WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 09/17 — A man with a history of drug convictions fatally shot a Kansas sheriff’s deputy as the deputy tried to handcuff the man on suspicion of vehicle theft,
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 09/08 — A former Southern California police lieutenant who also acted as a department spokesman has agreed to plead guilty in connection with the illegal sale of more than 100 guns,
By TAMARA LUSH and RUSS BYNUM , Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 08/27 — A champion gamer’s decision to open fire Sunday afternoon during a video competition — killing two people and wounding nine others before killing himself — has prompted calls from gamers for more security at esports tournaments.
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 07/27 They look futuristic, the type of firearms that would-be assassins use in movies: 3D-printed guns made of a hard plastic that are simple to assemble,
By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 07/20 — A suspect wanted in the killing of the first police officer to be fatally shot on Hawaii’s Big Island likely remains hidden on the mostly rural eastern side of the vast island,
By SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 04/24 — Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant.
By PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas’ capital city for three weeks.
By JIM VERTUNO and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A 25-minute cellphone video left behind by the bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for weeks details the differences among the weapons he built and amounts to a confession,
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 »