By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — A judge set bail at $100,000 Tuesday for a Vermont teenager accused in a school shooting plot that led to the first significant restrictions on gun ownership in Vermont history.
By MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) 04/18 — The Wyoming school district where U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos suggested that teachers might need to be armed to protect children from grizzly bears voted Tuesday on doing just that,
YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) 04/18 — Police officers from across the country are expected to attend the funeral of a Massachusetts officer who was killed in the line of duty.Read more »
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 04/17 — Vermont’s top public defender says he thinks the teenager accused of planning a school shooting that led to changes in the state’s gun laws should be released following a bail hearing.Read more »
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/17 — The state’s highest court has struck down a Massachusetts law that bans the civilian possession of stun guns.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) 04/17 — The conservative backlash against California’s so-called sanctuary law has taken the form of lawsuits and public tongue-lashings.
But one tiny city in Orange County took the step of declaring itself legally exempt.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) 04/16 — Protests are planned at a Philadelphia Starbucks where two black men were arrested after store employees called 911 to say they were trespassing.Read more »
TULSA, Okla. (AP) 04/16 — The younger of two brothers accused of fatally stabbing their parents and three siblings inside their Oklahoma home is scheduled to go on trial Monday.Read more »
By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 04/16 — Seven inmates have been killed and at least 17 others seriously injured amid fighting between prisoners inside a maximum security prison in South Carolina.
By CATHERINE LUCEY and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/16 — Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it’s possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump,
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 04/16 — More local governments in California are resisting the state’s efforts to resist the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown,
BY ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/14 — The Justice Department watchdog says fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe misled investigators over his role in a news media disclosure.
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 04/14 — A woman was drunk when she drove her large family off a Northern California cliff last month and her wife and several children had large amounts of a drug in their systems that can cause drowsiness,
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) 04/14 — Tucson police say a woman shot and wounded a man who demanded her car keys and threatened her with a hatchet outside a store.Read more »
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) 04/14 — A man charged with killing a police officer and described by authorities as a violent career criminal was ordered held without bail Friday.Read more »
WEST YARMOUTH, Mass. (AP) 04/15 — Carrying candles and wiping away tears, hundreds of mourners joined Yarmouth police at an emotional vigil Saturday night for an officer who was killed while on duty.Read more »
By JEFF AMY, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 04/13 — A Mississippi high school senior was jailed without bail Friday after the FBI charged him with threatening a school shooting over social media,Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 04/13 — The chief executive of Backpage.com pleaded guilty to state and federal charges including conspiracy and money laundering,
By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 04/13 — Authorities pledged on Thursday to find out what went wrong in the death of a 16-year-old boy they say became trapped by a minivan bench seat in a school parking lot and whose body was found about six hours after he first called 911.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 04/12 — U.S. District Judge Manuel Real issued a nationwide injunction Thursday barring the U.S. Justice Department from giving priority status for multimillion-dollar community policing grants to departments that agree to cooperate with immigration officials.