Border Patrol helicopter fired upon, forced to land

Author: Les Lethal
Associated Press LAREDO, Texas — A U.S. Border Patrol helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in Texas after it was fired upon. The incident happened about 5 p.m. Friday while the aircraft was patrolling the Rio Grande near the far northwest corner of the border city of Laredo. Webb County Sheriff Martin Cuellar (KWAY'-yahr) tells the Laredo Morning Times that out of five shots …
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Source: LA chief, watchdog find close-range police shooting justified

Author: Les Lethal
By Tami Abdollah Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles police chief and his department's independent watchdog have found that a fatal close-range shooting of a 25-year-old black man by officers last year was justified, a department source said. However, the findings by Chief Charlie Beck and the inspector general are only recommendations to the Police Commission, which will determine …
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Cop killer, convicted murderer escape from NY maximum-security prison

Author: Les Lethal
Associated Press DANNEMORA, N.Y. — Two convicted murderers escaped from a maximum-security prison near the Canadian border in upstate New York, authorities said Saturday. Richard Matt, 48, and David Sweat, 34, are dangerous and should not be approached, New York state police warned. Sweat is serving a sentence of life without parole after he was convicted of first-degree murder for killing a Broome …
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