NEW YORK (AP) 01/17 — A U.S. agent testified Wednesday that Mexican police were purposely kept in the dark about secret efforts in 2014 to hunt down notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo”
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) 01/15 — Northern California authorities say a man was fatally shot by police after he stabbed two people and set a home on fire,Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/15 — A Colombian drug trafficker testified Tuesday that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe to the former president of Mexico to call off a manhunt for the notorious kingpin.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) 01/12 — A man who shot and killed a rookie police officer in Northern California before taking his own life during a standoff with police was a 48-year-old convict who had been ordered to surrender a semi-automatic rifle.Read more »
By STEVE KARNOWSKI and TODD RICHMOND, Associated Press GORDON, Wis. (AP) 01/12 — The man suspected of kidnapping a Wisconsin teenager and killing her parents with a shotgun nearly three months ago appears to have led an unremarkable existence until that fateful night,
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) 01/11 — Authorities say a police officer who’d only been on the job a few weeks has died after being shot in northern California by a suspect who later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Read more »
BARRON, Wis. (AP) 01/11 — The Latest on a Wisconsin teenager who was found alive three months after disappearing following her parents’ deaths (all times local):
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 01/10 — A man named as a person of interest in multiple homicides in Delaware remains on the loose, a day after a wild police chase crossed into Pennsylvania and caused two separate crashes that injured several people including officers and a 3-year-old boy.Read more »
HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) 01/07 — A Vermont man who is reported to have escaped from from a substance abuse rehabilitation center, forced a woman and her child into a car in New Hampshire,
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 01/07 — Activists praised Houston area law enforcement for pursuing a tip that led to the arrest of an African-American man in the fatal drive-by shooting of a 7-year-old black girl,
OREM, Utah (AP) 01/06 — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in Utah (all times local):3:50 p.m.
The Provo police officer who was shot and killed while trying to apprehend a fugitive was a three-year veteran of the force who managed to shoot back and strike the suspect at least once after he was hit by gunfire.
MILWAUKEE (AP) 01/03 — Authorities say a 19-year-old pregnant woman, her toddler and a man all drowned when their car crashed into a Milwaukee river during a police chase.Read more »
LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) 01/03 — Authorities say a man posing as a pastor tried to smuggle drugs into a North Carolina jail by hiding them in a Bible.Read more »
By YURI KAGEYAMA, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 01/01 — A minivan slammed into pedestrians early Tuesday on a street where people had gathered for New Year’s festivities in downtown Tokyo,
BERLIN (AP) 01/01 — A man ploughed his car into a crowd of people in western Germany early Tuesday, injuring at least four in what appears to have been an intentional attack directed at foreigners,Read more »
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/24 — Dispatch recordings show a University of Utah student grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.Read more »
By TOM HAYS and CLAUDIA TORRENS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/22 — One was a gambling addict who got plastic surgery to change his appearance even after his predecessor died from doing the same thing.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) 12/22 — A man once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman’s son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving additional years for violating parole.Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, FREIDA FRISARO and MIKE SCHNEIDER , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/20 — Bodies. Chaos. The smell of gunpowder and blood.