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.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) 04/14 — Tucson police say a woman shot and wounded a man who demanded her car keys and threatened her with a hatchet outside a store.Read more »
By ROXANA HEGEMAN, Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 04/12 — The Kansas police officer who fired the shot that killed a man during a hoax emergency call will not face criminal charges,
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 »
NEW YORK (AP) 04/06 — Witnesses who called New York City police to report that a man was menacing people with a gun before police killed him were terrified but also uncertain whether the object the man had really was a gun,Read more »
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/06 — Police seeking to quell simmering anger over their shooting of a mentally disturbed black man on a New York City street released a montage of security videos Thursday that showed him minutes earlier thrusting a metal object that looked like a gun into the faces of several people — including a woman holding the hand of her child.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/03 — Several state lawmakers and the family of a 22-year-old unarmed black man fatally shot by police are proposing Tuesday that California become the first state to significantly restrict when officers can open fire.
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 »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/01 — San Francisco police have identified the officers involved in a shootout inside a barbershop that left a gunman dead and five others wounded,Read more »
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) 04/01 — A man was shot and wounded after police say he fired a revolver at an officer during an early-morning incident in Louisville,Read more »
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) 03/30 — A man wanted in the fatal shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city was found and killed Friday by law enforcement officials in Tennessee.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 KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/31 — Calls for justice and charges against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man aren’t abating in California’s capital city after an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot in the back,
By AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — The police officer who was with a Minneapolis officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of an unarmed Australian woman said both men “got spooked”
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 03/21 — A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.
By MATTHEW BARAKAT and JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) 03/21 — In the latest school shooting in America, the gunfire was over and done with in less than a minute.
By MICHAEL CASEY, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) 03/13 — A New Hampshire state trooper will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man whose death inspired a roadside memorial that carried similarities to the plot of the Oscar-nominated film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,
NEW YORK (AP) 02/15 — A police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her New York apartment in 2016 after she brandished scissors and a bat was acquitted by a judge Thursday.Read more »
By JEFF MARTIN, Associated Press LOCUST GROVE, Ga. (AP) 02/09 — A police officer whose wife is expecting the couple’s second baby was killed Friday and two deputies were seriously wounded in a shooting that also left a suspect dead south of Atlanta,
By KATHLEEN FOODY, Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) 02/07 — A man suspected in the killing a Colorado sheriff’s deputy fired a semi-automatic handgun during a struggle with multiple officers,