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Minimal police investigation into McCoy’s death meant a dearth of evidence, so that when two suspects were apprehended and finally prosecuted three years later, both men were ultimately acquitted.
HOW AN UNSOLVED MURDER AND A PUBLIC HOUSING CRISIS LED TO CANDYMANAJA ROMANOAUGUST 27, 2021VOX
It says that when Arlington Police initially attempted to apprehend Price, “he jumped off of a platform and ran into a subway tunnel towards the Pentagon Metro Station.”
SUSPECT CHARGED IN MURDER OF TRANS WOMAN IN PG COUNTY APARTMENTLOU CHIBBARO JR.JULY 22, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
In 2020, 26 percent of migrants apprehended by Border Patrol had been caught more than once, compared to 7 percent the previous year.
THE TEXAS GOP’S BORDER WALL FANTASYNICOLE NAREAJULY 9, 2021VOX
“The individual who appeared to possibly be under the influence was apprehended and removed from the roadway,” Ly said.
PERSON ON METRO TRACKS PROMPTS BRIEF SERVICE SUSPENSION ON THREE RAIL LINESJUSTIN GEORGEJULY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Officers from the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria “apprehended the snake” on Sunday after a caller said it was found near the 400 block of Gibbon Street, the organization said.
RATTLESNAKE FOUND IN OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIAMARTIN WEILJUNE 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
At some point, it’s likely the political narrative about migration will shift to the fact that so many migrants are being apprehended.
THE SURGE IN BORDER APPREHENSIONS IN 2021, VISUALIZEDPHILIP BUMPJUNE 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sarah Page has vanished and has never been apprehended since the day she made a statement refuting the charges alleged against Rowland.
HIS ARREST SPARKED THE TULSA RACE MASSACRE. THEN DICK ROWLAND DISAPPEARED.DENEEN L. BROWNMAY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The night before, the Miami-Dade Police Department tried to apprehend an armed felon—and the gun was believed to be a part of that incident.
‘FLORIDA’S WORST COP’ WAS JUST FIRED FOR MISCONDUCT—FOR THE SEVENTH TIMEPILAR MELENDEZMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
I saw a police officer throw a bike at the man, who fell and was promptly apprehended as other officers formed a line around them.
ONE YEAR AFTER GEORGE FLOYD’S DEATH SPARKED A MOVEMENT, MANY PROTESTERS’ LIVES ARE FOREVER CHANGEDMARISSA LANGMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Earlier this year, CBP apprehended two Yemeni men crossing the border whose names appeared on a federal terrorism watchlist.
CAN ONE AGENCY KEEP THE U.S. SAFE AND STILL BE HUMANE? THE NEW DHS CHIEF THINKS SOALANA ABRAMSONMAY 12, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO APPREHEND

  • appreciated
  • apprehended
  • caught
  • cognized
  • comprehended
  • divined
  • dug
  • estimated
  • figured out
  • followed
  • gauged
  • got
  • got to the bottom
  • grasped
  • had
  • interpreted
  • knew
  • measured
  • penetrated
  • perceived
  • pierced
  • pinpointed
  • plumbed
  • probed
  • recognized
  • savvied
  • sounded
  • unraveled
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