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Car full of teenagers drives at, runs over officer who tried to stop them

iStock(BILLINGS, Mont.) — A police officer suffered serious injuries requiring surgery after a car full of teenagers accelerated and drove directly at authorities in what was an alleged deliberate attempt to hit them.The incident occurred just after 1 a.m. on the morning of Feb. 15 in Billings, Montana, when police officers located a vehicle that…read more »

Doctor allegedly took $26 million from insurers with phony medical procedures: Prosecutors

iStock(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — Federal prosecutors charged a Florida doctor for allegedly taking $26 million from Medicaid, Medicare and other health insurance for phony health procedures.Dr. Moses D. Degraft-Johnson pleaded not guilty to several criminal counts filed by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida on Thursday, including health care fraud and conspiracy…read more »

Rain in the forecast for parts of the water-logged South

iStock(JACKSON, Miss.) — Much of the nation is seeing a rather quiet Sunday, however, a new storm is set to track across the country, and another blast of cold air is lurking right behind it.The previous blast of cold air that hit the Midwest and Northeast late last week was the coldest the regions saw…read more »

One dead, four injured in nightclub shooting

iStock(HARTFORD, Conn.) — A shooting at a nightclub in Connecticut has left at least one person dead and four others injured.The incident occurred shortly before 3 a.m. at Majestic Lounge and Bar in Hartford, Connecticut, according to a tweet posted by the Hartford Police with the venue’s address.Authorities say that five people were shot, one…read more »

Grandmother arrested after abducting granddaughter at gunpoint from hospital

iStock(BOGALUSA, La.) — A 12-year-old girl who was abducted from a hospital room by her armed grandmother has been found unharmed.Evelyn Miller, 66, was arrested by the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office at a hotel in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and her granddaughter, Adreana Miller, 12, was found with her after Evelyn Miller allegedly took Adreana from Ochsner…read more »

6 police officers hospitalized after colliding with each other responding to call

iStock(CHICAGO) — Six police officers have been hospitalized after their squad cars collided with each other when they were both responding to a call.The incident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday on Chicago’s West Side, according to ABC News’ Chicago station WLS-TV.Investigators say that an unmarked car carrying four officers and a marked police…read more »

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