By IVAN MORENO, Associated Press 01/16 – An Illinois judge acquitted a man of murder Wednesday, more than two decades after jurors convicted him by relying on ballistics that proved to be wrong.
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/01 — Preliminary numbers indicate that homicides in Chicago fell by about 100 last year compared to 2017,
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/30 — It’s an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square.
CHICAGO (AP) 12/19 — A man is facing two felony weapons charges in connection with the deaths of two Chicago police officers who were struck and killed by a commuter train while they were chasing him.
By AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) 12/07 — As terrified people scrambled out of broken windows, screaming and bleeding and fleeing a mass shooting inside a California bar,
By ASTRID GALVAN and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 11/30 — An attempt to smuggle immigrants into the country illegally ended with three people dead and eight seriously injured in a crash in a remote,
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 11/29 — U.S. Border Patrol agents near Tijuana, Mexico, faced a choice as they looked out over the chaos at a crowd of migrants that included rock-throwing men as well as barefoot children: Do they respond with force — and,
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Crime is down in Atlantic City, and police are crediting several factors including technology that helps them monitor high-crime areas and identify potential risks.Read more »
NEW YORK (AP) 10/22 — The New York City Police Department scrambled Monday to find ways to quickly replace thousands of body camera devices it suddenly stopped using after an officer said one caught fire and exploded as he headed out on patrol over the weekend.
By JEFFREY COLLINS and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) 10/04 — A police officer was killed and six of his comrades were wounded when a man began shooting at deputies who came to serve a search warrant,
By THOMAS GRANING, Associated Press BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) 09/29 — Two police officers were shot and killed following an early Saturday morning confrontation in Mississippi,
By COLLEEN LONG, FRANK BAJAK and WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press EL PASO, Texas (AP) 08/26 — Federal authorities’ shift away from separating immigrant families caught in the U.S.
BOSTON (AP) 08/02 — Boston plans to begin phasing in body cameras for its police department after a report found the devices led to slightly fewer complaints against officers and reports of officer use of force,
By MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) 06/26 — Police used genealogical information from a close relative to identify the suspect in the rape and strangulation of an elementary school teacher in 1992 and charged him Monday with the long unsolved killing.
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,
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 06/22 — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been,
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 06/19 — Civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the Chicago Police Department relies on an error-plagued database that names up to 195,000 people as gang members,
MILWAUKEE (AP) 05/26 — The Latest on the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown and the police body camera video (all times local): 5:25 p.m.Read more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 05/04 — Northern California detectives still trying to identify the infamous Zodiac Killer who targeted victims in the late 1960s and taunted investigators with letters say they hope to try the same DNA tracing technology recently used to arrest a suspect in another string of cold-case serial slayings — those blamed on the Golden State Killer.Read more »