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  • Cops: Drunken subway rider stabs 3 on NY platform

    August 16, 2014 1:53 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a drunken straphanger has stabbed three men on a subway platform in New York City. The altercation happened early Saturday as an uptown No. 6 train arrived at Grand Central Terminal. Police say the fight started when an intoxicated man named Ivan DeLeon bumped... more »
  • Cops may have 'freaked' man who stole trash truck

    August 2, 2014 2:08 PM

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- A man accused of stealing a garbage truck in Boulder this week may have been scared by officers responding to an unrelated call near his home. The Daily Camera reports that a neighbor told police that 26-year-old Daniel Morkert got "freaked" when officers arrived in... more »
  • Not Guilty Pleas Entered in Alleged Ticket Quota Scandal Play Video

    August 12, 2013 6:26 PM

    Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry and those involved in an alleged ticket-quota scandal pleaded not guilty in court today. Guidry is maintaining his innocence. He and Assistant Police Chief Mack Lloyd are accused of having officers illegally write tickets on the interstate in their town. According to the... more »
  • Cops: Teens got lap dances at party for NY boy, 16

    November 15, 2012 11:03 AM

    SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities are investigating reports that exotic dancers performed lap dances on teenagers at a boy's surprise 16th birthday party in an upstate New York village. South Glens Falls Police Chief Kevin Judd says photos on social networking sites were given to his department by... more »
  • Cops face decades in prison for Katrina shootings

    April 4, 2012 9:47 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A case that became the centerpiece of the Justice Department's push to clean up the troubled New Orleans Police Department draws to a close Wednesday, as a federal judge sentences five former police officers for their roles in deadly shootings of unarmed residents on a bridge... more »
  • Oops. Cops look for 4 mistakenly released inmates

    January 20, 2012 9:57 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Five inmates were mistakenly released from the Caddo Parish jail after federal prosecutors took over the drug case against them, and four of them remained on the loose Thursday night. They're among 13 people arrested Nov. 15 and booked on state drug charges. Five Shreveport residents... more »
  • N.O. cops to be sentenced in fatal beating

    September 15, 2011 6:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal judge is set to sentence two New Orleans police officers who were convicted of charges stemming from the fatal beating of a 48-year-old handyman. In April, a jury convicted Officer Melvin Williams of violating Raymond Robair's constitutional rights by kicking and beating him with... more »
  • Lafayette PD Featured on COPS

    September 11, 2011 12:32 PM

    The Lafayette Police Department was showcased on the television hit Cops. Saturday night, the first of the seven shows aired on fox for the all new season premiere. Crews rode around with the Lafayette Police Department for eight weeks, capturing every move. The chief of police tells us... more »
  • Cops: Naked man swimming in water near NY airport

    July 13, 2011 10:10 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a man was found swimming naked in a waterway next to the fuel farm of New York's Kennedy Airport. A spokesman for the airport's operator, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, says airport patrols spotted the swimmer Tuesday morning. The spokesman,... more »
  • Texting Driver Hits 3

    August 31, 2010 10:19 AM

    LULING, La. (AP) - Authorities say three Hahnville High School students remain hospitalized from a wreck when a driver lost control while allegedly texting on her cell phone. St. Charles Parish sheriff's deputies said that one boy was sitting on a curb, another was one standing on the curb and... more »
  • Gonzales Cops Catch Alleged 'Brownie Bandit'

    August 28, 2010 4:25 PM

    GONZALES, La. (AP) - Bond is set at $90,000 for an 18-year-old Gonzales man accused of being the "Brownie Bandit" who repeatedly broke into a bakery, taking a gross of brownies and leaving crumbs and broken windows. Gonzales police say Jamon J. Simoneaux had a bag full of brownies when... more »
  • Cops charged in fatal shooting face new indictment

    August 9, 2010 9:07 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal grand jury has handed up a new indictment against five current or former New Orleans police officers charged in a man's fatal shooting in Hurricane Katrina's aftermath. Friday's indictment doesn't add or subtract any of the charges contained in June's original indictment. But it... more »
  • Cops Could Face Death in Post-Katrina Shootings

    July 14, 2010 6:45 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Four New Orleans police officers could face the death penalty after being accused of gunning down two unarmed people in the chaotic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the latest twist for a corruption-plagued department that already faces several federal investigations. The four officers were charged along... more »
  • Cops Run For Special Olympics

    May 20, 2010 12:56 PM

    Sixteen law enforcement agencies from Acadiana ran in the 2010 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on Thursday morning. The goal is to bring awareness to Special Olympics Louisiana and the upcoming summer games. Acadiana has 1300 Special Olympics athletes, so these volunteers hope to encourage locals... more »
  • Best Dressed Deputies in the U.S.

    April 27, 2010 2:22 PM

    A local sheriff's department's new uniforms are getting national recognition. The Vermillion Parish Sheriff's Office and its uniform maker, Guidry's Uniforms, won the 2010 Best Dressed Sheriff's Department award. "It's something our whole parish can look forward to, that we come out on top in the nation," says... more »
  • La. State Police begin enforcing new left-lane law

    October 23, 2009 8:46 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana state troopers have begun enforcing a new law requiring drivers on multi-lane highways to remain in the right lane. The state Highway Safety Commission says state police began enforcing it earlier this month. There are several exceptions to the law. Drivers can use the... more »
  • State Crime Labs Awarded $2.4 Million in Grant Money

    October 8, 2009 2:04 PM

    Attorney General Caldwell: Grant Will Help Us As We Seek Justice for Victims of Crime WASHINGTON-Congressman Charlie Melancon (LA-03) announced today that the Louisiana State Police has been awarded two grants totaling $2,481,416 from the Department of Justice to improve its crime labs and reduce the backlog of forensic... more »

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