By JAY REEVES, Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 07/12 — A renewed investigation into the brutal slaying of Emmett Till was prompted by a 2017 book that revealed lies by a key figure in the 1955 case that helped build momentum for the civil rights movement,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 07/12 — A 92-year-old man beaten repeatedly in the face with a brick in Los Angeles on Wednesday thanked the passer-by who took video of the aftermath of the attack that may have helped lead to an arrest in the case.Read more »
PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) 07/06 — A man recently imprisoned after being convicted of shooting at police in metro Phoenix in 2016 now faces murder charges in rural western Arizona where he is accused of killing three Washington state residents during the same year.
NEW YORK (AP) 07/7 — A New York City police detective has been released from the hospital hours after he was shot in the leg while chasing a wanted man in Brooklyn.Read more »
DALLAS (AP) 07/06 — A woman shot a man in the head and injured him after he tried to steal her sport utility vehicle with her two children inside,Read more »
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 07/06 — The execution of Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara leaves unanswered questions about Aum Shinrikyo, which carried out the 1995 sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway that killed 13 people and sickened 6,000.
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/30 — Students and teachers who survived a Florida high school massacre told investigators how they watched classmates die,
By MATTHEW BARAKAT and DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) 06/30 — Before he developed a long-running grudge against The Capital Gazette, the man who police say opened fire and killed five newspaper staffers directed his anger at a female high school classmate he barely knew.
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) 06/29 — First-degree murder charges were filed Friday against a man with a grudge against Maryland’s capital newspaper after police said he shot his way into the newsroom,
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 MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press TENANTLA, Mexico (AP) 06/27 — Whoever wins Sunday’s presidential election will have to face not only Mexico’s drug cartels, but a new kind of crime involving whole neighborhoods defying police and military personnel.Read more »
GOOCHLAND, Va. (AP) 06/26 — A New Zealand man who traveled to the U.S. home of a 14-year-old girl he had communicated with online was shot by the girl’s mother,Read more »
By CHRISTOPHER WEBER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) 06/26 — A 77-year-old man set a fire to lure firefighters to his Southern California retirement home so he could shoot them,
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 06/26 — Police said a knife-wielding man slashed and killed an officer in a neighborhood police station in northern Japan on Tuesday,
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) 06/22 — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal robbery that earned him and an accomplice $4.The Florida Times-Union reports that 27-year-old Erron Coleman was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty last summer to second-degree murder.Read more »
HOUSTON (AP) 06/21 — A Houston-area school district police officer who was wounded during a campus shooting that killed 10 people has been discharged from a hospital.Read more »
By JOSH REPLOGLE and JENNIFER KAY, Associated Press POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) 06/22 — A 22-year-old suspect has been arrested and charged with murder days after the killing of rising rap star XXXTentacion,
By MIKE CATALINI and RON TODT, TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 06/17 — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety,
TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) 06/18 — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store.Read more »
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) 06/08 — Two Kansas deputies killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest Thursday following a joint funeral service.Read more »