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Texas officer in viral hug says it 'meant the world to him'

Added: 30.03.2017 14:00 | 1 views | 0 comments

A viral video of a shy three-year-old boy hugging a Texas police officer is warming people’s hearts and the law enforcement officer told Fox News it meant the world to him.


California to seek death penalty in salon massacre

Added: 30.03.2017 3:09 | 21 views | 0 comments

California's attorney general said on Wednesday his office would press ahead in seeking the death penalty for a man who pleaded guilty to killing eight people in a 2011 shooting rampage, even though local prosecutors were sanctioned for acting improperly. The state's top elected law enforcement official assumed responsibility for the penalty phase of the case against Scott Dekraai after a California appeals court upheld a lower-court order recusing the Orange County District Attorney's Office over prosecutorial misconduct. Defense lawyers sought to remove local prosecutors and bar them from seeking the death penalty on grounds that jailhouse informants were improperly used to wring a confession from Dekraai.

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White House to launch opioid addiction commission

Added: 30.03.2017 0:59 | 19 views | 0 comments

Families wracked by drug addiction met with White House staffers who were moved to tears Wednesday during a roundtable discussion led by President Trump on efforts to combat the nation's opioid addiction crisis.
Mr. Trump convened the meeting attended by Cabinet officials, law enforcement chiefs and recovering addicts to launch ...


Multiple fatalities after Texas church bus crash

Added: 30.03.2017 0:18 | 16 views | 0 comments

Several people were killed when a church van carrying senior citizens heading home from a retreat had a head-on collision with another vehicle on Wednesday about 80 miles (130 km) west of San Antonio, Texas, law enforcement officials said.


Search For Missing Teen Allegedly Kidnapped By Teacher Continues

Added: 29.03.2017 23:01 | 2 views | 0 comments

Law enforcement officials believe 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas' teacher Tad Cummins kidnapped her. A warrant has been issued against him for kidnapping and having sexual contact with her.

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Texas Senate approves police interaction bill

Added: 29.03.2017 21:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate has voted to require high schools to provide instruction on how to best interact with law enforcement in traffic stops and other situations.
The bill by Sens. Royce West of Dallas and John Whitmire of Houston is in response to a series of ...


To address opioid crisis, Trump to give Chris Christie the helm

Added: 29.03.2017 21:09 | 9 views | 0 comments

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be taking on an advisory role within the White House as chair of a special commission to fight the ongoing opioid epidemic in the United States. The commission will also consist of US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, Defense Secretary James Mattis, and another five members from state governments, law enforcement, and other groups. The panel will assist the Trump administration in identifying federal funding streams that could help address the epidemic, including treatment for those affected, according to STAT.

Officer killed along with 3 others in Wisconsin laid to rest

Added: 29.03.2017 18:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

WESTON, Wis. (AP) - Hundreds of law enforcement officers are among those who have gathered to pay respects to a Wisconsin detective killed in the line of duty along with three others in northern Wisconsin.
The officers, in step, approach the open casket at D.C. Everest High School where they ...


Donald Trump vows to step up efforts to combat the nation's drug addiction, opioid problems

Added: 29.03.2017 18:24 | 7 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation's addiction crisis.
Trump convened an emotional roundtable Wednesday attended by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, members of his cabinet, law enforcement chiefs and recovering addicts. It was the first public event tied to the ...


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