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State Police respond to Brittany Irish’s criticism

State Police respond to Brittany Irish’s criticism

| July 22, 2015

Chief of the Maine State Police Colonel Robert Williams has released a statement about their actions in last week’s shootings, in which Anthony Lord allegedly killed two people, and injured several others. “State Police wish to express sympathy and condolences to all of the victims of the events last week in Benedicta, Silver Ridge and Lee.  Brittany Irish […]

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Charleston Church Shooting…Updated

Charleston Church Shooting…Updated

| June 18, 2015

  CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – Update…(11:29 AM) Dylann Roof has been taken into custody in North Carolina.  Roof has felony drug case, 1 misdemeanor, no other criminal history. Update…(10:38 AM)Police have identified the suspect as 21 year old Dylann Roof of Lexington, S.C.  According to witnesses, Roof announced he was at the church to “shoot […]

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Panel: Sheriff’s Deputy Justified in Shooting Man

Panel: Sheriff’s Deputy Justified in Shooting Man

| June 16, 2015

PARIS, Maine (AP) – A statewide panel has cleared an Oxford County sheriff’s deputy of wrongdoing for shooting a 31-year-old man during an armed confrontation in Lovell. Sheriff Wayne Gallant tells the Sun Journal the panel found Cpl. George Cayer’s actions were justified and called the department’s policies for handling armed confrontations more than adequate. […]

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Perth Andover residents react to Ottawa shootings

Perth Andover residents react to Ottawa shootings

| October 22, 2014

Ottawa may be more than eight hours away from Perth Andover, but residents in the small village in New Brunswick were devastated to hear about Wednesday’s shootings at their capital. “Horrifies me and makes me feel sad for all of the victims,” said resident Mary Dee. The city is on lockdown after a gunman shot […]

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Florida Shooting

Florida Shooting

| September 18, 2014

TWO ADULTS AND SIX CHILDREN ARE DEAD IN WHAT POLICE SAY IS A MURDER-SUICIDE SHOOTING IN NORTH FLORIDA. THE SHOOTINGS HAPPENED IN A HOME IN BELL, FLORIDA – ABOUT 80 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JACKSONVILLE. POLICE SAY THEY RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL FROM THE SUSPECT – IDENTIFIED AS 51-YEAR-OLD DON CHARLES SPIRIT. POLICE ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND […]

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