By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) 05/22 — If you want to know where mass school shootings are most likely to occur, look no farther than small-town and suburban America.
By PAUL J. WEBER and JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press SANTA FE, Texas (AP) 05/20 — Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick called Sunday for a “hardening”
DIXON, Ill. (AP) 05/17 — Charges were filed against a student who was wounded by a police officer after firing shots in a northern Illinois high school hallway while staff and seniors were meeting for a graduation rehearsal,
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 »
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 »
HOLLISTON, Mass. (AP) 05/11 — Police arriving at Holliston High School were worried that they might have a potentially explosive situation on their hands.
Earlier Friday morning they’d received an anonymous phone call claiming that a student had a “bomb”
By DAVID JORDAN, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/09 — The Vermont Legislature has approved a bill making it illegal to take “substantial steps” to threaten to kill or kidnap groups of people,
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/03 — Police across the country have responded to hundreds of paintball fights in recent weeks, a trend that authorities say began around the time an Atlanta rapper began posting YouTube videos encouraging people to trade real guns for paintball weapons.
NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) 04/29 — A man accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy was arrested Saturday outside a remote cabin, ending an intense manhunt in its fourth day in the woods of central Maine.Read more »
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/27 — A Vermont teen accused of plotting a shooting with mass casualties at his former high school in a case that led to the first significant limits on gun ownership in Vermont was released Friday into the custody of his father.Read more »
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, JONATHAN J. COOPER and GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/28 — Investigators hunting for the so-called Golden State Killer turned to searching genetic websites in 2017 but misidentified an Oregon man as a potential suspect.
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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 04/25 — In a story April 24 about the Waffle House shooting suspect, The Associated Press, relying on a statement from the suspect’s former employer,
By MARINA VILLENEUVE, Associated Press NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) 04/25 — A gunman in Maine killed a sheriff’s deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store early Wednesday,
By DAN ELLIOTT, SHEILA BURKE and JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press SALIDA, Colorado (AP) 04/25 — The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she had urged federal officials to keep him in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year.
By JOSH REPLOGLE and KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) 04/25 — A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student alleges he was aggressively questioned by school administrators and local law enforcement after posting on social media that he fired an assault weapon at a gun range with his dad.
By CHARMAINE NORONHA and DAVID CRARY, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 04/25 — A chilling Facebook message posted before a van plowed onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk has raised the possibility the suspect in the attack nursed grudges against women and it is bringing back memories of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada’s most traumatic acts of violence.
By LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 04/23 – Travis Reinking exhibited multiple warning signs that he was mentally unstable: He talked openly about delusions that he was being stalked by Taylor Swift.
By STEPHANIE MORALES, Associated Press 04/23 – Prosecutors have dismissed the four most serious charges against a teenager accused of plotting to shoot up his former Vermont high school and cause mass casualties in a case that has led to new restrictions in the state’s gun laws.
By CHARMAINE NORONHA, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 04/24 — Police in Canada’s biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk,