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Officials in Barron County, Wis., hold a 10 a.m. news conference to provide more details about Jayme Closs, who was found alive Thursday.

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Man accused of raping 12-year-old girl pleads not guilty

The monster accused of luring a 12-year-old girl into his car and raping her while posing as a police officer held back tears Friday morning in Bronx court. Carlos Medina, 51, pleaded not guilty through his defense attorney in Bronx Criminal Court, where he appeared on a slew of sex charges,...

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Daily Point Curran takes on the PBA Nassau County Executive Laura Curran used her remarks at the Long Island Association breakfast Friday morning to take direct aim at the Nassau Police Benevolent Association.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis removed Broward Sheriff Scott Israel from office Friday, replacing him after 10 months of turmoil spawned by the slaughter of 17 staff and students in Parkland. The new governor replaced Israel with former Coral Springs Police Sgt. Gregory Tony, 40, who has a background in...

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A Texas father who reportedly admitted to police that he staged the kidnapping of his 8-month-old son has led officers to the infant's body, authorities in San Antonio confirmed Friday.King Jay Davila was initially reported missing Jan. 4. His father, Christopher Davila, said King Jay was in a...

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A 30-year-old Gurnee man trying to sell some items through an online exchange site met two buyers in Waukegan on Thursday, and when they tried to rob him, he pulled out a concealed handgun and shot one of them in the leg, according to Waukegan police. While the Gurnee man did not want to be...

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Police officer goes undercover for pot bust as Uber driver

Pennsylvania State Police say they had an officer pose as an Uber driver to arrest a man who left a two-pound package of marijuana inside a ride-sharing vehicle.

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It wasn’t supposed to be a dangerous call. Officer Natalie Corona, 22, responded alone to the scene of a three-car crash near 5th and D streets just before 7 p.m. Thursday. She was considered a rookie — fresh from the Davis Police Department’s field training program — and had been assigned...

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A 28-year-old motorcyclist was hospitalized Friday with head trauma and other serious injuries after colliding with a van in Miramar, police said. The crash happened a little before 9:50 a.m. when the van turned out of a private driveway into the path of the rider on his 2003 Yamaha R1 on Carroll...

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Jayme Closs: Details emerge after Wisconsin teen vanished for three months

Wisconsin police are providing an update on Jayme Closs who was found alive Thursday after being missing for three months. 

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Evanston Township H.S. employee accused of ‘inappropriate contact’ with students

Police said the employee was not a teacher, counselor or coach, and declined to specify the person’s age or gender.

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Schaumburg police are looking for three men they say broke a display cabinet and stole nearly $24,000 worth of Apple products late Thursday from a Target store. According to a news release from police, the three men entered the store, 1235 E. Higgins Road, about 10:15 p.m. While one of the men...

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Toy gun sparks lockdown at New Jersey high school

A New Jersey high school was briefly locked down Friday afternoon over a scare prompted by a man carrying a plastic toy gun, cops said. Teaneck Police Deputy Chief John Faggello said a 911 caller reported seeing a man “walking with a gun” near Teaneck High School around 12:35 p.m. “All...

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Former Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has launched the largest television buy of his campaign for Chicago mayor, airing a pair of ads talking up his experience as the city’s top cop. The ads, which McCarthy’s campaign said it is backing with a $200,000 broadcast and cable buy...

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CAIRO (AP) " Protests calling for the resignation of Sudan's autocratic President Omar al-Bashir are ongoing in and around the capital Khartoum, with activists circulating videos showing hundreds marching at, at least, half a dozen sites.Eyewitnesses said that police fired tear gas at demonstrators...

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America’s pressing social challenges—affordable housing, health care, wage equity, police brutality and sexual assault, to name a few—are linked to the nation’s continued legacy of systemic inequality and racial discrimination against African Americans. Environmental justice is another of...

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NYPD mourns rookie cops killed in California and Louisiana

The New York City Police Department is mourning the deaths of two, 22-year-old female rookie police officers who were fatally shot in the last two days in California and Louisiana. Newly-minted Sacramento police officer Natalie Corona, who’d just finished her field training right before Christmas,...

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Homicide detectives were investigating the death of a toddler after officers discovered his body in a Covina townhouse early Friday, authorities said. At about 3:25 a.m., a Covina police officer saw a partially clothed woman, with what looked like blood on her body, running in the middle of the...

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