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Conviction upheld in attempted murder of Rochester police officer

The Fourth Department has upheld the conviction of a man who shot at a Rochester police officer in 2006. George C. Herring, 42, was convicted in December 2007 of attempted aggravated murder, attempted aggravated assault upon a police officer or ...

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Slain police officer shot once in chase

The first member of Rochester’s police force to die in the line of duty since 1959 was killed with a single shot fired by a man wanted for a parole violation who fled from a traffic stop, authorities said Thursday. ...

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Lawsuit claims RPD used excessive force

A civil rights lawsuit has been filed in federal court on behalf of a city resident who claims a Rochester police officer beat him during an incident last August. Dwayne Ivery sustained several injuries after Rochester police officer Alexander C. ...

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Cop at scene of Webster shootings being honored

WEBSTER — The suburban Rochester police officer who exchanged gunfire with the man who killed two volunteer firefighters and wounded two others last December is being honored for his actions. Local media outlets report that Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy will ...

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Can Ga. officer be sued in Nevada?

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if a Georgia police officer working for the Drug Enforcement Administration can be sued in Nevada over the seizure of two gamblers’ money. The justices on Monday agreed to hear an appeal ...

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Cop can sue for distress caused by spit in Whopper

A police officer may recover damages for emotional distress allegedly caused by the discovery of phlegm in a Whopper served at a Burger King restaurant, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from the 9th U.S. ...

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Cop charged with assaulting concertgoer

DARIEN — A police officer has been charged with assaulting another woman during a country music concert at Darien Lake last summer. The Genesee County District Attorney’s Office tells The Buffalo New that the charge against 47-year-old Kelley Alcorn of ...

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