By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) 03/21 — The suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in,
By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 03/20 — A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio,
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 WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 03/ 13 — Three package bombs left on doorsteps in suburban neighborhoods have exploded in less than two weeks in Texas’
NEW YORK (AP) 03/02 — Fourteen news entities have urged a Manhattan judge to reject a New York police union’s efforts to squelch the release of police body camera footage.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,
By CATHERINE LUCEY and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/21 — As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre.
By JACQUES BILLEAUD, Associated Press CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) 02/03 — An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 01/14 — The federal government says grass and guns don’t mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable position.
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/14 — The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings beginning Thursday in Chicago and could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide.
BALTIMORE (AP) 11/17 — The manhunt for the killer of a Baltimore homicide detective has entered its third day.Baltimore police detective Niki Fennoy said by phone Friday that federal agents assisting the department are at the crime scene.Read more »
By JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 10/20 — The man charged with shooting five co-workers at a Maryland granite company this week, killing three of them,Read more »
By JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) 10/19 — A man with a lengthy criminal past who showed up for work at a countertop company on Wednesday and shot five of his co-workers has been arrested,
PHOENIX (AP) 04/13 — Mexican authorities have arrested the man accused of shooting and killing a U.S. Border Patrol agent whose 2010 death exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the federal government.
JOE MANDAK, Associated Press NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) 03/27 — A 124-year-old Pennsylvania fireworks business is set to plead guilty to failing to report more than 63,000 fireworks that were apparently stolen.
JOHN MINCHILLO and DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 03/26 — Gunfire erupted early Sunday inside a crowded nightclub with a history of violence, killing one person and wounding more than a dozen others,
MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 03/03 — When street-gang thieves slipped with ease into a Norfolk Southern rail yard on Chicago’s South Side and ripped locks off one train,
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused in a plot to blow up several Target stores along the East Coast in an attempt to acquire cheap stock if the company’s stock value plunged after the explosions.
CHICAGO (AP) 01/25 — President Donald Trump is again taking notice of the homicide count in Chicago, indicating that he’s ready to “send in the Feds”
Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times, CHICAGO, 11/12/2016
The Chicago Police Department and federal agents in Chicago are using advanced ballistics tests to try to link recovered guns to unsolved crimes — and sometimes seek tougher penalties for people caught with illegal weapons.