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Police Report - August 12

Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

August 26, 2008 | | Crime Report


Fatal shooting by police sparks Montreal riot

MONTREAL- Rioting broke out late Sunday in a Montreal neighborhood where a young man was shot to death by police over the weekend. A police officer was shot in the leg, stores were looted and firefighters were pelted with beer bottles.

August 26, 2008 | The Associated Press | Associated Press


Hartford imposes emergency curfew after shootings

HARTFORD, Conn. - Hartford officials said Monday that they will impose a 30-day citywide curfew on everyone under 18 in response to recent violence, including a shooting over the weekend that left one teen dead and six young people wounded.

August 26, 2008 | By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press Writer | National


Mourners pray at Texas bus crash site

SHERMAN, Texas - Like others returning from a religious festival in Missouri, Hoang Vu stopped at the spot where a charter bus carrying fellow Vietnamese Catholics on the pilgrimage had crashed and killed 17 people.

August 26, 2008 | By ANDRE COE Associated Press Writer | National


Clinton to headline second night of convention

HONOLULU - Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline her own night at the Democratic National Convention, Barack Obama's campaign announced Sunday in a nod to her strong second-place showing in the party's presidential primary.

August 26, 2008 | By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Growing diversity in swing counties favors Obama

WASHINGTON - Minority Americans have been flocking to the nation's ''swing counties,'' hotly contested areas that could play a crucial role in this year's election.

August 26, 2008 | By STEVE OHLEMACHER Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Obama, McCain: By their offices ye shall know them

WASHINGTON - By their offices ye shall know them.

August 26, 2008 | By NANCY BENAC Associated Press Writer | Campaign 2008


Federal Reserve finds deepening credit crisis

WASHINGTON - More banks are tightening lending standards on home mortgages and other consumer and business loans as a deepening credit crisis exerts a heavier toll on the economy.

August 26, 2008 | By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer | Washington


Big powers urge Russia to accept truce

WASHINGTON - The world's seven largest economic powers on Monday urged Russia to accept an immediate cease-fire with Georgia and agree to mediation over the crisis as Russian forces continued advances into Georgian territory.

August 26, 2008 | By MATTHEW LEE Associated Press Writer | Washington


Slaughterhouse case fuels kosher justice movement

NEW YORK - Very little goes unexamined in the kosher world.

August 26, 2008 | By RACHEL ZOLL AP Religion Writer | National


BA goes 4-2 in tough tournament

MACON - Bulloch Academy finished third in the 10-team Windsor Academy girls' varsity fast-pitch softball tournament over the weekend at Freedom Park.

August 26, 2008 | From staff and wire reports | Sports


Relatives mourn 3 killed in Miss. casino bus crash

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A woman who was among three people killed when a casino bus overturned on a rainy stretch of Mississippi road was taking a trip she had taken several times before: a girls' getaway with her best friend.

August 26, 2008 | By KATRINA A. GOGGINS Associated Press Writer | National


Kabul bomb kills 3 civilians, wounds NATO soldiers

KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber rammed his car into a NATO convoy in Kabul on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding at least a dozen, officials said. Clashes and an airstrike in the south killed 25 militants and eight civilians held hostage by insurgents.

August 26, 2008 | By RAHIM FAIEZ Associated Press Writer | Associated Press


Mich. AG: Detroit mayor violated bail terms again

DETROIT - A prosecutor on Monday accused Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of violating his bond in an assault case by spending time over the weekend with his sister, one of 11 witnesses listed by authorities.

August 26, 2008 | By ED WHITE Associated Press Writer | National


Atlanta airport responds to soft shoe accidents

ATLANTA - The hustle of the world's busiest airport is now regularly interrupted by an announcement warning travelers of the dangers of ''shoe entrapment'' on escalators.

August 26, 2008 | By JUANITA COUSINS Associated Press Writer | National


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