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9/11 Anniversary Terror Threat Probed, NYPD on High Alert

September 9, 2011
NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly has said police will set up additional vehicle checkpoints around the city, increase bag checks on the subway, and keep a closer eye on bridges and tunnels. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has cautioned that the threat information has not been verified.

Calif. Lawmakers Seek Open Carry Ban

September 9, 2011
Assembly Bill 144, by Democrat Assemblyman Anthony Portantino targets the "open carry" movement, which is marked by gatherings of people displaying their handguns in public places to protest gun-control laws.

Calif. Coffee Shop Cited for Nude Waitresses

September 9, 2011
San Jose (Calif.) Police are cracking down on Vietnamese coffee shops who are offering more than just sugar with their coffee. San Jose PD officers have begun citing waitresses for showing too much skin.

Ex-Chicago Cop Who Planned Hit on Fellow Officer Gets 12 Years

September 9, 2011
During the sentencing hearing, Jerome Finnegan apologized and expressed remorse. In a five-minute address to the judge, Finnigan acknowledged that he brought shame on himself and his family, and that stress and greed turned him the wrong way.

Chicago Police Dogs Named After 9/11 Responders

September 9, 2011
Officer Nick Spencer's black Labrador retriever Ggillis (with the extra "g") is named after Sgt. Rodney Gillis, an NYPD sergeant who was killed after racing into the World Trade Center.
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Glock Offers Recoil-Spring Replacement on Gen4 Pistols

September 8, 2011
The updated recoil spring for pistols that began shipping in August 2009 will "ensure each pistol's performance meets the company's demanding standards," according to a company release. There are several variations of the recoil spring assembly in the market today.
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Video: Man Dressed As Gumby Tries To Rob 7-Eleven

September 8, 2011
A suspect wearing a Gumby costume attempted to rob a San Diego-area 7-Eleven convenience store earlier this week, and was forced to leave the store after he was unable to produce a weapon.

Report: Terror Attacks from Overseas a Top Concern of LE

September 8, 2011
A spike in domestic terrorism and attacks by American citizens directed from overseas are top concerns for police departments across the country, according to a new survey by the Homeland Security Policy Institute at George Washington University.

Calif. Bill Would Impose Penalties On Prison Cellphone Smugglers

September 8, 2011
California inmates have been known to pay up to $1,000 for contraband cellphones to communicate with the outside world. The mobile devices have been used to organize street gangs, traffic drugs and intimidate witnesses.

Sheriff: IHOP Attack Worst In Carson City's History

September 8, 2011
The Carson City County (Nev.) Sheriff described a gunman's killing of four people at an IHOP restaurant this week as "the most devastating attack in Carson City's history."
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