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 »
DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 08/30 — A white policeman who fatally shot an unarmed black driver in a Cleveland suburb will not face charges.
ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 08/27 — More judges are carrying weapons than most people realize, even though attacks on judges remain rare,
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) 08/22 — A sheriff says the man who shot a judge outside an Ohio courthouse drove to a neighboring bank, walked quickly toward him from a parked car and fired,
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/16 — Los Angeles police officers acted within department policy when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man last year,
PHOENIX (AP) — 08/02 Authorities say an armed customer at a Phoenix drugstore shot and killed a man who was attempting to rob the pharmacy Tuesday night.
LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) 07/24 — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn’t sure she could ever shoot and kill someone,