BRUCE SMITH and SEANNA ADCOX, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 12/05 — A South Carolina judge has declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the murder trial of a white police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist.
WASHINGTON (AP) 12/05 — The Latest on the arrest of a man who police say fired shots in a pizzeria while investigating a fake news story (all times local):
By Mick Dumke and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times, CHICAGO 12/03 – Faced with a surge in killings and a breakdown of trust in law enforcement,
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/04 — Police investigating a notorious gang in a city on California’s central coast issued a fake press release that the chief credited with saving two men by deceiving gang members who wanted to kill them,
ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 12/04 — Once an employee of the powerful CIA, Jeffrey Sterling now sits behind bars at a federal prison in Colorado.
By Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times, TUSTIN, 12/02 – The suspects had no idea that the bottle of cough syrup perched on a shelf at a Tustin pharmacy contained something more than cough relief…
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) 12/04 — People affected by a 2012 Ohio school shooting that left three students dead are opposing two proposed laws that could give the shooter a chance at parole — something he doesn’t currently have.
MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) 12/03 — Europol warned Friday that the Islamic State group could launch fresh attacks in Europe in the near future,
LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/03 — A Utah mother and father who followed their son to school and pulled a shotgun from his hand after he fired a round into a classroom ceiling likely prevented bloodshed by acting quickly on their intuition and conversations with the boy after they noticed guns were missing from their home,
RAPHAEL SATTER, AP Cybersecurity Writer PARIS (AP) 12/02 — U.S. and European officials say they’ve knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide,
NEW YORK (AP) 12/03 — A teenage daredevil who climbed the World Trade Center’s centerpiece tower in 2014 has surrendered to police after videos posted on social media showed him dangling from other New York skyscrapers.
MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 12/03 — A federal judge in Louisiana was pulled off a criminal case following a series of mistakes in routine trial procedures and after she apparently delegated some of her judicial duties to a prosecutor,
LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/03 — The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency’s top 10 most wanted list in the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October.
KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) 12/03 — An Alabama inmate on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stay his upcoming execution to consider whether a judge should have been able to give him a death sentence when the jury recommended life imprisonment.
AMANDA LEE MYERS LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/03 — A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute,
REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press HARVEY, La. (AP) 12/03 — A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left an ex-NFL player dead,
AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) 12/03 — Exactly a year to the moment that a pair of shooters unleashed a terrorist attack on San Bernardino,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 12/02 — The Somali-born student who hurt nearly a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University before a police officer shot and killed him has been buried.
BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 12/01 — Three Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a black homeless man on Skid Row last year will not face criminal charges because they acted in self-defense,
AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press MALIBU, Calif. (AP) 12/02 — A California mountain lion placed under a death sentence for killing nearly a dozen alpacas owned by a Malibu woman was granted a reprieve when the woman announced she wouldn’t act on a state-issued permit giving her the right to kill the animal.