OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 05/25 — A young man who opened fire in an Oklahoma City restaurant, leaving two people with gunshot wounds and two others hurt in the ensuing chaos,
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”
By SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 04/22 — The man who wrestled the gun away from the Waffle House shooting suspect in Tennessee said Sunday if he were going to die,
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/17 — The state’s highest court has struck down a Massachusetts law that bans the civilian possession of stun guns.
WASHINGTON (AP) 04/12 — A police officer defended his partner’s decision to shoot a black motorcyclist in Washington, D.C., and said that he believed the man drove directly at his partner.Read more »
LONDON (AP) 04/06 — A 78-year-old British retiree who stabbed a burglar to death in his home will not face criminal charges, London police said Friday.Richard Osborn-Brooks was arrested on suspicion of murder after an altercation at his London home early Wednesday.Read more »
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 LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 11/09 — A Salt Lake City officer followed department policy in the shooting of a black man after he ran from police,
By JIM VERTUNO, Associated Press SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) 11/06 — A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church,
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) 10/28 — A South Carolina man remains behind bars after being shot four times in his buttocks while police say he was trying to rob a woman in her home.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) 10/10 — The minute before a 22-year-old Temple University student drove her BMW into a Florida police officer and was fatally shot “played out like a movie set”Read more »
By The Associated Press NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man accused of beheading a co-worker was convicted of first-degree murder Friday for the 2014 attack that one witness said was “something that people shouldn’t have to see.”
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 09/29 — Two police officers fatally shot a man near a park in Kansas’ capital city on Thursday,Read more »
By KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) 09/21 — Whether and when constitutional rights afforded American citizens extend to non-citizens outside the nation’s boundaries were at issue Wednesday when a federal appeals court heard arguments about the cross-border shooting death of a Mexican teenager by a U.S.
By KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Three people face charges of inciting a riot and battery of an officer after violent clashes with campus police at Georgia Tech following a vigil for a student fatally shot by officers,
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/19 — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St.
By JIM SALTER and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/17 — Protests turned violent for a second night near St. Louis following the acquittal of a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man,Read more »
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/16— Hundreds of people protesting the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of black man following a high-speed chase marched for hours in mostly peaceful demonstrations,Read more »
LAPLACE, La. (AP) 09/14 — A Louisiana homeowner has shot and killed a man accused of breaking into his house.
Local news outlets report the 32-year-old told authorities he opened his backdoor after hearing people talking in his yard Tuesday night.
By DAKE KANG , Associated Press 09/02
Dashcam video of a fatal police shooting at an Ohio traffic stop shows the officer repeatedly warning a man in the vehicle not to reach for his gun for more than a minute before firing.Read more »