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Police looking for 2 suspects after lotto scam

PELHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Two men approached a woman in a Walmart parking lot as part of a lottery ticket scam, Friday afternoon.

The men somehow convinced the woman to withdraw several thousand dollars from an area bank under the pretense that she would be repaid threefold. 314 more words


Rapper arrested in T.I. concert shooting that killed 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Police investigating a deadly shooting at a packed hip-hop concert arrested a rap artist Thursday, saying surveillance footage showed him stalking through the venue firing a gun. 634 more words

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Police investigating string of stun gun robberies

TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) — Taunton police are investigating after a local robber threatened a convenience employee with an electronic stun gun.

Four other robberies involving stun guns… 274 more words


Teen charged in murder of man shot answering front door

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A 17 year old has been charged with capital murder in the death of 55-year-old Ronald Brown of Birmingham.

Brown was killed when he was at home with his wife and son. 56 more words


Man charged for shooting, assault in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — A Manchester man is facing charges after causing a chaotic scene that led to a shooting in Middletown on Wednesday night. 255 more words


Fugitive from Alabama caught in Dartmouth

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WPRI) — Dartmouth police have arrested a fugitive wanted in Alabama.

Detective Kyle Costa said Dartmouth police received a call Wednesday from the Bullock County Alabama Sheriff’s Department about 44-year-old George Bryan Smelcer. 58 more words


Torrington schools director arrested following harassment complaint by BOE employee

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — The Director of Secondary Education for Torrington Public schools was arrested Thursday by Torrington Police, after a harassment complaint was made by a Board of Education employee for the town. 66 more words