HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 02/28 — Connecticut’s capital city has agreed to pay nearly $900,000 to a family whose dog was killed by two police officers 11 years ago.
ERIC TUCKER and SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/28 — Attorney General Jeff Sessions painted a grim vision of violence in America on Tuesday,
SALEM, Ore. (AP) 02/28 — The Salem City Council has unanimously approved a resolution declaring Oregon’s capital an “inclusive city.”
Under the resolution approved Monday night Salem would not allow city resources to be used to enforce federal immigration law.
SADIE GURMAN and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/28 — The Justice Department will try to adopt “responsible policies” for enforcement of federal anti-marijuana laws,
MIRWAIS KHAN, Associated Press KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) 02/28 — An Afghan policeman turned his rifle on his colleagues at a checkpoint in southern Helmand province,
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) 02/27 — A Minnesota police officer has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges in the July shooting death of a black man.
BERLIN (AP) 02/27 — Two men have been convicted of murder for a midnight drag race along a chic Berlin boulevard that ended with the death of another motorist.
QUINCY, Pa. (AP) 02/27 — Police say a Pennsylvania woman had her 8-year-old daughter blow into an ignition device meant to prevent the woman from driving while drunk shortly before she crashed and was again charged with drunken driving.
ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/26 — The federal prison population is on the decline, but a new attorney general who talks tough on drugs and crime and already has indicated a looming need for private prison cells seems poised to usher in a reversal of that trend.
GRANT SCHULTE, Associated Press BEATRICE, Neb. (AP) 02/26 — It started with a murder, was followed by a botched trial and has ended with a small Nebraska county facing a $30 million judgment it can’t possibly pay.
EILEEN NG, Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) 02/26 — Malaysia’s health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un’s exiled half-brother was so high that it killed him within 20 minutes and caused “very serious paralysis.”
REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) 02/26 — A man who allegedly plowed into a crowd enjoying the Krewe of Endymion parade on Saturday in the Mid-City section of New Orleans is being investigated for driving while intoxicated,
JIM SUHR and JOHN HANNA, Associated Press OLATHE, Kan. (AP) 02/26 — A Kansas man accused of shooting two Indian immigrants and a third man at a bar,
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) 02/25 — A Maserati is missing after police say a man conned a salesman during a test drive.
Boca Raton police say 45-year-old Michael McGilvary II went to a dealership to test drive a $150,000 Maserati GranTurismo.
VIVIAN SALAMA and ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 02/25 — Analysts at the Homeland Security Department’s intelligence arm found insufficient evidence that citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries included in President Donald Trump’s travel ban pose a terror threat to the United States.
RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press 02/24 – Teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her south Georgia home in 2005, leaving a mystery that had stumped investigators for nearly 12 years — until a tip led to an unexpected arrest.
DAKE KANG and KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA, Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) 02/24 — A new zoo is planned in western Thailand right next to the closed Buddhist temple that ran a lucrative tiger attraction while allegedly trafficking in the endangered beasts.
EILEEN NG, Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) 02/24 — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia last week was the banned chemical weapon VX nerve agent,
JIM SUHR, Associated Press OLATHE, Kan. (AP) 02/24 — A man has been charged with murder in what some witnesses described as a racially motivated shooting at a crowded suburban Kansas City bar that left one Indian man dead and two other men hospitalized.
MEG KINNARD and TOM FOREMAN JR., Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 02/23 — Because he had to leave his day job late, the pastor of a South Carolina church canceled his weekly Bible study class.