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May 20, 2018 4:16 PM Review clears deputy who searched for trapped Ohio teen

CINCINNATI – A sheriff's office has cleared the actions of a deputy who unsuccessfully searched for a 16-year-old boy who died while being trapped in a minivan. WKRC-TV reports that an internal investigation by the Hamilton County Sheriff's office found Deputy Doug Allen acted within the guidelines for sheriff office's policies. The report released Friday 22

May 16, 2018 10:37 PM Texas murder-suicide leaves five dead, including three children

(Reuters) - A man fatally shot three children and his ex-wife’s boyfriend inside a Ponder, Texas, home on Wednesday, before shooting and killing himself, the sheriff’s department said. His ex-wife was also wounded in the shooting, said Captain Orlando Hinojosa with the Denton County Sheriff’s Office. The ex-wife is the mother of the three children, Hinojosa 33

May 15, 2018 7:59 AM Mississippi jury clears deputy who fatally shot teen in 2017

GULFPORT, Miss. – A jury in Mississippi has found no wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a teenage boy by a sheriff's deputy in 2017. News outlets report the Harrison County grand jury released its decision Monday in the shooting of 15-year-old Seth William Johnson at his home in November. A partial report from the jury says it regrets the "unfortunate 29

May 13, 2018 9:45 PM Bounce house flies onto California highway with child inside

The 9-year-old fell out of the bounce house as it rolled onto the highway; he was taken to the hospital for minor injuries. A bounce house — with a 9-year-old child inside — suddenly got swept onto a nearby highway in Southern California and slammed into a vehicle amid strong winds Saturday afternoon. Deputies responded to the incident on Highway 395 in Adelanto 33

May 10, 2018 7:40 PM Tennessee county law enforcement, fire to encrypt radios

Tennessee county law enforcement, fire to encrypt radios Some fire and law officials in one Tennessee county plan to encrypt their radio communication. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports the Knoxville fire and police departments and the Knox County Sheriff's Office are set to make the change this year. Police Chief David Rausch said Tuesday his department 21

May 6, 2018 1:58 PM Enid, Journal Record win general excellence nod from AP-ONE

Enid, Journal Record win general excellence nod from AP-ONE The Enid News & Eagle and The Journal Record in Oklahoma City have won the general excellence categories in the 2017 Associated Press-Oklahoma News Executives contest. The best new journalist of the year was Jordan Bishop of the Stillwater News Press. The Stillwater newspaper took second place 29

May 6, 2018 8:30 AM Highway sniper wounds 3, kills self; likely inspired by Parkland suspect, sheriff says

Authorities identified Rex Harbour as the gunman who shot at cars on a highway in northern Georgia Friday before taking his own life. (Facebook) A gunman, allegedly influenced by Parkland, Fla., shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz, shot at multiple cars on a highway in northern Georgia Friday before taking his own life, authorities said. Police identified 1587

May 4, 2018 7:00 PM Florida deputy wrangles alligator stuck in garage in wild video

Alligator missing a foot found in Sarasota, Florida garage was captured and released into a nearby pond. Mice, roaches and spiders: these are a few of the critters that a homeowner will occasionally come across. But a much bigger animal wandered into one Floridian’s home on Wednesday — an alligator. The reptile, which had been spotted in the Sarasota 34

May 4, 2018 12:22 AM They were on their boat when they saw a man clinging to a capsized craft

They were on their boat when they saw a man clinging to a capsized craft. A Monroe County Sheriff's Office detective and his wife, a public information officer for the county, saved two boaters whose catamaran capsized Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Mark Coleman and Cammy Clark were heading out to the bay on their boat late in the afternoon for some kiteboarding 28

May 1, 2018 7:05 PM Suspicious packages sent to US girls at school and home

The FBI and Alabama officials are investigating reports of more than 50 girls across the US who received unwanted parcels at school and home. The unsolicited packages included food and a letter signed by "Atur Bhuck", who asked the girls to write him back via email, officials say. The writer claims to be from New Mexico, but one of the email accounts' 748