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Ferguson City Council seeks changes to DOJ agreement

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson City Council agreed Tuesday to most proposals in a settlement with the Justice Department that would reform the city’s courts and policing systems but also asked for several changes, including some limiting the city’s cost. 596 more words

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Torrington woman charged with running dog adoption scam

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) – A Torrington woman is facing charges, accused of running a dog adoption scam.  Police say Suzanne Bristol, 49 of Torrington, was running a website called “Just For Labs Rescue” out of her Torrington home.  74 more words

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Tuscaloosa Police: Officer arrested for harassment

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa police say an officer has been arrested for harassment.

According to Tuscaloosa police, Sgt. John L. Huff was arrested Tuesday for harassment. 56 more words

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Advance fee fraud schemer sentenced to more than 17 years in prison

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) –Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Patricia M. Ferrick, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, today announced that David C. 805 more words

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'Perceptive citizen' helps cops nab burglary suspect

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — West Warwick Police made an arrest in connection to several break-ins in town. However, oddly enough, some of the homeowners didn’t even know they’d been targeted. 162 more words

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Bond set for former Rainbow City police captain accused of sodomy

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Bond has been set for a former Rainbow City police captain who has been accused of sodomy.

According to court documents, the judge set David Chase Jenkins’ bond at $25,000. 47 more words

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Birmingham police officer accused of handcuffing, dragging girlfriend by her hair

TRUSSVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) — A Birmingham police officer is on administrative leave after his girlfriend accused him of handcuffing her, dragging her by her hair, and throwing her down the stairs. 83 more words

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