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Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who allegedly celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Judge gives NY carjacker a break in long sentence

NEW YORK (AP) — A man serving a 57-year sentence for three armed carjackings in the mid-1990s won a reprieve on Tuesday when a federal judge agreed that the punishment was "unjust."

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Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2009, file photo, a smiling Kenneth Ireland leaves Superior Court in New Haven, Conn., after all charges were dropped against him in connection with the rape and murder of Barbara Pelkey. New DNA evidence proved he did not commit the crimes. Ireland filed a wrongful i…

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Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

Man wrongly imprisoned seeks millions from state

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in prison.

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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

NEW YORK (AP) — A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New York's most bustling neighborhoods, officials said Monday.

July 28, 2014 4:16 pm Photos

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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Police officers stand near a crime scene on Monday, July 28, 2014, in New York. A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a child was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small, narrow New York Cit…

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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

A police officer stands near a crime scene on Monday, July 28, 2014 in New York. Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton, right, arrives to a crime scene on Monday, July 28, 2014 in New York. Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer. (AP Photo/S…

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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Police officers stand guard at the scene of a shooting, Monday, July 28, 2014, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood in New York. Authorities said a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police of…

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Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

This undated photo provided by the City of Coronado Police Department shows Charles Richard Thomas Mozdir, 32, a San Diego County sex-assault suspect who got into a shootout Monday in New York's Greenwich Village, leaving the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police detective wound…

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Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Flowers are seen near a crime scene at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. The bodies of a father, mother and children were found inside the apartment, state police spokesman Steve McCausland sa…

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Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

A body is moved from a crime scene at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead authorities said Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. Investigators said a family friend had contacted a worker at the apartment complex worried about the we…

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Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

State Police investigate an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. The bodies of a father, mother and children were found inside the apartment, state police spokesman Steve McCausland said. (AP Photo/…

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Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Kristi Harkins watches police activity at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. The bodies of a father, mother and children were found inside the apartment, state police spokesman Steve McCausland…

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Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

Flowers are seen near a crime scene at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine. The bodies of a father, mother and children were found inside the apartment, state police spokesman Steve McCausland sa…

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Family from Phoenix found dead in Maine

Family from Phoenix found dead in Maine

Police: Father killed wife, 3 kids, commits suicide.

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Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Local homicide rate dips slightly in Tucson

Tucson’s homicide rate declined slightly in 2013, although it remains above the national average, new data show.

January 01, 2014 12:00 am

Dupnik challenger spent 21 years with TPD

A retired Tucson Police Department captain with nearly three decades of experience in law enforcement will face longtime Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik in November's sheriff's election.

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Man gets 9 years in Tucson pot-trafficking, hostage case

A Mexican man has been sentenced to nine years in prison after Arizona prosecutors say he tried to distribute 600 pounds of marijuana and was involved in holding a man hostage in a Tucson house while demanding ransom money from his family.

June 29, 2012 10:05 am

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