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 »
By MATT O’BRIEN and MALCOLM RITTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/28 — The use of a genealogy website to track down a suspected California serial killer illustrates both the extraordinary power of DNA-sharing services and the broad privacy concerns that surround the fast-growing commercial market for genetic analysis.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, JONATHAN J. COOPER and GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/28 — Investigators hunting for the so-called Golden State Killer turned to searching genetic websites in 2017 but misidentified an Oregon man as a potential suspect.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/27 — Investigators who used a genealogical website to find the ex-policeman they believe is a shadowy serial killer and rapist who terrified California decades ago call the technique groundbreaking.
By REGINA GARCIA CANO , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 04/21 — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 04/21 — The union that represents the deputies who responded to the Florida high school massacre is holding a no-confidence vote on the sheriff,
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 04/04 — France has flagged more than 78,000 people as security threats in a database intended to let European police share information on the continent’s most dangerous residents — more than all other European countries put together — according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/02 — Body cameras for state troopers and GPS vehicle locators in cruiser were among several policy changes ordered Monday for the Massachusetts state police after the agency was rocked by an overtime scandal and other recent disclosures.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) 04/01 — A white North Carolina police officer shot and killed a black passenger who refused orders not to reach for a gun after a late-night traffic stop led to a physical struggle,Read more »
By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 03/31 — Kept under wraps for nearly two years, body camera footage of a policeman killing Alton Sterling shows the officer threatening to shoot the man and screaming profanities before firing the fatal shots that stoked protests across the nation.
By PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 03/22 — The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas’ capital city for three weeks.
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NEW YORK (AP) 03/02 — Fourteen news entities have urged a Manhattan judge to reject a New York police union’s efforts to squelch the release of police body camera footage.Read more »
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 02/21 — Police who find suspected drugs during a traffic stop or an arrest usually pause to perform a simple task: They place some of the material in a vial filled with liquid.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 02/01 — Fans attending the Super Bowl in Minneapolis will have the chance to go through security screening off-site, and out of the elements.Read more »
By CLAUDIA LAUER, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 02/01 — A grand jury has declined to bring charges against Dallas police officers who used a bomb-carrying robot to kill a sniper who had just gunned down five officers during a downtown rally,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 02/01 — A California police department dogged by a sexual misconduct scandal has spent $6 million on a court-ordered computer program to track officer conduct that is not working properly,Read more »
By VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/31 — In what the mayor called “a new day in policing,” the city announced on Tuesday that it was speeding up a plan to equip all its officers and detectives on patrol with body cameras.
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 01/29 — As prison officials combat contraband cellphones in the hands of the nation’s inmates, a wireless trade group says court orders should be required to shut down the devices.
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/11 — Chicago may become the first city in the U.S. to arm its police officers with devices that will tell them immediately if motorists were texting when they got into a traffic accident.