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Cop Seen Checking Burger King's Laquan Footage

Source says FBI found no evidence the video was tampered with

(Newser) - Photos may back up a Burger King manager's story that Chicago police officers deleted 86 minutes of surveillance video from the night Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times. Screen grabs from a camera inside an office at the eatery show at least one officer at a computer terminal on... More »

Cleveland: We'll Release Video of Shot 12-Year-Old

Audio in 12-year-old Tamir Rice's death, names of officers also to be released

(Newser) - Cleveland police said earlier this week they had no plans to release the surveillance video that shows Saturday's shooting of Tamir Rice , but those plans have apparently changed. A police department spokesman now says that the video documenting what happened between officers and 12-year-old Tamir, as well as audio... More »

Police Seek Man Reportedly Seen With UVa Student

They release a description of the man

(Newser) - A man shown in two separate videos tailing missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was interviewed by Charlottesville police on Wednesday and told officers he saw another male approach Graham, put his arm around her, and walk away with her, the Daily Progress reports. The witness said Graham "... More »

Video Surfaces of Ravens' Ray Rice Punching Fiancee

NFL claims it hadn't seen video when it handed down 2-game suspension

(Newser) - Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has already been seen on camera dragging the unconscious body of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer from an elevator at an Atlantic City casino. Now TMZ has obtained the graphic surveillance video footage of the actual punch, which happened in February at the Revel Casino... More »

Aaron Hernandez Caught With Gun— in Own Photos: Prosecutors

Surveillance footage from right after shooting

(Newser) - Looks like Aaron Hernandez's home surveillance system may have backfired on him. Photos have emerged showing the former football star carrying a gun shortly after the shooting of Odin Lloyd, prosecutors say. "Interior surveillance footage shows Aaron Hernandez pass through the living room area of the residence while... More »

NYPD Video Shows Bike Bomber Before 2008 Blast

Cops hope someone recognizes rider in Times Square explosion

(Newser) - Authorities hope newly released video—along with a $65,000 reward—might lead to an arrest in a 5-year-old bombing case from Times Square, reports NBC New York . The stitched-together surveillance footage shows a lone bicyclist riding through New York City in the early morning hours of March 6, 2008,... More »

Microsoft, NYPD Create Surveillance Network

NYPD to get a cut of profits from sales of system to other cities

(Newser) - The NYPD has teamed up with Microsoft to create a citywide terror and crimefighting surveillance system that the partners plan to sell to other cities around the world. The system, which the Guardian likens to the data screens in Minority Report, collects data from thousands of video cameras, radiation detectors,... More »

Skateboarder 'Jumped by Blacks' Actually Hit a Wall

Rene Betancourt remains 'cloudy' about the incident

(Newser) - An avid skateboarder who said "four to five unknown black males" mugged him in a parking lot actually hurt himself while skateboarding, the Miami Herald reports. Rene Betancourt, 22, broke his skull and was hospitalized for two weeks while detectives searched for his assailants. In the end they found... More »

Cop Caught in Sex Pics Fired

Officials say nothing criminal about scandal, but veteran trooper axed

(Newser) - Just days after going viral, the New Mexico state trooper caught by a surveillance camera having sex on the hood of a Honda has been fired, reports the New Mexican . Police officials said the sex was not criminal nor done in exchange for anything in the trooper's official duties,... More »

Surveillance Camera Catches Cop Having Sex

It was supposed to spot vandals in the act

(Newser) - A surveillance camera set up to catch vandals in Sante Fe instead caught a New Mexico state trooper having sex with a woman on the hood of car. In broad daylight. With his uniform on. The trooper is now the subject of an internal investigation by the State Police, reports... More »

Man Apologizes While Robbing Gas Station

And says 'sir' and 'thank you' to boot

(Newser) - On Saturday, John Henry was working at the Washington Shell station he owns when a “very polite guy” walked in to buy a cup of coffee—and rob the store. “Can you do me a favor?” the man asked as he pulled a gun out of his pocket.... More »

Video of Disoriented John Wheeler Surfaces

John Wheeler is seen wandering parking garage, wearing one shoe

(Newser) - The mystery behind John Wheeler’s murder deepens: Surveillance video from a Wilmington parking garage has surfaced, showing a seemingly disoriented Wheeler wandering around, carrying one ripped shoe. The video is from last Wednesday, two days before the former presidential aide was found dead in a Delaware landfill . He told... More »

Cops Find Owner of Explosives-Laden SUV

But he's not considered a suspect in the bombing

(Newser) - Police have found the owner of the black Nissan SUV that was found filled with explosives in Time Square on Saturday, but after speaking with him, they have ruled him out as a suspect. Still, the discovery is considered a significant breakthrough, and authorities remain optimistic, the New York Times... More »

Thief Foils Cops With Toilet Paper Mask

Sometimes, simpler is better

(Newser) - For one Nebraska robber, a low-tech disguise seems to have done the trick: He wrapped his head in toilet paper and calmly robbed a convenience store with a knife. Despite being caught on a surveillance camera and a quick police response, he got away with the contents of the safe... More »

Newark TSA Guard Briefly Stopped Intruder

Tape comes from Continental; airport cams were down

(Newser) - The Newark TSA agent who allowed an unidentified man to enter the secure zone through an exit, setting off an hours-long alert, had stopped the interloper just minutes before and was chatting on his phone when the man breached security. The man kissed a departing traveler goodbye and then went... More »

FBI After Calif. 'Geezer Bandit'

Man in 70s, toting oxygen tank, suspect in 5 bank robberies

(Newser) - The FBI has jumped in on the pursuit of a California robbery suspect authorities have dubbed the “Geezer Bandit.” The most recent of the five heists came yesterday outside San Diego; surveillance video of previous incidents shows a man believed to be in his 70s and, in at... More »

Ruffalo 'Played Russian Roulette'

Ruffalo often 'played' with firearms on drugs, says suspect's attorney

(Newser) - A Saudi billionaire's daughter, accused of killing actor Mark Ruffalo's younger brother, has told police he shot himself in the head during a drug-fueled game of Russian roulette, reports the New York Daily News. Shaha Adham, 26, surrendered to Beverly Hills police Monday, the day Scott Ruffalo was taken off... More »

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