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Homicide spike draws alarm from Obama administration

The uptick, if it continues, threatens to draw resources away from other police department initiatives — and reverse some of the progress cities have made against violent crime over the last two decades.

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Feds probing videotaped arrest of disruptive student

The Justice Department opened a civil rights probe Tuesday into the arrest of a student who refused to leave her high school class, after a deputy was recorded flipping the girl backward in her desk and tossing her across the classroom floor.

Mug shots of Marvin Thomas (L) and Anthony Duvernay provided by the Allen County, Ohio Sheriff's Dept.

Two arrested following huge heroin bust

Two Allen County, Ohio residents are facing multiple charges after authorities found two kilos of heroin with an estimated street value of $330,000 following an investigation by a multi-agency law enforcement task force.

Police dispatch said the woman is in critical condition in an alley just west of Lafayette Street.

Woman found shot dead in car ID’d

JoeDasia Hunter, 20, of Fort Wayne was found dead in a car in the 300 block of East Esmond Street around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.