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Mob Museum unveiling major renovation on Valentine’s Day

The Mob Museum in Downtown Las Vegas is unveiling a major renovation on Valentine’s Day.

The renovation on the first floor includes a brand-new exhibition spaced named Organized Crime Today, which focuses on the modernization and evolution of organized crime in the present day.

Two new experiential spaces include the Use of Force Training Experience and Crime Lab, which join the Museum’s already robust experiential platform, focusing on methods employed by law enforcement to apprehend and prosecute criminals and their organizations.

Organized Crime Today Exhibition

Thanks to countless pop culture references and notorious 20th-century organized crime figures such as Al Capone, Bugsy Siegel and John Gotti, the concept of organized crime calls to mind images of bygone eras when speakeasies, Mob-run casinos and infamous Mafia families thrived. In fact, organized crime proliferates around the globe today. No longer centered in neighborhoods, cities or regions, contemporary crime networks extend across national borders and their illegal

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Major Crimes Task Force investigating Channahon death

Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
County investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.

CHANNAHON — The Will County Major Crimes Task Force was investgating a suspicious death in Channahon on Tuesday, police said.

The Channahon Police Department issued an advisory Tuesday afternoon that officers are conducting an investigation into a death at an apartment in the 25000 block of Bridge Street.

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Major Crimes Task Force investigating Channahon death | Morris …

Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
County investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.
Investigators search through an apartment Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, after a body was discovered in Channahon, Ill.

CHANNAHON – The woman who was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Tuesday in a Channahon apartment was an emergency dispatcher with Western Will County Communications Center.

Channahon Deputy Police Chief Adam Bogart confirmed that 23-year-old Samantha Harer worked for WESCOM as a dispatcher.

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Major crime scene investigation in San Jose – KGO

San Jose Police say their resources were stretched while investigating the deaths of three people in two unrelated shootings overnight.

A police spokesperson says a man shot and killed a woman at South First Street and West Alma Avenue. Detectives were seen around the Denny’s restaurant. Police say a man shot a woman in what appears to be a domestic violence incident. The man then shot himself. Both died at the scene. They have yet to be identified.

RELATED: 2 dead in shooting late Monday night in San Jose

San Jose Police were then called to a shooting about a mile away at a car wash on Keyes Street and South 9th Street at around 2:20 a.m.. Officers found a man with at least one gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

Police are not giving any details on suspects or if there was an arrest.

“This is too close to home. I’ve got

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Major crime scene investigation in San Jose | abc7news.com – KGO

Police are investigating a fatal shooting early this morning in San Jose that occurred just hours after and a few blocks away from an apparent murder-suicide late Monday night, a police spokesman said.

At 2:28 a.m., officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 300 block of Keyes Street.

Arriving officers found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Sgt. Enrique Garcia.

The identity of the victim will not be released until the Santa Clara County medical examiner’s office notifies his next of kin.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Sgt. John Barg or Detective Wayne Smith at (408) 277-5283. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-7867.

The fatal shooting occurred just blocks away from another fatal shooting that occurred late Monday night, is believed to be a murder-suicide and is

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‘Major incident’ forensic, police and paramedic exercise passes off successfully

Mon 05 February 2018

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‘Major incident’ forensic, police and paramedic exercise passes off successfully

A series of murders, false trails and a suspect with knowledge of specialist forensic skills meant 80 forensic, police and paramedic students at the University Cumbria faced a real test of their skills as part of a major incident exercise (Feb 1 and 2).

The diverse grounds and buildings of the Ambleside campus were an ideal location to offer the kind of testing conditions students will face when they graduate and join the professional services.

“The fact that we can bring together all disciplines means we can offer real inter-professional learning,” Ashleigh Hunt, senior lecturer in forensic and investigate science, said.

Read more at: https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/about/news/articles/articles/major-incident-forensic-police-and-paramedic-exercise-passes-off-successfully-.php

Shooting tops JG-TC list of major stories for 2017 – Journal Gazette and Times

Rural King, which was founded in 1960 in Mattoon, reports that it currently has more than 100 stores in a 12-state area and is continuing to grow.

7. City of Mattoon to end its ambulance service.

The Mattoon City Council voted July 18 to eliminate the Mattoon Fire Department’s ambulance service, effective May 1, 2018. Now, as the new year begins, the city is scheduled to start negotiating a new contract with Mattoon Firefighters Local 691 while going through arbitration for two grievances filed by this union related to the ambulance service.

One grievance was filed as a response to the council’s July 18 vote, and the other was filed before this vote but is now connected to the ambulance measure, as well, as the JG-TC previously reported. The ambulance service is set to be eliminated on the day that the city’s planned 2018-19 budget is required to take effect.

City Administrator Kyle Gill

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Officer Dragged Leads To Police Chase That Ends On Major Highway

King City, Greenfield police unite for major crimes

GREENFIELD — King City and Greenfield police departments are joining forces to investigate major crimes in both jurisdictions through a collaborative unit established by the cities to pool resources and solve these cases, with the intent of bringing offenders to justice more swiftly.

King City Council approved the memorandum of understanding between the two cities for a Major Crimes Unit at its Nov. 14 meeting. Greenfield City Council was expected to support the agreement at its special meeting Tuesday night, after press deadlines.

“Violent crimes have been increasingly on the rise, not only in the cities of Greenfield and King City, but in California in general,” said King City Police Chief Robert Masterson in his Nov. 14 report to the council. “At the same time, municipal resources are stretched further and further as more areas of responsibility are pushed to the local level.”

Greenfield and King City

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King City, Greenfield police unite for major crimes

KING CITY — King City and Greenfield police departments are joining forces to investigate major crimes in both jurisdictions through a collaborative unit established by the cities to pool resources and solve these cases, with the intent of bringing offenders to justice more swiftly.

King City Council approved the memorandum of understanding between the two cities for a Major Crimes Unit at its Nov. 14 meeting. Greenfield City Council was expected to support the agreement at its special meeting Tuesday night, after press deadlines.

“Violent crimes have been increasingly on the rise, not only in the cities of Greenfield and King City, but in California in general,” said King City Police Chief Robert Masterson in his Nov. 14 report to the council. “At the same time, municipal resources are stretched further and further as more areas of responsibility are pushed to the local level.”

Greenfield

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