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Judge throws out arrest of cop accused in fatal DUI crash

http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com

A Cook County judge today ruled that a Chicago police officer accused of drunk driving in a fatal crash on Thanksgiving 2007 was arrested and detained without probable cause.

Judge Thomas V. Gainer Jr. also called the police lieutenant who ordered Officer John Ardelean's arrest not a credible witness.

"Probable cause to arrest in this case comes down to the credibility of Lt. (John) Magruder and this court does not believe Lt. Magruder's testimony," Gainer wrote in his opinion.

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Six Men Say Chicago Cops Ran Wild

http://www.courthousenews.com

Six men say that 20 Chicago cops assaulted, Tasered and Maced them in a private home, with a helicopter hovering overhead, because the men had shouted that "the kids were OK" as cops patted down a group of 10- and 11-year-old kids on the street.

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Federal Bureaucrat Accused of Rape at Gunpoint

http://www.cbsnews.com

A U.S. federal air marshal was arrested Saturday, accused of raping a woman at gunpoint inside a Seattle hotel room while on a layover for his job.

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Police beat student without provocation

http://voices.washingtonpost.com

The Prince George's County prosecutors have dropped charges against two University of Maryland students they claimed struck mounted Park Police officers and their horses after a basketball game in March. A video shot by another student, meanwhile, shows police beating one of those students without apparent provocation.

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Man claims wrongful arrest after helping neighbor in house fire

http://www.dallasnews.com

Juan Garcia's neighbor says he's a hero for going into her burning house in Farmers Branch to save her husband. But instead of a hero's award, Garcia said, what he got from the Farmers Branch police was an arrest on charges of public intoxication and assault, for touching a police officer.

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Deputy sheriff gets 14 years for sexual assault of girl

http://www.kansascity.com

Federal authorities filed the civil rights charge after a Jackson County judge placed Burgess on probation. Burgess had pleaded guilty in Jackson County Circuit Court to charges of statutory sodomy and sexual assault for his actions during the July 2007 incident.

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Motorcyclist Charged With Felony For Posting Video on YouTube

http://www.cyrilhuzeblog.com

A Maryland man now faces up to five years in prison after he recorded his traffic stop last month in Harford County. Graber was speeding with his motorcycle with a camera attached to his helmet recording his ride.

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Video Cameras in police cars making some cops nervous

http://www.suntimes.com

"Privately, some cops told the Chicago Sun-Times they were ignoring the rule to turn on camera systems because they're worried their words and actions will come back to haunt them."

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Lying COP.

http://scienceblogs.com

Police officer tells one story on the police report -- after roughing up a motorist he'd pulled over, knocking him to the ground -- and the dashboard video tells the opposite story.

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Woman turns herself in for DWI, now facing 2yrs in prison

http://www.koat.com

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --
A mother calls 911 to report a drunken driver -- herself.

"I'm calling the cops on myself, because I can't drive drunk and went down the street driving with my kids."

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