By JONATHAN J. COOPER and JANIE HAR, Associated Press FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) 05/15 — A Northern California woman denied that she or her husband abused their 10 children after authorities said the kids suffered puncture wounds,
By COLLEEN SLEVIN, Associated Press DENVER (AP) 05/15 — A 5-year-old Colorado girl attacked by a black bear outside her home over the weekend was expected to recover thanks to the quick thinking of her mother,
By JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally entitled to the same protections against police searches as the authorized driver.
WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — The mother of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper accidentally shot by a firearms instructor can go forward with her lawsuit against the instructor after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear the case.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 05/15 — The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states (all times local): 10:45 p.m.Read more »
BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) 05/14 — Police used technology to help save 14 ducklings from a storm drain on Mother’s Day.Officers with the Suffolk Police Department on Long Island on Sunday responded to a 911 call that several ducklings had fallen into a storm drain,Read more »
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 05/14 — A 61-year-old farmer is suspected of carrying out Australia’s worst mass shooting in 22 years,
CINCINNATI (AP) 05/14 — Cincinnati’s mayor says the city failed in its response to two 911 calls from a 16-year-old boy who died after being trapped in a minivan.Read more »
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) 05/11 — Law enforcement officers in Kansas are now banned from having sex with people they stop for traffic violations or detain in criminal investigations under a new state law that many legislators were surprised was necessary.Read more »
HOLLISTON, Mass. (AP) 05/11 — Police arriving at Holliston High School were worried that they might have a potentially explosive situation on their hands.
Earlier Friday morning they’d received an anonymous phone call claiming that a student had a “bomb”
By TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A first date turned into a nightmare for a Phoenix man when the woman he met became so obsessed,
By DAVID McFADDEN and COURTNEY COLUMBUS, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/12 — A day after saying she had “full confidence” in Baltimore’s police commissioner despite federal charges of failing to pay his taxes,
By DAVID McFADDEN and COURTNEY COLUMBUS, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/12 — The disgraced leader of a rogue Baltimore police unit was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to nine robberies while on the force.
By DAVID JORDAN, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/09 — The Vermont Legislature has approved a bill making it illegal to take “substantial steps” to threaten to kill or kidnap groups of people,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 05/10— One of the largest public pension funds in the nation voted Wednesday to use its financial might to pressure gun retailers across the country to stop selling military-style assault weapons and accessories like rapid-fire “bump stocks”
By ROD McGUIRK, Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) 05/11 — A family of seven including four children was found dead with gunshot wounds Friday at a rural property in southwest Australia in what could be the country’s worst mass shooting in 22 years,
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 05/12 — Oklahoma’s Republican Governor Mary Fallin vetoed a bill that would have allowed adults to carry handguns without a permit and signed another that permits religious organizations to exclude same sex couples from adoptions,Read more »
LAKE PLACID, Fla. (AP) 05/07 — A Florida sheriff’s deputy was shot in the head while responding to a dispute over a cat, authorities said.
In a Facebook post late Sunday,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 05/06 — Several rural Illinois counties have taken a stand for gun rights by co-opting a word that conservatives associate with a liberal policy to skirt the law: sanctuary.
PLANO, Texas (AP) 05/03 — A suburban Dallas teenager accused of planning a mass shooting at a mall inspired by the Islamic State terror group has been charged with terrorism.Read more »