Police officer receives dozens of Valentine's Day cards

Police officer receives dozens of Valentine's Day cards

OMAHA, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- A police officer in Omaha was inundated with dozens of Valentine's Day cards after admitting to a fellow officer he never received any as a child.
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Pawnshop owner auctioning gun owned by alleged killer Dorner

LAS VEGAS, April 13 (UPI) -- A Nevada pawnshop owner says he is auctioning the gun owned by a former Los Angeles police officer who allegedly killed police officers and their relatives.
Feds: Pot possession illegal despite law

Feds: Pot possession illegal despite law

OLYMPIA, Wash., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Marijuana possession is illegal on a federal level, the Justice Department said, even as Washington state's law decriminalizing possession went into effect.

Chevron's Gorgon project to cost more?

PERTH, Australia, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Chevron's massive Gorgon liquefied natural gas project in Australia faces a cost blowout.

Ambush suspects linked to anti-gov't group

LAPLACE, La., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The alleged leader of the seven suspects in the ambush of four sheriff's deputies in Louisiana has been linked by police to a violent anti-government group.

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Police arrest 'Facebook fugitive'

Police arrest 'Facebook fugitive'

PORT ANGELES, Wash., April 17 (UPI) -- A Washington State fugitive who described his escape from police on Facebook is now in custody.

Fake rifle brings all-out police response

PORT ANGELES, Wash., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Police in Washington state surrounded an apartment building after a 911 call about a man brandishing a rifle, which turned out to be a realistic fake.

Ex-cop suspected in rush-hour sniping dies

DALLAS, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The ex-Utah state trooper suspected of being a highway sniper who killed two drivers in Texas died Wednesday night, a hospital spokesman said.

Two teens charged in bunker killings

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Authorities allege two California teens killed a young couple during a robbery in an abandoned military bunker.

Domino's: Drivers cannot carry guns

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- A spokesman for Domino's says a St. Louis pizza deliveryman who killed a robber would have been fired for carrying a gun if he had not quit.

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Woman awarded $3.76 million in damages

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., June 8 (UPI) -- Delray Beach, Fla., owes 38-year-old housekeeper Marguene St. Juste $2.25 million for failing to protect her from a dog attack. St. Juste was awarded $3.76 million by a jury for injuries she sustained when she was mauled by a neighbor's Rottweilers in Nov

Babies conceived with dead soldiers' sperm

AUSTIN, Texas, March 21 (UPI) -- A Texas baby born two years after his father died in Iraq is one of at least three children conceived using the sperm of dead military personnel.

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