By DAVID JORDAN, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/09 — The Vermont Legislature has approved a bill making it illegal to take “substantial steps” to threaten to kill or kidnap groups of people,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/03 — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons.
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) 04/24 — The Latest on the commission investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 1:45 p.m.
A father whose daughter died in the Florida high school massacre said an investigative commission will discover the deaths could have been avoided it weren’t for egregious errors made by law enforcement and school officials.
By DAN ELLIOTT, SHEILA BURKE and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press SALIDA, Colorado (AP) 04/25 — The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she had urged federal officials to keep him in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year.
By JOSH REPLOGLE and KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) 04/25 — A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student alleges he was aggressively questioned by school administrators and local law enforcement after posting on social media that he fired an assault weapon at a gun range with his dad.
By SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 04/22 — The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 04/21 — The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff,
By SHEILA NORMAN-CULP and ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) 04/22 — French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and were searching houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services.
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 04/21 — A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior,
HOUSTON (AP) 04/19 — Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation.Read more »
By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — A judge set bail at $100,000 Tuesday for a Vermont teenager accused in a school shooting plot that led to the first significant restrictions on gun ownership in Vermont history.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — Vermont’s top public defender says he thinks the teenager accused of planning a school shooting that led to changes in the state’s gun laws should be released following a bail hearing.Read more »
By JEFF AMY, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 04/13 — A Mississippi high school senior was jailed without bail Friday after the FBI charged him with threatening a school shooting over social media,Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/12 — A police officer defended his partner’s decision to shoot a black motorcyclist in Washington, D.C., and said that he believed the man drove directly at his partner.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 04/06 — Witnesses who called New York City police to report that a man was menacing people with a gun before police killed him were terrified but also uncertain whether the object the man had really was a gun,Read more »
LONDON (AP) 04/07 — British police say they are deploying 300 more officers on the streets of London this weekend to confront a spike in stabbing and shootings that has sparked fears about rising crime.Read more »
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 04/04 — France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent’s most dangerous residents — more than all other European countries put together — according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/30 — The brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman pleaded no contest Thursday to trespassing on the campus where the deadly rampage occurred and was later released from jail after being sentenced to time served and six months of probation.
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 03/28 — California and its Democratic-controlled Legislature have courted a reputation for leading resistance against the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.
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.