By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/19 — President Donald Trump’s plan to combat opioid drug addiction nationwide calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers,Read more »
By ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN, AP National Writers CHICAGO (AP) 03/15 — It was 1934. Mobsters armed with fully automatic “Tommy guns” had left a trail of bloodstained sidewalks and pockmarked walls across the country,
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 03/09 — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is expected Friday to meet with families of the 17 people who were killed in a school shooting,
By BECKY BOHRER, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) 03/05 — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses,
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) 03/02 — A judge has ruled that a Maine state trooper had a legitimate reason to stop a van full of immigrants that he described as the “ICE mother lode”Read more »
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 OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 03/01 — About 800 “criminals” avoided immigration arrests because Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted the public to the surprise operation,
By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/23 — An advocacy group for police officers assigned to secure the nation’s schools has a simple message about arming teachers: Don’t do it.
By CATHERINE LUCEY and MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/21 — As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 02/21 — The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local): 6:55 a.m.
The day before 17 people were gunned down at a Florida school,
By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) 02/13 — A judge upheld a British arrest warrant for Julian Assange on Tuesday, saying the WikiLeaks founder should have the courage to come to court and face justice after more than five years inside Ecuador’s London embassy.
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/10 — Fare beaters who hopped over grimy subway turnstiles back in the early 1990s were the first targets of a policing strategy that went after the smallest offenses and was credited with helping to drive crime down to record lows.
By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/07 — Making his case for tighter border security, President Donald Trump has repeatedly linked immigration to criminality,
By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/31 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a new executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay,
By ERIC TUCKER and SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/29 — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s criticism who led the bureau for months last year following the firing of James Comey,
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 01/27 — A House committee is unanimously opposed to a bill that would regulate the location and type of tattoos New Hampshire state troopers are allowed to display.Read more »
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 01/23 — Gov. Phil Scott on Monday privately signed Vermont’s marijuana bill into law, making the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use of the substance by an act of a state legislature.Read more »
CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 01/23 — A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping,
By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press (AP) 01/19 – Pennsylvania’s state police force said Friday it will continue to investigate shootings by on-duty troopers, ignoring a grand jury’s recommendation that the agency step aside when a shooting involves one of its troopers and have an outside agency handle the probe.