BRUCE SMITH, Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) 11/03 — Against a backdrop of violence by and toward police across the nation, opening statements will get underway Thursday in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist.
LAKE RIDGE, Va. (AP) 11/03 — Authorities are investigating after they say someone changed an electronic road sign in Virginia to display disparaging remarks about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and encourage people to vote for Donald Trump.
ADAM SCHRECK, Associated Press IRBIL, Iraq (AP) 11/03 — The shadowy leader of the Islamic State group has released a new message urging his followers to keep up the fight for Mosul as they defend the city against a major offensive aimed at routing the militants from their last urban stronghold in Iraq.
ERIKA KINETZ and RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) 11/03 — Seizures of the deadly chemical carfentanil have exploded across the United States, with more than 400 cases documented in eight states since July alone,
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) 11/02 — The Latest on two officers in the Des Moines, Iowa, area who were killed in what authorities describe as ambush-style attacks (all times local):
MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) 11/01 — One of four Canadian men accused of walking onto a sensitive hot spring at Yellowstone National Park has pleaded guilty to the charges.
SCOTT McFETRIDGE, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) 11/02 — Two Des Moines area police officers were shot to death early Wednesday in separate ambush-style attacks while they were sitting in their patrol cars,
LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/02 — Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady are set to go on trial on drug charges in New York City.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) 11/01 — A federal prosecutor says handcuffed inmates screamed and groaned in pain and begged for the beatings to stop as sheriff’s deputies swung metal batons in an April 2011 contraband sweep at a Louisiana jail.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) 11/01 — A white police officer who shot and killed a 19-year-old black man during a traffic stop in south Alabama won’t face charges after a grand jury decided not to indict him,
ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 11/01 — An increasing number of people from far-flung corners of the world quietly have tried to sneak into the United States among the hundreds of thousands of other,
CINCINNATI (AP) 11/01 — The Latest in the trial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder following the shooting of an unarmed black man in a traffic stop.
ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 11/01 — A man who was adopted as a 3-year-old from South Korea almost four decades ago and flown to America is in detention awaiting deportation because of “the severity of his criminal history,”
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) 11/01 — A rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugz” has been charged with selling drugs in Pennsylvania.
Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Persaud performs under the name Montana Millz.
BERLIN (AP) 11/01 — German police say they have seized several firearms from a couple believed to belong to the so-called Reich Citizens’ Movement, a loose grouping of anti-government extremists,
SEAN MURPHY and GREG MCCUNE, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 10/31 — A fierce gun battle with Oklahoma troopers left a homicide suspect dead and ended a weeklong manhunt for the man suspected in a string of violent crimes across the state,
MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 10/31 — Police negotiators talking to the Orlando nightclub gunman at first weren’t sure if the person they had on the phone was actually in the Pulse nightclub,
LEEDEY, Okla. (AP) 10/31 — A massive, weeklong manhunt for a suspect in a string of violent crimes, including the killing of two relatives, the shooting of three law enforcement officers and multiple carjackings,
Del Quentin Wilber, Los Angeles Times, DES MOINES, IOWA 10/31 – It was a chilly spring day when an Iowa farmer spotted something odd in his freshly planted cornfield: a short,
Daniel Brown, Chicago Sun Times CHICAGO 10/30/2016
Twin 17-year-old brothers were killed in a drive-by shooting early Sunday in Old Town — among 17 people shot and killed in Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning.