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Student who stabbed 4 at university meant to do more harm

...and a hammer in a backpack near his body. It also contained two plastic baggies of petroleum jelly, which Merced County Sheriff Vern Warnke called a "poor's man" explosive if ignited.Warnke and other officials said background checks of...
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Salt Lake close to electing first openly gay mayor

...Biskupski said.Biskupski served in the Legislature until 2011. Since then, she has worked in the Salt Lake County Sheriff's office.Salt Lake City voters also appear to have elected a second gay member of the City Council. Derek Kitchen...
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Gunman kills 3 in Colorado Springs

...figure out what happened.Buckley said the investigation of the police shooting has been turned over to the El Paso County Sheriff's Office. There were at least three crime scenes, sheriff's spokeswoman Jacqueline Kirby said.
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'Person of interest' in missing boy case

...haunted law enforcement officers who worked on the case, including some who have since retired. But the Stearns County sheriff's office has kept the case open and remains committed to solving the case."We will not rest as an investigative...
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Manhunt intensifies for fugitive in Kentucky, Tennessee

...Cook's sex offender registration form lists an address in Lebanon, Kentucky. Several months ago, the Marion County Sheriff's Office, making routine checks on the sex offenders in the county, discovered he was no longer living there...
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Sheriff fires deputy for tossing teen across classroom

...classmates show the girl posed no danger to anyone."What he should not have done is throw the student," Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said. "Police officers make mistakes too. They're human and they need to be held accountable, and...
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Arrest of teen who texted in class prompts civil rights case

...officer and black teenager stirred such outrage that he called the FBI and Justice Department for help.Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott suspended Senior Deputy Ben Fields without pay, and said what he did at Spring Valley High School in Columbia...
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Gunman kills 9 at Oregon college a huge burden had been lifted," she said. "A huge sigh of relief that we were going to be OK."Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said at least two officers acted heroically in the shootout, but it was not clear if the gunman was killed...
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Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college, killing 13

...loaded into multiple ambulances and taken to the local hospital.Andrea Zielinski, a spokeswoman for the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, told The Associated Press: "There's no more threat."She would not say whether a suspect was apprehended...
3 copycats arrested in Phoenix freeway shootings

...said.Three men, all age 18, were in jail after admitting to flinging rocks at pedestrians and vehicles, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said.Arpaio also told reporters Sunday that a couple whose car window was shattered Saturday east of...
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