For this elderly Italian couple, a visit from the police ended in a plate of spaghetti.
Last week, officers responded to an apartment complex in Rome after neighbors reported loud crying from one of the residences.
Police found Jole, 84, and Michele, 94, alone in their apartment crying at the news after Jole asked why everything was so negative.
After finding a young boy all alone trying to sell his teddy bear for food, Franklin police charged the child’s parents with child endangerment.
Officer Steve Dunham found the child in a busy area and went beyond the requirements of his badge to help.
St. Landry Parish Crime Stoppers is asking for help identifying the burglar who broke into Stelly’s Supermarket on July 8 and stole hundreds of dollars in cash.
Ever since Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy Darren Goforth lost his life at a gas pump recently, deputies can’t help but feel anxious.
“You shouldn’t be afraid to get gas or have your hand on your hip when you get gas,” Deputy Tommi Kelley remarked to CBS Houston affiliate KHOU-TV.
But Kelley wasn’t alone the last time she needed to fill up, the station reports.
“He walked up behind me and said, ‘Ma’m, ma’m,’ so our first reaction is, ‘Yes?”‘ said Kelley.
“I was like, ‘Can I watch you pump your gas,”‘ said McKinley Zoellner. “She asked me why and I said to make sure you’re safe.”
An elderly woman who walked into a police station on Monday surprised officers with her unique request.
She picked up a dispatch phone in the lobby of the Lake Arbor police station in Arvada, Colorado, to ask for a hug.
After listening to the woman explain how she was upset with the recent loss of officers across the country, including slain Fox Lake police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, dispatch complied and radioed-in to officers.
Within seconds, a sergeant responded: “This is Cruiser 12 — I’ll come get that hug.”
But another officer managed to beat him to it.
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Dakota Smith, a senior and varsity tackle at Clarksville High School in Arkansas was set to graduate on Friday, May 15th. All the usual preparations were made, a red gown and mortarboard were purchased, family and friends received invitations to see him awarded with the diploma that he had earned . But on the morning of the 15th, Dakota and his family were shattered by the news that his dad,, a reserve deputy with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office had lost his life in an heroic exchange of gunfire with a burglary suspect.