By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 08/23 — A police dog handler has been suspended without pay for five days but won’t face criminal charges after his dog was left in a police vehicle for more than six hours and died from the South Carolina heat,
By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press AURORA, Colo. (AP) 08/02 — A decorated Vietnam War veteran woke up to the sound of his front door crashing in and saw a naked intruder attack his grandson,
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 07/28 — A federal appeals court on Friday allowed supporters of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to proceed with a lawsuit alleging they were beaten after San Jose police steered them into a crowd of anti-Trump protesters.
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,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/09 — A retired Secret Service agent pointed out security vulnerabilities at a Florida high school two months before a gunman killed 17 people there.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/08 — The Latest on developments related to the school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida (all times local): 6:40 a.m.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/06 — The Latest on developments related to the school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida (all times local): 8:30 a.m.Read more »
MIAMI (AP) 06/05 — The former sheriff’s deputy who’s been called a coward for his actions during a mass shooting at a Florida high school says he’s haunted by what happened.Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER and CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/30 — In chilling cellphone videos released Wednesday, the suspect in a February massacre at a Florida high school announced his intention to become the next school shooter,
By JULIAN HATTEM, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 05/25 — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck,
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 05/15 — A former George Washington University police chief has been tapped to lead the city of Charlottesville’s police department after its previous chief departed in the aftermath of a white nationalist rally.Charlottesville City Manager Maurice Jones announced Tuesday at a news conference that he had recommended RaShall M.Read more »
By DAVID McFADDEN and COURTNEY COLUMBUS, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/16 — When Baltimore’s mayor hand-picked Darryl De Sousa as her choice for police commissioner,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 05/16 — A Florida sheriff’s deputy who failed to confront a gunman during a Feb. 14 school massacre is receiving a monthly state pension of $8,702.35.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — The mother of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper accidentally shot by a firearms instructor can go forward with her lawsuit against the instructor after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear the case.Read more »
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) 04/24 — The Latest on the commission investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 1:45 p.m.
A father whose daughter died in the Florida high school massacre said an investigative commission will discover the deaths could have been avoided it weren’t for egregious errors made by law enforcement and school officials.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 04/21 — The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff,
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 04/21 — A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few hours earlier for disruptive behavior,
HOUSTON (AP) 04/19 — Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation.Read more »
By AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — The police officer who was with a Minneapolis officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of an unarmed Australian woman said both men “got spooked”
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.