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Dozens of Street Racers Arrested Outside Atlanta

Authorities said deputies and officers went from car to car and arrested all 88 suspects in the street racing crew.

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Street Racers Block Colorado Highway

The Aurora Police Department tweet, which went out about 12:08 AM, reads: "There are reportedly 600 vehicles involved intentionally blocking the shoulders preventing police from accessing the area. There are reports of fireworks and smoke and weapons being waved. Stay out of area while officers try to address the situation."

Missouri Officers Break Up "Sideshow" with Spike Strips

Capt. David Jackson said police received several reports Tuesday night of sideshow activity across the city. Jackson said callers reported “street racers, dangerous driving and shots fired.”

WA Officer Drives Through Crowd After Patrol Vehicle Mobbed

Tacoma police spokeswoman Wendy Haddow said the officer sped out of the scene for his own safety, fearing that the crowd might break the vehicle’s windows and hurt him.

Miami Beach Cops Bust Justin Bieber for Racing, Resisting, DUI

“Why the f--- did you stop me?'” Bieber asked Officer Fulgencio Medina, who cornered him as he was peeling down Pine Tree Drive at 55 to 60 mph in a yellow Lamborghini, according to police report. The speed limit on that stretch of residential street is 30.

Video: Texas Officer Struck by Deputy's Vehicle During Pursuit

An Odessa, Texas, police officer was run over by a truck driven by an Ector County Sheriff’s Department deputy Saturday night.

Fired Dallas Officer Lied About Man Striking Him

A Dallas Police officer who was fired last summer has pleaded guilty to lying about a man striking him with a vehicle. Eric Watts, 32, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of making a false report and faces two years of probation.

Death Race

There's probably no more frightening sound in the world than the voice of someone who is truly broken. They speak in halting patterns. Every word that they utter comes from a deep well of sorrow. As cops, you spend a lot of time with broken people, including husbands whose soul mates have died in tragic accidents.

Street Racing

Today, street racing is a problem in almost every American community, as technology such as the Internet and text messaging have made it easy to stage underground races for substantial audiences.

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How to Crack Down on Street Racing

Street racing of automobiles has been an American tradition since the early 1950s and probably long before. It’s not hard to imagine the first owners of Model T Fords staring each other down as they ran their “Tin Lizzies” down the rutted roads of the early 20th century. But the hey-day of street racing was the “I Like Ike” era when kids in souped-up Chevys and Fords would race for car titles and teenage glory.