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September 19th is 919 DAY! Radio One of Raleigh is celebrating those that help the community. Shouts out to first responders, nurses, doctors, police officers, fire fighters, teachers, principals, mental health advisors and people who do great work in the community. Thank you for all you do. Happy 919 Day!!

A man waving a gun and shouting in a downtown Durham plaza was fatally shot by police yesterday afternoon after an hour-long standoff. According to video, the man appears to say “shoot me” repeatedly while pointing his gun in the direction of police. Bishop Franklin Hanes told WRAL News this morning that Derek Walker, an […]

Former CNN and new BET anchor T.J. Holmes was pulled over a mile away from his Atlanta home Monday morning and quickly took to Twitter to tell followers about the incident. Holmes tweeted a picture of a cop car in his side mirror with the caption “Driving while black ain’t no joke.” One of the […]

A South Carolina county’s deputies say a McDonald’s employee spit in two customers’ cups of iced tea after the drinks were returned because they weren’t sweet enough. Authorities say 19-year-old Marvin Washington Jr. was arrested Wednesday and charged with malicious tampering with food. Greenville County investigators say surveillance video caught Washington leaning over the cups […]

A state law going into effect this week would give law enforcement officers the power to take a person’s vehicle and sell it if he or she tries to flee from authorities. The so-called “Run and You’re Done” law is one of more than three dozen statutes enacted by the General Assembly this year that […]

Riot police were deployed in State College, Pa., on Wednesday night as thousands of Penn State supporters vented their anger at the firing of Joe Paterno amid a scandal over the school’s handling of child sexual abuse allegations. At around 12:20am local time Thursday, the university issued an official police dispersal order via Facebook, warning […]

I don’t condone criminal activity, but if you plan on robbing a convenience store, you might want to check that a police officer is not standing a few feet behind you the entire time. newsone Read More

VIA: WRAL.COM The man shot by police after a standoff at a Cary bank was a troubled student who, friends said,┬áhad struggled with mental health issues. Still, there was no indication that┬áDevon Mitchell, 19, who lived in the 900 block of Pony Club Circle, was headed for a deadly confrontation with police. Mitchell held at […]

LOS ANGELES — A school police officer who reported getting shot in the chest — prompting the lock-down of 9,000 students during a dragnet — shot himself and has been arrested for filing a false report, authorities said. Officer Jeffrey Stenroos was arrested Thursday night over the hoax, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck […]

FRAMINGHAM, MA A Framingham police Swat Team killed an unarmed grandfather of 12 in Framingham Massachusetts, 68-year-old Eurie Stamps. The Boston Herald Reports: A Framingham SWAT team member yesterday was placed on administrative leave for fatally shooting a 68-year-old grandfather of 12, police said, as relatives struggled to cope with the sudden and violent death. […]

New Jersey — Reuters is reporting on a new law proposed by New Jersey lawmakers that intends to curb steroid use by police officers and firefighters: Law enforcement steroid use is a problem around the country and, given that steroid use can cause aggression, can invite problems for police, said Larry Gaines, chairman of the […]

A Chicago woman faces disorderly conduct charges after she decided to call 911 hoping to scare her boyfriend into proposing marriage. myfoxchicago Read More