2011
Jesus Navarro, 25, is facing charges of second-degree murder and conspiracy to distribute marijuana. His attorneys say he wasn't the one behind the wheel of the vehicle that struck border agent Luis Aguilar in January 2008.

Jury Recommends Death for Murderer Who Threatened to Kill Them

March 29, 2011
In other testimony, he pointed at a juror and said, "I wish I could cut his head off." He also said, "If I had an AK-47, I'd kill every last one of you."

Former NYPD Cop Strangled Wife, Dumped Body, Prosecutors Say

March 24, 2011
Coello, who was a New York City police officer for four years until he resigned in 2000, was a person of interest in the disappearance of Tina Adovasio, 40. The 38-year-old Coello had previously faced domestic violence charges.

Okla. Deputy Searching for Meth Lab Finds Ex-Wife's Remains

February 28, 2011
Carol Stallings Grannon disappeared in 1999, while living with Jeffery Joseph Grannon, who has been arrested and charged with killing her and hiding her body in a storm drain.
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