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Florida Dunkin’ Donuts employee burned after customer throws hot coffee in her face

A Florida Dunkin’ Donuts employee was burned after an angry customer threw hot coffee in her face, according to police. The New Port Richey Police Department was called to the incident, which happened at about 8:45 a.m. on Sunday morning at a Dunkin’ Donuts on US Highway 19. When officers arrived, they learned a man had been given an extra cup of coffee for free…

‘Ghost gun’ maker agrees to cease sales to Maryland residents as part of lawsuit settlement

A major manufacturer of ghost guns agreed, as part of a settlement with the city of Baltimore, to stop selling its untraceable firearms to residents of Maryland. Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced on Wednesday that the city had reached a settlement in a lawsuit brought against Nevada-based Polymer80, which makes so-called “ghost gun” kits in the U.S. According to the company’s website, it specializes…

New York man ticketed for cursing out police officer can sue police department, court rules

A New York man ticketed for telling off a police officer who he says almost hit pedestrians without his headlights on can proceed with his lawsuit against the Buffalo Police Department, an appeals court rules. R. Anthony Rupp III, a civil rights attorney, called out “Turn on your lights, a——” to Officer Todd McAlister in December 2016 after he and his wife saw the officer…

Bay Area police warn Trader Joe’s shoppers of new crime trend

Bay Area police are warning shoppers of a crime trend at local Trader Joe’s stores. Shoppers’ wallets are being taken from unattended shopping carts or open purses while victims peruse the aisles, at stores in the Tri-Valley, the Livermore Police Department said on Facebook.  The police are advising customers to “stay vigilant,” “minimize distractions,” and “avoid leaving items unattended,” as crime is surging at businesses…

Amazon no longer allowing police to solicit Ring doorbell video

Amazon will no longer provide police with video captured by its Ring doorbell system.  The camera service’s “Request for Assistance” tool is being removed, which allowed police to contact users via the company’s Neighbors app looking for video footage captured by their Ring doorbells. “Public safety agencies like fire and police departments can still use the Neighbors app to share helpful safety tips, updates, and…

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