Defense attorneys question deputies’ use of marijuana citations

When an Orange County deputy sheriff pulled over a University of Central Florida student not far from campus early July 26 and found a small bit of marijuana in the car he was driving, the deputy offered a potentially enticing option.The deputy told Luis Cruz he was facing a misdemeanor charge, but could fix it by paying a fine to the Clerk of Courts Office, similar to a traffic ticket, the student recalled Friday."He said it would turn into a civil citation and that it would be nothing," said C...

Possible shootout near Surry Hills police station. Pic: Twitter/Brendan …

Possible shootout near Surry Hills police station. Pic: Twitter/Brendan ...NEWS.com.auPolice spotted the vehicle in Mortdale at about 9.50am when police initiated a pursuit which over the next hour travelled the length of the M5, M7 and the M2. The chase ended outside the Surry Hills Police Station in Goulburn street when the car was ...
  October 31, 2014  

SD suspect in officer-involved shooting arrested

SD suspect in officer-involved shooting arrested SD suspect in officer-involved shooting arrestedBlack Hills PioneerDANTE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in an incident in Charles Mix County that involved shots fired by a sheriff's deputy. Photo sales-House ad AP Pro 32 Gameday Blog. Attorney General Marty Jackley says 40-year-old Russell Turner Jr.
  October 31, 2014  

Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issues

Durbin, Oberweis at odds on gun control, other social issuesChicago TribuneJim Oberweis, a conservative Republican, disagree sharply on social issues, including gun control, abortion and same-sex marriage. Durbin, 69, who is seeking a fourth Senate term in Tuesday's election, complains that Chicago is "awash in guns" being ...
  October 31, 2014  

Suspect steals HPD car, leads police on chase

Suspect steals HPD car, leads police on chase Suspect steals HPD car, leads police on chaseKHOUHOUSTON – A suspect is in custody tonight after stealing a Houston police car and leading police on a chase through northwest Houston. The suspect stole the vehicle near Fairbanks North Houston and led police on a 20-minute chase that ended when the ...Officers chase driver in stolen HPD car Chron.com1 detained after allegedly stealing HPD cruiser KPRC Houston
  October 31, 2014  

Calif. AG Warns of News Subscription Scams

Calif. AG Warns of News Subscription Scams           SAN FRANCISCO (CN) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris issued a Halloween warning to consumers - especially seniors - for the latest scam invading mailboxes that's all tricks and not treats: fake newspaper subscriptions.     Harris' consumer alert involves deceptive mailings that claim to be bills, invoices or renewal notices from a local paper. In reality, Harris says, they're most likely a scam. &...
  October 31, 2014  

Clarksville man pleads guilty to robbery at motel

Clarksville man pleads guilty to robbery at motel Clarksville man pleads guilty to robbery at motelClarksville Leaf ChronicleCLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A Clarksville man accused of robbing and assaulting a man at a local motel pleaded guilty and will be sentenced at a later date. Nicholas Levy Bryant was charged with aggravated robbery, theft and identity theft in connection with ...
  October 31, 2014  

Harbour Bridge blocked off by police after car chase

Harbour Bridge blocked off by police after car chase Harbour Bridge blocked off by police after car chaseSydney Morning HeraldHowever, a NSW police spokeswoman said there were no gunshots and more details would be released shortly. Kathy Kiernan said she was on her way to a wedding, when she saw the BMW and several police cars "scream" past her. "A police car went past ...Police chase car across Harbour Bridge after stabbing The Daily TelegraphPolice arrest man in white MW sedan after dramatic high speed chase across ... Daily ...
  October 31, 2014  

More Athletes Challenge NCAA Compensation Cap

More Athletes Challenge NCAA Compensation Cap      OAKLAND, Calif. (CN) - Two student athletes joined Clemson football player Martin Jenkins in challenging NCAA rules that limit or cap the amount of compensation and benefits players can earn while enrolled in college.     Wisconsin sophomore forward Nigel Hayes and Anfornee Stewart, starting linebacker for Middle Tennessee State, added their names to the class action led by Jenkins. In an amended complaint filed Thursday, Rutgers basketball ...
  October 31, 2014  

High-speed chase in North Pole, Fairbanks involves collision with police car

High-speed chase in North Pole, Fairbanks involves collision with police carFairbanks Daily News-MinerFAIRBANKS—A vehicle driven by a 24-year-old North Pole woman allegedly collided with a police cruiser and was driven at speeds of more than 100 mph with multiple flat tires during a chase between Badger Road and Fairbanks late Thursday. A charging ...
  October 31, 2014