By JIM MUSTIAN and MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/27 — The #MeToo movement is empowering victims of sexual assault to speak up like never before,
WASHINGTON (AP) 12/27 — More police officers have died in the line of duty this year in the United States than in 2017.That’s according to data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/24 — Dispatch recordings show a University of Utah student grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.Read more »
DENVER (AP) 12/21 — A dancing FBI agent who accidentally shot a man in the leg after doing a backflip at a Denver bar will avoid jail time after pleading guilty Friday to third-degree assault.Read more »
PARIS (AP) 12/24 — France’s prime minister met Monday with police officers targeted by violent yellow vest protesters, in a show of support amid growing concerns about growing brutality from both sides.Read more »
By TOM HAYS and CLAUDIA TORRENS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 12/22 — One was a gambling addict who got plastic surgery to change his appearance even after his predecessor died from doing the same thing.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and JULIE WATSON, Associated Press TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) 12/23 — Thousands of Central Americans journeying toward the United States were 2,500 miles from their destination in October when they reached a moment of decision: Should they press on toward the U.S.
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/23 — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) 12/22 — A man once accused of plotting to kidnap retired talk show host David Letterman’s son and nanny has been released from a Montana prison for a second time after serving additional years for violating parole.Read more »
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 12/21 — Norwegian police said Friday that a video which allegedly shows the slaying of a Scandinavian university student in a remote part of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains is likely authentic.
By TERRY SPENCER, FREIDA FRISARO and MIKE SCHNEIDER , Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/20 — Bodies. Chaos. The smell of gunpowder and blood.
CHICAGO (AP) 12/19 — A man is facing two felony weapons charges in connection with the deaths of two Chicago police officers who were struck and killed by a commuter train while they were chasing him.
By The Associated Press , 12/19 -The Senate on Tuesday passed a sweeping criminal justice overhaul. The House is expected to pass the bill this week,
PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) 12/18 — A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California’s Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars,
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) 12/18 — Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald’s drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) 12/18 — A judge has sentenced two New Jersey men to 32 years in prison for a shooting that left a police officer partially paralyzed.
By DEEPTI HAJELA , Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) 12/18 — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment,
By NOMAAN MERCHANT and ANGELIKI KASTANIS, Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) 12/ 18 — Shackled at their ankles and wrists and their shoelaces removed,
CHICAGO (AP) 12/18 — Two Chicago police officers were fatally struck by a train as they investigated a report of gunshots on the city’s far South Side.
NEW YORK (AP) 12/16 — A mother who had her toddler yanked from her arms by New York police in a widely seen video said in an interview published Sunday that she went into “defense mode.”