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Emergency officials say they won’t let pipeline protesters freeze

FARGO, N.D. –  The head of North Dakota’s emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some other crisis. State Homeland Security Director Greg Wilz said it would be a “huge challenge,” especially during a mass evacuation, but his

Southern California police agencies missing more than 300 weapons

Police might not know where their guns are, and the law says that’s OK. Southern California police agencies regularly lose track of all manner of firearms, from high-powered rifles and grenade launchers to standard service handguns – weapons that often wind up on the street. An Orange County Register investigation of 134 state and local

‘Flomo Klown’ roams Alabama school grounds, triggers lockdown

Victor Skinner,  FLOMATION, Ala. – Someone is clowning around on Facebook, and police and school officials in Escambia County, Alabama don’t think it’s very funny. Officials put Flomation High School on a full lockdown, and instituted a partial lockdown at Escambia County High School after threatening Facebook posts by a user that goes by

16-year-old boy arrested in Florida high school bathroom sex incident

A Florida sheriff’s office arrested a 16-year-old high school football player Friday in connection with a 15-year-old girl having sex with multiple boys in a public school bathroom. The 16-year-old was charged with cruelty toward a child, allowing a child to engage in a sexual act and possession of obscene material, Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found in contempt of court in racial profiling case

A judge found the longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix in contempt of court Friday for disobeying his orders in a racial profiling case, bringing the lawman who calls himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff” a step closer to a possible criminal contempt case that could expose him to fines and even jail time. The ruling Friday marked

Clinton Playing the Card, Sheriff Clarke: Race Card Now So ˜Overused’ that ˜Everybody’s a Racist’

Hillary Clinton and her allies have been throwing out the race card when it comes to Donald Trump and his supporters, a move Sheriff David Clarke bills as “a classic case of the pot calling the kettle black.” Asked in an interview Wednesday whether she believes Trump is a racist, Clinton replied, “I’m gonna let

Sheriff Clarke: Clinton’s ‘Positive Gangs’ Remark Shows She’s ‘Totally Disconnected’

Leah Barkoukis, Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. slammed Hillary Clinton’s “positive gangs” remark on Friday, saying that it clearly represents how “totally disconnected” she is from life in the black community. “Joining a gang is like having a family,” Clinton said during a recent discussion about gun violence in Connecticut. “It’s feeling like you

EXECUTIONER(S) STILL AT LARGE? 8 family members in Ohio shot dead, including mom, teen; 3 babies survive

One or more shooters are believed to be on the loose, “armed and dangerous,” after a brutal string of shootings in four homes killed a total of eight family members in southern Ohio Friday, investigators said. The eight relatives — seven adults and a 16-year-old boy — were apparently shot in the head “execution-style,” Ohio Attorney

Two killed in apparent murder-suicide at Texas air base

Two people were killed in an apparent murder-suicide at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio on Friday that triggered a 90-minute lockdown at the facility, military officials and the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said. Military officials and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said the shooting was not an act of terrorism. Both victims were