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  • After 30 years, emotional Sarasota officer makes final radio call

    SARASOTA (FOX 13) – It was an emotional moment for a retiring Sarasota police officer as said farewell on his last day on duty. The Sarasota Police Department shared heartwarming video of Officer Andre Jenkins, who has served the city for three decades. During his last patrol shift, he went...
  • WW II veteran to graduate 68 years after leaving college

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – Like so many American soldiers returning home from World War II, Bob Barger started working a new job and going to college. Once he settled into his career and raising a family, finishing school was no longer a priority. Now, 68 years since he last sat...
  • Unarmed black man fatally shot by NYPD had long rap sheet, once arrested without pants and eating rocks: report

    A man shot and killed by an NYPD officer Wednesday evening reportedly had a long rap sheet, including one incident in 2008 where officers found him on the street without pants, eating rocks. Saheed Vassell, a 34-year-old whose family describes him as having bipolar disorder, was killed in a...
  • Officer kidnapped, dragged 1 mile during traffic stop

    COBB COUNTY, Ga. – Marietta police said they have arrested several people early Thursday morning.  Police said officers initiated a near Delk Road and Franklin Gateway. During the traffic stop, one officer “was pushed out into traffic on Delk and another one was pulled into the suspect vehicle while attempting...
  • Man in critical condition after being shot by Atlanta officer, GBI says

    ATLANTA – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling an officer-involved shooting that happened in southwest Atlanta.  We first reported the shooting as breaking news Saturday on the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11 p.m.  The GBI said officers responded to a house in the 2000 block of...
  • 5K race to help family of fallen officer Chase Maddox

    LOCUST GROVE, Ga. – The Locust Grove community will run this weekend in honor of fallen officer Chase Maddox. Funds raised through The Chase 5K will help with his wife and children’s immediate and future needs. Maddox was fatally shot, and two Henry County deputies were wounded, when a...
  • Tropical resort seeks ‘chief flamingo officer’

    TAMPA (FOX 13) – A new resort in the Bahamas is looking for a qualified person to be its CFO — “chief flamingo officer.” The new Baha Mar resort needs a person who can take care of it resident flock of flamingos, which are expected to arrive later this...
  • Officer in Canada prime minister motorcade hurt

    LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Latest on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to California (all times local): 10:20 p.m. A crash involving motorcycle officers accompanying Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his visit to Southern California sent one officer to the hospital, but Trudeau’s vehicle was not involved and...
  • Officer goes beyond duty to help homeless woman find meal

    COBB COUNTY, Ga. – A Cobb County police officer went above and beyond the line of duty to help a local homeless woman get a much-needed meal. In a Facebook post, Cobb County Police said that V.I.P.E.R. Officer Walker went to check on the woman who was standing on...