By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/31 — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took a hard line Thursday against funding President Donald Trump’s long-stalled border wall,
By JUAN A. LOZANO and MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) 01/30 — A 61-year-old Texas inmate was executed Wednesday evening for killing a Houston police officer more than three decades ago.
PHOENIX (AP) 01/31 — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Arizona say they’ve made their biggest fentanyl bust ever.
The agency says it will provide details Thursday during a late morning news conference at the Mariposa border crossing in Nogales,
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) 01/31 — A judge has sentenced a 15-year-old boy to 22 to 48 years in prison in the fatal shooting of an Omaha teenager during a dispute that prosecutors say involved drugs.Read more »
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/31 — Detectives have recovered more surveillance footage of “Empire” actor Jussie Smullett walking in downtown Chicago before and after he says he was attacked by two masked men,
By KEN RITTER and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 01/29 — The high-stakes gambler responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.
By JUAN A. LOZANO, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) 01/29 — It started as an attempt to serve a search warrant at a suspected drug house and quickly turned into a gun battle that killed two suspects and injured five officers,
By REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press GONZALES, La. (AP) 01/28 — A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people — including a girl he was dating — was arrested Sunday when he drove up with a gun to his grandmother’s house in Virginia,
ROCKMART, Ga. (AP) 01/28 — Federal authorities have arrested a man wanted in the slayings of four people and injuring of a man in a pair of shootings in Georgia.Read more »
DENVER (AP) 01/28 — Denver police arrested a suspect after an hours-long standoff that left a house burning and two police officers hospitalized.
Police Chief Paul Pazen says the two officers — a veteran and a rookie — were both in fair condition at Denver Health Medical Center and should make a full recovery.
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 01/25 — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) 01/26 — The man who bought two rifles that terrorists used to kill 14 people in a 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino wants to withdraw his guilty plea.Read more »
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/26 — Some legal experts believe there’s a reasonable chance the prison sentence of less than seven years imposed on a white Chicago police officer last week for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times could be tossed out and a new sentencing ordered.
By KEN RITTER and SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press RENO, Nev. (AP) 01/25 — A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it,
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) 01/24 — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression.
Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs,
By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 01/23 — New York City police officers charged a transgender woman with “false personation” and used pink handcuffs to mock her after they arrested her for walking through a park after hours,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/23 — A Florida detective told investigators the former deputy entrusted to protect a high school where 17 people died in a mass shooting last year gave an initial statement filled with inaccuracies about his actions.Read more »
SEBRING, Fla. (AP) 01/24 — The Latest on the killings of five people inside a bank in Sebring, Florida (all times local): 7:10 a.m. A woman identifying herself as the ex-girlfriend of the suspect in a mass shooting inside a Florida bank says he often thought about hurting people and has long been fascinated with death and guns.WSBT in South Bend,Read more »
By TERRY SPENCER and DAVID FISCHER, Associated Press SEBRING, Fla. (AP) 01/24 — A former prison guard trainee who recently moved to Florida from Indiana killed five people during a standoff at a small town bank before surrendering to a SWAT team that stormed the building,