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Police arrest man after car involved in 2 police chases

Police arrest man after car involved in 2 police chases ATLANTA (AP) — Officials said a state trooper fired at a suspect during a chase, but no one was injured. Georgia State Patrol spokeswoman Tracey Watson told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution a trooper was trying to stop a car Monday morning for a … Full News […]

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Arrest made in Athens Gardens shooting, police searching for second alleged

Arrest made in Athens Gardens shooting, police searching for second alleged … Athens-Clarke County police arrested a woman and are looking for a man who exchanged gunshots Monday morning during a dispute at the Athens Gardens apartment complex. Shaneeka Chanel Whitehead, 23, was arrested Monday night and police are … Full News here – Read more […]

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Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas

Police kill 2 gunmen outside Muhammad cartoon event in Texas GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Two gunmen were killed Sunday in Texas after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad, and a bomb squad was called in to search their vehicle as a precaution, … Full News here […]

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Police say violent robbers targeting Athens, UGA campus

Police say violent robbers targeting Athens, UGA campus Police in Athens-Clarke County are searching for a group of men involved in a string of armed robberies. Authorities say the men robbed students, employees and residents in the Athens and UGA communities. Officers say they're looking for the men who … Full News here – Read more […]

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Police report follies: Tales from Athens County

Police report follies: Tales from Athens County A lot of strange things happen throughout Athens County that draw the attention of local law enforcement but don't necessarily end up in charges, press releases or news reports. In this new occasional feature, we will highlight some of the incidents … Full News here – Read more […]

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4/4/2015: Front Page: Police net deadly gang

The Greek police have arrested 10 suspects and issued warrants for another 14 who are believed to be part of an international gang credited with at least two murders, human trafficking and 19 robberies. The multinational gang is thought to have netted… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Police find Xeros’s bomb-testing spot

Counterterrorism officers investigating the apparent links between November 17 convict Christodoulos Xeros and jailed members of Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire believe a plot of land in Neo Peramo, close to Elefsina, served as a bomb-testing area for members of guerrilla groups. Full News here – Latest News

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Greek protesters target police, torch cars in Athens demanding prison closure

Greek protesters target police, torch cars in Athens demanding prison closure Protesters in Athens threw petrol bombs at police and set cars on fire as they demanded the release of jailed political prisoners. They also want the Syriza government to keep its promise to close down the controversial high-security 'Type C' prisons. Full News here […]

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3/23/2015: Front Page: Jihadist suspect slips through police fingers

A French national wanted on an international arrest warrant on suspicion of links with Islamic State jihadists managed to elude authorities after being briefly detained in Athens in January in the wake of a major anti-terror operation in eastern… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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3/21/2015: Front Page: Police trace suspects of abusive messages

Cyber crimes police officers have identified a blog where three users posted abusive messages online against Vangelis Giakoumakis, the 20-year-old Dairy School student who killed himself last month in Ioannina, northern Greece. The identities of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Thessaloniki police arrest 26-year-old for sexually harassing children

A 26-year-old man faced a prosecutor on Saturday after being caught in the act of performing sexually lewd acts in front of schoolchildren in Thessaloniki. Full News here – Latest News

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Jihadist suspect slips through Greek police fingers

A French national wanted on an international arrest warrant on suspicion of links with Islamic State jihadists managed to elude authorities after being briefly detained in Athens in January in the wake of a major anti-terror operation in eastern Belgium. Full News here – Latest News

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3/20/2015: Front Page: Neighborhood police to start

The Citizens’ Protection Ministry said yesterday that “neighborhood policemen” would be on the beat in Athens and Thessaloniki from Monday. The officers will start patrolling in the Athens suburbs of Halandri and Kallithea, as well as the Thessaloniki… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Photographs of suspected pedophile published by police

The Greek Police on Wednesday released the name and photographs of a 67-year-old man accused of sexually abusing minors. The suspect, Nikolaos Flamouropoulos, was detained in Thessaloniki on March 12. Full News here – Latest News

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3/18/2015: Front Page: Greek police, Europol crack trafficking ring

Sixteen people have been arrested in connection with an international human-trafficking ring that allegedly earned 8 million euros from smuggling Syrian migrants from Turkey into Greece, European police organization Europol announced yesterday in The… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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