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Salon Robber Foiled By Gun-Wielding Customer...

... an off-duty cop getting her hair done

(Newser) - A Brooklyn hair salon took on a bit of the OK Corral yesterday when a would-be robber walked in and demanded everyone's money—and was met by a pistol-packing off-duty cop getting her hair done. The pair traded fire at close range in what the New York Post terms a... More »

Cops: Toddler Hurled in Front of Car by Dad

Officer commandeers vehicle to chase down father

(Newser) - A quick-thinking off-duty cop saved a California toddler from death after watching the girl's dad shake her violently, then hurl her into the path of an oncoming car, said law enforcement authorities. The 18-month-old girl was hit by the car but suffered only burns from the engine when the Oakland... More »

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