Local cop news with Capt. Mike Williams: 12.27.05 report
Deputy shoots suspect in head after chase.
County cops wanted.
Sheriff's ranks down by an alarming 1,100.
Tennessee Highway Patrol to fire 4 troopers.
They face dismissal for conduct unbecoming an officer; Quartet includes sex filmer, trooper who shot brother.
THP downplayed officer's 10 sex tapes.
He got one-day suspension, no mention in file of multiple incidents of filming couples in public places.
Family is suing a sanitation company after man's traffic death.
Man's death blamed on negligence that they say caused a portable toilet to fall from a truck, knocking him off his motorcycle into oncoming traffic.
Suspicions fire racial tensions in New Orleans.
Woman tries to swallow cell phone after dispute.
State Assembly Speaker Ron Silver to reporter: "I don't go to cops' funerals."
"I don't believe that you make political appearances at funerals," he said. But not attending a hero cop's funeral can be a political statement, too. By staying away a mind-bending 54 times Silver has sent a crystal-clear message: Cops' lives don't count for much in the New York state Assembly.