HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (AP) 03/30 — A man wanted in the fatal shooting an off-duty police officer in a small Kentucky city was found and killed Friday by law enforcement officials in Tennessee.Read more »
SLIDELL, La. (AP) 03/30— Police in Louisiana say three bystanders jumped in to help an officer when the man he was trying to arrest at a suburban New Orleans Walmart fought him,Read more »
By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) 03/31 — Kept under wraps for nearly two years, body camera footage of a policeman killing Alton Sterling shows the officer threatening to shoot the man and screaming profanities before firing the fatal shots that stoked protests across the nation.
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/31 — Calls for justice and charges against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man aren’t abating in California’s capital city after an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot in the back,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/30 — The brother of the suspected Florida high school gunman pleaded no contest Thursday to trespassing on the campus where the deadly rampage occurred and was later released from jail after being sentenced to time served and six months of probation.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/30 — A New York judge accused of breaking into a neighbor’s home to steal her worn underpants pleaded not guilty Friday to a felony burglary charge.
By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) 03/30 — The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay Orlando nightclub was acquitted Friday on charges of lying to the FBI and helping her husband in the 2016 attack.
By MARIA DANILOVA and LARRY FENN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/29 — A new federal study says armed security officers are becoming more prevalent at America’s schools as a heated debate rages over whether teachers and other school officials should carry guns.
By JULIE WATSON, Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) 03/29 — The U.S. and Mexican governments are sparring over immigration and trade, but the two countries are joining forces on the high seas like never before to go after drug smugglers.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 03/29 — The suspect in the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 is getting letters of support in jail including fan mail and pictures of scantily-clad women in addition to hundreds of dollars in contributions to his commissary account.Read more »
By AMY TAXIN, Associated Press SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) 03/28 — California and its Democratic-controlled Legislature have courted a reputation for leading resistance against the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown.
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/27 — An alleged drug trafficker was accused Tuesday of flooding the New York City area with large quantities of fentanyl from Mexico at a time when overdoses related to the powerful opioid have skyrocketed.
PHOENIX (AP) 03/28 — Officials say 30 people have been detained as part of suspected human smuggling activity in a house in Phoenix.
By ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/28 — President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that the Second Amendment “WILL NEVER BE REPEALED” and called on voters to elect more Republicans in this fall’s congressional elections because the GOP “must ALWAYS hold the Supreme Court.”
By JOHN HANNA, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) 03/28 — A water park company co-owner accused of rushing the world’s tallest waterslide into service and a designer accused of shoddy planning have been charged in the decapitation of a 10-year-old boy on the ride in 2016.
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 03/26 — Five members of the MS-13 street gang have been arrested in the killings of 10 victims in the Las Vegas area over the past year,
By SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 03/26 — A national memorial event for a police officer who lost his life after swapping himself with a hostage being held by an Islamic extremist will take place Wednesday in Paris,
By NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) 03/26 — With the fire alarms silent and staff reportedly nowhere to be seen, a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend of the school recess killed 64 people in Russia’s Siberia.
By TAMARA LUSH and JASON DEAREN, Associated Press 03/26, Lawyers for the Pulse nightclub shooter’s widow said Monday that the government has revealed that his father had been an FBI informant for 11 years before the attack.
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press TREBES, France (AP) 03/24 — A French police officer who offered himself up to an Islamic extremist gunman in exchange for a hostage died of his injuries,