Weare officer won't face charges in fatal shooting

A report from the state Attorney General's Office called an August drug sting that resulted in the fatal shooting of an alleged drug dealer "ill-conceived," but said the officer who fired the fatal shot will not face any criminal charges.

A 44-page report released Wednesday said the AG's Office was unable to determine if the conduct of Officer Nicholas Nadeau was justified when he shot suspected heroin dealer Alex Cora deJesus, 35, of Manchester at Lanctot's Plaza parking lot on Route 114 in Weare.

Man hospitalized following Worthington Street stabbing

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man is hospitalized from a stabbing at a restaurant in Springfield early Sunday morning.

According to Springfield Police Lieutenant Thomas Maccini, just before 2:30 Sunday morning, police were called to Piccolo Restaurant at 304 Worthington Street for a fight.

10th-grader suspended for having yellow squirt gun

A 10th-grader in Maine has been suspended for 10 days for having a bright yellow squirt gun.

The Sun Journal (http://bit.ly/Qg2BFn) says the teen was suspended in accordance with Lewiston High School policy after the toy fell out of his backpack. The student wasn't identified.

School Superintendent Bill Webster tells the newspaper that the suspension could be reduced and that administrators "will work to balance the discipline with the facts of the case."

He also says that water pistols, even ones that don't look like guns, can be disruptive.

Nev. Ranch Standoff Ends; Legal Fight Continues

A Nevada rancher has prevailed in a standoff against the federal government over grazing rights for his cattle. But the legal battles are far from over.

Cliven Bundy, 67, attracted the attention of militiamen nationwide after he refused to pay grazing fees to the federal government -- which then seized Bundy's cattle. States' rights protestors and militia members rallied to Bundy's side, escalating tensions until the Bureau of Land Management finally agreed to release his cows on Saturday, reports the Las Vegas Sun.

What legal troubles still await this stalwart rancher?

Curious Cop Downloaded Hundreds Of Private Prescription Records Because He Could

<img src="http://libertycrier.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/prescription-medicine... align="right" size="300">Today, the ACLU and ACLU of Utah filed an amicus brief in support of a Utah paramedic whose Fourth Amendment rights were violated when police swept up his confidential prescription records in a dragnet search. Law enforcement’s disregard for basic legal protections in the case is shocking.

Mass Stabbing Suspect Alex Hribal's Mental State To Be Evaluated

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The legal fate of the 16-year-old boy accused of stabbing or slashing 21 fellow students and a security guard at his high school will probably pivot more on his mental state than his tender age, attorneys say.

The sheer number of victims won't preclude him from being treated as a juvenile, something that would assure his freedom by age 21, lawyers say.

Five Killed In University House Party Stabbing

<img src="http://media.skynews.com/media/images/generated/2014/4/15/302729/default... align="right" width="320">Five people have been killed at a house party in Calgary in what has been described as the city's "worst mass murder".

The son of a veteran Canadian police officer has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Police Chief Rick Hanson said: "We have never seen five people killed at one scene. The scene was horrific."

At least 20 people were at the party which was being held to celebrate the end of classes at the University of Calgary.

Boston policemen complain about new plan to watch their movements

It looks like Boston’s Finest is going to be watched by its own. As the result of new contract negotiations between the City of Boston and the Boston Police Department, police cruisers will potentially be outfitted with GPS devices designed to monitor how cop cars move around the city. The contract includes some additional changes and still needs to be approved by the Boston City Council.

LAPD officers tampered with in-car recording equipment, records show

<img src="http://cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/3118398953_d804156... align="right" width="320">The Los Angeles Police Commission is investigating how half of the recording antennas in the Southeast Division went missing, seemingly as a way to evade new self-monitoring procedures that the Los Angeles Police Department imposed last year.

Knife-wielding student wounds 22 in Pennsylvania school

<img src="http://s1.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20140409&t=2&i=881975812&... align="right" width="300">(Reuters) - A 16-year-old student wielding two knives went on a stabbing rampage in the hallways of a Pittsburgh-area high school on Wednesday, wounding 22 people before he was tackled by an assistant principal, officials said.

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