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Florida Officer Recovering from Shooting

The Coral Springs officer shot several times by an assault rifle-wielding robber during a police chase Saturday night should make a full recovery and be home by the weekend, his family said during a press conference. Officer Paul Kempinsky IV continued Wednesday to recover at North Broward Medical Center, undergoing yet another surgery, this time to repair a bullet wound in his arm, said his father, Paul Kempinsky III.

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Pennsylvania Woman Booked for False Abduction Report, Theft Charges Pending

Authorities are looking into additional charges of theft against Bonnie Sweeten, the Bucks County mother whose bogus claim of being kidnapped with her 9-year-old daughter set off a massive law enforcement manhunt and a national media frenzy. The saga ended yesterday at Walt Disney World, where Sweeten, 38, had flown with daughter Julia Rakoczy Tuesday after emptying thousands from various bank accounts and using a former coworker's driver's license to travel.

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Killer of Phoenix Officer Gets Death Penalty

A Maricopa County Superior Court jury deliberated barely three hours before agreeing to the death penalty for convicted cop killer Donald Delahanty on Wednesday. It might have been a foregone conclusion. Delahanty, 22, was found guilty May 5 of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Phoenix police Officer David Uribe during a traffic stop in May 2005.

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Mentally Disabled Man Convicted of Killing San Jose Cop

A mentally disabled man was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder for fatally shooting a rookie San Jose police officer in 2001. DeShawn Campbell, 29, faces life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing Officer Jeffrey Fontana with a single shot to the head from a .45-caliber pistol during a traffic stop early Oct. 28, 2001, in San Jose's Almaden Valley neighborhood.

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Metro Atlanta Agencies Join Forces for "Street Sweep"

About 30 municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies in Clayton, DeKalb, Fulton, Henry and Gwinnett counties participated in the first joint effort of its kind, which was dubbed “Operation Street Sweep.” The joint detail was designed to increase police visibility in high-crime areas and get offenders off the streets.