By CEDAR ATTANASIO, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A West Texas sheriff’s deputy was critically wounded Friday after being shot multiple times during a traffic stop,
By RAMESH SANTANAM and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 03/23 — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh,
McALLEN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — A Mexican national suspected in a fatal 1998 shooting on a college campus in Texas has been extradited to face a capital murder charge.Read more »
By JULIET WILLIAMS and NICK PERRY, Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) 03/21 — The government of New Zealand announced a ban on “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines Thursday,
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/20 — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor’s decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate’s jury in a murder trial.
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/18 — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia’s plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington,
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — The Latest on a shooting in a tram in the Netherlands (all times local):2:55 p.m.
By ALEKSANDAR FURTULA and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) 03/18 — Dutch police were hunting down a suspect after a shooting Monday on a tram in the central city of Utrecht that left three people dead and multiple people injured.
By KRISTEN GELINEAU, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 03/15 — The gunman behind at least one of the mosque shootings in New Zealand that left 49 people dead on Friday tried to make a few things clear in the manifesto he left behind: He is a 28-year-old Australian white nationalist who hates immigrants.
CHICAGO (AP) 03/10 — Chicago police say a 19-year-old woman faces attempted murder and other charges in the shooting of an officer who was serving a warrant.Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — Two Sacramento police officers won’t face criminal charges for the fatal shooting of a black man following a chase that ended in his grandparents’
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 02/28 — Three of five people wounded recently when a criminal suspect opened fire on police in downtown New Orleans may have been hit by officers shooting back,Read more »
By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 02/28 — A Texas inmate was executed Thursday evening for the killings nearly 30 years ago of his estranged wife’s parents and her brother,
By JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 02/27 — A deputy in South Carolina who was pinned behind his SUV by gunfire for 17 minutes kept talking to the suspect to buy time for backup to arrive,
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 02/25 — A California man has asked for 20 years in prison as his punishment for making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between two online gamers over $1.50 bet in a Call of Duty WWII video game.
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) 02/25 — Two men suspected in crimes across three states, including a deadly Colorado carjacking, have been arrested, authorities said Monday.
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BALTIMORE (AP) 02/22 — One Baltimore shooting accounted for nearly half of the city’s shooting victims on a single day that became the most violent of the new acting police commissioner’s short tenure.Read more »
CHICAGO (AP) 02/22 — More than 75 percent of the people who received gun license revocations last year in Illinois ignored the notices, Illinois State Police said.Read more »
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 02/20 — Prosecutors will review more than 1,400 criminal cases that involved a Houston officer who the police chief has accused of lying in an affidavit justifying a drug raid on a home in which officers shot and killed two residents,