By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press 01/16 – An Illinois judge acquitted a man of murder Wednesday, more than two decades after jurors convicted him by relying on ballistics that proved to be wrong.
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 »
HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) 01/10 — Gunmen disguised as state security personnel fatally shot four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in insurgency-wracked southern Thailand, police said.Read more »
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,
EAST VINCENT TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) 12/28 — Authorities say an armed man who held off SWAT members for 10 hours surrendered after one of them sang him a Christmas carol.Read more »
DENVER (AP) 12/21 — A dancing FBI agent who accidentally shot a man in the leg after doing a backflip at a Denver bar will avoid jail time after pleading guilty Friday to third-degree assault.Read more »
PARIS (AP) 12/24 — France’s prime minister met Monday with police officers targeted by violent yellow vest protesters, in a show of support amid growing concerns about growing brutality from both sides.Read more »
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/23 — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris.
CHICAGO (AP) 12/19 — A man is facing two felony weapons charges in connection with the deaths of two Chicago police officers who were struck and killed by a commuter train while they were chasing him.
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) 12/18 — A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California’s Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars,
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) 12/18 — A judge has sentenced two New Jersey men to 32 years in prison for a shooting that left a police officer partially paralyzed.
,STRASBOURG, France (AP) 12/14 — Investigators looking into an attack that killed three people in Strasbourg were trying to establish whether the main suspect had help while on the run,
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 12/12 — The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre is recommending that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future shootings.Read more »
By LORI HINNANT, SYLVIE CORBET and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press STRASBOURG, France (AP) 12/12 — A massive manhunt involving hundreds of police and soldiers was underway Wednesday for a suspected extremist who yelled “God is great!”
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) 12/07 — As terrified people scrambled out of broken windows, screaming and bleeding and fleeing a mass shooting inside a California bar,
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 12/09 — Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman’s anger,Read more »
By SHARON COHEN, AP National Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/10 — Ke’Shon Newman’s daily routine is guided by guns — the hundreds of illegal pistols, revolvers and other firearms that torment his South Side neighborhood.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) 12/07 — Brazilian authorities say that at least 12 people have been killed in two attempted bank robberies.
Military police in the northeastern state of Ceara say the attempted heists began around 2:30 a.m.
DETROIT (AP) 12/02 — Detroit police say a man who invaded a home on the city’s west side has been fatally shot by one of the residents.Read more »