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Murder and attempted murder charges against seven New Orleans police officers, accused of shooting unarmed civilians on the Danziger Bridge after Hurricane Katrina, were tossed out by Criminal District Court Judge Raymond Bigelow, who concluded that an Orleans Parish prosecutor tainted the secrecy of the grand jury process by showing a piece of testimony to another officer.
Waukegan, Ill., police shot and killed a man today after he struck an officer in the head with a hammer, police said.
Denver police confirmed today that a granular substance found inside an upscale Denver hotel room is sodium cyanide.
A group suspected of trying to illegally enter the United States Tuesday night near San Diego threw rocks at Border Patrol agents who later responded by opening fire on a pair of suspects in Mexico, striking one in the buttocks, according to authorities.
Calling gangs a ''nationwide pandemic'' that have harnessed the Internet for recruiting and cybercrime, Miami-Dade's top gang prosecutor on Tuesday urged tougher enforcement and stepped-up prevention efforts.
The Los Angeles Police Department has been denied nearly $500,000 in federal funds it would have received to help clear its backlog of unexamined DNA samples from crime scenes because of a bureaucratic mistake that LAPD brass blamed on a low-level administrator.
A Maryland mayor is asking the federal government to investigate why SWAT team members burst into his home without knocking and shot his two dogs to death in a mistaken drug raid.The raid last week was carried out by the Prince George's County Sheriff's Department after a package containing marijuana was mailed to the home of Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo.
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In a Nazareth, Pa., fire Tuesday, two police officers kicked in the door of a home on Belvidere Street and rescued a sleeping 14-year-old boy. Unlike Hollywood, where the door crashes down in one swift kick, this one needed five or six tries.