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Alberta man receives 12-year sentence for injuring RCMP officers near Tofield

EDMONTON — An Alberta man who shot at an RCMP officer and ran over another with a truck has been sentenced to 12 years behind bars. 97 more words


Nursing assistant suspended, accused of raping mentally disabled person

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — King County officials have suspended the license of a nursing assistant after he was charged with raping a blind, deaf and mentally disabled person in his care. 71 more words


Ex-Dona Ana County worker pleads guilty in identity theft case

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – An ex-document technician at a southern New Mexico county clerk’s office has pleaded guilty in a check-cashing scheme.

Prosecutors in Las Cruces say 43-year-old Maria Ceniceros pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of government property and aggravated identity theft charges along with 51-year-old Armando Gutierrez-Torrez. 92 more words


Gun Shop Ordered to Pay Millions to Injured Police Officers

(MILWAUKEE) — A jury has ordered a gun shop to pay nearly $6 million to two Milwaukee police officers who were seriously wounded when shot by a gun purchased at the store. 101 more words

Michigan woman charged in shots fired at shoplifters

DETROIT (AP) – A 46-year-old suburban Detroit woman has been charged after authorities say she fired a shot at the tires of an SUV to stop fleeing shoplifters in a Home Depot parking lot. 100 more words


Woman beaten for not bringing home In-N-Out burgers

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – A 21-year-old Medford man has been charged with assault after police say he punched his girlfriend because she didn’t bring home In-N-Out burgers for dinner. 76 more words