More than 1,500 people attend vigil for Ill. shooting victims

More than 1,500 people attend vigil for Ill. shooting victims

Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime...
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Hunt under way for suspect in shooting of Va. officer

Hunt under way for suspect in shooting of Va. officer

Associated Press BLUEFIELD, Va. — Authorities say a Virginia police officer has been shot and seriously wounded after making a traffic stop. State police say a Bluefield officer was shot after stopping a 2008 Toyota Yaris for an equipment violation...
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Pa. school threat system fields thousands of tips in first month

Pa. school threat system fields thousands of tips in first month

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — A threat reporting system now required for all Pennsylvania schools fielded more than 4,900 tips in its first month, about a third of them considered serious enough to pass along to local police and school...
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More than 1,500 attend vigil for Ill. shooting victims

More than 1,500 attend vigil for Ill. shooting victims

Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — More than 1,500 people braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for five slain co-workers Sunday, two days after they were fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant by a longtime...
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Ala. officer shot multiple times, suspects die in subsequent fire

Associated Press AUBURN, Ala. — An Alabama police officer who was shot multiple times after responding to reports of an armed robbery was recovering Saturday, while two suspects are believed to have died in a fire following a shootout. The...
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LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

LA sheriff: Fewer crimes spur transfer to immigration agents

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The new leader of the nation's largest sheriff's department on Friday further limited when inmates in Los Angeles County jails can be transferred to U.S. authorities for deportation. The department has reduced the...
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Ill. shooting raises questions over gun permit checks

Ill. shooting raises questions over gun permit checks

Associated Press AURORA, Ill. — An initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used to kill five co-workers and wound six other people,...
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Houston woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: 'I'm not lying'

Houston woman finds tiger in house, tells dispatch: 'I'm not lying'

Associated Press HOUSTON — A woman who called Houston's non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: "I'm not lying." The Houston Chronicle obtained a recording ...
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Improving trust, efficiency top agenda for police leaders at Entrust conference

Improving trust, efficiency top agenda for police leaders at Entrust conference

By P1 News Staff ORLANDO – Law enforcement, public safety and healthcare leaders attended the inaugural Entrust 2019 conference in Orlando. More than 300 attendees, users of the PowerDMS platform, came together to explore best practices such as engaging ...
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Tributes, activism, safety drills mark 1 year since Parkland

Tributes, activism, safety drills mark 1 year since Parkland

Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Some students around the country marked the anniversary of the school massacre in Parkland, Florida, with moments of silence Thursday or somber vigils while others sought to find threads of positivity in the fabric of...
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