ATHENS, Ala. (AP) 07/09— An Alabama man who authorities say took over a church pulpit during worship and talked about his pending divorce was tackled by congregation members and arrested after allegedly trying to pull out a gun.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) 07/06 — A Texas teenager is in custody after authorities say his car careened out of control while racing another vehicle and struck three police motorcycles as officers stood nearby.Eighteen-year-old Melvin Valle was being held Thursday at the Galveston County jail on charges that include reckless driving.Read more »
By MATT DUNHAM and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press AMESBURY, England (AP) 07/04 — For the second time in four months, two people lie critically ill in England’s Salisbury District Hospital after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union,
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 06/24 — The Latest on a fatal police shooting in Minneapolis (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says officials have recovered a black and silver handgun from the scene of a Minneapolis police shooting that left a man dead.Read more »
By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) 06/24 — Wisconsin schools bracing for the next mass shooting are turning to gunshot-detecting sensors that police across the country rely on,
ATLANTA (AP) 06/22 — Delta Air Lines says it’s no longer allowing passengers to fly with “pit bull type” dogs as service or support animals.
The Atlanta-based airline describes its ban announced this week as an “enhancement”
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 06/21 — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal.
By SOPHIA BOLLAG and DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/20 — California would lead the U.S. in significantly changing the standard for when police can fire their weapons under legislation that cleared its first hurdle Tuesday after an emotionally charged debate over deadly shootings that have roiled the country.
By MIKE CATALINI and RON TODT, TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 06/17 — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety,
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 »
By JOSEF FEDERMAN, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) 06/12 — Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time,
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 »
Associated Press, HOUSTON (AP) 06/07 — A Boy Scout who packed a toy grenade in his carry-on bag caused the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston’s William P.
By MICHAEL SOHN, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) 06/03 — Berlin police shot and wounded a 53-year-old Austrian man who yelled and waved a knife inside the cathedral in the center of the German capital Sunday,
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 06/01 — A man who posted videos of himself holding guns and describing a desire to go on a killing rampage at a Southern California university has been sentenced to three years in prison.Read more »
By JONATHAN MATTISE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 05/30 — A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was fatally shot during a traffic stop early Wednesday and police were offering a $7,500 reward to help them find the suspect,
BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) 05/30 — A Seattle-area company has removed a school shooting video game from its online platform following widespread backlash.
The “Active Shooter”
By RAF CASERT and SYLVAIN PLAZY, Associated Press LIEGE, Belgium (AP) 05/29 — A knife-wielding man stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege,
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) 05/26 — Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol.Read more »