By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/17 — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, MICHAEL R. SISAK, COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press,
NEW YORK (AP) 07/16 — After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner,
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) 07/15 — Demonstrators returned to an immigration jail in Washington state a day after an armed man threw incendiary devices at the detention center and later died.Read more »
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 07/15 — Four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove more than 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) down the Australian east coast before they were stopped by police the next day after two fuel thefts and one aborted pursuit,
By SOPHIA TAREEN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/14 — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation.
LONDON (AP) 07/15 — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday.Read more »
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/15 — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 07/12 — A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities”
By DAKE KANG and KATIE TAM, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) 07/14 — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into complaints of police violence.
By BETHANY BRUNER, The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 07/13 — As Toby Keith and Willie Nelson’s “Beer for My Horses” blared from loudspeakers, 13 horses — six of them from the Columbus police mounted unit — lined up in a parking lot outside the former city police academy on the West Side.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) 07/11 — It took nearly four years to bring a man to trial and less than 15 minutes for a jury to convict him in the fatal shooting of a Louisiana State Trooper.Read more »
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 07/11 — An Oklahoma teenager has been sentenced to life in prison without the chance of parole for fatally shooting a teacher, plus 290 years for raping an 81-year-old woman and other crimes.Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/10 — Las Vegas police learned from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to secure high-rise buildings overseeing open-air crowds and train more officers with rifles to stop a shooter in an elevated position,
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) 07/09 — Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition in South Carolina.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) 07/11 — Authorities say a Tampa pastor held an intruder at his church at gunpoint until police arrived to arrest him.
Seminole Heights Baptist Church Pastor Brant Adams tells Fox 13 that the suspect broke a glass to get inside the church early Thursday morning.Read more »
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) 07/10 — Arizona authorities say a driver narrowly escaped serious injury when his car’s windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus.Read more »
By SARA BURNETT and CARYN ROUSSEAU, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/12 — R. Kelly was arrested on federal charges that accuse him and members of his entourage of recruiting women and girls to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer and paying them to cover up his crimes,
The Associated Press, LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/11 — Police say they’ll release body camera footage from an officer who fatally shot a 17-year-old girl on a Southern California freeway.
CHICAGO (AP) 07/10 — Chicago police investigators have cracked the case: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks.Read more »