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  • Ex-cop exchanges fire with Calif. authorities

    February 12, 2013 3:55 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Authorities in Southern California said a fugitive ex-LAPD officer barricaded himself in a a cabin in the San Bernardino mountains and exchanged fire with police searching for him. Two officers were wounded in the exchange and airlifted to nearby hospitals, according to authorities. A law... more »
  • Jurors hear defendant's statement on Taser death

    October 22, 2010 4:15 AM

    Jurors in the manslaughter trial of ex-cop Scott Nugent have heard the statement made to investigators after a prisoner in his custody was repeatedly shocked and later died. Winn Parish District Attorney Chris Nevils told a jury that the 24-year-old officer used excessive force when he shocked Baron Pikes nine... more »
  • Taser death trial rescheduled

    February 1, 2010 3:38 PM

    A judge has agreed to postpone a trial for a former Louisiana police officer accused of repeatedly jolting a handcuffed man with a stun gun before he died. A trial for former Winnfield police officer Scott Nugent on manslaughter and malfeasance in office charges was scheduled to start Feb.... more »

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