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Transgender student in California recants sexual assault story

Transgender student in California recants sexual assault story

HERCULES, Calif., March 5 (UPI) -- A high school student in Hercules, Calif., has admitted to lying about a sexual assault in the boys bathroom of his school.
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Former Philly narcotics detective admits criminal charges

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A former Philadelphia narcotics detective pleaded guilty to charges involving a plan to rob a drug dealer and said he is cooperating with prosecutors.

YouTube releases list of 2013's biggest videos

Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Here are the top-trending videos that defined 2013.
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Report: Crime rate in Philadelphia goes up when Eagles lose

Report: Crime rate in Philadelphia goes up when Eagles lose

Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Philadelphia crime rate soars when the Eagles lose, according to Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey, especially when they lose to the Giants at home.
Evan Bleier

Philadelphia officials discourage teens from taking part in 'knockout game'

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said they will not tolerate the "knockout game" spreading to the city.

Philadelphia's top cop seeks review of police-involved shootings

PHILADELPHIA, May 30 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said he is requesting a U.S. Justice Department review of police-involved shootings in the city.

Kidnapping hero Charles Ramsey gets free burgers for life

CLEVELAND, May 23 (UPI) -- More than a dozen Ohio restaurants are offering free burgers for life to Cleveland kidnapping hero Charles Ramsey.

Cleveland man gets free Charles Ramsey tattoo

CLEVELAND, May 13 (UPI) -- A Cleveland tattoo artist said he found a taker for his offer to give a free tattoo of local hero Charles Ramsey's face.

Prosecutor: Castro made captives abort

CLEVELAND, May 9 (UPI) -- Prosecutor Timothy McGinty said Thursday Cleveland kidnapping-rape suspect Ariel Castro forced his alleged captives to terminate their pregnancies.
Ariel Castro charged in Cleveland sex slave case

Ariel Castro charged in Cleveland sex slave case

CLEVELAND, May 8 (UPI) -- Police said Wednesday they have completed the search of the Cleveland house where three women were kept as sex slaves for a decade.

2 police calls at house where 3 kidnapped women found

CLEVELAND, May 7 (UPI) -- Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson said Tuesday police responded twice to the address where three kidnapped women were held for a decade.

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Griffin reportedly facing knee surgery ... Police interview Nets' Blatche in assault ... Knicks' Anthony talks of Garnett spat ... Cowboys fire defensive coach Rob Ryan ... Sports news from United Press International.

NBA: Brooklyn 109, Philadelphia 89

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Deron Williams put in 22 points and dished off five assists Tuesday, propelling the Brooklyn Nets over slumping Philadelphia 109-89.

Police interview Nets' Blatche in assault

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Philadelphia police said Tuesday they have interviewed Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche about an alleged sexual assault at the team's hotel.

Police officer who punched woman is fired

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia police officer who was caught on cellphone video striking a reveler at a festival will lose his job, the city's police commissioner said.
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