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TSA K9 handler passes away due to coronavirus

5 hours 17 minutes ago
NEWARK N.J. – A federal TSA K9 handler at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport passed away Thursday from COVID-19. Francis “Frank” Boccabella III died from complications with the virus. He is the first federal TSA employee who has died from COVID-19, FOX News reported. Boccabella, 39, originally joined the TSA in 2004. He worked as […]
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Fired Navy skipper leaves ship to roaring approval of crew members

6 hours 42 minutes ago
GUAM – Hundreds of Navy personnel gathered on board the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt’s hangar deck to cheer for and applaud their commander, hours after he was dismissed. Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of duty on Thursday due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command and for not following the chain of command to voice […]
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Man stabs Asian family at Sam’s Club, believes they are spreading COVID-19

9 hours 44 minutes ago
MIDLAND, Texas – The suspect in a stabbing at Sam’s Club March 14 reportedly admitted trying to kill a family that was also inside the store due to his belief they were Chinese and spreading coronavirus, according to court documents. Jose L. Gomez III, 19, was charged with three counts of attempted capital murder and […]
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Paddleboarder arrested in Southern California waters

10 hours 43 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES – A Southern California paddleboarder was arrested Thursday for reportedly failing to obey lifeguard’s directions and violating the statewide “Safer at Home” coronavirus order, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Lifeguards near the Malibu Pier flagged down county deputies from the Lost Hills station after they said the unidentified man ignored their orders to […]
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Chicago detective dies from coronavirus

13 hours 19 minutes ago
CHICAGO – The Chicago Police Department lost their first officer to coronavirus, officials announced Thursday. Marco Di Franco, a highly decorated officer, became the department’s first virus-related death, CBS News reported. DiFranco, 50, was a 21-year veteran assigned to the narcotics division. Interim Chicago Police Superintendent Charlie Beck said Di Franco contracted the virus last […]
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Will the COVID-19 Pandemic De-stigmatize Seeking Mental Health Help?

1 day 3 hours ago
The understatement of the decade is that these are unprecedented times for all of us. We should all be looking for as much information as possible to help us manage the additional stress and anxiety associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, especially first responders and medical personnel who are on the front lines every day. The […]
David R. Edwards

Arkansas police arrest man for threatening to kill officer on social media

1 day 7 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Jonesboro police arrested a man for threatening to kill an officer on social media, according to reports. A probable cause affidavit said law enforcement found a video on Facebook made by Kameron Lamonte Irby, 18. In the video, Irby was making threats toward an officer, KAIG 8 reported. The video, which was […]
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Suspect arrested for murder of retired police lieutenant

1 day 11 hours ago
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. – Horry County police have arrested the man wanted in connection with the murder of a retired Conway police lieutenant last month. According to officials, Eric Kwajae-Mikhail Faulk, 22, of Conway, was taken into custody in the Green Sea area, WMBF reported. He was booked at the J. Reuben Long Detention Center at […]
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Prosecutors furious as Mayor de Blasio set to release violent offenders from Rikers Island

2 days 7 hours ago
NEW YORK – New York City prosecutors blasted Mayor Bill de Blasio after he appeared to go back on a vow that domestic violence and sex offenders would not be included among those released from the Rikers Island correctional facility due to the coronavirus pandemic. A compilation of district attorneys from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Staten […]
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Things to Do While Sheltered in Place Due to Coronavirus

2 days 8 hours ago
Everyone is suffering from the virus in one way or another: either you are sick, or you are quarantined and going crazy. This advice is for the latter. If you are holed up in your house, make the best of it. Let your imagination run wild. Finish those projects that you never had time to […]
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NYPD coronavirus infections top 1,000 as 911 calls hit record highs

2 days 9 hours ago
NEW YORK – More than 1,000 NYPD officers have contracted COVID-19 as emergency calls in the city hit record highs. Of the department’s more than 36,000 employees 1,048 officers and 145 civilian employees have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Tuesday, NYPD said in a statement. The department added that 5,657 uniformed officers, or more […]
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Memphis man arrested for rape of 9-year-old girl

2 days 11 hours ago
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was arrested after he reportedly admitted to raping a nine-year-old girl. The charges against Darious Gory stem from a weekend incident in Frayser. According to police, the victim told them she was in a bedroom when Gory put his tongue in her mouth before proceeding to rape her. Afterward, […]
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Officer ambushed and stabbed in police department parking lot

2 days 12 hours ago
APPLETON, Wis. – A Wisconsin police officer was ambushed and stabbed in the police department parking lot. A second officer was injured while taking the suspect into custody. The following information was provided by the Appleton Police Department on Tuesday: On March 31, 2020, at approximately 4:15 A.M., an Appleton Police Department Officer was stabbed with […]
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