By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/21 — A judge set an unusually high $500,000 bond on Tuesday and imposed a host of other restrictions for the brother of the Florida school shooting suspect who was charged with trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
By SAMUEL PETREQUIN, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/20 — In the latest judicial setback for the former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.
MIAMI (AP) — The brother of the 19-year-old who confessed to gunning down 17 people at a Florida high school spent the night in jail after he was arrested for trespassing on the campus.Read more »
By JOSHUA GOODMAN and CESAR GARCIA, Associated Press BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) 03/15 — Police hauled a handcuffed Cuban man into court in Colombia’s capital Thursday for allegedly plotting to kill U.S.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) 03/14 — Authorities in Arizona say a police dog sniffed out bags and boxes containing nearly 50 pounds of cocaine and over 27 pounds of marijuana inside a BMW driven by a 20-year-old Texas man.Read more »
By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/14 — A Trump administration plan to crack down on people who lie to buy guns faces a giant hurdle: It relies on federal agents and prosecutors who are already overwhelmed with other responsibilities.
By DAVID PORTER, Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) 03/06 — A man who said he was on a “jihad” to avenge U.S. policy in the Middle East made a surprise guilty plea Tuesday to killing a college student in New Jersey and confessed to killing three other people in Washington state in a crime binge that took investigators weeks to connect.
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) 03/11 — A Florida high school avoided a possible shooting in 2017, but didn’t notify parents until a year later.
Astronaut High School in Titusville sent out an automated call Wednesday to inform parents that two students had been expelled and turned over to the juvenile justice system.
By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 03/09 — A white police officer whose body camera recorded him beating a black pedestrian he accused of jaywalking has been arrested on assault charges in North Carolina.
NEW YORK (AP) 03/07 — A Canadian man pleaded guilty Tuesday to U.S. charges that he sent money and provided long-distance support to Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for a 2009 suicide attack in Iraq that killed five American soldiers.Read more »
By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 03/03 — Before Jesse Matthew killed 18-year-old University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities say he left a trail of DNA evidence linking him to a 2005 rape and the 2009 slaying of another female student.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 03/06 — A man was arrested and is accused of stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscars trophy after the Academy Awards on Sunday night,
ROWLETT, Texas (AP) 03/02 — A Dallas-area teenager was being held on $1 million bond Thursday after a police officer encountered him sitting in his car outside of a high school sporting event with a semi-automatic rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition.
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 03/01 — A former medical examiner for several metro Atlanta counties was at the center of an opioid ring,
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) 03/02 — A judge has ruled that a Maine state trooper had a legitimate reason to stop a van full of immigrants that he described as the “ICE mother lode”Read more »
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 03/03 — A police lieutenant and department spokesman used his job to get around California’s strict gun laws in order to resell dozens of guns without a license,
HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) 02/27 — Police say a damning clue led to the arrest of a Pennsylvania man charged with stealing a pot of meatballs — red sauce smeared on his face and clothes.
By ED WHITE and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) 03/03 — A 19-year-old student suspected of killing his parents at a Central Michigan University dormitory before running from campus was apprehended early Saturday following an intensive daylong search that included more than 100 police officers,
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 03/01 — About 800 “criminals” avoided immigration arrests because Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted the public to the surprise operation,
PHOENIX (AP) 02/28 — Two shoplifting suspects running from police scaled a fence to get away from officers and landed in a secure parking lot of a police station — and in custody.