RACHEL D’ORO, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) 12/28 — Following a year of deadly confrontations between police and citizens across the U.S., police in Alaska’s capital city are spearheading a campaign to turn 2017 into a community-wide year of kindness.
BERLIN (AP) 12/27 — German investigators are questioning seven young men who are suspected of trying to set a homeless man alight in a Berlin subway station over Christmas.
By Mick Dumke and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO 12/24 – …As Chicago grapples with a surge in killings and a mistrust of law enforcement stemming from police shootings,
Sun-Times Wire, Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO 12/27 – A violent year in Chicago appears poised to grind to the end of the calendar, as 11 men were killed and at least 49 more people were wounded in shootings across the city over Christmas weekend.
PARIS (AP) 12/27 — French authorities say the main suspect in Berlin’s deadly Christmas market attack made a stop in the eastern French city of Lyon,
STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 12/27 — A Christmas Day shooting that left a woman dead triggered a car chase and gunbattle in suburban Portland that critically wounded an Oregon State Police officer and killed the slaying suspect,
MANILA, Philippines (AP) 12/27 — Philippine authorities said Tuesday that anti-narcotics operations have led to the arrest of 10 suspects, including three Chinese nationals, and the seizure of nearly 1 metric ton of methamphetamine,
BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) 12/27 — Fights broke out at malls around the country Monday night sending shoppers, who were looking for post-holiday deals, scrambling for the exits.
DALLAS (AP) 12/26 — Dozens of Fort Worth and Arlington pastors say the recent arrest of a black mother and her two teenage daughters by a white officer was racist despite other characterizations from city officials.
COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 12/25 — Investigators on Saturday worked to determine if the Berlin Christmas market attacker got any logistical support to cross at least two European borders and evade capture for days before being killed in a police shootout in a Milan suburb.
MILAN (AP) 12/24 — The Latest on the investigation into the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market (all times local):
By Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES 12/23 –
…As Internet retailers make big gains against shopping malls this holiday season,
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) 12/24 — Manchester Police say a suspect in a theft from a department store swam across the Merrimack River while fleeing state and local officers before being apprehended soaking wet.
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market (all times local):
JILL BLEED, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) 12/24— A Little Rock man who fired his gun into a car, striking and killing a 3-year-old boy,
DAVID WARREN, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) 12/24 — The lawyer for a black woman who’s seen on video being wrestled to the ground and arrested by a white officer said Friday the burden is on police to prove the officer’s actions weren’t racially motivated.
KEVIN McGILL, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) 12/23 — A Louisiana appeals court has tossed out the life sentence for a man convicted of grabbing $15 from a parked car.
BRYAN, Texas (AP) 12/23 — A second man has been arrested for a convenience store robbery in which a Southeast Texas police officer was shot.
COLLEEN BARRY and FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 12/24— A routine request for ID papers outside a deserted train station in a Milan suburb at 3 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) 12/23 — The Latest on the arrest of a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 3-year-old boy in Little Rock (all times local):