By JOSEPH PISANI, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) 03/02 — Kroger and L.L. Bean said Thursday they will no longer sell guns to anyone under 21,
NEW YORK (AP) 02/28 — Dick’s Sporting Goods, a major U.S. retailer, will immediately halt sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21.Read more »
By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of Americans living in struggling communities say they have respect for and confidence in the police who patrol their neighborhoods,
By DON THOMPSON and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) 11/16 — Police on Wednesday called the deadly shooting rampage in California a clear case of “a madman on the loose”
By ED WHITE , Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 10/19 — The director of the Michigan State Police will lose five days of pay for sharing a Facebook post that called NFL players who kneel during the national anthem “anti-American degenerates,”
LYNN, Mass. (AP) 10/19 — The owner of a Massachusetts coffee shop says she’s closing her business because of the firestorm created when her daughter, the store’s manager,Read more »
By AMY FORLITI , Associated Press 09/03 – The videotaped arrest of a Utah nurse who refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient has raised questions about how far officers can go to collect evidence and has led to policy changes within the Salt Lake City Police Department.Read more »
JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/22 — The fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in Minnesota isn’t by any means the first-time police in the U.S.
AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 07/22 — Minneapolis police Chief Janee Harteau says she is “willing to step aside to let a fresh set of leadership eyes”
DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) 07/14 — A driver mows down six mailboxes, slurs her words and tells police she has a lizard in her bra.
TOM McELROY, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 06/12 — Delta Air Lines and Bank of America have announced that they are pulling their sponsorship of a Manhattan-based theater company’s portrayal of Julius Caesar as a Donald Trump look-alike in a business suit who gets knifed to death on stage.
JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 06/11 — Video from brand-new body cameras made it much easier to clear three officers who fired 23 shots and killed a man who fired a shot at them during a scuffle,
GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 06/11 — A common sight for more than 100 years along North Carolina roads — prisoners picking up trash or clearing debris while guards keep close watch — could soon go the way of inmates smashing rocks with sledgehammers into gravel.
KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 05/18 — A Las Vegas police officer used a stun gun seven times and an unapproved mixed martial arts chokehold to subdue an unarmed man who died after a foot chase through a casino,
JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 05/18 — The wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman won’t have a role in helping select the next chief of the Honolulu Police Department.
JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) 05/18 — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when she killed an unarmed black man with his hands held above his head.
DON BABWIN and SARA BURNETT, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 04/13 — The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion,
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 04/13 — The video of a passenger being dragged by an officer from a United Express flight put an unwanted spotlight on the little-known police force that guards Chicago’s two main airports and could threaten the agency’s future.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) 02/23 — Dozens of people, including children, were arrested early Thursday after clashing with Southern California police outside a home where a Los Angeles policeman fired a single round during an off-duty tussle with a 13-year-old boy.
BLAKE NICHOLSON and JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) 02/23 — A few dozen people still occupying a sprawling encampment on federal land to protest construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline will have another chance to leave peacefully Thursday,