DALLAS (AP) 03/16 — A Texas appeals court has ruled in favor of a gun-rights activist who had complained that county officials were illegally barring firearms from a public building.Read more »
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 03/06 — The Latest on the aftermath of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida that left 17 people dead (all times local): 7:05 a.m.Read more »
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 03/06 — An Oregon man filed suits Monday claiming Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart discriminated against the 20-year-old when they refused to sell him a rifle.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 03/02 — Fourteen news entities have urged a Manhattan judge to reject a New York police union’s efforts to squelch the release of police body camera footage.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 02/21 — Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police can be held liable for failing to bring serious criminals to justice — a judgment that could open U.K.Read more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 02/01 — A California police department dogged by a sexual misconduct scandal has spent $6 million on a court-ordered computer program to track officer conduct that is not working properly,Read more »
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 01/29 — More than $50 million worth of gold bars, coins and dust that’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in U.S.
By STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 01/26 — The family of an Arizona rancher who was killed by police during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon alleged in a U.S.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 01/26 — A Massachusetts man who spent more than three decades in prison for a rape he says he didn’t commit has filed a federal lawsuit accusing law enforcement officials of conspiring to frame him by planting phony evidence and coercing false statements that were used against him.
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 01/23 — The family of a Kansas man fatally shot by police at the door of his home after a hoax emergency call has sued the city of Wichita and the unidentified officers involved.
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 01/23 — Former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke did not violate a man’s free speech with taunting Facebook posts after detaining him at an airport last year for shaking his head at Clarke while boarding a flight,
SEATTLE (AP) 01/12 — A federal judge has upheld a $15 million verdict against police in a small Washington state city who shot and killed an unarmed black man,Read more »
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/09 — A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer disciplinary records confidential.
By BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) 12/16 — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline,
By DAKE KANG, Associated Press OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) 12/10 — Students at Oberlin College have long enjoyed pastries, bagels and chocolates from Gibson’s Bakery, a century-old,
PHOENIX (AP) 12/08 — Authorities have released the unedited video of an Arizona police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers responded to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window.The 18-minute body-camera video was released shortly after former Officer Philip Mitchell Brailsford was acquitted Thursday on a murder charge in the January 2016 shooting death of Daniel Shaver of Granbury,Read more »
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/07 — The maker of a rapid-fire gun accessory that police say was used in the Oct.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 12/05 — Philadelphia will pay $250,000 to two people who say they were roughed up while taking photographs of police officers.
The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday announced settlements in the cases of Amanda Geraci and Rick Fields.
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 11/29 — A New Hampshire man who used his phone to record two on-duty police officers as they were searching his house was awarded $275,000 in a federal civil rights lawsuit.
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/04 — The Supreme Court is taking up a case that could make sports betting widely available.
The case the justices are hearing Monday is a result of New Jersey’s yearslong effort to bring betting on sports to its casinos and racetracks.