By SARAH BETANCOURT, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 07/17 — A man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer with the officer’s own weapon as well as an innocent bystander pleaded not guilty Tuesday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 07/18 — A man accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and a Florida police officer has been appointed the high-priced attorney he asked for last year.Read more »
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 07/18 — Ride-sharing company Lyft said Tuesday that it’s investigating how a former driver now charged in a series of rapes passed a background check even though federal immigration officials say the suspect was living in the country illegally.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 07/17 — Three victims of a notorious Northern California serial killer and rapist said they are feeling relief after flying to California’s capital city to see the alleged attacker behind bars for the first time Thursday.
HOUSTON (AP) 07/17 — A man suspected in three fatal shootings has been arrested in Houston.Authorities say 46-year-old Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was taken into custody Tuesday.Read more »
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) 07/16 — A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police,Read more »
By SARAH BETANCOURT, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 07/16 — A man accused of fatally shooting a Massachusetts police officer with the officer’s own weapon and an innocent bystander is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on murder charges.
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 07/16 — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away,
By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/12 — A renewed investigation into the brutal slaying of Emmett Till was prompted by a 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the 1955 case that helped build momentum for the civil rights movement,
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 07/12 — A white supremacist has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for illegally buying a gun authorities say he planned to use in a hate crime attack similar to the South Carolina church shootings.
LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/12 — A 92-year-old man beaten repeatedly in the face with a brick in Los Angeles on Wednesday thanked the passer-by who took video of the aftermath of the attack that may have helped lead to an arrest in the case.Read more »
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) 07/11 — A lawsuit challenging Alabama’s lethal injection process took an unexpected turn Tuesday after eight inmate plaintiffs asked to be put to death by the state’s new execution method: inhaling nitrogen gas.Read more »
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/09 — Community activists and relatives of a black man fatally shot by Minneapolis police officers are demanding that prosecutors file criminal charges against the two men.Read more »
PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/06 — A man recently imprisoned after being convicted of shooting at police in metro Phoenix in 2016 now faces murder charges in rural western Arizona where he is accused of killing three Washington state residents during the same year.
NEW YORK (AP) 07/7 — A New York City police detective has been released from the hospital hours after he was shot in the leg while chasing a wanted man in Brooklyn.Read more »
PARIS (AP) 07/06 — France’s western city of Nantes has seen a third night of tensions, with dozens of cars being torched to protest a fatal police shooting of a driver who was apparently trying to avoid an identity check.No clashes,Read more »
DALLAS (AP) 07/06 — A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside,Read more »
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/06 — The execution of Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara leaves unanswered questions about Aum Shinrikyo, which carried out the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway that killed 13 people and sickened 6,000.
PARIS (AP) 07/02 — Drones seen buzzing above a prison months ago may have been on a reconnaissance mission ahead of the cinematic escape of a notorious French criminal — his second in five years.Read more »
PERU, Ind. (AP) 07/01 — Some drug traffickers appear to be using President Donald Trump’s image to brand their illegal wares.
An Indiana State Police news release about 129 arrests in a series of drug busts in northern Indiana includes a photo of what police describe as “Trump-shaped ecstasy pills.”