Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
The Ohio State Highway Patrol made more impaired driving arrests and issued more safety belt citations during this Memorial Day weekend as compared to the 2013 holiday weekend. The four-day reporting period began Friday, May 23 and ran through Monday, May 26.
In addition, preliminary statistics reveal 13 people lost their lives over the weekend, which is a decrease of five deaths when compared to 2013. Three of the fatalities were OVI-related. Two deaths occurred in northwest Ohio counties: one in Lucas and one in Wood.
Overall, compared to 2013, the OSHP
- made 757 OVI arrests, an increase of more than 7 percent
- cited 7,278 vehicle occupants for safety belt violations, an increase of more than 19 percent
- made 21,168 nonenforcement contacts, of which 4,992 were to assist motorists
In Lucas County, there were 1,690 incidents. In Erie County, there were 1,461. Sandusky County reported 1,038.
Oregon police reported six people were arrested over the weekend, at least 90% of which were at least three times over the legal limit. Four of the arrests occurred on Navarre Avenue.
Click here for a complete breakdown and map of activity.