Posts Tagged Crime

‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer speaks in front of images from security video and an enlargement of an airsoft pistol used in the robbery of a Wendy's restaurant on Tuesday, during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with Omaha police, was killed on Tuesday during an armed robbery at a Wendy's fast-food restaurant. The armed robber was shot and died as well. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.

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Experts want to see NFL act on domestic violence

In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, right, speaks alongside his wife, Janay, during a news conference, Friday, May 23, in Owings Mills, Md. Rice’s two-game suspension for domestic violence begins Saturday, a punishment handed down after grainy video showed him dragging his then-fiancee off a casino elevator unconscious Feb. 15. He has not divulged what happened in the elevator except to call his actions "totally inexcusable'' at a news conference after his suspension was announced. His assault charges could be expunged once he completes a diversion program. So the NFL gave him the only punishment he likely faces in a suspension and a fine that totals more than $500,000. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ravens running back Ray Rice is sitting out two games for domestic violence. A positive marijuana test triggered a yearlong ban for Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon, costing him the 2014 season.

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Shooting reported at home of Jermain Taylor

Boxer Jermain Taylor walks from the Pulaski County Jail in Little Rock, Ark., after spending the night there Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Taylor is free on a $25,000 bond after the former middleweight champion was jailed in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) — Boxer Jermain Taylor was freed on $25,000 bond Wednesday after police detained the former middleweight champion in the shooting of his cousin at his suburban Little Rock home.

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Cops: 3rd Brown player cited in sex assault probe

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two Brown University football players who were investigated in an alleged sexual assault case referred to a third player being involved, according to law enforcement documents.

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Police: Arkansas man arrested in Magnolia shooting

MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who they say is responsible for the murder of a Southern Arkansas University football player and another man.

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