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.
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 TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 07/15 — The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before,
CHICAGO (AP) 07/15 — Chicago police say body cameras show that a man who was fatally shot by an officer was armed with what appeared to be a handgun.Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) 07/13 — Florida’s gun and mental health laws likely could not have prevented school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz from buying the semi-automatic rifle authorities say he used to kill 17 people — even if the laws had applied to him,
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.
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 »
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) 07/09— An Alabama man who authorities say took over a church pulpit during worship and talked about his pending divorce was tackled by congregation members and arrested after allegedly trying to pull out a gun.
CHICAGO (AP) 07/06 — Chicago officers seize, on average, one illegal handgun per hour and the proliferation of guns on the streets prompted three police-involved shootings within 30 hours this week,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 BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 07/04 — A 2012 internal investigation found that 48 Florida state employees made mistakes in issuing permits for concealed weapons,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/30 — Students and teachers who survived a Florida high school massacre told investigators how they watched classmates die,
By SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 06/28 — The California Supreme Court threw out a lawsuit Thursday that sought to block an unusual law requiring new models of semi-automatic handguns to stamp identifying information on bullet casings when shots are fired to make it easier to solve crimes.
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) 06/29 — First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man with a grudge against Maryland’s capital newspaper after police said he shot his way into the newsroom,
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) 06/26 — A New Zealand man who traveled to the U.S. home of a 14-year-old girl he had communicated with online was shot by the girl’s mother,Read more »
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) 06/26 — A 77-year-old man set a fire to lure firefighters to his Southern California retirement home so he could shoot them,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 06/24 — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in Minneapolis (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says officials have recovered a black and silver handgun from the scene of a Minneapolis police shooting that left a man dead.Read more »
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 06/24 — Wisconsin schools bracing for the next mass shooting are turning to gunshot-detecting sensors that police across the country rely on,
HOUSTON (AP) 06/21 — A Houston-area school district police officer who was wounded during a campus shooting that killed 10 people has been discharged from a hospital.Read more »