By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/21 — A judge set an unusually high $500,000 bond on Tuesday and imposed a host of other restrictions for the brother of the Florida school shooting suspect who was charged with trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
By CURT ANDERSON , Associated Press MIAMI (AP) 03/19 — Documents show some officials were so concerned about the mental stability of the student accused of last month’s Florida high school rampage that they decided he should be forcibly committed.
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/11 — President Donald Trump’s plan to combat school shootings will include the creation of a new task force and an effort to “harden”
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JANIE HAR, Associated Press YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) 03/10 — Three women who devoted their lives to helping traumatized veterans were killed by a patient who had been kicked out of their Northern California treatment program,
By ALICE YIN, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) 03/03 — Michigan legislators and the governor’s office are considering two gun-control proposals: arming trained teachers and removing guns from individuals with mental health symptoms.
By CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/03— In his quest to tackle gun violence, President Donald Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second Amendment’s right to bear arms,
By LISA MASCARO, MATTHEW DALY and CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/01 — Putting fellow Republicans in the hot seat, President Donald Trump is calling for quick and substantial changes to the nation’s gun laws even as he criticizes lawmakers for being too fearful of the National Rifle Association to act.
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) 02/26 — A Massachusetts man charged with fatally stabbing a woman studying to become a doctor in a public library has a severe mental illness,Read more »
By CATHERINE LUCEY and MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 02/20 — From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.
NEW YORK (AP) 02/15 — A police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her New York apartment in 2016 after she brandished scissors and a bat was acquitted by a judge Thursday.Read more »
By DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/08 — A gunman who mortally wounded a suburban Dallas police officer likely killed a second man before barricading himself in an apartment and randomly firing his weapon during the standoff,
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/01 — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers who used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper who had just gunned down five officers during a downtown rally,
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/20 — After three months of investigation, police have learned more about Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock: He was a high-stakes gambler on a losing streak,
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 »
NEW YORK (AP) 01/04 — Federal prosecutors have decided not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill black man who had accidentally set off his emergency medical alert device.
By DAN ELLIOTT and KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 01/04 — He was once a standout student in law school and an Army medic who deployed to Iraq.
By DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press ENVER (AP) 01/03 — The gunman who killed a Colorado sheriff’s deputy escaped from the mental health ward of a VA hospital in Wyoming in 2014 but was located and returned,
DENVER (AP) 01/02 — Colorado authorities were contacted with concerns about the mental health of Matthew Riehl over a month before he shot and killed a deputy and wounded four others.Read more »
DENVER (AP) 01/02 — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy in Colorado (all times local):
6:30 p.m. Authorities say a man who shot and killed a Colorado deputy and wounded four others along with two civilians was an attorney and an Iraq war veteran who had posted videos online in recent months criticizing professors and law enforcement officials.
By TREVOR MARSHALLSEA, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 12/22 — Australian police were investigating Friday whether there was any terrorism-related motive behind the car ramming attack on Melbourne pedestrians that left 12 people in a hospital,