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West Mifflin district police force adds 2 part-time officers

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The start date for the new officers is to be determined, pending receipt of all clearances and completion of all background checks.
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Troopers search for occupants of stolen car after I-691 crash

Troopers search for occupants of stolen car after I-691 crash

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State police said they are looking for the two people who scrambled out of a rolled car on the side of I-691 near the Cheshire-Southington line Thursday morning and ran. The car turned out to have been stolen from Meriden, they said. A witness reported the crash between exits 3 and 4 about 7:50...
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Police: Real estate agent killed in Hanover model home

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Police say an Annapolis man was found dead Wednesday of an apparent homicide after his body was discovered inside a Hanover model home. Anne Arundel police said the body of Steven Bernard Wilson, 33, of Annapolis, was found inside a model home in the 7500 block of Newmanstown Drive. Officers initially...
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Police searching for robbers armed with gun, baseball bat after South Lawndale crime spree

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Chicago police are investigating after a crime spree in the South Lawndale neighborhood Thursday morning.
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Georgia police officer shot southeast of Atlanta

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MCDONOUGH, Ga. - Authorities say a police officer has been shot southeast of Atlanta.
Henry County Deputy Police Chief Mike Ireland tells WSB-TV the wounded officer was being taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta after the Thursday morning shooting. The officer's condition wasn't immediately known.
Henry County police were asking the public to avoid the area. They said in a tweet that the scene was secured, and that there's no risk to residents.
Police used crime scene tape to cordon off a parking lot outside a dental clinic.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Nelly Miles...
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'Get on the ground,' Harrisburg police arrest man after shots fired, stolen car crash

'Get on the ground,' Harrisburg police arrest man after shots fired, stolen car crash

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Harrisburg police officers heard shots while investigating separate homicide
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'Suspicious persons' offered boys candy, tried to lure them toward car, Osceola sheriff says

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A couple drove up to a school bike rack in Poinciana on Monday afternoon, then tried to lure two boys to the car by showing them candy, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office said. The boys, ages 12 and 13, refused the offer and walked away from the car, which then drove off. Now the sheriff's office...
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Police: Pa. game warden attacked and disarmed by 2 men

Police: Pa. game warden attacked and disarmed by 2 men

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Pennsylvania State Police say a game warden was attacked by two men who stole his gun and the suspects are now in custody.
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Teen shot by Chicago police after speeding towards officers on West Side

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CHICAGO - A teenager was injured in a police-involved shooting on the West Side.
Police say the man was sitting in a parked SUV at a Shell gas station in the 3900 block of West Roosevelt late Wednesday night.
Officers say he fit the description of a man wanted in a shooting earlier in the day.
Police said an officer approached the vehicle and the suspect accelerated, hitting a squad car and a fence.
That's when one officer pulled out his weapon and fired a shot, hitting the suspect in the wrist.
The teen was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
No officers were injured.
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Woman shot while waiting at bus stop in Humboldt Park

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A woman was shot in the ankle as she waited at a bus stop in Humboldt Park early Thursday, according to Chicago police. Someone in a passing black Honda Civic fired at another car shortly before 4 a.m. and a bullet struck the 32-year-old woman in the 4100 block of West North Avenue, police said...
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Chicago homicide suspect arrested in Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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A man wanted in a Chicago homicide case has been arrested in central Wisconsin. Federal marshals and Stevens Point police arrested the 22-year-old man Wednesday afternoon near the University of Wisconsin campus. Police say he tried to flee as they served a warrant, jumped out of a window and ran...
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2 Puppies Rescued After Being Abandoned In Frigid Cold

2 Puppies Rescued After Being Abandoned In Frigid Cold

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MINNEAPOLIS - Police in northern Minnesota say two puppies were rescued Wednesday night after being abandoned outside amid frigid temperatures.

The Cloquet Police Department says the puppies were found in a box in Scanlon, which is about 20 miles west of Duluth. The temperature outside was 14 degrees.
Good Samaritans came across the box in a city park and brought the puppies to a local veterinarian, who treated them for low body temperatures, police say. The puppies are now staying with their rescuers until they can find a permanent home.
Police say they have no suspects at this time and...
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9 hospitalized after high levels of carbon monoxide found on West Side

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Nine people, including four children, were hospitalized after high carbon monoxide levels were found in a residence in the Austin neighborhood Thursday morning, the Chicago Fire Department said.
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Police officers help woman who runs to Pittsburgh courthouse for help after shooting

Police officers help woman who runs to Pittsburgh courthouse for help after shooting

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Woman suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound
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Chicago police shoot suspect who drove at officers on West Side, police say

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Chicago police shot and wounded a suspect after police said he drove his car at officers in the Lawndale neighborhood Wednesday night.
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