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2008-07-02 06:00:43

By Erin L. Nissley, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 2--A former Old Forge police officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the borough claiming his constitutional rights were violated because he has not been rehired by the department. The federal lawsuit filed Monday by Michael B. Keslosky is the latest salvo in a long-standing feud with the borough over his employment. He was first hired in 1979 as a police officer for Old Forge, but has not worked a shift since 1998. The...

2008-06-21 09:00:33

SUPERMODEL Naomi Campbell was yesterday ordered to carry out 200 hours of community service for kicking and spitting at police officers after going "berserk" on an aircraft. The 38-year-old screamed foul-mouthed abuse at the captain of a British Airways flight waiting to take off from Heathrow Airport when one of her bags went missing during chaos at Terminal 5. The model flew into a rage when officers arrived to remove her from the plane, lashing out and accusing them of targeting her...

2008-06-21 09:00:32

Temperamental model Naomi Campbell was sentenced to 200 hours of community service Friday after pleading guilty to assaulting two police officers after an "air rage" incident at Heathrow Airport in London.She also was ordered to pay $400 to each of the police officers she attacked and $300 to Miles Sutherland, the captain of the British Airways plane she disrupted, in addition to a $4,600 fine. She could have received six months' jail time and a heavy fine for the six offenses stemming from a...

2008-06-20 18:00:02

Naomi Campbell reportedly is expected to be sentenced to community service after she pleaded guilty to assaulting a police officer at London's Heathrow Airport. The supermodel was removed from a British Airways plane April 3 after she verbally abused staff, screamed and swore because one of her checked bags had gone missing. The Times of London said Campbell pleaded guilty Friday in a London court to kicking and spitting at police officers who escorted her off of the plane after she...

2008-03-16 15:00:25

By W Zachary Malinowski Providence police assigned to high schools and middle schools walk the line between authority and friend. PROVIDENCE -- "Nice haircut!" barks the police officer. "Nice haircut!" Patrolman Christopher Owens walks the halls of Hope High School and confronts the teenage boys who stroll the halls with flat-brim baseball caps or hooded sweatshirts covering their heads. The boys know that Owens couldn't care less about their hairstyle; instead, he is sending a message...

2007-10-27 06:00:19

By Anne Blythe, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Oct. 27--DURHAM -- A female police officer at N.C. Central University who was forced to resign after lodging a sexual harassment complaint was a victim of retaliation and a sexually hostile work environment, a federal employment investigation has found. Cinnamon Forrest, who was employed by the NCCU campus police department for nearly eight months in 2005, started crying, she said, after receiving the finding from the Equal...

2006-09-04 20:01:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - San Diego Chargers linebacker Steve Foley will miss the NFL season after being shot by an off-duty police officer on Sunday, the team announced Monday. The Chargers placed Foley on the non-football injured reserve list on Monday, the day after he was shot near his suburban Poway home. Foley remains in a stable condition in hospital after the incident, with the team refusing to comment on the details of the shooting. "Our concern right now is for Steve's overall...

2006-04-25 14:11:24

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States asked Russia on Tuesday to let New York City prosecute a Russian diplomat accused of driving while drunk and striking a police officer with his car last weekend. An official at Russia's Mission to the United Nations said the mission had received a diplomatic note from the U.S. government concerning 28-year-old envoy Ilya Morozov, but would have no immediate comment. "We are studying this document," the official said. The request that...

2006-04-06 12:24:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Rep. Cynthia McKinney apologized on Thursday over her run-in with a police officer at the U.S. Capitol that led to the congresswoman being investigated. "I am sorry that misunderstanding happened at all and I regret its escalation and I apologize," the Georgia Democrat said in a short speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. U.S. Capitol Police on Monday gave its findings about McKinney to the U.S. Attorney's Office, which was deciding...

2005-12-10 20:22:48

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police said on Saturday they had arrested television and film actor Lillo Brancato on suspicion of carrying out a burglary in which a police officer was shot and killed. Brancato, 29, appeared several times as a mobster in the hit television show "The Sopranos," and in several films including "A Bronx Tale" opposite Robert De Niro. He was arrested in June for heroin possession. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly told reporters that Daniel Enchautegui, a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.