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By Ryan Callihan The Bradenton Herald
BRADENTON, Fla. — State troopers are joining the fight against the nation’s opioid epidemic.
Florida Highway Patrol announced Wednesday that troopers will begin carrying Naloxone, which is more commonly known as Narcan, its brand name. The drug can reverse the effects of an overdose in seconds.
Troopers in Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin and Indian River counties will be the first ones issued with the Narcan. FHP...
By PoliceOne Staff
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two North Carolina troopers went above and beyond to help a mother who was in a childcare bind.
KTVU reports that last month, Starbucks shift supervisor Harper Spell received a call from one of her employees, Shantaphae Blakes, who was in tears because she couldn’t find anyone to look after her child while she worked. Spell told her she could bring her daughter, Dilynn, into work and they would figure out a solution to the...
Beth Burger and Jim Woods and John Futty The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Chaos unfolded Wednesday afternoon in a hallway outside a Franklin County courtroom, when a scuffle involving a teenage defendant, his family members and a deputy ended in fatal gunfire.
The Franklin County sheriff's office deputy, who was knocked to the ground, fired a single shot, killing 16-year-old Joseph Edward Haynes of the Hilltop.
Haynes was in court on two...
By Carli Teproff and Charles Rabin Miami Herald
MIAMI — Miami-Dade police announced late Wednesday they arrested a man in the armed robbery and shooting of an off-duty Doral police officer in the driveway of his Palmetto Bay home.
Kionne Bell, 22, was being held in jail with no bond on charges including attempted second-degree murder, armed robbery, aggravated battery on person 65 years or older and armed burglary.
Late Tuesday night, veteran police officer Lt....
By Mark Scolforo Associated Press
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A member of the U.S. Marshals Service was shot and killed early Thursday while serving a warrant, the mayor of Harrisburg said.
Two other officers were also shot, including a Harrisburg police officer who "bravely returned fire and critically injured the gunman," Mayor Eric Papenfuse said.
York City Police said one of its officers was shot and was taken to a hospital for treatment of...