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June 27, 2015
Police arrest woman who removed Confederate flag from SC statehouse

Police arrest woman who removed Confederate flag from SC statehouse

Bree Newsome ignored calls from police to get down from the flag pole and removed the banner - Full Story
February 15, 2014
Utah to consider breathalyzers in bars

Utah to consider breathalyzers in bars

Breathalyzers and similar devices could pop up in more bars across Utah under a coming proposal from Draper Republican Rep. Greg Hughes - Full Story
December 14, 2013

Pittsburgh police adopt domestic violence program

Officers responding to intimate partner domestic violence calls will ask the victim 11 questions meant to gauge the potential for homicide or serious assaults in the future - Full Story
December 12, 2013

Chicago police to reduce use of suspect lineups

After discovering that most other big-city departments use lineups far less frequently, Chicago decided to reduce their reliance on them - Full Story
December 03, 2013

Carbon Motors founder returns with robot security guard

The K5 Knightscope is a 5-foot, 300-pound security guard robot - Full Story
November 26, 2013

Warrant: Zimmerman had 5 guns, ammo when arrested

Zimmerman had a 12-gauge shotgun, an AR-15 assault rifle and three handguns when he was arrested Nov. 18 at his girlfriend's house - Full Story
November 25, 2013

Remains of Ore. cop-killer removed from military cemetery

Lawrence Cambra's ashes were removed from the cemetery after officials found out what he had done - Full Story
July 28, 2013

Some ankle bracelet alarms go unchecked

Some agencies don't have clear protocols on how to handle the multitude of alerts, or don't always follow them - Full Story
July 24, 2013

NY police laud homeless man's honesty

The man returned a wallet to police with $500 in cash in it and wanted nothing in return - Full Story
June 27, 2013
Houston experiments with rehab for prostitutes instead of jail

Houston experiments with rehab for prostitutes instead of jail

Ramit Plushnick-Masti Associated Press HOUSTON — Tricia Chambers began her life heavily dependent... - Full Story

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