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Woman Wrongly Locked Up for Murder Sues State Trooper

March 29, 2017 |

A Kentucky woman with one leg who was wrongly locked up for murder is now free to sue the state trooper who testified she somehow dragged a dead body from her home and tossed it off a bridge, the Courier-Journal reports. The 1998 murder of Kyle Breeden went unsolved for…
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Ex-State Trooper Charged in Deaths of Pregnant Wife, Baby

March 20, 2017 |

More than three years after their deaths, a former Pennsylvania state trooper has been charged in the fatal shooting of his pregnant wife , which also resulted in the death of the baby she was carrying. Joseph Miller, who resigned from the state police Wednesday, told dispatchers during the 911 call…
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Texas Trooper Injured by Gunfire From Mexico

November 28, 2016 |

A Texas state trooper was wounded on the Texas-Mexico border when a bullet apparently strayed from a gun battle on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the trooper suffered a leg wound in the Friday afternoon incident, the AP reports.The trooper…
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Trooper Kills Deaf Man After 7-Mile Chase

August 24, 2016 |

A family is left searching for answers after a deaf man was shot and killed by a North Carolina state trooper last week, CNN reports. Daniel Harris, 29, was driving on the interstate near Charlotte when a trooper attempted to pull him over Thursday. Harris didn’t stop, and the trooper…
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Proselytizing Indiana State Trooper Gets Fired

April 8, 2016 |

If you got pulled over by Indiana State Trooper Brian Hamilton, there’s a chance you would have gotten a ticket … and a sermon. And, state police officials say, it was Hamilton’s penchant for proselytizing that cost him his job, the Indianapolis Star reports. He was fired Thursday after being…
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Ex: Man Who Killed Trooper Hated Police

April 1, 2016 |

More information is emerging about the shooter and Virginia state trooper killed in Thursday’s violence at a Greyhound bus station in Richmond. The AP reports 37-year-old Chad Dermyer, a former Marine, was participating in a counterterrorism exercise at the bus station with a dozen or so other troopers. Part of…
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Trooper, Gunman Dead in Bus Station Shooting

April 1, 2016 |

A gunman fatally shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were also shot but were expected to recover, reports AP . It’s unclear what motivated the attack, which…
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Texas Trooper Who Stopped Sandra Bland Is Fired

March 3, 2016 |

A Texas trooper indicted over his arrest of a black woman who was later found dead in jail has been formally fired, three months after his bosses first announced they would do so, state officials said Wednesday. Former Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Brian Encinia can still appeal the…
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Man suspected of killing Pa. state trooper captured

October 30, 2014 |

Man suspected of killing Pa. state trooper captured

 Eric Frein

AP

Eric Frein, accused of shooting a Pa. state trooper in September, had eluded cops for months, hiding out in the Pocono Mountains.How cops reportedly nabbed him