By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 12/19 — After maintaining his innocence for more than a quarter of a century, Reginald Clemons admitted Monday that he took part in the rape and killing of two sisters who were pushed from an abandoned St.
By RACHEL LA CORTE, GILLIAN FLACCUS and MICHAEL SISAK, Associated Press DUPONT, Wash. (AP) 12/19 — Federal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle,
By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 12/19 – The first African-American police chief of Charlottesville, Virginia, abruptly retired Monday, about two weeks after a scathing independent review criticized his “slow-footed response”
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 12/18 — Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday to thank him for a CIA tip that helped thwart a series of bombings in St.
BRUSSELS (AP) 12/18 — A closely watched trial in Belgium involving the only surviving suspect in the 2015 attacks in Paris has been postponed to give a newly appointed lawyer time to prepare.Read more »
By ROB GILLIES, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) 12/18 — Toronto homicide detectives have taken over the investigation of the deaths of billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife after autopsies showed they died from “ligature neck compression.”
By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) 12/18 — The sheriff of Clermont County firmly believes it’s a call of duty for his deputies to carry a nasal spray that brings people back from the brink of death by drug overdose.
By STEPHEN BRAUN and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/17 — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian contacts with President Donald Trump’s campaign has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration,
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) 12/16 — Billboards around the country will thank law enforcement officials later this month on behalf of the family of a Virginia State Police trooper who was killed in the line of duty.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 12/16 — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton defended the state agency that investigates police shootings after a prosecutor criticized the investigation into the death of an Australian woman who was killed by an officer after she called police to report a possible assault.Read more »
By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 12/16 — The U.S. government on Friday announced a seventh straight monthly increase in people being arrested or denied entry along the Mexican border,
By BLAKE NICHOLSON, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) 12/16 — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline,
By ARITZ PARRA and COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MADRID (AP) 12/15 — Spanish authorities on Friday arrested a homicide suspect wanted for months by Italy after three people were killed a day earlier in Spain,
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 12/15 — A 37-year-old man was charged Friday in the shooting of two suburban St. Louis police officers who were saved by their bulletproof vests.
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press QUANTICO, Va. (AP) 12/15 — Taking aim at the credibility of the FBI, President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau’s leadership even as he praised state and local police officers as a bulwark against rising violence and crime.
By MARK STEVENSON, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) 12/16 — Mexico’s Congress approved a law Friday that would give the military a legal framework to act as police,
By TIM TALLEY, Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) 12/15 — A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere while fathering her nine children.
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 12/15 — U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that’s exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader’s arrest a year ago.
By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 12/15 — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him.
By MICHAEL TARM, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHICAGO (AP) 12/14 — The question of whether federal agents display racial bias by staging phony drug stash-house stings overwhelmingly in black neighborhoods is the focus of hearings beginning Thursday in Chicago and could determine whether agencies curtail or even abandon their use nationwide.