JIM SALTER and DAVID WARREN, Associated Press 11/22 The suspect arrested in the ambush shooting of a San Antonio police detective has said he was angry about a child-custody battle and “lashed out at somebody who didn’t deserve it.”
TAMMY WEBBER, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/22 — The shootings of police officers in Texas and Missouri on Sunday were the latest in what law enforcement officials say is an alarming spike in ambush-style attacks.
BRANDON BAILEY, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 11/21 — It sounds like a great idea: Forget passwords, and instead lock your phone or computer with your fingerprint.
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) 11/20 — Law enforcement and protesters clashed late Sunday near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline, with at least one person arrested as protesters sought to push past a bridge on a state highway that had been blockaded since late October.
PARIS (AP) 11/21 — French anti-terrorism police have arrested seven people in Strasbourg and Marseille, the interior minister announced Monday, saying authorities thwarted a new potential attack.
JAMIE STENGLE and JIM SALTER, Associated Press 11/21 – A police officer has been fatally shot in San Antonio, Texas, and another in St. Louis was shot in the face but is expected to survive,
CHICAGO (AP) 11/20 — Two teenagers were charged with first-degree murder Sunday in the fatal shooting of an Illinois congressman’s grandson following an argument over a pair of basketball shoes.
CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) 11/20 — The pangolin, a scaly anteater coveted by poachers, might have a new champion: rats that will be trained to sniff out trafficked pangolin parts in shipments heading from Africa to Asia.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) 11/19 — Eight people were arrested on Saturday when a small group of protesters calling themselves White Lives Matter were confronted by counter-demonstrators supporting Black Lives Matter at the Texas State Capitol near where Gov.
CLEVELAND (AP) 11/19 — A jury recommended Saturday that a young man be put to death for killing three people and wounding three others last year at a suburban Cleveland barbershop in what authorities described as a gang-related dispute.
MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 11/18 — A woman hiding in a closet described gunman Omar Mateen spraying bullets throughout a Florida nightclub during the worst mass shooting in recent U.S.
KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) 11/18 — A white police officer in Alabama was indicted Friday on murder charges in the fatal shooting of a black man who died just yards from his front door.
Matthew Hendrickson, Chicago Sun-Times, CHICAGO, 11/18 – Four people have been charged in connection with a West Side carjacking last week that was caught on video,
LUDOWICI, Ga. (AP) 11/19 — The hunt for a fugitive accused of shooting at police in South Carolina turned deadly when law officers tracked the suspect to southeast Georgia,
Chicago Sun-Times Wire, CHICAGO, 11/19 –
Two people were killed, including the teenage grandson of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, and at least nine more were wounded in shootings across the city to start the weekend,
LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/18 — Two nephews of Venezuela’s first lady who were charged with conspiring to send drugs to the United States were convicted on Friday by a jury that found evidence of the crime even though the government’s star witness came across to at least one juror as “slime.”
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 11/16 — A Minnesota man described as a leader of a group of nine who plotted to travel to Syria to fight for the Islamic State group was sentenced to 35 years in prison Wednesday by a federal judge who said he didn’t believe the man’s tearful apologies and words of contrition.
MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 11/18 — A case involving a 21-year-old from suburban Chicago who wanted to go to Syria to join the Islamic State highlights the quandary of dealing with impressionable young Muslims in the U.S.
BOSTON (AP) 11/18 — A bank robber dubbed the “spelling bee bandit” because the notes he’s passed to tellers contain the same misspelling is being sought for four robberies in Massachusetts.
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that Chicago has recorded its 700th homicide for 2016.
Sun-Times Wire, CHICAGO, 11/18 –
…Shootings in the city are also far surpassing the 2015 totals,